Fashion, Life, Pin-spiration, Trending

Tassel Accessories for $25 Or Less

Tassel Accessories for 25 and Less

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Growing up in the Southwest, tassels and fringe have always been that little something extra to add to a piece. I’d know, too, when I was back home after a trip once I’d see someone wearing a jacket or a shirt or a pair of boots with some fringe adorning them. It honestly is just something that has always seemed to be a part of that quintessential Southwestern flair when it comes to fashion.

Lately, though, I’ve been seeing it on everyone and everywhere.  From fringe jeans, tops, sarongs, handbags, sandals, necklaces, earrings, and more. It’s crazy to think how something so commonplace for one person becomes all the rage for another due to a “trend”, but that’s fashion for you.

 I will have to say, this is one trend I will wholeheartedly get behind. (Sorry cold shoulder, still warming up to you. *pun intended*)

How are y’all embracing the tassel trend? 

-C

Fashion, Instagram, Life, Outfits

Feels like Summer (Reader Update)

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Hello lovelies!

I know I’ve been quite hit and miss when it comes to posting since having gotten back from my trip to the Pacific Northwest and I apologize for that. Things have been crazy here, but I am currently trying to get back to some semblance of a normal schedule/routine.

Also, it’s really been feeling like summer here in the Houston area. I’ve already worn my white jeans multiple times and have even been able to get out the bikini as well. Crazy stuff–I know.

One brand I’ve come to love recently is Jude Connally and that is because of the saving grace of the moisture wicking material of many of her pieces (like the dress I am wearing above). If there’s one thing that annoys me, it’s when humidity gets my clothes to attack me and luckily that does not happen when you wear Jude Connally.

Have a wonderful Tuesday, y’all!

-C

 

(Dress: Jude Connally (sold out, similar); Wedges: Donald Pliner; Tote, Necklace, & Earrings: J Barton Clothiers)

Photos by Chelsea Chandler

Fashion, Life, Trending, Wednesday Wants

Wednesday Want: Woodland Stroll Poncho Pullover

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With the weather down here going from being in the 40s one day and then the 70s a few days later, it’s hard to figure out what to wear. That is why I love ponchos for bipolar weather!

When the day starts out cold, layer that poncho over a cute shirt and then when it starts to warm up–bye bye poncho! It’s also a great layering piece for when it gets cooler all throughout the day, as it pairs wonderfully with a warm thermal.

Personally, I love this poncho from Anthropologie as the neckline is so lovely, as is the detailing on the bottom and the angled hemline.

-C

 

Life

Springsational Blogs

Oh there have been so so many inspirational images popping up all over the Internet lately. It’s a fact–Spring fashion, food and weather are all just too amazing. Yesterday I spent quite a bit of time in one of my favorite places, Target. Everywhere I looked there were pieces incorporating some of the biggest trends of Spring, such as nautical, brights, stripes, and nature-inspired. Loved seeing trends that I have spotted on blogs in Target, makes me a happy girl!

Considering the Oregonian weather, whenever I have any downtime away from papers and studying you can usually find me carousing my favorite fashion and lifestyle blogs (while also catching up on my favorites shows via Hulu). Of course i’d love to be able to shop at the stores they mention and be able to wear their clothes, who wouldn’t? However, right now I’d much rather have my money go towards my education than pretty clothes(…since that is the logical thing to do). That is the reason why we go to college anyways, to get a degree and then a nice paying job that lets us buy such nice things(:

For all those dreamers out there like myself, I give you ten of my favorite fashion and lifestyle blogs that you should totally check out. You can thank me later for this 😉


A Lacey Perspective

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http://alaceyperspective.com

This Time Tomorrow

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http://thistimetomorrow-krystal.blogspot.com

Eat Sleep Wear

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http://eatsleepwear.com

Cupcakes and Cashmere 

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http://cupcakesandcashmere.com

Simply Southern

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http://www.simplysouthern.org

One Fine Day

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http://smittenandswell.blogspot.com

Cheetah is the New Black

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http://www.cheetahisthenewblack.com

Classy Girls Wear Pearls

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http://www.classygirlswearpearls.com

Karla’s Closet 

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http://www.karlascloset.com

My Style Pill

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http://www.mystylepill.com

Each and every one of these blogs is so lovely. I also especially admire the women behind them for their individual takes on trends and how they incorporate them into their style. Now, even though I only listed the ten above does not mean that there aren’t many more out there that are just as lovely. Do you have any specific blogs that you visit on a daily basis? (:

Have a wonderful weekend y’all!

Life, Trending

Spring is starting to show her face!

Exciting news y’all, yesterday it got up to 65 degrees here in Central Oregon! The sun was out and so were practically all who live on campus. Sadly, it is supposed to be raining this weekend for a good portion; though this does not dismay me, since I have to be inside anyways writing a paper and working on a environmental project.

Inspired by yesterday’s and today’s amazing weather, I have been doing some online searching for some clothes and apartment accessories to revitalize my wardrobe and living space. From all the blogs and fashion magazines I read I can say there are some major trends out there that i’d love to embrace. Below are the ones that really caught my attention. (:

Pink

American Apparel Bubble Gum Jeans

Flower Print

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H&M dress

Anthropologie Just Picked Recipe Cards

Bright Color

Espejoa Mini Dress from Anthropologie

Silk Sunny Yellow Blooms Throw Pillow from Etsy

Lady-like

Lipsy Dress with Cut Out Back from Asos

Paris is Always A Good Idea Hemp pillow from Etsy

Mint

Mint Open Back Sweater and Jeans from Zara

Sporty

The Most-loved Yoga Pant from Victorias Secret

Heather Black Nike Oregon Block Slim FIT Tee from UO Duck Store

Have a wonderful weekend!!!