Fashion Friday Winter Wonderland

The weather was pretty insane this week. I cannot recall a time when Dallas has seen so much ice. So for this week I will be sharing a very winter prepared outfit. If you follow me on instagram you have already seen these pictures. I didn’t have the opportunity to do another shoot this week. But hey this is better than nothing right?

1943196919851988Fur headwrap and wrist wraps: They belong to my mother and I believe she got them from Nordstroms a few years ago. If you’re looking to make an investment in real fur Nordstroms has that here http://shop.nordstrom.com/S/dena-products-genuine-fox-fur-head-wrap/3390498?origin=keywordsearch-personalizedsort&contextualcategoryid=0&fashionColor=&resultback=200&cm_sp=personalizedsort-_-searchresults-_-1_2_D but if you’re looking for a cheaper alternative or a faux fur option they have that as well http://shop.nordstrom.com/s/topshop-faux-fur-cap/3616470?cm_sp=personalizedsort-_-searchresults-_-1_4_C&contextualcategoryid=0&fashionColor=Black&origin=keywordsearch-personalizedsort&resultback=1300 now I couldn’t find the fur wristlets but here are some gloves that give a similar look http://shop.nordstrom.com/S/surell-leather-gloves-with-faux-fur-trim/3585084?origin=keywordsearch-personalizedsort&contextualcategoryid=0&fashionColor=&resultback=200&cm_sp=personalizedsort-_-searchresults-_-1_2_B

Coat: H&M unfortunately they have sold out but Forever 21 has some lovely options http://www.forever21.com/Product/Product.aspx?BR=f21&Category=outerwear_coats&ProductID=2000092093&VariantID= http://www.forever21.com/Product/Product.aspx?BR=f21&Category=outerwear_coats&ProductID=2027706062&VariantID=

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Jeans: Old Navy http://oldnavy.gap.com/browse/product.do?cid=85734&vid=1&pid=480941112

Boots: Charlotte Russe http://www.charlotterusse.com/product/Shoes/Boots-Booties/Knee-High-Boots/Exposed-Zip-Lace-Up-Boot/pc/2115/c/2656/sc/2870/241726.uts?SSFEAT=634CharlotteCategoryPageBottomMostLiked-1346443575542&SREF=CustomerSite&SFBState=Unknown

Hope you all enjoyed this post and that you have a great weekend!

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Fashion Friday Featuring Endless Summer Design by Ashley Ann Bennet

Today’s Fashion Friday is featuring Endless Summer Design. I love everything on Ashley Ann’s etsy shop, she hand paints beautiful designs on yoga pants, tops, earrings, bracelets, you name it! Everything is absolutely gorgeous and would make the perfect gift for anyone, yourself included. Check her site out here http://www.etsy.com/shop/AshleyAnnBennett also if you like her facebook page you get 10% off your order, how awesome is that? Heres a link to her facebook page  https://www.facebook.com/ESDbyAshleyAnn7453748575097585

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Earrings: Forever 21. I bought them like 2 years ago so they dont have them anymore obviously, but you can buy similar ones from claires http://www.claires.com/store/goods/clearance/cat1260122/jewelry/p45314/peacock+feathers+duo+drop+earrings/?navAction=pop&navCount=0  Or you could buy some from Ashley, her’s aren’t feathers but faux leather that has been cut to look like feathers then hand painted! http://www.etsy.com/shop/AshleyAnnBennett/search?search_query=peacock+earrings&order=date_desc&view_type=gallery&ref=shop_search They look absolutely gorgeous and I may need to order myself some!

Tank Top: Endless Summer Design  http://www.etsy.com/listing/156549101/feather-yoga-tank-top-hand-painted?ref=shop_home_feat I absolutely love my tank top its beautiful, feminine, and super comfortable.

Short: H&M http://www.hm.com/us/product/09592?article=09592-J#article=09592-E

Sandals: Ross and I got em years ago, but Target has some similar ones http://www.target.com/p/women-s-xhilaration-dessa-braided-strappy-flat-sandal-cognac/-/A-14541782#prodSlot=medium_1_1

I hope you all enjoyed this post and that you check out Ashley Ann’s Etsy shop! Happy Friday!

Fashion Friday

This is my outfit from Monday. We were experiencing bipolar Texas weather, even though it is almost April it was surprisingly cold 50’s during the heat of the day and 32 at night, that may sounds very mild to all of you in colder climates but when you go from the mid 70’s to that it’s quite a shock. So I figured I better take advantage of the cold and wear my lovely knit hat cause it’s gonna be months til it gets this cold again.

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Hat: Claires

Lipstick: I bought from ULTA its the NYX matte lip cream in Monte Carlo

Earrings: Payless

Top: Hot Topic

Necklace: Forever 21, it was a gift from my big brother.

Jeans: Old Navy got these baby’s on clearance for $10

Shoes: Another gift, they are from my best friend, I love my TOMS.

I hope you all enjoyed this post have a happy Fashionable Friday and a fabulous weekend!

Maternity Shoot Sneak Peek!

Here’s a sneak peek of a photoshoot I did today with my beautiful sister-in-law and awesome eldest brother.

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Couples Portraits.

*Warning this blog contains lots of pictures* On Saturday I did a photo shoot of my brother and his lovely wife. Boy, working with family certainly has its pros and cons…Pro you’re more relaxed because the professionalism doesn’t have to be so strong, con if you have a brother like mine you spend a good deal more time saying things like “stop making the stupid face or I will punch you” haha just kidding, sort of. But I think we got some pretty decent pictures regardless of silly faces here and there, so here they are, some of my favorite pictures.

This pic was very James Dean-esque.

And this was very much my brother.

My gorgeous Sister-in-law! Man is she a knockout or what?

Now this picture was meant to be a joke, but I quite like the way it turned out.

Lots of love 🙂

Man they’re cute!

How sweet!

A little bit of dancing!

I hope you all enjoyed this post. Happy Wednesday!

 

Pin Curls

As someone who adores all things retro, I have recently been trying more vintage ways to style my hair, a week or so ago I tried pin curls and here is how I did them.

1. I started with clean hair (I didn’t have any product so my curls fell at the end of the day, next time I will use some gel or something).

This is what my hair looks like without any styling kinda boring.

2. I parted my hair, and put half in a ponytail holder to keep it out-of-the-way, then I rolled my hair all the way to my scalp, then pinned it with bobby pins.

What it looked like after all my hair was pinned up…ignore my silly face!

3. Then I went to sleep…pretty easy step huh? I found that pin curls are a good deal more comfortable to sleep in than sponge rollers or rag curls. However the pin curls are a good deal looser than what I have achieved with the rag curls or sponge rollers.

I must say I quite like the romantic look of these curls, next time I will use some product and let you guys know if the curls stay any better. Hope everyone has a great weekend and New Years!