Summer Floral Dress: Day to Night

Summer days are always filled with endless activities, especially if you're vacationing. I wanted to style a dress that was both versatile for the day and for the night.

To easily make this ruffled floral dress wearable during the day, I decided to layer lightly (because, when you live in Miami the heat is brutal). Funny enough, the white t-shirt I added below this dress is a crop top, so it helps prevent from becoming way to hot! And of course, I had to throw on some sneakers. You know, sneakers are my staple now - and it doesn't hurt to say it just added a chic sporty touch to this version of the look.

Floral Ruffle Dress c/o Style Delivers | White Denim Jacket: Forever 21 | Bag: Chloe | Clear Jeweled Heels c/o Missy Empire

As for taking this into the night time, I simply just removed the white t-shirt from under, added some heels, and threw on a white denim jacket over the shoulders.

For the summer, the style of this dress is also super refreshing because of the back cut outs and the ruffles at the hem. Also, it helps that the fabric is a nice light satin fabric!

It's so easy to take daytime pieces (whether it'd be jeans or a dress) into a nighttime look, especially if you're on the run.

Until next post,



Little Wrap Dress

Remember how I said I was really turning more towards the effortless look in my daily style? Well, here's one of my new favorite staples this season, and I think it will continue to be for much longer - the wrap dress.

Polka dot wrap dress c/o A'Gaci (SOLD OUT) but I loved this and this | Pearl Sandals c/o Go Jane (ON SALE) | Cabby Hat: Forever 21(Similar) | Sunglasses c/o A'Gaci

Nothing says more effortless than throwing on a dress and being able to run out the door. Wrap dresses have been around FOREVER, I mean who can ever forget that DVF originated them. With that said, they are definitely having a major moment for the summer and they do provide that easy feeling of being able to wear it and style it with sandals and heels.

Shop some of my favorite wrap dresses below


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Distressed Mini & Gingham Tee

Gingham Tee c/o Go Jane (SOLD OUT) but I love this| Distressed Denim Skirt c/o Go Jane | Sneakers c/o Lola Shoetique (use code: MUSE15 for a discount)

Today's post is a quick simple one! With the craziness of Miami Swim Week in the midst, my schedule within the next week or so will be super busy....However, I will continue posting! Determination is key.

And, here I am again with the gingham print. I told you it was going to be my summer staple! I really love how this t-shirt was layered with this gingham bustier attached. I'm still into mini denim skirts, however I have yet to find one that fits perfectly to my height. Since I'm so petite, they're always to big and long in length or too tight and short - the struggle! But, I really liked how this skirt wasn't as short and it still worked well with the sneakers. Usually for a mid length skirts I like to add height with heels, but hey... you know I'm a sneaker loving girl now!

Until next post,


Gingham + Ruffle

Ruffle Crop Top c/o Diva Boutique (use code: PRISSYDIVA for a discount) | Skirt: Charlotte Russe (no longer available) but I love this and this | Shoes: Simmi | Tassel Earrings c/o Diva Boutique

Gingham is back & in every form! It's this summers staple and I'm totally not hating that fact. The gingham print had its moment, and it came back revamped - you can wear it in so many ways.

I feel like as every season goes by, my style changes but it keeps its basic form....If that makes any sense. I love mixing different prints and giving them my feminine twist (like the ruffle at the hem of this skirt). For this summer, my style has definitely been inspired by the South of France. Although I am dying to visit, I feel like this airy, feminine, fresh and effortless look is everything and anything I have been after.

And, can we please mention how tassel earrings are having a MAJOR moment.... I'm guilty of saying I currently have like every color of tassel earrings in my shopping cart as of now. They're a great and easy staple to add into any look you may want to amp up.

Any one else into the effortless look?

Until next post,


All American Girl

Happy Independence Day! I was feeling really festive, and wanted to post on this all American inspired look, but I also wanted to take the time this July 4th to share a little bit of my background story on my heritage (especially, for those who always ask about my ethnicity). As a born and raised American with a Hispanic background, I truly feel like my family (along with many others like them) share the true American dream - So, here's 10 facts about me!

Red Drawstring Crop Top c/o Lola Shoetique | Distressed Jeans c/o Lola Shoetique  | Clear Heels c/o Lola Shoetique

1. I am American Born, but Cuban bred

2. My grandparents came to the USA right when the Castro regime was at its start

3. In order for my grandparents to do that, my grandfather had to work at a agricultural concentration camp for a certain amount of years (I'm so thankful they both sacrificed for their children).

4. Both of my parents were born in Cuba (my mom in Havana & my dad in the eastern country side), and were immigrants to the states.

4. Visiting Cuba is next on my list, although my parents would not like to visit at the moment.

5. I come from a long line of Cuban taught beauticians (mostly everyone on my mom's side is a hairdresser - except for my mom).

6. I made it a point when I started my blog, that my Cuban/Hispanic heritage was something I was going to strongly embrace on here.

7. Spanish was my first language (my mom made sure to speak to my brother and I Spanish at home), and I learned English when I started school.

8. Throughout my early childhood years, I grew up in the beauty salon (my grandparents took care of me at their salon while my parents went off to work).

 9. Funny Fact: half of my family migrated from Cuba to Miami, and the other half migrated from Cuba to Spain (because at the time it was a bit easier)- So, some of us have the usual Cuban accent while the others speak Spanish with a European accent & pronounce words totally different!

10. My grandparents came to the U.S in sight of the "American Dream" - and they surely achieved it.

As a Latina turned blogger, I have always believed that I have been given the opportunity to break barriers. Although being an immigrant or a child of an immigrant may be a sensitive subject in today's society, we share one very similar aspect - our story of struggle, resilience, and most importantly of hope for change that no one will take from us. However, the "American Dream" is not a handout, but lastly achieving it is what makes us Americans.  

Los Latinos son luchadores!

Until next post,

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