Auteur Ariel

10/20/14

I'm a Cat: Grumpy Version

Top: c/o The Rare Ones
Jacket: c/o LuLu*s
Necklace: c/o Song Yee Designs
Boots: c/o LuLu*s
Cat Ears: Wet Seal [similar]

Remember last year when I was a cat for Halloween?
Well, I thought it would be funny if I just make it a tradition to share a different cat outfit every year for Halloween! Might as well give an annual purpose for owning these cat ears, right? ;)

This year, I went for the Grumpy Version of the cat.
(I was totally going to draw on a nose and whiskers but I forgot to bring my eyeliner to do it. FAIL)

When I saw this Grumpy Cat shirt on The Rare Ones, I fell in love. I thought it was hilarious because I'm obsessed with the real life Grumpy Cat so it was perfect! I figure I would make it my official shirt to wear whenever I'm in a grumpy mood. It'll give Connor a heads up to know how I'm feeling without even needing to ask. :)

The Rare Ones is an Etsy shop that sells embroidered clothing and accessories. Their designs are super unique and intricate, and they have such a variety to choose from! Some of my favorites are the Elephant, Robot, and Deer and they even have a Skull design shirt that's perfect for Halloween! Their shirts are all American Apparel so they're uber comfy and soft! Also, how adorable is this dainty little disc necklace from Song Yee Designs? She's the queen of pretty jewelry!

Can you believe Halloween is in less than 2 weeks? If you follow my Instagram, you might have seen me and Connor's couple costumes that we wore to our friends' Halloween party! I was really excited about this year's costumes because it's not the typical pairing you would think and I handmade my own costume!!!

If you are struggling with what you want to be for Halloween and need some inspo, there are some great Halloween ideas on The Good Stuff, which is Coupons.com's magazine. They have ideas for costumes inspired by Fall TV shows, last-minute costumes, and even adorable baby costumes! There is also a Coupons.com Halloween Creepstakes going on where you can win $100 in daily prize giveaways and a $3,000 grand prize. You can enter from now until October 31 so hurry, hurry!


What are some of your costume ideas for this Halloween??



Have a great week!

Cheers.


Thanks to Coupons.com for sponsoring today's post! All opinions are my own.
#CREEPSTAKES

10/17/14

I suck at moving on.

Dress: ASOS
Jacket: c/o LuLu*s
Hat: c/o LuLu*s [similar]
Disc Necklace: c/o Song Yee Designs
Crystal Necklace: c/o Song Yee Designs
Boots: thrifted [similar]

I have a very hard time moving on.....
....from my clothes.

I am the type of girl who will keep a ratty old piece of clothing if there even is a slightest chance that I'll wear it again. Whoops got a permanent stain on my favorite top? I'll just save it to wear when I'm doing a messy art project or something. Found a pair of jeans I haven't worn for 6 months? I'll keep in just em case it'll go well with some shirt I buy in the future.

Whenever I clean out my closet it's an all day event because I go to battle on whether I should keep or toss EVERY. SINGLE. ITEM. It's exhausting but that's just who I am. I have a hard time letting go of things. Even if it's just clothes.

So today's outfit is dedicated to me not moving on....from my Summer wardrobe.
I got this super cute white dress from ASOS a little while ago and although it is very "Summery," I still wanted to wear it in the Fall, because of course, I can't move on from it. So I added some Fall-esque pieces to it to make it more appropriate for the Autumn season!

Leather and hats are two of my favorites for the Fall so I had to add my Black Swan Vegan Leather Jacket and Rhythm The Pocket Fedora, both from LuLu*s, to this outfit! You can't forget the little details to any look so I wore this Hammered Disc Necklace and Crystal Point Necklace from Song Yee Designs--both pieces that I'm obsessed with and probably won't move on from for a loooong time. I finished it off with some booties I thrifted a few years ago and voila!
A Summer dress turned Fall-esque.

So here I am.
A girl who keeps every piece of clothing she has until they're falling apart at the seams....

.....and yet I still have these days:

The struggle is real, guys.

ps. Today is the LAST DAY to enter my $100 LuLu*s GIVEAWAY!
Don't miss out--Enter right away HERE!!!



Cheers.

10/15/14

Hi, socks.

Sweater: c/o Oasap
Skirt: c/o Gypsy Threads [similar]
Socks: c/o Oasap
Boots: thrifted [similar]
Necklace: c/o Fifth & Mae [similar]
Bracelet: c/o LuLu*s [similar]

Say hi to my high socks ;)

I'll be wearing these puppies a lot this Fall to keep my legs nice and warm! They also look super cute with a skirt or dress and actually go right over your knees if you're looking for a longer length (I folded mine down). They're only $3.90 from Oasap so get yours now HERE!

We are watching the Harry Potter marathon on ABC Family right now. Watching these movies always gets me excited for Christmas. Can it be Christmas already?

I still want it to be Fall, just Christmas during Fall.
Who's with me? :)


If you haven't yet, be sure to enter my $100 LuLu*s GIVEAWAY!
Enter HERE!

Have a great Wednesday, friends!



Cheers.


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