A pink crochet dress that falls just above the knee, paired simply with a light wash jean jacket and a long gold and turquoise chunky necklace. Add the perfect nude clutch and brown peep-toe heels and you’ve pretty much got Lauren Patao’s favorite summer look on point.

Lauren Ashley Patao is the founder and CEO of her sophisticated and chic blog all devoted to style. She calls it “The Fashionista’s Diary,” and that’s exactly what it is. Home of all of her favorite mixed and matched looks, Lauren has become quite the blogger success story. From home décor, to beauty tips, all the way to summer must have selections, she writes of moderately affordable and trendy finds. Her 33,027 Instagram followers look to her for inspiration, also depending on her to find sales at some store favorites like Nordstrom or Tory Burch.

Her fashion, some would say, is snappy casual. She teaches her followers how to look comfy and cute, and how to put together a perfect and complete outfit. She writes of her ensembles and even models the clothing herself. Below each of her posts are the accessories she used and where to find them, along with clickable links to the item itself. She brings classic style combinations to the eager everyday trendsetter.

From “Elephants and Tassels” to finding the “Perfect Nude Dress,” Lauren’s mission is to spread her love and knowledge of fashion to all those out there willing to step out of dull and into the exciting. Check her out!

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