Category Archives: Fashion

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

Beach Bound!

In just a few days I am heading to Rosemary Beach, FL with my family and we are beyond excited!


With a beach house waiting for our arrival, I am packing up the family and getting ready to lounge for a week (is that possible as a Mom?)

We have a LONG drive ahead of us and having two little ones, I am overly-preparing for a busy car ride.

Any home run ideas you want to share with me? So far I have movies (I made a no TV rule starting tomorrow so they can load up on movies in the car!), coloring books, Grade Level workbooks, stamps and sticker books.

Don’t forget, it’s Father’s Day this weekend – so I threw in a cool shirt for my sweet hubby for a little surprise!

As for some of my new favorite items (most on sale!)  I have picked up for the family, here is a sneak peek:

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Could you just not die over the pineapple purse for my girls??

And don’t forget to follow me here on Instagram to follow along on our trip!

Summer Brights

There are so many things to love about summer … and one of them is all of the bright colors!

And even better is wearing them all together for a ‘bright’ statement.


If you haven’t heard – Kohl’s did an ah-mazing collaboration with Milly for DesignNation – making some of our favorite collections available accessible and affordable for all!  We picked up a few favorites from Milly and they have definitely been summer staples (all on SALE right now for under $20)!

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Pairing this cute T-shirt with a dressier skirt, some fun heels, top it off with a FUN bag … this makes for the perfect summer ensemble. Day or Night.



Top, Skirt (sold out, similar), Sandals, Bag (sold out, similar), Nails, Sunglasses

We can’t wait to hear who the next designer will be … any guesses?


Photos by Lauren Beatty

NORDSTROM Half Yearly Sale is HERE!

Ladies (and gents) … it is here!

Nordstrom Half Yearly SALE!

Men, Women and Kids … Save up to 40% from now until May 31st!

RUN, don’t walk – half of the items we liked this morning are already gone…

Here are some favorites:

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Camo Comfy

Anyone who knows me – knows leopard and camo are always in my closet. Too much is never enough (done tastefully, of course).

These camo pants (check out these that under $40!!) are one of my favorites and I have many variations – dark, light … you just never know what shade depending on my mood! Ha!

I received these New Balance shoes and fell in love at first sight. Could they be any cuter? I have worn them numerous time (see here) and this was the latest weekend outfit pairing my favorite camo jeans with my new favorite tennies!


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The pink top that compliments the pink shoes and BAM, comfy and camo go perfectly together!

We are having so much fun shopping for SPRING with all of our clients, stay tuned for more great looks!

Want more pink, comfy camo looks?


Photos by Lauren Beatty Photo

Plaid Shirts and Panama Hats

One of my favorite looks; i’m sporting it today.  A plaid shirt by Rails, my Panama hat from J Crew, distressed skinnies by AG, and my oldest of old (but still in great shape) Jimmy Choo flats.  Such an easy but cute outfit to throw on and run around town!  In fact, a friend at school pick up stopped me earlier and said, that is how ALL Fairfield county Moms should look, you are so cute today!  Needless to say, she made my day.

Here are some examples of how to throw it together via Pinterest, and of course you can shop some of my favorites below too.  Happy Spring!


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Shop plaid shirts, distressed skinnies, and panama hats right here!

Peach Discover Your Perfect Tour Houston

Houston, we DID it!

As many of you know, we just had the Houston Perfect Tour this past week and it was a HUGE success! Thank you to all of you for coming out – it could not have been sweeter.

Taking place at the Westing Galleria, we pampered ourselves all day long and introduce the Peach line to our new and existing customers. They fell in love.  Champagne, manicures, massages, jewelry shopping, skin consultations – could you ask for anything more? Oh wait – you entered an adorable cabana to get perfect measured into the perfect fit for a bra!

A few snapshots from the day…

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This brand, the people behind the brand and those supporting the brand is mind blowing.  Seeing this all come together and celebrating Peach was an absolute delight!

Next stop … CHICAGO!!!  Visit here for details – you won’t want to miss this event! Mollie and Erin will be there … come see us!

Thank you Kendra Scott, Dr. Ernest Layton, Brush & Blush Blow Dry Bar, Kristin Schindler from Cherry Blossom Yoga for making this event unforgettable!

Erin’s Outfit Details: Top, Culottes, Shoes, Necklace

Spring Break Style

We recently went on Spring Break – and after this loooooong winter here in Connecticut, we NEEDED it!  I was super excited to break out some of my old and new favorites for our dinners out after long days at Disney and the pool.  If you follow me on Instagram (molliestylespies) then you’ve probably seen these pictures, but I wanted to include some shop-able spring break style links for those of you who might be interested. Oh- and some cute pics of my kiddos too.

Night out at the California Grill in the Contemporary Hotel (soooo good!)  Also, my husband is horrified that I posted this pic of him, oops!

Night out at the California Grill in the Contemporary Hotel (soooo good!)


Shop my outfit here:



Look at these cuties. My daughter is wearing her favorite dress of the moment by Joah Love (found at Peek a Boutique in Northbrook, IL) , and my son has a KC shirt on from Charlie Hustle (find it at Little House in Kansas City).

Had to show a blurry (yet cute) pic of my whole family. My Mom, Dad, and sister joined us at Disney for this great trip!


After our trip to Disney, we headed to Miami’s Bal Harbour for a couple of days to chill out. This picture is taken in the gorgeous St Regis hotel lobby. We’re DEFINITELY going back!

Shop my outfit here:



Laugh with me about my kids’ faces – they were DONE with pictures by this point in the trip. But, let’s talk about my favorite new pair of shoes. My Stuart Weitzman gladiators.

Of course, my new favorite Kooba bag (the Mini Jonnie in Earth Python to be specific) came with me again.

Shop my outfit here:


Just had to share this amazing view of the St Regis grounds and then the ocean from our hotel room. Picturesque!

Online Resale with Poshmark & The Wrld

These past couple of months, i’ve taken a hard look at my closet.  What I need, what I don’t need, and what I can sell.  I have been using consignment shops ever since I was a girl – my Mom used to take my things for extra cash when I was little, and as an adult I have adopted the same habit.  If you take really good care of your things, you can make some great money by selling them when you’re kind of over them.

I used to go old school – taking my things to an actual shop.  But now, I mostly sell my things online.  For lower end items, I am a big Poshmark fan.  It’s an app and it is super easy to use.  You just take a picture of your item, describe it, price, and list.  SO easy!  To find and follow me on Poshmark, my user name is mcmilano77.

For higher end items, I just had a great (and super easy) experience with The Wrld. Formerly called Material Wrld, you can send your items to them with a prepaid label, they will decide what they’ll take and then email you an offer.  You can accept the offer, or decline, and if you decline, they will send your items back to you or donate.  If you choose to accept their offer, you will get to choose a gift certificate to one of the following retailers:  Shopbop,  Saks, Bloomingdales, Steven Alan, Barneys, Neimans, or Nordstroms.  Amazing!

From my items I sold to The Wrld, I netted $275.  I chose a gift certificate to Shopbop, and now the question is…..what do I ‘need?’  Well…..I can’t stop thinking about getting a fabulous pair of gladiator sandals.  The ones that go all the way up your calf.  Some of my favorite looks with these sandals via Pinterest:

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What are your favorites?  Here are the ones I’m thinking about:


Kooba Bag Winner!!!!



We have a winner!!!!!  Thank you SO MUCH to all who entered our contest, we are so glad we got to introduce you to Kooba!  Winner, when you get your bag, show it off in style and tag us all on Instagram!  #stylespiesloveskooba

Drumroll please………..

the winner of a brand new Spring 2015 Kooba handbag is:

Holly Kunze!

Holly – we’ll be in touch, congratulations!


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