Sunday, June 12, 2011

"Let the rain fall down and wake my dreams."

It's June which means there should not be any rain for next few months! (Yeah, I'm talking to you Pacific Northwest Mother Nature!)

Nearly everyone I went to high school with graduated [college] this last week. It is bittersweet to see people going all over while I'm still stuck here. If there is really such a thing as past lives, I think I was a California girl. Or Hawaii girl. Or Florida girl. Or anyplace-sunny-and-not-pouring-rain-all-the-time girl. My dad is pretty sick so I don't really forsee myself leaving here anytime soon; but I certainly hope I am not destined to be stuck here for the rest of my life.

Here is me trying to outsmart Mother Nature by getting pictures during a brief break in the rain.

While Gap is not one of my top favorite brands anymore (at least until they figure out their focus a little better), I still find great stuff from them time to time! I was going for a monochromatic green day and conveniently ended up dressing in Gap pretty much head to toe. Guess it was a Gap day!

Gap sweater. Gap trench jacket. Gap jeans. Gap City Flats. Cara Couture earrings. American Eagle necklace.

Feather extensions have been all the rage for awhile, and while I don't know how much longer they are going to be "in," I absolutely love the ones I just got put in recently. I like that mine are really thin and despite the somewhat brazen colors I have (aqua and magenta on one side; aqua, green, and purple on the other side), they are striped with black so they normally blend in with my hair easily.

I heard having tinsel extensions is supposed to be the hair fad for the summer, but I hope not; I think it would probably look tacky. :o( Would you wear tinsel in your hair? Feathers are probably as crazy as I will get with my hair!

I've been gone for a little while, what is new with anyone? Any new fads/trends you've picked up? Let me know!

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Neris said...

Love the jacket- matches your hair! :)


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viviane / hippiebohoreloaded. said...

really love your hairdo and your earrings :)

Erin said...

Love your feathers and your green coat! Tinsel has been big here in Colorado for blondes bc the yellow tinsel blends in. I don't know if I would ever get tinsel. It does look a little funky.


Allie said...

Your coat is to die for! That color is amazing on you! :)


Dilan Dilir said...

lovely post :D

Bonnie said...

The feather extensions are gorgeous. I love that they aren't so noticeable that it is all you can see. They blend in well. I have some clip-in feather hair extensions that I have yet to try. I need more time!
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deniz saatçioğlu said...

Thanks for the lovely comment dear. Now, I' m following.

I love the color of your jacket. You look great.So comfy and chic.

Jennifer Fabulous said...

I love the color of your jacket! And your earrings are so beautiful. :)

le sorelle said...

The feather extensions look so cool! I think they're way more natural-looking than tinsel - tinsel's just too shiny! And that Gap trench is such a great color :)

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Fash Boulevard said...

adore this color. you look stunning. thanks for another inspiring post. would love if you stopped by to see my latest outfit post and celebrity trend report. xoxo

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GretchTM said...

Cute trench coat!

blacksandbrights said...

love the feathers in your hair!! i just got a red and yellow one myself!! been loving mint colored clothing as well great trench xx

rebecca said...

What a cute trench! And I love your feathers.


cryskay said...

i wouldnt mind trading! then i'd have an excuse to buy cute rainboots and trenchcoats (like yours!). i stayed downtown but went shopping at wsq.

Fashion Confessions of a Mommy said...

Love that mint trench.

Nikki said...

Hi samantha! I love your coat ^^ it has such a pretty color. I'm sad to hear you aren't able to study somewhere somewhat exotic and I hope your dad get's better soon too! I made that little list-thingy in my summerpost with googles online application Picnik ^^ x Happy Friday ^^ x

Chilly Chick said...

nice jacket

Michelle Lee said...

Such a pretty coat hair and earrings :) said...

I got some feather extentions too!! I am in love with them. I hope they stay in style for a while. i dont think I could part with mine any time soon.



♥AdamAlexMommy♥ said...

hi, from usa! you have an elegantly chic style that's casual but stylish at the same time. your poses are natural and cute... and i enjoyed browsing through your fashions. new follower on twitter and google, so hoping we can stay connected. cheers, and have a great day!

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