Mint Julep Maxi

We recently introduced you to a new favorite online boutique of ours, Mint Julep.  It’s affordable, trendy but classic, and so easy to shop.  I got the cutest maxi dress from them (called the Manic Love Maxi, $42), it’s perfect for summer – it could even be a swimsuit cover-up!



Photos courtesy of  Luanne Kelly Photography.

I wore it with my favorite Stuart Weitzman gladiator sandals and a favorite J Crew pendant (not available anymore, sorry!).  Super easy way to get dressed for a summer night.  Dress + sandals + accessories.  easy recipe.

Here are a few more of our favorite mint julep maxi dresses at the Mint Julep boutique:


Make you Vine Maxi, $48


Beach Stroll Maxi, $44


Savannah Stroll Maxi, $46


Barbados Beauty Maxi, $48


Back to your roots maxi, $44



Creating a New Closet Space

Are you looking for ideas on how to re-do your closet?  Well here’s one!  One of our clients shared these pictures with us.  She had her local handyman come over and tear out her current closet (which was literally two separate closets with a hanging bar and shelf over it), open up a wall, and combine the space to make this.  Isn’t it gorgeous?

What helps make this fabulous is her eye for detail and impeccable organization.  Wouldn’t you be excited to get dressed in the morning if you opened your closet doors to this?  We would.

The drawers in the center are lined with black felt (velvet is another good choice) so you can easily see each piece of jewelry as you pull your accessories together while getting dressed.

Lining the sides of the center shelving are tiny gold hooks for necklaces – a genius use of space and an easy way to see all of your choices.

Something else to note?  This client has all the same hangers. Keeps it easy on the eye, and a space saver.  No ratty dry cleaning hangers in here!

We hope you’ve been inspired to clean, organize and purge!  Fall is on it’s way…….make your closet a happy place for the new season.



Houston Fashion Bloggers Love Green Street

You know when you have those moments of pure gratitude … this was one of them!


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An amazing group of Houston Fashion Bloggers were invited to Green Street Houston to check out this new venue (formerly Houston Pavilions) to shop, sip and spread the word! What an amazing group of talented women to be in the same company …


Not only did we have a great time shopping at BCBG and Forever XXI, we discovered a new place to shop for our clients. And recently, pictures from the night ended up all over the shopping center … VERY cool. I love what I do and what Mollie and I have established with Style Spies.

This was a great moment to sit back and realize hard work does pay off!

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My sweet girls got a huge kick out of seeing their Mom … as many fashion shows we emcee or speak to large groups, this one they thought was funny! (Here they are to mimic my ‘silly face’ as they called it!)


And I thought I would try and recreate this serious shopping moment they snapped …


Thank you Green Street for a great event #GreenWithEnvy … I have been back many times to shop for my clients.

And also for making a sweet moment with my family!


To check out a few more pics of the night, visit here.

Trending: Leather Fringe {Earrings!}


Fringe.  It comes, it goes, it comes it goes.  Right now it’s HOT, and incorporating it into accessories is the way I like to wear it best.  I featured a fringe bag from the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale a couple of weeks ago that I love, but i’m also in LOVE with these leather fringe earrings by Ellison James.





There are so many colors to choose from, and Erin’s going to be posting hers next week.  They’re the perfect casual earring, and look great with your hair pulled up or down.  And, they are lightweight!  I cannot stand heavy earrings, and when I wear these i feel like i’m not wearing earrings at all.  Bonus!

A few of my Ellison James favs…..

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Make sure to follow @ellisonjamesdesigns on Instagram, and of course shop them right here:

Style Spies + Laura Mercier in Kansas City! {Nordstrom Anniversary Sale}

Style Spies is (Mollie) coming to Kansas City!

And — We’ve partnered with the Laura Mercier counter at Nordstrom in Overland Park to talk shop for a day.  I can’t wait.  My gorgeous friend Maria (see pic below) is the manager of the LM counter there, and she has turned me on to numerous favorites from LM.  In fact, i pretty much wear all LM, all the time.  Whoops!

Who: Style Spies (Mollie) + Laura Mercier + Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

When:  THIS Friday, July 24

Where:  Nordstrom in Overland Park, KS

When:  1-5 PM

What:  see me, discuss my Laura Mercier favs, shop the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale deals, and get a free gift just for showing up!


This is Maria & I at our friend’s wedding in February. We had our make up done at the LM counter in Chicago…..I must admit, it looks amazing! Look at her eyes!


Not only will you get to see ME, (haha) there will be some fabulous treats for you as well.  LM will have one of their premier makeup artists there if you need a little make-over (who doesn’t want a makeover, i ask?), AND there is a little giftie for those of you who come and mention you follow my blog!  Oh – and if you spend over $125, there’s another gift.   You can’t NOT come.

Here are some of my favorite Anniversary sale deals from Laura Mercier:

The ultimate smoky eye kit.  Seriously.  Come see me on Friday and learn the 'how-to' with these essentials.  Your eyes will look just as good as Maria's!

The ultimate smoky eye kit. Seriously. Come see me on Friday and learn the ‘how-to’ with these essentials. Your eyes will look just as good as Maria’s! It’s the Easy on the Eyes kit, for $53 (normally $77).

You literally can't go wrong with this palette.  It's the Art of Colour eye and cheek collection.  Normally $118, on sale for $79.  You can do a brown or grey smoky eye with this, or just a clean everyday look.

You literally can’t go wrong with this palette. It’s the Art of Colour eye and cheek collection. Normally $118, on sale for $79. You can do a brown or grey smoky eye with this, or just a clean everyday look.

Here's the Flawless in a Flash trio.  There's a face polish, make up primer, and tinted moisturizer (i live by this stuff), all for $39.50.  Normally $55.

Here’s the Flawless in a Flash trio. There’s a face polish, make up primer, and tinted moisturizer (i live by this stuff), all for $39.50. Normally $55.


Shop all of Laura Mercier’s Anniversary Sale Deals here:


We can’t wait to see you!

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Editing the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

This time of year, a lot of big shoppers (like myself) get a little wound up about the Nordstrom anniversary sale.  As a year-round shopper (not just a sale shopper) I try not to go over the edge, but who can resist a deal on pre-season goods???  It’s SO hard.  And so many funny hashtags apply.  #firstworldproblems #shopaholic #getaholdofyourself #itsjustclothes #butnewclothesmakemesohappy #seedressingroomphotobelow


So, I thoroughly shopped the whole sale. and snapped pics of my favorites.  And took a few dressing room shots too.  I felt like a creep taking pics all over the store, but……it’s all in the name of a good deal, right?  You can shop through my favs at the end of this post.  Enjoy!

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Loved these BlankNYC relaxed boyfriend jeans from the start. Great fit, great price.


Completely obsessed with and can’t wait to wear this leather Topshop vest, paired with a darling Joie silk blouse in this peachy color. And of course with the aforementioned BlankNYC jeans.


This is a Theory blazer. Meant to be worn with suit pants, i would just buy the blazer and wear it all Fall. Not to mention it’s the pantone color of 2015.


Here’s how I’d wear the Theory blazer. I’m all about taking something structured (the blazer) and mixing with casual and un-structured (ripped jeans and a tee).

Shop all of my favorites below, make sure and scroll through for all!

Happy Anniversary Sale!

Mint Julep Love

Happy Monday!

Hope everyone had a great 4th of July – it feels like forever ago! It makes me sad – the 4th of July always makes me feel like the summer is half way over and the kids will go back to school soon. NOOOO!!!!

We have an annual parade in our neighborhood and it is a family favorite…a fun-filled day with friends and fun was the best!


The adults get in on the fun too!  If you didn’t see this picture on Instagram, here it is again…

This is one of our favorite new tops from The Mint Julep Boutique! It was the perfect addition for my 4th of July outfit – comfy and cute all at the same time.

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Check out some of our other favorites:

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They are a one-stop shopping for all of your fashion needs! We are definitely fans and will be back for more.  There are so many online boutiques out there and we wanted to give you the scoop on one of our favorites.

Stay tuned … a little birdie told me you might see Mollie soon with one of her favorite items!

A Nautical Twist

This mini photo shoot turned into a doggie love fest.  Ruby had to be part of the pictures!  Clearly, she loved my outfit.  And I thought it was 4th of July appropriate without being too over the top red, white and blue – a nautical twist on the classic.

This look is all about color and fun.  The sheer maxi, just like the one from my previous post in black, is the most fun color of neon coral.  I paired it with a Tees by Tina tank in white (you can get those from us right here at Peach) and a wide striped crop top.   The super fun earrings are Stella & Dot, and I piled on a couple of cheap-o bracelets with my favorite Hipanema bracelet (can’t stop wearing it).  Oh!  I can’t forget my Rebecca Minkoff clutch – it’s an oldie but goodie – RM never goes out of style.  Shop similar cross body styles here.





Here are a few ideas of ways to recreate this look on your own:

A Little Bare

To show or not to show?

How old is too old?

The older we get, the more questions arise with fashion. Mollie and I have always talked about staying classy … but we love staying on good trends.

Cut out dresses have come back on the scene and we had to give it a try! In a classy way of course.


This dress was the perfect mix of fun and class – and the print was a must for summer.  We have LOVED all of the palm print (you can tell from our Instagram) – and this gave us that same smile!

Plus, I have been working my butt off lately at the gym and it felt good to show a little of that hard work!

And how cute is the back … it looks like a completely different dress?


Dress, Shoes, Watch, Bracelet (sold out in gold), Earrings, Lipstick

Want some other great ideas we found for cut out dresses?

Hope everyone has a great 4th of July weekend … we have some CUTE outfits to show you on Instagram!

(@molliestylespies & @erinstylespies)

Photos by Lauren Beatty 

Sheer Summer Maxi Skirt

I am loving this sheer maxi skirt I found last week at H&M.  It pairs perfectly with my favorite gladiator sandals, and being that it’s sheer, it’s cool and comfortable for summer days and nights.  Oh, and did I mention that it was $12.99?




 I broke out this oldie but goodie necklace that I purchased from Shopbop years ago.  So versatile and great with an all black look.




I cannot stop wearing this Kendra Scott Elisa necklace that was given to me for my birthday a couple of weeks ago by none other than Erin!  She has good taste!  Thank you E – this is my ‘go-to’ summer necklace and I haven’t taken it off!




There are so many variations on this skirt, all are cute.  Here are some other options:

Details on the rest of my look:

Top, Banana Republic

Necklace (old), similar at Shopbop

Bracelet, similar at Cusp

Necklace (Kendra Scott), Nordstrom

Sandals (Stuart Weitzman), Nordstrom

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