Straw bag

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Sometimes I forget about the treasures stashed in the back of my closet. 
I recently pulled out this adorable straw bag....and to think I almost threw it out a few years ago!
This bag has such a "beachy" feel to it...it screams "summer is here!" Here are some other fun straw bags I love (and they're all on sale for under $75!) HERE  HERE and HERE. OK I lied, one more HERE. Can you tell I'm having fun with this?
I needed a fun outfit to go along with a fun bag. Wearing a simple but bright tee shift dress (so comfy and versatile!).
Similar HERE and HERE...also love this lace version HERE.
I added a knit denim jacket. This is a much softer version of a traditional jean jacket. Similar HERE (only a few sizes left and just $35.40!)
Don't forget a hat to keep the sun off your face! This hat has a subtle metallic shine. 
These gold and nude sandals keep things neutral with a bright outfit and are comfy for lots of walking. 
Straw bag, don't worry! I'll never get rid of you!
XO Susan

Photos by Emily O'Brien Photography shot at the stunning Attwater Hotel in Newport, Rhode Island.
Hair by the new "Midlife Fashionista" style expert Robert Jason Salon--they're the BEST! 

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8 comments

  1. From the hat to the shoes...I love it all!!!

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    1. Thanks Darlene...glad I saved the bag's life! XOXOX

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  2. That bag is so worthy of an outfit being built around it!👌 Head to toe delightful!

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  3. That is a cute summer look you put together! I really love the bright color of your dress and your summer accessories.

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    1. Thanks so much Lanae!!! Enjoy the weekend! XO

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  4. What a great bag! I am reminiscing over here about things I tossed long ago that I wish I hadn't now! Grrr...aren't you so glad you held onto that beautiful bag?! I love that you built your outfit around the bag, too, and you did it perfectly! You are like a vision of summer. I love the dress and your sandals are the perfect footwear! Just lovely. Do come link it up with me On the Edge of the Week!

    Shelbee
    http://www.shelbeeontheedge.com/on-the-edge-of-the-week-link-up-5-and-tee-shirt-winner/

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    1. Thanks so much Shelbee!! I'm glad I kept it too. Don't feel bad about the things you threw out...we can't keep everything or our closets would be overflowing. Plus it gives you an excuse to shop!!! XOXO

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