On Site

IMG_4470 I have a bit of a love affair with this building. I drive past it twice a day going to and coming from work, and always sneak a peek as I go by. Yesterday I just had to stop and get a closer look. I love the blue-toned glass front and brick facade. Yeah...I'm basically obsessed with this little structure. But I'll have more on that in another post! As for my outfit, I loved how the rugged exterior went well with my utilitarian vest and purse. Although this purse might look like a girly piece, I consider it utilitarian because it is roomy and has so many pockets, allowing me to tote my DSLR and sketchbook wherever I go.

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For work I wore just this dress with a pair of silver Toms and it just felt way too girly for me. I threw on my vest and boots and soon as I got home. Although I couldn't wear this vest to work so I had an exception, I always try remember to stay true to myself and my personal style. It will give you a lot more confidence when you're just being you!

dress // H&M Chicago vintage army vest // Rose Bowl Flea Market booties // Forever 21 studded bag // Gypsy Warrior sketchbook //Miquelrius

Thanks so much for reading my posts! I hope that you have been enjoying my effort to include a little more of my architectural interests into my blog. Have a great weekend! x, Paige

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

Thanks for reading! See you tomorrow!

OOTD + Blogger Meet Up

IMG_0538resize Yesterday I met up with Alyssa from Sincerely, Truly Scrumptious for lunch and some vintage shopping! We had so much fun finally meeting in person and shopping at this rad store, The Blue Jean Buyer that she introduced me to. We checked out all of the vintage cutoffs and boyfriend jeans, and I bought a statement belt. It was an impulse buy which is really unlike me, but I can't wait to style it! If you want to see it, check out my Instagram.

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Another exciting part of yesterday was that my new bag came in the mail! I chose it because it looks similar to the Alexander Wang Rocco bag, and it's going to be my new everyday purse.

metallica tank_Urban Outfitters, sale vintage cutoffs_Levi's from eBay heeled booties_Forever 21, sale studded bottom bag_Gypsy Warrior, available in red here large watch_Nordstrom BP skull bracelet_Urban Outfitters, sale

Thanks so much for reading and don't forget to check out Alyssa's blog here! She has great style that I think you all will love.

HOW I STYLE_Vests for Spring + Video!

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I filmed this video with my iPhone over the past couple of weeks because I have noticed how much vests are becoming a staple of my spring wardrobe. I love how they add a layer to your outfit, without making you too warm. Check out the video and I have also included photos with outfit details below if you are curious!

outfit 1

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studded army vest_Rose Bowl Flea Market budweiser tee_Target men's section, sale high waisted shorts_Levi's from eBay boots_Doc Martens from Rose Bowl Flea Market watch_Nordstrom BP ring_Macy's, sale

outfit 2

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vest_Saver's DIY cutoff sleeves and patches graphic metal tank_Goodwill, DIY cutoff sleeves floral skater skirt_Forever 21 creepers_Amazon spiked headband_Urban Outfitters, sale

outfit 3

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cream leather vest_Forever 21 metallica tank_Urban Outfitters, sale high waisted leopard print jeans_Urban Outfitters BDG, sale heeled booties_Forever 21, sale black tote_H&M cross bracelet_eBay

outfit 4

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black denim vest_Goodwill, DIY cutoff sleeves and studs floral dress_Material Girl for Macy's studded combat boots_Steve Madden beanie_Urban Outfitters BDG skull cuff_eBay spiked cuff_Forever 21

Thanks for watching/reading! x

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