September 28, 2014

Macy's Fashion Event with Emme

Macy's


Portland Fashion Week is happening and the excitement is in the air!  Recently, I was invited by the Everywhere Society to join in a fashion event going on at Macy's in the Clackamas Town Center.  I do almost all of my shopping here, so I was excited to be invited!

Emme Plus Size Model

Macy's is happy to welcome Emme, an iconic plus size model, to present a fashion show highlighting some of the hottest Fall looks for the season.  Emme's history as a full-figured model has paved the way for some of the biggest changes we've seen in the fashion industry.  I'm excited to see her and hear what she has to say about her journey as a fashion model, as well as see some of fall's biggest trends!

The event is scheduled for this Thursday October 2nd @ 6pm, and if you live in the Portland area, I encourage you to attend!  It's sure to be a fun event to get to know different people within the Portland Fashion industry and to get the chance to talk with Emme about promoting a positive self-image.  If you would like to attend, register for the event by clicking the link!  It's free! :D

**Disclaimer: I am a member of the Everywhere Society and Everywhere has provided me with compensation for this post about Macy's and Emme. However, all thoughts and opinions expressed herein are my own.

September 26, 2014

Swan Island Dahlias

Swan Island Dahlias

Swan Island Dahlias

Swan Island Dahlias

Swan Island Dahlias

Vintage Playsuit
Vintage Playsuit // Merona Bag (BOGO 50% off right now!) // FitBit

A few weeks ago when my mom came to visit, she wanted to do some things around town where we live.  I had been wanting to visit the Swan Island Farm to see the dahlias and boy, was it AMAZING!!  Most definitely a photographer's dream. :)

Dahlias grow very well here in Oregon and you can see them in gardens all over.  I never realized how many kinds there are.  And the Swan Island Farm is filled with them.  It has to be at least 2 acres filled with colorful dahlias.  It really is just beautiful.  

These are a few shots of some flowers I took using a Nikon D60 and a 70-300mm lens.  Hope you like them and hope you have an awesome weekend!! <3  

September 23, 2014

Cashmere and Loafers

Vintage Cashmere Cardigan

Vintage Cashmere Cardigan

Vintage Cashmere Cardigan

Vintage Cashmere Cardigan

Vintage Cashmere Cardigan

Vintage Loafers
Vintage Cashmere Cardigan // Vintage Blouse // Urban Outfitters Cigarette Jeans // Vintage Etienne Aigner Loafers // Vintage Coach Bag

Happy 1st day of Fall!!!  My favorite season (shared by so many) is finally here and I'm going to completely embrace it.  Although I will miss the sunny summer days, I am looking forward to another change of wardrobe for a little while.  But I'm sure in a few months I'll be begging for the sun again! ;)

I thrifted this amazing 100% cashmere cardigan at Salvation Army months ago and I'm so glad I get to pull it out now.  I'm always on the hunt for cashmere items at the thrift store, and I got lucky that this one was only $6!!  I couldn't believe it.

Working with the cardigan, I decided to create a whole outfit of vintage, minus the UO cigarette jeans I thrifted from Crossroads Trading Co. (and on sale right now!)  These Etienne Aigner loafers are my new favorites.  I'm leaning toward a very preppy vibe this season, so I'm sure you'll see these in constant rotation in the weeks to come.

What #fallfashion trends are you most excited about??  Let me know in the comments! <3