Summer Style with Banana Republic at the Connector L.A.'s Summer Soirée

Hi lovelies,

Just because it's finally summer time that doesn't mean that it's all work and no play. But luckily for me, as a fashion and lifestyle blogger and social media influencer, I usually get to play at work. However, that means creating outfits that reflect both my personal style and professional demeanor. So when I was invited to attend The Connector L.A.'s Summer Soirée for Influencers at The Penthouse on Sunset Blvd., I turned to Banana Republic for the ultimate summer style outfit the would be both fashion-forward yet timeless and chic.

The event was hosted by Diana Madison, Elaine Daneshrad of Fashionlane, and Caroline Baudino, nd during the soirée we enjoyed a light and lovely sustainable lunch by Kore Kitchen while previewing the works and designs of Isabella Huffington, Making Art and Breaking Hearts, Tara Hirshberg, Retrospecs, Art Department, J/Hadley, George Esquivel, Paolita Beach, and Karma el Khalil.

Since I was among such a fashionable and influential group, I needed to make sure that I was Insta-ready at all times, thus I choose a head-to-toe outfit all styled in Banana Republic pieces that were perfectly on-trend for summer style with a touch of professional polish.

Summer Trends:

Heavy Metals:
Since metallics is such a huge trend this summer and will be sure to continue into the fall. I choose a pair of strappy silver metallic high-heeled sandals for my look. The Bev Cutout Heel gave me just enough lift to elongate my legs but was comfortable enough to be on my feet all day going from event to event and meeting to meeting.

Make a Statement:
I always love a good statement piece. Whether it's a pop of color with a bold clutch or a sequined jacket over a little black dress, the statement piece is by far my most favorite piece to shop for and wear. I'm officially obsessed with feathered and jeweled statement necklace that I can mix-and-match with dressier outfits or play it cool and casual with jeans and a vintage tee. My new Feathered Fringe Necklace is my new everyday statement piece.

Be Flirty in Florals:
othing makes me feel more girly than wearing florals and I love it. The Long-Sleeved Floral Print Dress features a more sophisticated take on florals that perfect for my love of the pattern while being professionally appropriate for events, meetings, and even grabbing happy hour with my besties.

*Although this is a sponsored post by Banana Republic, all opinions expressed are my own.