The Weekend Uniform

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It’s been a HOT couple of days in Texas. Like over 100 degrees hot. To get through these hot days on the weekend, shorts have become my best friend. For a big portion of my 27 years on this earth, I haven’t been a big fan of shorts, even on the hottest days. But that has changed, obviously!

Shorts have become my best friend this summer. I’ve invested in my new friendship by purchasing several shorts from Urban Outfitters, like the ones featured in this blog. I fell in love with this UO geo print woven shorts, that I bought them in two colors. I’ll feature the other colorway at a later date. I paired these pink pair with a Chvrches concert tee and matching Yeezy 700 Boost in the inertia colorway. These shorts keep me cool on a hot summer day!

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Spring feels

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Spring is finally here but that doesn’t mean jackets are over. The temperature can drop in the evenings and a thin lightweight jacket like the one I’m featuring will keep you warm and stylish. I bought my jacket from DKNY two years ago and you can find a similar jacket at Target for a more affordable price than I paid for.

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I paired my jacket with a brick colored tee from Forever 21. This tee is spring ready and gives my outfit a pop of color. For pants, I went with some grey plaid joggers from Forever 21. Joggers are around all year long and are a great alternative for pants when it gets hot in the spring months.

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For shoes, I went with my New Balance 300 tan leather sneakers from Urban Outfitters. You can find similar shoes on the New Balance website. They are very comfortable and stylish, which makes them great for spring!

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I completed my look with a black cap to match the jacket. Spring is a great inbetween when it comes to weather. Most days you’ll wear shorts, but some nights, you can add some outwear to your wardrobe without breaking a sweat.

I can’t wait to share other spring outfits. What are your thoughts on jackets for spring?

Corduroy rules

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Corduroy blew up this past fall/winter and it looks like it is staying for spring, according to GQ.  While corduroy hasn’t really gone anywhere, it doesn’t seem like it had been as big as it was this past fall. I saw corduroy on the website of every streetwear label I wear and it ended up invading my wardrobe.

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I purchased this cool color block corduroy jacket from Urban Outfitters, along with the khaki corduroy pants. They have been great additions to my wardrobe, especially the jacket. It is a pretty cool statement piece!

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I paired the jacket with the corduroy pants. I was originally hesitant to do this, but I think the corduroy on corduroy look came out pretty good.

I finished the look with a black and white striped tee from Forever 21 and Sk8-hi top Vans. Once upon a time a patched jacket and striped tee would probably be a no-no, but it is all about clashing nowadays, so why not?

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I won’t be rocking these pieces as the weather gets warmer, but I wouldn’t mind wearing corduroy shorts. I just need to find me a good pair.

What are your thoughts on corduroy for spring?

New outfit feels

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Do you ever wear a new outfit with nowhere to go? That was me on a Monday after work.

I’ve recently tried to cut back on the shopping. With several concerts and a big trip coming up, I got to save up. But when I need to add a little something to my wardrobe, I can always count on Forever 21.

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I purchased this green and yellow striped long sleeve and mustard yellow button-front jacket two weekends ago. I intended to wear it in a weekend trip to Austin, but that ended up not happening. So I figured, why not where it on Monday evening?

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I paired my new purchase with some acid washed joggers, mustard colored long socks and dove colored Fila Disruptor sneakers.

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I would definitely say these new purchases compliment my current wardrobe. What are your thoughts on this look?

The Yeezy 700 Static Slaps

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I’ve become an unintentional sneaker head in the last few months and my main obsession has become adidas Yeezy sneakers. The Yeezy 700 sneaker is my favorite silhouette, and the static color way has to be the best one yet.

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The Yeezy 700 static just slaps. It’s a clean color way that will go with just about everything. The 3m reflective material literally makes the shoe stand out when flash or any light hits it.

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I paired my Yeezy 700 static sneakers with a mostly all black outfit. I started off with some Urban Outfitters black joggers, put on a Forever 21 striped long sleeve tee and a distressed lack denim jacket. The dark toned outfit went well with the gloomy weather and the shoes gave my outfit a pop.

Chill evening, cute outfit

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This past weekend didn’t consist of any craziness and it was much needed. While I love heading out for a fun, crazy night, sometimes a quiet weekend doesn’t hurt. On a chill Saturday evening, I took a stroll around my neighborhood, and I figured I’d take a couple of photos of my cute outfit.

I started my Saturday outfit with a basic mustard colored tee from Forever 21, which was only $9.90. I paired my tee with some dark blue skinny jeans from H&M. I decided to give my dad sneakers a break and went with my white hi-top Converse from Urban Outfitters. It was a cool night, so I topped my look with an oversized distressed black jean jacket from Forever 21.

My outfit was perfect for a cool night. Ever dressed up just cause?

Sequin shorts are life

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I’m obsessed with my latest purchase — sequin shorts! I recently did some online shopping on Urban Outfitters and stumbled upon some sequin trimmed tricot shorts. I wasn’t sure about the purchase but as soon as I saw them in person, I fell in love. The sequin trimming is just right. Had the entire short been made out of sequin, I probably wouldn’t have bought.

I totally recommend them! If you’re looking for cute casual shorts to add to your wardrobe, consider buying them before they run out!