Rust Cross Front Blouse

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Rust Blouse with Side Tie – Just One Answer | Ultra High Rise Levis – RE/Done Denim | Laven Lace Up Kitten Heel Sandal – Jessica Buurman | Vanessa Straw Boater Hat – Urban Outfitters | The Wild Gift Sunglasses – CrapEyewear |

Blogging definitely has it’s ups and downs. There are days where I’m so inspired and am loving what I’m wearing, and of course days where I have something in mind whether outfit based, location based or creative direction based that just doesn’t work out. Today was one of those days where I had a long day at work and had to be creative after the fact. The sun was setting (quickly) and it was one of those moments where no matter where I stood I felt like I wasn’t getting the kind of shot I was looking for.

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Deep V Bodysuit

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Eye Candy V Neck Ribbed Bodysuit – PoshSquare | Distressed Levi’s – Thrifted (Similar) | Get Used To It Black Strappy Heel – LaModa | Grey Fuzzy Coat – Lush Clothing

Spicing up some distressed denim with a deep v-neck bodysuit and some strappy heels. I love how this look can so easily be pulled together for an easy day to night transition.

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Styling: Mesh Jersey Edition

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There’s no doubt that jersey tops and tees are trending and I have been having the most difficult time finding one that was within my budget. I found a few from TopShop that really caught my eye but I wanted to go a more traditional route with a mesh jersey material versus a cotton tee. Cue H&M to come out with this amazing white mesh jersey top. I love its minimalism and colors! I paired it with my favorite thrifted acid wash Levi’s shorts and boyfriends thrifted plaid button up, tied around my waist of course. So glad I chose to shoot this look on the hottest day we have seen in weeks.

I can’t forget to mention these amazing new sunnies that ZeroUV graciously sent to me! They are definitely going to become my new staple shades for this summer. I highly recommend checking them out, they have such a wide range of styles for really really good prices.

Mesh Jersey Top – H&M

Acid Wash High Waisted Shorts – Thrifted

Sneakers – DC Women’s

Retro Sunnies – ZeroUV

Simple Saturday

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It was a really busy weekend, what better way to utilize some new Brandy Melville duds when you’ve got tons of errands to run on a sunny So Cal day. Although the outfit is pretty simple it is my standard go-to when I’m at a loss for what to wear. I’m obsessed with this new Brandy sweater, its lightweight and extremely soft. I have been looking for a long enough sweater to pair with some of my printed leggings and this turned out to be the perfect fit.

Sweater – Brandy Melville

High Waisted Shorts – Thrifted

Knee High Socks – Urban Outfitters

Shoes – Jeffrey Campbell

Mute Afternoon

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This weekend flew by, Saturday I attended my first hockey game with my family and boyfriend. One of the sports I actually enjoy watching I’ve realized. Unfortunately the weekend didn’t leave much room to shoot looks, my usual photographer (boyfriend) and I had a few separate plans that got in the way. No need to fear though, that’s another one of the reasons I absolutely adore Instagram. It gives you the ability to keep up with posting outfit looks without having to set aside time to go shooting at a cool location. Just one quick little snap and edit here and there and you’ve got yourself another addition to your personal look book. Instagram is by far my favorite method of social media (aside from blogs of course) because of it’s ability to communicate via images. I am a very visual person and of course fashion is all about having vision. Instagram is the perfect outlet to express yourself whether it is having cohesive edits to your images, having a theme (fashion, cars, etc) or just expressing who you are as a person. Following fashion bloggers and retailers on Instagram has proven almost as good as flipping through the pages of a magazine. When I look for style inspiration I want it fast, quick, and constant, exactly what Instagram provides.

Enough chatter about Instagram though, Sunday I traveled to Downtown Fullerton, CA for some shopping. My favorite sunglasses broke in my purse and I was on a mad hunt to find some new ones. Although I came out unsuccessful I did manage to grab a Sting distressed tee by Chaser. The weather was said to be around 66 degrees but when the wind died down and the sun came out it actually became a little too warm for my Unif faux fur jacket. What I love most about this look is that its one of my most casual and comfortable go-to outfits. The jacket is what really pulls it all together to make it look slightly less edgy and a little more funky. Not to mention my new Jeffrey Campbell’s that came in the mail two days prior!

UNIF Patched Faux Fur Jacket – Unif

Tank Top – Brandy Melville

High Waist-ed Shorts – Thirfted

Socks – Urban Outfitters

Platrane Boot Jeffrey Campbell

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