POPS OF RED.

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

 



 Hey Hey! Hope you're all making the best of the new year thus far. As cliche as it sounds, the new year is a perfect time to start fresh. I like to think of it as a blank slate, a chance to take what I've learned from the previous year and use it to my advantage for the upcoming year. I'm normally a very organized person and I like to map out my goals so I can visualize my success. My iPhone notes are filled with daily to-do lists, weekly-monthly-yearly goals, things to buy & save for, and much more. 

Some of my goals for 2015 include posting more frequently on the blog, taking more risks with my style, developing a good relationship with a fashion brand, achieving a 4.0 GPA, and of course (the most common resolution) to get more in shape. I've been working out everyday and doing yoga so I'm pretty proud of myself lol. I am currently on my second week of T25, and I will share my progress with you guys as I continue on with the program!(: I go back to school in a week, part of me is excited and the other..well not so much. Honestly, I hate the constant back-and-forth traveling and lifestyle adjustments from being at home in the city to being Upstate at school (I'm sure my fellow college students can relate to this). But, hopefully this will be my last semester Upstate and I will be in the city for good and I can focus on taking my life to the next level. 

Ok, enough blabbering. This look is definitely more of an everyday look for me - I swear I could wear black every day for the rest of my life and be perfectly happy. I threw on my favorite black leggings, with a simple black crop top, my faux leather jacket, black beanie and black infinity scarf (which I got for only $9 at Old Navy!) These black platform booties are seriously my favorite shoes ever! I feel like whoever created this, did so with me in mind lmao. No but seriously, I've been obsessing over these babies for months from one of my favorite UK brands, but I'm very hesitant about ordering online, especially internationally. Luckily, I found an identical pair in H&M so I snatched them up in a heartbeat. I think I love this style of shoe so much because they resemble the shoes that my Bratz dolls used to wear haha. They're so retro and weird, they're perfect for me.

I kept it simple with my accessories, putting on my black and gold watch, a few midi rings and studded earrings. To add some flair to the outfit I added in a few pops of red with my briefcase shoulder bag and my red flannel. You have probably seen this flannel in my ON WEDNESDAYS WE WEAR [WHITE] post, in which I wore it the same way except with an all white outfit. I love wearing shirts tied around my waist because 1) it adds a rugged look to the outfit 2) it covers my butt from pervs when I'm wearing leggings 3) I can throw it on when I get a little chilly. So really it serves a few purposes besides just looking cool. Anyone who knows me knows that this is something they could catch me wearing on any given day. It's a comfy outfit so it's suitable for class or just hanging with friends, and you can also dress it up with heels for an edgy look for a night out. 

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