{Joie at Domain NORTHSIDE in Austin + Exclusive Discount}

DTKAustin shares her favorite women's clothing from the new Joie at the Domain NORTHSIDE in Austin. Get an exclusive 20% off in Austin with code JOIENORTHSIDE.

First things first. I want to talk about the most important part of this post that will benefit all of my Austin family, friends and followers! Joie has been of my favorite brands since back when I was working at Neiman Marcus. I am so excited to partner with them to give y’all an exclusive discount + a $1,000 giveaway! Let me give you the giveaway details before it ends tomorrow morning! All you have to do is head to my Instagram post and follow the entry instructions. It is extremely easy and you could win a $1,000 Joie gift card!

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{The Lace-Up Dress of Your Dreams}

DTKAustin shares an affordable lace up, maxi dress perfect for summer. Dress is AKIRA, bag is Clare V, shoes Steve Madden. - {The Lace-Up Dress of Your Dreams} featured by popular Austin fashion blogger, Dressed to Kill

The moment when you realize you started this post 3 weeks ago. 🙄  What a crazy couple of weeks it’s been. I thought I would have extra time to catch up on blogging but work keeps getting in the way! Thankfully, I finally have this week to get some posts together and shoot some new content for you guys! In the meantime, say hello to your must-have summer dress. I know y’all have seen this lace-up dress on my Instagram but I wanted to get a full post up for y’all. This lace-up dress is one of my absolute favorites and its perfect for the extremely hot Texas weather.

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{Splurge or Steal – Summer Pool Outfits + GIVEAWAY}

DTKAustin shares her recent Splurge or Steal Column about warm weather swimwear in Austin Woman Magazine just in time for Summer vacation! || Dressed to Kill #summeroutfits #swimwear #affordableswim #onepiecebathingsuit - What to Wear for a Summer Pool Day by popular Austin fashion blogger Dressed to Kill - Summer Pool Outfits + GIVEAWAY} by popular Austin style blogger, Dressed to Kill

That moment you realize you started to write this post May 1 and it’s already the last day of the month. May is always such a busy time for me with work but I didn’t anticipate being booked on so many long jobs along with selling my home, buying another and moving, all during the same few weeks. Talk about exhausting! June, I hope you are a little more relaxing! This girl needs a little pool time in her life! Speaking of summer days by the pool, my latest Splurge or Steal in the May issue of Austin Woman Magazine is out. Like I said, I’m a month behind on sharing this so the issue isn’t even going to be on stands in Austin anymore. BUT you can see these fun pool outfits here, thankfully!

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{The Billy Reid Bandana Dress}

The Billy Reid Bandana Dress featured by popular Austin fashion blogger, Dressed to Kill

Hello, summer! Even though it’s technically still Spring for a few more weeks. 🤨 It is officially hot in Austin, TX which means it’s time to wear the most minimal yet breezy clothing. I don’t know if the Billy Reid bandana dress I’m wearing in the below photos really counts as minimal but it is definitely breezy and perfect for the hot summers in Texas! In that case, give me all the comfy dresses because it’s only getting hotter!

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{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. - {Affordable Summer Tops That Won't Break the Bank} featured by popular Austin fashion blogger, Dressed to Kill

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}

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 swimsuit. 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}

{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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