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This week I’m dreaming of summer skirts, specifically these flowy midi skirts. It’s still a bit too cold for these here since I think they are best worn with bare legs (ie. not the black tights that I still can’t give up for the season). This look can easily go dowdy so be sure to pair them with cropped or tucked-in tops and a belt for good measure. Plus don’t forget the ever important flat shoe! I love how the girls above have worn them, for example. With a heel they look a bit too 1950s housewife for my taste (though I get that that can be a good thing too). Anyway, here are a few good ones but I really love the denim Zara one! Might just have to pick it up.
1 – button front midi
2 – denim midi
3 – Urban Renewal Neon Blossom
4 – green full midi skirt
5 – Paul and Joe Tessy pleated cotton
6 – ASOS Midi Skirt In Camo Jacquard
I’m a devoted skinny jeans girl and by this point it’s been years since I’ve worn anything else. So maybe it’s time for a switch up? (Haha.) Anyway, lately I’ve been seeing cute girls about town in boyfriend jeans, so much so that they’ve begun to percolate in my head. Usually in magazines and fashion blogs, I see these styled with super high heels. That is a cute look of course but where do I ever go wearing heels and jeans at the same time? So these photos of girls wearing them with oxfords or brogues are where it’s at for me. Tomboy for life.
1 – Current/Elliott
2 – Zara
3 – Maison Scotch
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I thought this was just my obsession but it seems the fashion world is agreeing with me. Marble prints are having a moment right now. They are black and white and kind of reminiscent of tie dye, so they are perfect for casual summer wear. When I saw this Phillip Lim 3.1 geode print, I totally swooned. I mean, how gorgeous is that print? Nature doesn’t make mistakes, right? (And on that note now I am wondering why it’s so common to wear flower print but stone print still seems so unusual.) But this is all proof that marble print works in all forms – even on shoes and tote bags.
1 – Jeffrey Campbell ankle boot in gray
2 – Iceberg marble print clutch
3 – Wood Wood Berdine Shorts in Marble Camo Print
4 – Proenza Schouler marble jeans
5 – marble sweater
6 – marbled shopper
7 – Phillip Lim 3.1 sleeveless top
8 – Robert Rodriguez Carrara dress in white
Birkenstocks are forever burdened with their hippie beginnings. But these days they seem to be the perfect companion for the looks I’ve been favoring. When paired with simple skinny jeans or pants and a leather jacket, they become a sculptural accessory.
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In recent months, I have turned back into my New Age-y self complete with tarot cards, tons of incense and an ever-growing crystal obsession. I wear a quartz around my neck at all times and I usually have a few stashed in my purse to boot. Fortunately, there are places to get them these days that aren’t from some strange hippie shop. I’ll be sticking to my quartz for the time being, but it’s always good to know where to get an upgrade.
1 – raw pink quartz earrings
2 – unearthen aras cuff
3 – Pythagoras earrings from While Odin Sleeps
4 – netting crystal cage necklace
5 – Unearthen black tourmaline
6 – Rachel Zoe cut drop earrings
7 – Wormholes from While Odin Sleeps
8 – crystal point necklace