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What I’m Wearing Wednesday: Beach Edition

Hey girlfriends! This weeks post features styles from a quick 4-day-3-night beach trip I just took with my own girlfriends ๐Ÿ™‚ We had some funky weather – alternating between normal hot and sticky beach temps to monsoon-like conditions, so I had to prepare.

At this stage in the game I know myself well, I tend to over pack. I pack too many “dressy” things and not enough “comfy” things. I wanted to fix that this trip. On a 4 day trip, it was likely that I’d “dress-up” (ie wear something suitable for a nice dinner OR for going to a club 2 nights, at the MOST). I tried/decided on outfits a week in advance, when I actually had the time to think about it, because when the time came, I couldn’t actually finally pack my suitcase until the morning of. Fortunately the rainy/chilly day we had for one of the days was forecast a week in advance and I planned for that as well. I packed a duffel for my clothes, and a beach bag with my swimsuits/towels, and along with my purse, that’s all I needed!

Here’s what I wore:

To travel in:
Tank: Forever 21
Boyfriend Cardigan: Target
Boyfriend Jeans: Kut from the Kloth Stitch Fix
Sandals: American Eagle

Night Out:
Shift Dress: Target
Wedges: Payless
Long Necklace: Old Navy
Short Necklace: Olia Box

Boardwalk Wear:
Top: Old Navy
Shorts: American Eagle
Shoes: American Eagle
Necklace: Old Navy

Appetizers, Drinks, and Casino

*sorry for all the wrinkles, the photo on the left was taken while trying to pack, the photo on the right was taken on the trip, right before we went out ๐Ÿ™‚
Top: Forever 21
Cropped Skinnies: Target
Wedges: Payless
Necklace: Old Navy

Here are the other great options I packed that I didn’t wear:

Packed for a night out:
Top: American Eagle
Bottoms: Target
Shoes: I don’t know, 15 years old
Necklace and rings: Old Navy

I’d intended on wearing this the night the “monsoon” struck but a friend wore it instead:
Tank: Forever 21
Flannel: Target
Shorts: Old Navy
Sandals: Old Navy

For a chillier evening:

Maxi: Charlotte Russe
Jean Jacket: American Eagle
Necklace: Target

What do you think?

As always, thank you for stopping by!