Optical Dress-Up

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Growing up I was definitely one of those girls who was "jealous" of those without 20/20 vision and got to wear cute glasses. I even had a few pairs with plastic lenses so I could pretend but back then it wasn't cool to wear "pretend" glasses. Lucky for me that's not the case anymore and glasses are there to use for our styling pleasure. Warby Parker makes it even more fun with their at home try-on program, not to mention the fact that they give a pair to someone in need for every pair purchased. I must have spent three hours on the site playing virtual dress-up before finally narrowing down to my five picks. I'm a huge sucker for sunnies as well so I had to include a couple of those too. It was hard enough to select just five (there's at least three or four I am sad to have left out - eh hem Percey), and now how am I going to choose between them? What do you think - which ones should I keep?

Warby Parker glasses from top to bottom (c/o): Beckett specs in revolver matte black, Tenley sunglasses in midnight blue, Crosby specs in black, Jasper sunglasses in marine slate, Winston specs in lunar fade, Outfit: Theyskens Theory leather jacket, T by Alexander Wang tee, Joe's jeans, J.Crew flats, Valentino bag, Forever 21 bracelet, Michael Kors watch (similar)
Photos by Ian Sheppard

Gazebo Mornings

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Gazebo Mornings
Warby Parker glasses, Alexander Wang pullover, Undrest silk shorts (sold out - boo! But here are some similar ones in a pretty honeydew color), Heath Ceramics mug, Catstudio geography pillow, Woolrich moose pillow, West Elm throw, Melissa Harmonic flip flops

I'm happy to be home in Minnesota for the next week to work with clients and spend some overdue quality time with my family. One of my favorite routines at home is waking up in the morning and going straight out to our backyard gazebo for coffee and long chats. I don't bother changing out of my pajamas (hello, neighbors!) but I always grab a cup of hot coffee on my way out. Small town life is delightfully slower paced than I'm used to, so I love to linger out there for as long as I want, catch up on all my favorite catalogs and trashy mags, and map out the day ahead. We repeat the activity about 8 hours later, only then we have glasses of wine in hand.