Modest 4th of July Outfits Lookbook!

Happy 240th Birthday America!

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150 million hotdogs, 285 million pounds of fireworks, and $48 million will be spent by consumers shopping for anything, red, white and blue! (that would include me lol!)

Next to Christmas, 4th of July is my favorite holiday! I cannot explain exactly why, but it is!

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Nothing is ever free, though to you it be.  Somewhere, Somehow, Someone paid.

American Liberty surely is great, Liberty in Christ is greater!

 

As I was reading through my devotions this morning it dawned on me that celebrating 4th of July as a Christian takes a whole new meaning on also being liberated from the bondage of sin.

Even though U.S citizens have freedom, ironically some are still held by the chains of their sins. Chains that can only be broken by placing one’s trust on Jesus Christ.

1 John 1:9

“If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.”

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Look #1: Red, White, & Blue (and don’t forget bows! 😉

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This white tulle skirt has been paired up with so many different types of looks! Seriously it pairs up with anything you throw at it! This is a great option for a fancy night out on the 4th!

Look #2: Stars & Stripes AND Anchors!  

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I’m sorry did someone say anchor heels?! And for how much?

Hello $9.99 heels!

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Stay tuned because more looks will be added tomorrow! All outfit, photography and links will be listed down below!

VERSE OF THE DAY: 

“Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD.” Psalm 33:12

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White Tulle Skirt || Anchor Blouse (similar) || Anchor Striped Heels ||

Photography: Trish Karen Photography 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Summer Style Trends: Nautical Inspired Modest Outfit featuring Taralynn’s Boutique!

Happy Tuesday! Summer fashion is just about to kick into gear and you better believe that I will be bringing out all my nautical/anchor pieces!

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I cannot commence to explain why this is one of my favorite trends of all time!

The color navy this year has by far been my favorite color! (Sorry pink!) It is so classy and elegant, and the color combinations with navy are endless! Navy is the new black!

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I recently became  Taralynn’s Boutique new clothing representative! I am so grateful about this opportunity to be part of their team of representatives!

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They recently sent me this GORGEOUS red striped midi skirt to review for you guys!

I already own their classic black and white striped midi skirt (still a fav!) and was dying to acquire a red and white one especially for a nautical inspired outfit!

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This beautiful midi skirt is completely modest, has perfect pleats, and is made to last!

My outfit inspiration came from Pinterest from Rachel Parcell , whose style I adore!! I had the pleasure of meeting her and her sister Emily Jackson for the first time last year at the Sperry Event! She truly has a sweet spirit along with an amazing sense of style! (Lol don’t mind my Disney inspired outfit! I had a photoshoot that day and had no time to change!)

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I realize this could be a great 4th of July outfit, but I couldn’t wait any longer to wear it!

My top was purchased second hand from Poshmark in a size XS, originally from Cynthia Rowley!

This top has a classy anchor print all over it, with three anchor printed buttons on the shoulders for a nice nautical detail!

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And a white teardrop statement necklace to top it all off!

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Navy, red, white, cognac, and anchors complete this preppy nautical outfit!

I would highly suggest to invest in these striped midi skirts from Taralynn’s Boutique!

You will have so many endless combinations with these skirts and the best part is that they are made with quality to last!

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Well that time has come darlings where I have to say goodbye for now, but will be back tomorrow with more modest outfit inspirations for you girls!

God Bless!

XOXO,

Ashley Amber

Verse of the Day: 

Psalm 145:9 (KJV)

 The Lord is good to all: and his tender mercies are over all his works.

 

💙⚓️❤How To Style Anchor Skirts!! Modest Summer Outfits! ❤️⚓️💙

Hello and happy Friday!💙⚓️❤️
I appreciate you Friday night blog readers! It seems like everyone is out and about gearing up for the weekend!

Now I know what you’re thinking…
More Anchor themed clothing?!? Hahahha why yes!
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I have three more anchor skirts i any wait to share with you guys!
Let’s get started!

Nautical Look #1

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Oh yes the minute I laid eyes on this beauty I immediately placed it to my checkout cart!💙⚓️

Pleats, Midi length and Anchors?
Oh just so classic!
I decided on wearing this skirt with the color turquoise because of a picture I saw on Pinterest!
I really love how different this color combo is compared to the regular red,white and blue route I usually take!

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Gasp!! I’m wearing flats?!? I know right?
Lol
I just had to wear these navy and white striped flats !
Oh and if you’re wondering the anchor skirt is from Hannah Everlys Etsy Shop!

Nautical Look #2

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This skirt!! You guys!! I found this sweet girl who makes these gorgeous anchor printed skirts for a steal! I believe I paid only $17 for a handmade skirt!
I bought three anchor print skirts from her Instagram Shop and I am in love with them!😍⚓️💙 They’re one of those one of a kind special skirts!
I have never seen a yellow and grey striped anchor skirt before .. Til now!
I love the classic preppy color combo of yellow and grey! So chic!

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Nautical Look #3
For my next and final look, it’s the same pattern as the last skirt but with a more classic color scheme: good ol’ red,white and blue!

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Both of these skirts just make my anchor adoring heart so happy!😍💙❤️⚓️
I paired up my patriotic skirt with a classic red blouse with a gorgeous draping on the neckline!
I could also see this looking fab with a denim vest/ chambray shirt!

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As you can see the wind was quite fierce but I kinda enjoyed it until it ruined my bouffant! 😭

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Both of these skirts can be found at Modest Bella’s Instagram!
On a side note I got
Photobombed by this cute pup!
😂😂😂😂😂😂

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Hahha I hope you enjoyed these looks and I promise I won’t buy any more anchor printed anything!
(😂😂😂😂 hahha at least for awhile!)
Below I have attached more nautical inspired looks !
Til Next Time!
Xoxo,
Ashley

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Modest in Red, White & Blue! 4th of July Outfits Look Book!

HAPPY FRIDAY!!!

I wrote it all in caps so you could feel the excitement I have !!

I am so excited for tomorrow because its one of my favorite holidays ever!!! 4th of July of course!!

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I believe out of all colors I have the most of is red, white and navy blue!

Its such a classic, timeless color combination that will always look refined and classy!

Another thing that most of you have noticed is that I LOVE ANCHORS!!!

AAAH!

So let’s get on to the lookbook!

For look #1 I paired up my classic chambray denim shirt with my new current favorite anchor print skater skirt!!

A sweet lady on Instagram actually makes these fun skirts!!

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For my shoes I didn’t want to pair up this look with the obvious color red, but i wanted to do some pattern mixing!

So navy and white striped flats it was! I got these adorable striped flats from Jane.com! I got them for a steal of just $6!!

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Now onto the next look! I was out on a photoshoot with my lovely friend Mildred at City Creek (we got sidetracked by cute clothes lol)  and saw that The Limited was having a clearance sale on most of their pencil skirts! i immediately grabbed this gorgeous red and navy lace pencil skirt and it was a perfect fit! I wore my chambray shirt once again and some classy nude Louboutins.

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This is a great look for the office while still being patriotic and festive!

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For my last look I wore my chevron midi skirt paired up with my .. yep you guessed it! My Anchor top!

LOL! This top I just HAD to get even though I probably had a similar one purchased last year from Rue!

But come on now, does this not resemble J.Crew?! and for just $7!

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I love how this outfit just works despite being very different patterns!

I kept my shoes neutral since there was alot going on!

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Look #4 or is it look #3?! I forget and am too lazy to scroll back up to check lol!

I think this is my most repeated outfit that I have yet to photograph til today! LOL

I would always wear this same exact outfit and somehow something would always pop up that I couldn’t get a picture posted!!

I love this skirt i bought from Downeast Basics! The Picnic Skirt was the cutest skirt I have ever seen!

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There’s nothing more American than a classic Coke!

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Random fact of the day: Even though I was dying to chug down this delicious coke (plus it was really hot out) I can’t drink soda since the carbonation makes me ill. But on the bright side it makes an adorable prop!

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I once again tied up my chambray shirt to give it a fun vibe!

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Well I hope you didn’t mind the extremely long post!

Have a safe and Happy Fourth of July!!!

God Bless You!

XOXO,

Ashley

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Modest Nautical Summer Outfit!

Happy Thursday Girlies!!

I hope you all had an amazing week so far!! I have been quite tired but I always look forward blog posts! I’m enjoying typing up this post outside on the patio but I might have to move my blog writing indoors since I can hear some thunder in the midst! (Nooo why?!)

Today’s post is all about……

ANCHORS!!!!

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I bought this gorgeous anchor print maxi skirt from Jane a couple of weeks ago and I finally got it in the mail 2 days ago!!

IMG_2509                           I couldn’t wait to wear it! Its perfect for those hot summer days! I love how modest and comfy this skirt is!

Literally like jammies!

I wore my infamous chambray shirt from DownEast Basics and a white teardrop necklace!

I love tieing my shirts in a knot when wearing maxi skirts because I love the shape it gives me! Plus it gives a more ”nautical” summer vibe!
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(Not gunna lie, being outside in thunder makes me paranoid that I might get struck by lightning lol)

I may or may not have a shopping haul post coming soon 😉 (As in manana!)

Outfit Details:

Anchor Print Maxi Skirt: Very Jane

Chambray Shirt: Downeast Basics

Anchor Sandals: Claire’s

God Bless You!!

XOXO,

Ashley

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Modest Summer Nautical Outfit! Featuring Debbie’s Closet +GIVEAWAY!!

Happy Friday Everyone!!

Boy what a week!! I mean I am physically exhausted yet ready to roll for next week!

It has been raining the past few weeks here in Utah but today it finally feels like summer!

I am SO excited for summer because I can finally wear my stash of nautical themed clothing again!!!

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This shirt is EVERYTHING! It is a new purchase and I’ve already worn it in 4 outfits! (Different places of course lol)

Since it was very hot out, I did a very high sock bun with my bangs framing my face.

I’ve been wearing my hair in an updo because truth be told, I have not had any time to curl/straighten it at all this week!

It used to take me FOREVER to get this updo to look just right, sometimes it would be to loose or too tight or lopsided!

Turns out that I bought a new sock bun from Claire’s for about $5 which is more than what I paid for my first sock bun (only paid like a buck for the first one ) but it looked like it would hold way more hair!

I totally recommend the sock bun from Claire’s!!! It really made a difference and I can get this hair style done in less than 2 minutes!

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So let’s talk about this skirt!! It’s AMAZING!!!

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From the first minute I tried it on I knew that this would be my go to skirt for my ”lazy days!”

It’s like this cool scuba material that just holds you all in! They literally feel like pajamas and they’re modest which is always a plus!!

I decided to pair this skirt up with my red bow heels to add a pop of color! I will be forever in love with the color combination of red,navy and white!

I wanted to share this skirt with three of you girlies so let’s have a quick giveaway shall we?!!

There will be 3 winners!!

Here’s how to Enter:

1. Follow ModestlyHot Blog (Follow Button is on the right side of the page!)

2.Follow Debbie’s Closet on Instagram: @Debbiescloset

And that’s it!!!

Winners will be announced on Sunday!!

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I hope you all have a wonderful weekend! and GOOD LUCK!

Til Next Time,

XOXO,

Ashley

Modest in Red, White & Blue! Memorial Day Outfit Ideas!

Hey you guys!! Happy Friday!! It’s been crazy how fast this week has gone by!

To say that I am ready for the weekend is an understatement! (Shopping, food and fun? Yes Please!)

Memorial Day is right around the corner and I thought to myself ,”hmm I have dozens of outfit ideas on that!”

I personally love anything that is red,white and blue, anchors, stars and stripes! It all excites me!!

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I recently shopped at Rue21 and picked up some clearance goodies since they were having the entire store on sale!  plus buy one get one 50%OFF !

So…… I bought this top!

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I know I know… You’d think I would have enough anchor print tops already right?!

TOTALLY WRONG!

You can never have too many cute anchor shirts!!

As soon as i saw it I knew it had to be mine + I got it half off!

You can’t tell in the pic but the sleeves are actually cuffed! So J. Crew!

Now, I loved how the first outfit looked but last year I did a pretty similar look with the same skirt but with a different anchor top which was also coincidentally from Rue 21!

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#tbt

So I wanted to jazz it up a bit and I knew exactly what I was going to pair it up with!

I actually had to dig this striped H&M blazer from my hamper which is pretty intimidating because it was stuffed full!

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I love how this outfit screams nautical! Oh and here’s a quick little tip for easy pattern mixing!

Always match colors not patterns! In this outfit the striped blazer works with the anchor print top because they’re both navy and white. And the pop of yellow works because yellow and navy are opposites on the color wheel.

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Since there was alot of pattern mixing and colors already I opted for my nude Christian Louboutin heels!

Not the comfiest pair of heels but definitely the most stylish! (That pop of red gets me every time!)

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I already want to wear this shirt again!!

Well that’s all for now and I have included some outfit ideas for Memorial Day Weekend and 4th of July!

Hope you all have a FANTASTIC Friday!

Love ya!

XOXO,

Ashley

Outfit Details:

Striped Blazer: H&M Clearance Find!

Anchor Print Top: Rue 21

Nude Heels: Christian Louboutin

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