It is JUNE 1st! How is that even possible? In honor of Summer being right around the corner, I have a fun and silly post for your entertainment. Let me know what you think. If you love what you are reading, share it with friends! Here we go…

“A day spent with you is my favorite day.”

Summer and I shared the best 3 months a girl could ever ask for….it was wild and exciting and heartbreaking all in one..this is our story.

Memorial Day Weekend was my first date with summer. I was nervous and excited. A million thoughts were running through my head. What if we don’t get along?… what if Summer isn’t hot?….OMG what if we end up going swimming….I am so not ready to show off my summer body (LOL)  I spent hours trying to find the perfect outfit to wear for that MDW bbq and decided it was time to shave my legs all the way up to my thigh…(who else gets lazy in winter and only shaves the pieces of skin that are exposed in your jeans….come on guys I can’t be the only one…) All that aside, I was excited to see where this relationship was going and when we met….it was love at first sight.

By July 4th, my relationship with summer was in full swing. I was serious, committed, attached at the hip. We spent our days drinking on the beach and our nights talking about life… wishing the days would never end. You could say that by July 4th…the SPARKS were flying. We were madly in love and I took all of Summer’s good qualities (the sunshine and 80 degree weather) for granted.

Then came Labor Day Weekend….and was I exhausted. We had seen every corny summer romance movie that ever existed. We consumed unhealthy amounts of smores, hot dogs and sangria. I started to see a different side of summer. The sun was not out as long and the leaves are changing colors a bit. I knew it was coming to an end soon but neither one of us had the courage to call it quits. We attended our Labor Day clam bakes, took one last trip to the beach and came to terms with the fact that things were never going back to how they were. It was so fun while it lasted but this chapter had to come to a close. I was sad and in denial and keep scrolling through my Instagram feed looking at old photos of Summer and I. The tan lines, cute denim skirts and “Lifes A Beach” captions haunted me for weeks.

Summer was the type of ex I will think about forever. I did try moving on to others like fall and winter. They hooked me with good food and amazing shopping… but I realized after a few blizzards… that they made me the worst version of myself. Summer is most definitely the one that got away.

And that my friends, is the story of Summer and I. Hope you enjoyed. Make sure you cherish every second of your upcoming relationship with summer….you don’t know what you have till it’s gone.

Keep an eye out for more summer content coming your way soon.

Till Next Time,

xoxo Nam

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This summer has been full of “out there” trends and one of my favorites have been Kimonos. I bought this gorgeous Kimono from Shein (linked below) in early spring and have been so excited to share it with you all.

Kimonos can be tricky to style especially when they are floor length and printed. I decided to go with a super casual pair of ripped jeans (literally the same jeans I wear with everything lol) and a black tank. I paired it with nude platform heels so that the Kimono wouldn’t drag (it is a little long me). Kimonos come in all shapes and lengths so you have options based on what you are most comfortable with.

An alternative way to style Kimonos are over a bikini! I absolutely loved wearing this to the beach as a cover up. It is light, comfy and adds the extra oomph to any outfit!

Hope you guys loved this piece as much as I did! I have linked all the pieces from this look as well as some of my other favs! Show me how you all style your Kimonos and as always feel free to reach out with any questions!

xoxo Nams

 

(all photos taken by Rachel Radcliffe Photography)

 

 

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