I've been in a serious shopping slump lately, can anyone out there help me? Over spring break I managed to snag a few keepers but I've become pickier and pickier when it comes to shopping and my personal style. A quote caught my eye while reading In Style

"I've vowed to stop collecting trendy pieces just because they're 'in'. At this point, I'm very sure of my style, and I know what works on me and what doesn't. So I'm going to focus on looking for new tweaks..." 

I never felt more akin to a sentence, honestly. So by pledging to stop buying trendy pieces has certainly made it hard for me to shop. It's definitely a learning and growing experience. I've been reading and reading and reading this seasons trends and for some reason I haven't found something that really catches my eye minus metallics (which is too trendy). I'm trying out the blush trend though! Thoughts? Since blush isn't really my favourite colour I decided to make it a little more masculine by wearing all black with the rest of my outfit. Still as feminine but more me. While thrifting over spring break I found this gnarly faux leather button up. It's a size medium but I cannot wait to keep grungin' it up with layers.

I am wearing: Shirt - J.Crew, Leather collared shirt - thrifted, jeans - PacSun, shoes - Target, sunglasses - Ray-Bans.

If you were wondering what I was doing over spring break, here are some pictures ;)

Blushin'

March 25, 2014


 I've been in a serious shopping slump lately, can anyone out there help me? Over spring break I managed to snag a few keepers but I've become pickier and pickier when it comes to shopping and my personal style. A quote caught my eye while reading In Style

"I've vowed to stop collecting trendy pieces just because they're 'in'. At this point, I'm very sure of my style, and I know what works on me and what doesn't. So I'm going to focus on looking for new tweaks..." 

I never felt more akin to a sentence, honestly. So by pledging to stop buying trendy pieces has certainly made it hard for me to shop. It's definitely a learning and growing experience. I've been reading and reading and reading this seasons trends and for some reason I haven't found something that really catches my eye minus metallics (which is too trendy). I'm trying out the blush trend though! Thoughts? Since blush isn't really my favourite colour I decided to make it a little more masculine by wearing all black with the rest of my outfit. Still as feminine but more me. While thrifting over spring break I found this gnarly faux leather button up. It's a size medium but I cannot wait to keep grungin' it up with layers.

I am wearing: Shirt - J.Crew, Leather collared shirt - thrifted, jeans - PacSun, shoes - Target, sunglasses - Ray-Bans.

If you were wondering what I was doing over spring break, here are some pictures ;)

This lovely piece of artwork was done by Lena Komarova. Lena is only 12 years and a blogger form Kazakhstan. She is so incredibly talented, and guess what! She did some artwork for JMC! I discovered Elena Komarova quite some time ago because she always illustrates one of my favourite bloggers, Song of Style. The thing I love the most about her artwork is that she's so meticulous, she gets all the details, and leaves her own personal mark on every piece of artwork. Please check out Lena's Instagram feed, and blog. You won't regret it!

Lena Komarova

March 15, 2014

This lovely piece of artwork was done by Lena Komarova. Lena is only 12 years and a blogger form Kazakhstan. She is so incredibly talented, and guess what! She did some artwork for JMC! I discovered Elena Komarova quite some time ago because she always illustrates one of my favourite bloggers, Song of Style. The thing I love the most about her artwork is that she's so meticulous, she gets all the details, and leaves her own personal mark on every piece of artwork. Please check out Lena's Instagram feed, and blog. You won't regret it!

I hate, hate, hate chipped nail polish. If there is one thing I cannot stand on myself and others it’s chipped nails. I totally get it. Not all of us have a personal manicurist on hand and in a society so demanding chipped nails are inevitable, right? I’d like to think I’m one of the women who tries to avoid this tragedy at all costs. Last July, I started doing my own gel nails and I’ve never looked back. I still remember the first time I got Shellac done at a salon my junior year of high school, I HATED IT. My French was too thin, and it started chipping within a week. I’m pretty sure that was the first time the lady had done it as well. Also, taking gel nails off can be the biggest pain but I’ve learned some tricks here or there. LED lamps are life changing, honestly. No chips, your nails (may or may not grow stronger and longer), and your finger nails look nice all the time.

Last time I saw my high school French teacher she was wearing this amazing shade of polish. I fell for it instantly and prayed it came in gel. It's called Peace & Love & OPI. My picture doesn't do a justice whatsoever but its a duochrome from OPI that shifts from blue to purple. I knew I had to have it. Despite the $16.50 price tag, it was worth every penny. Plus it’ll last 2+ weeks without chipping! I'm obsessed. Tell me your thoughts on gel nail polish! Why or why not?



#NailsoftheDay

March 13, 2014


I hate, hate, hate chipped nail polish. If there is one thing I cannot stand on myself and others it’s chipped nails. I totally get it. Not all of us have a personal manicurist on hand and in a society so demanding chipped nails are inevitable, right? I’d like to think I’m one of the women who tries to avoid this tragedy at all costs. Last July, I started doing my own gel nails and I’ve never looked back. I still remember the first time I got Shellac done at a salon my junior year of high school, I HATED IT. My French was too thin, and it started chipping within a week. I’m pretty sure that was the first time the lady had done it as well. Also, taking gel nails off can be the biggest pain but I’ve learned some tricks here or there. LED lamps are life changing, honestly. No chips, your nails (may or may not grow stronger and longer), and your finger nails look nice all the time.

Last time I saw my high school French teacher she was wearing this amazing shade of polish. I fell for it instantly and prayed it came in gel. It's called Peace & Love & OPI. My picture doesn't do a justice whatsoever but its a duochrome from OPI that shifts from blue to purple. I knew I had to have it. Despite the $16.50 price tag, it was worth every penny. Plus it’ll last 2+ weeks without chipping! I'm obsessed. Tell me your thoughts on gel nail polish! Why or why not?



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