Summer Festival

Excuse my serious/mean look in the first picture, I was caught off guard. It was a wear my hair to the side casual kind of day. This outfit was inspired by all the festival look books that many of the retailers have in honor of the upcoming Coachella festival. I put together a lot of simple items that you can stay cool in while the sun is beating down on you. 

I am a huge vest fan. Vests will never go out of style for me. There are so many different styles and ways you can wear them. It is a great addition to any outfit. I especially love the color of this one! Very spring bright! I have vintage jewelry on that I have acquired over time from many different places. They are bold and very "tribal urban." My boots are fabulous and I rarely wear them! It was time to bring them out for this season. I am loving all of the 'booties' that are coming out this season. Perfect to wear with shorts, skirts, or dresses. I am really loving Steve Madden's selection. I am jealous of all of those going to Coachella. Unfortunately, I will not be there, but will live enviously through all the Facebook posts. I hope you are inspired for your summer festival look!

Dress: American Apparel
Vest: Vintage
Boots: LF Robertson
Jewelry: Vintage
Bag: H&M



Vintage with a Twist

I am not a big polka dot wearing girl, but this skirt was hard to resist. I have been on the lookout for a sheer "high-low" skirt, and I finally found it! I was iffy about these skirts, but I have realized how gorgeous and funky these skirts are. A cute way to show off your legs while keeping that flowy glam look. The polka dots aren't too big or small; they are just right. Crazy how even the smallest details like the size of the dot matters, but it is a huge deal. LOL

I thought I would accessorize with classic colors. I love the black and white combo with a hint of red, very 50's. I love the belt's clasp very detailed and unique. I am usually a gold and bold jewelry wearer, but silver was perfect with the belt. I am wearing my taupe wedges because wedges are great for the summer. This was one of my favorite shoots because the skirt was so flowy and fun to work with! I hope everyone enjoys it!

Shirt: H&M
Skirt: Vintage
Belt: Vintage
Wedges: Forever 21
Jewelry: Forever 21



Adventures on Melrose

I just thought I would share a few photos from my last trip to Melrose Avenue in Los Angeles, CA. It is only about a 40 minute drive without traffic for me and it is well worth the drive. Even if you don't find great items at the thrift shops, there are great restaurants and fun independent coffee shops everywhere. It was a beautiful day to thrift shop and hit the West Hollywood area. I love Melrose because of the great thrift shops. My favorite shop is Wasteland. It has theee best selection of vintage items and new designs such as Dolce Vita, Mink Pink and more! I found some great items that you will see in future outfit posts :]
The outfit I chose to wear on this sunny, warm day is very simple. I was feeling very Zoey Deschannel, again. This dress is from H&M and I love the style. The cat designs topped this dress off with cuteness. I love any animal print ;). I am wearing my vintage style shoes because they just went so well with the dress! My mint cross-body bag was purchased at a thrift shop a few months ago, and I love it to death! It just doesn't have enough room for my everyday essentials, sadly. Don't you hate that!?! LOL.
After a day of shopping and walking, I ended it with a perfect Spanish Latte from Urth Caffe. If you are ever in the area, check it out! It is pretty small and busy, so be ready to wait in line for a while. It is so worth it! I had a yummy organic oatmeal cookie along with the latte. They have the best treats, and everything is organic and fresh :] I hope everyone gets a chance to visit.

Dress: H&M
Shoes: Bakers
Purse: Unknown
Sunglasses: Urban Outfitters



Retro Summer Look

Retro Summer Look

Belted dress
£25 -

Jeffrey Campbell high heels
€169 -

Amrita singh jewelry
$100 -

Wet Seal plastic bangle
$8.50 -

Topshop scarve
$32 -

Straw hat
£23 -

Day & Night

Day & Night

Alexander McQueen sheer blouse
$1,320 -

Markus Lupfer knit sweater
$333 -

Motel crop top
£22 -

Black vest
299 SEK -

Mango sheer maxi skirt
£35 -

Christian Louboutin high heels
$845 -

Black heels
$142 -

Vivienne Westwood leather handbag
$885 -

Chanel chain bracelet
£485 -

VeraMeat double finger ring
$110 -

Chic Grunge

This was a short photoshoot to show off some great new bags for Trend Essentials. I thought instead of posting all of the photos just show off the top 3 bags that I fell in love with. An extra picture of my absolute LOVE.. the Melie Bianco studded satchel. Isn't it gorgeous?! I love the black that can go with anything, and the studs that give it a nice edge to it. The other lovely clutches are Urban Expressions: Lilly Clutch and Chelsea clutch. Of course I chose a couple of bright bags for spring/ summer, but I thought i'd throw in a neutral chic bag in there too.
The oufit worn with these bags was my chic grunge kind of look. If anyone remembers the show Clarissa Explains it all, I felt this was definitely one of her looks. The tights and shorts worn with my combat style boots is a great look that is really trendy right now. My leather bomber jacket I have had for a couple of years and it never gets old! I am wearing a great Beatles shirt I bought from the LOVE show in Las Vegas. That show is a must see! It will blow you away.

I hope everyone enjoys this look and is inspired!

Jacket: Urban Outfitters
Shorts: American Apparel
Tights: American Apparel
Boots: Forever 21
Jewelry: Forever 21



Delicate Daisy

Yes, another Spring colorful outfit. It was such a beautfiul day out! This was a very Zoey Deschannel inspired outfit. Bright colors and delicate pieces all in one outfit. I am a huge Zoey fan and loooove that I can see her in her adorable outfits every week on one of my fave shows The New Girl. Anyone else out there a Zoey or New Girl fan??
I love the idea of mixing up colors that are not usually paired together. Like my Orange and Teal combo going on here. The orange/salmon spots are gorgeous for Spring, and YES, I do love ruffles. Although I have a love of ruffles, you CAN go wrong with them. Too much ruffles and ruffles in the wrong places is def a fashion NO-NO. 
Besides the elaborate top, I am wearing one of my favorite colors, teal. Also, my cutsie vintage style shoes. The wonderful clutch I have is an Urban Expressions bag with amazing detailing. It has a great quilted design and a cute little tassel. What more could you ask for in a bag :]

I hope everyone is inspired and enjoys!

Top: Forever 21
Skirt: Urban Outfitters
Bag: Urban Expressions 
Shoes: Bakers
Jewelry: Forever 21



Leopard and Leather

After my weekend break, I am finally back, and in a fierce fashion mood. I felt the need to wear these ravishing boots. They are a great addition to any outfit, really. They give the outfit the high fashion chic look that can be worn at a club or strolling down melrose ave. They may look awkward and uncomfortable, but I could wear these all day, blister free! I don't know how Steve Madden did it, but these gorgeous boots are just right. 

It was a sunny and cool spring day which allowed me to wear this great faux leather jacket. I absolutely love the collar and motorcycle style it has. Underneath, I am wearing a spring must have, a sheer cropped button up. Orange and leopard is one of my favorite combinations. Leopard and any bright color really, but I am definitely feeling orage lately. Black jeans and a simple black cross-body bag finished off this outfit along with my large oval rings. 

I hope everyone enjoyed and is inspired for the day!

Jacket: Forever 21
Blouse: Forever 21
Pants: Urban Outfitters
Boots: Steve Madden
Purse: H&M
Jewelry: Forever 21
Sunglasses: Ray Bans