Fancy Friday

IMG_1685 It became an architecture-major-wide tradition for my grade to start dressing up at the end of the week in honor of "Fancy Fridays." I'm sure there was a certain studio that can take credit for making up the tradition, but no matter who did, it still gets followed. Sometimes we will all plan to do it one Friday, but even if we don't, sometimes I still like to get a little fancier in celebration for the weekend. I wore this fun printed dress yesterday paired with a heeled boot and minimal accessories!

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I also went thrifting with my friend Alana at the Goodwill outlet today and got 5 pieces for only $2.61! I can't wait to show you guys my finds in future outfits!

dress_local boutique heeled booties_Forever 21, sale lasercut AZ necklace_DIY evil eye bracelet_TJ Maxx, gift from mom

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MONTHLY FAVORITES_December

With the month of December coming to an end, I went into 2013 thinking about a few of my favorite things. This month's favorites are all across the board, from things I got for Christmas (and love) to things I'm lusting over to things I am never realistically going to buy, but like to pretend I own on Polyvore. December Favorites

beauty

1_the infamous beauty blender_ i recently got my knock-off version at TJ Maxx for 6 bucks so check that out if you can. i completely reccomend this beauty tool for blending your foundation, it makes my skin look airbrushed and i don't know how i lived without it! 2_Goody Quikstyle hairbrush_i found this in my Christmas stocking and in my opinion, it really does work! this brush is designed to help your hair dry quicker while you style it with the use of the sponge within the bristles and the vented sides. you can find this product at Walgreens or Target 3_eos Smooth Lipbalm Sphere_also in my stocking, this yummy strawberry sorbet chapstick that hasn't left my side since Christmas morning.

jewelry

1_Maison Margiela for H&M Bracelet_yeah...still kicking myself for not getting my hands on one of these minimalist pieces while they were still in store 2_knuckle ring_my friend Morgan had been a fan of this style of ring for a while now, and I got one for Christmas! it's a great addition to my ring collection. you can see the one I've been wearing by bar III from Macy's in this outfit post. I also like this one from Macy's. 3_state necklace_see my DIY plexiglass Arizona necklace in this outfit post and this one too that I've been wearing non-stop ever since I made it. this is a really cool way to show your hometown pride, especially if you live away from home.

clothing

1_velvet leggings_i'm not sure if its the fact that i was in a hotter climate this month or the relaxation factor that comes with the holidays, but i really was just not in the mood to wear real pants. therefore, i was very grateful to receive an assortment of leggings for gifts, and like these velvet ones I got by HUE from Dillard's. 2_hello red pullover_it's no secret that i'm a sucker for a good crewneck, and this clever one by Hello Merch is one of my current favorites on my wish list. this company is run by one of the former members of my favorite band, The Format, making this sweatshirt even that much cooler. 3_geek sweater_another graphic sweater, i recently got this one at PacSun by the brand Kirra. i've been wearing it a lot lately, but it has yet to make an appearance on the blog. stay tuned for that!

shoes

1_hologram heels_these pumps by Stella McCartney are very on trend. the hologram is the perfect amount futuristic and also attracts my 6-year-old spirit that still loves rainbows and Lisa Frank anything. 2_Leather Sk8-Hi Platform_i covet a new signature pair of Vans every year, and I want these to be on my feet next. similar to the classic Sk8-Hi's, this shoe gets a facelift with a higher platform and leather. i may with go with the classics for the practicality of skateboarding and daily wear, but i like these oh so much. 3_Tardy's_these platform lace up boots by Jeffrey Campbell have been on every fashion bloggers feet lately and I wish I could say the same myself!

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DSC_1416 I was out Christmas shopping and as hard as I try to not buy anything for myself before the holidays, when I saw this knit camo cardigan, I had to get it. I love that this on-trend print is done in a new way with a knit, and I had seen sweaters like these for much higher prices on Asos and one from LF stores. So since I had been scouting out a sweater like this and PacSun was having a sale, I decided it was worth the buy. I styled the outfit quite casually for a day of hanging out doing DIY projects and watching movies with my friend, but I'm excited to style it with a skirt in the future!

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I'm also back to including a music track with my outfit post and while we were working on said projects, A Day to Remember was the soundtrack of choice. Enjoy!

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knit camo cardigan_PacSun

white tee_TJ Maxx

black corduroy jeggings_Forever 21

velcro skate shoes_Vans Canvas Prison Issue

plexiglass Arizona necklace_DIY

plexiglass rings_DIY made by my friend Ariana

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