Creative Conversations: Riley of Gunner & Lux

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Happy Tuesday, y’all! We're sharing one of our FAVORITE features, "Creative Conversations" today with the uber talented nine-year-old entrepreneur, Riley, of Gunner & Lux, a daughter and dad made kids’ jewelry brand. We adore Riley’s artistic eye, creativity, and unique style and couldn’t be more excited to chat with Riley and share the brilliant launch of her brand new collaboration with J.Crew!

Seriously, can you imagine pulling off a brilliant brand collaboration at the ripe old age of 9?? We have been patiently waiting for the release of the Gunner & Lux collection with J.Crew’s crewcuts- and the line is of course, absolutely DARLING! How perfect is this pearl “Charmed” necklace, this “Solid Gold” bag, and these shooting star sunglasses?!? We wish this “Made of Stars” striped t-shirt came in our size! You can check out Riley’s entire collaboration here.

We LOVE Riley’s look and her ability to effortlessly pull together her uniquely chic and charming signature style! We stalk her Instagram regularly for styling inspo and have rounded up a few items at the very bottom that we think everyone should own… inspired by Riley. (P.S. How amazing is her dad?!?) Enjoy!

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a few of our favorite sale finds!

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DEAL ALERT! Have you popped over to Tory Burch to shop the site’s private sale? Right now is truly the best opportunity to snap up Tory Burch pieces at a fraction of their original cost! We’ve rounded up some of our favorite finds below and how we would wear these sale items!

For a chic night out on the town… we’d pair this opulent botanical dress with these statement making earrings, these cap toe heels, and this honeypot bucket bag for a complete look.

For spring break… we’ve got the perfect outfit! LOVE is an understatement with this linen caftan. Make sure you take a peek at the raffia, seed beads, wooden rounds and fringe tipped with seashells details… they’re absolutely swoon worthy. We’d wear the caftan with these tassel earrings (under $70!), a pair of these capri style sandals (on sale for $8), and these retro inspired sunglasses. Need to transition from day to night? Just swap out the sandals for a pair of these metallic heels and this frame bag in a fun color!

For weekend fun… need an outfit for brunch with your girlfriends? We’d sport this camel color coat (on major sale), our go-to jeans, a classic cashmere sweater, this patent saddlebag (under $200), a pair of slingback pumps, and top it off with these sunglasses.

For date night… we are swooning over this feminine silk dress (over 60% off), and would accessorize with these block heels, a petite satchel, and a pair of statement earrings like these sea inspired twist earrings (currently 50% off).

For a poolside day… we adore this embellished v neck tunic, with this daisy one piece (which by the way has built in SPF 50 sun protection), these oversized black frame sunglasses, a classic straw hat, and these bow sandals.

Happy Shopping!

this  favorite floral handbag  is a score right now

this favorite floral handbag is a score right now

we are swooning over this  linen caftan  with the most elaborate beaded detail

we are swooning over this linen caftan with the most elaborate beaded detail

you know we can’t resist a  great reversible piece

you know we can’t resist a great reversible piece

these  beaded shell earrings  are marked down to $69

these beaded shell earrings are marked down to $69

snap up this  chic coat  - it’s over 60% off right now

snap up this chic coat - it’s over 60% off right now

our  favorite star slides  are on major sale

our favorite star slides are on major sale

how darling are the tiered sleeves on this  dress ?

how darling are the tiered sleeves on this dress?

in need of a  parka ? This is a deal not to be missed!

in need of a parka? This is a deal not to be missed!

this  vintage inspired paisley dress  is a score right now

this vintage inspired paisley dress is a score right now

we adore this  coat  with its off center dome buttons

we adore this coat with its off center dome buttons

this feminine  daisy dress  is a must have for spring

this feminine daisy dress is a must have for spring

Friday Favorites!

mark d. sikes  in veranda / photo: Amy neunsinger / the scallop detail in this kitchen made our hearts skip a beat!

mark d. sikes in veranda / photo: Amy neunsinger / the scallop detail in this kitchen made our hearts skip a beat!

how happy is this space?!?

how happy is this space?!?

we spy one of our  favorite wallpapers !

we spy one of our favorite wallpapers!

we’re  green with envy  and would love to curl up with a coffee and a book here

we’re green with envy and would love to curl up with a coffee and a book here

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Happy Friday, Yall! We are swooning over the talented work of one of our very FAVORITES, Mark D. Sikes ( as seen above in this month’s issue of Veranda). From the playful wallpaper, to saturated color, to bold patterns encompassing every stunning space… no detail has been overlooked in this Birmingham home. We feel ourselves gravitating towards all things blue, green, and mustard, items bursting with pattern, and sweet details… all clearly inspired by this charming space. Check out some of our FAVORITE pieces we’ve rounded up this Friday that reflect this aesthetic.

1. In case you missed our recent blog post about our very FAVORITE sale of the year we’ve put together a cliff notes version here! Shopbop is having their amazing annual “spend more, save more” sale and we couldn’t be more excited about it! So many of our FAVORITE brands that RARELY go on sale are participating like - like Tory Burch, Marysia, Loeffler Randall, Lisa Marie Fernandez, just to name a few! Want to know what’s at the tippy top of our wishlist? The color block resort maxi, this crisscross striped maxi, this leopard print v-neck dress, and these raffia floral slides. Check out all the sale items HERE! Happy shopping!

2. Exciting news - One Kings Lane is also hosting a “buy more, save more” sale! One of our favorite pair of lamps is on sale, along with this classic striped rug in our favorite blue and white color palette! How perfect would a set of these white Bermuda captains chairs look in a sunroom?!? We’ve had our eyes on this lively chinoiserie skirted ottoman and are adding it to our carts right now! Last, but certainly not least, our Color Study collection is also participating, so snap them up while they are a deal!

3. Hurry over to Tory Burch because her private sale is in full swing! So many incredible pieces are on sale for a fraction of their original cost - up to 70% off! Curious what’s in our cart? This ladylike classic (now under $100!), this botanical print silk neckerchief (now under $40!), this bell sleeve dress, this pleated shirt dress (over 60% off), this stone studded cuff, and these beaded statement earrings (they’re $59). We also adore this sweet daisy dress that’s now over 60% off! Our favorite star slides and printed shoulder bag are also included in this sale!

4. You know we love a great deal! We have been loving the new spring arrivals at H&M like this ruffled blouse in crisp cotton, this whimsical printed dress, and this patterned wrap dress - all under $50! One of our FAVORITE finds of the week is this eyelet embroidery tunic - it is so darling! Have you ever browsed through the home section of H&M? We are loving all the affordable finds like this seagrass placemat (under $10) and this black and white geometric box perfect for storing accessories!

5. One of our favorite sources for clothing, NET-A-PORTER recently marked down a bunch of items (cue the excitement)! We love this marigold print dress (currently 50% off) and this mini blue fringe straw bag (it’s now $44!). Snap them up while you can! We’ve also got our eyes on this floral wrap dress and this ruffled maxi skirt. You can shop all of our NET-A-PORTER favorites here on our blog!

6. There’s truly no better time than now to create something beautiful and bespoke for your own home at Serena & Lily - they are currently offering 20% off all custom furniture and we couldn’t be more excited! We absolutely love the tailored silhouette of this sofa and this sectional! And how great would this dramatic headboard look in a bold pattern? Or this dining chair in a stripe? We think this bench would look perfect at the foot of a bed in a contrasting color. Can’t decide on a certain fabric for a piece? Send us a DM on Instagram with the piece you are looking at and we’d love to give you our opinion!

7. J.Crew seems to always have a great sale going on which we can definitely appreciate! Today they are offering 30% off full price styles and an extra 50% off sale items! We just added this high neck gingham jumpsuit to our carts, along with these suede buckle slides and this rich gold wrap dress. Oh and how darling is this belted button down dress with its emerald green piping detail?!?

8. Speaking of more deals… the Old Navy sandals we can’t get enough of are also on sale again! Searching for a score? We love this striped bow dress that’s in such a happy yellow from Mango! Also from Mango, are these classic ballerina flats (under $60), these resin hoop earrings (under $20) and this bicolor Matisse inspired scarf (under $20)!

9. We love how transformative pillows can be in a space. Take a peek at a few of our favorites like this botanical print pillow, this green ikat pillow (nearly 50% off), and this indigo patterned pillow (under $80). This Indian wood block pillow is a steal at under $50! You can always shop all of our pillow favorites here!

10. We’re always on the hunt for great rugs and we’ve rounded up a few of our favorites! So many of our rug finds from Overstock have been marked down even more like this natural seagrass rug! This azure hand knotted rug is part of the One Kings Lane sale as well as this timeless blue and white rug - grab them while they are on sale!

Happy weekend and shopping!

One of our favorite sales of the year!

SALE ALERT! You know we LOVE the thrill of the hunt and scoring great deals which is why the Shopbop Sale is truly one of our FAVORITE sales of the year!

So many of our FAVORITE brands that rarely go on sale are participating like Tory Burch, Marysia, Loeffler Randall, Lisa Marie Fernandez, just to name a few! Snap up pieces like this color block resort maxi, this pair of pearl sandals, this statement making beaded dress, and this colorful striped dress while they’re up to 25% off! The more you spend, the more you SAVE!

Curious what’s in our cart? We are loving these santorini infinity sandals, this bold red maxi dress, this heart bucket bag, and this terra-cotta eyelet dress! These metallic wrap sandals are almost identical to one of our favorites pairs of shoes that we always receive questions about! Speaking of shoes… how darling are these polka dot pointed flats and these swoon worthy embroidered sandals?!? We LOVE the silhouette of this breezy jumpsuit and it comes in black or white! Searching for a great handbag? This woven bag is so versatile, as well as this crochet tote!

Spring break is right around the corner! Have you snapped up a new swimsuit to celebrate? We love the strap detail on this one piece, this twist front bathing suit and this smocked swimsuit. Need the perfect pareo? This Roberta Roller Rabbit coral sarong is so sweet.

Check out all the sale items HERE! Happy shopping!

Handbag Favorites!

how darling is this  loeffler Randall woven tote ?

how darling is this loeffler Randall woven tote?

this  honeypot basket  is a steal right now!

this honeypot basket is a steal right now!

we’re swooning over the chunky beaded handle on this  bag

we’re swooning over the chunky beaded handle on this bag

Happy Tuesday, y’all! Nothing makes us happier than a great handbag, so we wanted to do a quick roundup of some of our favorites and some we are crushing on for spring! We love this leather metallic tote, this pebbled leather bag, and this large leather shopper tote. You know we can’t resist a great woven find - check out this wicker frame bag, this mini rattan handbag, and this natural clutch. This pleated bucket bag made us swoon! Same with this fun feather tote! Still searching for that perfect purse? Take a peek at all of our favorites here!