It’s a scorcher out there in NYC and it’s only the start of summer. Yesterday I sweat through a dress within 5 minutes of walking outside. Between the heat and a toddler who manages to get his dirty hands all over my clothes, my dry cleaning bills are getting way too high for my taste.

When I shop for summer fashion, I like to find fabrics that are both breathable and machine washable, and not to mention, won’t break the bank! I also love anything that’s a one-and-done kind of piece like a jumpsuit. My goal for summers is to be low-maintenance, less time fussing, so I can be outside more.

It’s probably no secret now that & Other Stories is my go-to source for affordable fashion that looks like it’s from a fancy European boutique but unlike designer clothing, their designs work with my #momlife and budget. It’s also where I’m stocking up for my easy breezy summer fashion that won’t break the bank.


Jumpsuit, bag (sold out, similar here) and sandals all c/o & Other Stories


The pieces you see here have been some of my most worn so far in the warm weather. The jumpsuit is only $69(!!) and while the fabric is just a stretchy ponte style cotton, the cut of the jumpsuit is so modern and flattering. Oh and did I mention, I threw it in the wash and it still looks amazing!

My jumpsuit was briefly sold out (which happens often — sometimes you get lucky and they restock!) so I recommended this one and this one to someone who loved it on Instagram recently


These very on trend square toe kitten heel sandals are a steal for $129 because they’ll make any outfit feel instantly updated for this season. They also happen to be super comfortable so I’ve been living in them with everything!

I also have my eye on this similar shoe with a pop of color and if I could handle heels, these heeled sandals as well


You may remember I wore this amazing woven bag on my recent trip to the Bahamas as well as pretty much all of the time. Unfortunately it sold out recently, but here’s a bag.

As if I don’t have enough bags, I’m crushing on this bag and this one next. Which do you prefer?






Thank you & Other Stories for partnering with me this season.

What I choose to wear and post about are 100% my own choices and opinions.


photos by Lydia Hudgens