Friday, June 5, 2015

Dressing for Mercury Retrograde

^^^This week's uniform ^^^
It seems like sometime every spring / summer I go through a kitschy retro phase where I wanna dress like a modern day Twiggy meets Kate Moss.  It must be all the sunshine and mimosas that make me want to have some fun with my outfits.  

My sister came to visit from New York this week :)
This week I’ve been especially feeling the 90s vibes and I blame it on the universe because we’re in the middle of Mercury Retrograde.  Mercury Retrograde gets a bad rep among astrology enthusiasts as a period that provokes conflict and brings up issues of the past. For me it always brings up a bought of nostalgia!  I impulsively bought a denim jacket when I was shopping with my sister this week.  I used to rock them so hard circa 2000 when my entire closet came from Limited Too and Zootopia.  

For those of you unfamiliar with Mercury retrograde, it simply means that Mercury is rotating extra slowly and creates an illusion from Earth that the planet is moving backwards.  From an astrological perspective, this means that you’ll feel like aspects of your life ruled by Mercury are moving backwards.

Me outside White's Mercantile - the cutest general store filled with curated goods from chic leather jackets, to retro home kitchenware, to giant Funboy pool floats.
So I needed to post some items up on my Depop shop because I've been a bit MIA on there lately! I decided it was a good time to challenge myself to style some of my old clothes in a fun kitschy way. Here’s some snaps I took over at White’s Mercantile.  You can shop most of these items over on my Depop shop!


Fact: Coca-cola tastes better out of a bottle
I love this Varsity jacket but it's time to let it go!  
Buy this Free People Slip from me - shop my Depop shop!



Add something unexpected to your outfit with this button on collar! 


This is a vintage badass motorcycle jacket that belonged to my mother-in-law before she gave it to me.  Sorry but I can't sell this one!

Have a fun weekend everyone!  xox


Tuesday, May 5, 2015

April Depop Recap

Here's a quick recap video of all the fun stuff I posted up on my Depop Shop in April.  It was a bit of a light month just because I've been so busy elsewhere, but I will try to add a lot more pieces in May! Definitely check back often for new additions.  I love spring/summer clothes so there should be a big haul coming soon.


This up-tempo disco feeling remix of the Cloaked song "Woolf and The Wondershow" is by That's Nice.  And how nice, they're offering it up for free download on their Soundcloud.  Click HERE if you want it!

Wishing everyone a fun Cinco de Mayo!

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Monday, May 4, 2015

Dressing Girly

I’ve been in celebration mode for the last 2 weeks.  I bounced from my sister-in-laws Sweet 16 Birthday party out in East Tennessee up to New York to help my little sister decorate her new apartment, and back to Nashville for my dear friend Hayley’s beautiful wedding this weekend.  I think it’s safe to say I’ve had plenty of fancy cake recently and I’ve eaten it too!

I’ve tried to keep up with my Depop shop throughout the craziness, and it’s pretty clear that I’ve been inspired by flowers, balloons, crafts, and all things girly.  I’ve really been feeling all the springy colors lately and can’t get enough coral!


Here I’ve layered a coral cocktail dress under a Motel Rocks tee for a kind of flirty look.  The tee was just posted to my Depop shop so you should be able to get it here.


This is a Wildfox tee from the archives.  I would never actually risk getting paint on some practically vintage Wildfox, so I had my sister snap this picture before any paint was applied to her walls.  For all my Wildfox Couture lovers, you can buy this tee off me here.


I love this Charlie Jade bikini because the print is super fun and girly and the cut is totally chic.  I’ve decided to sell this too, so hop on over to my Depop for all your pastel needs!  You can get the suit here.


Here I am with my little sister sporting some more Wildfox.  This is the first picture I cutout that spurred a little series of cutout pics and fun girly shots.  Wishing you all a lovely week filled with adventure and love.

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Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Springy Knits

Now that the weather is finally warming up, it’s time to bust out the crochet and lace and fun textured fabrics.  I’ve been rocking springy knits all week long!  


I’m obsessed with my newest swim by Rebecca Minkoff.  It even doubles as a cute tank.  I literally wore it to a pool party on Saturday and then threw on a maxi skirt and wore it to go see my friend’s play Saturday night.


For a casual as-the-sun-sets look, I paired the suit with some waffle leggings by The Squad Co.  I really really love these leggings / sweats / joggers because they’re as comfy as long underwear in a trendy drop crotch cut.  Texture, texture, texture!!  I loved these pants so much that I bought 2 pairs thinking my boyfriend might rock them (they are unisex).  Turns out I’m selling one pair so click on over to my Depop shop to cop a brand new pair.


Ok, and then there’s my love affair with this crochet skirt.  Story time… I ordered this skirt online 2ish years ago from Spell and the Gypsy Collective.  I still remember the pic that sold me on the skirt; it was of a girl in the desert with locks of dark mermaid hair wearing the crochet coconuts skirt layered over a black bikini bottom and styled with a cool concho belt worn low round the hips, an Aztec inspired graphic tee, and a black fringe-tastic leather jacket.


When the skirt finally arrived in the mail from Down Under, sans the to-die-for leather jacket and picturesque desert, I thought the skirt was just okay and threw it in my drawer as a styling challenge for another day.  I really tried to love the skirt… I even packed it to wear to a few festivals thinking inspiration might hit me when I was there… but the skirt still never saw the light of day.


So the other day I pulled the skirt out of the depths of my closet to snap some pics for my Depop Shop. Of course, when I tried it on I fell in love.  Now I'm questioning if I really want to sell it.  All that time I was trying way too hard to dress up the skirt.  It’s such a statement on its own, it just needed something ultra simple layered underneath.  It is available in my Depop shop…. go buy it now before I change my mind!


Stay tuned for more textured inspo!  I’d also love to hear y’alls thoughts on spring / summer textures. 

What I'm Wearing:
Swim Suit: Rebecca Minkoff
Sunglasses: Gucci
Waffle Pants: The Squad Co
Black Wedges: Dolce Vita
Crochet Skirt: Spell Designs
Gold Belt: BCBG
Platform Mary Jane's: Nasty Gal x Jeffrey Campbell

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Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Joyrich in the Mail


I’m dying over my new Joyrich joggers that just came in the mail.  They’re made of a silky mesh basketball shorts material except they’re not shorts they’re pants in the freshest print ever.  I’m usually not a springy florals person but I’ll make an exception for these.  Also, I thought these were white but the undercolor is actually a badass mermaid minty-aqua color.


Here’s a little video of me opening my package that I ordered from Nylon Mag’s Depop shop! 


Here's some more photos of me rocking my new Joyrich joggers.  And if you want crazy discounts on cool shiz... go peep Nylon's Depop shop!








What I'm wearing:
Crop Top: Silence + Noise
Joggers: Joyrich
Sandals: Birkenstock
Sunnies: Urban Outfitters

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Friday, April 10, 2015

Blue Jean Baby


There’s two things I can never have too much of in my wardrobe… denim and black.  And I like to pair the two ‘colors’ together.  It might sound kind of lazy of me, but it’s a timeless combo I can make my own.  A denim and black combo is never too trendy but it’s always on trend.  It allows me to experiment with different textures and shapes without feeling too loud.  Whatever, maybe it is a safe choice but I will love it forever.


These are a few pics I snapped while I was out in the Smokey Mountains.  That’s old moonshine territory out there, so I couldn’t help but play up the outlaw feel a bit.  Tbh I don’t really like tequila or coffee, but this liquor is not bad.  Maybe it tastes better when you’re drinking out of a cool bottle?




I'm selling this bralette on my Depop Shop.  Get it HERE.

What I'm Wearing:
Hearts Bralette: Free People
Denim Skirt: Diesel
Hat: Urban Outfitters
Suede Boots: Stuart Weitzman

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Thursday, April 9, 2015

March Recap Video


Here's a recap of everything I posted up for sale on Depop last month.  A lot of these items have already sold to awesome Depopers... but some stuff is still up for grabs!  Make sure to download the app to get first dibs from a lot of cool sellers.















And in case you're in need of some poolside tunes for this weekend, this catchy deep-house synthy remix of Imagine Dragon's Shots is by Norwegian duo Broiler.

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