Here I am and back with something NEW and FUN!
This month, I teamed up with some amazing girls for THE MESSY PROJECT!
Hosted by MessyDirtyHair, the Messy Project is a fun spin on fashion, friends, and blogging!
Haven't heard of it?? Well, luckily you can read all about it here.
Here are the basics:
5 different looks
1 huge blog day!
I thought so! So, I joined... Not only because Kelly is one of my best friends, or because I love getting new clothes- but I really thought this sounded like a lot of fun!!
**disclaimer- by no means am I at all a fashion guru, but I did my best and had fun with it!
So, here we go--
After waiting what seemed like an eternity, I FINALLY got a package in the mail from messydirtyhair, and this is what it contained:
Ok, now what? What crazy new re-invention of an outfit can I put together with this??
My initial self was screaming jeans and an infinity scarf- maybe white pants and coral shoes- ya, I was getting really deep. Of course then Kelly texted and said to go deeper than white pants. Lol, scratch that idea! ;)
So, I decided to go outside my comfort zone. I scoured the internet for inspiration and to check out trends. One trend I kept seeing that caused some cold sweats was color on color. Really? I like to match and all, but that seemed a little overkill to me.
Hmm, good place to start.
Now I have a color on color scheme, just need to add some accessories and a random pop- because I just couldn't commit myself to only using one color. This is where I left my computer and went out on my outfit hunt. Immediately entering Forever 21, I noticed one thing in about a million variations: jean vests. Really? Are we doing that again? (I know, I'm a mom and totally out of the loop)
Ok, I guess we're doing this thing full force.
So, here you have it, the 2 trends I found most out of my comfort zone combined into one outfit for your viewing pleasure:
I'm not going to lie- doing a shoot BY MYSELF was probably the hardest part of this whole process! I am not a fan of being on this side of the camera and dreaded it! My thoughts behind this shoot were easy- I wanted a background that let the outfit stand out. Something simple with basic colors that the coral could pop off of! What do you think?
It wasn't long into the shoot that I needed some company- I really don't know how people can be so comfortable taking pictures along- so I snuck in a couple with my boys! :)
My children really are my favorite accessory!
On with the show- so, where did it all come from??
shoes: Just Fab- random, I know but I love this site!
bangles- Forever 21
jean vest and bow belt: Forever 21
headband: via a lovely local crafter named Sondra Williams
NOW, please go check out some girls who actually know what they're doing!! This really is the best part- getting to see all the different ways the top can be worn!!
Laura @ Walking in Memphis in Highheels
Michael @ Crazy, Tragic...Almost Magic
Emily @ The Freckled Fox
Kelly @ MessyDirtyHair
Well, did you love it!!??? Are you bold enough to try some new trend??? ROCK IT! To be totally honest, I LOVE this outfit and fully plan on wearing it again! And the jean vest is fabulous! Totally converted! So, thank you, Kelly for pushing me out of my comfort zone!!
As always, have a wonderfully amazing day, loves!!
** Don't forget, we're picking our Senior Models THIS Saturday- email today to get in on the goods!