Our Style + an exciting announcement...

August 15, 2014




This weekend we headed to the city with one of our favorite local photographers, Savannah, to capture some of our favorite personal style pieces!

Dress: H&M, Belt: Urban Outfitters, Earrings: J.Crew, Shoes: Nine West, Gold Cuff: Ziezo (RIP), Purse: Rebecca Minkoff
My style can be described as romantic, girly, bold, and unique.  I like to stand out (could you guess, based on this mustard yellow dress)?  My style icons are Audrey Hepburn and Zooey Deschanel.  A little bit classy and a little bit sassy.  :)



I love shopping at little known boutiques where the workers know you by name.  Ziezo was my favorite store in all of St. Louis, and I was so sad when they closed their doors this winter.  I still have all of the pieces I bought from there and probably will never part with them because they all hold so many memories...wearing the green Free People Romper at all the summer concerts in 2012; the lace Dolce Vita dress I wore for Valentines Day; my first pair of Seychelles; and for this shoot, the gold cuff that my husband bought me for my 30th birthday.



Geraldine Stutz who began her career as the shoe editor at Glamour and helped launch Andy Warhol was once asked the difference between mere fashion and true style.  Her answer was: "Fashion says 'me too', style says, 'only me'."   I tend to agree.



Savannah brought us to an abandoned church in the city with these beautiful ivy covered walls. We were in love. It was so fun partnering with her for these photos. Something truly magical happens when creative minds come together to make something beautiful.  

Top: Urban Outfitters, Belt: thrifted, Jeans: H&M, Shoes: H&M, Necklace: Urban Outfitters

I'd define my style as rocker-chic with a glimmer of 70's inspiration. As you can also see, I have a love affair with H&M. Typically, when I'm picking out an outfit, it's hard for me to get away from black. It's a staple of mine that I can't seem to let go of. But these shoes! Can we talk about these fabulous shoes?My husband actually picked these out for me, and I absolutely adore them. It's hard to resist wanting to pair them with every outfit that I own! They're the perfect cobalt-periwinkle mix.


Style for me is usually easygoing. I can respect a girl that can walk all day in super cute heels (thankfully Paula & Sharon are BOTH these kind of girls because I sometimes feel abnormally tall around them!). As for me, I rock flats like nobody's business. I love simple and natural - laid back styles that accentuate beauty. Simple make up and hair styles highlighting naturally lovely features, that's my jam!


When I'm not sporting my classic black (which is pretty rare), I tend to gravitate towards earthy, natural colors. I'm inspired by Stevie Nicks, the Olsen twins and anything that a 70's rocker girlfriend would wear. 


Paula requested a "Charlie's Angels" pose. I believe that it wasn't the first time she'd suggested this... 

Top/Necklace/Shoes: Hong Kong, Bottoms: Forever 21

My style ranges from grandma to tomboy. It really just depends on what the day calls for. I love thrifting for outfits. This also helps me feel unique in my style and proud of my savings! Now that I'm getting older, I am starting to feel like my style is (very) slowly graduating into a more mature, simple style. Of course, this isn't always the case, because I will always feel young at heart, and throwing out clothes seems like a sin. Plus, the boho will always intrigue me. But because I will always look like I'm 15, my style needs to express my true identity as a professional (I mean, I am an accountant after all. I can't always look like I'm still in high school!). 



More recently, I've been inspired by designers Lisa Hackwith and Elizabeth Suzann. Both these women design such beautiful pieces with simple lines and a simple color scheme that are absolutely stunning. Their designs aim for that more mature, simple style, which is perfect for me. You can still feel young, but also feel like a strong confident woman. I like that. 



And now, it's what you've all been waiting for... We have a very special announcement! This October, we'll be attending St. Louis Fashion Week! We'll have the opportunity to partner with local designers and artists to build the fashion community in our amazing city. Through the entire week, we'll be bringing you updates on all the latest STLFW news! We feel so blessed and so excited for this great opportunity to be involved in such a huge fashion event right here in St. Louis. We cannot wait to be right there in the excitement of it all. If you are interested in attending, go to their website here for more information. But if not, stay tuned in October, and we'll be sure to give you the scoop!

4 comments:

  1. Hey! Thanks for the instagram follow! You have a sweet blog here. You're all so pretty and I love your style!

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  2. Thanks, Crystal! You're so sweet (and pretty too)! :)

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  3. Woo! So glad you three will be at #STLFW. Can't wait to meet you. Until then, keep in touch!

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    1. Thanks, Rachel! We love your blog. We're so looking forward to #STLFW!

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