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May 2014

MAY FLOWERS

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TOP: similar Rip Curl  //  JEANS: Gap   //  BAG: Kate Spade (similar here) //  EARRINGS:  Kendra Scott  //  TURQUOISE BRACELET: Kendra Scott  //  WHITE BRACELET: Kendra Scott (similar here)  //  RINGS:  Kendra Scott  //  WATCH:  Michael Kors  //  LIPSTICK: Mabelline Neon Red  //  WEDGES: Steve Madden  //  SUNNIES:  similar Wild Fox

Happy weekend!  In honor of the sunny skies here in Austin, I wanted to share this colorful, floral look.  I found this bright and cheery top at a random boutique and loved the color and low back.  It paired perfectly with my staple white jeans and sky high (but super comfy) wedges.  I found this Kate Spade bag about a year ago and I absolutely love it.  The vivid pink color makes a fun statement and the structure and size allows room for practically anything you’d like to carry.  I found this modern day Heidi hairstyle on Camille Styles months ago, and it’s my go-to when I want a quick braided look.

Fair-well xx,

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TRIBAL VIBES

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T-SHIRT: Style Bop  //  SHORTS: similar Forever 21 //  SUNNIES:  similar Marc by Marc Jacobs  //   NECKLACE:  Kendra Scott  //  RINGS:  Kendra Scott  //  TURQUOISE BRACELET:  Kendra Scott  //  LEATHER BRACELET:  similar Miansai  //  HANDMADE BRACELETS:  A Global Friendship & Cydsational  // WATCH:  Michael Kors  //  WEDGES: Jessica Simpson  //  NAIL POLISH:  Pixi Summer Pink

If you can’t already tell, I’m a huge fan of the t-shirt trend.  Even when paired with wedges or heels, there’s something so freeing about wearing a cozy tee.  I especially love this one in a demure blue color.  It’s so affordable and ridiculously comfortable.  Most of their clothing is one size fits all, so the material can stretch and mold the way that best fits you. Add a gorgy statement necklace like this one from Kendra Scott and some fun tribal shorts and you’re ready for a stroll to your fave coffee spot (like at Austin’s East Side gem, Cenote).

Fair-well xx,

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PINK THING

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CROP TOP: Nasty Gal  //  PANTS: similar Ramy Brooke  //  SUNNIES:  River Island  //  EARRINGS: Kendra Scott  //  BANGLES:  Kendra Scott  //  RING: Kendra Scott  //  WATCH:  Michael Kors  //  HEELS: Chinese Laundry  //  NAIL POLISH:  Essie Tart Deco  //  LIPSTICK:  The Balm Cosmetics How ‘Bout Them Apples

Austin is home to so many whimsical, beautiful wall murals.  The vivid color and patterns in this one reminded me of a Dr. Seuss illustration, which I thought was appropriate for this fun, colorful look.  I fell in love with this pink crop top from Nasty Gal.  I wore it with a pink cami underneath and with these cropped pants for work, but it will be fun to pair with high waisted denim for summer.  Happy weekend!

Fair-well xx,

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KALEIDOSCOPE

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CROP TOP:  similar TopShop //  MAXI SKIRT: similar ASOS  //  SUNNIES:  similar Sunski  //  NECKLACE: Kendra Scott  //  BANGLES:  Kendra Scott  //  WATCH:  Michael Kors  //  CLUTCH:  similar Mark & Graham  //  SANDALS: similar Chinese Laundry  //  NAIL POLISH:  Pixi Summer Pink  //  LIPGLOSS:  Burberry Sweet Pink Tea

Color is a major part of my wardrobe.  I even have my clothes organized by color in my closet, and the rainbow of colors take up much more space than my neutral blacks, whites and grays.  With a kaleidoscopic closet, basics like a white crop top are essential for pairing.  I bought this one a little over a year ago and have worn it with several skirts and high-waisted shorts.  I love neons, but being in greek life and seeing the hues constantly in t-shirts, koozies, and more has made me appreciate the color in subtle forms.  I love the electric pop of color this Kendra Scott necklace and Pixi nail polish adds.  This monogram bag was a gem I found at Marley & Lilly.  You can monogram practically anything on their site, and they have tons of fun colors you can choose from.  I love the way the combination of the navy monogram against the kelly green bag turned out.

Fair-well xx,

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FAIR FINDS – WHIMSICAL VANITY

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WALL ART: Disney Store  //  MUG: Ashley Brooke Designs  //  DIFFUSER TRIO:  House of Fraser  //  CERAMIC DECOR:  One Kings Lane  //  PLATE:  Royal Albert  //  MINT DECORATIVE PILLOW:  Burke Decor  //  PINK DECORATIVE PILLOW:  Amara  //  TEACUP FIGURINE:  Jim Shore  //  GLASS SHADOW BOX: West Elm  //  CANDLE: Tocca  //  WALL MIRROR:  Pentalloca  //  ALICE IN WONDERLAND BOOK: Barnes & Noble  //  FLORAL ARRANGEMENT:  Inside Avenue

Drawing inspiration from my makeshift vanity, I pulled some whimsical items I found to get the look.  Your vanity is one place where being too girly isn’t possible, so why not accentuate your perfume, make up and jewelry with all things fun and feminine?  For me, that means a few Disney details, such as this adorable Jaq & Gus teacup figurine by Jim Shore.  I’m also in love with this darling little vintage plate by Royal Albert – a perfect place for stowing your dainty jewelry.  This glass shadow box from West Elm would make a chic jewelry organizer.  No matter how big or small, mirrors always add depth to a wall, and this mirror by Pentalloca is a really fun shape.  While fresh flowers are wonderful, having at least one faux flower arrangement, like these pink peonies from Inside Avenue, adds a fresh, feminine touch that lasts.

Fair-well xx,

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