Daily: Americana

I am headed back to Indiana today, which means about 12-14 hours of driving. I’m sad to leave Arkansas, my housemate and her family, and my internship, but there is one thing I am certainly not going to miss: the heat. Yesterday, the high was 113 degrees with a heat index of 120. Never in my life have I experienced heat like that. Here’s the breakdown:

Cardigan: Garage sale (Banana Republic)
Striped Shirt: Saver’s (Saint James)
Skirt: Elder Beerman
Belt: Garage sale
Heels: Banana Republic
Bracelets/Watch: Dillard’s/My grandma/Garage sale 
Clutch: Gift (BCBG)

The wonderful family I stayed with (whom I will miss very much) was kind enough to give me a parting gift to remember my time in Arkansas other than the extreme heat. They gave me this BCBG clutch, which says “Bon Voyage” quite fittingly and reminds me of an amazing YSL clutch that’s meant to look like a letter. I love it!

I was also thrilled to find this Saint James shirt at Saver’s. When I was there last Saturday, I had a bit of a striped moment and bought three different striped shirts, including the Saint James one. Well worth it, I’d say! I plan on wearing stripes well into fall, and I know this shirt will become an asset in my wardrobe.