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Tuesday, January 12, 2016


TOP c/o Samantha Pleet SKIRT American Apparel SHOES Super old F21

Happy 2016! Like everybody else at the beginning of the year, I have been doing a lot of re-evaluating and planning for the year ahead and feeling a bit overwhelmed, nervous, but also hopeful!

Here is an outfit that I have been wearing almost nonstop: a creamy lilac Samantha Pleet top - with a Peter Pan collar, silver moon on the pocket, and finished with a scalloped hem! I paired it with a tennis skirt, white tights, and my beloved pair of glittery silver boots I got in... I think it was 2012? Ahhh!

In this get up, I couldn't help but feel like a girl scout in training to be an astronaut - and wanted the pictures to reflect that! In my mind I conjured up an image of me "sitting on the moon", but no idea how to make it happen. But after an intense brain storming session, I went to the craft store, and, after several hours making a huge mess and leaving a trail of silver scraps and silver confetti everywhere (... heh?) my moon was created! I named him Marcello. And shout out to my mother and grandmother for helping me figure out the posing and angles, haha!

I'm really happy with how these photos turned out! I always have really grand ideas but never am able to quite achieve what I want - but I think this is the closest I've ever gotten to it and I'm so happy! Even if I *did* fall "out" of the moon four times trying to get these shots...

Here's to 2016!





25 comments:

  1. These photos are nice!! The silver moon on the pocket is a very lovely touch. ~.o

    VEGETARIAN COURTESY

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  2. Love this outfit! But honestly when don't I love your outfits? Also, the fact that you made a matching moon just for your outfit is amazing! <3

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  3. I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this top! But $119 (and on sale)? :(

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  4. wow I love this look, the moon looks amazing and the eye makeup is so cool

    http://emmaodonnell.blogspot.ie/

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  5. These photos are absolutely magical! Looove your outfit and everything about this look, just perfect <3

    Andini xx | Adventures of an Anglophile 

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  6. THESE ARE AMAZING! I can't wait to see all that you do in 2016. You're going places lady!

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  7. These are so cool!!

    http://alexinwanderlust.blogspot.com.au/

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  8. wow these are amazing *w* <3
    I'm obsessed with this lavender silver colour combo now :D

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  9. Omg this looks like you had so much fun!!! I need to make a moon!!! I might have to take it wherever I go though because it's too darn cute! =)

    Melanie | Blog: Toots + Dill

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  10. Do you use paper or fabric as a photo background?

    Also gooorgeous!!

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  11. Everything about these photos are perfect. So pretty!

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  12. This has to be one of my favourite posts of yours ever! Your creativity and determination never cease to amaze me! Happy New Year, doll!

    xo Sarah
    http://www.thepetitepixie.com

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  13. Utterly magnificent work! There is such a dreamy, gorgeous sense of serenity to everything here.

    ♥ Jessica

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  14. These photos are so inspiring, so clever and so innovative! Not to mention a perfectly adorable outfit Kailey <3 Hope your moon makes more blog appearances soon <3

    http://secret-hipster.blogspot.com/

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  15. You are so adorable! That first photo is perfection <3

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  16. Great pics!

    Http://www.bluelabelsboutique.com

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  17. Cela me fait penser à l'univers de David Bowie...

    http://juliabidard.canalblog.com/

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  18. I think I'm in love with your photos! They look amazing ♥
    Amy xx

    Little Moon Dragon

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  19. ohhhhh gowwwd nothing but love <3
    this is just perfect!! i would like to do editorials like this!!!


    YouTube: Reina Tsukada

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  20. Suuchh amazing pictures! x
    graciousghost.blogspot.com

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  21. These photo shoot is a dream on the moon, so pretty and lovely! have a wonderful year, I'm sure you are going to have awesome opportunities
    Love from Colombia <3<3

    Moth And Poppy

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  22. I would seriously kill to see a full tutorial on how you did this shoot. Even after reading your post I cant figure out for the life of me how you sat on the moon you made.

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  23. I can't even explain to you how much I love these photos! That Samantha Pleet shirt is gorgeous and it suits you so well! You look like an adorable alien princess!! <3

    jessica - littlehenrylee.com

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