Good Reads

Tuesday, August 12, 2014



1. Preppy Guide to Fall Fall is my favorite season, hands down, and this post just made me so excited for fall fashion! I especially am looking forward to my oxfords paired with my brand new quilted puffer vests I scored at a Factory J. Crew sale a few weeks back. And do not even get me started with riding boots. I am giddy just thinking about them.

2. Nautical Safari - "Arrival to Camp Cove" I am just in awe at the beauty of this shoot. Everything about it is perfect--the setting, the props, the clothes, the people. What a great theme too! Ugh, I am gushing. I can't help it.

3. Love: Vera Wang Princess Power Vera Wang's original Princess scent brings me back to middle school/early high school when it used to be in every single fashion magazine that I'd purchase. Maybe Princess Power will become a scent that brings me back to college!

4. How to Break Up with Your Makeup I just recently did this and it was glorious (though it was really hard to say goodbye to my YSL mascara...so many memories with it in Spain...)

5. Hey Stranger, Thanks for Taking That Pic of Me and My Friends Sooo funny. Reminds me of a couple of weeks ago when my friends came to visit from out of town and approached what we thought was a really hot guy to take our picture. He turned out to be a slightly adorable teenager, at least two years younger than us.

6. Blue Printed Trousers Naomi seems like such a darling person and her outfits match so well. These printed trousers (weird not saying pants, haha) are bold and incredible. Wish I could pull them off half as well!

7. What Song Did You Not Understand?  Man Repeller articles are my kryptonite. This is no exception. Many of my favorite songs came out when I was younger and I didn't understand half of what was going on. I never understood (and probably still don't) any songs by the Pussycat Dolls. Nicole Scherzinger and every other member (do they even have names?) will forever be a mystery to me.

8. 18 Things You Learn Following Katy Perry Around  I am a massive Katy Perry fan. I think she's an incredible person, both in her talent and kind heart. If you haven't seen her movie yet, do it. You might cry (I bawled throughout half of it), but you'll come out loving her even more than you did before. It's always nice to get some insight in a celebrity's life. They're the greatest.

9. Justin Bieber and Malala Yousafzai Facetime I don't like Justin Bieber, but I do like Malala Yousafzai, which is why this made me smile. She mentioned JB a couple of times in her book, so I think it's sweet that she was able to FaceTime with the brat popstar.

10. Alice and Olivia Collared Sweater Layering can be a pain in the butt sometimes, so I love that this sweater has the collar and peekaboo sleeves sewn right into it. And paired with that pleated mini? I wish I had this look for my senior dress code two years ago!

11. 6 Specific Emotions You Experience In The Summer Before College This is so accurate, I can't even begin to explain it. I've felt all of these over the course of the entire summer, but at this point I'm just anxious to go back.

12. At 18, Tavi Gevinson Is a Fashion Veteran--and a Broadway Rookie I am completely fascinated by Tavi Gevinson. As there is with almost everything, I've heard mixed opinions about her, but I'm totally on board with everything she does. She's driven, multi-talented, and just a normal girl. It's always nice to have somebody my age (she's actually a bit younger than me!) who is successful in career paths that I'm interested in as well.

13. The Unspoken Rules of the Dorm: Learn These Before You Start School! While my dorming facilities are quite a bit different than the typical college dorms, these rules can still totally apply to me. I completely agree with every single one, especially #11. I'm all about my peace and quiet every once in a while.

14. Princess For The Day I don't know what Carly Cristman has been doing lately (let's be honest though, she's been killing it since day one), but her outfits are just on point. I say everybody is my favorite blogger, but I really do enjoy Carly's blog and her Youtube channel, and seeing her different outfit posts as of late have just brought me utter joy. Do you see that sequin midi skirt?! Do you?!

What have you been reading lately?

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