OOTD_91 "Cactus in the valley"

DSC_0917 I've recently found that I'm having trouble making my outfits interesting and have depth as the days get warmer because I'm not able to layer as much as I'd like. The perfect solution to this problem is a vest. The cut of it still leaves you cool, but you've added some dimension to your outfit as well. I have 4 vests in my closet (3 of them DIYed!) that I think will be getting a lot of wear in the coming months.

The track for today's outfit post is "Cactus in the valley" by Lights, whose music I have featured on here before in this outfit post. Listen along here while you view!

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Today I also wore my latest DIY, these boot tassels I made last night! Check out my tutorial here to make your own!

daisy print tank_Savers, DIYed into a tank top cream leather moto vest_Forever 21, available in red here, or check out this similar one in cream light wash denim_BDG by Urban Outfitters, sale ankle boots_Target, sale fringe tassels on boots_DIY, see my tutorial here black tote_H&M arm cuff_antique shop skull cartilage stud_Urban Outfitters, gift

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DIY_Removable Boot Tassels

DSC_0954 Fringe is an embellishment that I want on a lot of my accessories such as purses and shoes, but sometimes I want a cleaner, simpler look as well. This DIY is perfect for that! Make these fringe tassels for your favorite plain ankle boots, but the best part? They're just attached with duct tape so they are 100% removable and reusable. Win win.

I learned how to make these from one of the best DIY blogs P.S. I made this. Check out the simple tutorial here and check out my results below!

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The only supplies you will need are some faux leather, scissors, and duct tape. I had some faux leather left over from this DIY clutch, but you can find it at fabric stores. P.S. my ankle boots are from Target!

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And here is my finished product! I am so excited about these and the fact that I can take them off when they don't exactly work with my outfit.

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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_89 + Haul Video!

DSC_0859 I have finally found a pair of camo skinnies! I was searching everywhere for some and I'm glad I waited because I really like the detailing on these ones from Forever 21. These pants are really lightweight which is going to be great for the warmer months ahead. Since there is a stripe down the side, I wanted to pair them with a dressier shoe for a sportswear look. These shoes have a bit of a heel so it achieved that for me, and I definitely had in mind some fancier camo look such as this one that I love!

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As I mentioned I just picked up these camo jeans recently so I thought I would film a quick little haul video for you guys to show you some of the awesome spring items at Forever 21 right now! Hope you enjoy! P.S. Don't mind my weirdness

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iron maiden tee_Urban Outfitters, sale camo skinnies_Forever 21 lace up wedges_Deena and Ozzy by Urban Outfitters black tote_H&M spike necklace_Forever 21 cross bracelet_eBay leather skull band_Brandy Melville black beaded bracelet_Tiffany, gift from Dad

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