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Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Prada Trousers [my style]

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I went thrifting a few weeks ago and was so excited to find these Prada pants for $25! I was looking for a more masculine, looser fitting, high-waisted pair than the black pants I already own and completely hit the jackpot with the brand! Even the store workers were complimenting the find. My studded bracelet, I hate to admit, is from Hot Topic. In search of studded bracelets, they had the cheapest and coolest one.

My outfit is acknowledging a little bit more than usual that it's autumn. Maybe it was the dreary rain. Or the sudden drop in temperature. Either way, I'm so ready for fall to be here. I love cardigans and pants and scarves and close-toed shoes.

Also, these pictures made me realize that I really need to redo my roots. I think I'm going to go even redder!







Glasses: Ermenegildo Zegna
Pants: Prada (thrifted), $25
Top: H&M, $3
Bracelets: H&M, Hot Topic, F21
Oxfords: F21, $19
Purse: Urban Outfitters, $38

Monday, September 27, 2010

Loose + Tight [my style]

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Sunglasses - A. Schwabb, $5
Top - H&M
Jeans - F21
Flats - Target
Purse - thrift
Rings - thrift


It's amazing how quickly hours, days, and weeks go by now. I've been in classes for a month, a whole month. Whaaaaaa. Anyway, my boyfriend made sushi for dinner ... I actually don't like sushi but love nigiri (sushi without the seaweed). It looked beautiful!

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Brutal, Buyable, Bargain: Desert Booties

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Brutal
Madewell: $188

Buyable
Steve Madden: $99.95

Bargain
Cadet at Zappo's: $68.95

I'm actually trying to decide between these three - any opinions? I don't want to break the bank but I do love those Madewell boots...

You Know You Shouldn't Buy It When...

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... it doesn't even flatter the size 2 model. Not that I liked these leggings too much anyway.


Forever 21

Sunday, September 19, 2010

Scalloped Shorts [my style]

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These pictures are from over a month ago when my bffaeaeae Anisa came to visit me in DC but I still thought I'd share. That day we went to the Mall to see the monuments, Hirshhorn, and the Natural History Museum, then got starving and went to Adams Morgan for falafels.



















Top - F21
Shorts - F21
Necklaces - estate sale
Belt - from Anisa
Necklaces - all over
Sandals - F21
Purse - thrift

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Black, White, and Read All Over [my style]

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When I found this dress at a thrift store in Philadelphia, I loved the sleeves, neckline, pattern, etc. but hated the mid-calf length. Easy fix: my roommate Mariel/personal sweatshop worker hemmed it!






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Dress: thrift
Belt: thrift
Bracelets: all over
Flats: Gucci

Monday, September 13, 2010

Meet Stacy London!

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Stacy London is launching her new company Style for Hire today! If you live in DC, stop by one of the stores listed here to meet her!

Saturday, September 11, 2010

Brutal, Buyable, Bargain: Nature Hair Accessories

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Keep nature in your fall wardrobe with floral (etc.) hair accessories.

Let's start with the gray beanie with a floral accent.



Brutal
Diane von Furstenburg: $180

Buyable
Mel's Bells on Etsy: $32

Bargain
KMart: $7 (not kidding)

Now the bird bobby pins.



Brutal
Marc Jacobs: $28 for 2

Buyable
Juicy Couture: $30 for 4

Bargain
KMart: $3 for 3

Musings from The Sartorialist

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So what is more important, fashion or style?

I attended a few fashion shows today and I have seen some very "fashionable" young ladies. But, they always come up short when compared to the young ladies doing their own thing.

I know what this season's trends are suppose to be and this young lady doesn't really fit into any of those forecasts and yet she really stood out from all the other pretty young things.


The Sartorialist

Agreed.

Labor Day is Hard Work

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Earrings: UO
Top: Coco and Lilly
Skirt: Forever 21
Bracelets: all over
Shoes: vintage
Purse: thrift