Pressed & Gilded

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A lot has been going on at the Bowtie Den lately.  A lot of re-organizing, furniture re-arranging and wardrobe cleaning so I apologize for being away here and there.  As I was sifting through my closet I rediscovered this shiny gold skirt I made a few months back.  Originally this skirt was a maxi skirt but i chopped it up into a shorter number to make it a little more wearable (although I’m contemplating making another maxi as this fabric is wayy too comfortable despite its bold appearance).  Quickly inspired by Blake Lively’s gold skirt outfit from a while back, I decided to give it a go with a little twist to make it litle more me.  Keep reading to check out more photos of this outfit and some shopping ideas I’ve put together inspired by the overall look <3 Continue reading

Lightweight Fall Colours

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I know its not OFFICIALLY Fall yet but with the weather these past few days, its fun to get a headstart on dressing like it is! The fun part of this time of year is that it isn’t cold out yet so you can have fun with transitioning warmer weather pieces for slight temperature drop.  Keep reading to see more of this outfit, what I’m wearing and some shopping ideas inspired by this look. Continue reading

End of Summer Grunge

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OK, OK, I know, Summer isn’t quite over yet… we actually still have a few weeks of Summer left but usually Labor Day is an unofficial closing of the season (for some).  I’ve already got Fall on my mind and my outfit choices have started to show that little by little.  Here’s what I wore this Labor Day weekend while out and about with some of my lovely friends in Virginia Beach!  Keep reading for more photos of this look and some shopping ideas inspired by it! <3 Continue reading