The Sweetest Little Eyelet Dress

As long as I could remember I've always been a girl who loves dresses. Put me in the sunshine with an airy little dress and I'm a happy camper. That's why when I spotted this little eyelet number at Anthropologie recently, I was completely smitten.  About the Fit I love the shape of this dress. Perfectly flirty but not so…


How to Wear Gingham

Spring is in the air and so are pretty pastel prints. Chief amongst these is gingham. That iconic, checkerboard print most commonly seen in blue and red. Personally, I love gingham. As a teenager I had my bedroom in Kentucky decked out in blue gingham and daisies. I have the best memories in that gabled room overlooking my Dad's farm. When…


Statement Jeans and Bell Sleeves

Jeans can be tricky. I told my husband this week that when investing in wardrobe pieces you can't go wrong spending a little extra money on swimsuits, jeans, and undergarments for that perfect fit. These pieces, if crafted with care, will be staples in your closet and keep you feeling as comfy as you are stylish. I'm not one to…


Show Stopping Ruffles, Bell Sleeves, and Silk

If you hadn't noticed yet, ruffles and bell sleeves are trending this season. This stunning silk dress from Anthropologie stopped me in my tracks when I saw it. It absolutely glows. Generally my tastes steer away from prints, however this watercolor palette reminded me of a sunset and I was simply smitten. You can guarantee it wont be on the…


How to Wear the Military Jacket Two Ways

Fashion is about expressing yourself, and for me that usually leans towards a more classic profile. However, it's fun to mix it up and explore different fashion trends. As I'm transitioning my summer to fall wardrobe I decided to play with the military jacket trend and see how I could integrate it into my favorite feminine looks for the fall. …


How to Style Family Portraits

It's finally fall and if you haven't already, it's time to start thinking about your family portraits. I'm not uber traditional when it comes to the holidays, but after years of being professional photographers and working with hundreds of families, one thing there was never a question about was doing our own family photo for Christmas Cards. What to wear…


The Must Have Boot of the Season

For the last few years I've had my eye on a pair of over the knee boots that I finally scored this season. Style them with a sweater dress, or mini skirt and they can turn a ho hum outfit into a showstopper. I love this reasonably priced suede pair I found at Nordstrom. The color is perfect for just…


3 Tips for Beginning Your Fall Transition

We made it to September, but in Florida it's still heating up. Like most of America, as soon as the pumpkin spice rolls out I'm ready to feel all the fall feels. I don't, however, want to have a heat stroke. This requires some carefully crafted wardrobe adjustments. Here are 3 Tips for Beginning Your Fall Transition.  3 Tips for…


The Ultimate T-Shirt Dress

Always searching for the most effortless fashion, I recently discovered this comfy look at Anthropologie. The T-shirt dress has been more popular this year than ever before as loungewear, and activewear continue to surge at the register.  If you follow me on snapchat (under AmyWestTravel) you might remember this look from a recent day trip I took to Fernandina. Perfect…


Nautical Stripes | Timeless Summer Style

Summer's not over just yet, and that means it's still chic to style up your best nautical looks. I happened upon this darling Ahoy Shift by Maeve at Anthropologie and immediately fell in love. I easily could have played up some red accessories for a fun 4th or Labor Day outfit. For me it felt a little too much like…