Who knew that artfully woven grosgrain ribbons could result in such a sophisticated necklace?; This painting reminds me of a colorful wad of chewed-up gum--in a good way; An angry paper beast sculpture seems like a perfectly reasonable home decoration when it's this fun and colorful; I never thought I'd say yes to an orange suit and velvet smoking slippers, but YES; I haven't always been a big fan of the color orange (it,
Despite hot weather-laziness setting in (you know when it's so hot it just makes you TIRED?), I managed to get the couch and enjoy the weekend!T-Shirt Fest Friday evening, I headed to Fountain Square to check out T-Shirt Fest. In my deluded mind, I always feel like I don't have enough casual tees for trips to Kings Island and hanging out on weekends. This is not actually true--I have plenty of t-shirts-- but that's
Since I tend to gravitate to "colors" like gray and black, I wanted a cheap and easy way to add a shot of color--something bright and playful, almost cartoon-y.I found this slightly weird necklace in the $1.00 bin at a flea market and decided it was my mission in life to paint it an obscenely bright traffic-sign yellow.The whole project only took about 10 minutes, and I let it "hang dry" on my fire escape
So, I've really been feeling this rusty russet color lately--by coincidence, it featured prominently in Sunday's photo shoot. Y'all remember how much I loved the colors in Gucci's Fall/Winter collection, and several other designers featured these colors, too.I wanted to wear this russet top I've had for years with something bright, and a pair of Smurf-blue pants did the trick.Victoria's Secret blouse; vintage pants, belt, bag, and shoesFa la la
I finally had a chance to catch up on my Bloglovin' reader (sort of), so I thought I'd share some of my favorite street style photos:TOP ROW:A leather collar immediately turns any look badass (Fashion Copious); I can't wait to wear this full mini + slouchy sweater combo once the heat calms down--no, really, CALM DOWN HEAT (Paulinemma); I swear a good hat and proper blazer can make almost anything look better (Easy Fashion)BOTTOM
Sign me up for some tipsy margarita cupcake goodness; This jade tooth necklace is extra decadent; I love a dainty teacup with a slightly less-than-delicate opinion; A hot pink Beetle and matching home is like my childhood dream come to life; This image from a young designer's graduate collection is inspiring in its eccentricity; Pretty nebulae put me in a Star Trek state of mind.Find more inspiration at stylesample.tumblr.com!
Busy weekend! I headed to Fountain Square on Friday night to snap some pictures and check out the Indie Summer show. Cincy Brass got the party started, and Big Freedia? Big Freedia turned it into a Par-TAY with a capital P, with multiple simultaneous booty fights happening on stage. Seriously, if you don't know about New Orleans bounce, you have to check her out. Azz everywhere, indeed.The City Flea On Saturday, I stopped by