Valentino Love

I really love affordable fashion but every now and then I splurge on a luxury designer piece that will remain timeless. I saved up for months to buy this beautiful lace overlay dress by Valentino. I wasn't sure what size I would need so I reached out to the customer service at SelfRidges and they matched me with the perfect size. When this dress arrived in the mail, I couldn't wait to open it. When I picked it up out of the immaculate packaging, the first thing I noticed is how amazing it feels. ... Read the Post

Red Fit & Flare Dress

Hi friends! Today's feature is the Ruby Keyhole Dress, which is a lightweight fit-and-flare chiffon dress. Read on for details :) Although it's long sleeved, this dress is light and cool enough for summer. I'm only 5'0 so the sleeves are about 1 1/2 inches too long for me. I'd rather have a three-quarter length sleeve so I will probably get these hemmed off. Length-wise, this dress is perfect and falls right at my knees. I imagine the length would be appropriate for taller girls maybe up to 5'5 ... Read the Post

Summer Whites: Organza Dress

Hi friends! Today's feature is one of my favorites, the Organza Dress. This dress is made of lightweight organza that is airy and breathable so it's perfect for the summer heat. Organza is typically a sheer fabric so this dress has a thin white lining underneath. (Nobody needs their undergarments showing through at work or church, am I right?!) Although it's lightweight, this dress is structured and will create a flattering silhouette on various body types. It also has the most darling bell ... Read the Post

Photos by Jake

instagram.com/photosby.jake Hi everyone, Jake here. Thanks for reading Courtney’s blog. We really enjoy taking these photos and I’m glad so many of you are enjoying them too. Some of her wonderful readers, that’s you 😉, have asked for more specific information about how we get her photos. I’m happy to share, but keep in mind that I’m not a professional, just stubborn enough to keep chipping away at something until I’m happy with the results. I’ll explore equipment and composition in ... Read the Post