Showing posts with label forever 21. Show all posts
Showing posts with label forever 21. Show all posts

Spring Trends: Cherry Print

Monday, February 19, 2018


If may only be February, but my mind is already dreaming of Spring! Though I am not really known for dressing "seasonally" (this gal was wearing pastels in fall... cough), Springtime gives me the perfect excuse to dress in all my favorite things and I'm dreaming of daisies, cherry printed clothing, berets, ribbons, picnics, poetry books and too much blush. Luckily for me, brands seem to be on the same page and I keep finding the cutest cherry print or themed pieces! Here I rounded up some of my favorites...

What spring trends and activities are you excited for?

I'm wearing...
Forever 21 top, Just Peachy beret *, NYX Powder Puff Lippie in Group Love *, NYX Rouge Cream Blush in Rose Petal and Wet n Wild The Princess Daiquiris blush






Saint Valentine's

Friday, February 16, 2018


DRESS: ASOS, LOCKET: F21, SHOES: Charlotte Russe

For Valentine's Day this year I attended a prom event at the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (or OMSI), with OkCupid! I got to meet a few of you there and had fun looking at all the exhibits! I bought this pink sheer confection from ASOS for the occasion - I felt like a fluffy pink cloud and I can't get over how pretty these balloon sleeves are... swoon! I paired it with a romantic rose locket and some fluffy flats I scored at Charlotte Russe for only $5 :3

On the way home from OMSI I stopped by a fast food restaurant and ended up snapping a few pictures of my outfit - how gorgeous is that neon sign? I'm a sucker for neon signs and diners with a retro vibe - it always reminds me of Twin Peaks!







Meeting Amanda at the OMSI Event

All in all, I'd say I had pretty great Valentine's Day - filled with hugs, giggles, french fries, and chocolates! What did you do this year?

La Vie en rose

Saturday, January 20, 2018


DRESS: c/o Valfre (get 20% off your first Valfre order with the code "Kailey" 🌹)
BERET: c/o Betty and Veronica COAT: Forever 21
TIGHTS: c/o ModCloth (sold out, similar) SHOES: ASOS (sold out, similar one, two)

Hold me close and hold me fast...

Maybe it's because I'm looking so forward to spring, or maybe it's the rose themed makeup products I'm currently testing (look out for a blog post on that soon!) - but either way, I can't stop humming La Vie en rose! I also thought the term la vie en rose was an apropos way to describe this outfit - with romantic, dusty rose pinks and heart patterned tights, this look is also perfect for Valentine's Day! Then again, I rarely need an excuse for incorporating pink hues, ribbons, hearts, and pom-poms in my wardrobe...

I took these on a rather freezing afternoon * outside an adorable pâtisserie ** and an older gentlemen remarked "I'm cold just looking at you!" 😂 In general I gravitate towards solid colored walls for ootd backgrounds, and while I still like them, I feel like my photos tend to come off a bit sterile and impersonal for this reason - and that is the opposite of what I want! I guess I was trying to make everything look "perfect" - and when you are surrounded by power lines, cars, and trash it makes it difficult - but I'm going to make an effort to challenge myself with new, more interesting locations. Please let me know your thoughts on this, I'd love to get your feedback!

Hope you are having a lovely 2018 so far and I'll see you again soon ♡

* Note the red fingertips
** Can you call a bakery that if it's not in France or Belgium...? Heh




Fruit Stripe

Saturday, February 4, 2017


LAZY OAF DRESS: ASOS PURSE: Modcloth (old) SHOES: F21 (old)

Finally, after having my eye on this dress forever, I was able to snag it for an additional 20% off on sale at ASOS! I am forever in love with pink (duh) and sailor collars - and this one has "Introvert" embroidered on it!

I've been wearing it 24/7 in my cosy apartment, and style it with warm tights and a thick coat for outings because I'm a weirdo who still wears dresses in winter hehe.

Happy weekend!







Starlight

Saturday, December 31, 2016


DRESS: c/o Valfre BERET: Forever 21 SOCKS: American Apparel

Though for many of us this year has been one of the most difficult, I am so endlessly grateful for each and every one of you! Thank you for your comments, posts, messages, likes, questions, feedback, advice - everything - it truly means the world to me. I'm sending all of you so much love and hoping you have a beautiful day!


Grammy's Garden

Wednesday, August 24, 2016


DRESS: c/o Mod Dolly PURSE: c/o Ban.do HAT: Forever 21 SHOES: c/o Echo Clubhouse

Howdy! It's been... a while. Lots of things have happened, some good, some pretty bad (thus my absence) - but I'm here and I've missed you!

As you can see, I have bangs now! The plan was to channel Anna Karina circa 1961 - but alas I don't think I've gotten the hang of it quite yet. Any advice for styling bangs? Tehehe.

This is pretty much my ideal summer outfit - a breezy, babydoll smock with eyelet fabric and ruffle sleeves from one of my absolute favorite ladies, Amy over at Mod Dolly! I paired it with a straw boater, pink jellies, and a WATERMELON purse - that even doubles as a cooler oh my goodness *__*

And, as the title of this post suggests, I shot these pictures in my grammy's dreamy garden. It's pretty incredible - not only has she planted her own vegetables, flowers, and fruit - but has nurtured an apple tree and coaxed a grape arbor from what my great grandmother planted years and years ago! I am incredibly thankful I am able to spend a few hours in her garden listening to the twinkling sounds of her foundation and the calming and familiar rhythms + tones of my grandparents' conversations.

Oops, sorry for blathering - I guess I've been craving the opportunity to blather a bit after getting so used to Twitter and Instagram's limited character space... ♡

I truly hope you are having a lovely day, and I'll see you again soon!




(Please excuse my slouching here haha)












Beau

Monday, January 25, 2016


DRESS c/o Dahlia COAT Forever 21 BERET c/o Larmoni CREEPERS c/o T.U.K. Footwear

Finally after years of searching, I have found the perfect faux fur leopard print coat! I remember deciding I needed one as an Edie Sedgwick obsessed 12 year old. She always looked so effortlessly cool in her coat, paired with a stripey top and the most dazzling 60s eye makeup.

I actually found this coat on super sale inside F21, and I'm so pleased with it! I paired it with this precious dress by Dahlia - which I first fell in love with when I met photographer and model Annika White in person this last summer, a definite highlight to a very stressful month! She was wearing it when we met and it looked so, so darling on her. The sheer front overlay, scalloped neckline and sleeves - perfection!


With Annika

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