Kimono Mania

Kimono’s are a super hot item to have in your spring/summer wardrobe this season. You can get one anywhere these days – from Forever 21 (where I got mine) to Free People, Topshop, Nasty Gal, etc. The options truly are endless. You can grab a cropped kimono or one that flows down to your ankles. With plenty of colors and patterns to choose from, the kimono is the perfect piece to throw on top of a plain tee/tank and some cut offs to complete a look that says “I didn’t try to look this good.” 

Have any of you hopped on the kimono trend?

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Literally just realized I didn’t cut off those stupid hanger straps – Please ignore those annoying little things!

Kimono – Forever 21; Tank and Boyfit Shorts – American Eagle; Booties – Report via DSW;

Necklace – Dogeared; Evil Eye Earrings – Free People; Sunnies – found on Amazon.com; Nail Polish – Revlon Sunlit Grass

Meow

I got this knockoff Brian Lichtenberg tshirt off Etsy because honestly who could resist the 15 dollar price tag vs. 60? And honestly, I’m feeling pretty cool in this ensemble. I didn’t specify why kind of shirt I wanted in my etsy order, so I ended up with a unisex large which was entirely too big. I cut off about 5 or 6 inches from the bottom and now it’s the perfect tee. I also broke out my new f21 cut out booties – with thick black socks since it’s so chilly! Paired with my fav skinny cords and a flannel, I’m good to go!

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Shirt – Etsy; Flannel – Target; Cords – J crew; booties/sunnies – Forever 21

Lots of Jewelry, Lots of Clothes

I only had one class today and it wasn’t until 4:45. I felt obligated to wear something put together just because it was the first time I was getting dressed all day. Also because I get dressed for every class – the only time I wear sweats is when I wear those super cool patterned/quilted skinny sweats from urban. I just have so many things in my closet.. I feel guilty if I don’t wear them!!

Anyway, it didn’t feel super cold (even though really it was still only 21 degrees) so I wore my favorite ripped jeggings from American Eagle. Paired with a long sleeve cropped peplum, a cozy sweater courtesy of Grandma Roz’s closet, booties and tons of jewelry – I had the perfect layered look. Lots of clothes and lots of jewelry. Just the way I like it. (Don’t worry, I wore a jacket/scarf/beanie also!)

What are you go-to layered looks for the cold weather?

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Jeans/Necklace – American Eagle; Top – Free People; Sweater – Chico’s via Grandma; Booties – Forever 21

Notice the one bracelet on the left in the third pic down from the top – it’s actually a BANANA! My good friend Taylor studied abroad in Costa Rica last semester and brought me back this bracelet. She said that a woman and her husband made these bracelets out of different fruits.. how cool? I love it so much and it has an awesome story for when anyone compliments or notices it.

Happy end of the week everyone!!

 

Shag

I am so in love with this jacket by Billabong. I saw it on Pacsun’s website a few months back but even though I liked it, there was no way I was paying full price for it (never never never). When it went on super sale though a few weeks back I had no choice but to buy it – only $29 dollars!! Such a steal. My only complaint is that the shag faux fur that lines the inside sheds A LOT. So I can’t wear anything under it that will really show the fur all over it. Something white – or surprisingly this flannel that I layered underneath (from goodwill nonetheless). Paired with leggings, combat boots, and sunnies, this outfit was perfect for running errands and shopping earlier today!

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Jacket – Billabong; Flannel – Thrifted; Leggings – American Eagle; Boots – Gifted from Greg! Evil Eye Ring – Nordstrom

 

Winter Whites

Yesterday was the most perfect winter day! Sunshine and 50-something degrees, warm enough for a sweater and a light jacket. Greg and I spent the day walking, shopping, and eating at Tice’s Corner before getting the worlds best sushi dinner with my family and catching a late movie. I hope everyone is enjoying their break!

*All pictures taken by Greg with my iPhone

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Sweater – Gap; Jacket – my mom’s; Jeans – American Eagle; Boots – Report;

Bag – Vintage Coach; Sunnies – F21; Hand Ring – Vintage via Grandma’s jewelry box