TREND SPOTTING: CUT-OUT BOOTIE

  The bootie, or low ankle boot, is a must have shoe for fall. They somehow look amazing with almost anything and are a sure fire way to help transition the more summer-y skirts and dresses to cooler temps. There's a huge variety of bootie trends out there, but one of our favorites that we've seen emerging this season is the cut-out. Whether it's on a low heel, wedge, or high heel, designers are creating angular designs through the use of cutting pieces out. During the early fall wear

WARDROBE STAPLES: FALL TRANSITION

Although summer is one of our favorite seasons, we are so excited for the upcoming change of the seasons because of two little words: fall fashion. Any reason to go shopping is fine by us, and although swapping out summer clothing staples for more season appropriate styles is imperative, accessories are perhaps our most favorite thing to shop for. You rarely need to try them on in order to know if they fit, and they can instantly elevate almost any outfit from drab to fab. Although a straw hat

STYLISH STEAL: LORD AND TAYLOR SELECT SHOES 25% OFF

  The only thing better than a sale is a shoe sale, and Lord and Taylor is taking 25% off select regular priced styles. Hurry ladies, this sale ends at midnight today. 1. Rachel Roy Brandon Cross-Strap Platform Pumps $275 $206 2. Boutique 9 Neekko Croc-Embossed Leather Flats $140 $105 3. Kelsi Dagger Ivey Leather Ankle Boots $178 $133 4. Vince Camuto Embellished Peep Toe Ankle Boots $179 $134 5. Elie Tahari Samba Leather Cow Hair Stiletto Heals $385 $288 6. Steven by

TREND SPOTTING: LACE UP HEELS

We've been noticing lace-up heels on the pedicured feet of fashion bloggers and celebrities alike lately, and there's no wonder  why these heels have become such a trend. The lace-up detail is incredibly flattering and while they are a gorgeous evening shoe, they look even better paired with a pair of distressed boyfriend jeans for the day. Check out a roundup of some of our favorite styles. And not to worry, most of these come with a zipper in the back so you can easily take them on and off without

STYLISH STEAL: NORDSTROM SALE

There are sales galore this Fourth of July Weekend, but our favorite is Nordstrom's new 50% off markdowns. From designer bags to kitschy iPhone cases, Nordstrom has got some seriously awesome deeply discounted stuff. 1. Minkpink Dress $63.60 2. Alexis Bittar Earrings $177 3. Coach Wallet $105 4. Marc by Marc Jacobs Bangle $38 5. Steve Madden Sandals $46 6. Tory Burch Bag $217 7. J Brand Skinny Jeans $138 8. Tory Burch Lobster iPhone Case $30 9. L Space Monokini $100 10.