Greetings on this fine Thursday morning! Thanks so much for all the birthday wishes yesterday. I didn’t have time to reply to everybody, but please know that I read and appreciate them all.
It’s time for my Top Ten in June. This is when I round up the most popular blog posts and retail products among JLS readers during the previous month.
My monthly Top Ten is a regular feature on the blog, and I always find it interesting to see what resonated most with you all.
TOP 10 POSTS IN JUNE 2020
Based on Google Analytics, these were my top 10 posts during the month of June — but not necessarily the posts I published last month.
Sometimes older posts still get a lot of traffic from Pinterest or Google, so they continue to rank in the top 10, even through they were written earlier. I figure they deserve a mention if they’re still getting ranked.
The material is lightweight and breathable, and the dress skims the body without clinging. The seaming is really nice, and the straps perfectly cover my favorite bra. It also comes in 3 other colors, and it retails for just $58. It’s TTS; I have the small.
This post was a collab with Nordstrom, and I styled these white twill shorts two ways. Unfortunately, the white ones are selling out, but they do come in other colors.
Also, this stripe sweater is really fun for mild summer days or evenings by the pool. It’s fully stocked, and also comes in ivory and black. Both pieces run true to size.
I was kind of surprised this post ranked, although I’m not sure why. I do like the outfit a lot.
I kept the sweater, but I haven’t worn it yet. After looking at these pictures, I realized it’s rather boobalicious, lol! Maybe it’s the camera angle, I don’t know, but suddenly I feel a bit reticent to wear it.
At any rate, if you like it, it’s now on sale for $18!
These posts always rank in my monthly Top Ten, and this time I combined the two regular features since my weekday slots were full with 22 Days of Summer Fashion.
This one contains a bunch of try-ons from LOFT and Boden that are still available and on sale this weekend, so it’s worth looking at if you missed it, or if you want a refresher.
This might be my personal favorite outfit from the month. I just love the simplicity of it, and the updated version of a simple jeans and white tee outfit.
Right now, the t-shirt is 30% off, and if you are in the market for a high quality white tee, I highly recommend it. It’s also available in grey and black, and I recommend sizing up; I have the medium.
This outfit is another one of my favorites, plus I just love the backdrop of the photos. When Alison and I saw these flowers, we immediately wanted to photograph this outfit with them.
And I have good news! These gold sandals have been restocked, and the price is AMAZING! They come down to just $32.38 with code SPRING60.
They’re very comfortable for a slide, and I love the design of the strap across the foot. They have just a slightly molded footbed, too, so there’s a wee bit of support.
The gold is highly versatile, but they also come in a few other neutral colors as well as leopard. They run TTS; I have the 8.
Also, these jeans are on sale at Evereve. I really like the 25″ length. Definitely size down, though. I’m in the 4.
This was my biggest try-on haul of the month, and there are so many goodies in here. Many are still available, so definitely check it out if you’re doing some shopping this weekend.
This post from May still gets a lot of Google and Pinterest traffic. It’s worth a re-read if you struggle with shorts.
And this post was written back in March, but it’s been really popular on Pinterest, so it was actually my 2nd most popular post last month!
The answer, of course, is no. But I explain how to select skinny jeans that are on trend and how to style them in a way that keeps them fresh and modern.
It seems appropriate that the post that launched 22 Days of Summer Fashion was the most popular.
I couldn’t resist putting on a mask for my first outfit of the series, since they are definitely going to be a symbol of this crazy year when we look back on it after Covid is under control and this is all behind us. Plus, this one goes so well with my outfit!
As an aside, I don’t think I’ve ever styled so many flat shoes in a month! That’s definitely another sign of the times… flat shoes and face masks. (At least I’m not styling loungewear!)
Okay, moving on to popular products…
TOP 10 PRODUCTS IN JUNE 2020
These were the 10 most popular products across my blog and social channels last month. They’re listed in typical Top Ten order, with the most popular one last.
I’ve never been much of a skort girl, but I’m really loving this one. It has such a nice fit, it’s very comfortable, and it also comes in some other pretty colors if the plain black isn’t for you. It’s TTS; I’m in the 6.
I’ve been loving these jeans lately, and it looks like some of you have too! They do go on sale from time to time, so I recommend holding out if you aren’t dying to have them right away.
This lightweight tie front sweater is such a gorgeous shade of coral. Even though it’s summer, we get some cool evenings, and I sometimes like to wear a long-sleeve sweater with shorts.
This is one of my favorite casual tops to throw on with shorts or this skort. The fabric is a little more substantial than most, and the cut is perfection.
I love the width of the straps and the shape of the v-neck, the straight split hem and the trim around the neck and armholes. It’s also the right length (24″) for wearing tucked or untucked.
Sorry to say, this one is selling out. It’s really cute with jeans and jean shorts. It also comes in a navy and white stripe, as well as a solid pink and solid neon yellow/green.
This popular dress keeps going in and out of stock. It’s TTS, and if you can snag your size, you should! It’s currently 40% off with HBDUSA.
Sometimes I just wear the disposable kind, but when I want to be cute (if it is possible to be cute wearing a mask) I wear one of these. Sanctuary has recently released some new patterns that are really fun for summer, and Anthropologie carries some other patterns.
They also make masks for men and kids. See them all HERE.
This linen henley is lightweight and breathable with an easy, relaxed fit, and it has some nice details. It’s true to size and comes in some other colors as well. Right now it’s marked down to $24 + an additional 20% off at checkout.
also wearing: Kut from the Kloth Catherine boyfriend shorts
This dress probably needs no introduction. It’s been one of the most popular dresses in the blogosphere for going on 4 years, now! I do recommend sizing up. I have the medium.
And in first place! Drum roll please . . . 🥁
It cracks me up that this top is in first place, as it’s been almost sold out ever since I first shared it at the beginning of June. I guess y’all are buying other items once you click through, but it clearly got a lot of traction.
I have looked and looked for it on other sites — usually Sanctuary tops can be found at multiple retailers — but I haven’t had any luck.
And that’s a wrap! Which posts from June were your favorites, and did you score any of these Top 10 products?
I love getting feedback from you all when you purchase from my site. It’s good to know what resonates, and I always want to be sure my recommendations are spot-on. It makes me so happy to hear when you’re pleased with a purchase; and of course if you aren’t, that’s helpful to know too.
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