Rage On x Lisa Frank

Hey, everyone! School (for me) has just started and to kick off the year, I wore one of my new faves, an oversized tee with an all-over Lisa Frank print. Lisa Frank is STILL a back-to-school essential, and while LF stationery might be hard to come by, Rage On has an entire line of Lisa Frank clothes available RIGHT NOW! Each piece is made to order, so it took a while for my shirt to arrive in the mail but it was soooo worth it! Rage On keeps slashing the price of this collection so grab it while you can! I styled this tee with my new girlfriend jeans from UO (expect to see these on the blog A LOT) and a pair of holographic slip-ons I scored at H&M long ago (also peep the white FashionIt cable bracelet from this tech-sessory post). This tee is hella long, so I tucked it into my jeans, but I can’t wait to restyle it with leggings, skirts, and everything else!

Shirt: Rage On

Jeans: Urban Outfitters

Shoes: H&M

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Cyber Bomber Jacket

Hey, everyone! I’ve always been a hoarder of light jackets, so I was delighted to see that the bomber is having a moment this season. Instead of the standard solid colored or embroidered one, I picked up this printed one at the Wicker Park Ragstock. It looks cyber-y and vaguely vaporwave which basically translates to totally awesome. I paired this bomber with a crop top in a magenta hue to match and some black high-waisted skinnies for a laid-back look. How have you styled your bombers this season? Let me know in the comments!

Bomber: Ragstock

Crop top: Forever 21

Jeans: H&M

Shoes: Nike

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NYFW 2016

Hey, everyone! I can’t believe New York Fashion Week is ending as I’m typing these words- it went by soooo fast! This year was incredible- I made new friends and met up with old ones. What a time to be alive.Β I went to a total of 6 shows this season and each show blew me away for totally different reasons. I can’t wait to see what’s in store for future collections, but for now, let’s dive in:

DAY 1:

The first show I attended was Tibi. The bright hues in this collection were to die for- as were the beautiful floral prints and the flowy details. This show ditched the typical dark-room-bright-runway format; the entire room was filled with natural light.

Watch the finale of the Tibi show here:

LOVED the silhouettes at @tibi today! Stay tuned for a more detailed account of what I've been up to this #NYFW on my blog this Monday! πŸ’–

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After this show, I met the most incredible person, Cosette, who is the kids and teens ambassador for Wilhelmina models. We hung out after and wandered around the Meatpacking District and stopped at the Swell bottle activation booth:

Little did they know I have a knockoff Swell bottle in my bag πŸ˜‚ here's to #NYFW adventures with my new friend @cosetterinab #swellstreetstyle

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We also wandered around Chelsea market and bought matching zodiac rings from Brooklyn charm:

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We were #friendshipgoals within an hour of meeting one another tbh.

WHAT I WORE:

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Dress: Topshop

Shoes: H&M

DAY 2:

Ok, this was a crazy day. I saw three shows in one day starting with Irina Vitjaz. She’s a Russian-Viennese designer (cool considering I study Russian and lived in Vienna for 3 months). Her collection had the best shapes for sure! The skirts are amazing, watch below:

Beautiful designs at Irina Vitjaz today! πŸ‘πŸ’«πŸŒŸ

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A few hours later, I went to Leanne Marshall, of Project Runway fame. This was my favorite collection. The aesthetic was so ethereal. Her designs looked so effortless yet flawless. Β See for yourself:

Absolutely stunning designs at @leannemarshallofficial πŸ˜±πŸ˜πŸ’–

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I also ran into my friend Kathleen at this show which was such a nice surprise! She’s a photographer who killed it this year- she also achieved my dream of going to the Jeremy Scott show and the photos she took are unreal!

Later that day, I saw Anniesa Hasibaun’s show. Anniesa is a Muslim designer, and as an admirer of hijabi fashion, I was v excited for this collection. The accessories and the styling made this collection so fun! The designs were fabulous, for lack of a better word:

WHAT I WORE:

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Top: Urban Outfitters

Pants: Zara

Shoes: Steve Madden

DAY 3:

On Tuesday, I saw the Lan Yu show. Lan Yu’s biggest claim to date in the Western world is being the mastermind behind this Kim K look:

She wore this gown to Cannes this year!

The designs were mainly in pastel colors with gorgeous tailoring:

My jaw fell off at least 10 times during the @lanyucouture show!! 😱😍✨

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WHAT I WORE:

I didn’t have anyone take a picture of me on this day😦 , so here’s a grainy Snapchat selfie of the top of my dress and one for my shoes:

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Dress and shoes: Zara

DAY 4:

Last but not least, I attended the Runa Ray show on Wednesday. The mostly black with hints of green color palette was a refreshing break from the pastel hues I’d grown so used to seeing. I’m also such a fan of the embroidery on her pieces!

On-trend embroidered details at @runaray this evening! πŸ’—πŸ’—πŸ’—

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WHAT I WORE:

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(my face looked bad in this so I cropped it)

Dress: Target

Shoes: Steve Madden

Β Fashion Week is one of my favorite parts of the year and my favorite season, Fall, is just around the corner. I have so many upcoming looks to shoot and I cannot wait to share them here! Keep tuning in for more!!πŸ™‚β€

Flower Letter DIY

Hey, everyone! I know I missed about a week’s worth of posts, but only because I spent a life-changing 11 days in Israel and had very little Internet access (check out photos of my trip on my Twitter). It’s currently Fashion Week here in New York, so my schedule is a little hectic. I’ll be doing a recap of the shows I went to this Thursday, so be sure to check my blog then! Today’s post is a short and sweet DIY- a much easier one than my bath bomb post a while back. For this DIY, you will need:

-Glue gun

-Scissors

-Fake flowers of your choice (purchased at Michaels)

-Letter of your choice (make sure it can freely stand)

-Spray paint (optional)

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STEP 1:
Remove the stems from the flowers.Β  This may or may not require scissors.Β  Once the flowers are removed, you can spray paint them different colors (I spray painted some white flowers pink), or leave them as is.
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STEP 2:
Using the glue gun, arrange the flowers on your letter as you would like and glue them down.Β  Wait for the glue to dry (should only be a few minutes).
STEP 3:
Display your letter! I put mine on my shelf, but this can be displayed just about anywhere!
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VoilΓ ! That’s all there is to it! This DIY is so fun and simple and the result is gorgeous! Tried this DIY? Let me know how it turned out in the comments- I’d love to see everyone’s different combinations of flowers!

Tech Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself

Hey everyone! It’s been awhile since I’ve done an outfit post, and this is an all-encompassing back-to-school/late summer one! The focus of this post, believe it or not, is NOT the super adorable romper I’m wearing but the two bracelets on my wrist! They come apart to form charging cables for your iPhone or Android, which is pretty much the best and most convenient thing ever! Β I’m wearing the white and turquoise ones in this shoot, and they also come in green, pink, and purple. The cable bracelets and the bell-sleeve romper make the perfect on-campus look (and even though I don’t arrive on campus for another month, tbh I’ll be rocking these with every outfit during the school year).

Romper: Target

Sunglasses: Pitaya

Cable Bracelets: FashionItΒ (seriously, check these out, they are so cute and useful and part of the proceeds go to orphanages around the world!)

Shoes: HavaianasΒ 

Makeup:

Lip color: NYX Soft Matte Lip Creme in CopenhagenΒ 

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I just need to add that tbh, FashionIt has been one of the nicest companies I’ve ever worked with. Their product rocks, mission statement is on point, and they are just a great company overall. Please check out their stuff-it’s perfect for back-to-college! Products are available online and in stores (use their store locator to find your nearest retailer).