Boyfriend Jeans

DSC_0412wBoyfriend jeans are in, in, in and I’m not complaining! I’ve seen boyfriend jeans all over the  place and have been coveting a pair until I found these at Gap. Being quite petite, I worried about the loose fitted jeans making me appear even more stout but took a chance and bought them anyways. After trying them on at home again and wearing them out today, I’ve decided to keep them because they are so incredibly comfortable. For a person who hates wearing pants normally, I can see myself wearing these a lot this summer. This pair of boyfriend jeans are perfect for me because I found a pair in the “short” length, meaning I don’t have to roll the cuffs up a million times before they’re at the right length. Also, they’re distressed but not actually ripped unlike a pair I tried on at AE so I won’t accidentally make the rips larger.
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Paired with the perfect pair of sandal wedges and a tote (some of you may have seen these on my Instagram already) from Francesca’s that I’m currently obsessing over, this boyfriend jeans look was completed along with a belt. I’ve been studying a lot lately as well so I decided to forego the contact lenses today and sport my Furla brand specs. I recommend wearing shirts that are a bit shorter or cut off at your waist to avoid making your jeans look overly slouchy or your overall outfit too loose.

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DSC_0423wsTribal Tank: Nordstrom
Salmon-colored Cardigan: H&M (Men’s section)
Boyfriend Jeans: Gap
Harper Tote & Sandal Wedges: Francesca’s

A few of my favorite boyfriend outfits below:

 

 

 

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UW Gems {A Series}

UW

As I’ve been around the University District, I thought it’d be a good idea to start sharing some places around campus. This way, if you’re ever around the area and need somewhere to shop, eat, or just explore, there’ll be a list you can reference! I’ll be posting about some of these places so check back often to see what’s new!

Food & Drink
U:don
Yogurtland
Cafe Allegro
Cafe Solstice
Cafe on the Ave
Molly’s
Madeleine Bread & Dessert
Thaiger Room
Pho Thy Thy
Than Brothers
Banana Leaf Cafe
Sultan Gyro Grill & Shawarma
Cedars
Ruzhen Mongolian Grill

Shopping
Crossroads Trading Co.
Urban Outfitters
Artist & Craftsman Supply
Goodwill
Hardwick’s
Woolly Mammoth
Buffallo Exchange
Magus Books

Discover
Burke Museum
Drumheller Fountain
Suzzallo Reading Room
Sylvan Grove Theater
Waterfront Activities Center
Henry Art Gallery

Fremont Exploration {Seattle, WA}

Having no classes Friday afternoons this quarter has been so great because I’ve had the chance to start exploring different neighborhoods of Seattle.  My friend Sarah and I decided to take a look at the Fremont area because it’s a very easy and short  bus ride from campus. I’ve been around Seattle for 5 years now and on campus for almost two but hadn’t ever actually explored Fremont.

Fremont is adorable, filled with small (and really expensive) boutiques and doesn’t lack places to eat either. The shop owners were all friendly and helpful, creating a comfortable environment to shop it. We spent so much time wandering through each one, wanting everything in the stores.

Here’s a peek at some of the cutest boutiques, go check them out for yourself when you get a chance!

{Dream Boutique}
Adorable store with clothing, shoes, candles, cards, gifts, acccessories, etc.
Visit their website

{Lamb Ear + Thistle}
Rustic shoe boutique with a simple and modern layout
Visit their website

{Burnt Sugar}
Paper goods, accessories, handbags, home ware, and a little bit of everything else!
Visit their website

{Gold Dogs Vintage}
Vintage, reworked, & new
Visit their website

And of course, I have to share the OOTD. A humid but warm Friday needed something comfortable and cute fitted for exploring shops.

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Forever 21: Blue sleeveless top, Triangular Aztec necklace
H&M: Black skater skirt
Crossroads Trading Co: Aldo Booties, black handbag
Crocheted cardigan- a gem found in my mother’s closet 

DSC_0509e3wIf you love what my pretty friend Sarah is wearing, you’ll love Free People!

Free People: Blue dress, bralette
Madewell: Brown strappy sandals
Purse- bought in London

If you want to know what we had for lunch, visit  my post on Homegrown Sandwiches!