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i have a thing for you, orange (tangerine)

19 Jun

It never ceases to amaze (annoy) me that summer doesn’t really get going in Portland until after the fourth of July. While we’ve had some beautiful weather (this weekend was awesome!), you can’t count on consistent sun and warmth until after binging on hot dogs, chips, fruit platters and red/white/blue funfetti cakes. Despite (or in spite of) gloomy weather, I’ve been seriously loving anything orange/tangerine this year. I should mention it’s also one of Pantone’s colors for spring/summer 2012. I’m slightly Pantone obsessed (we have 12 mugs at my house), so good to know I’m on the right track.

Here are some of my favorite finds-

Equipment Singature Orange Blouse:

Fun fact: For a mere $19.99, I picked up a Mossimo lookalike at Target this weekend. While I’d love to buy any and all Equipment blouses, you really can’t go wrong with a good lookalike.

This blazer (via southern proper on tumblr):

Deborah Lippman’s ‘Lara’s Theme’ nail polish:

In the summer, I always seem to have some bright nail color going on. I love this one because it isn’t too overwhelming, yet it’s still fun.

J Brand’s tangerine cutoff shorts (via Bloomingdales):

J Brand is my all time favorite/go to for all things denim. Denim shorts are no exception, and these cutoff tangerine colored ones would definitely belong in my closet if I felt like forking over $158 for them (which I don’t.) Love them nonetheless!

Nike Women’s Pro Training sports bra:

Since I’m trying not to fall completely off the running wagon (operative word there being trying) since completing my half marathon, it doesn’t hurt to enjoy some workout clothes too. Nike is and has always been my go-to.

 And, finally, this tangerine-colored Trina Turk pillow:

Can’t wait until I actually have space to decorate!


favorites this friday

1 Jun

Happy Friday! I went to San Francisco this past weekend, lucked out with beautiful weather and returned home to still have another day off work in celebration of Memorial Day. Oh, and it’s all of the sudden June, too. Huh? When did that happen, seriously?  I’ll be 24 in 13 days and that seems weird in and of itself.

Here are a few things I’ve been loving-

The Weeknd – Loft Music. Seriously can’t get over his voice. Plus he’s one of Drake’s cronies and I obviously love Drake too (and still think it’s hilariously awesome he was on Degrassi.) I’ve been listening to more music than usual this week and it’s been so clutch.

Oia Jules. This Etsy shop creates jewelry inspired by my current favorite place in the world: Oia, Santorini, Greece. I wear a host of bracelets everyday without fail, and would love to add these to my collection…

Natural Beauty. I love pictures that reflect the natural beauty of people, places and objects. I love these shots of Leighton Meester & Marilyn Monroe (unfortunately just found on Tumblr…any idea of the source?). Say no to too much makeup!

Fun sayings. Always love ’em and this is no exception-

Be yourself. Own it and go with your gut.

fancy friday

20 Apr

I spend most of my time in extremely casual environments, so I’ve adopted a new favorite phrase: fancy friday. Has a nice ring, doesn’t it? Here are a few of my favorite fancy finds from the week (though not actually particularly fancy):

Haute Hippie via shopbop. Gawking over this for my upcoming Palm Springs trip.

I keep seeing this all over the net, yet have no idea where it’s from. Anyone? This belongs in my closet.

I know it’s spring, but this cashmere cowl neck souchi sweater is beautiful.

Diane von Furstenberg ‘Zia’ platform sandal. I love them in this color.

Vince lambskin leather shorts via Bloomingdales.

Happy Friday!