When it rains, it pours guys. The past several weeks have been beyond insane and my creative juices have slowly run dryer and dryer. For some reason I’ve put crazy amounts of pressure on myself for quite some time now to where I just lost the drive I had for blogging and producing content. It started to feel a lot more like work than the fun hobby it was meant to be, and I knew I needed to take a step back and reasses before I snapped and decided to just delete everything and never look back, and luckily, my hiatus paid off. I’m ready to get back on the horse and start blogging again. It’ll be slow at first as I’m training myself to not be so obsessive and over-analyzing about every little thing, but within a couple weeks I should be back on top of things and will also be introducing some new types of content, new styles, and a definite re-vamp of Kyle Mark as a whole. I’m excited to turn this back into a hobby and just do me for awhile!
And unfortunately, doing me in the state of Georgia requires rain-appropriate clothing for what feels likes 80% of the summer! I wanted to put together three separate looks to show how I’d style my fav rain boots for three different degrees of “dressy”, starting with pure casual and ending with business appropriate.
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I am SO excited to be publishing this post LIVE from the Cayman Island’s, and I literally never want to come home.
This is the coolest place I’ve ever been, and there’s many reasons. First of all, there are chickens literally everywhere. In restaurants, at the grocery store, in everyone’s front yard, on the side of the road, etc. You name it, there’s a chicken there. I’m obsessed with them.
The restaurants here are amazing. I’ve never had so much amazing fries and food in general in one place. I have yet to be disappointed, and it doesn’t hurt that every restaurant is on the coastline and has an amazing view or that every restaurant has their own cat (don’t ask why but there’s cats in every restaurant and I love them).
And my absolute favorite part is of course, the beach. Our condo is right on the beach and so is the pool, so it’s safe to say I’m most definitely in paradise here, which brings me to this Caribbean inspired LOOK!
I’ve had the beach on my mind with all my upcoming looks, and this one is no exception. In my opinion, a viscose neckline will always scream beach, and pairing it with some casual trousers and a simple loafer (find here) takes me straight to a beach side restaurant in my mind, and I’ll certainly be wearing this look to dinner one night while here in the beautiful Grand Cayman Island.
Finding a look that’s comfortable, relaxed, and looks cool is sometimes hard to do, so when I find one that checks all of those boxes, it definitely gets worn on repeat.
The barely worm jacket keeps you warm enough in the morning / evening but keeps you cool enough during the day, trousers are the most comfortable pant known to man, and what else screams absolute comfort like a sneaker or a t-shirt?!
Comfort is definitely a check, but a look can’t be all about comfort (because then we’d all be walking around in sweatpants 24/7). A look needs wow-factors, edge, and it needs to be on-trend, and as of now, athleisure is the easiest way to be 100% comfort and 200% finesse (sorry I’m so annoying omg) and also leaves a lot of room to mix different styles.
Cropped trousers, a barely worn jacket, stripes, speckled pants, SNEAKERS!! This look is overloaded with contrast, but boi does it WERK (sorry I’m so annoying I really love this look)!!!
(I could go on but I’ll stop there pls enjoy my selections below and follow me with the links below to enjoy more of my extra)
BIG NEWS: I’ve added a new post category titled “Currently on a Quest for” (find it on the “more” page within the “Categories” pop-up), and my first post is THIS, because I am Currently on a Quest for the Perfect Sunnies! (maybe this news wasn’t so huge but I finally got the energy to go through the page making process so it’s huge for me)
Anywho, I’ve recently developed a bit of an obsession for sunglasses. I just LOVE them so much!! I’ll admit it, it might have something to do with the fact that I feel 100 times cooler every time I put a pair on, but there’s also just something about finding a unique pair that you know no one else will have (not to mention the windows down, musical blarin’, sunglasses wearin’ drives that make summer that much greater)!
Sunglasses are something worth investing in, whether you get one or two expensive pairs or a lot of inexpensive pairs (always make sure it suits your face shape), so below are my picks for some of the hottest sunglasses trends of the season.