H&M always catches me by surprise at the most random times. I went in looking for a mesh jersey top and came out with this acid washed print skater dress. This was one of those pieces that I didn’t have to contemplate buying. The length and fit are perfect for work and pairing it with my H&M leather jacket and GoJane booties let me add a little edge. I love skater dresses and their ability to make you feel sexy yet girly at the same time. I attribute it to the whole tight on top and flowy on bottom. I would highly recommend grabbing one for an evening out during the summer months.
Acid Wash Skater Dress – H&M
Studded Booties – GoJane
Leather Jacket – H&M
I seem to go through phases in my wardrobe, lately I’ve leaned towards a more professional demeanor. Today I brought myself back to my grungy roots with my favorite army green jacket. I still maintained a girlish vibe with my new Zara glitter flats. I absolutely adore them and they are surprisingly the most comfortable flats I own.
Glitter Flat Sandals – Zara
Skater Skirt – Cotton On
Selma Saffiano Satchel – Michael Kors
Green Army Jacket – Cotton On
It’s been a hectic week already but I managed to finally see The Great Gatsby. The costumes, sets and overall cinematography was astounding. Not to mention what great choices for actors and actresses, ahem, Leo. Really brings me back to my high school days. I brought out my Romeo and Juliet Couture dress I purchased from Crossroads Trading a few years back to help me channel the 1920s.
Lunch Bag Purse – Zara
Dress – Crossroads Trading
Such an amazing day out in Southern California, Nick and I attempted to visit the Aquarium of the Pacific but road closures turned us towards Seal Beach instead. There is such a rad small city vibe from this beach town and there were plenty of places to shoot. Sorry for all of the various backgrounds but hey why settle for just one spot! I have been wearing these TopShop riding pants just about everywhere and decided to pair them with my TopShop bustier for a sleek 80s vibe.
Ponte Side Stripe Tregging – TopShop
Sunnies – ZeroUV
Studded Boots – GoJane
Bustier Top – TopShop
Statement Necklace – Forever21
Crazy prints, fitted, high waisted bottoms, and bustiers are on my mind right now.
And when we all thought floral prints were out. I absolutely love the “Tommy Bahama” prints that have been circulating as of late. I have always been a huge fan of Hawaiian t-shirts (maybe because I am part Hawaiian?) and the automatic feeling of laying out on a beach when your wearing them. I get the same vibe from this skirt I purchased from Cotton On. Seemed to also match the 90 degree weather for the day. Time to plan a trip to somewhere tropic I’d say.
Skirt – Cotton On
Lita’s – Jeffrey Campbell
Denim Jacket – Forever 21
Sunnies – ZeroUV
I scrounged up this top a few weeks ago after losing it in one of my drawers. It is such a treat to find gems like this in your own closet! I purchased it for a steal at H&M after being inspired by an image on Tumblr of a beautiful lace camisole. It is almost identical to the one I am wearing here. I decided to pair my new sporty tube socks from American Apparel with a more feminine touch of lace that can be found both in my camisole and my kimono. Hope everyone had a great Mother’s Day weekend!
Lace Kimono – Urban Renewal
Lace Camisole – H&M
Tube Socks – American Apparel
Platrane Boot – Jeffrey Campbell
High Waisted Shorts – Thrifted
Printed pants have been on my mind and all over Tumblr as of late. It really gives a fun little kick to your work wardrobe. I have the difficult task of dressing according to certain guidelines at work. I was immediately attracted to these pants after a visit to H&M. For trousers they fit me perfectly, not too big and not too fitted (normally everything is oversized). The print gives a little edge without going off the path of “work appropriate”. For a more casual look I’d love to pair these pants with a fun neon tank once summer gets closer!
Printed Trousers – H&M
Strappy Heels –
Black boyfriend blazer – H&M
Medium Selma Saffiano Satchel – Michael Kors
I’ve been very intrigued by the “sporty” fashion trend I seem to be finding in stores like TopShop and online at NastyGal. Might explain my strange attraction to mesh jerseys lately. Almost unknown to my subconscious I put this outfit together before heading to the office. While I traded out this American Apparel wind breaker for a blazer later in the day it really helped pull the whole sports inspired look together. Not to mention my absolute favorite riding pants I purchased from TopShop. I not only can get away with wearing these at work but they are the most comfortable high waisted pants I have ever worn. The white stripes on the side give this look exactly what it needs, that 80s sport vibe.
Minnie Mouse snapback was also placed in for some additional fun
Red Wind Breaker – American Apparel
Ponte Side Stripe Treggings – TopShop
Minnie Mouse Snapback – Disneyland
This past weekend I celebrated May 4th, also known as Star Wars day, with my Blackmilk leggings and Ewok backpack. Even better, it was also free comic book day! Nerds unite!
Vapor Moto Jacket – UNIF
Artoo & Threepio Leggings – Blackmilk Clothing
Platrane Boots – Jeffrey Campbell
Sunnies – ZeroUV