5 days of aos: simpleechic

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photography by: david wai

So excited to kick off day one of #5daysofAOS! I have recently partnered up with Articles of Society to bring you 5 days of incredible styling featuring these AOS Mya Teal Skinny Jeans.

Those who are not new to my blog know that I love to dabble in a little color. How fun is this amazing shade of teal? If you’re in the mood for an affordable jean to update your spring wardrobe, this would be the one! For me, I styled these jeans colorfully but kept it soft and feminine with softer pastels on top. OBSESSED? Try on a colorful jean this spring to achieve that standout style!

To view more looks featuring the Mya Teal, head over to the following blogs for the remainder days of #5daysofAOS!  sensible stylista, Fashionably Kay, Ambiguously Me, Instant Milk

 

wearing (product links highlighted)

Mya Teal Jeans: articles of society

top: ASTR Ruffle Hem Camisole

blazer: h&m (similar)

trains across the sea

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photography by: david wai

I recently accidentally stumbled upon this abandoned warehouse decorated with local artwork on the south side of downtown Columbus. I was rather intrigued by the graffiti art and to whom it was paying homage to. Turns out, Train’s Across the Sea is a song written by the Silver Jew’s in the early 90′s.

I looked up the song and I think it’s a pretty morbid. There’s a man who dreams of trains across the sea where there are “no troubles on the line.” Instead his life passes by and he lives as if there is no worth in it, like a series of boredom and bad events has created an apathetic attitude. I think passion is such a scary thing to lose, whether it’s a strong love or intense hate, it moves you towards a goal. So kids, make those choices that will drive you forward. Live with passion so you don’t become victim to apathy, live the life you will be happy with.

Anyways, here’s my outfit. (I wear this pleated maxi almost every day.)

wearing

faux leather jacket: zara (old)

lyke minded pleat maxi skirt: nordstrom

multi chained rosary: free people

blooming princess

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photography by: david wai

If I could dress causally fancy everyday, this is exactly how I would do it! To dress it up, simply accessories your jewelry for more formal occasions. To wear it more casually, dress it down by throwing over a denim or leather jacket. Since it’s still a little chilly out, I wore my Dolce Vita nude booties. However, when the weather warms up I can’t wait to pair this dress with some gladiator sandals or some strappy wedges.

details

free people maxi dress: nordstrom

alex and ani bracelets: nordstrom (initials + trapeze)

dolce vita booties: nordstrom

flower headband: asos

savvy girl

Want to know every trendy girls secret spot? It’ll come to no surprise, but I will tell you! As of late, Nordstrom’s Savvy department has been my GO TO spot for the latest trends. If you haven’t jumped on this yet, you must!

Why shop at Savvy?

1. Relevant trends
Nordstrom Savvy has become a fast breeding ground for relevant trends for that modern woman. I’M OBSESSED WITH EVERYTHING!!!

3. FAST and NOW
The merchandise is fresh from the runway with fast moving inventory.

2. Accessible Prices
You won’t leave Nordstrom’s with a empty wallet or leaving depressed that you could not afford that new Alexander Wang shirt! Stop by Savvy and you’ll walk away with head turning pieces for less than $100!

4. That legendary customer service
Ya’ll know about that hassle free return policy. But also, shop with the friendliest and most fashionable people in town! They really do go above and beyonndddd to ensure that you get your best shopping experience and always walk away feeling amazingggg.

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photography by: david wai

Today, I am highlighting these new pieces from Nordstrom’s Savvy department as I blow bubbles around the city. It’s an adorable, but super sleek outfit for my downtown adventures. The baby blue skirt has been one of my favorite purchases. Made from a luxurious faux leather material, it creates a perfect balance of movement and structure. For the top, I kept things simple with a textured white cropped tee. 

Go on, don’t be shy. I know you’ll be obsessed with Savvy as well. Visit your local Nordstrom to see all the latest trends in person or browse through the website though the links below!

details 

glamorous textured crop top: nordstrom

ASTR faux leather skirt: nordstrom (now $34.98!)

sam edelman ollie t-strap pump: nordstrom

bag: forever 21