TOBI Haul Video

May 3, 2016

Hey ya’ll! Trying out the YouTube world again. Here’s a little intro to my new channel (subscribe to get first dibs on watching videos!). I was also contacted by Tobi to receive some cute pieces! Will be styled on the blog soon! For now, check them out below:

+ TOBI Winona Denim Wrap Crop Top +
+ TOBI Keepin’ It Casual Romper +
+ TOBI Sand in My Hair Crop Top +
+ TOBI Taste of Honey Skater Dress +



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Little Things

April 29, 2016

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+ Calvin Klein for UO Cropped Tank Top + YRSTRLY SoBe Shorts + adidas Samoa Sneakers (similar) + Nasty Gal Bad Kids Vegan Leather Backpack + Wildfox Le Femme Glasses (gifted by Frame Boutique) +

Nothing like ringing in Florida’s (extra) warm weather with tiny pieces of clothing. Crops and short-shorts have always been my thing, whether I’m in the homeland, Summer-ing it up in New England, or pretending it’s not cold in London. I think it’s through these outfit proportions that I learned to love my body: a high-waist lengthens my short torso and visually cinches my waist, and a rising hem makes my average height appear to be modelesque by making my already long legs look longer. Gone are the days where ill-fitting clothes had people telling me that my pear-shape was “disproportional” and where I tried to accentuate a skinny waist above all else because at least something was skinny. It’s literally been years…at least half a decade. But loving myself is never any less exciting.



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Post image for Mood. — March 2016 Playlist

+ 1. “The Buzz” by Hermitude (ft. Big K.R.I.T., Mataya, and Young Tapz) +
+ 2. “Girl” by The Internet (ft. KAYTRANADA) +
+ 3. “Waste Away” by Blackbear (ft. Devon Baldwin) +
+ 4. “One Last Night (Hippie Sabotage Remix)” by Vaults +
+ 5. “Cheated” by Pascäal +
+ 6. “Say My Name (Emancipator Remix)” by ODESZA (ft. Zyra) +
+ 7. “Fantasy (Vices Remix)” by Alina Baraz & Galimatias +
+ 8. “Mother & Father” by Broods +
+ 9. “Young” by Vallis Alps +
+ 10. “Be Together” by Major Lazer (ft. Wild Belle) +
+ 11. “So High” by Doja Cat +
+ 12. “Drowning (STWO Remix)” by Banks +
+ 13. “Faded (ODESZA Remix)” by Zhu +
+ 14. “No One Else” by Sango +
+ 15. “Hazey (Dave Glass Animals Rework)” by Glass Animals (ft. Rome Fortune) +
+ 16. “Gita” by Moderat +
+ 17. “One Day They’ll Know (ODESZA Remix)” by Pretty Lights +
+ 18. “Float” by FTSE (ft. Kenzie May) +

Something I’ve always wanted to do but not sure I ever have was to do a regular playlist post. I’ve never been interested in doing a “Music Mondays” kind of a thing but I think a monthly playlist would be nice.

These are some songs that have really gotten tied to memories for me over the past year. I always associate music and memory…there’s a strong connection for me whether it be silly guy drama, a time of growth, a period of sadness, a time of accomplishment, or a new chapter. I’ve had this playlist sitting for a couple weeks, waiting on a title and some sort of artwork, which I finally settled on tonight. I always love getting my own photos and hand lettering involved. Anyway, next playlist is due out in a couple of weeks but I hope you can find a way to get a lot of use out of this one before then.





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