Clashing Patterns

Style May 29, 2017

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As I’ve already established here on my blog I am an outfit repeater and proud of it. However even I can sometimes grow tired of wearing the same outfits over and over again. In order to avoid boredom and get the most out of my wardrobe I challenge myself to style staple pieces in a variety of ways. In today’s outfit I layered this striped button-front midi skirt over the top of this floral print romper. As per usual I kept the accessories to a minimum, wore my trusty heels, and let my hair run wild.

Sincerely,
Alexis Renae Griggs

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Playing with Shadows

Style May 24, 2017

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It has been hot as hell here where I live in California. We waited until it the heat died down a bit so that we could photograph one of my favorite outfits. I have been on the hunt for a new slip dress ever since I ruined my pink slip dress in the wash and found this beauty at Forever 21. I love the versatility of this little black dress. Today I kept it minimal and paired it with these adorable block heels. I threw on my denim jacket purely for aesthetic and added a pop of color by wearing one of my go-to lip colors.

Sincerely,
Alexis Renae Griggs

One Year Later

Lifestyle May 23, 2017
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Photos by Aarron Griggs

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I think of where I was at this moment in time. It was May 23rd, 2016. I was a 23 year-old living in the state of Washington on the verge of graduating college with her bachelor’s degree. I had a lot on my plate, too much, in fact, but that is another story for another time. When I first started this blog, I said, “I have no idea where this blog will take me. I have no idea what it will or could become.”

When I am asked either in interviews or in causal conversations about what my 10 year plan is I usually give a heavy sigh and explain how much I detest 10 year plans because honestly who knows what the hell will happen in 10 years. All I can ever hope for is to continue to learn, to grow, and to be happy.

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Dress (Similar): Forever 21+

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One year later and I still don’t have my shit together. One year later and I still have no idea where this blog will take me or what it will or could become. So here’s to another year. Another year of learning, growing, happiness, not knowing what the hell I’m doing, and trying to get my shit together.

Sincerely,
Alexis Renae Griggs

Grown Ass Woman

Style May 22, 2017

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I’m finally back with another outfit post. Today I’m sharing one of my favorite Old Navy finds. I wasn’t expecting to love this wide-leg denim jumpsuit as much as I do. When I first tried it on I wasn’t entirely sold on it. I was afraid of looking too much like a toddler. However when paired with gold accessories, a bold lip, and a pair of high-heels, I look less like a toddler and more like the grown ass woman I am.

Sincerely,
Alexis Renae Griggs

Effortless

Style April 26, 2017
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Photos by Aarron Griggs

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Dress: ASOS – Sandals: G.H. Bass & Co – Bag: SheIn – Sunglasses: QuayxDesi – Watch: Marc Jacobs

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Dresses are so effortless and chic. This dress from ASOS is the perfect spring and summer dress. It’s so simple and it’s something that I can easily dress up or dress down. It also has a cutout detail in the back. You can go braless, wear a backless bra, or showoff your cute bralette like I did. I paired this dress with my favorite pair of gladiator sandals, gold jewelry, and my brand new every day bag from SheIn.

Sincerely,
Alexis Renae Griggs