OOTD_90: "Tough And Girly"

DSC_0932 Today's #coasttocoastchallenge was "Tough and Girly." Since a feminine yet edgy look is basically my every day style, I decided to go all out by contrasting some of my most edgy pieces with this very girly floral dress.

A big part of the making this outfit "tough" is the fit of this vest. The oversized piece really tones down the flowy dress to make it a little more casual. I also wouldn't normally pair two studded pieces together, but I really like how all of the silver accents are picking up in this look.

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floral dress_TJ Maxx oversized studded denim vest_Goodwill with DIY studs and cut. see my tutorial here studded combat boots_Steve Madden, available here silver box purse_Luella collection for Target circa..2006? cross earrings_Urban Outfitters, sale on my lips_NYC Champagne Lip Stain

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OOTD_88 "All Your Heart"

DSC_0803 The weather is super warm this Sunday so I'm super happy but was stumped on what to wear. Instead of wearing shorts, I've been having fun pulling out all of my skirts and dresses now that I don't need to wear tights with them anymore. I've styled a lot of these pieces on the blog before but this was the first time styling them together. I think the red belt pulls this whole look together, which is a thrifted piece that hadn't gotten much love lately!

The track for today's outfit is just a song I've been liking from a new playlist I made entitled "All Your Heart" by Transit. Listen along here while you view.

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white tee_TJ Maxx, gift camel skater skirt_Forever 21, almost identical available here aztec flannel_Urban Outfitters, sale, but similar look available here laced platforms_Jeffrey Campbell Lita, from Plato's Closet, but on sale in black from Nasty Gal here red belt_Goodwill gold spike necklace_Forever 21 gold triangle ring_Brandy Melville

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OOTD_80: "Breaking & Entering"

DSC_0586 i recently put my christmas money to use, and decided to style all 3 of my purchases into one outfit! i was in a black and white mood and picked up this colorblocked moto jacket (for 25 bucks!) from the Nasty Gal sale, and paired it with my new Vans Sk8 Hi's. i'd been eyeing these shoes for a few months and knew they'd be a great addition to my Vans collection. i almost opted for the platform version, but decided to get a pair that i could also skate in. i love how they add a classic skate style to my looks and are a little more dramatic than ones i've purchased in the past

with an all black and white look, i love the pop of color that my new ear cuff adds to my look. i am crushing hard on everything that is sold on By Samii Ryan and love the element of interest mine adds to my look!

the styling for this outfit kinda reminds me of Jenna McDougall of Tonight Alive. therefore, the track for today's outfit is "Breaking & Entering" by the band. if you don't know about them, listen below!

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speaking of Vans i like, how amazing are these as well? and these?!

skull blouse_Gypsy Warrior, available here colorblocked moto jacket_Nasty Gal, sale, similar available here corduroy skinnies_Forever 21, sale high tops_Vans Sk8 Hi, available here spiked howlite ear cuff_By Samii Ryan, available here

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OOTD_78: "Look What Happened"

DSC_0804 I recently made a purchase from the online store By Samii Ryan, and this amazing head chain came free with my order! I love the piece but I was hesitant to style it because it is not my typical look. However, I realized that I should get inspired and decided to pair it with my favorite aztec flannel from UO. I incorporated some edgy elements to keep it touch with my personal style by layering over my embroidered skull shirt and throwing on my studded combat boots. I ended up loving this outfit and the head chain and think it would be great for a road trip or day of exploring outdoors.

The track for today's outfit is "Look What Happened" by Less Than Jake. Like this outfit, this song is still my style, but a little different than the usual. Listen along below while you view!

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embroidered skull shirt_DIY, similar available here aztec flannel_Urban Outfitters, sale, but I love this one from Karmaloop zip leggings_Dillard's studded combat boots_Steve Madden, available here military backpack_Rose Bowl Flea Market feather head chain_By Samii Ryan, available here