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Wives Style: Sunny Sunday

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Our first Wives Style post. We thought it would be fun to do a regular fashion post featuring both Julie and myself. Julie and I each love clothes but have totally different styles. It's high tide, I mean time, we took advantage of that.  

It’s bizarre for me to think how we used to have a combined closet when we were first together. We would borrow each other's pieces endlessly and I would often forget what pieces I purchased and which she did.

These days our closets are much more distinct. I suppose we had not discovered what suited us best or had as clearly defined tastes as we do now.  Maybe that’s what being in your 30’s is all about anyhow... 


I cannot get enough of t-shirt dresses. Honestly, anything that is comfortable and looks a bit dressy, but requires almost no effort and is machine washable (having children around is messy business) is my current fave.

Veronica is wearing: 

T-Shirt Dress, - Old Navy. Scarf - Etsy. Jacket - Gap. Shoes - Clarks. Purse - Target. 


My style is a fresh smoothie of style that I can never really put a name to. I love pieces that are relaxed, cool and a little bit surprising. My newest spotlight are these adorable BonLook sunglasses. They are perfect for the California coast. This little necklace adds a touch of fancy to my weekend look and helps me feel a bit more polished. The red lipstick is the pop of color I need to feel glamourous. 

Julie is wearing:

Sweater - LOFT, Jeans - Old Navy, Shoes - Similar, Sunglasses - BonLook, Lipstick - MAC - Russian Red, Watch - Coach, Bag - Ross, Necklace - Gifted

Outside Lands Style + Festival Dressing Tips

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Hey look, it’s my first “outfit post." About time, right? I mean, this blog is almost two weeks old. Originally this was the beginning of my post reviewing Outside Lands but the whole thing just got too long.  So now it's here!



My 6 Must-Have Music Festival Pieces:


There’s always more walking than you think. I am often tempted to do something fancier like a wedge, but I am getting tired of sore feet. Is there a better all-around option than cons for versatility and comfort? 

I have the classics, but I am wanting these Seafoam ones too, of course. 


A sundress that is super-comfortable with shorts. I don’t want to feel restrained when dancing or sitting on the grass eating messy food cart bites.


I keep a few similar style purses in the back of my closet specifically for bike rides, shows or dancing. I need my stuff, but I need to get down with the get down so I  don’t want to be holding anything in my hand. Except a cocktail. 

4. HAT

When I sit in the sun, I want my head covered. You should too. Your older self will thank you.

I generally cannot get enough of over-sized floppy hats, but I just knew I would get tired of holding one, so Julie let me borrow one of her trucker’s hats. The kind that lets you adjust the size so I was able to hang it from my purse when not in use.   



The weather near the ocean in the Bay Area can change dramatically once the fog rolls in. You just cannot go without an extra layer. I went for a linen moto  jacket that I could fold up into my small purse. On the walk back to the bus in the late evening, I was glad to have it.  

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For all day festivals,, I always apply a few coats of a really rich lipstick. It can hold up throughout the day without needing reapplication. 


The necklace I am wearing is a vintage peso necklace similar to this one.


PS. Always bring and wear Sunblock! There is never enough shade at these things.


Any tips I am missing? What is your go to festival wear?