The colors of the season…

Tuesday, October 21, 2014
oasap gray sweater, chicnova army green coat, swallow's heart silver quartz bullet necklace, skull scarf, knee boots, fall fashion

Bonjour, tout le monde!  Since I have waaaaaaay too many photos of gondolas and I'm terribly afraid that you'll be fed up with them AND the posts that I had set up to auto-post while I was gone didn't work, I'm going to switch between travel snaps and outfit photos!  Hope that's groovy with ya'll! 

As you know, if you've been following along for a while, I am obsessed with fall.  Not in the basic sort of way (I don't own Uggs or yoga pants).  I seriously love fall.  My birthday is 13 days before Halloween (it was last Sunday… I'm old now… guess how old in the comments, if you wish), I've been hooked on ghosts for as long as I can remember, and there is just something about the magic of leaves changing colors and flying around the sky that sets my heart soaring.  

I've been stockpiling fall clothes since July and still haven't really had a chance to wear them!  Though the leaves are changing, it's been in the upper 60s and 70s… and then I hopped a boat to Greece, where I ended up with an insane sunburn (yes, in the middle of October).  However, because I have no patience and hate to see lovely clothes hanging in the closet and not being worn, I gave some new fall pieces a test drive.  I am absolutely in love with this new jacket!  

What are your fave new fall pieces? 

Skull scarf (b-day gift from my daddy!)

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When in Venice…

Monday, October 20, 2014
debshops grey tee, debshops destroyed jeans, debshops booties, debshops satchel bag, swallow's heart agate horn necklace, kameleonz sunglasses

… you ride a gondola… but if you're super cheap like me, you just attempt to make eye contact with the gondoliers and smile coyly in the hopes that he will let you sit in the gondola to take a photo… which, in my case, failed repeatedly.  

In any case, Venice is amazing.  I love visiting a new place with the express purpose of getting lost, which was insanely easy to do in Venice.  For real.  The dead ends and twists and turns of the city make me wonder if the original architects a gazillion years ago weren't in some sort of insane opium haze when they planned the layout of this place.  

By the end of the night, in my heeled booties, after a day of airplanes, boats, trains and buses, I was ready to go to bed, but it was in these small hours of the night that we ended up getting super lost.  Like, feeling like a mouse in a maze in an evil scientist's laboratory lost.  

… in any case, Venice is amazing… and I discovered that I am obsessed with gondolas. 

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Floral superhero...

Saturday, October 18, 2014
deb shops rose print duster, chicnova black maxi dress with slit, deb black ankle booties, niquegeek ravenclaw ring, 9th & elm guitar string ring, harry potter, boho, bohemian, hippie
Bonjour, tout le monde! I did the sneakiest thing ever and took off for a week without wifi and I didn't tell anyone! I had everything all set up to autopsy while I was gone, but the internet, apparently, wanted to get revenge on me for disconnecting for a week and it decided not to post a bloody thing while it was gone; therefore explaining my total absence from the wonderful world of blogging.  Needless to say, I am sitting at the airport, voraciously clicking and typing away with my 30 minutes of complimentary wifi access. 

Let me tell you, it was kind of nice to walk around the world without iPhone, iPad or laptop for a whole week, but I did feel a bit naked and actually checked instagram first thing once I could connect. I will be spending all of tomorrow (my birthday!!!) editing photos from Venice, Athens, Croatia, and Turkey and am looking forward to catching up on the wonderful world of web! 

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In my white tee…

Friday, October 10, 2014
deb shops white tee, deb shops dark wash skinny jeans, deb shops sling back booties, charming damsel black lace headband, marisa diane designs rings, 9th & elm ring, mountain just jewelry angler necklace, lazuli handcrafted beryl necklace, emerson and oliver did bracelets

Tout le monde, I cannot even tell you how long I've spent searching for the perfect white tee.  I think that in the last 5 years, I've owned about 15 different white tees: fitted tees, baggy tees, scoop neck tees, square neck tees, off-shoulder tees, etc.  Nothing feels as good as this white tee!  I don't know if it is the unusual hem that's got me loving it, but whatever it is, I don't care!  I just want to wear this white tee forever and ever.  Add these new jeans and open-heel booties to the mix (the wash!  the fit!  the degree of comfort that comes from these booties!) and I pretty much never want to take this outfit off. 

On a side bar… our Starbucks got pumpkin spice!  Surprise!  Downside: it was the most disgusting cup of coffee I have ever had the displeasure of spending $5 on.  Sad face! 

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The good life…

Wednesday, October 8, 2014
black fringe kimono, crop top, black leggings, deb shops black slingback booties, half united bullet jewelry, charming damsel headband, boho outfit, bohemian outfit, hippie outfit, monochrome outfit

Have you ever put on an outfit that makes you feel like an absolute, total and complete badass?  Well, pardon my French, but this outfit makes me feel like a chic super villain!  I think the only thing I'd change is I would have worn a different belly ring, like this one with the hardcore, wicked awesome skull, and showed it off a bit more!)

Add that to the fact that my dad just sent me the entire line of Trader Joe's pumpkin products and that the official Birthday Cruise countdown has officially begun, and friends, I'm happily living the good life… 

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