backtobasics

For a long time now, I’ve wantedneeded to purge + revamp my closet. Allie’s recent post and conversations with my style muse & friend Chelsea lit a fire under me and inspired me to tackle the project. This weekend, I finally did just that. I went through everything; I pulled out what I hadn’t worn in a year or no longer fit and made three piles: one to donate, one to sell in my instagram shop and one to keep.

By the end of the weekend I had 50% more closet space and $200 extra dollars in my pocket to replace holes in my wardrobe with new, basic + timeless pieces. I’ve been pinning inspiration like crazy and started browser window shopping online today. These are just a few pieces I’ve got my eye on for when I start collecting new items. As you can see, I’m basically obsessed with Zara and H&M however, I’ve heard good things about places like Everlane that I’ll be checking out as well. If you’ve got any similar places you’d like to share with me, please do!

* owl moccasin / camisole / striped top / knit sweater / ankle bootie

October 28, 2013 10 Comments Fashion

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Did you know you can now shop H&M online in the US? Oh, boy. I am trying to really limit my miscellaneous purchases now that I have a car payment again but a little window shopping never hurt anyone, right? These are a just a few items that caught my eye as I was perusing the site. Also, after putting this together I realized I’m so ready for Fall. Dark tones, boots, sweaters? Yes.

lace sweater / striped sweater / boots / bag / bracelets

August 6, 2013 3 Comments Fashion

countrygirl

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In just a few weeks I will be vacationing in Nashville, Tennessee with my cousin for the CMA Festival–we are SO pumped to see some of our favorite artists perform! A lot of people find it odd and/or amusing that I’m into country music. I’d say its a guilty pleasure of mine but the truth is, I don’t feel guilty about it at all, ha! There’s something about country music that’s fun and puts me in a good mood no matter what.

I’ve started a mental checklist of what I want to pack in my suitcase and above are a few things I’ve added. I hear the weather there is crazy humid + hot so bring on the short shorts, tank tops, cowgirl boots–and maybe even a little whiskey for good measure.

Nashvillians, any recs for what to bring/see/do while we’re there? The festival is later in the day each night so we will have some free time to explore, so I’d love to know. I’ve already got a little visit to these birds in the works.

Yee haw.

April 17, 2013 6 Comments Fashion

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I’m so glad Spring is finally here because it means I can break out my pastel wardrobe again. All of my favorite trends like soft colors, floral patterns, wedges and suede flats are all back. I rounded up some of my favorite shoes I’ve seen around lately. Which ones are your favorite?

April 10, 2013 3 Comments Fashion