Sunday, April 19, 2015

Chase it to the Grave

I remember very vividly the times I'd sit in class throughout elementary school, bored to tears as I'd zone out on all of the motivational posters plastered on the walls. They'd usually consist of corny sayings such as "don't count the days, make the days count" complete with either a sunset backdrop or some kind of cartoon animal. These posters didn't effectively encourage childhood Lexi to try harder academically. Rather, they were just wall hangings to stare at as I'd drift off into daydream land. It's a relief that those days are long gone now, although I do feel nostalgic towards the posters that were excuses to space out. When the awesome folks at The Yub sent me this adorable sweatshirt, it instantly transported me back to those daydreaming sessions I'd have in the middle of a 4th grade math lesson. Granted, I can't recall all of the aspirations I had back then (maybe they involved something like becoming best friends with Hilary Duff..?) But regardless of what they were, the idea of wearing what could easily be a motivational cracks a big smile on my face. And no matter what your age, we can all use the reminder to chase our dreams every now and then (especially when the reminder involves a cute fluffy white cat).

 







Chase Your Dreams Sweatshirt- The Yub
Free People Lace Skirt- Nordstrom
Wide Brim Hat- Second Hand
Moon/Crystal Earrings- Gift
All other jewlery- Vintage/Second Hand
Get this look for $52+ on Lookastic: Navy Print Crew-neck Sweater, Black Lace Skater Skirt, Black Leather Ankle Boots, and Black Wool Hat

Monday, April 13, 2015

Dissolve Me

I spent last Sunday afternoon hanging out with my fam bam in LA for Easter.  As you can see, I didn't cover myself head-to-toe in pastels for the occasion like I usually do every year. Rather, I pulled a classic Lexi and went with some warm, earthy shades. Speaking of shade, I haven't been getting a ton of it these days as I find myself soaking up more sun outside. You wouldn't be able to tell from my pasty skin though. It's hilarious to think back when I was 13- I longed more than anything to look pale as a ghost yet I was tan as tan could be. I'm gonna have to dig around for a pic of mid-puberty, even more awkward than now, Lexi to show you guys (Just because it's fun to embarass myself sometimes.) Fast forward nearly 7 years and I wish my skin could turn just a *tad* golden. Now I truly get the expression "The grass is always greener on the other side."





 Vintage Fringe Skirt Suit- Gift
Egyptian Leggings- Flashbacks
Ecco Green Booties- Second Hand
All Jewlery is Vintage/From Fleamarkets

Get this look for $28+ on Lookastic: Brown Necklace, Tan Leggings, and Olive Leather Boots

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Red and Purple

This ensemble has got some unintential cave girl vibes going on. Between the wooden,bone-resembling necklace and the hand-woven-looking maxi skirt, I feel like a modernized paleolithic princess.I think I'm even one hair-bone away from entering Pebbles Flintstone territory. Come to think of it, I might be more stone-age than I realized. I mean, a lot of the time I can be found hibernating in my "womancave" aka my room. In times of desperate survival, I'll hunt and gather food in my kitchen; by that I mean crack open some pre-packaged kale while scouring for salad toppings. Oh, and once in a blue moon I relax with a good cave painting sesh...errrm, more like doodle on random scraps of paper on my desk. Ok, so maybe I'm too 21st century to live a day in 6000 BCE (Let's get real, of course I'm not- just thinking of a whole day without wi-fi makes me anxious. Oh the horror!!)

 
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Sidenote: This lil' Nakamol leather wrap bracelet is the last sparkly in my first Rocksbox. What's funny is I've been wanting a wrap bracelet like this for sooo long and here comes Rocksbox gracing me with a gorgeous one to test out. It's as if they read my mind or something. <3





Cut Out Crop Top-Second Hand
Elan Striped Skirt- Second Hand (Ritzy Ragz)
Jeffrey Campbell Clog Heels-Crossroads
 Nakamol Leather Wrap Bracelet- Rocksbox
All other Jewlery- Vintage/Second Hand/Fleamarkets
Get this look for $37+ on Lookastic: Purple Necklace, Black Cropped Top, and Black Leather Heeled Sandals
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