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I found out some pretty exciting news the other day, one of my (online) friends, Kelly of View Along The Way, is going to be featured in Better Homes & Gardens in one of their upcoming summer issues! I couldn’t have been more excited for such a talented and fun blog friend to be chosen. Kelly has a sincere, funny writing style, and does some amazing DIY projects (check out this Ralph Lauren inspired light fixture her and her husband recently made!). She is also incredibly supportive of her blogging buddies, so when she asked for some styling advice on what the heck to wear in a magazine, I was more than happy to lend my two cents. The photo stylist from BH&G advised her to wear jeans or capris, nothing too loose or with crazy patterns, and something lighter colored, since the issue will be published in Summer. She suggested perhaps a cardigan and tank. I couldn’t help but gain some style inspiration from a recent outfit I pulled together to attend the Petunia Pickle Bottom store opening and Spring handbag preview party.said it before, I love the blazer as the alternative to the cardigan, so when Kelly mentioned cardigan, I immediately suggested a lightweight blazer, in a light color, instead. It’s a piece that looks a bit more pulled together than a cardigan, and in the right fabric, is perfect for Spring and Summer. Think ponte knit, linen, cotton twill and jersey. These are all great fabrics for the warmer months, and the bonus is that they are much more flexible and move with you, perfect for busy moms chasing kids around and coordinating DIY projects.
So what do you think? What would you wear for a shoot in Better Homes & Gardens? Something similar to this look I styled, or completely different? Any other ideas for Kelly? Congratulations Kelly, I’m thrilled for you and can’t wait to see your beaming face and beautiful home in the pages of BH&G!