Orange + Dots

polka dots
Forever 21 Shirt, Zara Shorts, Rockport Heels, H&M Bag, Ring-To-Wrist Bracelet (found at Buffalo Exchange; similar here), Wrap Bracelet (found at Buffalo Exchange) 

I’ve honestly been scared of shorts in the past, nonetheless high-waisted shorts. Most of the ones I’ve found have been dauntingly short and for me, they’re not ideal for day-to-day wear. I also have a recurring skin issue on my legs and not to mention a large scar at the back of my right ankle from a ruptured Achilles tendon injury when I was still a competitive gymnast.* Essentially, I’ve tried to stay away from shorts as much as possible, but in this unbearable heat, I’ve found it almost impossible to not wear them. I thought it was time to get over myself and pull out my black high-waisted shorts that I purchased last summer. These basic shorts are dressier and more structured than most and best of all, have pockets! I paired them with a fun printed, relaxed linen tee, basic pointed kitten heels, and my favorite bright bag for an easy look that focuses on the little details.

*a story I will share with y’all in the near future

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  1. 6.22.13

    Totally LOVE this look! Super chic and casual (: I'm now following via GFC and Bloglovin (:

    Kisses from Live. Laugh. Love & Make Up!

  2. 6.23.13

    lovely post 🙂

    your newest follower on bloglovin'

  3. 6.24.13
    Visa said:

    chic outfit and your legs look great. i am really self conscious of my legs too during summer b/c of similar skin issues. but seriously those shorts look fab on you, great fit. lovely blog as well, would you like to follow each other via GFC and Bloglovin'? please feel free to visit my blog and let me know if you'd like to.


  4. 6.24.13
    Sarah said:

    Hi, Visa! Thank you for your kind words! I dropped by your blog and I love it. I have followed via GFC and Bloglovin'. Can't wait to see more!

    XOXO, Sarah

  5. 6.24.13
    Sarah said:

    Hi, Michelle!

    I was so excited to see food on your blog! Hahaha, I am a total foodie as well! I have followed through GFC and Bloglovin'. Thank you for stopping by!

    XOXO, Sarah

  6. 6.24.13
    Sarah said:

    Thank you so much for stopping by my blog, Brenda! Being from Texas, I grew up with a bit of Spanish around. Thank you so much for translation on your blog! I love that I can read it in Spanish and English.

  7. 6.24.13
    Bo said:

    Love your outfit, those shorts look great on you!

    xx Bo

  8. 9.10.13
    Sarah said:

    Thanks, Bo! I love your Portmans sequin skirt!!

    XO, Sarah