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Brushstrokes

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The first sign of Spring was just a faint glimmer last week, but I took the opportunity to pull out one of my favorite maxi skirts and opted for a leather jacket (and no other jackets on top!). It’s the little things :). I love this silk maxi skirt and the brushstrokes of color in it – chartreuse is secretly one of my favorite colors and it just really pops on this skirt. I have been excited to finally pair it with a sweater after seeing some street style photos from Paris Fashion Week last year, but the weather has just not cooperated! I think mixing the texture of a chunky knit sweater and a smooth, silky skirt makes for an interesting transitional combination.

I had a great weekend trip up to Wisconsin for a little skiing with old and new friends and time away from the city and the chaos. Sometimes you just need to unplug and detox from everything to re-prioritize, you know what I mean? It was also my first visit to Wisconsin and I was pleasantly surprised at how much I enjoyed it and the people! Aside from getting to try Spotted Cow for the first time (and loving it), the trip came to an end on such a sweet note when a stranger paid for our entire Starbucks drive-thru order on the way out of town. It was such a generous and kindhearted gesture and reminded me to think  a bit more regularly about how I could put a smile on someone’s face that I don’t even know. When was the last time you were on the receiving end of something as sweet as that?

 

SHOP THE LOOK
Silk brushstroke maxi skirt from Anthropologie (similar here and here)  //  Zara knit sweater (similar)  //  Zara leather jacket (similar here and here)  //  Sam Edelman ‘Desiree’ pump  //  Alexander Wang Rocco bag  //  Stella & Dot ring (gift)

 Photos by Mary Graves

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      cpetric

      Thanks Kierra! :) I use a Canon EOS Rebel T2i and I absolutely love it :). I am a big fan of Canon! Thanks for following!

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