This year, back to school is looking SO different for everyone. We just found out that we will be doing online classes until October, so we have decided to stay on the West Coast where we will have more outdoor space, fresh air and be near extended family.
The kids and I are ready for the challenge and have decided to make the best out of our current situation. When we found out that school was going to be online, the first thing both of my kids said was “will we still be able to go back to school shopping“? With so many unknowns, I couldn’t believe that this is what they were asking me about! I guess, if I think about it from their perspective, one of the most exciting aspects about going back to school is shopping for new clothes and supplies. It’s all about keeping the most “normal” routine, whether you will be going back to school virtually or in person.
Ok, let’s be honest…it’s been really really hard to get a pedicure these last few months. NYC only recently opened nail salons and it has been quite the hassle to schedule an appointment. So, to make things easier, I thought I would help you all by sharing my trick…10 perfect summer sandals that do not require a perfect pedi! Hide your piggies and show off your new beautiful sandals!
A slip dress is a wardrobe necessity and a bold slip dress is a summer staple! Just about every designer and store has their own version of a summer slip but the one thing they all have in common is exciting and fun colors! I love, love, love a slip silky dress. I wear it with sneakers for a casual day of running around and jazz it up with a heel for dinner! If it’s chilly, layer it with a blazer or cardigan. Belt it to add dimension and you are set! Here are some fabulous slip dresses that can easily be worn from now into fall:
Now that we are all masked up, what do we do with our lips? Just when you thought you wouldn’t be able to wear your favorite lipstick again, I found the perfect solution…long-lasting smudge proof lipstick! Wearing a mask doesn’t mean that you have to say goodbye to bold lips. Instead, say hello to some of my favorite long-lasting lipsticks!
Summer Fridays are the best! I know they aren’t the same as before but do you remember when Summer Fridays referred to the casual day where everyone could wear comfortable yet chic outfits to work? And some of us would even get half days so we could jet off to the beach for a longer weekend? Ahhhh, those were the days! Lol! Well, if those days still applied to us, this is what I would be wearing. Now that everyday is pretty much casual Friday, here are some of my favorite dresses to wear from desk to dinner to the beach (or on a Zoom meeting from home)!
How chic is this sandal trend! The barely there sandal is trending right now more than ever! So cute, chic, simple and affordable! This is the perfect way to replace the the basic flip flop and jazz up the foot a bit. Because it’s barely there, you can pair it with just about any outfit! These shoes are so fab you might need them in every color. Here are a few of my favorite styles:
Now that our new normal includes wearing a mask in the heat of summer, I’m sure we are all thinking the same thing…MY SKIN!!! UGH…I have already noticed a huge huge difference in my chin and lower cheeks that has lead me to put my facialist on speed dial! Wearing a mask saves lives but it also may cause…masknee…here are some tips on how to avoid breakouts!
This year, back to school will look very different for all of us. There is a lot of uncertainty as to what will happen but regardless of whether we homeschool our children at the kitchen table or walk them to the bus stop, we are all in need of new school supplies and clothing!