Empires in Pittsburgh. If anyone is in Pittsburgh they should go to The Smiling Moose tonight to see them. Since it's so incredibly hot today I opted for this 40's inspired romper (my roommates) from Forever 21. I love shows in the summer time and reasons to dress so summery!
What shows are you looking forward to and how do you like to dress as shows?
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Thursday, June 14, 2012
There is something about summer that makes me want to only wear dresses. Cute. New. Dresses. Lots of them. So that means I basically need to practice self control and not buy every dress I see. I may have splurged on a few here and there, like on this mustard striped dress I got from Forever 21.
It’s a perfect summer staple in my opinion. The structure of the shirt dress makes it not so girly and the colorful stripe was a perfect way to make it more appropriate for summer. Here I have it styled with neutral leathers in navy and brown to make the dress seem a little more masculine. It could be styled with a floral cardigan for a more quirky girly look too.
Photos by Lindsey.
Tuesday, June 5, 2012
This summer holds so much promise for me. Nothing too huge is happening, but I just have a really great feeling, ya know? The 330 Blogger collective already held an extremely successful clothing swap, I am going to Chicago in July with all of my good friends, and possibly Kelly’s Island, plenty of summer concerts, moving and of course spending time with friends and family.
I still have a full-time job, but since I don’t believe in summer classes, I am taking my free time for spending as much time with friends, family, and Mike. Mike just left to for a few days to Chicago to play a show with Empires, he will be back but leaves for tour next week. So we have been squeezing in as much “us” time as possible, and it really has been nice.
I also plan on spending as much time AS POSSIBLE with one of my best friends, Missy. She is moving to France in September to teach English for a year. So since I have basically seen her almost every day of the past 3 years(we live together) I am going to try to see her even more to get in all the friend time I can!
So this outfit post is kind of a kick off to a fun, promising summer! I figured a fun retro-inspired outfit would do the trick with my tied chiffon blouse and polka dot shorts(Forever 21), accessorized with striped cat-eye glasses(Wet Seal) and fuschia loafers(Target).
All Photos By Lindsey.
Saturday, June 2, 2012
Hello! It feels pretty good to be back! I am sorry for the little break I took, but it was much needed after busting my ass this semester( straight A’s woop woop!). I have been taking a much needed break from things to enjoy the beginning of summer with friends and Mike since he leaves for tour next week.
During this nice little break, some fellow bloggers( Midwestern Muse, For the Birds and A Lovely Little Blog) and I held a public clothing swap for Akron and I must say it was better than I ever expected!
This was not like the average swaps that I’ve posted about before on here, it took a lot of time and energy preparing, counting and organizing clothes. The swap was held at a local hair Salon called MC Studio. The swap was held in 4 different time segments so we could keep traffic pretty even. There were also three different vendors, snacks and refreshments, raffles, and goodie bags! I also did styling for those who needed it and I worked along side this really awesome seamstress, Ryan Kosmach( Seriously, if you are in the area, go to her! She is based out of Stow).
Over all I think the swap was a HUGE success! I had a lot of fun and it was really amazing to see the turn out. It was probably the cutest group of girls I’ve ever seen in a confined space! I really hope everyone enjoyed it as much as we did and I look forward to having one next year!
All Photos by Lindsey