July 17, 2011

European flare!

Europe is full of fun fabulous style! Traveling from France to London was an amazing adventure. I know it might seem crazy, especially since they are both considered HUGE fashion cities of the world (both for different reasons) but both cities differed when it came to personal style. France, always being a country for its dramatic flair, was very sophisticated and elegant. Walking down the streets of Paris, the women stuck to pantsuits, sweats with slim khakis, and (when cold) big wool coats. 

photo from streetpeeper.com

Even the men, seen strolling down with murices (man purses) down the street, dressed in nice linen pants and a tie, exuded that french flair! A night out in Paris is very different than one in the United States where you just put on jeans, maybe some uggs or boots, and a cute scarf. I'd see these women dressed in beautiful gowns, ranging from short lengths to long with the highest heels, in restaurants.

photo from waynetippetts.com

To say the least, France was magnifique when it came to fashion! England on the other hand is known for its street style, the comfy shirt, the jeans, and the crazy hair! I was taken for a throwback walking through Heathrow airport after just arriving from France. England was fashionable, in a way that differed from Paris extremely! Different from the stylish Parisian men, English blokes (notice my british slang!) would wear jeans and a formfitting shirt, even some had mohawks! The women would typically dress with mini skirts, tube tops, and the occasional high heel boot. 

 photo from fashionbeans.tumblr.com

Although their fashion was nowhere as near as the French in sophistication and elegance, it had a funky twist which was cool and fun!

July 11, 2011

Happy free slurpee day!

Today is that wonderful, beautiful day of July 11th, also known as 7/11. To celebrate this momentous day, 7-Eleven (the store) has been offering free! slurpees all day! That's right... free. You have all been told... though it is the end of the day. T only knew because of a Facebook event that was going around. Seriously, always be sure to check your Facebook.

{shirt thrifted, shorts Forever 21, shoes Papaya, necklace Target, wood ring Payless, bling ring Rue 21}

July 8, 2011

Payless robbed me...

and I'm happy about it.

For most people who have heard of Payless Shoe Source (.. I think that's their full name), they automatically associate it with.. the buying of shoes.

But I am here to tell you great, wonderful, unsurpassed news about this store.

They sell accessories.

Tons and tons that are just waiting for you. And plus, they're all cheap. I'm talking about $3 earrings and necklaces, $5 rings, and they have some really nice bags. And so, with this expectation in mind, I bravely marched into Payless with $40. 

When I left, I had $7.27. And no! I didn't buy any shoes or bags...

Payless robbed me, and I'm actually happy about it.

And oh thank the Lord! I saved $7.00

And actually, Payless didn't rob me. After all, my favorite price is free... so I suppose I'm a little picky.

{wood ring Payless, black ring Payless, wrapped ring Payless, necklace Payless, studs/earrings Payless, shirt Nordstrom}
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