October 31, 2013
October 30, 2013
October 29, 2013
Hair accessories can really make or break an outfit. Personally, I'm a big fan of a headband because my bangs are currently in that awkward "growing out" stage and they don't look good down. I love that gilded one from Anthro.
(I was laughing really hard as I was writing this because the way the models are facing reminded me of the Brady Bunch opening scene. It was not intentional.)
(Ban.do twist scarves, Anthropologie headband, Kate Spade cloche, ASOS bow)
October 28, 2013
I don't normally do a whole post dedicated to a person, but when I found out that today was Edith Head's (posthumous) 116th birthday I knew I had to do a little homage. Her designs were legendary.
I hope your weekend went well. I was able to pop over to J. Crew and pick up some of these hair ties. They're so beautiful that I actually have been sporting them on my wrist as well.
Have a great Monday, folks.
October 24, 2013
October 23, 2013
Evidently tulle skirts are popular right now. Not that I mind; any excuse to wear a fluffy, beautiful, feminine skirt is more than welcome. (I love this one!) The way a tulle skirt is styled in the first picture is my absolute favorite. Super simple but ultra chic.
(Ballerina skirt/sweater combo via Pinterest, Stockholm street style picture via Caroline's Mode, Photoshoot via The Life Styled, gray tulle skirt via Style Unveiled)
October 22, 2013
October 21, 2013
October 18, 2013
October 17, 2013
October 15, 2013
1. Calypso St. Barth maxi skirt | 2. Madewell boots | 3. J. Crew tee | 4. AllSaints jacket | 5. Modcloth necklace
Sequined maxis are so in right now. (I love this look.) The only bummer with the sparkly look is that unless you pair it with more edgy accessories, you can end up looking like a fairy princess. (Good for some days, bad for others.) So, I paired this maxi with a really edgy boot/jacket combo to balance it out. I actually think it makes the sparkles look more sophisticated.
Will you be rocking this shiny trend?
October 14, 2013
Blue is such a great color for nails. It basically goes with everything, and there are so many different options that you can never get the same blue twice. (Unless, of course, it's the same bottle. I have actually done that before.)
I think I love the cobalt color the most. Super bright and really impactful, especially when paired with that pretty gold.
October 11, 2013
October 9, 2013
October 8, 2013
October 7, 2013
I love sparkles. (If you have read Mode for more than
a few months a week than you probably already know that. Seriously. It's a terrible sickness.)
Fall is probably my favorite season because of one thing: LAYERING. Oh yes, girls, it's back. Finally you can wear all the things that were too warm for summer. I love the first look, with a sparkly mini over leggings and a warm sweater. Perfect way to dress down an otherwise fancy piece.
October 4, 2013
Do you ever forget to smile? I know I do. I can be walking around thinking of one hundred and fifty different things, and I just don't smile. I'm literally so wrapped up in all the stuff in my own head that I miss a chance to brighten someone's day.
Generally, if you smile at someone you will get a smile back. Sure, sometimes you don't, but would you not take that chance? A friendly smile can really be a very kind gesture. In a world that is getting darker and darker, just even a simple little smile as you pass by a stranger can be like cold water on a hot day. If you think about it, very few people smile just because anymore.
I consider it my way of sharing the love of Jesus with others. What do you think Jesus would do if He walked through a store? I seriously doubt that He would have His iPhone four inches from His face. Let's make a conscious choice to use the basic function of smiling, a God-given gift, for others. It really makes a difference in your day.