Statement Jewelry with Make My Statement

My favorite way to dress up a simple look is by adding one wow piece like a statement necklace. Today I’m excited to partner with Make My Statement, a newly launched jewelry company with some absolutely fantastic pieces, including a new line of chokers you must check out. I’m already looking at adding this and this to my collection to wear all at once. Sometimes it is hard to know if something is going to look and feel just as good in real life as it does in the online shop, and these definitely do.

I wore this a few days ago, and Adam told me I looked ‘pretty like a princess’. He learned what a princess is from playing Mario brothers, lol. It is so sweet that he notices when I wear something special. It sometimes makes me feel like I should perhaps buy him a custom photo necklace or so. I think it is also because when I take the time to dress nice and wear my favorite jewelry for myself, that positive feeling sort of radiates.

Here I’ve styled the Samara statement necklace by Make My Statement for an evening look with a nude bodycon dress, which obviously has spandex for days…ha! While I love it for dressing up a look, it would look so effortlessly cool paired with a vintage graphic t-shirt, distressed denim and a leather jacket (i.e. my outfit plans for this weekend).

What do you think, are you into statement necklaces or chokers? or both like me? Let me know!

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Last week we took a quick trip to escape the snow for some sunshine in Key Largo, Florida☀️ We spent every moment possible outside, Tom and Adam got their Scuba Diver PADI certification (yay!) while Sophia and I spent our days either swimming or drawing marine life and landscapes. This was my first trip after my sister passed last November, and even though I look so happy here, there were so many moments I felt the grief and sadness, as if it happened just yesterday. I am still figuring out how I want to show up in this space, as I have changed so much as a person since the loss. I just don’t feel called to post some of the things I shared before. Maybe that will change someday, or maybe it will just naturally evolve into something new. I think I will take this year to just process it all. (Even the idea of taking an entire year to think through something is a huge shift for my usually hyperactive type A personality) My focus at the moment is just living in the moment with my family and friends, spending time doing things that make me happy and healthy. I hope to share some of that journey here with you ~ thanks for following along ❤️
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