In the 80’s

Believe me, I said it too. Acid wash? NO, no way!!! I’ll never go back! Thankfully, I’m not a betting woman or I’d be in trouble. Acid wash is one of the many things I thought I was done with; stylistically, at least. Lo and behold I’ve decided to revisit my past! Depending on your view of the world you may label me as open minded or a turncoat. Either way I’m pretty happy with the end result…

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These may be my current favorite jeans for a variety of reasons, but perhaps even more surprising is the shirt I decided to pair with them. I’ve styled these jeans in other, more modern ways, but this time I was feeling some throwback action. Besides, how can you be unhappy wearing My Little Pony?! Seriously!

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What keeps this outfit from going full on time warp are the details. If you’ve seen my other posts you know I appreciate a mix of styling influences. The shoes feel a little 90’s, my sunglasses have a 70’s thing working for them and the jewelry is current and modern. The bag is a classic design with updated details and I also kept my hair rather tame, which created less of a bang/Aqua Net effect than the 80’s experienced.

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So what has my acid wash journey taught me? Never say never, of course! Once I began listening to my inner personal style voice I found myself gravitating towards many things previously on my “toxic waste list”. You may notice I find channeling my inner creative kid way more fun than being a prim & proper grown up. So if you’re looking for me, I’ll be playing in the 80’s.

XOXO,

Nic

jeans – Rag & Bone via Nordstrom Rack // t-shirt – Target // shoes – French Connection c/o DSW // bag –  Marc by Marc Jacobs via Piperlime // nameplate necklace c/o Jane Basch // arrowhead necklace –  c/o Jami // earrings – Bauble Bar // bracelet – c/o Gorjana // ring – Karen London via MYHABIT (and vintage pearl ring) // watch – Seiko // sunnies – Charlotte Russe



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