Soleri Sunset

IMG_5199 Another day, another dollar, another outfit. I've been wanting to wear this dress to work many times recently, but hesitated because the back has a large cutout. Today I threw on this oversized lace cardigan that I am obsessed with and was set! I thought that the two flowy pieces wouldn't work together, but the slight structure of lace material actually gives it some shape. As a bonus, it keeps me warm in my cold office! I finished off the look with a statement necklace, and then some sandals to keep look a little more summery and less serious.

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I was out shopping today with my mom and we stopped on this great bridge over the canal in Scottsdale. The large silver structure you can see in the background is a bridge by Paolo Soleri. I used to think the design was an eyesore, but now it is growing on me. Soleri was a fascinating architect that recently passed away, and now I appreciate having a piece of his work so close to my home!

dress // Fashion Q

lace cardigan // thrifted

gladiator sandals // Sam & Libby for Target

studded bag // Gypsy Warrior

collar necklace // Forever 21

Over It All

IMG_5112 Today I was busy painting and checking things off of my to-do list, and overalls were the perfect utilitarian choice for getting work done! I picked these babies up at Goodwill last week (half off sale, ya!) and boy were they ugly. The denim was an awful, cheap looking wash. However when I got them home, I just cut them into shorts, bleached them a little, and then cuffed them and I was good to go! Today I wore them in a skater style with my favorite Vans snapback and high tops, but I also can't wait to wear them with a simple topknot and white tee.

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One of the things on my to-do list today was adding new items to my Threadflip store! I listed 23 new items so go check it out, they are already selling fast! You can find my store here, or anytime on the righthand sidebar of my blog. Thanks so much for reading guys, I hope you had a great Saturday!

overalls // altered, Goodwill

rainbow skull tank // Urban Outfitters

hi-tops // Vans Sk8-Hi

snapback, similar // Vans

spike necklace // Forever 21

midi ring // Urban Outfitters

Girl On Fire

IMG_4986 A lot of the street style I've been admiring as of late has been from European cities and New York. These styles are, not surprisingly, very focused on neutrals. This influence as well as my transition into office attire has me wearing a lot more neutral outfits than usual. I'm not complaining, but for the summer season I think color is necessary. On this day I pulled out my DIY clutch that adds a statement to my outfit, but still stays professional with its hardware detailing.

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After wearing this thrifted maxi skirt once before, I was torn between chopping off the interior lining, or just leaving it be. Well, I spotted my fabric scissors one day and that skirt had a new fate. I am so glad I cut it! I love that the lace detail shows now, adding so much more depth to my outfit.

geometric crop // local boutique

lace maxi skirt // altered, Goodwill Outlet

sandals // Steve Madden for TJ Maxx

hardware clutch // DIY, check out my tutorial 

studded belt // Forever 21

midi ring // Urban Outfitters

skull cuff // eBay

Sunday Morning Rain is Falling...

IMG_4828 Monsoon season is in full force over here in AZ. However, just because it's rainy, doesn't mean it gets cold. On Sunday I sported my favorite beanie and Docs to gear up against the rain, but still showed some skin and kept cool with cutoffs and a tank. I've noticed that I've been wearing a lot of neutrals recently, so I decided to add some neon to spice up this look. I love how it was a surprise pop, and reminds me to throw some more color into my outfits.

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cross tank // Forever 21 lace cardigan // Goodwill Outlet vintage cutoffs // Levi's from eBay boots // vintage Doc Martens from Rose Bowl Flea Market neon beanie // Neff bag // Gypsy Warrior skull ring // Brandy Melville polish // Color Club's "Factory Girl"

On this day, Jake and I puddle jumped over to Goodwill to search for some vintage goodies. I scored this camera for $6, and after loading it up with film, it was set to go! I'm excited to put it to use this summer because film causes you to photograph in a different way because you're more limited. As for digital photography, keep up with me on Instagram for snaps like this one!

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