Spring 2017 Favorites

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It's been so hot lately so it feels like Summer is in full swing BUT the first official day of Summer is actually tomorrow! Weird, huh?
I've collected a roundup of some of my favorite things from the past season, sort of as a way to reflect all I've done.

Fashion
  • J.Crew white Toothpick jeans: After winter, when the sun comes up, my white jeans come out! I had to really search to find my perfect white jeans (I wrote about my process and requirements in my post here). I wore the crap out of them this Spring and would do it again in a heartbeat!
  • ASOS scalloped skirt: I got this skirt during an ASOS sale and they're hands down my new favorite skirt in my wardrobe! I love the way it looks when paired with a classic warm-weather print like gingham, but it's paired well with my striped shirts and plain white tees too. 
  • J.Crew Factory gingham shirt: I'm so loving gingham at the moment so I jumped at the chance to get this classic shirt when J.Crew Factory had a sale. It's great for both work and play!
Beauty
  • Missha Sunscreen: I recently got this sunscreen because it's by a Korean brand and you know how much I love my K-beauty products! I really like this (I'll have a review up soon) because it's not greasy and has a pleasant smell that doesn't really linger at all. 
  • Glossier Boy Brow: This product was my introduction into brow products and I don't think I can use anything else! It's seriously a HG product in my makeup stash! I wrote a more in-depth review of it here if you want more details. I seriously love it
  • Milk Makeup highlighter: I actually didn't need a new highlighter but I really love Milk Makeup's packaging (whoever is in charge of that over there is doing an excellent job) and I was drawn to the nice design. This highlighter is amazing so my money wasn't wasted, thankfully! It's such a subtle yet universally flattering color!
Books, Movies, and Shows
  • The Things We Wish Were True: This was a great beach read and I almost wish I saved it for my trip to Hawaii next month. I liked the pacing, the characters, and the secrets were just intriguing enough to keep me reading. 
  • Big Little Lies: I read both the book and watched the excellent HBO show starring Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon, and Shailene Woodley. After reading the book, I thought the characters were all perfectly cast and was most definitely a highlight of my Spring!
  • School for Lies: I saw this play at the Shakespeare Theatre last week (details to come soon) and I think this may have been my favorite all theater season! It's very funny and I highly recommend you catching the show if you're ever in DC, NY or if it's at a theater near you. 
Life
  • Moving house!: I moved to a new neighborhood recently and while there are a few adjustments I'm working out, I am loving it! My new building is fantastic and the neighborhood itself is full of things to do. Not to mention there's a grocery store literally across the street and a street car that can take me to one end of the street to the other. LOVE!
  • Trip to California: Brian and I took a trip up to NorCal over Memorial Day Weekend. I finally met his brother and Sister-in-law so that was exciting! I can't wait to see them again when I go to Hawaii for vacation in two weeks! 
What were some of your highlights in Spring?

6 comments

  1. I really want to read Big Little Lies! I tried and failed to get into the tv show but I reckon I would love the book. Good luck in your new home lovely x

    Always, Alice

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  2. Your new neighborhood sounds so charming, I would love to explore more of DC! Happy summer, almost officially ;)
    xo Annie
    New England Romance

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  3. Another great round-up girl! Loved Big Little Lies too!

    xx Rebecca // http://thecyrstalpress.com

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  4. I haven't gotten around to watching Big Little Lies but I really want to! So much effort to watch things that aren't on Netflix hahaha. PS congrats on moving to your new place!

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  5. Congrats on the new house love! :)

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  6. boy brow is #1 on my list! It has been an essential ever since I first started using it a few months ago!

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