Style Day: Lace Sleeve Top Remixed

It’s hot already you guys. Really, really hot in Georgia. Heat is to Georgia as Meghan is to skirts. I always loved analogies. Skirts are really the only saving grace for me living in this hot box. Well, and a/c. I don’t know how southerners did it before a/c.

necklace:: J.Crew (similar) top:: J.Crew skirt/belt:: eShakti sandals:: MIA via Marshalls

But I’m not going to talk about the skirt today (besides that it’s amazing). I’ll stick with the top. It’s the Lace Sleeve Top from J.Crew. It has been 50% off the sale price of late. For me, it’s the perfect structured summer top. There are sleeves, meaning I don’t have to wear a jacket or cardigan over it. It’s a heavier cotton, so it’s not see-through and is warm enough without said jacket/cardi. Third, the sleeves are a lacey eyelet and there’s a few holes to let the heat out. Built in a/c for the top, if you will. It has an invisible zip and hook and eye closure. The hook and eye closure is kinda impossible to get to and close. I really wish it didn’t have it. It pokes, just like every h&e closure and it’s at a funny spot.

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Also, I tried out one of these in my hair for a bun. Because my arms don’t coordinate enough to get a good look at the back of my head in a mirror holding a hand mirror, I included the picture of the back of my head so I could see what it looked like. Personally, I think I have too much hair for something like this to work. A sock has worked OK in the past for a bun. What do y’all think? Can you tell anything from the picture?
Lastly, I’m linking up with Lauren at Fizz and Frosting and Marissa at the Modern Austen. Make sure you check out the links to their link-ups below! Have an amazing Monday everyone! 
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Linking up with:
Lauren at Fizz and Frosting

And Marissa at The Modern Austen
SUNDAY style outfits link parties inspiration
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check out the slim cropped pants outfit here

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  1. When I saw the "alllll summer long" comment I was like, "Oh that's definitely Katy because she's #nopantssummer" I LOVE that hashtag. Lol.
    The shoes are pretty cheap at Amazon right now. I think that's the link I used. I have worn them almost every day I've had them so far. I'll probably be talking about those next Monday if I don't wear them out before then.

  2. Thank you Lauren! Lace always adds that little something special in my opinion. I plan on linking up for the foreseeable future. It's a mix it up summer for me!

  3. So cute! I love both looks, but I am a skirt girl too so I naturally gravitate toward the skirt look as my favorite. And I am totally digging the shoes!


  4. What a great top, Meghan! I really like navy, even though I own a grand total of ZERO navy tops (WHAT?!), and it looks fantastic with both the pants and the skirt. The sleeves on your shirt are really fun as well – it is a great twist on a typical tee.

  5. (WHAT?!) is right! At least a navy tee is totally necessary. Not that I'm encouraging you to shop or anything. I was looking for more short sleeve tops and this fit the bill, with a twist. It's like a fancy sweatshirt top tee type shirt. Not sure if there's a better way to describe that or not!

  6. That is a cute top, I love eyelet lace, so having the little detail really makes this something special. A zipper and hook and eye seem silly for a cotton tee – is is really necessary?

    As for the bun, I don't think you have too much hair, maybe you just need to fuss with it all little more? I was into the sock bun for a while, but I think I prefer my buns a little smaller without it.

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