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  • Maxi Skirt- Sirens ($10)
  • White Tee- Old Navy ($3 -Clearance)
  • Crop Top- Gift

Back with an OOTD! (Okay, well this I wore a few days ago, but until I get some pretty photo’s up, I still wanted to keep updating the blog!)

*Sorry for the cruddy iPhone quality!

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xoxo Dana

We FINALLY have some sunshine coming back to us, and all I can think is, “MAXI SKIRTS AND MAXI DRESSES!”

All I’ve been thinking about is a few essential maxi skirts and dresses I can wear this summer! My reasons?

  1. Maxi = better than pants!
  2. It’s less of a hassle and worry if it’s already full length vs. a medium-length skirt
  3. Maxi is a total new level of comfort that still lets you look put together
  4. It has a very feminine look while still being comfy
  5. A maxi dress is a piece that can be utilized in a million ways to make it look like a skirt, top or one piece

What are your thoughts on maxi pieces? (Short or tall, it’s worth a try!)

black

How gorgeous is black and sheer together?

There’s something both classic and timeless about the look of this combination because it can look dressed up or dressed down.

So far, I’ve got a brown maxi skirt (super comfy from sirens for ONLY $10!), a navy blue maxi dress (a more safe colour) with straps and a mint green (I figured colour would be good to try for the summer) from Forever 21.

xoxo Dana

  • White blouse- Old Navy ($15)
  • Infinity scarf- Aldo ($12)
  • Rings- Avon (gift set of 4)
  • Pearl bracelet- Forever21 ($5)
  • Earrings- Gift

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I have an obsession with neutral colors ranging in the whites, beige’s, and browns ūüôā

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xoxo Dana

Old Navy launched a special section a while back where some of the clothing was marked with tags that said “Studio Spotlight”. This meant that those pieces were from the line of clothes that the designers created! Below is what the tag looks like:
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This piece that I purchased was the Old Navy Women’s one-button blazer. Here’s a link to what the whole blazer looks like:

http://www.polyvore.com/old_navy_womens_one_button/thing?id=66336744

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The creator for this line including the blazer is Shanti Markstrom.

I love buying something that has more meaning than just being some article of clothing! The Studio Spotlight tag could be opened and had a paper in it with information about the creation of the blazer! It was the most adorable thing I had ever seen!

Also, I thought I would include the video about Shanti’s line that she created for you guys, it’s really cool:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2sjx7fB6hLw&list=LLaEaViJt_-j09nLYEBYFiUQ

I took some pictures of what the paper looked like, HAVE A LOOK!CSC_0965

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I’m definitely hoping to stumble across some more Studio Spotlight pieces more often!~

xoxo Dana

  • Arm Candy- Helloberry
  • Top- Old Navy ($18)
  • Jeans- Old Navy ($17)

This isn’t my outfit for today, but I had the photos and still wanted to post it up because these are my two favourite cool colours to wear and match together!

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xoxo Dana

  • Blue Roll-Cut Blouse- Old Navy ($15)
  • Leopard Infinity Scarf- Old Navy ($12)
  • Tan Rockstar Skinny Jeans- Old Navy ($19) <–This was the mass sale that went on 2 weeks ago, reg. price is $44.50

I’m in love with creating outfits out of neutrals (these are two of my favourite colours!), it’s very comfy and subtle. By doing this I added in my favourite and over-worn leopard print infinity scarf for that pop of print!

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xoxo Dana

Afternoon fellow bloggers!

I’ve never been a hoodie kind of girl, but I recently fell in love with the comfy feeling of a simple black hoodie from Old Navy! Not only does it look nice, but it’s super comfy, which is essential for this fall weather!

Instagram: Briichan

 

I know this picture above may seem like a boring photo to be inspired by, but it still caught my eye. I’ve always loved how people wear hoodies and denim together. Having this photo reminded me to one day try it out myself!

I find it really funny now that you can buy jackets with the parts of a hoodie attached to it, but it’s not actually two¬†separate¬†pieces, but rather one whole¬†piece. I like it, but it takes away the fun of putting the layers together yourself.

 

This simple black hoodie is from Old Navy for about $11.00. It’s actually very thin and light, so I can wear plenty of layers under it and it actually fits my figure nicely so it doesn’t make me look like I just rolled out of bed.

 

Pairing my new black hoodie with my denim-leather jacket from Forever 21 instantly became a combo that I am now thoroughly in love with!

xoxo Dana

  • Oxford shirt- Goodwill ($2.50 <–YES, YOU READ THAT RIGHT! The original store it’s from is Gap)
  • Black shirt- Jacob ($10.00)
  • Jeans- Stitches ($20.00)

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I probably sounded pretty bad with saying the whole “lets’ look smart” title, but I have a reason for that, fear not! I absolutely LOVE this Oxford shirt from Goodwill! Besides the fact that it’s actually from Gap and in PERFECT condition, it really gives an basic look a touch of sophistication! Oxfords not only give a clean look, but they resonate the whole studious student vibe; the preppy look isn’t a bad thing!

I’ve been favoring the preppy school style clothes because of how well-put they are and that they go perfectly with this crispy autumn weather!

What do you think?

xoxo Dana

  • Coloured jeans- Urban Planet ($25)
  • Grey leopard print top- Old Navy ($18)
  • Dark grey cardigan- Costa Blance ($20)

Hooray for cool colour combinations!

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Gotta jazz it up with some sweet silver arm candy ;]

xoxo Dana

  • Black shorts- Urban Planet ($8.00)
  • Striped top- Blue Notes ($10.00)

It’s called “quickie” because I was getting ready super quick before having some friends over, throwing these two pieces together, not bothering with jewelry, except for gold and black earrings. Afterwards, looking at the outfit, it went with my messy right-out-of-the-shower curly hair pretty darn well.

Tip: Tucking in a top into your bottoms can always make any outfit look a bit more put together~



xoxo Dana

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