Alison’s Friday Favorites

TGIF Pretties and welcome to another edition of Friday Favorites!  If you’re new around here, Alison’s Friday Favorites is a weekly list of anything that makes my life a little easier, prettier or happier.  Here are a few things that checked those boxes this week.

Favorite #1 – Embroidered Tops

I may be slightly obsessed with embroidered tops this spring/summer.  They just make it so darn easy to look cute! Seriously, just throw one on with your favorite pair of jeans or denim shorts and voila!  Instant outfit.

The top in this flat lay is from last year and is now sold out but this embroidered top has similar colors in it. It’s perfect paired up with my most favorite jeans and a pair of red sandals.

[Embroidered Top:  Similar/Frayed Hem Jeans:  Same/Wrap Bracelet:  Same/Earrings:  Same/Sandals:  Similar/Saddle Bag:  Same]

I bought this chambray one last week, you can expect to see it on the blog soon.

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[Chambray Embroidered Top]

This embroidered yoke tank is really cute and would go great with fray edge white shorts.

yoke tank

[Embroidered Yoke Top]

This one breaks the bank but it’s a STUNNER, right?

madewell top

[Embroidered Cotton Top]

Favorite #2 – Age Appropriate Shorts

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Want to know why I’m making that face?  Because last week I went out on the ultimate shorts shopping mission – to find age appropriate shorts.  Tune in next Wednesday for the full report of my findings – including the pair that made that face happen!

Favorite #3 – Multi Colored Beaded Necklaces

News Flash:  Summer is hot in Texas.  HOT, I tell you!  Which means it’s 120% harder to dress cute (that’s an arbitrary number that I just pulled out of my you know what).  But you get it.

Since layering is out of the question (unless you’re into spontaneous combustion) accessories are KEY to taking an outfit from ho hum to something special.  One of my all time favorite ways to jazz up an outfit is to add some colorful beaded necklaces.  This beaded necklace has so many great colors in it and it’s a steal!

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[Multi Color Beaded Necklace]

Favorite #4 – Tie Shoulder Tee

I’d be lying if I said I haven’t already worn this gray tie shoulder tee five times in two weeks.  By my math, that’s nearly 38% of the time since I’ve owned it!  Yes, I love it that much and it seems to go with everything from my frayed hem jeans to distressed white jeans and bright shorts.  I can’t quit it.


[Gray Tie Shoulder Tee]

Favorite #5 – Mother’s Day Sale

If you’ve been wanting to get one of the silk scarves from the GYPO Collection, there’s never been a better time.  Through Tuesday, May 9th at midnight you can get $10 off your total order with code GYPOMOMS. These wearable art silk scarves make a unique gift and a portion of proceeds goes to benefit Genesis Women’s Shelter & Support. So you can feel good about your purchase!  Check out the collection HERE.


It’s Your Turn:  What are you loving this Friday?  Tell me in the comments!

Linking up with Erika, Narci and Andrea for Friday Favorites.