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Kissing the Shoreline: Flannel and Flowers

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There is something about the ocean and the shoreline that takes me back to great memories of my childhood spending time with my great great grand aunts on their beach front Spanish style home in Northern Luzon in the Philippines. Wherever I go, I always seem to find myself near the shoreline, looking at the ocean and the peaceful waves that whisper the stories of a place.

On this day, we found ourselves visiting the shorelines of New England.  We spent time in Gloucester and visited the Fisherman’s monument. It is a memorial for the many lives lost at sea in this area.  We also headed up north to Maine to view the beautiful lighthouses. Just like the ocean beckoning me to visit the shoreline, light houses allow people to find their way home. I definitely feel right at home in New England.

It was a little chilly out this morning so I decided to layer lightly. There is something cozy about flannel. I love shirts that are soft and very comfortable and flannel definite fits the bill. I love to juxtapose the rugged and rough look of flannel with a bit of fall floral accents.

I hope you are enjoying the fall as much as I am. Thank you again for reading. Take care.

XOXO,
Elle

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T SHIRT forever21
SHIRT j. crew
SCARF forever 21
SHOES adidas by stella mccarthy
ACCESSORIES  open heart ring by tiffany’s, random rings from cottage by the sea
and cinnamon girl

Photo Credit: Adam Levine

Booming Fall Colors: 3.1 Phillip Lim Sweater

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Hey Everyone,
Hope you are having a wonderful Monday. I was super excited about the 3.1 Phillip Lim for Target collection that came out in September. I got a chance to pick up a couple of items to add to my wardrobe. There were some things that I wish I had gotten like the leopard print sweater, the gray Boom sweatshirt as well as a bag which were all on my wishlist. I did get a chance to pick up the number one item on my wishlist which was the Boom sweater dress that I converted into a sweater as well as the Sparkle and Floral peplum tops.

The first time I saw the 3.1 Phillip Lim Ka-Pow Pullover a couple of seasons back I instantly fell in love. When I found out about his collaboration with Target this past summer, I was super excited about seeing the different pieces from the collection. I was glad that the BOOM sweater dress was reminiscent of his Ka-Pow pullover.  I’m going to be honest, I personally didn’t like it as a sweater dress and it was overwhelming on my frame so I decided to modify it by taking off the skirt of the dress and use it as a sweater instead. It looks better don’t you think?

I am definitely enjoying my trip to New England. I hope you are enjoying the Fall as much as I am and if you don’t have an opportunity to see the changing colors, definitely plan to take a trip to see all the foliage change colors. Thanks again for reading and take care.

XOXO,

Elle

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SWEATER  3.1 phillip lim for target
PANTS zara
SHOES adidas by stella mccarthy
ACCESSORIES  7 for all mankind, gorjana, homecoming boutique
BAG michael kors wristlet

Photo Credit: Adam Levine

Apples and Pumpkins: Layers of Flavor

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Hey Everyone,

I checked my phone and it was 45 degrees in the morning. I am definitely not use to weather that chilly. I decided to layer it up for the activities of the day. I kept my base cozy with a button down flannel and then topped it with an open knit pull over cashmere  sweater. I am wishing I could bring this weather back to Hawaii. It’s been so humid and warm back home that I am wishing for cooler weather soon.

We decided to go outlet shopping and then go apple and pumpkin picking in the afternoon. Both activities required attention to detail and I couldn’t wait for both. For the day, I decided to bring with me two pairs of shoes, my pair of comfortable Tory Burch “Reva” flats for shopping and a pair of sneakers, my Adidas cross trainers by Stella McCarthy to help me walk around the farm comfortably.

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Thank you again for reading. Take care.

XOXO,
Elle

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SWEATER club monaco
SHIRT j. crew
SHOES tory burch “reva” & adidas by stella mccarthy
ACCESSORIES  homecoming honolulu, gorjana, 7 for all mankind
BAG michael kors “hamilton”

Photo Credit: Adam Levine

Boston Adventure: Sporty, Comfy and Stylish

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Hello All,
Hope you are having a wonderful week. I’m in New England visiting and decided to take a day in Boston. I absolutely love the city, its history, its architecture as well as the cuisine of the place. While in Boston, I like to take in the sights of the city, walking the Freedom Trail as well as the historical houses and places throughout Downtown Boston. While taking in the sights, I like to dress comfortably. I decided to wear my Adidas sneakers by Stella McCarthy. It’s fairly comfortable for walking around the city as well as sporty enough to train in. I figured it was perfect to the activities of the day. Also, enjoy some shots of the city.

XOXO,
Elle

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DRESS AS TOP banana republic
PANTS old navy
SHOES adidas stella mccarthy
ACCESSORIES gorjana, 7 for all mankind, homecoming honolulu

Photo Credit:  Adam Levine

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