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July Fabletics that I'm Loving 😍🙌🏻
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Work from home uniform: T-shirt, sports bra (sometimes), bun, blue light glasses and leggings. You know what they say, dress for success 🙃😂
Buuuuut when I can find an *actual* outfit that’s comfy and I don’t feel awk when UPS 📦 rings my doorbell and I look boho (not in the chic way), I’m a happy gal!! 😍🙌🏻
That’s whyyyyy I love @fabletics and these joggers and their leggings! 💃🏼


Here’s a treat:
You can snag 2 leggings for $24 with the link in my bio so you can see what I’m talking about! 🎉
QUESTION: Whats your go to “at home” outfit??

Necklet
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If you’ve ever seen me on my instagram stories, I can’t stop talking about this genius invention! It’s a tool to help stack your favorite necklaces! I like to wear three necklaces at a time, but it is a hassle to put them all on and take them all off every time. But with my Necklet, I can easily add my necklaces, and just have to snap it on and off whenever I’m ready to wear it. It acts as one necklace with an easy magnetic clasp to hold it all together! I seriously use this gadget all the time, and it has changed the jewelry-wearing game! You definitely do not want to miss out on this one; head here to buy one for yourself!

$18 skirt in 18 patterns!
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Y’all know I’m all about cutting corners to make life easy peasy 🍋 squeezey
Sooooo I snagged this skirt from @amazon for $18 and I can think of at least 7 ways to style it 🙌🏻
OH! And it comes in 18 patterns, so yeah. Best summer wardrobe purchase ever and the easiest to transition into fall with a cute sweater front tucked in. See where I’m going with this? Trying to help my sisters out 🤩😍



Sushi at Cowfish!
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We went to @thecowfishsbb, ate allllllll the sushi we could stuff in at once - I had the time of my life.
I think I could easily eat sushi every night for the rest of my life 🍣😜 like, is sushi a love language? I think it’s mine! Fun fact, Thomas didn’t like sushi and hadn’t really tried it until our honeymoon. Once he tried it, he fell in love and we visited the sushi bar every night before dinner at the resort 😂🙈💕

Click here for my outfit!


Nordstrom Sale Dupes from Amazon

It’s no secret we all love a good sale, like who doesn’t love to save some major mullah?! But, here’s the deal: home girl can’t afford everything she wants from the same (home girl being me). And if I’m completely honest, I cringe when I see girls going bonkers and walking out with 10 bags. Yikes. Just me? Am I the only person who double checks my sales before clicking “checkout” or swiping my card? I hope not!

This year, I did some digging to see if I could find similar or close to similar from other vendors and guess what - Amazon won every time. Soooo, here are my picks of what I would looooove to purchase from the #NSale buuut I found some dupes that I had to share! Good friends share good deals, am I right?!

P.S. If the links won’t load, try refreshing the browser/page! 😉

 
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I eyed this skirt right away and imagined pairing it with some fun sneakers, strappy sandals or cute booties with a white v-neck or black sweater depending on the weather/season. But, I found some comparable and maybe even better below!

 
 
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Don’t quote me but this may be a great dupe! I haven’t personally ordered the Amazon dress but I’m willing to try! The colors are limited and the sizing may be questionable but the dress looks the exact same

 
 
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These jeans. Gah, I love me some Free People but ripped jeans are not a new idea, they’ve been around a block or two, so I had to find some similar and I did! If you ask me, Free People jeans aren’t the comfiest thing I’ve ever put on my lower body, either, so it’s not like you’d be compromising comfort over here.

 
 
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OKAY HERE ME LOUD AND CLEAR. This cami is great but not incredible so please please please cut some corners on this layer-able piece! I bet you can’t even tell the difference between this one above and the others below.

 
 
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Pleated midi skirts are in - so, Nordstrom isn’t the only one selling them. Make sure to check elsewhere for other colors/patterns!

 
 
 

This camo jacket won’t be a staple for me. I only see myself wearing it every-so-often switching it out with denim jacket, leather jacket and sweaters. With that being said, I won’t be spending $130 on a jacket that will be on the hanger most of the season.

 
 
 

I’ve bought comfy joggers on Amazon before that are half the price of these and I get compliments all the time.

 
 
 

Don’t get me wrong, Zella leggings are soo super comfy! So if you prefer comfort in your leggings, get the Nordstrom ones but if you don’t mind the material and you just want the fit, get a few of the Amazon ones for the price of one pair above.

 
 
 

Besides the fact that the ones above have sold out, I liked the print of the booties below better than the Nordstrom ones

 
 
 

Honestly, I prefer the lace up sandals below, add the fact that they’re less expensive and it’s a winner!

 
 
 

Black booties with pointed toe? Doesn’t seem super revolutionary to me. Sorry, Nordstrom, but I’m going elsewhere. ✌🏼

 
 
 

I have a friend that has the leather jacket below and it looks soo good on her! I’m planning on getting one of my own for the Fall!

 
 
 

The only difference between the one above and the ones below is that the above sneakers are Converse and below are a variety of other brands. I’m not quite sure about the difference in comfort!

 
 
 

I like how one of the pairs below has more of a pointed toe than the one above - again, not quite sure about the comfort level.

 

Are you looking for anything else in particular? If so, I’d love to know! Comment what you’re looking for below and I’ll add them in this post! 🖤

My Anthropologie Sale Picks

Anthropologie sales are the best - sometimes…

Sometimes they can be picked over and wimpy but right now, they have an extra 30% off of sale and lots of these sale items have been marked time at least 3 times already! For example, I got a pair of $126 sweatpants for $14! Yep. I promise ya.

So, it’s too good not to share right? I get a little overwhelmed with sales like this so I went through and picked my favorites, in all price ranges, for you to look through, too!

The 30% off is applied on top of the price you see online as is applied at checkout! If the items don’t load on your device, try refreshing the page, it always works!

Clothes + Accessories

 

Home + Office

 
Looking Forward + Fabletics
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Your today and your future needs you, your past does not.
That’s why your head faces the same direction as your feet, so you can look where you’re going, not where you’ve been.
That’s why the morning always comes after night.
That’s why it’s so fun to jump when gravity pulls you back down. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Funny that when we look at the way things work around us, we start to get small revelations of the way we’re meant to operate, too, huh?

Art on the Rocks Outfit
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We’ve been adding events to our summer bucket list and Bham peeps, I have something for you! Tonight, @bhammuseum gave us a sneak peek of Art on the Rocks this evening and it was delightful! Make sure to catch one of the three nights of #ArtontheRocks this summer!
I love my city!


How cute is this ruffled neck romper from @fabrikhomewood?! Perfect for your evening out, rush in the fall or bridal + baby showers this wedding season! 🙌🏻😍

Birmingham Summers ☀️
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I’ll tell you what, the Awtreys are pumped about summertime in Birmingham! Baseball games, grilling out with friends, pool days and bike rides ☀️ 🚲 🍔 ⚾️ 🍦💦🌸
WE 👏🏼ARE 👏🏼STOKED 👏🏼


What’s on your summer bucket list??
Also, because you should know:
1. These shoes are perfect for any summer adventure, cute but so so comfy
2. These shorts are $20 and the softest chambray you’ll ever feel
3. I like that kimonos are still in - the perfect lightweight accessory to your simple summer ‘fit.



⭐️ My go-to necklace stack! ⭐️
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I get asked about this stack often, it’s one of my favorites. Each piece is either fun or super special to me.

  1. The top is from Madewell, one of my faves! Has lasted forever, hasn’t tarnished and it’s adjustable for whatever length you want!

  2. The middle is a sweet piece my mom got for me on my dad’s birthday with his birthdate engraved on it. Here’s a similar one I found that you can get custom made!

  3. The last piece that hangs the lowest is a pendant Thomas got me when we started dating. He said, and I quote, “this will be one of the first diamonds I give you.” NERVE OR SWAG?? I’m not sure!

Karama Collection Discount Code
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You've heard me talk about @karamacollection time and time again, and now I want you to know how great they truly are!

In case you can’t wait to get your hands on some of these pieces, you can use the code RACHEL20 for 20% off of your purchase at @karamacollection! 🙌🏻

I love this company for so many reasons:

  1. Their products are gooood and made with dignity (love that)

  2. Their profit aids high school students to go to Young Life camps!

Style Tip: Styling a Body Suit

STYLE TIP: do you add camis to your outfit if your top is sheer or if you’re layering? Try replacing it with a bodysuit! 🤯
1. It stays tucked in
2. No worries about the straps falling down
3. It’s more discrete than a cami bunching up underneath 🙌🏻


I’m linking a few of my favorite bodysuits that I love, are comfortable and affordable here (along with the rest of this outfit)
Are you team bodysuit?! If so, anyone else know the restroom struggle? 😂🙈

Jumpsuit + Chocolate Fondue
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Tonight we ate our weight in sushi + chocolate fondue (not at the same time 😝) and I am not mad about it 🙌🏻🍫🍣
Good thing this jumper is comfy + cute for the food coma I’m about to enter. You can snag it and other cutie things for your next vacay at @fabrikhomewood! ✨🥂
What’s your fave thing to do in Seaside, Rosemary, Grayton Beach area??

True40 + the Best Leggings 💪🏼


“up and inch and down an inch” on repeat until we’re shaking and sweating has actually become tons of fun, especially when I get to do it in comfy leggings like these from @vspink! 💪🏻


Wanna try out True40?? Use the code RACHEL at the Downtown or Cahaba location!

The Felt Hat I Love 😍

One of our favorite Awtrey conversation games is Happy + Crappy. It gives a chance to talk about things we love (or didn’t love) about a trip or an experience. Communication is key, they say. 🖤


In general, here’s parts of my happy + crappy list from Spring so far 👇🏼👇🏼👇🏼
Happy: Motown music, oat milk lattes, grilling out, my herb garden I want to plant, cheap Amazon finds like this hat, car washes, @behindtheblisspodcastideas, safer beauty ☀️
Crappy: pollen, gluten hives (iykyk)


What would you say are your happies + crappies? Would love to hear them! 😂💕