Vested

Vested

The Fashion Medley | VestedIvory tailored vest H&M (similar here & here) // black camisole top Topshop (similar here & here) // black jersey asymmetrical wrap  skirt Zara (similar here & here) // black sandals Zara (similar here & here)

BTW forget about the vest; I’ve found a magical recipé to (looking like you have) long, lean legs. You take one ounce of an asymmetrical wrap skirt that covers one of your legs all the while baring the other one all, add a drop of drape detail to prevent the stretchy jersey fabric from looking tacky, season with a summer vest if you have wide thighs like mine and serve with an elongating pair of pumps or sandals. Fair warning: it’s gonna be hard to go back to flats after this.

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Making Peace with Curls

Making Peace with Curls

natural curly hair2Newsflash: like %80 of straight (looking) haired women out there, I too have natural, crazy curly hair. Though it’s not like Lorde curly, not dreamy, making every single straight haired girl jealous curly. It’s one part SJP one part bad morning hair curly so it was hard to make peace with my curls, still is. Lately I’ve been trying Kevin Murphy Motion Lotion  but after so many years being a slave to hair straighteners, can’t seem to be able to let go. If only they could look half as good as this ^.

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Summer Burrito

Summer Burrito

The Fashion Medley | Summer BurritoWhite frill hem dress Need Supply (similar here & here) // kimono used as a wrap H&M (similar here) // black lace up flat sandals Kurt Geiger (similar here & here)

Dresses, along with bags, are the least favorite items in my wardrobe. I don’t like the idea of wearing something someone else has already decided exactly how I should wear, so years ago I got into the habit of wrapping kimonos, cardigans or what have you around my too girly or too bland dresses to make them more personal. It’s better to be a burrito than a plate of rice.

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Baguette is Back

Baguette is Back

baguette diamond ringI’ve never thought about my engagement ring before I was asked the question, I never had a dream “cut” or stone just like I never thought about the venue or flowers so I still don’t know the difference between a princess cut and an asscher cut (if you’re as clueless as me, here is a little help) and the first thing I thought about when I heard the word “baguette” was a delicious piece of bread. Turns out, it had a little more to offer…

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