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April in Paris

Why I've Been MIA:
Hey, y'all!  I've had a hectic week or so.  If you follow me on Instagram (that's always where I make announcements first in the event of me going MIA), you know some of what's been happening!  A lot of mundane things I haven't announced, like my Internet going out and tripod breaking, but I've also had last minute company, a sprained wrist due to a Just Shair roller skating incident/party (#klutzalert!), and last night I had a scary and freak episode with my beagle where I had to rush her to emergency vet. She's currently tired but seemingly on the mend-phew...I thought she was going to die in my arms so I'm counting my lucky stars!!  

Anyway, this post will be quick as possible as an attempt get back into the blogging groove...

About the Outfit
I'm wearing the Pinup Girl Clothing Jenny skirt in the Paris print.  I found it on eBay almost two years ago, which was lucky because right after I bought it the PUG site put it on sale and it sold out FAST.  So many people missed out on this special number that PUG very recently brought the skirt back (and it's dress version) in their comeback series, #proposedpug.  (Edit: I'm unclear if they already brought it back and it sold out or if they're bringing it back ASAP and currently just have it on the site for waiting list purposes.  Sorry for any confusion!)  This was one of the only ones that I've fully understood them bringing back, as it really is a special print!

Outfit Details:
I decided to pair this outfit with mostly blue for a monochrome look with some pink and coral accessories.  
Sunglasses- Forever 21
Tank- Old Navy
Bag- Kate Spade 
Shoes- G by Guess
Music Time!
This blog post was named for a Louis Armstrong + Ella Fitzgerald song, "April in Paris."  Paris skirt in April equals a no brainer for a name like this!  Plus, who doesn't love Louis Armstrong & Ella Fitzgerald!?  Can't go wrong with the classics!

I've recently added two pages to this blog, one that catalogues posts named after songs and another that catalogues all of the concert stories.  Click the links on to see for yourself!  Happy Friday!

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  1. Whew, you've had a totally bonkers time of it recently! I'm so thankful that your pup is all right, and we will definitely have to talk wrist rehabbing soon.

    In outfit-related news: this is SO cute and I'm even more excited for the Paris print rerelease now! I'm really loving the combination of that incredible print and the hot pink bag!

  2. Your outfit looks so fresh and cute as well <3 The combination of blue and pink is a great idea to try for this Spring :) By the way, would you like to follow each other's blog? Please let me know, thank you :)




  3. Sorry to hear about your dog again Lauren :( <3 and I hope your wrist is feeling better. Ahhh those shoes and I adore the print of this skirt and the pop of pink is perfect! Looking as gorgeous as always! <3 xoxo

  4. Im so glad your beagle is on the mend and that your wrist is doing better! I akways love pink and blue together. Literally my favorite color combo! This skirt is darling and I can totally see why it sells out so fast!

  5. Cool skirt Lauren!
    XOXO Jeanne

  6. so in love with your colourful skirt

  7. Ah your skirt is so adorable!! I love this

  8. Oh my gosh! So glad to hear that you are okay and that your dog is doing better. You look stunning in these royal blue heels and this skirt is so fun with this Paris print.

  9. Love your skirt dear! Looks so gorgeous!
    Love from {a lifestyle, fashion, beauty, and food blog}

  10. What a wonderful location! Absolutely love your outfit, it's perfect for spring! The skirt is beyond chic!

  11. very beautiful :)

  12. I saw this outfit on instagram first and the first thing that comes out of my mind is barbie! You're pretty and I like how you combined everything to come up with this chic outfit! :)

    SHAIRA // New Post

  13. Such a beautiful lady style, adore the way it suits you this color combination

    Melange-Boutique Blog || Instgram

  14. I so want this skirt...I love it! Looks great on you too! xo

  15. Sensational outfit! I'm in need of a Victorian fainting couch over here, as I am swooning up a royal storm over this whole fabulous, vibrant and very pretty look.

    ♥ Jessica

  16. Sorry about your wrist! This is such a pretty outfit. I love blue on you, and it's so fun with your handbag.

    Amy Ann
    Straight A Style

  17. Love the outfit. Your skirt is fabulous. I'm so sorry to hear about your dog. That must have been so upsetting. I love dogs and have a dog myself. Gemma x

  18. This is gorgeous and sooo perfect for bright spring weather! :)

    And OMG how scary about your beagle- I'm a dog momma myself, so I know that feeling. I'm glad she's on the mend!

    Le Stylo Rouge

  19. Wow! So sorry to hear about the string of misfortunes your way! I'm so glad to hear that it looks like your pup is going to be alright! I'm keeping my fingers crossed for you! I'm also sorry to hear about your sprained wrist! I hope it heals soon! I love this skirt and this whole outfit on you! This print is such a great print. I've had the dress version on my radar since you announced a while about PUG doing some reissues! I'm 95% sure it hasn't popped back up again and it being on the website as sold out just means it's still in the works ;) Also LOVE the title for this post. Meant to be! :D

  20. You look amazing! Nice style you have!


  21. I'm sorry you've had a hectic time. But at least you look a million dollars! You are so cute in this outfit. I love the colours. And I just got my first Jenny skirt from PUG (the orange one), so I totally understand the love for it!
    Hope things will get a bit less hectic for you. Take care.
    Much love,

  22. Such a pretty look.I love love love your outfit

  23. You look really pretty in this outfit, Loren, I love your skirt, as always you choose the ones with original prints :) And your bag is cherry on the top!
    PS: I hope that there is everything fine with your beagle, dear!

  24. This is the sweetest skirt! J'adore! Sorry your week was so hectic. Hope your dog is on the mend and things calm down


  25. This is the perfect spring outfit. I love the colors! It sounds like you had quite a week - geez!

    Nineteen Windsor

  26. Oh no! It sounds like you are having a heck of a time! I'm so sorry to hear about your pup - but also glad she's ok! I hope things calm down soon for you.

    But on a positive note, your outfit is beautiful! I LOVE your heels - they're such a fun color! :)


  27. The fash blogger life stays busy... hope you and your fam are feeling better!!!

    All the Cute 🎀
    Today's Post: Floral Blouse...

  28. This is amazing look darling! Your skirt is so perfect for spring! Love it! Happy Wednesday!
    Much love, Len

  29. I'm so happy that your dog is okay! I know the feeling, my cat has asthma and when he had his first episode, I was hysterical and so scared, they are our babies after all! I'm also sorry to hear that you have sprained wrist, oh man. I think it was wise taking a break from blogging because typing would definitely put more strain on it, preventing it from healing faster. As for your outfit, I LOVE that skirt, the fit, the print, everything about it is perfect! I also love that Kate Spade purse, too! Thanks so much for sharing, beautiful, and I hope you have a wonderful day!



  30. This skirt is too cute!!

  31. Wow! Girl, you've had a crazy week. I am also team klutz, so I completely understand what it's like to be disastrous! I'm glad you are your pup are okay and you're looking so great!

  32. Its such a fresh and cute look... Lauren you look supa beautiful in these clicks... xoxo, Neha

  33. I love this look, so fresh and awesome Colors!

  34. Hello, dear! Yes, I have come to your blog before and didn't find new post, so I knew you were busy and would come next week, but I gave it a try again and now I see that it was more than being busy, it was a lot - the wrist (hope you are better now) and your dog! That is so scary, thankfully she is fine now, tired but fine! This outfit is super lovely - the Paris print skirt, so good you were able to buy it, so beautiful! And the shoes and top are great as well, match perfectly! As usual, you look very beautiful and I hope you have a nice rest of the week and weekend, too, without any scary moments! Only luck!

  35. what a fun look!! you look like a doll right out of Kate Spade!

  36. you look just stunning in this floral outfit. love this look.

    Moisturizers at Summer

  37. i love the floral print! so pretty :)

  38. So lovely to meet you & your blog!! Your style is so darling, and I'm especially smitten with your gorgeous skirt + your styling of it!! And phew indeed, glad to know your beagle is on the mend! xo

    Girl & Closet

  39. love this spring look on you

  40. very femenine! You look gorgeouse

  41. So pretty! I love your outfit!
    Mademoiselle Coconath

  42. Awesome look!
    Have a nice week-end!
    Gil Zetbase

  43. I really hope you and your beagle are all healed up soon! That is sone scary stuff!
    I love your sweet outfit! The colors are amazing!
    I am a little on pinterest but it wouldn't offend me if you made fun of it. I don't understand snapchat myself. Lol



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