Better Lace Than Never

Feminine Casual Style (@maevestier)

Top | Jeans c/o And Other Stories | Bag | Shoes c/o M.Gemi (use MAEVES40 for $40 off!)

I want to start off by apologizing to those of you who are blog readers - with the holidays and a bunch of travel plans coming up, I’ve really dropped the ball on my blog content. Moving forward, I have a ton of things to post this week (hello, Black Friday/Cyber Monday deals!) and I’ll be keeping you all posted (both here and on Instagram) as I spend the next few weeks traveling.
Can we take a minute to talk about this top? Because I’m obsessed. Everything from the lace pattern to the sleeve shape is so gorgeous, and I really appreciate that this shirt looks so fantastic tucked into a cute pair of jeans. I actually have had to stop myself from over-wearing this (but it’s so tempting to wear it with everything!). It comes in both black and white, and it probably won’t be long before I cave in and get the black version as well.
Looking forward to pairing this with sparkly, festive pieces this holiday!

Blogger White Jenevra Lace Top (@maevestier)
Feminine Fall Style (@maevestier)

Photos by Anna Elizabeth.

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Pink, White, and Vintage

Vintage Dior Bag | @maevestier

Sweater (similar) | Pants c/o Clayton | Bag (Vintage via TheRealReal) | Shoes c/o M.Gemi

Happy Monday!
I’m home in Boston and getting back into my routine after spending a week in California. I’m kicking off this week showing you one of my new favorite pieces: this vintage PVC Dior bag. Of course, history repeats itself in the fashion world, and it’s so interesting to see how elements (like see-through panels on a bag) were done in the past and are being re-done now. This is actually my first vintage handbag purchase and I’m really happy with my decision. Pink, see-through, and vintage-yet-contemporary Dior? Sign me up.

Dior PVC Bag | @maevestier
Vintage Pink Dior Bag | @maevestier
M.Gemi Ivory Velvet Cerchio | @maevestier

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Halloween 2018

Flamingo Halloween Costume

Happy Halloween loves!

In all the craziness this year, I wasn’t able to create a “costume ideas” blog post as I normally do - which I apologize for, since I know you guys have really liked that in the past. I promise I’ll try to bring it back next year!

Although it seemed difficult to top my SUN costume from last year, this year I landed on a costume idea that seemed pretty perfect: a flamingo. It’s tall. It’s pink. It’s me.

Unfortunately, flamingo costumes don’t really exist (and when they do, they aren’t very cute), so I didn’t have much to base my costume around. Keep scrolling to read all about the final look and the inspiration behind it!

I wasn’t sure if my costume was going to work until I found this dress.

Since I love Halloween so much, I actually started planning my costume about a month in advance - and a quick “pink feather dress” Google search brought me to this under-$100 blush pink feather number that was just too perfect.

I really like that the dress is a blush pink instead of a magenta, and the feather skirt is really cute (although can be difficult to zip).


Pink Fabric Angel Wings

The next challenge: wings.

Turns out that it’s super hard to find pink feather wings. There are a ton of butterfly or fairy options online, but I needed these to be bird wings. I considered making my own (or even buying white angel wings and dying them pink somehow), but a part of me wanted something that went down my arms (and wasn’t just sitting on my back). I ended up finding these children’s costume fabric wings at the very last minute. I ordered them and ended up fixing the elastic ties so that they would fit around my arms.

And finally: the makeup.

I love a costume that allows me to play around with makeup, so this was really fun for me. I based my makeup around a few images I found on Pinterest and Instagram (this bright pink Fenty Beauty highlighter was an excellent purchase for this look) and used the Kristen Ess Rose Tint to temporarily dye my hair pink to match the rest of the look.

And with that… I’m off to go plan for next year!

(Kidding! Kind of)

Happy Halloween!

First Sweater of the Season

Ruffle Sweater Outfit | @maevestier

Sweater | Pants | Shoes c/o M.Gemi | Bag

In preparation for another Boston autumn and winter, I made my first new sweater purchase of the season a few weeks ago. While this super-soft sweater looks awesome with my favorite pair of jeans, I opted instead to style it with these high-waisted mint green pants to elevate the look and add a little more color.

Blogger Fall Outfit | @maevestier
Blogger Ruffle Sweater | @maevestier
Loeffler Randall Circle Bag | @maevestier
Blogger Fall Outfit | @maevestier
Autumn Outfit Ideas | @maevestier

Photos by Anna Elizabeth.

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Jewel Tones

Fall Outfit Ideas | @maevestier

Dress | Bag c/o Senreve | Shoes ($40 off with code MAEVES40) | Earrings c/o Baublebar

I’m breaking away from the stereotypical hues for fall. Reds, oranges, and neutrals are gorgeous and so perfectly autumnal, but I’m really loving jewel tones this season. I’m dreaming of sapphire blues, amethyst purples, and emerald greens - and I love that I get a vibrant combination from this ruffled, long-sleeve midi dress.

Sugarfix Baublebar Purple Earrings | @maevestier
& Other Stories Floral Print Midi Dress | @maevestier
Long sleeve floral dress | @maevestier
Floral Ruffle Dress | @maevestier
Jewel Tone Dress | @maevestier

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