A lot of people think San Francisco Bay Area is all hipsters who drink too much tea and sit around playing guitar. There are definitely a lot of those people, but SF style is more than that. It is driven by this stereotype and beyond.
9 Things Midwesterners should know before moving to the Coasts
“Midwest kindness” is definitely an active term on the East and West Coast. I moved to the West Coast three years ago, and I quickly learned that these people live a bit differently. Everyone has somewhere to go, and no one will stop them from getting there. It sounds a bit intimidating, but once you get into the swing of things, it turns into adrenaline.
Photo diaries: Old Hollywood turned modern
We’ve all had a vision of ourselves driving in a convertible Corvette dressed in silk top, scarf around the head, and cat eye sunnies. Here is a way to make the iconic look a bit more contemporary.
White on what?
I am usually not a white denim person. It is such a bold material, and if it’s not used correctly it can ruin an entire look. Here are a few ways to wear those white skinny jeans or old white denim jacket that has been collecting dust in your closet.
Umber & Ochre: The full circle
100% cotton and the beach seem like a blissful combination. The light and soft plant is happiness, breezy, easy, and serene. Umber & Ochre has managed to morph a brand image from their material’s connotation all while being environmentally conscious.
Miniest of Mini’s
Never be afraid to venture to other departments while shopping. Sometimes I can’t find exactly what I’m looking for, so I search the men’s or plus size section. This button down mini is a 1X and lightly sewn to fit my body better.
Back to the grind…kind of
I will be leaving in 2 hours to go on a surprise vacation that my boyfriend planned for us, but I wanted to share how I plan my fall wardrobe for both work and play. If you have a busy lifestyle and are always on the go, planning some looks ahead of time is essential.
The girl in a polka-dot dress
Polka-dots have been in my wardrobe since I was a little girl. It’s a pattern that never ages, and you always look happier in them. Marketplaces, festivals, and brunches are places I would recommend wearing this cut. Keep scrolling to see more images of how I styled this dress!
Rough and tumble
If there is one look that guarantees a bad-a$$ vibe, it’s metal, leather, and all things black. Lift this look a little higher by using trend forecasting.
An outfit that makes you feel a bit more confident is something to learn from. Find out what elements make you stand taller, and incorporate them into other outfits! For me, it has always been having extra fabric flowing behind me. I love a little pop of color. This is how I incorporated both of those styles into one outfit.