Saturday, June 18, 2016

Outfit on a Budget.






I am not a saint when it comes to buying clothes. I used to buy over $400 worth of things per month back when I was an idiot. I have learned to overcome my shopping addiction slowly but surely and now I perhaps spend under $40 bucks per month!

The outfit I am wearing is very basic yet fashionable. I am wearing what most people can find in their own closet. The difference between most and mine, however, is my outfit is under $15. Yep. This including: free sweater from yard sale, $1 shorts from Goodwill, $5 sunnies from local shop, hand-me-down belt from my mama, $5 yard of string (for choker) from Jo-anns and a genuine leather COACH purse for only $3 at a yard sale.

I am not the biggest fan of shopping only name brands. I think a lot of rags could and can be made into riches ;). The first thing I overcame was looking in my massive collection of clothes and realizing I wear the same thing over and over and such expensive articles of clothing go to waste! I would buy something and never wear it. But I HAD to have it...

I am the biggest fan of thrift stores. And no, not just LA ones. LA I find good peices, ones I never could think would be so cheap! It is a dream what I find out there sometimes. But what comes with LA is a lot of overpricing. I love to find back alley thrift stores that sell items for cheap. For example, Goodwill is widely popular but the shorts I am wearing were only a dollar! A damn dollar and they are exactly the trend.

All I would like to finish out with is an outfit should not wear you, you should wear the outfit. You can make literally anything look good if you give it a try and style it correctly. No need to empty those bank accounts!






Saturday, May 28, 2016

Kawaii Kaua'i







I had the best time of my life in Hawaii! We stayed at the Mariott Resort in Kaua'i for my boyfriend's Aunts' wedding. Never had I ever seen such a beautiful scenery. I went kayaking, swam under a waterfall, walked in the pouring but warm rain. For a first time 'vacation' it set the bar high.

It started out pretty conserning to be honest. Our shuttle arrived to take us to the airport at 2AM. 20min until I get to the LAX I realized my shoe was stuck in gum on the bus floor. Awesome. The wait went by quickly. I was nervous as hell but a half a zanex cleared that up on our first flight to San Francisco.

I awoke at the first layover with a weird tugging on my hair. I had passed out on my boyfriend's should the entire ride. My head was practiacally glued to my shoulder. I ripped my hair away to find I had yet another gum encounter on my trench coat shoulder!! Ooohh, but it did not end there. On our second airplane the zipper of my leather bag came off and I had no way to close it. I lugged around carrying it as best I could without all my camera equipment tumbling out.

We arrived and the humidity was not as bad as expected (however later days proved that wrong). We picked up our rental car and I found my favorite sunglasses broke. I had a lovely start... but I think it was the last of the negativity just flushing out of me to bring me what was a life changing trip.

I sadly grabbed the wrong camera cord...so my Sony camera died within the first 24 hours. Luckily our phones have cameras on them and my boyfriend's mom lent us a water proof camera.

I highly recommend going to this gorgeous island. I am definitely going to go back as soon as my bank account desires ;)


What I wore:
outfit 1. BLACK BODYSUIT similar here
ONE TEASPOON FOX BLACK ROLLERS one teaspoon

outfit 2. MADDY K BACKLESS VELVET DRESS venice beach boutique

wedding outfit 3.  NASTY GAL x FL&L WILDFLOWER SKIRT nasty gal
NASTY GAL x FL&L WILDFLOWER TOP nasty gal
SUEDE LACE-UP NUDE PLATFORM WEDGE  urbanog

bathing suits. THE SHAMELESS BRIEF & TOP minimale animale
BLACK STRAPPY BRIEF venice beach boutique
 




Wednesday, May 18, 2016

HAWAII BOUND

I'M GOING TO HAWAII! I have kept it a secret but I'm leaving early in the AM tomorrow morning. First time going somewhere with the only intention of relaxation.

I can not wait to relax on the clear beaches and just simply enjoy being in the solitude with my boyfriend.

I have never been to Hawaii, however, I know just what to pack. Here are just the bits of things I am packing. I am in love with the Kylie Lip Kit. It is somewhat waterproof so it will last throughout my day. 

Of course I can not forget my cameras. Me being as OCD about photos as I am there is no way I would pick to fit a pair of heels in my bag over them! ;)


Finally I get to use my Minimale Animale swimsuits! With a weeks worth in paradise there is definitely not too many to bring! 


Lastly we are attending a wedding with occassions for formal wear. I purchased a couple of cute outfits and cannot wait for my boyfriend to see me in them.




In case you didn't notice this is a bit of a quick bullsh*t post :3 I am currently getting as much stuff done as possible to get this trip going. I can not wait to be there and share my happiness when I get home with you all!