Monday, March 24, 2014

{Closet Staple} Denim Vest

- outfit details - 
sweater || H&M
vest || Target
jeans || Target
ankle boots || Forever 21
headband || Charlotte Russe
rings || Forever 21
sunglasses || Forever 21
bag || Phillip Lim for Target
nails || Essie - "Ballet Slippers"

A denim vest is a great staple piece for your closet. The best thing about vests in general is their versatility to translate throughout all seasons. I found this particular denim vest at Target recently and have no doubt I will be looking for many excuses to wear it!

Other trends I'm loving right now are headbands/headscarves and layering midi rings. Forever 21 is a great spot to pick up various styles of midi rings at a low price, especially if you're wanting to experiment with the trend for the first time. (Tip: to avoid the grayish/greenish color that Forever 21 jewelry can leave over time, coat the inside of the ring with a light layer of clear nail polish.) They also have some great headbands/headscarves for spring and summer, again at low prices.

How do you guys like to style denim vests and what other trends are you experimenting with right now? I'd love to hear your feedback in the comments! Thanks for stopping by & have a wonderful Monday! :)

Thursday, March 20, 2014

{Dressed Up} Boyfriend Jeans

- outfit details -
top || Ross
jeans || Target
heels || Charlotte Russe
clutch || J. Crew
watch || Michael Kors
lip color || Cover Girl Lip Perfection "Hot"

I'm surprised it's taken me this long to jump on the "distressed boyfriend jeans" train. I see them pop up on fashion blogs and the "street style" section of magazines all the time and always think to myself how much I like how they look, but it was one of those trends I was hesitant to try myself. My go-to jeans style has always been the "skinny jeans", occasionally mixing things up with my "flare jeans". I can already tell though that I'm going to be looking for an excuse to wear these jeans A LOT. I love the versatility of how they can be styled, plus they really are comfortable! My favorite way to style them so far is contrasting the distressed, edgy feel of the jeans with "dressed up" accents like a lace-collared blouse and a pair of strappy heels.

Thanks for stopping by! Inconsistent Oklahoma weather plus crazy schedules between my husband and I put a delay on posts for the past month, but I'm working to get back into a more consistent posting schedule! Have a great day!