Trends: Leather x Myriad Musings

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A few DC blogger events ago, I met Saumya of Myriad Musings and since the Blogger Scene Party, we’ve kept in touch via social media.  Recently, Saumya invited me to do a collaboration for her blog’s Trend Trotting Thursdays series.  When she told me ‘Leather’ was the trend theme, I couldn’t pass it up :)  Keep reading to see more photos of my Leather themed outfit and check out Saumya’s blog to see the original collaboration post! Continue reading

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