holy chic

Holy chic it’s been a week.

Thousands of bright blue glow sticks on the great lawn, the sweetest lunch ladies in the business, old friends, new friends, and friends I haven’t made yet: it’s good to be back at CNU.

In all the craziness that has defined August 23rd to today, I’ve loved every minute of it. Crazy is good and the polar opposite of boring (which is probably the worst thing in the whole entire world).

There is one kinda-boring thing that I do happen to like…

white t-shirts.

Don’t ask why, but I have a little obsession with them. Maybe my “redhead trying to be tan” predicament has something to do with this. Long sleeved, short sleeved, cropped, you name it (I’ve also got stained). But there ARE some ways to make white t-shirts more exciting, besides spilling food on them. My favorite method is done on this cute little crop top. Props to you, American Eagle.

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Here’s to all-you-can-eat dining hall cereal, running to the beach almost every afternoon, being surrounded by my best friends, and another crazy (wonderful) week.

Love,

Maddie

top, sold out (similar here)// skirt// sandals// watch, vintage

P.S. On the topic of boring and not boring, I finally did the ice bucket challenge (but not actually voluntarily). Since getting freezing water dumped on your head isn’t exhilarating enough, I had it done by surprise. My friends are so nice to me…

mismatched

p5.jpg I like things that are different without being out of place, things that stand out without being too weird.

Actually, I take that back. Weird is great.

I’ve had these shorts for a few summers, always pairing them with a plain colored tee and pearl earrings. This season, soft shorts seem to be everywhere from the runway to Target. I don’t hate it.

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I pulled these cute little babies out of my dresser the other morning, and could not (for the life of me), find my favorite white blouse.

I literally tore up my entire room, dug through every drawer in my dresser, and even scoured the deep depths of my closet. It was nowhere.

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Even though I’m still a little bitter about the loss of a very good friend blouse, that wild goose chase led me to something even better: a wonderful mismatched pairing of floral and stripes and plenty of darling.

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The little navy dots on the shorts go perfectly with the stripes in one of my favorite tees. If heaven was a shirt, it would be this one. (I like it so much that I bought it in every color last summer)

Sadly, it’s all sold out on American Eagle, but I did a little research and found ya’ll an (almost) exact copy on Land’s end. Just check the outfit details all the way at the bottom!

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Also, I found these pretty gems at Old Navy for TWO DOLLARS. At a price like that, you just can’t say no: grab yourself a pair before they’re all gone!

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See how great adding a little mismatch to your life outfit can be?

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I hope your week is full of weird in the most wonderful way. After all, what’s better than a little of the unexpected?

Love,

Maddie

top (similar)// shorts (similar)// wedges (similar)// earrings (Old Navy, in stores only)

*sorry for the “similar” friends, all the originals are sold out!