Fashion // Play my music, watch you leave

This is my excited-for-spring, Easter outfit. The trees are BLOOMING in full force, and when spring comes around I can’t help but get giddy for all the clothes I shall wear. I like how this outfit is a mix of dark, winter pieces and lighter, airy spring pieces. I also love the color combination of burgundy and this deep, rosy coral. Finding this color combo made me v. happy. Hope you like it!

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Fashion // Festivities

I wore this old H&M dress on Thanksgiving, paired with my favorite new black Oxfords, my mom’s old belt from the 80s, and this beautiful coat from New Dress. The belt was perhaps a mistake during turkey and dessert, but otherwise, it was a comfy, dressy outfit for one of my favorite days of the year. Hope you like!

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coat c/o New Dress, dress from H&M (old), belt vintage, shoes from Modcloth

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Fashion // Art Deco

I love the colors, textures, and patterns of this outfit. I also love the contrast of pairing high-waisted pants/crop top combo with a long, boho cardigan like this one, absolutely perfect for fall. It’s from boohoo.com, which is quickly becoming my one-stop shopping site. Price-wise it’s close to Forever 21, but I think the quality is much better.

I added some old touches: my trusty overknee suede boots that are basically an almost daily staple during the colder months, and a braided belt my mom bought in the 80s! It looks vintage, but also like something Balmain would come out with! I also wore this belt on Halloween night for my Kendall Jenner costume, because it reminded me of this braided, embellished Balmain top, and she’s like, Mrs. Balmain. 🙂

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belt vintage, cardigan from boohoo, pants from Forever 21, boots from Marshalls (Adrienne Vittadini, old)

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Fashion | From day to day

As you can probably guess, I just can’t get away from my color obsession, despite my current neutral-toned wardrobe. Even though this amazing Boohoo romper is a pretty neutral blush, I had to wear it with this multicolored vintage blazer I scored for cheap. I’m into this whole monochrome effect right now, so the blush Jeffrey Campbells were the perfect choice. Funny thing: this old blazer has some serious shoulder pads.

Also: pretty body chain! Simple and subtle, from Forever 21. I love wearing florals all day EVERY DAY.

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romper from Boohoo.com, shoes from VillainsSF (Jeffrey Campbell),
hat and blazer thrifted, chain from F21

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One Kings Lane // My Dream Vanity Set

I call this dream vanity set “If Marie Antoinette Were a Flapper.” I found all these items on One Kings Lane, and disclosure: this post is part of their Reflect Your Style campaign! This is a pretty fun assignment where I got to browse the beautiful items on One Kings Lane and put together a dream vanity set from the items they sell, both new and vintage. Needless to say, I found myself gravitating toward the more expensive, vintage items. My favorite piece of this whole collection is that set of nutty 1920s sunbathers. They look jolly, don’t they?

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As my favorite statement mirror, I chose the Sardis Baroque Mirror, which has a nice plum hue to it. I thought it would work well with the very elegant other statement pieces in this setup and add a touch of whimsy! Check out the entire collection and the links on my Polyvore page.

I don’t have much of a vanity in my home. I do my makeup in the bathroom and in my room, my mirror is basically a fixture, not really something I necessarily need. I spend much more time at my desk, which always has to be perfect. But looking at this setup makes me ache for a vanity set like I’m in an old-Hollywood movie! I would have a gorgeous gilt cup with my brushes all fanned out, and my makeup organized in fabric-lined drawers. Instead of the mess I have now:

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Old crap and a plastic fold-up makeup bag. This is so my personality.

This post is the beginning of a week of beauty/hair/makeup posts! A blogger recently asked me about my beauty routine, and while it’s not something I change up very often (I get very stuck in my beauty routine and hardly use new products), I do have some interesting anecdotes I’d like to share. So follow along to read more!

Thanks to One Kings Lane for picking me to participate in this fun activity!