I promised that I was going to adopt a more consistent blogging schedule in my last post, but it’s been hard to get back into the hang of things. I don’t think I was quite ready to add another project to my list of things to do after the crazy schedule I had been keeping up for the past few weeks. Instead of blogging, I escaped to the Oregon Coast with a few friends last weekend, and it was nice to be away from my laptop and any sort of work. We spent a few hours at the beach just relaxing and taking in the scenery. There’s something about being near the ocean that just reminds me of being at home, and I have to say that Oregon beaches are quite beautiful.
That being said, I’m really happy to start blogging again. I had forgotten how fun it is working on this project of mine. Now that I have more free time, I’ve been making more of an effort to explore my neighborhood and have found quite a few pretty corners and places to take outfit photos. Some of them are in busy spaces, so I’ll have to bother a friend to take my photos since I’m not brave enough to set up my tripod and pose all by myself.
The great thing about not having to go to class or being at work all the time, is that I have more flexibility with what I can wear. For example, this cute boater hat had been hiding in the back of my closet since I moved here, but it was perfect for a day of walking around. I paired it with a cute striped shirt and a denim skirt for a nautical feel, and finished off this look with red lipstick. I would describe this look as minimalist pinup because it’s a modern take on some of the “cutesy” retro-inspired outfits I used to wear, but still very me. I’ll just have to keep you guessing with how I”ll continue to develop my style this summer.