Tuesday, April 15, 2014

In the neighborhood

This past weekend was beautiful! I'm refusing to wear tights now. Don't get me wrong, I love tights. But I'm just so over them. There are only so many tights a girl can wear. This is another attempt at styling some older items in my closet! I've had this skirt for years – way before I started blogging. I love that I still have some of the pieces I have. I'm sure this skirt was like $15 from F21, but it's been one of my favorites. I paired a few new accessories for spring with this outfit too – these amazing, simple flats and my very favorite type of sunglasses, Ray Ban wayfarers! We took a little stroll around our neighborhood to snap these photos, and afterwards I fell asleep on the couch stuffed full of pizza. Ah, aren't Sundays great? I've been sticking close to home for a lot of photos lately (therefore, the many brick walls), but I promise I have so many fun adventures planned soon. Especially for spring! :)

Outfit details:
Forever21 skirt
Faux leather jacket c/o Marshalls (similar)
Forever21 bird necklaces
Ray Ban Wayfarers c/o SmartBuyGlasses

Monday, April 14, 2014

City style

Happy Monday, everyone! I'm really excited for this week, because it's a short one for me! Plus, it's packed full of fun plans. On Wednesday, Eric and I are going to see one of my favorite bands, Tokyo Police Club. On Thursday, I have a major hair appointment! That's all I'm going to say for now, of course. ;) And on Friday morning, we leave for Nashville for a long weekend with two of our best friends. I'm looking forward to it so much. It's currently snowing here in Michigan, and it's supposed to be 60's to 70's while we're there. Hallelujah! I have a few more posts lined up before we leave, but then all next week, I'll be blogging about our trip! And you can always follow along with my Instagram too. I've been really good at updating lately. I'm kind of obsessed.

Outfit details:
Forever21 floral top
Forever21 denim jacket (similar)
Moorea Seal necklace

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Reeds bayou

Yay - spring clothes! It's been so fun to play around in my closet after bringing my spring stuff up from the basement. In my attempt to try and remix some of my older stuff, I came across this gem of a dress! I wore this four years ago in my "in the gardens" post. It's so funny having blogged for so long... you remember exactly what you wore in specific posts. Oh yeah, I wore that dress to that garden four years ago. How weird, right?! Anyway, I hope your weekend is off to a good start! Eric and I shared fish tacos and drinks last night. He has a full weekend of shows with his band, so I decided to skip last night and get some stuff done and I'll go see him play tonight. But last night, I went grocery shopping, spring cleaned my car and thoroughly scrubbed our bedroom, kitchen and bathroom. I sort of feel like superwoman right now. ;)

Outfit details:
Kew Gardens Dress c/o ModCloth (more floral dresses)
RD Style sweater
Aria Clock Long-Strand Necklace c/o Aeropostale
Target taupe tights
Urban Outfitters t-strap heels

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Rustic Ruche 7|7

Here's outfit 7 of 7 of my collaboration with Ruche to style 7 rustic pieces, 7 ways! This is it! We're done! I absolutely loved being part of this feature, and I hope you enjoyed it too. It definitely inspired me to get more creative with my wardrobe. Now I just need to work on keeping that inspiration going throughout spring! I actually laid out a spring outfit last night, and I'm wearing it at work today. Crazy, right?! I'm headed off right now to get my bangs trimmed and I'll snap photos later for a new outfit post tomorrow. See you guys then! xo

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Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Rustic Ruche 6|7

Here's outfit 6 of 7 of my collaboration with Ruche to style 7 rustic pieces, 7 ways! We're on the home stretch! The last three sets of photos were a lot trickier for us to take at our local garden. We decided to go into the tropical area, and there is a current exhibition going on called "Butterflies are Blooming" and it was so busy! People would just stand there and stare at us taking photos. It would drive me nuts! One group of ladies were just standing there staring, and I was like, "It's okay! You can go ahead!" And they were like, "We like watching!" I'm like, ugh, just move it along so we can finish this up. Hahah. Oh well. Such is life. I'll post my last outfit tomorrow of the collaboration, and that's it! I loved this 7 for 7 remix challenge though. It inspired me to get a bit creative. I brought up all of my spring/summer clothes from the basement tonight, and I was like... I seriously wear 1/4 of my wardrobe. So sad. I'm thinking of maybe taking an inventory, and challenging myself to style each item at least one time this spring/summer. And if I don't, then I get rid of it. We'll see. ;)

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