Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Memo 065: All Summer Long

To: All
From: Me
Date: June 4, 2013
Subject: Turbantastic!
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So, remember how I said that I was wearing turbans all summer?

Well, that's definitely happening.

I'm in the midst of some very serious hair confusion. It is currently 1/6 natural (like 2 or so inches beyond new growth). Some days I want to color it, cut it off, braid it up, grow it out or add a little extra. All I do know is that I'm ready for a change. Coupled with the fact that it needs to be able to handle a 4 - 5 day workout schedule, I'm not exactly sure which change to make at this moment.

So, until then, I'll put a turban on it!


Dress (worn as shirt): Oasis, Skirt: ASOS

Turban: The MCB Shop, Necklace: Zara, Lip: Dior Blazing Red



Clutch: DVF
Ring: Consignment Store Find
Shoes: Charlotte Olympia

Links:

Oasis dress - Similar here or here
ASOS Skirt - Sold here
The MCB Shop Turban - Sold here (Discount Code: WERKPLACE - The first 10 Werkers to purchase will enjoy 13% off until Friday, June 7th)
Zara Necklace - Similar here
DVF Carolina Lips Clutch - Sold here
Black and White Ring - Similar here
Charlotte Olympia Shoes - Sold here (on sale)


13 comments:

  1. Such a cute outfit!! Love your turban. I like the way it can be used a protective style for the spring and summer months. In addition to swooning over your outfit I saw that you said it hard to manage your hair since you work out 4 to 5 times a week. I have found that by using the CHI Keratin Mist it keeps my hair healthy and not as oily after doing several workouts in that week. If you are looking for a new product I would highly suggest it :)

    With Love,
    Ashley
    AsassyWoman.Com

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    1. Thanks, Ashley! I need all the hair help I can get right now!

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  2. JUST bought the charlotte olympias YASSSSSSSSS GAWD!!! I have been eyeing these for like ever... they are actually cheaper on Neiman Marcus $586. How do they fit, I went up size but i am scared they will be too big being sling backs.

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    1. I always go up a size in European sizes. So, you should be fine. Neiman does have them cheaper but they only have a 40 left! Bergdorf has more sizes available. I hope you enjoy them as much as I do!

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  3. I love this outfit, your turban is amazing. Maybe do a tutorial on how u got it that way?im currently transitioning and i can never get my turban to look like this.

    Style n love, jamaica
    Dania

    http://www.13covetstreet.com/2013/06/beach-snippets.html

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    1. Dania, that's the beautiful thing about this turban. I didn't have to tie it! It comes tied and all you have to do is put it on.

      Check out The MCB Shop at http://themcbshop.com. They're offering 13% off for the first 10 readers that make a purchase before Friday, June 7th. Discount code is WERKPLACE.

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    2. Thank you sooo much! Looking at their lovely prints right now.

      Style n love, jamaica
      Dania

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  4. Hi,

    I just wanted to say you have a beautiful outfit. And about the hair, my mom transitioned without a big chop too. I actually kind of forced her. But she really liked her hair only when it got fuller towards the time she had to get a new relaxer put in. She liked the fullness of her hair. Only she'd get a relaxer and take all that out?
    Anyway, all she did ( I do not know her hair classification, but it is very thick), a LOT of hair), was got to the barbers to get a colour treatment and her hair would be very soft once again. She also braided, and still does, braid her hair every evening. Maybe you can join http://naturalsunshine.ning.com? It's a community where we support one another with natural hair. It's also very informative and you might be able to give someone else advice!

    I hope this helped a bit, good luck transistioning, but you can do it!

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  5. Loving this look! I could never pull this off, but you look darling. Like usual, you know how to mix and match prints and make it work!

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  6. Love love love the turban, not many can pull it off successfully so kudos.

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  7. You've got lovely cheekbones, so I think a short hair cut may work :) Love the outfit.

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  8. Love this look! You look amazing!
    http://www.thepinnestsjournal.blogspot.com/

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  9. You look adorable and what a nice skirt!!! I am a big fan of head accessories myself. This summer I am rocking turbans as well.
    http://www.mysmallwardrobe.com/2013/05/a-white-memorial-day.html

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