Top Shop Crop Top, Top Shop Midi, Charlotte Russe shoes, Urban Sandals
Well, I’m home in America! And while it may be 100 degrees outside, my London attitude still dominates my closet. Although most Arizonans opt for minimal clothing in the summer, I’ve found retrp midi-skirts to be my best friend. I welcomed the extra length as an alternative to the micro-micro skirts usually seen around the city. Plus they protect my legs from hot leather car seats and the scorching rays outside.
I think I’m starting to get a hold on this summer dressing thing 😉
Forever 21 Top, Urban Bralette, V&A Museum Cuff, Charlotte Russe Skirt, ASOS Boots, Primark Bag
Dinner parties are always my favorite occasions to dress for because they’re my chance to try out a new look or test some new shoes I’m too afraid to commit a full day to. In this case, it was a chance to premiere a tanktop without a jacket (crazy I know). But after a long winter of coats and layers, this was a BIG deal for me. Needless to say I was reminded how much I love spring weather. Lucky for me, this is the first dinner occasions of many as my friends and I end our semester abroad and prepare our final hurrahs. I suppose they’re really just more opportunities to play dressup in the city.
Confession time, I have no idea how to dress for summer. That’s suuuuper embarrassing for a desert rat to admit seeing as warm weather occupies 90% of Arizona’s climate. But after moving to a cold city like London, I realized how much I love tights, coats and scarves. In fact I still found myself reaching for pants and sweaters these last few mornings. In fact, as summer weather approaches, I’ve started venturing to my roommates’ closets for outfit inspiration. You can thank Makenna for this beautiful gypsy gown. It’s flowy fit was the perfect way to wander through London’s Spanish Food Festival. I’m in love, and may never give it back.
I’ve always had a thing for suspenders (especially on guys), but was never sure how to pull them off. Ever since I picked this skirt up from H&M, I haven’t been able to take it off. I love dressing it up with heels, moto books, even just knee high socks and a pair of comverse. Plus I couldn’t pass up the chance to play Dutch in the Keukenhof Tulip Gardens!
H&M Sweatshirt, Charlotte Russe Skirt, Target Socks, ASOS Booties
Sweatshirts and I have never really gotten along. They’re so comfortable to wear, but I always feel like a giant blob whenever I throw one on. Perhaps it’s my inner Arizonan acting completely dumbfounded that they could actually be fashionable! But I found experimenting with proportions and shape was the key to offsetting the boxy look of such a big shirt.
Free People Bandeau, Sparkle and Fade Shrug, H&M Skirt, Target Shoes, Urban Headband, Urban Glasses
Spring is in the air! Though the weather can’t seem to make up its mind over here, we’re starting to see warmer days. After months heavy of coats and layers it felt nice to throw on a breezy maxi outfit for a change . It made for a perfect day of lounging and twirling in the park with friends.
Meet Jami; the cutest, spunkiest bundle of sunshine to ever live. Although she’s normally behind the camera, today she stepped in front for a change (check out her blog here). She’s one of those lucky people who can pull of any look and make a sweatshirt and denim jacket combo look like a million bucks. Today’s ensemble was no exception, and I couldn’t pass up the chance to feature such a beautiful damask piece.
Street Vendor Hat, Vendor Shirt, Nordstrom Blazer, Forever 21 Pants, ASOS shoes
I’ve never considered myself a T shirt and jeans kind of girl, but I’ve still yearned for a way to pull off the look tastefully. Offsetting a basic graphic shirt with some leather pants and structured hat did just the trick. Plus a pair of dark lips are always a safe bet for me.