A Few Thoughts on the Blogging Industry

When I started Waketon Road a little over a year ago, I had no idea what the blogging industry really looked like. I was so drawn to this world of beautiful imagery capturing fashion, travel and lifestyle. I knew I wanted to be able to express my creativity and passions just as all of my favorite bloggers do. What I didn’t know is how much work it is and how...

Gingham + Embroidery

Gingham + Embroidery top on Waketon Road Blog wearing Zara

I am no stranger to gingham. Especially blue and white gingham. Last week I shared one of my favorite dresses from Christy Dawn with you! Gingham is such a fun print and always has me dreaming of warm summer days out at the park. Gingham is the print of choice for spring and summer. With embroidery being such a huge trend this season, it was only natural that the two would collide. I...

Eyelet Off the Shoulder

Pink Eyelet Off the Shoulder on Waketon Road Blog

I haven’t always loved off the shoulder tops. They can be difficult to wear because with the slightest movement in your arms the whole top shifts. Lately though, I seem to finding more and more OTS styles that I love. I shared this blue and yellow paisley print on the blog recently. As well as this floral print. There is also this darling gingham that will be on the blog...

Great Expectations

Great Expectations on Waketon Road Blog wearing Abercrombie & Fitch

I have thinking a lot lately about “great expectations.” No, not the Charles Dickens novel, but how we all think something should turn out. I think we are all guilty of building something up in our mind before we even experience it. It’s a way of looking forward to something and it might help us escape the routine we’re in. I am the type of person that lives in the...

Christy Dawn Gingham Dress

Christy Dawn Gingham Dress on Waketon Road

I’ve heard it said that if gingham wasn’t worn, then spring didn’t really happen. This spring I have already worn my fair share but I don’t see it slowing down any time soon. Last fall I bought this darling gingham dress and unfortunately it arrived right when the weather turned cold. I pulled it out recently and fell in love with it all over again. I have worn Christy Dawn dresses...

Nautical Stripe Sweater

Nautical Stripe Sweater on Waketon Road Blog wearing Loft

I’m not sure if it’s because Brian is a sailor, or that I have always loved the ocean or maybe it’s just because I really, really like stripes, but it’s safe to say I love a classic nautical look. Nautical stripes have been a fashion staple for decades. I have purchased many navy and white striped sweaters over the years. It’s a spring style that never fails me. This year it...

Spring Date Night

Spring Date Night on Waketon Road wearing J.Crew

It’s always hard to come back after a holiday weekend, especially a long weekend. Since my scheduled days off are Friday and Saturday I got to enjoy a long weekend made even sweeter with Brian being home. We have been spoiling ourselves all weekend by trying a few new restaurants in the area. Our anniversary is this week so that combined with Easter made for several excuses for good food....