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Bodysuit: Madewell | Jeans: Rag & Bone | Shoes: Steve Madden | Bag: Madewell | Scarf: Madewell | Sunnies: c/o DiffEyewear | Watch: c/o Fossil




I can't tell you how many times I need to remind myself daily to slow down and enjoy the moment. I talked about this more in my post on Tuesday, but I think one of the biggest ways to create the space to relax, breathe, and slow down is to have a simple lifestyle.

I don't say minimal, because I'm definitely not a minimalist (a peep at my shoes will tell you that!), but I do try to streamline and think about my life through multifunctional and streamlined items. I will rarely by anything (clothes, shoes, baby items, kitchen goods, beauty products) that just do one thing (unless they do that one thing WAAAAY better than anything else!). Instead, I search for items that play and pair well with other things in my life, making it simple to pick an outfit, make a meal, occupy Evie, etc.

My big-ticket items are usually the most multi-functional, like my denim, my basic black tops, and my shoes. Then I add a handful of new accessories every year to express the style I'm vibing that season. This winter, I can't seem to escape long, clean silhouettes, rose gold, blush, and everything just a bit Parisian in feel. That's why I added this scarf from Madewell (I also love to tie it on bag handles!), and this beautiful blush banded watch from Fossil. They're the perfect little touches to take my simple, streamlined staples and make an effortless statement, which leaves me time to



Slow down.

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