OOTW: Lady In The Red Dress

I’ve finally gotten around to editing these photos! I’ve been so excited to share these with who ever actually looks at this blog. Besides being crazy busy with a new Assistant Editor job at Associated Publications and just running around doing odd paying tasks for the family, I’ve been exhausted. It’s late and I need to get to bed soon, but before i go I want you guys to take a glimpse at these lovely shots my friend Tatiana, from the blog B.L.I.S.S. For Singles,  took of me at the Garfield Park Conservatory. Blooper shots are mixed in. Enjoy!!

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Dress: HM from Crossroads Trading Company
Earrings: HM
Bag: HM
Shoes: Agaci
Necklace: Nordstrom
Sunglasses: Detroit Eastern Market

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SWAN Day Chicago 2017

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Support Women Artists Now, better known as SWAN Chicago, had their 4th annual art show at The Annex on Chicago Ave. last weekend. This was my third time attending one of these events. I missed last year’s showing, so I had to make it this one. Especially since one of my friends, Caira Conner, was one of the featured artists. This year’s theme was digital art and the artists did not disappoint. The free drinks definitely helped everyone get into the mood and the space was open and inviting. Definitely an upgrade on previous years, where we were all packed into a tiny gallery space barely able to navigate due to the crowd.

Check out all the artists and their work on Instagram! And follow @swandaychicago to stay in the know for next year’s event.

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My friend Caira’s designs. Pictured here with her boyfriend Jason. Adorbs.

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Monica!!! Close up of her cute print flats.

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@dxlynnx was here!! LOL

Tata for now!!

#OOTD: Denim Overalls

I just really wanted to show off my new overalls my sister got me for Christmas last year. She works at HM so she has the hook up with that discount. Every dollar saved counts! I’m excited about this particular pair of overalls, because they’re a replacement for the pair that was lost when Megabus lost my suitcase, found it, and then donated it. That is a long and angry blog post for another day.

I hope this post inspires you to wear more denim this year. Start by buying yourself a pair of cute denim overalls. You’ll thank me later.

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Coat: Crossroads Trading Company
Overalls: HM
Crop Top: Forever 21
Necklace: Topshop
Bracelets: Red: Mom’s Jewelry; Gold: Victoria’s Secret
Shoes: DSW
Sunglasses: Detroit Street Market

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I look high.
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What is going on?
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Classic hood girl pose.

Bye Y’all!!

#OOTW: Print Jacket & Denim

Sometimes all you need is a great jacket to complete even the most basic ensemble.

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Coat: Zara
Tank: Forever 21
Jeans: Forever 21
Shoes: Aldo Shoes
Belt: Took From My Mom
Earrings: Topshop
Necklace: Took From My Mom

BLOOPERS

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When you have no idea what to do with your arms.
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No. Just no. LOL

Bye Bye For Now!