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Outfit – Dress: Forever 21 // Heels: House of Harlow // Hat: Target

I don’t know what it is about summer but it has me wanting to go much lighter with my hair and add additional highlights and caramel colors to warm it up.  I blame Instagram–I’m looking at you Desi Perkins  I went to my recent hair appointment at Sassoon Salon in San Francisco and asked my colorist Nathan (the best, hands down!) to take my hair much, much blonder for summer.  First of all–I can get very swept up into ideas quickly–I like the idea of taking on new projects and change (yes, let’s paint the house a different color!) so I’m not surprised that I suddenly got the idea to add tons of blonde blonde blonde balayage highlights to my hair.  Thankfully I’ve built up the relationship with Nathan (as you should with you stylist / colorist too!) where he knows my style, my skin coloring, and most importantly my hair, and he helped reel me back in and realize that brighter blonde but in variations and different ways than my vision would be healthier for my hair and more flattering to my skin tone.  As always, Nathan worked his magic and it turned out much better than my original idea looked in mind.  I’m LOVING this brown-blonde…bronde..? color for summer.  It looks so natural and effortless and I’m so happy to have a stylist that is looking out for my best interest!  What hair trends are you trying out this summer? Are you going blonder too?

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  1. Robin Masshole Mommy wrote:

    I lighten my hair for the summer, too, but I did mine back in June. We have less than a month of summer left here and I have an appt 9/1 to darken it for fall.

    Posted 8.4.16 Reply
  2. I love that dress….and the shoes…and the purse- LOL I’m a shopper and love when an outfit comes to together to look so trendy!

    Posted 8.4.16 Reply
  3. Lauren Nakagawa wrote:

    Love the color Jennifer, I went lighter too!


    Posted 8.4.16 Reply
  4. TOO CUTE! I love that hat and those sassy heels. They make the entire outfit, in my opinion.

    Posted 8.4.16 Reply
  5. Monica wrote:

    Your hair looks AMAZING! And it makes me want to change my own. As always, I love your style too! 🙂

    Posted 8.4.16 Reply
  6. I have some necklaces that would be killer with that dress. And big brim hats are just my speed for summer.

    Posted 8.4.16 Reply
  7. Pam wrote:

    That dress is really cute on you. I love the off the shoulder look, it’s perfect for summer.

    Posted 8.4.16 Reply
  8. You look absolutely stunning in that outfit! That dress suits you very well inclusive of the color and those heels are to die for. You definitely look like you’re ready to rock the Summer months for sure.

    Posted 8.4.16 Reply
  9. Brandy wrote:

    That’s such a cute outfit! I’m in love with those shoes!!

    Posted 8.4.16 Reply
  10. I love your hair color! I just went lighter too! It makes me sooo happy!

    Posted 8.4.16 Reply
  11. Liz Mays wrote:

    That dress is the coolest and I love your hair color! The salon did an awesome job.

    Posted 8.4.16 Reply
  12. I love this look! The dress goes perfectly with the shoes and the hat really completes the look.

    Posted 8.4.16 Reply
  13. What a cute dress. I love everything about that outfit.

    Posted 8.4.16 Reply
  14. Minau wrote:

    Such a lovely dress!

    Posted 8.4.16 Reply
  15. Ev wrote:
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  16. mary wrote:

    THOSE SHOES!!! I absolutely love them and they go great with the dress. beautiful

    Posted 8.5.16 Reply
  17. Crystal wrote:

    Your hair color is gorgeous. I think the bronde you went with is perfect for you! I have a hair appointment coming up & needed inspiration.

    Posted 8.5.16 Reply
  18. You look beautiful! You’re colorist did an amazing job with your hair. I’m not really trying any new hair trends this summer. I am trying to mix up my hairstyles more.

    Posted 8.6.16 Reply
  19. nathalie porbes wrote:

    This is a cute dress and it really looks gorgeous on this

    Posted 8.7.16 Reply
  20. Karlaroundtheworld | Karla wrote:

    Having a lighter hair color can surely mentally help me get by through warm weather. I like your dress! That’s something I would usually buy from a chain like Forever 21.

    Posted 8.8.16 Reply
  21. Magdalena wrote:

    You look great! Those highlights look delicate but they still make your hair lighter 🙂
    Nice dress, but the thing which caught my attention at first was your bag!
    Have a nice day!

    Posted 8.20.16 Reply
  22. April wrote:

    I follow tons of salons and hair dressers on Instagram and always get sucked in to wanting a dramatic change.. God bless our hairdressers! It turned out gorgeous.

    Posted 8.31.16 Reply
  23. Gina Diaz wrote:

    Lovely post!
    xo, Gina

    Posted 9.1.16 Reply
  24. Lavues wrote:

    Your hair looks fabulous! That red piece looks really nice too 🙂

    Posted 9.3.16 Reply