Posts tagged lifestyle
Finding Grace with Lace

A little lace adds a bit of grace and femininity to just about any outfit, doesn't it?  This is one of my favorite lace tops because it can be dressed up or dressed down. It can be worn snapped or unsnapped. The ankle crop, skinny jeans are Paige Denim. The knotted gold choker necklace is actually a combo of several thin strands linked together for a multi-level look. The houndstooth heels are incredibly comfy because of the chunky heel and angle of the slope.  The turquoise watch is Michael Kors. It is part of their 100 series that helps feed the Hungry. Each 100 series watch = 100 nutritious meals for kids in hunger-stricken areas around the world. Last but certainly not least- the wool, woven, orange, shoulder bag is a family heirloom I guess you could say. My mom made it herself back in the 1970's. She held on to it and passed it down to me. So special. What a lady. I love to wear accessories that have a story behind them! Scroll down to get the look! I've handpicked some goodies from ShopStyle I think you'll love! PHOTO: Anna Kooiman, Bondi Beach, Sydney Australia

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Saturday Jammin in Space Dye

Saturday jammin in space dye! Does that remind you of a certain Michael Jordan movie?! This outfit has me dancin' and so did that movie! I've been obsessed with space dye for ages! Space dye is cool because it gives the appearance of a strong texture and often it is smooth to the touch. This teal top is cool because it also fades from teal to white and switches to a flowy material at the bottom. It also has a peekaboo hole across the back. It is from Anthropologie. I paired them with casual, lace-up, suede shorts for a flirty earthy look. Here's your chance... do your dance... at the Space _____, alright!? FILL IN THE BLANK :-) Scroll down to shop the look! PHOTOS: Anna Kooiman, Charlotte, NC, Eben Adrian Patten

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Cutoffs, Crop Tops, and Sunset Chasing

Cutoffs, crop tops, and sunset chasing. Sounds like the perfect way to spend an evening by the water doesn't it? Here's to salty air and sand between your toes. If you want the beach waves look... make sure you check out: Best Beach Hair Products Under the Sun Also scroll down to see the handpicked goodies I've pulled together so you can get this look! PHOTO: Anna Kooiman, North Bondi, Lyndon Marceau

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Fairy Dancing in Batiked Blue Vest, Wooden and Crocheted Necklaces, and Golden Kicks

This snap comes from the Charlotte backyard where I grew up! My mom spends so much time out in her secret garden. It's magical. This batiked blue vest is such a statement piece. It's so fun when the wind is blowing. It makes me feel like a little girl experiencing the twirl for the first time. ;-) The vest, blue tank, and golden shoes are all from Anthropologie. The jeans are Paige. The wooden necklace came from a yoga studio in New York City. The brightly colored crochet necklace is from some markets in Melbourne. The jute tassel earrings are from Bondi Markets. PHOTO: Anna Kooiman, Charlotte, NC, Eben Patten Photography

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Black and White Crop Top and Black Cutoffs

Such a perfect look for an evening walkabout around Bondi Beach! Black and white crop top with black cutoff shorts. The crop hits at just the right spot for a tummy peekaboo! The pink ad blue... fun in the sun backdrop is a portion of the Bondi graffiti wall. Local artists show off their talent here and visitors are constantly stopping to take fun pics like these! Cheese! ;-) As for the threads... The top and the shorts are from General Pants. The red lipstick is Estee Lauder. PHOTO: Anna Kooiman, Bondi Beach, Lyndon Marceau

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