Fashion Friday|Pretty in Pastels

Hello Beauties!

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It’s super early in the morning when I’m writing this, so it might not be my finest hour (sorry). I’m so very dedicated to bringing you guys this Fashion Friday’s outfit, which obviously has to do with Spring even though it’s starting to feel more like summer. But Spring calls for pastels, light jeans, and soft sweaters all day, every day. So this is my kinda everyday, middle weather pastel outfit!

Since it was cooler outside, I opted for a comfortable pair of American Eagle skinny jeans, which are soft as a baby’s bottom. Okay, they aren’t that soft, lets be real they are still denim. I paired them with this pastel pink blouse to dress the whole outfit up a little bit and also to add a more flattering touch to my figure! Then I finished it off with my go-to Old Navy sweater as a cover up for, you know, covering up…

Then there are these suede wedges from Modcloth. Even though they started to hurt my feet after a while, I regret nothing. At all. They have small, teardrop-shaped cutouts on the sides as well to add a little more flair! They are like nothing that I’ve ever seen or worn, meaning that you will get MAJOR compliments with these puppies!

How to Get the Look

Shirt: Forever 21

Sweater: Old Navy

Jeans: American Eagle

Shoes: Modcloth

Peace, Love, and Baby Ducks,

Marin X

My #OOTD Friday!

Hello My Beauties!

Guess what!? It’s Friday!!!!

Everyone loves Fridays, so I wanted to make it better by making it OOTD Fridays on this blog! I hope that you enjoy my favorite outfit for this week, I’ve been LIVING for comfortable clothes! Also, please excuse my headless lady-friend in the background, she is just doing what she does.

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The Sweater: First off, I’m in LOVE with this sweater. In fact, I’m wearing it right now! Just kidding, but I wish I was. This evergreen Claiborne originally belonged to my dad when he was in college, but then my mom kinda stole it from him when they were dating, and now I’ve taken to this little treasure! I’ve been wearing it with basically anything, because it can be worn with basically anything! I’ve also found big, slouchy sweaters to be great for spring days and summer nights.

The Shirt: I got this shirt from American Eagle and let me tell you, it is the softest piece of clothing I’ve ever felt in my whole life. What attracted me to it was the beautiful plume with the sky-blue stripes in contrast. Then I tried it on and I refused to leave the store without it. Even though AE is a little bit on the higher end for my budget, they really know what they’re doing when it comes to clothing.

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The Pants: These pants were actually from Pitaya,which is a small boutique in my hometown. They were about $50 (the most expensive pair of pants I’ve owned), but they are totally worth it! Not only have they lasted for a couple of years, they are also really stretchy and the denim is really soft and comfortable to be in. I’d say that they feel like the most authentic-looking pair of jeggings without actually being jeggings… if that makes sense.

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The Scarf: I got this scarf from H&M back when I was in New York City for the summer. I didn’t have a lot of simple scarves back then, and I thought it would be very easy to pair with a lot of different outfits. It’s also very lightweight, so it’s very easy to move in and is the perfect scarf for warm days.

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The Shoes: I found these bad boys at Aldo’s in the mall, and I’ve been attached to them ever since. At the time I had been looking for a nice pair of riding boots, but I never seemed to find any that were my style. Then, on a discount no less, these shoes were just sitting there, awaiting my purchase of them. They are lace-up, which I really like, but they still have the elastic sides that you would see on a riding shoe. They are my little slice of shoe heaven!

How to Get the Outfit

Shirt: AE, H&M, Express, PacSun

Pants: PacSun, AE, anywhere with really nice jeans!

Scarf: Forever 21, H&M, AE, JCPenny, Macy’s, Express, etc.

Sweater: Urban Outfitters, Forever 21, H&M, PacSun, Brandy Melville

Shoes: Aldo, ASOS, DSW

Thank you so much for reading and stay tuned for more! I post basically everyday of the week!

Peace, Love, and Baby Ducks,

Marin XO

Inspiration From FarFetch.com!

Hello My Beauties!

So today we’re going to try something different, okay? Okay.

A little while ago I was approached by farfetch.com, and after researching the company I’ve learned that since its start in 2007, it has become one of the most successful high-fashion e-commerce site around. Cool, right? They have clothing from all over the world, including Paris, New York, Milan, and more! Not only do they have some of the big-name fashion brands, they also sell clothing from boutiques that is sent right to your door!

Now, I must admit that the products are on the pricier side, no lies here. But what did you expect, it’s high-fashion! That didn’t restrict me from putting together a few pieces, some being very unexpected, from their site! I think it’s always smart to get inspiration from high-fashion trends, and that is what I’ve done for you! So, without further a due, here is my FarFetch Inspiration Look! I hope you enjoy 🙂

THE OUTFIT

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I wanted this outfit to look like you were just lounging in your beach cottage, an Arnold-Palmer in your hand and the sound of the waves crashing behind you. In all honesty I just pictured myself at my family’s annual vacation spot in South Haven, Michigan, in the summer!

For this outfit I choose these pants by Cedric Charlier. I’ve been really into patterned straight-legged trousers, so these were BEYOND perfect for the look I wanted!

I then needed to find a nice, neutral, complimentary top that looked like you could just slip into it and relax, or even wear it as a coverup when necessary! Either way, this Alice and Olivia V-Neck T-Shirt fit the bill!

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THE ACCESSORIES

After I put together the outfit, I wanted to find some simple accessories to go with it! That is when I found these beautiful Linda Farrow Sunglasses. I honestly can’t stop starring at them, they’re so amazing! I always support the vintage-eyewear look, and these most definitely deliver! I think they wrap up the whole vintage-beach vibe very nicely, don’t you?

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I also found this very adorable Floral iPhone Case by Dolce & Gabbana, a gorgeous ‘Rosa Folia’ Candle by Diptyque, and THE perfect table book: Kelly Wearstler’s Valentino: Thirty Years of Magic as an added bonus!

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Peace, Love, and Baby Ducks,

Marin XO

*Disclaimer: This post was not paid for and I was not given anything other than a great opportunity to explore an interesting company. Everything that I state in this post is of my own opinion.

My Holiday OUTfit!

Hello My Beauties!

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This holiday season I had the amazing opportunity to work with Verbena, an adorable boutique in Ann Arbor! I purchased the dress with 10% off from the store and then I was able to borrow the handbag for the night. It was so much fun, and both the dress and the bag fit perfectly! I put this outfit together as a date night/dinner out/even holiday party outfit that’s really simple while having a more mature feel to it! On the other hand you can style the dress to be more party than dinner party. Add a chain bag for a little glam factor or a classy clutch to change things up! Either way you will definitely appreciate both pieces this season!

Also, you guys can get 10% off on these items and more! I absolutely love this store and everything that they have! Go to verbenaannarbor.com for more info and enjoy all of the things they have to offer!

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Outfit Details

Rings, Earrings, and Necklace~ Forever 21

Lipstick~ Clinique

Shawl~ Zara

Tights~ H&M

Shoes~ Famous Footwear

Dress and Bag~ Verbena 

Peace, Love, and Baby Ducks

Marin XO

Chicago Style

Hey people!
Sorry that I have not updated the blog in a while, but now that I am back home and finally unpacked I am back in the blogging game! So here is a small glimpse of my fashionable time in Chicago.

Dress, Macy's, $50; Bag, Coach, $150; Scarf, gift; Shoes, Payless, $25
Dress, Macy’s, $50; Bag, Coach, $150; Scarf, gift; Shoes, Payless, $25

 

So first off I found a TELEPHONE BOOTH at the train station! And it actually worked! Anyways, I really love this dress since it combines the classic look of a seersucker dress with the tighter, form-fitting outline of a more modern piece. It is also very easy to style up, or down, as well as accessorize.

 

I got this skirt in NYC and so far I am fairly satisfied with it! I really like the little bow-tie belt that adds a little flair to the outfit without even trying! I paired it with this cute shirt to make it more of a “Night out”

Skirt, Forever 21; Shirt, Modcloth.com; Sweater, Old Navy, $19; Shoes, Payless, $25; Purse, Coach
Skirt, Forever 21; Shirt, Modcloth.com; Sweater, Old Navy, $19; Shoes, Payless, $25; Purse, Coach

outfit. Another thing is the sweater- since I was in New York I realized how handy it is to carry a light, but warm, sweater with you wherever you go! 

 

Stay tuned for more tips and outfit ideas!

Until Next Time,

Marin S.

 

 

 

 

Get the Look:

Old Navy

Macy’s

Modcloth.com

Payless

Coach

Forever 21