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June, 20, 2016

Orange Pop…

jcrew-summer-dress chanel-quilted-cc-filligre-bag-spring-2016 jcrew-orange-off-the-shoulder-summer-dress marc-fisher-wedges jcrew-orange-summer-dress chanel-cc-filligre-cross-body-bag jcrew-orange-dress-1Dress: J.Crew (on sale!!) | Wedges: Marc Fisher (on sale!!) | Bag: Chanel (similar version here & here) | Glasses: Wildfox | Watch: Michele | Lips: Boldly Bare Liner & Creme Cup Lipstick (both by MAC)

Happy Monday everyone! I hope you all had a great weekend. I feel like just in the last week or two I’ve read some absolutely devastating news stories (both locally and nationally) that have literally had me in tears and extremely heartbroken for the families involved. So today I’m feeling overwhelming grateful for my family, for Isla and for this baby in my tummy. Nothing else matters. Just want to say I love all of you as well and I wish you all nothing but safety, happiness and lots of love today and everyday!

Thanks for stopping by!

Xo, Rach

  1. OBSESSEDDDD with your sunglasses!!! <3

    They look so great on you, girl!

    xo Vanessa from

  2. Ann-Louise says:

    Wish you all the best too!<3 You're so sweet!

  3. Benedetta says:

    Love orange on you :)
    Be Happy with Fashion

  4. I couldn’t agree more. Great post!

    Sara Kate Styling

  5. Sophie says:

    Love your outfit! You always look so effortlessly glamours! Sophie x

  6. Fatima says:

    Great outfit! So cute. Perfect for summer.

    Xx, Fatima

  7. Raina says:

    I love how you paired this bright orange dress with nude accessories! Super cute :) And those sunnies are everything!

    xo Raina

  8. soraya says:

    this is a cute and simple dress, the color is perfect for summer. Yes, the last two weeks have been tragedy after tragedy…a good reminder to count our blessings. — Soraya

  9. Brittany says:

    Love this look! Your sunnies are so cute!


  10. La Bijoux Bella | by mia says:

    There is nothing more meaningful in this life than Love. When true love is present … Nothing will becomes past. Cherish what we have today because we’ll never know what tomorrow brings . . .! Looking lovely as always! A parfait reminder post for a Monday. :)

    La Bijoux Bella | by mia

  11. Love this color on you. Happy first day of summer!

  12. Jada Nicola says:

    Pretty colored dress and I really like those wedges!

  13. Cute dress!! I absolutely LOVE those wedges!! I’m with you on the news – it’s all so unreal and heartbreaking for everyone involved.

    Allison / Joy and Ivy

  14. Leanne says:

    The world needs so many prayers right now. It’s so important to reflect on all the blessings in our lives too.

    Love from South Africa

    Arum Lilea

  15. Emma says:

    This is a beautiful shade of orange, lovely!

  16. Jill says:

    You’re such a sweet soul….I agree with your sentiments.

  17. Elizabeth says:

    Good morning, Rachel! I adore your cute summery looks. I was wondering if you were going to be updating your “Shop Your Instagram” page soon? You have worn so many great looks on Instagram, and I constantly check your page, and it doesn’t seem to get updated very much. Thank you!

  18. Hannah says:

    Love this dress and shoe color combo!

    xx Hannah

  19. Sophie says:

    Those aztec sandals are definitely perfect for summer <3

    xoxo, Lastestbag – Best Bags For Women 2016

  20. Such a sweet post Rach!! All we can do is spread love!

    xo Bryn

  21. Meg says:

    That color looks great on you!

  22. Meghan says:

    Orange is such a gorgeous color on you!! And your hair is getting so long!! So pretty!! Happy Monday!

    Meghan |

  23. I love a good orangey-red. Kind of like the “Cajun Shrimp” nail polish color from OPI… it’s just the perfect summery red!

    xoxo Mollie

  24. Natali says:

    Such a sweet words! Much love to you! This is a summery, girly and cute combo! Happy 1st day of Summer!!

  25. Jessica says:

    Such a cute dress for summer!

    xo Jessica
    My Style Vita

  26. maya says:

    I’ve been feeling the same lately. So many tragedies! My sister was hiding in a classroom barricaded by belts during the UCLA shooting– absolutely terrifying. And being from Florida, the Orlando shooting hit me close to home as well. It’s becoming such a scary and heartbreaking world…

    You are so sweet to wish love, safety, and happiness on your readers!! I wish the same for you and your beautiful growing family. <3

    Xx Maya from Maya Unmarketed

  27. Emma says:

    I love how orange looks on you!

  28. Allie says:

    It seems like people either love orange, or they hate it. Well, I absolutely LOVE the color, and that dress is gorgeous <3

    Haute Sauce

  29. Channing says:

    It really is devastating… Just be grateful for everything we have now because we don’t know how long we will have it ❤️.

  30. Beautiful dress! And such thoughtful words. This world is so crazy… I wish there was more love and selflessness.

    All the Cute 🎀
    Today’s Post: Floral Swing Tank

  31. Sasha says:

    Great dress! I really love orange for summer, it’s such a positive color:)

  32. Lindsey says:

    I agree with you, there has been such sad events that have been happening. It’s a total reminder to be grateful and happy for the things you have in life.

    stay styled,


    IG: stay_styled

  33. Love the sunglasses!! :)

    ❤️ xoxo,
    Lily |
    PSLily Boutique

  34. Jamie says:

    Those wedges are so cute! I love the pattern. You look great in that shade of orange!


  35. Lesley says:

    Love this dress! I was on the fence about the pattern on these espadrilles, but they are SUPER cute!

  36. Rach you are so right about the words you said. There is so much in the world that’s negative and you have to be thankful for every day with your family! Also – this outfit on you is absolutely adorable! Super cute look. Have a wonderful week! XO


  37. Paula says:

    I love the bright color of this dress. It is a wonderful thing to be thankful!


  38. Caitlin says:

    You are too cute! I love that orange dress. Thanks for the sweet message today. It’s much needed after this week!
    xo, Caitlin

  39. Rachel says:

    You look so beautiful Rach! I too feel so blessed to have all that I have with so much turmoil going on in the world around us.

    Simply Rachel Nicole

  40. Krisztina says:

    Gorgeous bright color! Perfect for summer. Love those sandals too!!


  41. Cindy says:

    This is insane, you don’t look pregnant at all! So stunning as always <3

    xx Cindy

  42. Brooke says:

    So true. Its hard to watch everything going on right now. On a happier note, your legs look amazing in this outfit! You are a gorgeous mama!

  43. Love the orange pop of color, it looks great on your skin tone. And you know me, I’ll take anything and everything off-the-shoulder.
    MariaOnPoint | Find me on IG

  44. I just bought a bright orange dress today and was wondering if it was too much or not. Well, this post is perfect timing for me because you look amazing in it and it encourages me to rock it! Thank you!

    -ashley @

    • Rachel Parcell says:

      Oh thats so great Ashley!! I know its such a different color but so perfect for the summer! I bet you look amazing in it!!

      xo, Rach

  45. Amy says:

    I love orange- especially in summertime! The bright hue just makes me happy. This dress is just adorable on you.

    XOXO, Amy @ Jeans and a Tea

  46. Lucy says:

    Gorgeous photos! I absolutely love the colour of that dress! I feel the same way, every time I turn on the news something else terrible has happened! Sending you safety, happiness & love right back!

  47. Laura says:

    What a great dress. Love the orange paired with the hint of blue in your shoes!

  48. Leah Rose says:

    Love the little bit of blue in the shoes, compliments the orange so well.

  49. Sylvia says:

    That dress is amazing! We love the way you styled it with that sharp white Chanel bag!

  50. Arin says:

    Well that is most definitely a POP but it looks so amazing with your dark hair! I have been loving orange this season too :)

    Arin ||

  51. Desimira says:

    Wish you and your family all the best too.

  52. Sharan says:

    Love that color on you!


  53. burkerabe says:

    Looking so fashionable red top,beautiful heals,sunglasses,purse.

Rach Parcell

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