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one shoulder

April 28, 2017 • By

Wearing: Jolt shirt, Madewell jeans, Alice Blue moto jacket, Soludos espadrilles, Michael Stars hat, Vintage bag, Madewell rings

Last summer I was all about the off-the-shoulder top. I must have collected about 4 or 5 of them, and they were all I wanted to wear. I’d get ready for the day, shoulders bared, and be on my way.

But you know what you can’t do in an off-the-shoulder top? Literally anything.

All throughout the day, I would be fidgeting, making sure the off-the-shoulder sleeves weren’t making their way up my arm back to my shoulders, gently tugging them back down where they belonged. Going out to dinner in your new top? Nope, they’ll slide up while you eat. Wearing them grocery shopping? Maybe if you’re not picking up anything. Want to wear a light jacket with it? Don’t even think about it.

Though they still find their way out of my closet from time to time, I have happily accepted the off-the-shoulder’s low maintenance cousin into my life, the one-shoulder top. Gone are the days of not being able to raise my arms lest my shirt fly off my shoulders!

I got this one during a recent Nordstrom’s Rack haul. I was just going to get these Soludos espadrilles to replace the ones that Daphne ate (She chased it with a tub of coconut oil) but when you’re only $40 from free shipping, you say what the hell and toss a few things into your cart. I know we’ve all been there.

Anyway, I am looking forward to a quiet, relaxing weekend! Boyf will be away recording an album in Austin, and I am going to cook and embroider and maybe get a workout or two in. What do you have planned?

-Madison

Photos by: Robert Paine


Style

looking forward

April 26, 2017 • By

Wearing: Cotton Candy LA shirt, Madewell jeans and boots, brand-less hat, Zara bag (old

It’s Wednesday! That day where the end of the week is finally in sight. I kid you not when I say this. week. is. dragging. DRAGGING. Usually, time seems to fly by. Between two jobs, the blog, *trying* to work out and eat healthy, maintaining a social life and all that other mundane stuff in between, I stay pretty busy. Not so much this week. Probably because I am looking forward to so much stuff coming up soon! Like…

1. Sushi date on Friday
Boyf and I are going to Denton TX to eat at one of our favorite sushi spots, Keiichi. It’s open just a few nights a week and only has 10 seats, so you have to book your reservation out a few months in advance. We go about once a year or so and it is always such a treat! I can confidently say it is the best sushi in Texas. I’m not kidding. Look it up.

2. Our new couch delivers in a week
We desperately needed a new couch, so we finally took the plunge after a major spring clean this past weekend. We’ve been eating, drinking and lazing with the dogs on the old one for the past year years, so it has accumulated a fair amount of stains, rips and overall slouchy-ness. Our new one, an oversize deep grey one (we couldn’t be trusted with the beige colorway) is so soft and 50 inches deep. FIFTY. Say hello to my new Sunday home.

3. Time for my summer glow
With summer right around this corner, I am dying to be tan. I’ll admit, I’ve done my fair share of bed tanning in the past. So gross! It actually makes me cringe when I think about what I was doing to my skin. Enter: Viva Bronze Spray Tans. Cynthia is a badass female entrepreneur who started her spray tan business last year. She’ll come to your house, glow you up and make you laugh the whole time. Seriously, it’s so comfortable to be around her, even while butt-ass naked. A MUST if you live in the DFW area.

4. My Celine sunnies being redelivered
Ummmm, did anyone see the nonsense that was delivered to me today on my Insta Story? I purchased a pair of on-super-sale Celine sunglasses, and they came all kinds of mucked up. One arm (is that what they’re called?) of the sunglasses is pointing up and the other down. And neither are perpendicular to the frames. Not sure what happened there but they are not even wearable! Luckily, the customer service was really easy to work with and they sending a new pair out pronto! Also, just now realizing that Amazon had the same pair. Moral of the story: ALWAYS check Amazon.

5. We booked a trip to Marfa in May
I’ve been dying to take a West Texas road trip. We’re hitting the sand dunes in Monahan’s and then staying a few nights in Marfa. I’m so excited to stay at Hotel Paisano. It was designed by the famed architect Henry Trost in the 30’s and was home to Elizabeth Taylor and James Dean while they filmed the classic movie Giant. Plus, the pool looks UHmazing. Let me know in the comments if you have any must-see joints in Marfa!

Til then, can you find me staring at the clock.

-Madison

Photos by: Robert Paine


Style

dotted

April 16, 2017 • By




Wearing: Thrifted jumpsuit, Dolce Vita booties, Alexander Wang bag

It’s the best time of year in Texas. It is finally warming up, but not so hot that it is too miserable to be outside. Patio drinking weather! I found this colorful polka dot number at a second-hand store yesterday and a new silver ring (middle) at Dolly Python in Dallas that I was able to trade some old vintage dresses for. I wanted to take them out for a beer, so we did just that.

-Madison

Photos by: Robert Paine