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Monday, May 27, 2013

roots and wings







 My favorite quote, that I love so much I had tattooed on me, pretty much sums up who I am. "Roots and Wings" means to know where you came from and always stay grounded, but spread your wings and follow your dreams. I'm so excited for my future - the remainder of 2013 is going to be such an amazing adventure and I cannot wait to see what the outcome of these next few months will be. I have such incredibly bright people in my life, and it's going to be so wonderful to watch them change the world.

This look was from a rainy night while having dinner with my sister. We ended up getting a little goofy at a bar after talking about creepy high school teachers and getting free shots of whiskey - not bad sister time if you ask me!

Pairing a neutral floral with a bright color is alright in my book - as well as combining a pattern with a texture (something I hope to do a lot of with home decor soon)! 

Top: Brandy Melville
Skirt: Forever 21
Jacket: H&M
Shoes: Target
Broach: My grandmother's
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14 comments:

Bostonista said...

That is a lovely quote. And the sentiment behind it makes it even more lovely.

Awesome outfit!

xo
Kara
www.thebostonista.com

Miss Twiggy said...

great outfit... awesome color combination, awesome photos :D
http://littlemisstwiggy.blogspot.com/2013/05/inspirational-thuesday.html

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dipped in yellow said...

i LOVE that skirt!! so fun! just found your blog.. and love your tagline!

x I dipped in yellow

Joules said...

That pop of yellow is perfect! Love the skirt.

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Northern Style Exposure said...

Loving the brooch on the skirt!!!!

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Midwest Muse said...

I already told you on facebook, but your HAIR. Stunning. And this outfit is HOT. Love the low back with the skirt and you rock neon like I wish I could. Also I love foot tattoos and those sandals are beautiful.

Anngelik Martinez said...

Super cute outfit! I am loving your skirt and shirt.


-Vogue&Heels
www.vogueandheels.com

Olivia Law said...

These are gorgeous photos! I love your shoes so much xo

Sofia Donatelli said...

Beautiful! Love your skirt and sandals so much and your wavy hair as well.

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Amy said...

Gorgeous skirt and love how you've used your Grandmother's broach! xx

Lauren said...

That skirt is epic .. and from F21?! Ok, need to make a shopping trip there like asap! xo

Laura said...

Sounds like you had a great night out with your sister - how fun!

I'm really loving that skirt and the brooch is just the perfect touch! I never would have thought to do that, but I really love how it looks!

xoxo,
Laura
http://lauraisthriftingthroughlife.blogspot.com/

GoldenGirls said...

Oh wow! This is stunning! SOOO gorgeous! Hugs from Cali! xx The Golden Girls