Greetings and happy Friday! Today I’m sharing my April Favorites — a roundup of new finds and old favorites that I’m particularly loving right now.
April Favorites 2021
one // Mules are one of my favorite styles of shoe for transition season, and this pair by Steve Madden is a great price point. The chain detail and pointy toe are nice details.
I love the ivory, but I’m also kind of crushing on that raffia pair for summer. These run true to size, or you may want to size down if in between.
two // These Good American Good Legs are my go-to white skinnies for spring/summer. They’re thick and soft with excellent shape retention, so they never bag out, and they have a gap-proof waistband.
three // My favorite nail color for spring/summer — CND Studio White is a milky white that really pops against a summer tan. I get the gel when I go to the salon, but the Vinylux formula is perfect for at-home manicures.
four // I’m loving the Rebecca Minkoff hobo for an everyday bag. It also comes in a versatile caramel color, but I do find myself carrying black quite a bit in spring/summer. It’s a soft pebbled leather with a contrasting interior, with a slouchy hobo style that is right on trend. You can find it at Nordstrom and the Rebecca Minkoff website.
five // This twist detail t-shirt is a nice alternative to a plain v-neck or scoop neck tee. It’s extremely soft and comfortable, and it washes up well.
It also comes in black and white, and it’s only $20 at Nordstrom. It has a relaxed fit, but I wouldn’t say it runs big. I have my usual size small.
six // I’ve been wearing these studded slides every chance I get. I love the “cafe” color because it’s such a nice rosy shade of beige that elongates the leg, and the shiny silver studs give off that rock-and-roll glam vibe that I like so much.
seven // I’m bummed that this St. Tropez set is on backorder — it’s such a good deal! If you can’t wait, Nordstrom has 15% off the full-size tanning mousse and the mitt, but they’re sold separately. If you want to try the smaller size set, it’s 15% off at Nordstrom as well.
eight // Another QVC find, I’ve been using this duo at night, and I wake up with smooth, moisturized, vibrant skin every morning. The Peptide4 Night Recovery Cream Oil is a night cream, and the Plumping Pillow Facial works like an overnight mask. Each one is sold separately, but this is a great price for the pair.
ten // This elevated hoodie gives a sleek and sophisticated off-duty vibe to your favorite jeans and sneakers. It runs true to size, and it’s currently 40% off + Extra 10% off with code BRTHX.
eleven // File these under “spendy but worth it” — I am mildly obsessed with these jeans. They’re pretty much all I want to wear right now, partly because they are soooo soft and comfy, but also because I love the laidback vibe.
I realize they aren’t for everyone, but if they fit your personal style and your budget, definitely grab yourself a pair the next time they go on sale. You won’t regret it. (They are not on sale anywhere at the moment, but I’ll keep an eye on them.) Saks has the best inventory, but you can also find them at Nordstrom, Shopbop, Bloomingdale’s, and Revolve. They’re TTS or size down if in between.
My parents are arriving shortly for a visit, so I’ll be taking the rest of the weekend off. See you Monday!
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photos: Alison Cornell