{Affordable Summer Tops That Won’t Break the Bank}

DTKAustin shares where to get the best white tops for summer from Chicwish that wont break the bank along with her frayed straw hat on sale.

I don’t know about y’all but I cringe at the thought of spending a lot of money on clothes; especially summer tops. If I’m going to be spending any money on fashion related items I’d rather invest in a nice handbag, shoes or jewelry that will most likely be lasting me a lot longer than said clothing. Or just save my money in general for a fun vacation! But then what cute clothes do you wear on that vacation?? Long story short, it’s my job to find you affordable yet quality clothing that still looks super cute. 😜

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{Best Staycation Near Austin – Lakeway Resort & Spa}

DTKAustin shares where the best vacation and staycation spot near Austin is; the Lakeway Resort & Spa.

As many of you know Grayson and I recently moved out to Lakeway. This was after we had already planned to stay at the Lakeway Resort & Spa so it seemed a bit odd that we would be going on a “vacation” that was only 3 miles away. Man, was I pleasantly surprised. Even though I was only 3 miles from home, I felt like I was in a completely different state. Talk about the perfect staycation!

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{12 Must Have Neutral One Piece Swimsuits for Summer + GIVEAWAY}

DTKAustin shares her 12 must have one piece bathing suits for summer from Nordstrom.

I used to cringe at the thought of wearing one piece swimsuits when I was younger. One pieces always reminded me of your typical mom suit! Those types of suits that I would never be caught dead in. You know the ones! Shockingly enough, this is the first year that I have EVER owned a one piece suit. I’m so obsessed I literally can’t stop buying them. They have definitely come a long way since I was younger. Y’all know those awful suits I’m talking about, right?? I don’t know what has sparked my latest obsession with cute one pieces. Maybe it’s the fact that I am getting older and don’t feel as confident in a bikini like I used to. Or maybe its the fact that they are so cute and stylish now!  Continue Reading

{Must Have Striped Pants for Spring/Summer + GIVEAWAY}

{Must Have Striped Pants for Spring/Summer + GIVEAWAY} featured by popular Austin fashion blogger, Dressed to Kill

What a week! I have been so bad about keeping up with Instagram and the blog lately with all of this house stuff going on. For those of you that didn’t see the tiny snippet of an Instagram Story I did; we’re moving! I put my house on the market and it literally sold within a few hours. The buyers wanted a 7-10 day close which meant we had to get out of the house ASAP! Needless to say, I have been a little preoccupied with attempting to keep up with work in addition to moving somewhere! There are so many exciting things to come and I can’t wait to share all of the fun details with y’all! We are headed to a much needed stay-cation this weekend so I wanted to share one of my favorite summer looks with y’all; wide leg striped pants.

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{What to Wear to a Kentucky Derby Party}

DTKAustin shares three of her favorite Kentucky Derby inspired looks. Whether you are going to a Derby party or the Derby itself, you are set with these fascinating hats and accessories. || Dressed to Kill #kentuckyderby #derby #derbylooks #kentuckyderbyhat #DIYDerbyHatWhat to Wear to a Kentucky Derby Party featured by popular Austin Fashion blogger, Dressed to Kill.

Summer is all about fun hats and beautiful dresses. There is literally no better way to kick off your summer style than with the Kentucky Derby. Whether you are planning to actually attend the Derby itself or just planning a fun soirée, I’ve got a few looks that are sure to turn heads. Not to mention they are extremely easy to recreate on a budget. So who out there is actually attending the Derby? One of these days I would love to be in the middle of the action but until then I will be glued to my TV watching all of the NBC updates! It’s not only the horses getting all of the attention; it’s the fashion!

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{Derby Inspired White Two Piece Set}

DTKAustin shares a versatile white top and skirt set from Chicwish. Perfect for Spring/Summer and the upcoming Kentucky Derby. Black Bamboo bag from Red Dress Boutique or Cult Gaia. - White Two Piece Set styled by popular Austin fashion blogger, Dressed to Kill

It’s that time of the year again! Kentucky Derby party planning is in full swing. If you’re like me you procrastinate anything Kentucky Derby until it’s too late. Unlike most of the prior years, I have taken it upon myself to get a couple of posts ready to share some outfit ideas. Who all is planning to actually go to the Derby?? And who else is throwing a party or going to one??  I’ll just be dreaming about throwing a small gathering since I literally have no home right now! I will be living vicariously through everyone else’s posts this year!

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{Sheer Black Lace Dress for Spring}

DTKAustin shares the perfect, lightweight dress that you can transition into summer for those cooler days. Gucci Marmont Small Beige Crossbody, Chicwish Dress - Sheer Black Lace Dress styled by popular Austin fashion blogger, Dressed to Kill

I’m just going to start this post out by talking about my disbelief with how ridiculous the weather has been in 2018 so far. Not quite the warm welcome I had hoped for this year! It is literally almost May and it is still dumping snow in some locations. I’ve been needing a jacket every morning and evening here in Austin when it’s normally hitting the 90 degree mark! The need for layers or light-weight long sleeves is a must with the cooler weather sticking around. It’s been tough to find date night appropriate looks as I really don’t want to whip out my Fall clothing again. My other option would be to start layering with frumpy cardigans and I really don’t want to go that route either. I want to wear cute summer clothes! Needless to say, I was quite excited to find this black lace dress online.

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{Your Must Have FitFlop for Summer}

DTKAustin talks all about the most comfortable sandals for Summer; FitFlop from Zappos. - FitFlop for Summer styled by Austin fashion blogger Dresses to Kill

Sponsored by Zappos.

Is anyone else in full on vacation mode? The travel bug has hit me full force and I have absolutely 0 vacations planned in my near future. First world problems, I know. 🙄  This girl needs a tan on this pasty skin STAT! The summer weather has already hit Austin, TX. That means it’s time to pull out the flip flops, sandals and all the summer goodies! We are already in the upper 70s and 80s! I’m almost scared to think of what our summer weather is going to look like… Definitely into the 100s! In the meantime, while I start dreaming of where I can vacation to, I wanted to share some of my favorite summer staples. Starting with FitFlop!

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{Seeing Stars with this Ted Baker Dress}

DTKAustin talks Spring looks and outfits with one of her favorite designers, Ted Baker. Star print dress, leather tote and leather sandals all Ted Baker. - Ted Baker Dress styled by popular Austin fashion blogger Dressed to Kill

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Hello, Monday! How was everyone’s weekend? Grayson and I had some awesome plans for the weekend to celebrate his birthday. Sadly, none of those plans actually happened! I am such an awful wife and literally got him so sick with the sinus infection I’ve been battling. Instead of resting, we ended up decluttering the house to get it put on the market this week! Not like I have any idea where we are going to go… but I am so ready for another fun renovation project. Now that I have some free time I wanted to get this Ted Baker post up! If you saw any of my Instagram Stories on Friday you saw that there is now a Ted Baker Austin store!

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{Why High Low Dresses are the Most Flattering}

DTKAustin shares some of her favorite affordable gowns and dresses for special occasions or formal events. Laundry by Shelli Segal gown, Louis Vuitton clutch and Steve Madden heels. - High Low Dresses styled by popular Austin fashion blogger Dressed to Kill

Party in the front, business in the back. If you’ve been reading my blog for even a week you would have noticed that I love a great high low dress or skirt. I briefly touched on my obsession for this style in my last blog post but wanted to dedicate a full story on why high low dresses are the most flattering for every body type. What I love about the high low style is that it has been around for years. It was never an overbearing trend that you had to worry about going out of style.

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