CortneyDryden

NASCAR PR rep with a love of horror films, smushed-faced dogs, graphic design, Garth Brooks, college football, and fashion.

Embellished Peplum Top + Best #NSale Denim

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Top: J.Crew (I’m wearing a size 4) / Denim: AG (Part of the #NSale / Size Down) / Bag: Accessory Concierge / Pom Pom Keychain: Accessory Concierge / Earrings: Accessory Concierge / Sunglasses: Karen Walker  / Heels: Sam Edelman / Bracelets: Charming Charlie, J.Crew Factory, Kate Spade


Soooo much to chat about today, y’all! So grab a glass of wine and get ready… First off, there are only a handful of days left in the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale. For some of you guys, that might be awesome because you’re beyond sick of bloggers cramming it down your throat. For others like me, I keep discovering new pieces that are such a steal! My favorite purchases from the #NSale have actually happened in the last week if you can believe it. Namely, these AG boyfriend jeans.

I’ve been a long time fan of AG denim, but have steered clear of boyfriend jeans because I figured they would make my already large calves look even larger. Boy, was I wrong! The relaxed fit actually hides my calves and downplays my problem areas, whereas skinny jeans tend to accentuate them. As long as you size down one size (I’m wearing a size 26), these jeans have the perfect amount of slouchiness without looking sloppy. Plus, they are $75 off until Sunday. If you can’t tell, I am so excited about them!

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How to Style a Pink Blazer

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Blazer: Jess Lea Boutique c/o / Skirt: Madewell (Size Down, I’m wearing an XS / 25% off!) / Tank: TopShop / Clutch: Etsy / Sunglasses: Karen Walker / Heels: Sam Edelman / Watch: Kate Spade (on sale!) / Bracelets: Charming Charlie, J.Crew Factory, Kate Spade


Hi, loves! I am excited to share another look from Charleston. And there’s no better day than Wednesday (duh) to share this hot pink blazer from Jess Lea Boutique! I have always been a fan of lightweight blazers because it is so easy to elevate a casual outfit by just throwing one on. But this HOT pink blazer isn’t for the preppy Spencer Hastings type. This blazer makes a statement!

Have no fear, though, because when it comes to rocking a pink blazer, there are a ton of ways to style it. Some of my favorites include popping it on over all white – be it a white sundress or white skinnies and a tank. The navy stripes on the cuff lend itself to dark denim, as well! But as a gingham fanatic, I was excited to do some serious print mixing! I snagged this Madewell skirt recently (it’s on sale!) and knew it would be such a fun piece to wear with this blazer. I have more traditional Fall looks planned for this skirt, but y’all it was hot and humid in Charleston so sweater looks are on the back burner for now.

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Color Combo Love – Olive & Blush

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Shorts: Nordstrom / Jacket: LOFT / Tank: Nordstrom / Bag: Tory Burch / Mules: Athena Alexander / Necklace: BaubleBar c/o / Hat: Brixton / Sunglasses: Quay


We just got back from Charleston on Sunday and I can’t wait to share all about what we did, where we went, and what we ate! First up is this transitional outfit. If you want to blend right in with the scenery (i.e. pink buildings and palm trees), this is the look for you! I am currently crushing on the color combo of olive and blush. I love how the utility vibe of olive tones down the girliness of the blush and makes this look easily transition to Fall.

While exploring the Holy City, it’s tough to miss The Mills House. This historic pink hotel stands out even in a city full of gorgeous pastels. While we were en route from The Market to Husk, we stopped by to shoot a few looks and this was hands down my favorite. Probably because these pieces have been my go-tos and can be re-purposed for a ton of looks.

While it was still sweltering in Charleston this weekend, I couldn’t resist breaking out this field jacket. I purchased it recently after hunting for the perfect one for a few seasons. I just love the material and how the sleeves buckle. This Tory Burch tote and pink pleated shorts are some of the last remaining pieces in the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale and are too good to miss! Hurry though, the sale ends in less than a week. Finally, these Athena Alexander mules were perfect for all the walking we did this weekend. They are incredibly comfortable and the perfect shade of nude-blush to match all my pastel outfits.

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