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Bad Hair Day in a Fun Outfit

Happy Tuesday!  I just love wearing pinks with "scary" prints, like skeletons.  This mauve Members Only Washed Satin Boyfriend jacket is just perfect for any girl with some rocker and gothic sensibilities but doesn't want to look like EVERYONE else who wears darker prints.  And as I've said a few times now, I freakin' love these jackets!  They're silky soft to the touch and perfect for light layering.  For those of you who experience winter, know that spring is just around the corner and taking a gander at these jackets and all of the colors they come in will totally be worth it!

This is one of my favorite Folter dresses because it's a skeleton dress with a Peter Pan collar, which somehow makes it demure.  This style combo is just too fun!  I got it from the now defunct Lovely in Lilac, but it's available on both Folter's main site and ModCloth.  This polka dot Kate Spade bag is a low key way of mixing prints. (Word to the wise: polka dots or stripes are ALWAYS the easiest way to mix prints if you're just starting to experiment)  Any excuse I have to wear my Jeffrey Campbell Barbie wedges (similar) is a great day in my book, so I was glad to whip these bad boys out again.

Like my hair?  It's...interesting.  I took a video of my puppet lip syncing to the Foo Fighters in this outfit and my hair looks fine.  Something about the way it photographed made the bun on my right side...stringy.  I was all dressed up, ready to leave the house for the evening, AND the sun was setting so I had no time to fix it.  Style Bloggers: they're just like everyone else with bad hair days!

Lauren-Blair Donovan


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