August 3, 2015


It's no secret that I love a great maxi skirt. What is a secret, however, is that I've always been a little too self conscious to rock the crop top in it's true, midriff baring form. Hey, I didn't say it was a super juicy/interesting secret. I'm working on letting that insecurity go, though (ignore the rhyme), and trying to let loose a little.

The key to rocking the crop top and not wanting to hide behind every corner while in public is to not go ALL OUT the first go round. A sliver of skin is enough to pique the fashion interest here. It's not quite daring, but not super uptight either. Simple and chic.
For this look, I wore my maxi high on my waist to achieve that little "sliver" look I'm talking about.

My usual bag and sandals were sort of my security blanket for my first crop top adventure.

If you haven't noticed, I'm a little obsessed with the layered jewelry look, so...ya know: layered jewelry. Yeah. #imsosmart

Of course, my favorite accessory of all is my BFF, Jack<3

Top: Charlotte Russe *similar || Skirt: Runway Seven Boutique *similar || Sandals: Sam Edelman (DSW) *similar || Arrow necklace: Earthbound Trading Company *similar || Heart necklace: Gift *similar || Tiny gold necklace: Bauble Bar *similar|| Bag: Free People *similar

Comfort zones, non-comfort zones, and semi-comfort zones,

PS-I double dare you to take a fashion risk that you've always wanted to try! Upload a picture to Instagram and tag me @thelifeofalady so I can see!

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