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1. Firmoo Sunglasses $39 

These sunglasses are such great quality! Sturdy luxe frames, crystal-clear lenses you can customize with your favorite tint or prescription and fabulously fashionable frame styles.

2. Lands’ End Cotton Mid-Length Caftan Cover-Up $57 

My video review sums up why I am wearing this dress-slash-coverup every. single. day.

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3. LeTote Membership  – $49 a month to borrow unlimited new clothes. Use my personal discount link for $25 off! 

For $49 a month you receive five (but during their summer special it is six!) clothing and accessory pieces that you choose to borrow. You choose your favorite items from the online “closet” and then you get to preview your shipment first and can swap items you would like better before your Tote ships. Your brand new fashion items are delivered right to your door.  You can wear them as much as you like or just once, return them, and then receive more items. If there is something in your Tote that you love, you can buy it for less than retail.

Using LeTote I have had the chance to try styles I would not normally buy. I borrowed a dress for an event, tried my first jumpsuit, rocked some totally funky earrings that were fun for the night but I do not need in my regular rotation. LeTote satisfies my yearning for new items but saves me from shopping. I think the price of $50 a month is amazing for the chance to have lots of new clothes, handbags and jewelry to wear.

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4. Obagi Nu-Derm Gentle Cleanser  $22 

This cleanser was given to me during my last facial and my skin has been its clearest ever! This ultra gentle formula clears off all makeup and all pore-clogging guck but does not over dry.

 

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5. Forever 21 Classic Pinstripe Button Down $15

This breezy, easy shirt pairs particularly well with denim shorts. No need to iron, let it wrinkle and crinkle.

What are your favorite style finds this summer? 

Disclosure: Firmoo and Lands’ End products received for review. Obagi cleanser received as swag. Other items purchased by me. Affiliate links used. 

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