I Love You Forever River Island

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Je T’Aime Fitted Short Sleeve T-Shirt – River Island | White 501 Levis – Shop Future | Lolita Sunglasses – Adam Selman x Le Specs | Kitten Heel Sling Back Sandals – Prada |

I’m so excited to be partnering with one of my favorite brands River Island! For the longest time I was so bummed out to find such incredible pieces but realizing that they were only UK based :(. BUT lucky us, there is now a US site! *Cue applause track. I picked up this adorable tee that reads “I love you forever” in French.

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White Lace

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It’s been getting harder and harder to go shooting on the weekends with so many things going on so unfortunately I am stuck with getting creative in my backyard. The lighting was really spectacular this morning however and gave me a halo effect with all of the back light. I recently purchased a couple of items from 2020Ave that are going to be great not only during this heat wave in So Cal but also during fall. The pieces are very feminine so I will really enjoy pairing them with leather, tweed, and pastels this fall.

I had a request to do a few different looks with these Gap boyfriend jeans and I am trying to fit them in as much as possible! They are so versatile I could wear them everyday. Not to mention I have never felt more freedom in a pair of jeans in my life.

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High Waisted Boyfriend Jeans – Gap Denim(Melrose Trading Post)

Gypsy T Back Tank – 2020Ave

New Look Chase Cut Out Heeled Ankle Boots – ASOS

Black Textures

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Hot weather means all black? Well yes, if it means thin backless tops and crochet shorts. My favorite go-to summer outfit always has some sort of Brandy Melville piece associated with it. I somewhat regret not buying these shorts in white, the crochet detailing was much easier to see on a lighter color but what can I say, I just love black too much! If you haven’t noticed already, these boots are giving me everything right now, and although ASOS lagged by 3 extra days on my shipping it was well worth the wait. These boots will be featured in many of my upcoming posts so be patient while I over wear them!

P.S. My tan lines are still out of control from the X-Games, don’t judge.

Black Halter Top – Brandy Melville

Crochet Shorts – H&M

FIERCE Affirmation Bracelet – BCBGeneration

New Look Chase Cut Out Heeled Ankle Boots – ASOS

Camo & Trousers

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I apologize for the lack of posts. Being sick plus the gloomy weather makes for lazy outfit days and low motivation to take pictures. I have been inspired by all the new fall lookbooks that have been popping up. Trousers and menswear are high on the list of must-haves. I dug around my closet to come up with an interpretation. These Forever21 trousers are not only a great color but has an incredibly comfortable low rise fit. The v-neck is PINK by Victorias Secret, not my first place to look for a soft tee but you come across some fun surprises when you have a gift card to spend! I threw on my oversized camouflage jacket to add a fun print and considering it is made for men, it added that touch of menswear I was looking for. Mixing these neutrals was a lot of fun and although it took me away from my usual “all black everything” I still enjoyed putting it all together. Happy Wednesday!

Glitter Flat Sandals – Zara (SALE)

Trousers – Forever21

Heather Grey V-Neck – PINK by Victorias Secret (Similar)

Camouflage Jacket – DC Shoe Co.

The Leather Mini

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As we start to see Fall approaching I am starting to retire the florals and hire back my leather pieces. I picked up this leather mini over a year ago for a vegas trip. Who would have thought it would have made it mainstream into my everyday wardrobe? Spent the afternoon shopping with my mom and chose my DC tennies to help tone down the skirt a tad. Not everyone considers a tight leather mini something you wear whilst strolling through the mall, plus your feet need some assistance when your digging through racks. This look is a fun play on textures and something I am going to increase on greatly during the fall season. Leather will always maintain a classic look no matter how many trends pass through.

For an evening look, throw on a leather jacket and some red strappy heels!

Leather Mini Skirt – H&M Similar Here & Here

90s Cropped Top – ASOS

Medium Selma Saffiano Satchel – Michael Kors

Sunnies – ZeroUV

Re-Worked Romper

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I am absolutely in love with all of the printed rompers and jumpsuits that I have been seeing as of late. Revolve Clothing has a ton of adorable pieces including a One Teaspoon low back romper that I’m dying to purchase! But one of the difficult things about printed rompers happens to be that it’s blatantly obvious when you re-wear them. Whether it’s to work or a special event, the print usually catches everyone’s attention. While the compliments over cocktails will pour in, the next time your in it, everything’s already been said and done. Especially when you are being photographed (for fashionistas like us) it is a little heart wrenching to see yourself wearing the same outfit twice. Not all of us have the luxury of wearing a piece once (ballin’ on a budget). But alas, no need to fear, here is how I have re-worked my Mango romper to give it a fresh new look and how you can update your rompers too!

The first step is to decide what direction to go in. For myself, I had already used this romper for a more “dressed up” occasion so I grabbed my elongated knit vest I purchased on MEGA SALE from Forever21 years ago. It breaks up the pattern and also makes the look more casual (see dressed up version here). The second step is to change up your shoes and accessories. Since I’m going casual I grabbed my black fedora, glitter Zara sandals, Michael Kors bag, and ZeroUV sunnies. While I was going for a monochrome look, feel free to spice up a black and white romper with some colored kicks or handbag, it will definitely “pump up” your look (Foster the People would agree). Immediately you can see the difference, it’s really refreshing when I know I’m getting good use out of my clothing.

Happy styling!

Medium Selma Saffiano Satchel – Michael Kors

Glitter Flat Sandals – Zara

Open Back Printed Jumpsuit – MANGO (Sale)

Sunnies – ZeroUV

The Cold Shoulder

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First day back in the office after a weekend of casual attire means…I have no idea what to wear. When in doubt, I go for this high waisted pencil skirt. The length is perfect for work while still maintaining my age with a fitted look. This cold shoulder top has been holding a spot in the back of my closet as of late, but it has one of my favorite fits for a blouse. Usually I have trouble with blouses with them being either too heavy, see through, or too stiff and unmanageable to tuck in.

The shoulder cut off gives my work attire a stylish look without appearing too casual. With this skirt being so tight it is near impossible to tuck something into it unless it is fairly short and thin. (No one likes shirt bulge in their bottoms) To take full advantage of the slender silhouette of this skirt I tied the bottom of my top versus buttoning down. You also get a little bit of European holiday flair with it as well don’t you think?

Cold Shoulder Blouse – Similar Here

Grey Marl Double Layer Tube Skirt – TopShop

Laminated High-Heel Sandals with Ankle Strap – Zara (SALE)

FIERCE Affirmation bracelet – BCBGeneration

Overalls & Stripes

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I have been waiting for this outfit since the day I purchased this cropped top almost a year ago. You never realize how hard it is to find the perfect fit of overalls when you are scrounging through the Goodwill racks but it is difficult. Usually the legs are just too big for me. I just got back from Comic Con and was hoping to wear this outfit on my last day (Saturday) but the weather made a drastic shift from sunny and hot to overcast and breezy. Since it didn’t work out in SD I wore it running errands in Anaheim. I love all of the fun combinations I have been doing with these overalls. You can pair them with just about anything and you have a completely different look.

On a side note, I am used to being photographed when I cosplay at Comic Con but ironically I was asked to be photographed on Saturday. Before you say to yourself “well yeah, you were dressed up” note that I wasn’t dressed in costume. The girl actually has a street style blog for San Diego and wanted to include me in her blog. Pretty insane, I tell you, fashion never sleeps.

Striped Cropped Top – Brandy Melville

Overalls – Thrifted

Moto Boots – Hautelook

The Lace Pant

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I can’t get enough of these lace BCBGeneration pants. If you are looking for comfort and style I would highly recommend them, not to mention I got them at a discount on the sale price! I had been yearning for a pair for awhile but either the pants were too thin or just to expensive. These pair are made of a thick enough lace material that I don’t have to fear I’ll ruin them within the first few wears and washes. I went casual with the look by pairing it with my cropped Thrasher top. I am definitely missing the weekend, can you tell? Laying out at the beach anyone?

Lace Bell-Bottom Pant – BCBGeneration

Thrasher Tank Top – Melrose Trading Post

Sunnies – ZeroUV

Criss Cross Cropped

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I would like to take a few minutes to discuss the amazing job that PacSun is doing in rebranding their stores. Their “Golden State of Mind” marketing campaign has brought them back to their roots as a California based retailer with heavy southern California beach babe vibes (for girls at least). Finally they have transitioned from graphic tees and into trendy cut and sew pieces for women. They were incredibly smart to capitalize on Kendall and Kylie Jenner as well, two young girls who are not only influential for their better known siblings (the Kardashians) but also for their modeling and fashion influence on the young girls/women in America. I picked up this cropped top on sale from their last collection. It fits incredibly well and is the perfect price point for young girls working on a weekly allowance (part of PacSuns target audience). I paired them with my thrifted high waisted Levis shorts and Platrane Jeffrey Campbell boots. A true hot California weekend look. Nothing better than throwing on some majorly distressed shorts and a cropped top. My signature outfit when the temp turns up.

Kendall & Kylie Criss Cross Cropped Top – PacSun (SALE)

High Waisted Levis Shorts – Thrifted

Platrane Boots – Jeffrey Campbell

Sunnies – ZeroUV