If Work Permits

IMG_4226 This lace tee is coming through for me again, making all of my summer dresses work appropriate. I first tried it out by layering and knotting the tee over a floral dress for a summer look, but I like it over this striped dress even more. (Which is pretty impressive because I really liked that first combo!) I then added my all-black essentials, grabbed my laptop and drawing tube, and was out the door!

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I wanted to share a small preview of some of the things I have been doing during my work day. Assisting an architect with floorplans and planning out a subdivision are what's in store right now. I love that when I go to work I have some things I am consistently working on, but also new information and projects pop up every day!

striped dress // Target lace tee (knotted) // Forever 21 loafers // TJ Maxx studded bag // Gypsy Warrior sunnies // Target collar necklace // Forever 21 backpack // TimBuk2 drafting tube // AZ Art Supply

Thanks for reading! p.s. if you missed out on what my work entails this summer, check out this post! x, Paige

Interview Attire

IMG_2632 Today I had an exciting interview for a study abroad scholarship. It went really well and was more like an interesting conversation. I hope it went well in their opinion too! I almost went with a pants look, but at the last minute I chose this easy shift dress and a statement necklace. I didn't wear the coat to the interview, but it kept me warm on my way home from class and I like how the differing patterns still work well together.

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Today was a productive day in studio but everyone was also relaxed from the long weekend, so we were still having fun! My friend Max set up a mini photo-shoot to create "entourage" to put into our renders now that we are nearing the end of the quarter. In case you don't know what that means, check out this site. Anyways, I think I will work on a post this week with his tips on how to photoshop entourage from your own photos in case you are an architecture student in need of some help!

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Hope you got your week off to a great start, and remember, it's only 4 days again! See you tomorrow!

"Artist Appreciation"

Photo May 01, 8 25 22 PM I've been eyeing and laughing over this shirt for at least six months now. I first learned about the artist through Instagram (seriously where I find out about anything cool) and finally took the plunge and bought it with some commission money from a recent art piece. In my opinion no one is more destined to be a closet metalhead than Ron Swanson, and judging by the smirks I got from passerby's at school today, I think many would agree. Confused? Watch Parks and Recreation. He had me at "meat tornado."

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During a study break last night I also made this headband from some extra tshirt material! It adds some extra excitement to a pretty basic outfit. I was hooked and made another for myself and one for my roommate. I can't wait to show you the others in future posts!

black metal Ron Swanson tee_MetalJeff.net camo skinnies (cuffed)_Forever 21 black embellished loafers_TJ Maxx studded bowling bag_Gypsy Warrior studded khaki headband_DIY from old tshirt material, I used this tutorial

thanks for reading! // see you tomorrow!

OOTD_86: Studio Review

DSC_0762 Today was my mid-review for studio, so I always like to wear a dress or skirt, and wear something that is professional but still exciting. This dress is a go to in my closet because it's a neutral but it still bold and graphic. The cut of it really suits being paired with an oversized blazer like this one. You may remember this outfit a while back as well where I styled this dress for a school day. Finally, it's great to add a decisive pop of color to your outfit when making a presentation, so I finished off my look with this bright statement necklace I made a while back. This was a piece of a small "collection" my friend Ariana and I worked on a while back, which I plan to share more on later. This quarter we have been experimenting with other students and our professor with digitally fabricated jewelry which is really exciting!

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Don't forget you can always quickly change up your look with your hair! I tried a middle part today because I feel like my hair is finally long enough, and I really liked how it streamlined my look.

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Thanks so much for reading!

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