Sunday, November 29, 2015

Raising the Skate

Do you ever rediscover fashion combos that you used to wear like crazy? Tops tucked into mini skirts were once the bread and butter of my wardrobe. At some point, I ran out of shirts that weren't too bulky or short to stay underneath high waisted skirts so my obsession with the pairing eventually faded. Returning to this style now feels better than ever. An outfit like this totally works for fall in my neck of the woods since it doesn't get too chilly, meaning you can get away with wearing tights in the "colder" months. It could just be the hair but I like to think of this getup as a modern day take on Lydia Deetz (or maybe like her not-as-cool cousin). Either way, I feel pretty strong/sassy sportin' this look and ready to raise the skate.

 

Mesh Long Sleeve Top- Resale (Ritzy Ragz)
Everleigh Circle Skirt- Norstrom
Jessica Simpson Tights- TJ Maxx
Ecco Moss Ankle Boots- Resale (Ritzy Ragz)
Cross Necklace- Flashbacks
Hamsa Necklace- Loving Life by Elvee
Rest of Jewelry- Resale/Fleamarkets

Get this look for $25+ on Lookastic: Black Crochet Mini Skirt, Olive Leather Ankle Boots, Black Tights

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Je T'aime

Romanticizing the annoying parts of reality is something I try to pratice. Wake up late? Pretend I'm a fictional character in the opening scene of a movie. Spill hot tea on myself? Try to appreciate the warmth of it on my most likely cold skin. Stuck in traffic on the freeway? Think about how interesting it is that I'm, in a sense, united with the other hundreds of drivers on the road by the inconvenience. I'm definitely not always a positive Patty but the less time I waste peeved about something that ultimately doesn't matter, the better. What does this have to do with my outfit might you ask? I'm not really sure, it's just something that's been on my mind. And now moving onto things on my body; I've been really into spicing up casual outfits with elegant, vintage accessories. Nothing freshens up a t-shirt and boyfriend jeans like brooch and a string of pearls. It's the best of both worlds, like I can go out too a nice dinner wearing this and not look to dressy stopping by Target to pick up cat litter on the way home.



Truly Madly Deeply Top- Resale
Blank NYC Boyfriend Jeans- Nordstrom
Black Beret- Ebay
Icon Klimt Sneakers- Resale (Ritzy Ragz)
Black Pearl Belt- Vintage
Gold Leaf Brooch- Vintage
All Jewelry- Vintage/ Flea Markets
Get this look for $120+ on Lookastic: Black Cutout Cropped Top, Grey Ripped Boyfriend Jeans, Blue Print Slip-on Sneakers, Black Beret
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