Happy Halloween! I can say this since it is not technically even Halloween yet.
I am sure most of you dressed up this weekend. I was so excited to be one of my idols from my teenage years, Daria. I think the show had a definite influence in forming my sarcastic self. It was a very easy costume to put together. I also had the opportunity to wear the full look twice. I purchased the glasses on ebay but everything else was either borrowed (boots) or thrifted. I was actually shocked at how many people didn’t know who I was…
Outfit details: Blazer, Skirt/Thrift, Boots/Borrowed, Glasses/Ebay
Daria, Edward Scissorhands, Judy Jetson, The Bearded Lady
We had so much fun both nights. Bryan got into the spirit and dressed up as a lumber jack. I am a sucker for accuracy, so while I was disappointed that I wasn’t able to find a zip up green jacket, I did find the perfect color blazer and just had to switch the buttons.
The tradition to match my costume to my hair cut lived on! You can read more about this and how I was Margot Tenebaum last year here.
My amazing friend Jess has a vintage store on etsy that you must visit: ModVixen. She has a great eye for timeless finds. A few weeks ago my friends McKenna, Kate and I did a little modeling photo shoot for her. We were all so in love with the outfits, that it was hard not to just open up our wallets and buy it all. It was tons of fun.
Be sure to visit her shop to buy any of what you see below. I’ve added the links for everything.
Fabulous Vintage Western Shirt, Cowgirl, Red and Tan Plaid with Pearl Button and Detailed Stitching
Vintage Designer Metallic Gold Lame Peplum Blouse, Top, Medium
Designer Vintage Sweater, Size Medium, Sheer Cut Outs
Gorgeous Vintage Slip Dress, Size Small
Vintage Military Babydoll Dress, Navy
Vintage Flowing Boho Maxi Skirt, Gorgeous Sheer Chiffon Layers, Size S/M
Vintage Black 1960s Maxi Cocktail Dress, Classic Mid Century Style
Yes, even Buster made an appearance!
Who doesn’t like to connect to their heritage, eh?
Last week I was feeling a little inspired by a vintage embroidered blouse that I thrifted. I found it in the Halloween section and had to snatch it up. I felt extra Mexican in it (I am half), and added some gold hoops. My hair is also back to my normal color, brown. All together, the day was full of compliments, so I guess I should try the look more often.
Outfit details: shirt, boots/thrift, jeans/sevens, hoops/h&m
Have you visited the the Halloween section of your thrift store? I have had the best luck finding great pieces.
Last week my close friend Kate from from my hometown (Hemet, CA) moved to Denver. She took a huge leap of faith and just came out without ever visiting. So much courage! She happened to arrive the day before one of the gatherings at Our Mutual Friend for the Beer Appreciation Society kick-off event. It was a great night full of new faces around the ol’ brewery.
We had a chance to take a few fun photosthroughout the night. I was especially proud of a new lipstick that I bought. It’s the Sephora brand and I am amazed at how long it stays on for the price.
So excited to have Kate here and look forward to what she does in this great city.
What a week! I for one am so happy that I have a three day weekend coming up. Looking at my calendar, I can’t believe that we’re already 1/2 done with August. Where does the time go? I need to soak up every minute of summer that is left.
Today my friend Kate is moving to Denver and I am thrilled. I feel like celebrating, which is why I went away from the uniform and decided to wear something that makes me feel happy. I bought this dress for an event for Mondo and it always brings back good memories of when he claimed the All Stars title.
I need to show Kate an amazing Denver weekend, and Monday we will be scooting around the town. Any ideas on where we should go?
Dress/XXI, Shoes/UO, Belt/Thrift, Dog/Mutt