Unboxing Vlog: July Kawaii Box Plus Giveaway!

I am so happy to announce that I’m going to start making YouTube videos (or vlogging, whatever the cool term is now) for the blog! I got a great new camera for my birthday in preparation for Luna, but it also comes in beyond handy for all my blogging needs and desires. I’d love to hear what you guys would like me to make videos of for the blog, but for today, I will be starting with an unboxing video!

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The Age of Adaline {Fashion Through the Ages} & GIVEAWAY!


I’m sure all of you have seen the trailer for the new Blake Lively flick, The Age of Adaline. The film revolves around a woman that somehow was able to remain 29 years old for almost 8 decades. She manages to keep this a secret until she falls in love. The rest can get a little dicey. Naturally, a film spanning 8 decades is going to focus on fashion and The Age of Adaline does just that.

I thought it would be fun to show you all how you too can fool people into thinking you are ageless with your fashion – all it takes is incorporating a few key pieces from different decades into your modern wardrobe. Check it out!

I tend to gravitate towards 60’s and 70’s styles. I love the more flared silhouettes and free flowing fabrics. Not to mention all the fun hair accessories! With that said, it’s easy to incorporate these looks into a modern outfit. I personally think this would make a great music festival outfit (think SunFest, South Florida locals…). Pair a basic crop top with a pair of extreme flare jeans, add a fun flower headpiece and your most comfortable pair of sandals and boom! You got a retro modern look that would make anyone flash the peace sign your way.

Levis Jeans | Crop Top | Sandals | Hairpiece

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What I Wore: Allons-y

I had heard of Doctor Who for what seemed like ages, but I just never got around to watching it. I think I expected it to be something very different. After watching and becoming slightly obsessed with Sherlock, we decided it was only natural to give Doctor Who a shot next (same writers). I have to admit that I wasn’t instantly hooked, but about mid-way through the 2nd season, it clicked. And it clicked so good. The one word I’d probably use to describe the series as a whole is beautiful. I know it may make you snicker, but it’s all about celebrating humanity and everything that makes us special. How can you not love that?

Dress; c/o Her Universe
Shoes; Converse
Accessories; Forever 21

If you are a fan of the show as well (or any geeky show/movie/etc), you must check out Her Universe. The site provides cute fandom apparel and accessories for the chic geek that takes pride in her favorites. I am all about the everyday cosplay collection because you can wear it out when you are feeling especially fangirl, or slap it on for an easy convention costume! I’m personally going to be rocking this 10 dress for the upcoming MegaCon convention in Orlando, FL in March (where I get to meet John Barrowmaneek). Definitely let me know if you will be attending too – I’d love to meet you!

The lovely people over at Her Universe are offering my readers a pretty neat opportunity to win your very own doctor dress (10 or 11 – you pick!). All you have to do is follow the easy steps below to enter!

a Rafflecopter giveaway

We’re all stories in the end.

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Lily Dawson Winner!

A big congratulations goes out to Caitlin Reynolds, who is the winner of the Lily Dawson Designs giveaway!!! I will be contacting you shortly to get your information so that your new bracelet can be on its way to you!

Thanks again to everyone that participated & shared the love.
Until next time!

Giveaway: Lily Dawson Bracelet!

Remember my awesome necklace from yesterday’s post? Well, today you can enter to win your own Lily Dawson original! Up for grabs is a quad link bracelet (original retail $30) that is oh so cool & amazing – what I love about it the most is that it will literally go with everything and give that so-so outfit a little extra edge.

All you have to do is follow the instructions below. The only mandatory steps are to follow both myself and Lily Dawson Designs on Facebook. Pretty easy right? The only tough part will be waiting until the contest closes a week from today, April 16th (Tuesday), to find out who is the lucky winner!

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Good luck everyone!