It’s finally August, the finale of summer. That means it’s time to start thinking about going back to school, wedding season, fall wardrobes and more! From beauty finds to on-trend fashion to home decor, we’ve got you covered. This month’s SB FINDS will give you a little bit of everything you need for the season ahead. Enjoy!
21 Amazing August FINDS to Finish Summer with a Bang!
Jumpsuits are so in this season, and we found the perfect one. This navy pattern jumpsuit combines the perfect amount of sass and professionalism, allowing you to show off your personality while getting down to business. We love the high waistline — it’s super flattering for any figure. Find it for $66 at Dress & Dwell.
The perfect tee
If you’ve been searching for the perfect tee, we found it! It’s super comfy and a true representation of Kentucky — it’s that friendly! Find this Kentucky t-shirt for $25 at Shop Local Kentucky.
Classic summer dress
The month of August can be a little tricky with the weather and deciding what to wear. This black and white striped dress is great for these final summer nights, because it’s breezy enough to keep you cool but conservative enough if the temperatures drop. Add some statement earrings and you’re good to go! Find this striped summer wrap dress for $44 at Impromptu Boutique.
Cooler summer weather is the perfect time to go for a hike or walk through the park — and who wants to carry a purse around with them? Not us! Lucky for you, fanny packs have made a comeback! This colorful fanny pack is the perfect accessory for your journey through the wilderness because it can hold your cell phone, trail mix and any other essentials you’ll need. Find it for $29.95 at Water + Oak Outdoor Co.
The end of summer means it’s time to start thinking about a new fall bag. This gorgeous and luxurious London Women’s laptop bag is perfect for a business woman on the go. It has a cushioned compartment for a laptop, an interior charger pocket, a cellphone pocket and much more. Find it for $185 at GraceShip.
Summer, fall, winter or spring — a great pair of sunnies is always in style! There are so many options to fall in love with at Cordial Lee. Choose from bold tortoiseshell rims or sleek rose gold lenses. Find your perfect pair for $12.
Red leather clutch
What girl doesn’t love a great statement bag? This red leather clutch is perfect for date night on the town or a fun night out with the girls. Pop on your red high heels to match, and you’re ready to go. Find it for $32 at Tou-che Boutique.
Every girl needs a classic pair of earrings that goes with everything. These Kentucky earrings are simple, yet stylish and a great addition to any jewelry collection. Wear them day or night, and they’re sure to get plenty of compliments. Find these earrings for $15 at Lin Z’s Boutique.
We love jewelry with a purpose — and this gorgeous handmade jewelry by The Artist Jay is made out of 100% recycled materials. We chose to feature the fluer de lis earrings and necklace because we love this Louisville symbol. Find this set for $29 at A Splash of Colour.
One of the most important accessories, especially for the organized gal on the go, is her trusty sidekick — her planner! Grab one with either a heartfelt or funny message, and you’ll be prepared for anything the coming year throws your way. Find them for $23 each at 2 Chicks & a Farmer.
Hang this in the heart of the home to celebrate everyone’s recent accomplishments, pin up inspirational quotes and personal goals, or use it around the holidays to show off all of those holiday cards from friends and family. Fill it up with the stuff that counts! Find this collage board for $30 at Gather.
Rustic, chic and embroidered, this is the perfect housewarming gift, gift for the college-bound student or perhaps for yourself. Adorn it in your choice of monogram and wrap it around a couch pillow for a personalized touch. Find them for $24.99 each at Embroidery Boutique.
A little teapot, short and stout, makes the perfect accent piece in any kitchen. Since fall is right around the corner, enjoying a warm cup of tea will no doubt become part of your daily routine. Find this teapot for $35 at Kathy’s Shoppe.
Bourbon barrel skyline
This bourbon barrel Louisville skyline is a great addition to any home, and it could also be the perfect gift for anyone who simply loves everything Louisville. We think it would look great above an at-home bar or thoughtfully arranged in a bookcase or sideboard vignette. Find it for $60 at Revelry Boutique.
Just add eggs
Let’s face it: Life can be crazy, and cooking an elaborate breakfast is not always at the top of the priority list, even if that’s what you crave. Well, this “Just Add Eggs” breakfast crate is the perfect gift for the sleep-deprived new parents, people who are moving or almost anyone else who might want a little kitchen relief. It comes with everything one needs to make a perfect, easy breakfast in the morning. All you need to do is add the eggs! Find this breakfast crate for $145 at Stoneware & Co.
A home deserves some fresh greenery, and these succulents from Blooms Boutique totally get our vote! Set them up on your coffee table, by a window or in your kitchen. No matter where you choose to display them, they’ll never feel out of place. Find them for $10 each at Blooms Boutique.
Indoor and outdoor lanterns are one of our favorite decorations during summer and fall, and we absolutely adore these rustic metal lanterns. Find the small for $10, the medium for $16 and the large for $21 at Vintage Style & Designs.
We believe every room should have a beautiful light fixture, especially one that really stands out! We love this heirloom brass statement lantern with matte finish. It exudes a romantic Old World feel. Find this gorgeous hanging lantern for $300 at LL&A Interior Designs.
The perfect lamp
We’ve really been loving neutral colors lately, and this white marble and gold lamp is everything we’re crushing on and more. We love that it can be added to almost any room, and it will still look absolutely flawless and beautiful. Find this cradled Art Deco marble table lamp for $150 at Merridian Home Furnishings.
FROM SB SHOP
Every lady needs a great cosmetic bag! Go ahead and treat yourself to one of these gorgeous and customizable Henry Dry Goods’ Dawson cosmetic bags. They’re perfect for keeping toiletries or beauty essentials together — for travel or at-home use! Find these bags for $49 on The SB Shop.
‘SINCE 1920’ V-neck tee
No matter where on the political spectrum you fall, we can all agree that women’s voices should be heard. Our ‘SINCE 1920’ tee was created to bring all women together under this premise. Get out there and let your voice be heard, and sport your tee while doing so. Find this ‘SINCE 1920’ tee for $32 at SB Shop.
There you have it. It’s still summer, but fall is closer than we think — we hope these August FINDS help you enjoy the best of both seasons!