Simple Streetstyle

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So I have a confession…I have a new obsession with bomber jackets! I have collected them in multiple colors and this was my first time wearing this nude one. I attended a fashion networking event in my hometown and I decided to go with a laid back look, like always. I wore my new light wash highwaisted skinnies with a tied ribbed crop top (yes, it came already tied permanently). These are one of the most comfortable jeans I own. I matched my favorite pair of booties with my bomber, because as you dolls know, I am obsessed with color blocking! I love the nude and olive color together and they are becoming my favorite color combo. To finish this simple look, I wore a brown snakeskin choker with silver spikes.

Get the look:

  • Bomber Jacket: Ross ($15)
  • Ribbed Crop Top: Charlotte Russe Outlet ($5)
  • Light wash skinnies: Forever 21 Plus (Size 12, $19.50)
  • Camel Booties: Charlotte Russe ($12 on sale)

Chic Biker Style

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Being a fashion design major in college is tricky. You want to be comfortable, as you have many studios. However, you also want to be stylish from time to time. For the very first time in a long time I felt like putting on real clothes-meaning no workout clothes or leggings. Plus, it was Halloween so I figured it was the perfect opportunity to channel my inner dark side.  I wore these black acid wash high-waisted jeans. I styled them with a long sleeve black crop top, my favorite faux leather jacket, and these quilted suede over-the-knee boots. As you can see, the individual items are very simple, but when put together they work well and makes it look like I actually put a lot of thought and effort into the outfit. Lastly, I am wearing a suede choker around my neck to add more detail and edge to the look. For a more dramatic look, I added a bold winged eyeliner with a vampy lip.

Get the look:

Crop Top: Charlotte Russe

Black Acid Wash Jeans: H&M

Over-the-Knee Boots: Go Jane

Faux Leather Jacket: Forever 21

 

 

Penn’s Landing

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Ever wonder what to wear on a hot day spent by the ocean or river? I wore this outfit on a hot day at Penn’s Landing. No matter how hot it is outside, it will always be breezy by a body of water, especially when the sun starts to set. Personally, I find jeans are more comfortable than wearing shorts or a dress. I don’t have to worry about my legs being cold or pulling an accidental “Marilyn Monroe”-one of a woman’s biggest fears when wearing a skirt or dress that the wind will blow it up in the air. The jeans of my choice for this were my mom jeans. These are the most comfortable pair of jeans I own, especially when doing laid back activities. I paired it with a mock turtle neck tank and my favorite sneakers, which is something else to keep in mind.  It may also be a good idea to wrap an oversized shirt or sweater around your waist in case you get cold- I happened to leave mine in the car. No matter where you are going, always think about your comfort. Add your favorite purse and pair of sunnies and you’re good to go!

Mom Jeans: H&M

Mall Run

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On a run to the King of Prussia Mall, I wore a ribbed crop top, highwaisted jeans, and sneakers. I like to keep it very simple and comfortable when shopping. High waisted jeans and crop tops are my go to, as you guys already know. They are the perfect combo! These are my favorite jeans- they are stretchy and extremely comfy. They are also the perfect shade of blue!

Get the look:

Crop top: Forever 21

High waisted jeans: Garage

Shoes: Adidas Superstars

 

Styling A T-Shirt Dress

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T-shirt dresses were very popular this summer. You’ve seen them on your favorite celebs and in your favorite boutiques. I haven’t worn dresses until recently. I’ve always been uncomfortable in them, but after realizing how easy they are to style and wear when you don’t feel like getting glammed up, I fell in love with their simplicity. I wore this simple scooped hem t-shirt dress for my first day of classes. I was so breathable in the unbearable heat. Of course I threw on my Adidas and tied a shirt around my waist. For this look, I chose  a multi-colored plaid shirt to add some color. This is a very minimal look that is perfect for those “I can’t find an outfit” mornings.

Get the look:

T-shirt dress: Ross

Plaid shirt: H&M

Shoes: Adidas Superstars

South St. Vibes

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On a hot summer day, I wore a taupe sundress, a denim shirt, sneakers, and a faux snakeskin textured tote. It was in the high 90s, so I wanted to wear something lightweight and breathable. This thin knit dress was not too tight, so I was extremely comfortable. I love tying shirts around my waist to add my simple style. I chose this denim one because it complements the color of the dress. For shoes, of course I am wearing my Adidas Superstars. These go with literally everything. There are many different shoes you can wear to either dress your your look up or make it more casual. I wore sneakers because I knew I would be doing a lot of walking. To complete the look I added my faux leather snakeskin black tote bag to add one more color to the look and to match the stripes on my sneakers. You guys know I live for contrast- I also love how the black contrasts with the lightly colored dress and denim shirt. Lastly, the real statement piece of this look is the beautiful mosaic street art behind me, which I could not resist having a mini photoshoot in front of.

Get the look:

Dress: H&M

Denim Shirt: Burlington Coat Factory

Shoes: Adidas Superstars

Tote: Primark

 

Boho Chic

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For this bohemian chic look, I wore a tribal printed open-back dress. I styled it with triangle earrings and chestnut colored gladiator sandals. The detailed print and trim on the  dress add a boho flair, while the open back adds edge. Open backs are trending and they add so much fun- you can wear a lace bralette or use the open back to add a pop of color. I usually wear a lace navy blue bra with this dress, but of course I couldn’t find it. The bell sleeves also add to the boho theme. This dress is very breathable and comfortable, even in 90 degree weather! To top off the look, gladiator sandals scream boho vibes. Not only are the stylish and trending, but they are comfortable as well. They also have small triangle cutouts on them, which adds even more detail. Finally, I had my hair in two French braids to complete the look (there will be more details on hair and makeup in my next post). French braids are in again and this look was the perfect opportunity to wear them.

Get the look:

  • Patterned dress (Charlotte Russe)
  • Gladiator sandals (Ross)
  • Triangle cutout earrings (Forever 21)