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What to Wear for Baseball Season.

This is an idea for what to wear for your kiddos games, pro games, or just running errands (let’s be honest, this is what I usually wear this look for!).





OUTFIT DETAILS
TOP c/o | JEANS | SHOES | BAG | HAT | NECKLACE | WATCH | BRACELETS here, here | LIPS (Snob)

Baseball is my favorite sport to watch, other than tennis and cross country since I lived and breathed these in high school as an athlete. My brother played baseball from the time he was 4 all the way through College. I LOVE watching these games. The opportunity doesn’t happen as much as I would like now that I am an adult but I love the game no matter what.

The biggest key on what to wear isΒ comfortability. What is more comfortable than converse, jeans, a tee, and a baseball hat? Not much in my book! The goal is to be cute and casual.

THIS top is $30 and worth every penny! It’s easy to dress down like I have it here or dressed up with pants and heels. The distressed denim is perfect for keeping it casual and comfortable. If it’s chilly, you can wear a duster cardigan or windbreaker!

Some people have asked me if I wear my Yankees hat because it’s “cute” and “fashionable”. Many people do choose this hat because of those reasons but I chose it since it’s my husband’s favorite baseball team! My family loves the Seattle Mariner’s but I am now a trader and proud of it.

Are you thinking, I can’t pull off a baseball hat? Bend the bill a little to shape your face, it makes all the difference. Also, the texture is important. This one is SUPER soft and made out of recycled materials. Try different hairstyles with it as well. A messy low ponytail, straight hair, messy bun, curly hair, braids, etc.

“Buy me some peanuts and cracker jacks…” and sport that cute hat!

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Wild Child | Dreamy Presets.

 Dress: c/o Cedar + Sage Trading Co.Booties: Vince Camuto |Lips: MAC Faux | Flower Crown: my own DIY



Sometimes I like to try different styles out, staying in the same little box isn’t as exciting as trying new things. I have loved the bohemian look and have been trying to incorporate it into my personal style in a way that still stays true to me. A comfy dress with tassels was just the way to do that.

This dress is from Cedar + Sage Trading Co. Let me tell you how comfortable it is! I wore it to work and I felt like I was in my comfies at home but I looked way cuter. She has been so gracious to offer all you lovelies a coupon code, if you use ‘topknots’ you will save 20% off your first purchase. Cedar + Sage Trading Co. literally has something for everyone. 

Now let’s talk about me new secret weapon for photos, Dreamy Presets. I used the Santorini preset package on these photos to transform them into the perfect sunlit look. I used the warm tone level 1 and the vibrance level 1. They made all the difference in how these came out. I loved the before pictures with how naturally the photos looked, once I had the edits on them I was even more in love! 

Dreamy presets are a great add on for any photographer that is looking to stay with the editing trends or blogger looking to help boost your photos. One of my favorite details about these presets is the price point. They are $35 a package. The investment you will earn back on this is incredible! If you go HERE on their about section, you can see all the ways that these presets will transform your photos. 

I originally wanted to use the Venice preset package, but Dreamy Presets team really encouraged me to use the Santorini preset package. Let me tell you, they know what they are talking about. They came out perfectly! 

Here is a before and after example so you can see how much they transformed. 



























For a quick how-to, watch this video! 

Photography courtesy of Jacki Moore of Jacki Moore Photography
Editing courtesy of Dreamy Presets.

Thank you Dreamy Presets for sponsoring this post. All opinions are my own.
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3 Years of Blessings!

 Dress: BB Dakota | Handbag: LumillaMingus | Heels: Valentino | Earrings: similar HERE
Bracelet: Nadri | Lips: MAC Snob 



I have sat down to write this post about 10 times now. When I sit and reflect on the last 3 years I get overwhelmed emotionally. The last three years have changed me so much. In the last year, I have poured my heart and my soul into this blog, I have cherished all the milestones and memories made along the way. Though some are still more difficult to triumph through, I see them strengthening me and giving me direction.

When I began to write my blog in 2013, I had no idea it would turn into my passion. In 2014 I started to dabble into style posts every couple weeks. It wasn’t until last September that I went full steam ahead. This last year has encompassed a year of trials, tears, and triumphs. Thank you from the bottom of my heart for traveling along side of me for these years. Whether you have been following along since the beginning or you just started to join this adventure, thank you. 
Topknots and Pearls has given me an outlet for my passion but also a platform to be a voice of change. I  cherish every comment, text, like, and view from you lovelies! It sincerely means the world to me. My goal is to be able to help encourage and inspire beautiful women, if I can do just that for one woman, then it is all worth it. Sharing yourself can be intimidating, you ladies have made it a beautiful experience.

In celebration of 3 years of blogging, I decided to do an overhaul of my website. Did you notice the changes?? I am in love with this setup and am so excited for the ways that it will help inspire and encourage all of you! Take a look around: there are different places for shopping my closet, getting to know me, finding all my beauty tools and products I use on a daily basis, tutorials to learn how I do what I do, and so much more. There is also a tab called, Liketoknow.it. This is where you can shop the looks I post on Instagram without having to sign up for Liketoknow.it. If you want to sign up, it’s free and super easy. You can sign up HERE, when you like a photo on my instagram (you can follow along HERE) you will get all the details in your email inbox! 
I will be sending out a special newsletter (you can sign up on the sidebar!). This newsletter will give you first access when something fun is going on, tutorials, and updates. I will also be starting to post Outfit Of The Day posts on Instagram, I want to give you gals a better feel of me on an everyday basis. 

In the next two weeks, I will be announcing a big project I have been working on! I am so excited about it. It is for each and every one of you that has a closet full of clothes and never feels like you have anything to wear…yes, I am pretty sure that is all of you! Including me! Stay tuned. Oh also, it won’t cost you a penny πŸ˜‰ 

Thank you for all your love and support of Topknots and Pearls. I am sending out hugs and kisses on the cheek to each of you! Cheers to see where this year takes us!

Colossians 3:23 “Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord…”