holding onto summer pieces


top (similar) // pants // heels // sunglasses

As much as I love Fall, there are still a few pieces that I can’t part ways with just yet. And then there are these Club Monaco pants.

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About two weeks ago, I picked up these Club Monaco pants, even though I was well aware I wouldn’t be able to get a ton of wear out of them (until next year).  But I loved them so much, and fun pants have been my thing lately on the blog – paisley pants, edgy floral pants, wide legged cropped pants, and striped trousers. I could have easily paired it with a sweater to make it a more seasonally appropriate look, but I just wasn’t ready to let go of my off the shoulder top yet…and it happened to look the best with these pants. And another little added item…

If you haven’t noticed, I’m not the best at accessorizing – actually I’m the worst, which is a major blogger faux pas because I have no #armcandy. But there’s one thing I really do love…earrings.

So when a company called The Pearl Source sent me some new earrings, I put them on and didn’t take them off.

When I was going through my J.Crew phase, I wore a lot of pearl necklaces, but never earrings, even though I’ve always wanted a pair. This pair goes so well with my look – there’s something so feminine about pearls paired with florals! They’re the perfect size for my unusually small ears, and I just know I’ll wear them just as much as I wear my diamond studs, which is huge for me!

 Editor’s Note: I might have ripped the packaging opened so fast like it was Christmas morning. Oops.

If you (or someone you know) are a big fan of pearls, I highly recommend The Pearl Source. The quality of their peals are unbelievable. They sell high quality pearls, but buy directly from the pearls’ country of origin (a.k.a no mark up). Another awesome thing about The Pearl Source? They’re a family business, how cool is that?

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This post was sponsored by The Pearl Source. As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own. Thank you for supporting brands that help make Pink Champagne Problems possible.
photos by sam kelly

  • splash of preppy

    Love the pants! Outfit would look cute with a denim jacket if it gets cooler! Earrings are so simple but stunning.

    • Dana Mannarino

      Oooooh you’re right! I have a cute light wash denim jacket that I can totally throw on with these pants! Xx

  • The pants are so cute on you! Wishing I could pull that whole look off but I’m a little thick for it.
    x0x0 Caroline http://thecarolove.com/

    • Dana Mannarino

      Thanks, girl! I actually think you’d look GREAT in pants like this!

  • Dying over these pants- such a fun print and love how you styled it with an OTS top! I miss the summer heat already!
    xx Tess | Sequins are the New Black

    • Dana Mannarino

      Thanks, girl! I definitely don’t miss the heat 😉 But I needed these pants!

  • you look absolutely ahhhmazing!!! and i love the touch of the pearl! so simple and classic!



    • Dana Mannarino

      Thanks, Allie! Xx

    • Dana Mannarino

      Thank you! Xx

  • Loving that print and those classic earrings! So chic!

    • Dana Mannarino

      Thanks, Jenn! Xx

  • Gorgeous as always!! Loving these pearl earrings! I majorly wear stud earrings, so these are right up my alley!


    Primp and Proper

  • Ooh girl I’m loving this!! You styled these pants so well!


  • Alyssa Renee

    This outfit is too cute! =)

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  • Love those pants on you! Too fab!


  • lexi

    Oh my goodness, I NEED those pants! Such a cute style on you!
    xx Lexi, Glitter, Inc.

  • Laura Bain

    OMG I am obsessed with EVERYTHING!! Those pants are beyond amazing!

    xo Laura Leigh

  • Those pants are absolutely adorable! And I love those classic and timeless studs- can never go wrong!

  • These pants are adorable! I love them styled with your top!


  • Look at those dainty little pearls!! I love!!!! Always looking flawless my friend!!!!


  • Love this entire look!!! The top and pant combo are perfect

  • Harmony at Momma To Go

    Those pants are amazing!!! I need accessory help too! Some people are so good at pulling that together

  • FashionFriesX FashionFriesX

    I love your pearls! The are beautiful!!!! These pants are so cute too!!!!!

  • Adriana Alvarez-Tostado

    I love this outfit so much!! I’m also holding on to summer pieces! Lol until the temperature drops in Texas!

  • Kayleigh

    The pearls make any look so classy! I love those pants! Xx

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