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Mixing Prints: Polka Dots

It’s a polka party on thestylishmd today!  I used to avoid polka dots like the plague because they reminded me of Minnie Mouse or something my grandmother would wear.  Recently, I decided to give them a chance.  I’m realizing you can create a classic look with polka dots without looking too kitchy.

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I have been wanting to try my hand at mixing prints so starting with contrasting polka dot patterns was a good way to dip my toes in the water.  I found it to be a subtle way to style a mixed print look.

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I love the peter pan collar on this blouse.  It gives it a vintage feel so I paired it with classic pearl jewelry.  I balanced all the patterns with neutral accessories.

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What do you think? Have you attempted a mixed print look?  I’d love to see them so feel free to share!

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Thanks for reading!

I was wearing….

Top & skirt: Target. Shoes: Vince Camuto. Handbag: Chloe. Earrings: Macy’s. Watch: Michele.

Fashionably yours,

thestylishmd

A Day at the Getty Museum

The Getty Museum was founded my the J. Paul Getty Trust and has two locations.  The Getty Villa in Malibu and the Getty Center in Los Angeles.  The Getty Center opened in 1997 and since then has been providing a space for artistic expression and interpretation to the public.  It is a beautiful, sprawling hilltop campus with gorgeous views of the city.  I was elated to have the opportunity to finally pay a visit after a nice Sunday brunch.

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As you can see, my mirror-printed Zara dress was on repeat for this occasion.  I dressed it down with some flat sandals for all the exploring I planned to do at the Getty.

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Just look how majestic the building looks with that gorgeous blue sky as a backdrop.

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Just one of the many views of the city you can capture from the hilltop.

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The sun was blazing once again so I would steal a little rest in any shady spots I could find.

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Can you find me in this pic?

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A really cool maze design in one of the courtyards.

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As hot as it was, I know many people were probably tempted to cool off in this very inviting water.

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Yep! Another shady spot.

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This is probably one of the best views you can get of Los Angeles!

I know it looks from these pictures we only walked the grounds, but we did actually spend an ample amount of time exploring the different exhibits.  Photos were not allowed and I didn’t want to go to Getty jail ;-)

Thanks for reading!

I was wearing…..

Dress: Zara. Sandals & Sunglasses: Tory Burch. Handbag: Chloe. Headband: Anthropologie. Earrings: Forever 21. 

Fashionably yours,

thestylishmd

California Lovin': Day 1

I was never so happy to get out of Atlanta for the holiday than I was last Thursday.  It’s not that I don’t love it here, but it had been raining for several days straight and the rain was to continue through the holiday weekend.  I received a whopping dose of vitamin D from the beautiful California sun!  We arrived in L.A. the night of the 4th.  We settled into the Hotel Palomar and watched the fireworks from our room.  The next day we headed to Malibu for a little pre-wedding brunch with the family.

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As you can see, I’m back in my Zara skort.  It has quickly become a summer favorite of mine. I decided to pair it with another tropical print top and rose gold jewelry.  We enjoyed a scrumptious meal with a view of the beach.  I’ve been to L.A. several times but never made it to Malibu.  It was as picturesque as I had imagined.

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After brunch, we made our way to Greystone Mansion in Beverly Hills for the wedding rehearsal.  The lush gardens and views of the city were a perfect backdrop for a wedding.

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I just couldn’t get enough of these tall trees! They were just so majestic!

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Me & the hubby.

Stay tuned for more details from my Cali trip coming up this week!

I was wearing…..

Top: Old Navy. Skort: Zara. Shoes: Talbots. Handbag: Chloe. Sunglasses: Tory Burch. Earrings & cuff: via Nordstrom. Watch: Michael Kors.

What I Wore: Ladies that Brunch

After a wonderful getaway with my husband, I returned to Atlanta for a birthday brunch with some of my favorite gals.  We met at H.Harper Station situated just southeast of downtown.  I had brunch there several months ago and had been wanting to return for more of their scrumptious food and unique cocktail menu.

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The beautiful ladies

My friend Audrey brought these beautiful flowers that worked as a great centerpiece.

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Cards full of love and birthday blessings….

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Thanks for an amazing brunch ladies!

I was wearing….

Dress: Zara. Shoes: Talbots. Handbag: Chloe. Earrings: Forever 21.

Fashionably yours,

thestylishmd

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What I Wore: Surprise Birthday Getaway

My birthday was on Sunday! I really had no idea what my husband was planning for my birthday, if anything, so in true type A fashion I made tentative dinner reservations and a ladies brunch on Sunday.  Friday night my husband asks me what I’m doing Saturday.  I had nothing planned other than my usual workout so, when I returned home that morning he said “You should get dressed. Oh, and pack whatever you’re going to wear tomorrow”. WHAT?!?! I was so excited.  We headed out into Atlanta traffic to an unidentified location.

My husband is the best at keeping secrets so after an hour in the car with still no clue where we were going, I started mapping out possibilities.  I know I’m hopelessly type A. After almost two hours we arrived at…..

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Callaway Gardens is a beautiful resort just outside of Pine Mountain, GA.  It has acres of lush gardens, lakes and a beach.  They offer a variety of activities including hiking, water sports, zipline, golf, and spa.  We settled in and started exploring the grounds.

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We arrived just in time to watch a predatory birds show featuring this owl, a hawk, and a vulture! The birds were literally flying right over our heads.  My husband caught a nice breeze as one of them wizzed by his ear.

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We made some new friends of nature…

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After burning lots of calories hiking the grounds, it was time for a delicious meal.

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Red velvet cheesecake with cream cheese icing

Red velvet cheesecake with cream cheese icing

We then finished off the evening with some birthday bubbly….

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Thanks again to my amazing husband for a wonderful birthday weekend  :kisss

Stay tuned for the second part of my celebration with the ladies!

I was wearing…..

Outfit #1: Tank: Nordstrom. Shorts: Forever 21. Sandals & sunglasses: Tory Burch. Handbag: Chloe. Necklace & earrings: Francesca’s. Bracelets: Fab’rik. Watch: Anthropologie.

Outfit #2: Dress: Nu New York. Shoes: Vince Camuto.

Fashionably yours,

thestylishmd