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LifeStyled :: 07.18 Smithsonian Garden Party

LifeStyled :: 07.18 Smithsonian Garden Party

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Summer has been amazing! Ventured off to an Alice in Wonderland themed garden party with my besite! It was a really cute event with patrons in costume dancing throughout the gardens. There were DJs, drinks, arts and crafts (peep the DIY hats), and our favorite photo op was the croquet station! How fab!

TIP: It’s summer! Ask yourself a rhetorical question: “why not wear that all white…

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LifeStyled:: 7.20 That Weekend Headband

LifeStyled:: 7.20 That Weekend Headband

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A lazy Sunday afternoon calls for an even lazier hairstyle.

The rats nest of hair and bobby pins on my head is masked by my pretty floral headband. Anywhoo… I’m Georgetown bound to meet up with a friend for window shopping and dinner. The seafood at Tackle Box turned me into a believer! Yasss shrimp :-P

Let’s Go Shopping

1.  floral headband via forever21,  similar.

2. sleeveless…

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LifeStyled :: 07.17 Stripes -N- Flowers

LifeStyled :: 07.17 Stripes -N- Flowers

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IMG_7935.JPGWearing happy colors and patterns today!  I grabbed my neon pink stripped tee and threw a few necklaces together. The puzzle for me was the bottom. I thought jeans but quickly nixed that idea when I laid eyes on my floral joggers. yassss!

TIP:Layering necklaces AND mixing prints at the same time can get messy, so keep your necklaces simple and cohesive. The pearls + bling keep my outfit…

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LifeStyled: 07.15

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IMG_7881.JPGYes, I know, it’s been a while!

TIP: having a rough morning? start with a monochromatic look and then layer on color. Thanks me later!

Let’s Go Shopping

1. basic tank  from forever21, but I love madewell’s selection. slowing phasing out of my forever21 basics. 

2. moto vest via forever21, love the versatile color. similar.

3. white cropped pants via the gap a while back. similar.

3.nude…

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trippiest:

what a beautiful day to not be in high school

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katiesbliss:

Detail shot from today’s post with @anthropologie… These jeans 😍 #katiesbliss #anthropologie #boyfriendjeans

katiesbliss:

Detail shot from today’s post with @anthropologie… These jeans 😍 #katiesbliss #anthropologie #boyfriendjeans

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taraswanderland:

"So plant your own gardens and decorate your own soul, instead of waiting for someone to bring you flowers"

taraswanderland:

"So plant your own gardens and decorate your own soul, instead of waiting for someone to bring you flowers"

(via simplycasual)