Look Book

Fashion and what I wear is one of the few things in my life that I strictly do for myself. Most people dress for others. I dress like no one is watching. My clothing picks directly affect how I feel and vice versa. Use this look book to inspire you. Get ideas, see what is in trend, how to put looks together, and where the good places to shop are if you are on a budget.  It will inspire your creative side while showing you a little slice of my life. Check back for weekly updates! :)

Maddie Found a Mate <3

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Maddie and I decided to open our gang up to one more.

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Maxi Dress – Ross $9.99, Sun Hat – BCBG Sale $16.00, Cowboy Boots – Charlotte Russe $9.99, Denim Jacket – Old Navy (old), Earrings – Forever 21 $4.80

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Windy, but beautiful day on the Plaza

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Try making your maxi dress a complete look. Tie it all together with a short fitted jacket and accessories.

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If you have a curvier body type, try a solid color maxi instead of horizontal stripes. They tend to exaggerate curves and width.

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If you are sick of always pairing sandals with your dresses, try a cowboy boot. It’s a nice change of pace.

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Bracelet – BCBG Sale $9.99. Watch – Marc by Marc Jacobs (gift), Ring – Forever 21 $4.80

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Maddie and I have realized it takes a lloonngg to time to get to where you want to be. Just enjoy the ride.

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Until that day comes, it’s nice to have someone to lean on.

Overall, it was a good day…

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Overalls – Forever 21 $22.80, Button Down – Ross $19.99, Black Tee – Ross $7.99, Necklace – Juicy Couture

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There is nothing more comfortable than overalls. It doesn’t hurt that they look effortlessly stylish.

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Strolling through Waldo

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Reflection

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Waldo lights

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Union Jack 4/12/14

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I am a sucker for a union jack print. It looks effortless and chic.

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Keep your leather jackets out. They are an all year round staple.

On a cool summer evening, pair your leather jacket with denim shorts.

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Union Jack Sweater – Forever 21 $21.80, Leather Jacket – Bebe’s (old),

Cord pants – Standard Style Sale, Citizens of Humanity $29.99, Boots – Forever 21 (old), Hat – Urban Outfitter’s Sale

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Maddie blends in with the trees

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Diggin’ in the sand

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Skate Park 4/2/14

 

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“This is not a love song” Tee – Standard Style Sale $9.99, Jeggings – Ross $14.99, Necklace – Forever 21 $12.99, Beanie – Standard Style Sale $6.99,

Converse – Nordstrom Old, Sunglasses – Marc by Marc Jacobs

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If you are looking for big statement accessories, forever 21 is the mecca of low priced accessories


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Vest – Urban Outfitter’s Sale $19.99

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Bathin’ in the sun

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Happy girl

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Hittin’ the pavement

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Catchin’ Air

They Call Me Mellow Yellow 3/25/2014

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I have a soft spot for paisley and bold outlandish prints. :) Paisley button down – Red Racks Thrift Store $3.99,

Mustard Pants – Sears Outlet $7.99, Hat -Forever 21 $4.99

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Since it is FINALLY spring, I’m bringing out the bright bold colors.

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Mixing red and yellow gives off a sunshine aura

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If you can’t be in New York, bring the city to you

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Leather details are HUGE for. It looks fabulous on jacket, shirt, and pant trim.

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Leather trimmed jacket – Target $39.99, Faux leather pleated skirt – Target clearance $17.99, Suede booties $29.99

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Dress a leather skirt down with a fitted tee. If you’re not a skirt kinda gal, leather pants and leggings are just as stylish.

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Yay Maddie!! It’s skirt weather!

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It isn’t necessary to spend a small fortune on real leather pieces. There are a lot of faux leather garments that look just as fab as actual leather.

Save an animal and the cash in your wallet.

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If you’re not into high heels, booties always look great with a skirt.

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Add a pop of color with a patterned scarf.

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So that the leather trimmed jacket is the main focus, pair it with a simple tee.

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41 Action News 11/12/13

One of the Boys 11/5/13

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I’ve always been most comfortable in boys clothing with a hint of femininity. It makes me powerful and feminine at the same time.

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Oversized Sweater (Orvis) – Red Racks $7.99, Tartan Button Down (Seven) – Ross $19.99,

Leggings – Target $9.99, Wide Brim Hat – Forever 21 Sale $4.99

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Don’t eat that Maddie.

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Oversized sweaters and tartan button downs are huge staples in my closet.

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Midi ring – Forever 21 $4.99

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Don’t be afraid of oversized accessories. Everything in moderation.

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An oversized watch can change a look dramatically

Fall Ponchos 10/29/13

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I will always love ponchos and capes. Lucky for me, they are very in style this fall.

There is something so cozy about curling up in oversized clothing with a giant cup of coffee. Don’t you think?

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Poncho (Jessica Simpson) – Ross $29.99, Denim (as seen before) $29.99, Stocking Cap (as seen before)

Red Racks $.99, Leather bag (BCBG) Originally $300, purchased for $9.99 at Name Brand Clothing

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This leather bag I scored was missing the strap. I used a long scarf with a pattern that I loved to replace it.

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You’re so funny Maddie.

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I love the color orange. It makes me happy. It’s such a warm color even when it’s chilly out.

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Maddie gave up about half way through our day

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I snagged the jewelry at Red Racks.  My necklace and bangle were $1 a piece.

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