bee yourself (Victoria Beckham for Target)

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Is anyone else watching Grace and Frankie? Shout-out to Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin for being the most fabulous ladies in television right now, if you ask me! I love love love Jane Fonda’s classic style (and attitude) in the show. In an ode to Ms. Fonda, I’m popping my collared shirt collar and sporting a scarf today…and a ‘don’t take no for an answer’ attitude!

“It’s never too late – never too late to start over, never too late to be happy.” -Jane Fonda

Top: Haberdashery x J Crew via thrift ($5)

Jeans: Ann Taylor Loft (approx $9)

Scarf: Victoria Beckham for Target ($20)

Scarf ring: Hermes (gift)

Earrings: Kohl’s ($2 marked down from $18)

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on the mend (in a color medley)

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Sorry for the delay in posting this week, readers. I’ve unfortunately caught whatever virus is going around, despite my best efforts to avoid it. I’m on the mend, though, drinking lots of fluids, and making my comeback! I hope everyone’s week is off to a good start…though seeing how it’s actually mid-week, I guess I should be saying, I hope the week is going well thus far!

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Top: Gap via thrift ($2, retails for $60)

Scarf: Diane von Furstenberg via consignment ($15, retails for approx $170)

Scarf ring: Hermes (gift)

Pants: J Crew via Savers ($4, retail for $90)

Shoes: All Black ($50 marked down from $150) similar can be found here

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Fashion Huntress tips:

1) I’ve been working on taking some more “fashion risks” lately but styling monochromatic looks, while also styling seeming “random colors” together. It’s funny how being a blogger pushes you out of your comfort zone, but I personally think it really does! If you’re in the market for taking some fashion risks of your own, monochromatic looks are very easy to use as a starting point. If want to try putting random colors together, you can try working within color families. In this look, I stuck with jewel toned colors to create harmony within different colors and patterns worn together.

2) I’m still working on incorporating silk scarves into my fashion repertoire. It’s actually a lot easier than I thought it would be! Though, I’ve found that silk scarves from standard retail shops are quite pricey ($50+), whereas they seem to be much more affordable via consignment and thrift shops ($3+). For more scarf inspiration, check out Pinterest, where you will find a ton of silk scarf ideas! One of my favorite boards can be found here.

Anyone else pairing different colors together? Any color pairing recommendations? Thanks so much for stopping by, readers! I appreciate it so very much!

feeling very floral

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There’s little bits of grass showing around town, and my heart is a-flutter, readers. I took inspiration from Mother Nature and wore little bits of floral on my feet and around my neck. I don’t know about anyone else, but sometimes it feels like I’m holding my breath through the cold winters and dark days, until I can take that first deep breath outside in the spring air, and exhale…and it sort-of feels amazing. Perhaps this is why spring is known as the season of renewal.
“And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer.” ― F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby
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Shirt:Gap ($16 marked down from $60)
Pants:Ann Taylor Loft ($20 marked down from $100)
Silk scarf: BCBG Max Azria via Nordstrom ($50 marked down from $80)
Scarf ring: Hermes (gift)
Shoes: Alice + Olivia via Saks Off Fifth ($40 marked down from $350)
Bracelets: Coach & Bloomingdales (gifts)
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Fashion Huntress tips:
1) I decided it was high time I got into silk scarves. They are endlessly classy, chic, and timeless! If you’re a beginner at thrifting, silk scarves really are a super easy item to thrift! Most consignment and thrift stores stock silk scarves anywhere from $3-$30, depending on the store and brand. I take mine to the dry cleaners for their first wearing, and then just fold them up nicely after I wear them to keep them from getting too wrinkled looking. Hermes has a great app for ways in which you can style and tie silk scarves. The app is free and can be found here.
2) I’m going to be honest, readers. These shoes really are not comfortable. I think that’s the very time I’ve ever said that! But, really, they just aren’t. I think the biggest barrier is that, while they are my size, they really need some stretching out. So now I’m asking for your tips! Anyone have any suggestions!? 
Anyone else have tips to stretch shoes? Thanks so much for stopping by, readers! I appreciate it so very much and have a great weekend!