Thursday, January 30, 2014

Memo 116: We all Scream for Ice Cream!

To: All
From: Me
Date: January 30, 2014
Subject: I Scream, You Scream

Who doesn't like a little ice cream on their sweater?

I love when clothing can provoke emotions from people. Seriously, everyone was talking to me this day. They knew I had to be a fun having, life loving, ice cream eating type of girl if I was wearing this outfit.

You're guaranteed to have a good day walking around with an ice cream sweater. I've seen a smiley face t-shirt. I need that one, too.

Who couldn't use some guaranteed good days?

Coat: Zara, Cardigan: Wallace (Madewell), Sweater: ASOS, Jeans: Rich and Skinny
Coat: Zara, Cardigan: Wallace (Madewell), Sweater: ASOS, Jeans: Rich and Skinny, Necklace: Dillard's
Hat: River Island, Bag: ASOS
Bag: ASOS, Shoes: Alexander Wang
Get the Look:

Zara Coat - Similar herehere, and here
Wallace Cardigan - Similar here, here, and here
ASOS Sweater - Similar here
Rich and Skinny Jeans - Similar here and here
River Island Hat - Similar here 
ASOS Bag - Similar herehere
Alexander Wang Shoes - Similar herehere, and here
Necklace - No Longer Available

Monday, January 27, 2014

Memo 115: Give Me the Green Light

To: All
From: Me
Date: January 27, 2014
Subject: Onesie Flow

And you all say that I don't do casual. Uh, yes I do! I am the queen of comfortable…sometimes.

When you feel like you need just a touch of color, a bright accessory like this clutch can be just what the doctor ordered.

Jacket: French Connection, Jumpsuit: French Connection
Clutch: H&M, Shoes: Isabel Marant, Gloves: Zara
Jacket: French Connection, Jumpsuit: French Connection, Sunglasses: Marni for H&M
Get the Look:
French Connection Mika Jacket - Sold herehere and here
French Connection Jumpsuit - Sold here
H&M Clutch - Similar here, here and here
Isabel Marant Sneakers - Similar here and here
Marni for H&M Sunglasses - Similar here and here
Tiffany & Co. Necklaces - Sold here and Similar here
Zara Gloves -  Similar here

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Memo 114: Home Away from Home

To: All
From: Me
Date: January 16, 2014
Subject: London Flat

We lived in the cutest little flat located about 45 minutes outside of Central London. I say lived because I feel like if you've been anywhere for longer than a week, you live there! 

Can we please have a moment of appreciation for the wallpaper and exposed brick? So cute. If you follow me on Twitter, you know that I went a little crazy in the wallpaper section at B&Q which is London's version of Home Depot. The local stores here got rid of their wallpaper section back in the early 90s like wallpaper isn't still fly.

They were wrong.

Top: Zara, Leggings: Maison Martin Margiela for H&M
Fauxtography by: LaTanya Casillas
Top: Zara, Leggings: Maison Martin Margiela for H&M, Cuff: Mango, Bracelets: ASOS
Fauxtography by: LaTanya Casillas
Clutch: Zara, Shoes: YSL
Cuff: Mango
Fauxtography by: LaTanya Casillas

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Memo 113: AmsterDAM Bicycle Gang

To: All
From: Me
Date: January 14, 2014
Subject: The Casual Tourist

I'm pretty sure that we needed bicycle licenses to "drive" bikes around Amsterdam. I'm not sure how I made it out alive. I literally avoided no less than seven bike on bike collisions. Amsterdamians are serious about their bicycles.

I knew that there would be a lot of walking involved on my trip to Amsterdam, so I packed flats and comfortable clothing. Your more experienced female bike "drivers" wore heels. Maybe next time...

Coat: Zara, Sweater: ASOS, Trousers: Zara, Scarf: Zara
Fauxtography by: LaTanya Casillas
Bag: Louis Vuitton
Shoes: Jimmy Choo, Socks: J. Crew
Fauxtography by: LaTanya Casillas

Thursday, January 9, 2014

Memo 112: Stamped!

To: All
From: Me
Date: January 9, 2014
Subject: Passport Stamp Collection

First and foremost, thank you for your patience! If you follow me on Instagram, you can see that I am currently out of the country. And it was quite a doozy to get out. Hello, Chicago blizzard and two days stuck at the airport (insert *tight face*).

Moving on…

The first stop on my mini European excursion was to Amsterdam. The weather there is quite interesting. The "sun" would come up around 9:00AM but would not come out until noon. Then there were sudden rain showers that would make an appearance right about the same time that it was time to be outside. So, I was definitely dressing to stay warm and dry.

Coat: Zara, Sweater: J. Crew, Skirt: Maison Martin Margiela for H&M
Fauxtography by: LaTanya Casillas
Clutch: Kenneth Cole
Fauxtography by: LaTanya Casillas
Hat: Banana Republic
Fauxtography by: LaTanya Casillas
Fauxtography by: LaTanya Casillas