Thursday, October 30, 2014

Witch Witch

One of my favorite articles of clothing that I own right now is my black t-shirt dress. It's super comfy and feels like you are wearing an oversized t-shirt. A t-shirt dress looks finished without putting in a lot of effort. Since Halloween is tomorrow, I chose to add an edgy style to my dress. I modeled my look after the fashion that was shown on American Horror Story: Coven. Even thought I am too much of a chicken to actually watch the show, I loved looking up pictures of how they revamped the look of a modern witch. Since I'm obsessed with the color black, I would wear this look in the middle of July, but I think this is a perfect outfit to get into the Halloween spirit. I added a chain necklace, a fedora, and grey socks to give my look an edge.
Photos by: German Torres

T-shirt Dress: Old Navy( no longer available) Similar here and here
Hat: Forever 21 (sold out) similar here
Necklace: Kohl's (not available online) similar here   and here 
Boots: Steve Madden similar here and here
Socks: Borrowed for my mother similar here 

What outfit gets you into the Halloween spirit? Do you like to dress up for Halloween? Let me know in the comment section!

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Button Down For What

Ah, the white button down shirt. It such a classic, must have staple for any woman’s closet. There are so many different ways you can wear a button down shirt.  You can dress it up or wear it casually.  For this look, I decided to combine the best of both worlds and make my outfit casual with dressy elements at the same time (if that makes sense). I added a statement necklace with the look and paired it with a light wash jean, nude high heels, and put my hair in a relaxed ponytail to give it a more polished look and add emphasis on my necklace. I think this outfit would be great for brunch with a group of friends (mimosas anyone?) or jean day at the office (minus the holes). It’s casual but has refined elements at the same time, which I love!  

Photos by: German Torres 

Necklace: Charming Charlie's(sold out) similar here and here
Bracelet: Borrowed from my mother. Similar here and here
Shoes: Kohl's (not in stores) Similar here
Aviators: Target

Do you like how I styled my white button down shirt? How do you style a white button down shirt? Let me know in the comment section!


Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Pineapple O' Lanterns

Hey Everyone! So this is my first DIY/holiday themed post for my blog! I got inspiration for this post from a picture I saw on Instagram and I thought it would be really fun to try out.I thought it was super interesting to carve something other than a pumpkin. Lucky for me, this DIY was pretty easy to do. I'm usually terrible at DIY stuff/crafty stuff, so if I can do it, then it really is easy to do. As Courtney Kerr once said "I'm not a D-U-Y girl, i'm a B-U-Y girl." Carving a pineapple is pretty similar to carving a pumpkin. Here is how you do it! I used the steps on how to carve a pineapple from this Youtube video here . 

What you will need
  • Pineapple(1-3. Buy an extra in case you mess up)
  • A sharp knife
  • A cutting board or a baking pan to put the pineapple on (it will get messy)
  • A candle to put inside the pineapple
  • A lighter or match
  • A plastic spoon( to scoop up chunks of pineapple)
Step 1
Place the Pineapple on its side on the cutting board/ baking pan

Step 2
Begin by slicing around the side of the pineapple. Cut around the sides in a rectangle shape. When you do, the back of the pineapple should come off. Place the back of the pineapple off to the side.

Step 3
This is the part where you "gut" the pineapple. I suggest cutting straight down the middle,  then make little squares to easily pick them out. If you don't want to get your hands dirty, I used a plastic spoon to scoop out the pieces of the pineapple. Make sure a majority of the juice is out the pineapple. You may have to pick it up a pour the juice out inside of a sink or a trash can. Place the leftover slices of the pineapple on a plate or in a container to eat for later!
This is what it should look like after you gut it

Step 4
Flip the pineapple to the other side and start carving the eyes. I decided to do mine in a triangle shape.Make sure the placement of your eyes are level with each other.

Step 5
Start carving out the mouth. I made mine in a rectangular shape.

Step 6
Flip the pineapple upright. Place the candle inside, then put the back of the pineapple on. Your pineapple O' Lantern should look something like this when you are done.
After theses steps you are done! Are there any fun Halloween DIY's that you guys like to do? Do you guys want more DIY posts? Let me know in the comment section!


Monday, October 6, 2014

September Obsessions and Unfavorites

I know i'm a few days late's time again for my obsessions and unfavorites list for the month! These are the things I either obsessed over or hated for the month of September.

  1. The September Issue- In honor of the September issue of Vogue coming out this month, I decided to finally watch the movie. The movie has been on my to watch list for quite some time now. The documentary is about the production of Vogue magazines biggest issue of the year. The movie gives you an inside look at fashion week, the staff that works there, on photo shoots, staff meetings, and the process of putting the September issue all together. I highly recommend this film to anyone who has an interest in fashion or is interested in the process of making a magazine. The movie shows you a behind the scene look at a world that is rarely shown.
  2. Xplosive Pizza Goldfish- These are becoming a strong contender for my new favorite type of goldfish, which is pretty hard to do since I love the original goldfish. They combined two of my favorites pizza + goldfish into one flavorful bite. I can easily eat a whole bag of these in one sitting (more times than I would like to admit).
  3. Turing 21- September is one of my favorite months of the year because it is my birthday month! I was especially excited about this birthday since I was finally turning 21! I’m not the hugest drinker, but it is nice that if I wanted to I could order a drink with my meal.  I already know that I will be carded like crazy. I blame it on the "forever looking like I’m a junior in high school syndrome".
  4. Who What Wear is a website that focuses on fashion. The site post daily content on fashion trends, shopping suggestions, and celebrity and runway fashion.  This site is a must read for any lover of fashion. I enjoy the fashion advice that they give and it has inspired some of recent fashion choices. Lately, their website is one of the first thing I read when I wake up. You can check out their website here

  1. My car breaking down-  This is definitely my unfavorite of the month.I've had this car since sophomore year in high school without it having and major issues. I have never had my car break down on the side of the road before and it was super scary. I was without a car for about three weeks. I hated it since i'm one of those weird people who actually like to drive. 
That's it for my obsessions and unfavorites list! What do you think about my current obsessions? Is there anything you think I should check out? Let me know in the comment section!

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