My girlfriends have jokingly dubbed my alter-ego "Lydia." And unlike happy, upbeat, shiny Lauren, this Lydia lady is quiet, introverted, painfully pale... Gothic even—much like the Beetlejuice character who inspired the name. Lydia rocks sweatpants on blazing hot days at the beach (for the record, I only did that once!), and wears black maxi dresses to tropical destination weddings (again, one time and I'll never live it down!). Nevertheless, Lydia has an affinity for dark colors and kills summer with her wintery ways.
I've been trying to suppress my inner Lydia this summer, by wearing happy hues and seasonally appropriate styles. But every once in a while I just have to whip out a little black dress. It's so easy and effortless; it's great for work, for play... for dressing up or dressing down. Unlike in the past though, I've challenged myself to keep it summery with fun accessories and bright pops of color.This high-low style is especially flirty and fun for the season. Styled with gold-beaded sandals, a turquoise charm necklace, and a canvas tie-dye tote bag, I think "Lauren" looks pretty chic... Now, if only she could get a tan!
Family Friendly Hotel in Breckenridge
Breckenridge Colorado is a haven for families that love to ski and snowboard. The town is home to one of the largest resorts in Colorado, plus it boasts a robust arts scene and wonderful food options. That's why families keep coming back to this destination ski town. One thing ...read more
Tips for Skiing Breckenridge with Your Family
Before you book your family ski trip this season be sure to read the dozens of resort reviews we've done at Momtrends. My family is lucky to have skied at more than 50 North American destinations. We got the chance to test out the slopes at Breckenridge last year and have worked ...read more
Vail Resorts Opening Dates for 2021-22 Ski Season
Vail Resorts today announced the opening dates of its 34 North American resorts. If things go according to plan, Keystone in Colorado will be the first to host skiers and riders this winter. Vail's opening dates for the 2021-22 ski and riding season are subject to change due to ...read more
Here's how I'm "summerizing" my LBDs this season...
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