Grey

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It’s the last days of spring and the weather is quickly warming up here in Southern California. We had temperatures in the high eighties and I’m going to have to pack away my sweaters soon. If I could spend all day in sweaters, I would. I just find them to be so comfortable and I wanted to show with this look that it’s possible to dress up a plain sweater.

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I got this grey cashmere sweater during Black Friday and it was such a steal. I always had a dream of owning a cashmere sweater someday because you know – it seemed like such a grown up thing. I waited till Black Friday and I had bookmarked a few cashmere sweaters before hand to see which one would be the cheapest.

This sweater is unbelievably soft. So soft that I ended up buying a black button down cashmere cardigan from the same brand. I know for sure that I’ll be picking up the same sweater in a few other colors during the next Black Friday!

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If I had to pick my favorite piece of jewelry that I bought for myself, it would be this blue necklace. I got this as an impulse buy nearly a decade ago. If I remember correctly, it was ridiculously cheap and I didn’t expect for it to hold together this long. I love everything about this necklace – the gold details, blue beads, and especially the silk at the back. I’ve searched for something similar to this for years, but sadly – it hasn’t happened. That doesn’t mean I’ve given up though.

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Grey Cashmere Sweater – Kohl’s (Old) – Similar HERE and HERE // Blue Skinny Jeans – American Eagle Outfitters // Black Booties – Charlotte Russe // Blue Statement Necklace – Forever 21 (Old)

Bloom

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Spring can’t come soon enough for me. If you couldn’t tell from my previous post, I absolutely adore spring. Summers for me are blistering hot days filled with heat waves and a general sense of discomfort. But spring … spring is magical. It’s when I can still wear some pieces from my winter wardrobe on some days and maxi dresses on other days. I just love all the skirts and dresses spring entails.

Also, I love the bright colors spring brings. I’m someone who tries to get away with a brighter color wheel during winter since we live in a warmer area year round. I adore shades of pink and soft blues for the spring time. There are some prints (floral or brightly patterned) that are my all time must haves for spring.

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I’m a short girl (5’2″ to be exact) and I love a good heel. But there are days when I know I’ll be on my feet all day and there’s no way I would willingly wear a three inch heel on those days. I love wearing a cute pair of flats like these ones when I know I have a lot of errands to do. These shoes are so comfy and I love the rockstud details. These flats are a knockoff of a very famous brand and I paid a little over ten bucks for them (such a steal)!

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This blouse is so versatile. I last wore it on Valentine’s Day and featured it in XOXO. I paired it with a printed pant for a more work appropriate outfit. The very soft pastel pink brings a softer effect to the entire look. I love pairing this top with different bottoms and especially with different pieces of jewelry. It’s become a staple in my outfit as a basic pieces.

Soft Pastel Pink Blouse – A’GACI (Old) – Similar HERE // Patterned Pants – A’GACI // Black Stud Flats – A’GACI (Old) – Similar HERE and Exact HERE // Cross Necklace – Macy’s (Old) – Similar HERE and HERE

Sherlock Grey

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There’s two more weeks till it’s officially spring. But it looks like no one’s informed my older sister or these trees. We both love this orchard and the meadows too. There is an odd juxtaposition in this week’s outfit though. My outfit is very appropriate for school and very similar to my usual winter to spring transition outfits. I love mixing my warmer clothes and slowly bringing in a lighter style through hairstyles and makeup choices.

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This wool blend grey top is deceptively heavy. It photographs as a very light and free material, but in reality … it’s a very thick and warm material. My sister bought this in the winter of 2009. Yes, it is eight years old now! We weren’t joking when we said we rarely throw away clothes.

I pair it with a long sleeve shirt during the really cold days, but just the top alone was more than warm enough for me on this day. It’s a nice warm material – sort of like a cute blanket. I really do feel all wrapped up in this top!

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I’ve had these black booties on repeat now. I’m trying to get as much use out of them as possible before it’s too warm to wear them out. I know I’ll try to incorporate them into some night time summer outfits when it’s cool enough to pair them with a light cotton dress. Even though I have a special place in my heart for sandals, booties are admittedly my favorite style of shoes.

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Wool Grey Blend Top – Forever 21 (Old) // Blue Denim Skinny Jeans – Charlotte Russe // Black Booties – Charlotte Russe // Pearl Studs – Forever 21

Blossom

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It’s officially Spring in my town and I’m loving all the flowers sprouting up. I knew we had to take pictures in this orchard while the flowers were in full bloom.  Spring has to be my favorite season by far. Even though I love wearing the layers that fall brings, there’s something so special about the softer palette of spring. And there was an almost ethereal feeling while I walked through these blossoms.

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I’m notoriously hopeless at wearing jewelry. I have a few favorites that I wear over and over again so I never incorporate the rest of my jewelry into my daily outfits. I love shiny things and I used to buy jewelry – a lot. I literally have a stockpile of jewelry and not enough space to keep it. I’ve kept my ‘shiny things obsession’ at bay until I saw this soft pink blouse with rhinestone cuffs. They’re so cute and I don’t have to worry if my jewelry matches my clothes.

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I paired a set of rhinestone silver necklace and earrings with this top. I initially wore them as part of my maid of honor’s outfit to my cousins wedding a year ago and I feel like they’re more of a fancier pair of jewelry. This top is dressy causal, but I dressed it down with a pair of denim jeggings and nude strappy wedges. I also love how this outfit was literally so easy to put together.

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Soft Pink Rhinestone Cuffs – A’GACI (Old) – Similar HERE // Blue Jeggings – American Eagle Outfitters // Nude Strappy Wedges – (Old) – Similar HERE and HERE // Rhinestone Earrings – Charming Charlie (Old) – Similar HERE and HERE // Rhinestone Butterfly Necklace – Charming Charlie (Old) – HERE and HERE