Green Light

Greetings!  Can you tell that I love this crop top yet?  I've worn it in several posts this summer and it's certainly a staple!  Not worn enough this summer are these green high waisted shorts.  I wore them last summer while biking around Fort Collins as a means of being practical plus stylish.  Because the weather has been so back and forth here my plans to wear dress shorts a lot this summer have been somewhat derailed!  Oh well, I'll look forward to wearing shorts over tights come fall/winter!

Forgive me too, as I've been mega slow with blogging and such for about a week now.  Something in my wonderful state of Colorado is on fire and I'm having allergic reactions left and right.  I historically have energy issues too and I've been going strong all summer (yay!!!), but lately I've been feeling myself burning out a bit.  I guess having an allergic reaction coinciding with being fatigued isn't the worst combo--at least it's all at once.  Plus, it means watching reruns of Gilmore Girls on how can I complain?!  Hopefully I'll be back into a regular swing of things over the next few days!

In one of my more recent posts, I announced that I was going to try to use song titles for as many outfit posts as humanly possible.  This post's name is "Green Light."  Any guess as to who it's by?  The answer is at the bottom of this post ;-)
Outfit Details:
Hair Flower- Sophisticated Lady Flowers
Sunglasses-Charming Charlie
Tank & Shorts- Forever 21
Shoes- G by Guess via DSW
What I love about the high waisted trend is that it's easy to find "pinup" or "retro" looks at mall stores, often for way less for them than you would at a specialty store.  These I got at Forever 21 a few years back.  

How has everyone's summer been going?  It's kind of been hitting me how close to over summer is getting.  Granted, Denver typically has Indian Summer well into October so this may be a moot point.  But this whole year has been wackadoodle so who knows what's in store next.  I'm not great with idle time and after a few years of off and on illness, I went into this summer determined to stay busy and have the best possible time ever.  Mission accomplished, but the fact that it's ending is messing with my brain!  My fall is half book and half open and I don't love this fact.  But I have to remind myself that with joining a band and trying to get the online comedy project off the ground is going to fill in those gaps and very quickly at that.  (For those who have been asking--thank you!!-- we'll debut them on a YouTube channel and possible corresponding blog by the end of the year or early 2016).

Have you all had the summer you wanted?  Why or why not?  What are your feelings as we rapidly approach a new season?

Here's the song that this post was named after!  "Green Light" is by Sonic Youth-one of my top three favorite bands!!!  It a more obscure song of theirs and doesn't have a video, but I included a YouTube video for easy listening purposes.  This post was actually harder to name as surprisingly there's not nearly as many songs about green items or shorts!!!  
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  1. You are rocking the crop top Lauren! You have a killer body too! I can't believe how quickly the summer went by. It makes me sad when I think about it, but I am excited for fall too.

  2. Love this look on you! You are just gorgeous, Lauren! Sorry to hear you haven't been feeling well - I hope you get better soon...but watching Gilmore Girl reruns for now will be nice too. ;)


  3. Been loving this Citron color lately! You look adorable!

  4. I loved your shorts, they are very nice and especially with the heels, like a pin up - something I find beautiful! Oh yeah, energy issues. I know that, but I hope you are fine soon! I saw that you fall is pre-booked, some parts not, but with the band and comedy project starting soon, you will see that all will be very quickly sorted - a busy fall! Hope you have a great weekend!

    1. Oh no, sorry you have energy issues too! Thanks love!

  5. great post as usual! :)

  6. Gorgeous top! And your smile is magnetic:)

    I personally am happy that it's almost September. Fall is my favorite time of the year!

  7. Love the shorts, Lauren! SO cute!
    Have a great weekend, beautiful girl!
    Much love,

  8. You look so cute! The shorts are fantastic dear. Gilmore Girls is always a good idea! Thanks for your sweet comment on my blog


  9. Your lace crop top looks amazing on you! These shorts also fit you so well and am really looking forward to seeing more of this color this fall. I can't wait to see your videos!!! Exciting!

  10. You have a gorgeous body and a stunning figure! :)

    So yeah, you're definitely rocking this outfit! Love those legs and heels too.. I'm quite envious! ;-)

    YouTube | Blog: Geekette in High Heels | Instagram

  11. Hope you feel better soon Lauren! Loving high waisted clothing too there is something so classy and sexy about it! You look beautiful as always! <3

  12. Love the shorts and ofcourse the crop top! You have styled it so summer like which I love!!


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