Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Blue + White Look in Paris

If you were wondering, yes Paris is just as beautiful as you can imagine. In fact it's even more beautiful. I literally still close my eyes to remember flashes of the city and all the people in it. We stayed at an amazing hotel near all of the famous spots to see but really it was just far enough outside the loop to get a glimpse into the lives of everyday Parisians. The best of both worlds! Each morning I stood out on our balcony watching the sunrise and taking it all in. I literally got so lost just looking off in the distance I would forget about the things we had planned to explore.

Walking around aimlessly was just about my favorite thing to do and while I wore many outfits including some over the top frilly dresses like in this post I was loving some casual style all the same. White jeans are so essential and pair up so well with many tops and blouses. The current combo I'm loving is all things blue and white. Classic in my opinion!

When in Paris be prepared for the walking so I'd stick to more casual vibes such as this look or dresses that are comfortable. It's all about comfort, but really though it's Paris so fashionable attire is a must.

Always, 

Ashlei 
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Tuesday, May 16, 2017

29th Anniversaire in Paris

To be nearly three decades old I've had many birthday celebrations over the years. Each year when I was younger my mommy would take me shopping to pick out a dress. Not just any old dress, a special one, a birthday dress! As I've gotten older I've continued this tradition on my own. It's not about what designer label it is or how much it costs, it's simply about how the dress makes you feel. And this one makes me feel so special! Vibrant color and ruffles galore, oh my! I can't even recall how many times growing up I wished for princess parties and dreamt of the most magical times in my life. This birthday I spent it in the most magical place that I have ever seen, Paris! As I type the words I still have to remind myself that the experience was real. All of the movies and google images don't do the city of Paris justice. Until I saw it with my own eyes I couldn't have imagined how much I would fall in love with Paris and celebrating my birthday makes me fall in love even more. I woke up to breakfast in bed and rhen spend the day being whirled around the city to get my first morning look at the Eiffel Tower, take pictures, and shop to my hearts content. I may have been overdressed for the occasion but I honestly felt perfectly "Wells Dressed", see what I did there? I wore this beauty to dinner and a late night twirl around Laudree for chocolates and macaroons. Did I mention walking The along the Seine River at night to see the twinkling Eiffel Tower? Swoon! This dress was so perfect for my magical birthday in Paris but also could be amazing for upcoming events. Think of all those weddings and graduations than need a dress such as this. A closet stunner! My birthday was a snippet of the trip but certainly an important highlight! I'll be sharing more details of my European vacation soon. This past year at 28 I took risks, faced challenges and lived life not than ever. I traveled on solo adventures to Chicago, San Francisco, and Dallas collecting memories I'll cherish for a lofetime. I once thought that life as I aged would be boring but little did know that we continuously come into our own with every passing year. I find myself a little more each year and in this particular year I found freedom in being unafraid. Life is so beautiful and I am thankful. Cheers to 29 and all that it will bring!

 Always,

Ashlei
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Sunday, May 14, 2017

Amazing Spring Pajama Sets

Good morning loves! I am back from my European vacation and excited to share this new post with you. While on vacation or little getaways I like to pack pretty pajama sets instead of my normal oversized t-shirts from college. As I get older I truly believe a few pajama sets are like essentials! I rang in my birthday in Paris and with that I thought it so special to wear a cute set while enjoying the morning with breakfast in bed. I think this set is absolutely darling and love that they are ao cozy! Pajamas that aren't cozy don't even make sense right? I love classic sets like this with contrasting trim and button front details but some of my other faves includes ruffles, florals, and even rompers (not bathroom friendly but soooo cute!)!  Linking up some favorites and all are under $20! There's no question, you need them!


Always, 

Ashlei
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