Thursday, September 26, 2013
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Monday, September 23, 2013
Friday, September 20, 2013
Leather is always super hot for fall! I love loose leather tops as a fun way to rock the trend in a not overly sexual way. I've found two leather tanks at various points, both at Neiman Marcus!
Dakota leather tank for a much more affordable $110! Hooray! So, does anyone have $110 I can borrow? :P
Thursday, September 19, 2013
And he may have dropped the L-Bomb and I may not have freaked out over it! I should note, what he said exactly was "I think I love you," which is less panic-inducing. And I refrained from saying it back, even though I admit I love everything I know about him so far. But, having known each other for less than two months, this was a complete 180 from my last relationship, which moved at glacier-like pace.
No getting around it, the last guy I dated, First Kiss, was a commitaphobe. I suppose it's to be expected when an independant person can't fully figure out what they want out of life... not only are they unsure of their future, they want to figure it out on their own first before they see themselves "settling down." And it worked for me at the time, as I needed to take things slowly before I moved forward. But naturally I'm a bit of a romantic.
And it's becoming apparent that Comic-Con Guy is as well. So what happens when two romantics ready for happily ever after start dating? Well, we haven't started picking out china patterns yet, but we are meeting in Vegas in November and I have felt the need to say "Let's not get drunk and get married." His response?
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
I'm revisiting the crop top!! I wore one during summer, but I saw so many girls rocking it at NY Fashion Week that I just had to do it again!
nail ring trend! Mostly because I got a super cheap one from Etsy... it's kinda fun but if I wore it out for a girls' night it would surely get lost.
Monday, September 16, 2013
So it's pretty much officially fall... sure it's technically not, but once NY Fashion Week is over I like to think it's time to bust out autumn stylings! So what's on my must has list this season??
2. Over the Knee Boot - looks best with no or a stacked heel, a stiletto can look stripperella..
3. Knit Beanie - grunge is coming back, embrace it!
4. Cocoon Coat - an oversized, rounded shoulder coat is just the thing to bundle up in
5. Fashionable Sweatshirt - not something to lounge on the couch in, it's time to see and be seen in a sweatshirt
6. Boyfriend Jeans - Slouchy and distressed jeans are the thing for fall!
7. Sneakers - Probably not to pair with aforementioned sweatshirt and boyfriend jeans, contrast with tailored looks instead
8. Culottes - Oh yes, this will be big from now until at least next spring!
9. Hand Soiree - Stack those rings, best if on multiple knuckles
10. Midi Skirt - Not always the easiest length to pull off, but looks so chic!
Friday, September 13, 2013
This went around all over yesterday but I wanted to share in case you hadn't seen it!
I'd like to think that if I was there I would admit if I didn't know a designer, but then I probably just wouldn't have made it into this clip.
Thursday, September 12, 2013
One of the fashionable girls at work approached me about mani rings yesterday... and I admit I was like "dafck you talking about??" She showed me this Daily Mail link and I was like, "oh I understands!"
ASOS. I found this triangle ring, but it doesn't look quite as secure as I would like. Well, if it does fall off, it was only $11.
KarmaLoop for $38. A bit scary for my tastes, but certainly standout!!
Then I hit almost jackpot with this find at Sephora. Very high quality, looks secure and on sale for $11! I just wish there were more colors!
Etsy for $19. There's acutally a decent number of options on Etsy, so go forth and search for "nail rings" and see what tickles your fancy!
Tuesday, September 10, 2013
After 50 plus days, Comic Con Guy and I were finally reunited! He came to visit me in DC over the weekend, so of course I had to pull together a perfect outfit for him to see me again. Something not super sexy, more feminine and sweet and says, "I'm your girlfriend!!"
I'm wearing: Dress from Urban Outfitters (still there and on sale!), vintage Levi's jacket, grey obi belt from a local DC designer I can't recall, purple tank from H&M, wedge sandals from Lulu*s, scarf from a Nicholas K fashion show, Giant Dwarf star bobby pins from fab.
Thursday, September 05, 2013
Wednesday, September 04, 2013
Luckily, all of my friends who have known me for 10+ years (two of my best friends are middle school and before!) have zero concerns. I suppose they've seen me be "Single V" enough that they aren't worried that I'm a relationship addict.
Of course time changes everyone, and perhaps now that I've had a taste of sweet, delicious long term relationship, I must have more? And well, the fact that I'm ready to settle down with someone certainly doesn't help.
But I don't believe it will drive me to stupidity. I know that I do end up dating again more quickly than most girls do and that maybe I should take more time to heal after a break up. But I also know that I do trust my instincts and go with my gut. And when I know a guy isn't right for me, I shut that down immediately. Because, yes, I told more than a few guys that we should only be friends before Comic Con Guy and I got all official relationship-y.
And I again have a very good feeling about this, something Comic Con Guy has echoed: "This doesn't feel like early relationship excitement. It feels like something so much deeper."
No, my instincts aren't always right, if they were I certainly wouldn't be divorced. But it's not like they're horribly wrong either, where I have a really good feeling about my pot smoking, guitar teaching ex or Mr. Maybe I'll Leave Her For You.
So, fingers crossed, perhaps I won't boff up my happily ever after with my actions!
Tuesday, September 03, 2013
Over the weekend I was honored to be my nephew's godmother!
I'm wearing: Tracy Reese dress from Nordstrom Rack, Nine West shoes, Foley + Corinna purse, vintage beret, and Michael Kors belt. Jewelry includes: Earrings and necklace from Anthropologie, BCBG bracelets and Banana Republic ring.