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Sunday, August 31, 2014

the transitional vest

There aren't too many pieces that can truly transition into fall from summer seamlessly, but this vest is doing the trick. It's my favorite piece from Conversation Pieces, and I know exactly why: versatility. I currently love wearing this as a layering piece in the evening over the outfit that I wore during the day, and I know this will come in handy during the fall and the California winter.

An otherwise dressy look is turned casual due to a few changes: a dressier white top was worn during office hours and changed into a casual white t-shirt. The chunky heel of the black sandals is less formal than a stiletto, and the vest ties everything together.

Top: Forever 21
Shorts: Forever 21
Vest: Conversation Pieces
Sunglasses: Hoof & the Horn
Shoes: Leila Stone / ShoeDazzle

Friday, August 29, 2014

wild at heart

I'm FINALLY posting photos of my epic Big Sur road trip I took with my lovely friend Crystal. We spent a few days traveling up and down the coast (with a few bumps in between thanks to my amazing driving skills) and had the best time. I love a good road trip partner - we definitely became closer after that trip!

Romper: Forever 21
Shoes: Yellow Box 

Sunday, August 24, 2014

the rules of white

What's with the rule that you can't wear white after Labor Day? Labor Day is nearing, and let me tell you, this skirt will be worn far after that holiday. Who made up these rules anyway? They're far outdated in my opinion.

This look was for an event in downtown LA, and for some reason, the downtown vibe inspires me to take some chances with my outfits. I typically don't wear socks with heels (or heels ever really), but I really enjoyed strolling around downtown in this.

Are you wearing white after Labor Day? Do you wear socks with heels? But really.

Top: H&M
Skirt: Forever 21
Socks: Forever 21
Shoes: Steve Madden

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

plaid and leather

I'm no longer a student, but back to school season still excites me a great deal. I love when new fall styles start to emerge and a whole new season of shopping has opened up. My style has really evolved into a print heavy cali-casual feel, and I'm really loving it.

Plaid and leather to me are like peanut butter and jelly. They just go together, any way, any how. I mixed these up though, and took them away from the classic plaid shirt on top with a leather jacket look. I wore my go-to favorite slouchy tee, the perfect (over sized) wool hat, and my favorite combo around my waist. I'm looking forward to cooler temps out here in LA!

T-shirt: Conversation Pieces
Plaid Top: Conversation Pieces
Skirt: H&M
Hat: H&M
Sandals: Forever 21
Bag: H&M