Flower Power Coordinates


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Coordinate: Available Here (created by me!)
Jacket: VintageShoes: Elizabeth & James

Oh hi there, miss me your friend Bianca? Oh I know it's been a while, but lets say the past 365 has been nothing short of a journey. But now after a little self motivation I'm ready and confident to get back into, blogging- what what!

Recently I've discovered the LOVE for coordinates, but unfortunately most that I could find were either made in china or simple not made for girls who fit in the realm of having hips that don't lie, butts that can't hide, and sometimes #bustygirlproblems. So I decided to create my own!

For those who don't know my mom is a designer, therefore I contacted her to join me on this venture of designing some fun BLARGH clothing ( I can't sew worth a damn) We spent a few weeks finding vintage fabrics, measuring women with an extra bit of hump, and coming up with some cute designs that are both summer cute and fall ready. I going to show you all every piece but I'll start today with one of my faves with is this simple jersey knit two piece.

The waist is a nice wide elastic (comfort-yay) that goes in at the waist while the short breezes out for that cute oversized look. The shirt is cropped but still long enough for those of us who aren't as petite as the Asian models used on sites such as Yesstyle. (Where anything oversized fits me regular haha)

I thought it would be fun to go full force with this look with some heels, floral crown, and demin jacket. So tell me ladies what do you think? Each coordinate is one of a kind so if you LOVE IT, head over to the shop and claim it for yourself. There labor day outfit solved!

Can't wait to show you the rest of the looks, plus because were such good friends take 15% off with the coupon code AB15OFF, now we're talking!

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grey sweats forever

I don't know what it is about a classic grey sweatshirt that gets me all in a tizzy but I absolutely love them. I LOVE THEM. At this point I may have bought too many but I cannot seem to stop. I feel like they go with any color, not as harsh as black and you really can't tell if the get dirty. With everyone getting stoked about festivals and world championships, and le tour de france, I can't resist my inner tomboy who want to pop open a couple of brewskies and enjoy the game or the tunes or whatever! With the fourth of July right around the corner I'm reminded of Lisa Simpson when she tried to become "cool" while on vacation. I mean her summer looks was just the tops, and her indifferent attitude matches my summer goal of being chill and supporting my local (or non local) team. I was surfing the web for more sweaters and I saw this Liverpool sweater from Simons. Even though Liverpool isn't playing the world cup per se, I still totally love it. Plus in Chicago, it doesn't always get hot hot hot consistently so a grey sweatshirt is a perfect accessory for when temps drop and you need something to cover up without feeling too hot. Hail the grey sweatshirt and the indifferent summer attitude. I'll be serious in September.

eye scream for ice cream & john ruvin

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Both Dave and I are wearing Prescott by John Ruvin, I have on the Amber Ombre, while Dave went with Traditional Tortoise.

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Video Update!



Hey kiddos! I just wanted to annouce that I want to start doing videos (under the username PrettyFunny) for the blog and for my life personally. It's going to be a mix of blogging stuff, style, and some funny sketches I have been working on! If you would like me to address anything just leave a comment of what you would like to see! I'm excited! Hope you are too! Oh and please subscribe!

(ps don't forget you still got one more day to enter the #BCSummerRoadtrip contest!)

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