Frugal Friday // Week 4 + Styling a Simple White Tee

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I don’t know about you but sometimes, especially in the summer, I just want to be COMFY and feel like I don’t have to tug on this and tug on that to look like I have it all together (I know you feel me). This outfit is so simple, so casual, and so comfy. The main piece? A simple white tee.

This tee is from the amazing Ellis and Company. Guys, this company is going to be super involved with my Frugal Friday series because they have the most amazing prices! I just can’t get enough of them.

A tee that is almost an exact replica is currently being sold at Nordstrom from $72.00, you can find it here. Its at Ellis and Company for $27 (holy amazing price difference!) and I’m in love with it. The quality is extremely durable and so soft. Plus, I have a coupon code for you! I swear giving you coupon codes it my absolute favorite thing. Use “Whit20” for 20% off your whole order at Ellis and Company! The this top will end up being $21 with the code, holy cow!

The beautiful necklace is from Larae Boutique, yes the same boutique that I got that beautiful gold and white clutch from in my Summer Date Night Look post. The necklace is only $5 with coupon code “whitj10” for 10% off anything in their shop! 

The head wrap is from my favorite head wrap company, Moxie and Threads use code “whitjmoxie” for 20% off, this is an ongoing coupon code, remember to find all of my ongoing coupon codes on my “Coupon Code” page.

Now for the price breakdown:

Headwrap: $7 from Moxie and Threads use code “whitjmoxie” for 20% off your whole purchase. (make sure to sign up for Ebates to get money back on your purchase at Etsy!)

Sunglasses: $6 at J Crew Sale semiannual at the Outlets at Traverse mountain, they were half off and then another %25. (make sure to sign up for Ebates to get money back on your purchase at J Crew online)

White Tee: $21 at Ellis and Company with code “Whit20” for 20% off your whole purchase. 

Necklace: $5 at Larae Boutique with code “whitj10” for 10% off anything in their shop!

Jeans: $25 from Target (use the Red Card for 5% off your purchase, also make sure to use Ebates to get cash back for your purchase at Target!)

Cutest Sandals Ever: $15 on GroopDealz, an amazing site that brings you incredible deals on a daily basis. I got these sandals for over half off from them!

Total: $79

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Tribal Prints For The Win + Leggings Giveaway

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This tribal print top from Olivia Wares was so easy to style, I fell in love with it from the second I saw it. It has just the right amount of tribal print and just the right about of detail. Not to mention it is so comfy, long, and flattering. It’s length makes it the perfect leggings tunic; and because I basically live in leggings and midi dresses, you can imagine my excitement! Remember to take advantage of 40% off at Olivia Wares with code “whitneyj” at checkout, its good until this Sunday, July 12th. 

I am also doing a leggings giveaway on my Instagram, one lucky winner will win a pair of Olivia Wares leggings. You can see how I styled these leggings in my previous post! Here’s how to enter:

1. Follow @_whit_j (that’s me!) on Instagram and @sage.oliviawares

2. Tag one friend per comment in the comments on my picture, more friends for additional entries.

3. Repost the picture with hashtag #whitjoliviawaresgiveaway for an extra 5 entries {not mandatory for entering the giveaway}.

Enter, enter, enter :).  The giveaway will go from Tuesday July 7- Friday July 10, winner announced Saturday. Good luck!!

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You Better Believe I Wear Olivia Wares

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I recently found this company through Instagram called Olivia Wares they have beautiful, unique, fashion finds in their boutique and I truly enjoy browsing their shop… I do if often.

In this perfectly cool and fun summery outfit I am featuring their floral leggings. Guys, these leggings are as soft as butter and (as you can see) I am a girl with curves and these have plenty of stretch to perfectly cover my curves. I didn’t feel like I was bursting out of them AT ALL (which is not that easy to find when it comes to leggings and my bod).

Ready for the best parts? I am giving away one pair of leggings from Olivia Wares this week so stay tuned for the details on that. ALSO, I’m all about beauty on a budget so I have a killer 40% off coupon code for you to use on anything in their shop! Enter in code “whitneyj” but act quick because this is only good through this Sunday 7/12. UPDATE: Code is working now :). Happy Shopping! I hope you love Olivia Wares as much as I do :).

Shoes, sunglasses, chambray wrap- Target, Grey boyfriend tee- Kohl’s

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Freedom+My Favorite 4th of July Sales!

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I found this beautiful “freedom” bracelet from PS I adore you. I was so happy when I found it because it perfectly represents how special this day truly is. This day is much more than just the 4th of July, today is Independence Day. The day that this country gained Independence, the day that we truly became free because of the work of our forefathers. I fly the American flag high today and pay tribute to the many men and women who have made the independence of the country possible. I challenge you to at some point today take a moment to silently salute the flag and pay tribute to the liberties we enjoy in this great country we live in. Happy Independence Day!! Now for some of my favorite 4th of July Sales!

La Belle Vie only 1.99 shipping and 25% your purchase with code “freedom”. They have new arrivals too; so run, don’t walk!

Shop the Mint 25% off Sitewide its automatically applied at checkout + you can get also $10 off your order if you sign up for their newsletter! I’ve already taken advantage of this beautiful deal 🙂

Magnolia Mill 30% off your purchase with code “FIREWORK”

LuLuBella Boutique 20% off select items and 50% off all swimwear

Scout and Cloth 30% off purchase with code “FIREWORKS”

KatyLoo Boutique 20% off purchase with code “JULY4”

Happy shopping!!

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Red+White+Blue

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4th of July is one of my very favorite holidays; BBQ’s, sunshine, fireworks, water fights summer nights and my fave… fun fashion! You can ask my hubs, every year I am on the hunt for the perfect 4th of July outfit. One that keeps me cool, is cute, lets me play hard, and has plenty of red, white, and blue. This year was the year that I finally found an outfit that has it all!

My dress is from PS I adore you, I love this dress, so comfy and so breezy for these hot summer days. My ADORABLE- beyond-words head wrap is from Moxie and Threads, make sure to enter in code “whitjmoxie” for 20% off your purchase! I am honestly 100% obsessed with her headwraps, can you tell?? Red lips are a must for me with any holiday that involves red as a main color….so of course I have bold red lips to go with this outfit. I used my the same bold lip method for these red lips as I do in this video :).

What are you wearing for the 4th of July? I can’t wait to see all of the fun outfits! Thanks for reading!

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Summer is HOT// My Tips On Staying Cool

IMG_0720-1 This Summer has been the hottest Summer in Utah for a very long time. Now, I am a huge fan of Summer time (who in the right mind isn’t??) but when it’s this hot this early into Summer, it definitely make things interesting. I am going to share with you how I stay cool without sacrificing style or modesty. I am a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and we believe in being modest, especially after we have been endowed in the Temple (even though that is what I believe, it totally doesn’t mean I don’t love you all the same if you don’t feel the same way… I promise!). Thus, I have always had a hard time when Summer came because its so HOT and when it’s so hot the only way to cool down is to wear less…right? WRONG! Here are my tips on how: Skirts, dresses, and sandals, oh my! 1. Dresses- I LIVE in skirts and dresses in the summer time. Lately I have been obsessed with Baseball tee dresses. There are so many amazing midi dresses out there that are so comfy and so BREEZY. Yes breezy, I feel way cooler in a midi dress than I even do in capris. Sometimes I have the problem with dresses not being quite long enough, when I run into this problem I always size up. More baggy and less fitted is definitely in right now so its a win win 🙂 Here are links to some of my favorite summer breezy dresses: Moxie and Threads (remember to enter in “whitjmoxie” for 20% off your purchase) Mindy Mae’s Market, and Sonnet JamesIMG_0637 IMG_0824 IMG_0634 2. Sandals… let yo feet breathe!! Lets also talk about how amazing sandals look with skirts and dresses. Here are some of my very favorite sandals right now: PS I Adore You, Target (they have a promo going on right now, save 20% on shoes and accessories), and Piper and Scoot 3. Skirts with graphic tees, lets be honest here… graphic tees are all the rage and I am SO HAPPY ABOUT IT! Just like dresses, skirts give you that easy breezy feeling in this summer heat. It is the perfect way to stay nice and cool. Graphic tees are so cute and are completely effortless, you honestly can’t go wrong with a graphic tee. Add a graphic tee to any skirt and I promise that you will be rocking it. Here are some of my favorite summer skirts: Modest Pop, and Laurel Sherbert (you know getting two for one is like my favorite thing…look at these skirts and you will totally know why I love them. Enter in code “SUMMER15” for 20% off your purchase). Now for some of my favorite graphic tees: Arsenic and Lace, and Sweet T’s Design. IMG_0591IMG_0812 4. McDonalds Diet coke….nuff said- keep yourself hydrated! I know this isn’t fashion related but I think my veins bleed diet coke so I had to add it in here :). I would LOVE to hear how you stay cool in the Summer, comment below and let me know! Thanks for reading! FullSizeRender

Head Wrap Heaven

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I think that I found my favorite summer outfit. Not only is it comfy, it’s colorful, cute, and perfectly summery! This past weekend I went to St. George with my hubs (I’ll be posting about that soon) and I wore this outfit two separate times… haha go ahead and judge! It’s that amazing.

Here are the deets, my pants are my new favorite pair of pants, perfect fit, perfect distressed look, they have it all. They are from Mindy Mae’s Market, also the fit is perfectly true to size. This perfect pineapple shirt is from Sweet T’s Design, pineapples are all the rage this year. This shirt is so soft and has such a slouchy fit, which I enjoy very much! Lastly, my head wrap is AMAZING and from this adorable Etsy shop called Moxi and Threads. I am honesty 100% amazed with the fit and feel of these wraps, they are quality made. Headwrap’s in the past were a 4-5 hour maximum for me, they would start to hurt my head so bad and give me headaches. Not Moxi and Threads head wraps, I have worn them all day long and several days in a row with absolutely no pain or headaches.

Here’s the best part! I have a coupon code for Moxi and Threads so that you can experience head wrap heaven too! Enter in “whitjmoxie” for 20% off your purchase. Happy shopping!

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White Lacey Perfection// Support Families Affected By Childhood Cancer

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As you know, I love my La Belle Vie boutique. They have such unique, beautiful items at fantastic prices. Their Audrey top is white lacey perfection. I am absolutely in love with it. This top makes this outfit one of my favorite fancy looks. Ready for the best part? Enter in code “whitjxoxo” for 25% off your whole order at La Belle Vie through July 15th. Yay!!

Now lets talk for a second about this necklace, its totally swoon worthy! I got this beauty from Mindy Mae’s Market, I had a friend tag me in a post of theirs on Instagram and I have been in love ever since.

This adorable skirt is from this sweet company called PS I adore you. They are a company similar to Jane.com, where they have new amazing deals each day. But what makes them different, and truly incredible, is that they also support childhood cancer and give a percentage of each purchase to families affected by childhood cancer. That is a purchase you can feel good about, I absolutely love them and what they stand for! Happy shopping loves!

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Shirt: La Belle Vie Necklace: Mindy Mae’s Market Skirt: PS I Adore You Clutch: Magnolia Mill Shoes: Target

Summer Hiking Vacation Essentials// Where to buy Lululemon Pants for Cheap

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My hubs and I love to hike, once it hits anywhere near March (if it has been a mild winter in Utah) we are out there taking the trails by storm! When we can, we love to go hiking in Zion National Park in Utah. Zion is just a few hours drive from us so we are lucky! The trails are beautiful and that red rock is unlike anything else. If you have never been, GO! Even if you aren’t a hiker, there are trails for any level of physical fitness…or hiker savvy-ness. This fun outfit was inspired with my vacation in mind, with the amount of hiking we do,  typically feel like being casual for the after party when we get home at night. This outfit was beyond comfy and beyond practical, especially for an active type vacation.

I am also going to give you a few of my hiking essentials, one of the things on my list is a pair of Lululemon compression pants. There really is no other workout pant like Lululemon’s, they are so amazing it almost makes me mad. When I first heard of people paying around $100 for a pair of workout pants I was mad… until I tried them for myself and for an avid worker-outer, they are almost worth every penny. I don’t pay $100 for mine, I pay $50. My trick? I buy them COMPLETELY NEW on Ebay. They typically only have the basics but the basics are just as good as their specialty pants. I have been nothing but impressed with the Lululemon pants that I receive from Ebay. DISCLAIMER: If you buy them from Ebay, they will take about 2 months to arrive to you, just fyi :).

Now for my hiking Essentials:

1. Lululemon Compression Pants

2. Sassy Workout Tank 

3. Cool Kicks

4. Sick Shades 

5. Camel Back Waterbottle

6. Small Pack

Happy trails!

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Shirt: Taipan Trading Pants, Chambray wrap, tennis shoes, and sunglasses: Target

Laid Back Summer Lovin!

IMG_0732 So my cute hubs is like amazing at long boarding. On one our first dates we were just chillin in Provo canyon and he pulled out his longboard, he knew that I had never long boarded before so he thought it would be fun to teach me how, I thought it would be fun too! I mean, I consider myself an athletic person. So I channeled my inner scooter riding days (you know the Razors? I had a red one, I was such a cool cat) and gave it my best shot. FAIL! Ultimate fail you guys, like the kind of fail that you really don’t want anyone to see on a first date, let alone the man you are head over heels for. Thank goodness he decided to look past my long boarding fails and still put a ring on it. So we pulled the longboard out again for this fun laid back photo shoot and it was a whole new kind of fail. At least I have this gorgeous baseball tee from White Plum on while I am failing, right? I LOVE this shirt, it is so versatile, it can be dressed up or dressed down Stay tuned, next week I will show you how you can style this tee to look perfectly, classically, fancy. I love White Plum’s shop they always have amazing deals on Jane.com which if you decide go look on Jane.com, I’m going to apologize now for the extreme amount of addiction that you will soon experience. I think I have gotten a dozen or so people hooked on it. Aside from Jane deals they also give you a 30% coupon in the mail with everything you order! Which gives you the perfect excuse to order something else, but good luck picking just one thing to order on their site :). Happy shopping and thanks for reading!

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Baseball Tee- White Plum, Pants- American Eagle, Chambray tie shirt, shoes, sunglasses- Target, Necklace- Three Chicks Couture, Makeup- Seventy7 Cosmetics Cream Foundation Quad in color “light”, Precision Eyeliner, and Lipgloss in color “Pink Pop”. IMG_0723IMG_0713   IMG_0716IMG_0722  IMG_0719 IMG_0726