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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

Who You Callin'?

Photo Apr 20, 5 37 17 PM Yesterday was productive and creative, I spent the day working on a few projects from home. My friends and I then decided to walk down to the local record store from our house to celebrate Record Store Day. I love that we can walk to such fun places, and we were surprised to see local bands playing in the back so we stayed and listened to a couple sets before picking up a few records, which I'm listening to now!

One of the local bands playing was Proxima Parada. I have heard about these guys forever but had never listened to their music. It was amazing! I couldn't believe how good their voices were. I think you guys will enjoy them too! Listen along to their song "Who You Callin'?" here, and also check out their other music!

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Photo Apr 20, 5 39 49 PM striped dress_Target vest_Savers, DIY cut off sleeves and patches metallic studded flatforms_Deena and Ozzy by Urban Outfitters, sale heart sunnies_Forever 21 arrow ring_gift

Thanks for reading! See you tomorrow--let me know in the comments below if you'd like to see an art post or styling video tomorrow!

xo

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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OOTD_92 "Dashboard"

DSC_0929 I said in yesterday's outfit post that I thought my vests were going to get a lot of wear this spring, and here I am to prove it!

This outfit was inspired after I watched this "5 Grungy Outfits" video by Claire from heyclaire.com. I think she has great style that is minimal but still edgy and exciting at the same time.

The track for this outfit is "Dashboard" by Modest Mouse that has a laid back vibe for this lazy Saturday. Listen along below while you view!

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I also wanted to mention the story behind this graphic tee. For the longest time I considered buying this sweater version from Urban but could never justify the price tag. I ended up finding this similar top at Target for 8 bucks in the men's section. Sometimes you can find the perfect thing in the most unexpected places!

graphic tee_Target, men's section, sale studded army vet_Rose Bowl Flea Market acid wash vintage shorts_Levi's, eBay boots_Doc Martens, Rose Bowl Flea Market silver watch_Nordstrom BP, old armor ring_Macy's, gift

Thanks so much for reading! You can keep up with my style here: instagram / facebook / tumblr / bloglovin' / twitter / pinterest / youtube