Treats for 26

This weekend I celebrated turning 26. I love a good birthday celebration, but birthdays also tend to be a bit stressful for me – herding different friends to one location can be a bit dizzying. I did have the best birthday I could’ve hoped for, with friends visiting, going to a delicious (and indulgent) dinner on the Georgetown waterfront, and a lovely (albeit hot) evening having drinks on a rooftop.

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Best bags

I’ve been toying with the idea of buying a new bag. It has been a while since I’ve gotten a new everyday one – I’ve been using J.Crew’s New Uptown Tote (current version here) for years, and it has held up surprisingly well. For my daily bag, I need something that’s roomy enough for a laptop, and that can hold up to a bit of heavy wear.

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Shopbop spring sale

I don’t have a beach trip in the books until May, but that isn’t stopping me from shopping for summer… meaning this Shopbop sale has come at the perfect time. With 20% off your purchase under $500, and 25% off your purchase over $500, you’ll get marked down prices on brands you wouldn’t ordinarily! Use code EVENT17.

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Wedge season

I love wedges. They’re comfortable and easy to wear, they can be dressed up or down, and there are infinite heights that they come in. I’ve always found it to be so important to have a couple basic pairs – namely in black and tan – so that I always have a go-to shoe for summer events and parties.

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10 under $10

Mondays are hard. Shopping helps. I rounded up my favorite finds under $10 to boost your spirits on the least exciting day of the week! Shop dresses, beauty and accessories guilt-free for a little pick-me-up to start your week off right.

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