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Chambray Blouse, High Rise White Denim Shorts

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Chambray Blouse, High Rise White Denim Shorts

Chambray Blouse, High Rise White Denim Shorts

Chambray Blouse, High Rise White Denim Shorts

Chambray Blouse, High Rise White Denim Shorts

Chambray Blouse, High Rise White Denim Shorts

Chambray Blouse, High Rise White Denim Shorts

Chambray Blouse, High Rise White Denim Shorts

Chambray Blouse, High Rise White Denim Shorts

Happy first day of August! I’m *very* sad summer is coming to an end (really dreading that snow, ya feel me?), but if I could live in a world full of August’s, I would. There’s the perfect mix of weather – hot days, chillier days, rainy days, and plenty of beach days. The world is a big place, so I’m sure there’s somewhere that is like this all. the. time. So, if you know of this place or live in this place, lemmmme know so I can move there ASAP (I feel like this is Southern California???).

On to my outfit – I have said it before and I’ll say it again, I’m alllll about the ruffle trend right now (see here & here) so there’s no denying that I am completely smitten with this adorable chambray top and it’s ruffle sleeve detailing. They’re not over-powering but they’re large enough to protect my shoulders when it’s hot and sunny out, which is key. They also aren’t 100% stationary, so I can lift them up to put a cardigan on if I had to (looks a little silly but all in the name of not freezing at work). It also gives that “All American” vibe when I pair them with my favorite white denim shorts and with the addition of a red lippie, you would think it was 4th of July all over again.

When I first wore these shorts on the blog, I talked about my struggle finding shorts that fit me correctly and how glad I was to give this pair a second chance. Well, I’m glad to say we’re still going strong and they come in two other washes – regular denim and destroyed denim – which I will be picking up before the summer comes to an end because they are THAT good. If you don’t have a pair of these high rise shorts, I highly suggest grabbing a pair while they’re still in stock (all sizes, too!) and if you have the short struggle like I do, size up!

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  1. 8.1.17
    Abigail said:

    Lovely outfit! I’m so sad that we’re in August I cant believe its the last month of a hot summer, time flies.

    Abigail Alice x

  2. 8.1.17
    Sam said:

    Love that ruffly top and totally agree that August is the best, even though it means summer is coming to a close!


  3. 8.1.17
    Whit said:

    yes! totally love the ruffle trend! You look great and how is it already August! The summer is flying by 🙂

    • 8.7.17
      Rachel said:

      The summer is FLYYYING girl! It needs to slow the heck down.

  4. 8.1.17

    I know 🙁 it’s so sad! time if just flying! I’m really not looking forward to the snow!
    Love your top!!

    • 8.7.17
      Rachel said:

      Me either girlfriend!

  5. 8.1.17

    This is such an adorable outfit! Perfect for summer 🙂

    • 8.7.17
      Rachel said:

      Thanks Taylor!

  6. 8.1.17
    Kristin said:

    Girl I can’t stop buying ruffles, either! and I love that this top is chambray! Very classic American summer. Let’s hope the beautiful weather stays around for awhile!

  7. 8.1.17

    Loving that ruffle detail!!!

  8. 8.1.17
    Lacey said:

    Those shorts look AWESOME on you girl!!

  9. 8.1.17
    Stephanie said:

    Wait wait, I think I actually NEED both that clutch and the ruffle top. Too much cuteness in one outfit, girlfriend!

  10. 8.1.17
    Cecilia said:

    You look so gorgeous! I love these details & that top will transition perfectly into fall. And when you find a place with that weather, let me know!

    xoxo, Cecilia //

  11. 8.2.17
    Nita said:

    love the cute ruffles!! <3

  12. 8.2.17
    LuxMommy said:

    Love that top so much, thank you for sharing! XOXO

    • 8.7.17
      Rachel said:

      Thank you so much!

  13. 8.2.17
    Maggie said:

    I am obsessed with your clutch! Super cute!

  14. 8.4.17
    Jessica said:

    This is so beautiful. So simple and unassuming, yet so pretty!

    Jessica |

    • 8.7.17
      Rachel said:

      Aw, thanks Jessica!

  15. 8.8.17
    Zoe said:

    I have a top just like this one! Love those ruffles so much.

    • 8.8.17
      Rachel said:

      All of the ruffles tops that are out right now are the absolute cutest!