Study Break

28 April 2009

My favorite thing to do? Take a break from studies and frolicking through a field for a quick photoshoot!Study breaks are also well spent looking for new clothes online. At Apparel
Showroom, you can find everything you need in a plus tons of
accessories. The prices are fantastic and you really get more out of your

The rain stopped and just the right amount of sun was out to play, so I had to seize the moment. Anyways, I got this dress thrifting a few weeks back, and just loved the crochet pattern on it. I have a feeling it will beome a summer staple.

Hope everyone's week is going well !

Wearing: thrifted crochet dress & shoes; F21 scarf & leggings.

Summer is approaching

26 April 2009

Oh my I cannot believe it is already Sunday, meaning I only have a week and a half of school left, meaning finals are in one week, meaning I am about to be a crazy-pyshco-stressed-woman. It's so releiving knowing lazy summer days are approaching.

I found this nude silk top while thrifting a week or two ago, and instantly fell in love with it! I wore it over this skirt, transforming it into a dress, but typically I will be wearing it with pants. Next stop: nude heels. I hear they add instant height, which is something I am always in search for! Also, I got this braided headband a few weeks ago as well. I wish it were a little thicker, like the Marc Jacobs Fall 2008 headbands, but oh well. If anyone knows of where I can find a replica, let me know.

Wearing: thrifted silk top; f21 skirt & headband; Fioni boots

Pretty little ladies

23 April 2009

I am constantly in awe of the beauty and style of Audrey Hepburn and Faye Dunaway. I watched one of my favorite films "Funny Face" today, and was reminded of just how much classic styles inspire my wardrobe. As much as I love experimenting with new fashions, I will always naturally be inspired by ladies like these two.

Also, due to a few indecent comments by anonymous cowards on my recent entries, I just want to say that I did not make this blog to try and be some kind of beauty queen or to show off how much money I can spend on clothing. This blog was made as a medium to convey to the world my taste in fashion and my interpretation of style. I am a college student paying for everything on my own. It is impractical spend large amounts of money on clothing, when I could be spending money on bettering my education and my future. If you have a problem with this or my appearance, then this is simply not the blog for you.

UGH today was hot. April and it already feels like 100 degrees. I'm sorry, but there is just nothing about feeling sticky and hot when it is only April! Well I guess I should stop complaining, because it did allow me to have this lovely afternoon with my dearest roommate. And of course I do like seeing the sun, there's nothing better than the feeling I get in when he comes out to play. Maybe if it were acceptable to walk around in a bikini 24/7 I would like the heat. Unless that unexpectedly happens, I apologize for my present complaints, and future complaints. Hah :)

Anyway... this hat was totally and completely inspired by the hat frenzy that is happenin' by The Stylish Wanderer. I feel like hats are the perfect touch to a simple outfit, and are a great way to accessorize when on the go. Plus, sunhats kind of work like sunglasses except they are prettier. And yes, I am just a little obsessed with these acid wash jeans. 9 out of 10 times that I have been wearing pants as of late, these have been them.

PS- The first picture is of my roommate. Isn't she adorable?

Wearing: me- f21 top & jeans, thrifted hat; Ally- Chinese Laundry boots, Pency top, f21 tights.

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Just Had To

Fake white docs at just purchased... I just had to do it. I can see myself pairing them with ultra feminine florals and sweet dresses. Typical me. :)

Behold The Biker Short

21 April 2009

Ever since Alexander Wang's pre-fall 2009, I have been lusting after something so simple, and so reminscent of my child hood days. What item could this be? Biker shorts! Oh yes kids, we all remember the days of wearing big t-shirts with splendid spandex biker shorts. Or atleast I do, (I distinctly remember being perpetually fascinated with these bright pink ones as a child). These lace ones are the first pair I've been able to find in stores, but my search will not end until I find nylon or perhaps those bright pink ones I held so dear!

wearing: target biker shorts, dress; f21 headband & shoes.

Look out for...

20 April 2009

...Ann Yee! She is an amazing NYC based designer who has a serious eye for style. She has completed her very first collection for fall 2009 (pictured above). With the impressive experience of designing for reputable labels such as Elizabeth and James and Barney's, this designer will be exciting to follow!

I am particularly fond of the color palette used in the collection, which combines solemn grays with pops of deep colors. My favorite thing about this collection is the elegance that each piece channels, which is a quality I look for most in clothing. Check her out here.

photo cred: flickr

take me away pretty day

19 April 2009

I cannot tell you how in love I have been with the weather as of late! Permitting me to wear only a dress? Sometimes only even a light cardi? I am so in love. I am wearing two new things from the aforementioned thrifting trip of a lifetime. My 90's inspired floral dress is actual from Express. I am so curious as to what year it is from because I have not seen something like this at Express ever before. Secondly... are my new treasures, the laceup booties! I have been on an endless search since pretty much the beginning of time. Be prepared for lots of outfits with these babys.

Hope everyone had a good weekend! I had a great one, just hanging out with my guuurl friends. Activities included sing star, going to this new tea room, farmers market and maybe, possibly we saw a Zac Efron movie. I can't help it... the mans got charm!

PS. Corinna featured me on her lovely blog

PPS. twitter!

Wearing: secondhand Express dress; thrifted booties & bag.

I have been graced by the presence of the fashion gods today! I went thrifting in this super comfy outfit to three different stores (salvation army & local stores) and found about 10 things for only 18 dollars. Of which include laceup booties, these keds pictured above (I get over excited extremely easily), nude color things, and florals.

And last but not least... take a look at my Halloween costume for next year. So what if I jumped the gun a little... I could not pass this up!

wearing: thrifted shorts; second hand keds, tee; f21 scarf; bag from nordstrom.

spring flowers

Call me simple, but one of my favorite pieces of clothing is a floral dress. Something about them just always gets my attention, and makes me in a good mood. It was a super great night and it ended with this delicious chocolate cake. Oh and also as promised, here is my military style jacket. that teen vogue shoot inspired me so!

Wearing: f21 jacket; wet seal dress; payless fioni boots

All that glitters is gold

15 April 2009

I found this oversize top thrifting the other day for only 3 bucks! It looks like it's right out of the 80's so obviously I had to buy it, and much like a small child, I am immediatly attracted to things that shine.

Please excuse me for my abscense, tests have most definitely gotten in the way! I have been studying my brains out as of late. Econ test tonight... wish me luck.

And just so you know, I'm on twitter!

Wearing: vintage top, f21 skirt & ankle boots

So 90's

So I hear the 90's are having a comeback... things I love about the 90's:

1.) grungy plaid

2.) intense floral prints

3.) leather and red lipstick

4.) Nsync

Photo cred: weheartit

Sheer Genious

12 April 2009

Above is my absolute favorite 'going out' outfit. The floral skirt is so fun, and can be dressed up with a simple pairing of black and heels. Plus, the sheer back of the top adds a night time element.

I'm finally back after driving a total of 17 hours this weekend to see my best friend who is going to school in... Alabama! I must say that there is not anything like some southern comfort. I pretty much blew off everything and all the work I have to do to be with my favorite people in the world. Anyways, I got tagged by the lovely carocream about a week ago and I've been excited to get to it. Here goes:

Rules:1. Respond and rework: answer the questions on your blog, replace one question that you dislike with a question of your own invention, add one more question of your own.

2. Tag eight other un-tagged people. Here it goes...

What is your current obsession?
Photography and ringpops

What is your weirdest obsession?
Red umbrellas! I had a red one with a ruffled trim and I will not rest until I find one again.

What are you wearing today?
jeans and scarf and cardi- a basic lazy day outfit of mine.

What would you like to learn to do?
I would love to actually become fluent in french

What are the last things you bought?
Ringpops, coffee and gasoline ( im on a shopping ban)

What are you listening to right now?
Dr. Dog- Heart it Races

What is your favorite weather?
The weather on the first day of fall. So cool and crisp and the excitment of winter is in the air.

What is on your bedside table?
a clock, a book and water

What is your most challenging goal right now?
Finishing this semester with the grades I want

What do you think about the person who tagged you?
She is a lovely photohrapher!

Where would you like to be?
I have been craving the beach for about the last 3 months

Who is your favorite designer?
Do I have to pick just one? Because that simply cannot be done... :) I'll say Marc Jacobs, Luella, Chloe, YSL and Chanel

What would you like to have in your hands right now?
coffee (this is 90% of the time)

If you could have a house totally paid for, fully furnished anywhere in the world, where would you like it to be?
Paris or London!

Which language do you want to learn?
French fluently

What's your favorite color?
gray, black, and purple

What is your dream job?
Stylist :)

What are your plans for this summer?
Califoria, and then working my life away for London!

What is your favorite magazine?
Harper's Bazaar & Vogue

Who is your style-icon?
Alexa Chung

Favourite movie:
Annie Hall

And I tag... Lydia, Happy Because, and Flair to Remember :)

Wearing: delias skirt; Silence & Noise top; wal-mart tights.

A bit about me

09 April 2009

I'm feeling very feminine today, and I can't explain it, but I had this urge to put together things in my closet that I never have worn together before. Anyways, I am having the most busy and stressful day ever, but I just wanted to let whomever is concerned know that I will very shortly get back to tags and awards! I really am looking forward to it, I have just been oh so busy.

I will be gone for the weekend, going to visit a friend. Nine hour road trip here we come. It will be a blast :)

Have a lovely weekend!
Wearing: f21 tights, dress; Ophelie hat, target flats

Mini Bits and Pieces

08 April 2009

Ta-da! Here is my outfit in bits and pieces from head to toe. And once again, I incorporated a bow somewhere. I think I'm going through a phase or something. Anyways, this mini dress is actually a skirt worn extremely high waisted paired with a light-weight cami. My favorite thing is to make skirts and shirts look like dresses. So many endless possibilities.

On a side note, I just want to let my readers know how much I appreciate every single one of you! Your sweet comments always make my day. tfr

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Wearing: Bow from Claire's; f21 skirt, cami, tights; CR shoes

Surprise! I straightened my hair for once. I'm quite sure that a like it wavy better, but a change of pace is always nice. Today was a day where I experimented with color. I always feel that the first few days of spring weather should be this way.

My favorite thing about this is the bow I added to my favorite necklace. It's a hairbow but it fitted quite nicely at the end of this tassel necklace. I mean hey, on a shopping ban one has to get creative with old clothing and accesories!

Also, the lovely Rebecca from The Clothes Horse interviewed me through a game of Would you Rather. I'd love if you'd check it out here :)

PS- The internet has convinced me to join twitter. Please add me here!

Wearing: f21 pleated skirt, top; Delias Cardigan; Target shoes; Jenny Yuen 'Gia' bag; Walmart tights;

Soldier Girl

I would be lying if I said this photoshoot from Teen Vogue did not inspire me to pull out this jacket. I absolutely love these military-inspired pieces paired with bright colors and florals. Looks to me like a have some re-creating to do. 

Busy Bee

05 April 2009

Oh my! Life has been so busy as of late. Somehow between practicing french and seeing the ying yang twins at a random party ( I know, so weird) I have managed to play around with my new camera. I am absolutely in awe of the flowers in bloom and blossoming trees. Sometime this week I am dedicating time to capture them all.

Above is one of my favorite skirts in front of my favorite building, and below is a little fun I had with my new cam.

Anyways, Hope everyone had a lovely weekend!

ATTENITON: I am on twitter! I'm finally just figuring out how it works , so I'd love it if you all would follow me. Add me here.

Wearing: f21 hat, skirt; payless fioni boots; Silence & Noise top.


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