Road Trip Dreaming

Monday, May 26, 2014


There's something about summer that just makes me want to get out and see the world. There's nothing better than channelling your inner free-spirit and venturing off into unfamiliar territories. I recently came across a style competition hosted by The Blogger's Lounge and travel company Round the World Experts. Their amazing fly-drive adventures allow you to travel at your own pace while hitting the most important vacation spots. 

My outfit today is inspired by the "Great Western Road Trip", which is a 22-day trip that includes everything west coast from Los Angeles to Yosemite to San Diego. I'm still anxiously waiting to visit this side of the country, so I've put together an outfit to prepare myself for the opportunity.





Top: Forever 21 (similar here)
Shorts & Sandals: H&M (similar shoes here & here)
Hat: Forever 21 (here)

The best way to dress for a road trip is with comfort and flexibility. For me, this means a breezy tank top paired with denim cutoffs. Especially for the ultimate west coast adventure, I want to make sure I'm ready to tackle anything. I've chosen accessories that serve a functional purpose, including sun protection from my hat and sunglasses and the lightweight ease of my cross body bag. 

Despite these functional purposes, I can never forget my personal style. I absolutely love the patchwork detail of these cutoffs. It's subtle, but unique to these pair of shorts. A halter neckline is also one of the most flattering for my frame as well. You never know who you'll run into along a road trip; Always be prepared!

Check out the fly drive adventures by Round the World Experts and let me know which one you would tackle and what you would wear. I challenge you to enter this contest as well!


30 comments

  1. Love this chilled out look!

    That top is gorgeous I need something like that! This is definitely a perfect road trip look :)

    Gabby @ What She Buys

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    1. Thank you love! :) Hope you find one like it!

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  2. Love this relax and cool look, just the right outfit for a road trip.
    Hope you have a nice time.
    http://sophialastyles.blogspot.co.uk

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  3. love the outfit!! I want a tank top like that :D

    allygong.com
    -Ally

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    1. Thanks Ally! :) I'm loving your recent looks!

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  4. Love the hat!! Great photos!!

    xx,
    www.mellowyellowblog.com

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  5. I love the outfit, so chic! I know you'll love California and I really hope you can visit soon :)

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    1. Thanks love! I hope to visit soon!!

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  6. You look great! I love this laidback look, especially the hat and the bag <3

    http://itsthekyliebabii.blogspot.com/

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  7. So cute, and very cool style by the way. Thanks for your visit to my blog, that's how I found your blog! I will follow you from now on through Bloglovin, hope you will follow me back as well.

    Much Love,
    Tania
    http://inspiremyfancy.blogspot.com

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    1. Aw thank you!! Just followed back! :)

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  8. Definitely California casual babe, you are rocking the look!

    love always,
    Karina

    kinaasmallss.blogspot.com

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  9. Glammm!<3
    www.supongoestilo.blogspot.nl

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  10. Great look. Lovely T-shirt!

    http://anormalstyle.blogspot.com/

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  11. Love your hat on this outfit! Very summer-ish look! You look perfect <3

    http://www.vonvogue.com/
    New Post: Santa Monica
    xoxo, Claire from Vancouver, Canada

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  12. Love the picture of you sitting on the car, babe! And as always, beautiful look!

    xx,
    Diane
    www.modernisticphoenix.blogspot.com

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