Floral Cropped Top & Draped Maxi Skirt


Hello, July! It’s a short week, and today is pretty much “Friday Eve” for me… I’m super excited for the long weekend, and this month… we’re in the heart of summer and my next several weekends are booked up with fun plans! Make sure you follow my Instagram for daily pics of what I’m up to! Do you have any exciting plans this month?

Speaking of excitement, I think I spent about 2 or 3 months pondering over the perfect maxi skirt. I’m a big fan of maxi dresses, but it took me a bit to get on board with maxi skirts. Once I decided I wanted one, I was on the hunt for a while… then… *cue the angelic sounding choir* I stumbled across this draped maxi skirt from Express…and guess what? I loved it so much, so I bought it in a few of the other colors, too!

Admittedly, if you read this post, you’ll know that I was hesitant to wear cropped tops. Even though I really work it in the gym, eat pretty healthfully, and definitely have abs, I wondered if the garment was age appropriate (I’m 26…but still…) and mommy appropriate. My final ruling? A cropped top can be worn very tastefully, and I think I nailed it with this skirt. Take a look…








{Photos by Chris Parsons}

Cropped Top (similar: here, here, & here) | Draped Maxi Skirt: Express | Tall Gladiator Sandals | Earrings: ExpressBracelet 1 | Bracelet 2 | Bracelet 3Cuff | Gold Octagon Ring | Shimmer Ring | Open End Triangles Ring (similar: here & here) | Lipstick: Revlon “Fire & Ice” | Nail Polish OPI “Shorts Story”

So what are your plans for the 4th and for July?
And are you loving maxi skirts… how about this draped maxi skirt from Express?



  1. Killer look, Amber! Definitely something I would wear too! No wonder why you have to get this skirt – it’s just PERFECT for summer! And with those Gladiators… OH MY!! So sexy! Adore this lipstick on you dear!!!
    Happy Hump Day, gorgeous mommy!!

    xxx Ira

  2. What an angel you are! Love, love, love and that lipstick is the perfect color with that crop! You have such fun style Amber, love it!!


  3. Amber the crop top looks amazing on you and wow to the unique skirt, I adore it on you, I can see why you bought it in a few colors.. have a great long weekend ♡ xox

  4. You most definitely have abs, to say the least. Your stomach (and body) is rockin. I remember when I first found your blog and I wanted to know what work outs you did because you have such a great body. No doubt about it, you can pull off the crop top look.



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