Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Outfit Post: A New Beginning

Zara French Bulldog Print Blouse (old - last seen here)
AG Jeans "The Legging Ankle" in Basket Weave Gray Print
Olivia + Joy Cassidy Colorblock Handbag c/o Lucky FABB
Vintage Sunnies || Vintage Earrings (gifted from my Aunt) || Caravelle by Bulova Rose Gold Watch c/o LuckyFABB 2012 || Stella & Dot Foundation Bracelet c/o Katie Cramer
I'm baaaack! Sorry for the little [planned] hiatus. I think I am experiencing what we can call a "Quarter Life Crisis." And don't mock it - because it definitely exists. It's been quite a transition from the West Coast to Raleigh.. and I'm still in the middle of it! I miss our friends and mile-bike ride to the beach. I miss the weather (this humidity is killing me!) and I miss our church. I did a little bit of moping around the apartment for the last 30 days...
But I had an amazing meeting Monday that kind of snapped me out of my funk (at least for the moment) Don't you just love getting inspired? It's like a flood of happiness, adrenaline and scariness all at the same time. Which is probably why my smile is as big as it is in these pictures!
I love mixing prints and I thought these 2 pieces really worked together! And I'll tell you why. The sheer top coupled with the light colored printed jean compliment each other so well. It's important when mixing prints to find at least 1 similar hue because this will help tie them together. But I had to inject a little bit of fun and whimsy - so I paired it with my new colorblock handbag. Also does anyone else feel slightly better with a tan? Maybe it's just me...
Don't forget to check in to see if you won any of the items from my "Thank You" giveaways! Happy Wednesday!


  1. DYING over your outfir, seriously you are so dang cute! I want my hair color just like yours too. Your blog is adorable! Can't wait to keep reading!

  2. Great outfit and love your blouse. Also you have such a beautiful hair.

  3. Love the print on those pants and your ombre is rockin! Makes me want to get mine redone :) Super cute outfit!

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  4. Love the outfit! that blouse is darling! If you get a chance, please link this up to my WHAT WE WORE party:

  5. 1. Love this look 2. Need to get together


  6. love those two prints together. adorable!

  7. i love your mixed prints!! This outfit is so fun!

    and I live in Raleigh too!!! :) i'm sure that's a big adjustment. I'm co-hosting a blogger meetup in Raleigh on July 26 and I would love for you to come!


  8. Gorgeous outfit! Love those pants and the color mix!
    Great blog x

  9. Love the bulldog blouse and the pattern mixing!


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