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Monday, June 5, 2017

Cree Summer

Hello June! This is going to be a busy week for me -- and the start of a busy month as well. On Tuesday I'm heading to the Cabi Conversations event in Los Angeles. It's a dinner and discussion event hosted by Cabi Clothing. You should check out their new collections when you get a chance. Then on Wednesday, I'm flying from L.A. to San Diego for a Mazda event. Remember when I took the CX-5 on a spin last year? Well I was invited to attend this interactive Mazda experience that includes a cocktail reception, an olive oil tasting and the chance to drive the new Mazda CX-5 and MX-5 RF, all while staying at a beautiful resort and spa. Then on Thursday I finally come back home to the Bay Area just in time for the Lora Zombie Art Show in San Francisco. If you didn't know, Lora Zombie is the hubs' favorite artist and we own probably three of her pieces already.

So yeah...there's a lot going on this week. I should go get a mani.
To the outfit!

I initially wanted to wear my new bodysuit, but it just wasn't working with this look. So I opted for an old favorite (that you might recognize below in the Linkup photo) that I wore in Vegas last March because stripes and flares are always in, especially in the summer. I paired the flounce crop top with my newest obsession: these culotte pants by J.McLaughlin. If they look a little familiar it's because I wore them to the Chandon/Bottle Rock event last week. I love pants like these because they're comfortable (unlike skinny jeans), they're chic (unlike shorts), and they're effortless (unlike rompers). Plus, they have pockets! 'Nuff said.

The post title is the name of an actress, Cree Summer, who used to rock hair like this back in 1990. I feel like I'm getting my Cree Summer on in the summertime. 

On the Blog: | J.O.A. Flounce Crop Top (with pom pom trim) | Marcella Culotte Pants c/o J.McLaughlin (similar) | Zara Crossbody Bag with Flowers (similar) | Halogen Pointy Toe Flats (similar) |

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21 comments

  1. totally love he top!
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  2. Yes you have a busy but fun week ahead. You look so cute in your culotte and you styled it perfectly.

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  3. You do have a lot going on, but they all sound like awesome events! I am OBSESSED with your pants!!

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  4. This top is all kinds of awesome, Cheryl:) And have a great time in all these events!
    PS Love Cree Summer. Used to watch A Different World a lot:D

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  5. Fabulous look! I LOVE those pants!

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  6. I love the wide leg pants, and it sounds like you've got such an exciting week ahead!
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  7. Your styling is on point and the proportions of this outfit are perfect! Wide leg pants are the best!

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  8. What a week! I love your top and pants and really need to find some great wide legs pants!

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  9. When I saw "Cree Summer", I smiled! She was so cute on Different World and you are totally channeling her here! Can't wait to see pics from your press trip!

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  10. This croptop is so cute! Love it paired with these pants!

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  11. This is so cute and those pants look so comfy! Love, Love!

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  12. Lovely outfit!

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  13. I love how chic but comfy the wide leg trousers look! What a fun summer outfit inspo!

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  14. You sure have a busy week ahead. Look forward to following it along on IG. Love the pants (and the top, I already mentioned on Insta!) - but the pants look sooo comfy and perfect for summers.

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  15. Busy is good and you look Fantastic. I'm still loving the Hair. .

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  16. What a chic casual style! I love the wide leg pants!

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  17. Can we just take a moment to appreciate and admire your hair?! You look so good with it!
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  18. I am totally digging these denim culottes on you, lady!

    -Ashley
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  19. The striped top and the culotte jeans look superb together Cheryl.

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  20. Sounds like you are busy but fun busy! Loving this top and what a fun bag!

    Amy Ann
    Straight A Style

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  21. This look is so cute! Sounds like you have a lot planned for this week :)

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