August

August 18, 2014

It's finally here- summer is coming to an end. I'm hurrying to buy the last minute things I need while also packing up my room at home for my apartment and trying to fit a hair appointment in all at once. I'm also mentally preparing myself for this upcoming fall semester away from some of the people I love most in the world. I recently said goodbye to two of my best friends last week and I'll say goodbye to two more at the end of this week.

 Last week I was on vacation with my family in New York! My time with the city that doesn't sleep was short, (we spent only a week we usually spend 2) but it was packed with so much. My family and I spent some time in the Poconos, went on a waterfall trail, did some superb shopping, went bowling, went to a casino, and I even had time to do some fat henna! (See below) I told you, we did a lot! I'm really thankful that we decided to go back home this year =') I hope all of you got to take some time off for vacation!

I can't believe that this is going to be the last of my summer shoots with my dear friend Katie. Katie goes to the University of Michigan where she kicks major ass as a Style Guru for College Fashionista. It breaks my heart that I won't be seeing her til' Christmas time. ='( Absence truly does make the heart grow fonder though!

While shopping in New York I found this beautiful cream skirt at Forever 21 and couldn't believe my eyes. The intricacy and quality of the skirt was incredible. It looked like something out of a Free People catalog instead of Forever 21. Although I have something similar to this skirt I felt like it would be wearable throughout the seasons. Plus it was just too beautiful. I paired it with a simpler tank (stolen from my mothers closet), and to get the fall vibes going tied a flannel around my waist for a little bit of a twist. I think that this skirt can easily be worn up or down depending on whether you want to showcase it or not. My birkenstocks have been doing some major work this summer I'm sad to have to put them away. Lastly, my nails are my one last hoorah for summer, I'm wearing I Just Can't CopeA-Cabana by OPI. See you soon!
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11 comments

  1. I am in LOVE with that skirt, you styled it perfectly.. as usual xo

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  2. I can't believe summer is almost over either!! I love that skirt too--and it's the perfect contrast with that black top. Great find!

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  3. So adorable! Loving the lace maxi with the plaid shirt! Gorg!

    <3 Shannon
    upbeatsoles.blogspot.com

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  4. Wow I love this outfit so much! I've been getting into tying shirts around my waist but yours with this outfit is great. I love the combination of the crop top and flowy pretty skirt! Hope all goes well with your apartment setup:)
    xo Olivia

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  5. Yay for the silver birks! And love the lace with flannel, it has a kind of ethereal vibe :)

    The Style Boro

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  6. Absolutely gorgeous! Love the skirt!

    Best,
    Christie
    Www.classifybychristie.com

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  7. I love the skirt! You are gorgeous :)

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  8. Such stunning photos I love the metallic shoes!
    Xo Miss Erin
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  9. Love this outfit, it's great! ^-^
    Nice blog, dear!

    http://www.caterina-m.blogspot.com

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  10. Ok we totally thought this was a free people skirt. So cute. Definitely going to have to make our way over to Forever 21 to see if they still have this. Way to gorgeous!!

    xx 365hangers

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  11. These pictures are so on point.
    I absolutely love your attention to detail i.e the nails and henna.
    Gorgeous!

    www.kindoflovely.com || AUS Fashion/Lifestyle

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