Showing posts from April, 2016

Spring in south Florida, a photo diary


"I just blew my tax return" spring maximalism

Wildly in love with the new Gucci of Alessandro Michele and the Rodarte X & Other Stories collab, I was dying to incorporate the pattern on pattern, texture on texture with embellishments on top maximalism aesthetic into my style rotation.

To make this look wearable - because I do only like to look like a Christmas tree when it's actually Christmas, and affordable - because my tax return only allowed an accessories splurge, I had to get creative and do a little high-low style.

Back to that splurge, or let me rephrase, the first of my tax return enabled investment purchases - here's my version of the forever purse: a Gucci crossbody. With classic double G canvas, iconic webbing and the modern touch of the Alessandro Michele bee motif, this purse is both for now and forever.

And to reign this back in a hair, I paired a thrifted 70s red and blue plaid polyester blouse with a green plaid cotton midi skirt from Old Navy. Achieving that perfect pattern on pattern play of high fa…