good morning

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photography by: david wai

No, I do not live by the beach. However, I do live by a creek! Living in Ohio, there is an abundance of two things for sure; flat lands and lame rivers. Regardless, I still got to enjoy a beautiful day lounging near the water and embracing the breezy weather. Here I am wearing a body con dress layered over with a basic slouchy tee. The print of the dress is reminiscent of 80′s abstract pastel art, which is totally awesome at times. Mix that with a shirt with a scene of the 60′s to make it doubly awesome.

wearing (product links highlighted)

dress: zara

t-shirt: zara

shoes: vans for madewell

jewlery: francesca’s

simplee casual

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photography by: david wai

Don’t you wish you could sleep in your clothes for the next day and be ready in a jiffy? Well, this shift dress by Madewell is alllmooossttt sleepable. But, for your casual Monday, it’ll do. Detailed with pindots over a soft silky material, this dress is the perfect way to be effortlessly ready. Wear this flowy dress with some cuffed skinnies and leather ankle boots for your lazy Monday.

details (clickable links)

dress: madewell

boots: j.crew (similar here)

Winter neutrals

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photography by: David Wai

Brrrr, it’s still FREEZING outside! Just because its cold, doesn’t mean you have to slack on style. Stand out this winter with your favorite winter coat! My coat of choice, is this white one from zara. The lines of this zara coat is so chic! Pair it off with a cream turtle neck for extra warmth, and slip into some leather skinnies for that slick look. I kept the shoes neutral to complete the outfit. Currently, I’m loving these tan booties from Dolce Vita.

coat: zara

turtleneck: zara

faux leather pants: topshop

booties: Dolce Vita

Flannel Away Sustainably!

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Photography by: David Wai

I love semi tom-boyish looks! It’s so comfy! The flannel wrap and acid wash jeans grunges up the look. But for me, I try to keep things girly by putting on over the top necklaces and sky high heels. Now, aside from the look, can we talk about how awesome that this flannel is ORGANIC???

Love this organic cotton plaid flannel wrap from Alternative Apparel! This is my first purchase with Alternative Apparel, and I am thoroughly pleased! As a business, Alternative Apparel is committed in bringing fashion through socially responsible and eco conscious ways. What that means is that Alternative Apparel chooses to follow ethical guidelines to improve the quality of life of their vendors. These guidelines include fair wages, health and safety, elimination of forced and child labor etc. On top of that, all their pieces are made with organic cotton, recycled polyester and/or man made fibers derived from sustainable materials. So, you can feel good about being good to people and to mother earth!

organic plaid flannel wrap: alternative apparel (now on sale!)

top: h&m

bottoms: h&m

shoes: tophop, Brown or Black

shine necklace: abercrombie

Pretty in pink

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This look was shot in cold December, right in the hub of the holiday season. I know the season is over (boooo), but I’m still feeling the whimsy spirit of the holidays. And so, this look is my reflection of all things cheerful and sweet.

Built around a 50′s inspired silhouette, the modest quarter length sleeve top and the below-the-knee circle skirt gives the body a womanly shape. The silhouette in combination with the pale pinks, the sapphire blues create an innocently delicate feel; reminiscent of snow white. The top is speckled with small poms and subtle sequins. And my favorite piece is truly the rose patterned skirt detailed with all that tutu fluff!!!!

top+skirt: anthropologie

pumps: sam edelman (Old)

umbrella: totes

collar necklace: chloe+isabel

tattered

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Photography by David Wai

I want to pretend that I stumbled upon this dress in some old raggedy attic. But of course, I bought it at Free People. What I love about this lace dress is the muted rose color and the antique vibe it gives off. The dress mocks a tattered feel with the delicate lace and varying lengths on the bottom of the skirt. I added a leather jacket with my distressed black leather Jeffrey Campbell Lita that I purposely ruined in the mud. (Not really, but it worked out). Finally, finished off the look with an with a multi-chained brass colored statement necklace.

 dress: Free People 
jacket: zara (Old)
shoes: Jeffrey Campbell
necklace: Chloe+Isabel