Beachside In Cabo







Coverup: ℅ Buddy Love; Bikini Top: Target; Bikini Bottoms: Target; Sandals: Steve Madden; Hat: ℅ Milk & Honey (Similar); Frida Kahlo Bag: Found during vacation in Mexican village; Earrings: Gorjana; Bow Necklace: Courtney Loves Gorjana, COMING SOON; Sunglasses: BCBG; Nails: OPI You’re Such a Budapest

One word that will never be used to describe me is “athletic.”

In 7th grade, my mother encouraged me to try out for the volleyball team….and somehow, by the grace of God, I made the team and was actually chosen to be a starter for the first match of the season (my coach said she thought I would have natural talent because I was a cheerleader, but I think she just liked that I was tall and could intimidate the other team). I was decked out in my whole uniform and ready to roll: First serve comes over the net, and, like a full on wuss, I catch the ball….think: similar to a punt return in football….I don’t know what came over me…perhaps I was scared that the ball would hit my face and ruin my orthodontic work, or maybe I just panicked.

I never played another day of volleyball.

Fast forward to the present and an opportunity to paddle board in Cabo: I was slightly nervous to test out my defunct athleticism, but surprisingly, I was fairly good! Maybe all that pilates and yoga has given me good form and balance?! Either way, it was nice to save myself the embarrassment of falling off of a surfboard in front of 5 bloggers who are loaded with cameras 😉


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  • Tana Cowin - Styled Society

    Love the first photo! You look so excited!

    The Ray Ban sunnies are a nice touch, a nice pop of color on the mirrored lens.

    Everyone looks like they are having a blast! Keep the updates coming 🙂

  • Sarah Rose

    Sunglasses & hat are awesome – you look so happy! Really making me wish I were on a beach in Mexico! Also blue looks fantastic on you


  • christine salehi

    Courtney can we preorder the bow necklace? When? What website?

  • Taylor Gardner

    You look great!


  • Stay Styled OC

    Love your facial expression in your first picture! You look so excited. You’re so “vip” with your sign. 😉 Happy you didn’t have the volleyball experience with paddle boarding.

    Stay Styled,


  • Sarah Bird

    The Frida Kahlo bag is wonderful! Where did you find it?

  • kell

    Love the Target bikini! That story is funny!

  • Seppy

    Beautiful pictures & super cute bikini! Love the colour and the fringes

  • Cheri @ Overactive Blogger

    That blue looks stunning on you! Definitely incorporate that into your wardrobe!

  • Alecia Mariana

    Looks like a blast!! I’ve always wanted to try paddle boarding! Love your bikini!


  • Beth @ Goodness Gracious Living

    You look beautiful and natural in these shots – looks like you had a blast! I want to try paddle boarding but I don’t know if I would have the guts to do it in front of a camera crew. Good for you!

  • mary-katherine

    love that story! so hilarious!

    hope you are having a blast in cabo!

    xo mk
    gold-hatted lover

  • Taylor

    You look great! Can you do a post soon on your favorite self tanners/self tanning regime? I assume you use self tanners as opposed to tanning beds, but your color looks super natural and not blotchy or streaky anywhere!

  • Haley Valerie

    I love the first picture!


  • Paty

    Love your blog!
    I’m posting looks from Los Angeles and accessories:

  • Ellen Faith

    I have always wanted to give paddle boarding a try, but it’s too dangerous where I am to go in the water (damn you man eating crocodiles). Also, loooove the golf cart. Cute name 😉


  • Hilary Lambert

    That bikini is super cute and you look so great in it! Totally looking forward to the Gorjana collection.


  • Juliet

    Oh my goodness I freakin love you and your honesty, you crack me up!!! Love the photos and you would never know your not athletic cause your in such great shape 🙂 Great post I always look forward to the next one!!!

  • Sofia

    I love paying attention to details and reward Style totally did that by putting your name on the cart. How cute is that!

    Enjoy your time there.

    Happy Friday!

  • Megan Q

    Love this outfit, love how affordable it is, but more than anything I LOVE how frequently you’ve been posting!

    The Quintessentials

  • Ainsley Hanson

    Stunning as always….way to kill it in a great blue bikini! The hat is fab too! Keep the updates coming…love seeing Cabo!

  • Courtney Kerr Looks Absolutely Amazing These Days

    […] Style inspiration to look totally adorable for Cabo via The Courtney Kerr — On the blog, ”What Courtney Wore,” we have found some pretty great style ideas for when we plan to head to the beach. Whenever that may be… But these pictures definitely have us looking forward to some warm weather! […]

  • Fabulux

    Fab beach look!

  • Charlie

    That huge camel toe in the bikini pic is my fave!

    Looks like it was a mouthful for your date that weekend.