Thursday, August 1, 2013

On My Bod: Time for Texas

Tomorrow I jet off once again, my destination? Austin, Texas, one of my all time favorite cities. I'm very excited to be speaking this weekend at the Texas Style Council Conference, my subject will be one I'm quite familiar with: balancing your blog and a full-time job, while staying as sane as possible. Lulu's was kind enough to outfit me for my trip, so today I'm giving you a little sneak peek of what's in my suitcase, and the outfits I've planned, because I just can't resist a good lay-down shoot.

Since I'll be trading 100+ degree temperatures for 60 degree temps when I fly from Austin to San Francisco on Monday, I'm packing lots of pieces that can be easily transitioned from summer swelter, to what feels more like fall.

Pittsburgh to Austin:
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Roxy striped top, sandals c/o Lulu's -- Shorts: Vintage Levi's/Thrifted -- Sunglasses: Ray Ban

A Little Vintage Shopping:
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Fringed top, heels, bracelets, sunglasses c/o Lulu's -- Shorts: Vintage Levi's/Thrifted -- Tee: Vintage -- Necklaces: various

My Panel Discussion:
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Dress, Billabong jacket, heels c/o Lulu's -- Necklace: Vintage -- Sunglasses: vintage
 
Austin to San Francisco:
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Obey top & shorts c/o Lulu's -- Shoes: Zara -- Necklaces: Various -- Jacket: Vintage

I'll be sharing my presentation, along with a full recap of the conference when I return. In the meantime, if you're attending the conference or following along from home and there's anything specific you'd like me to address on the subject of blog/life/work balance (or life in general), please let me know!

10 comments:

Sophie said...

You chose the best selection of shoes!
Sophie
x

Ashley Elizabeth said...

Have fun! I love that black embroidered jacket- stunning!

pearli said...

love them all. have fun! you're so cool...

Becca said...

Cute stuff! I love the orange dress with the gold necklace. So pretty!

-Becca
Ladyface Blog

Lindsay said...

love the outfits, hope the weather treats you well!

Ally said...

I love a laydown shoot! Especially when they're this well done. Plus it means more Orchid Grey styling without having to go out & find new backdrops! Keep 'em coming, please!

I just started planning a long weekend somewhere new in August & I'm so excited. I like to see how small I can get my capsule wardrobe without it being boring/limiting. This is great inspiration.

Bon voyage!

Jennifer said...

That second outfit is pure love!

xo Jennifer

http://seekingstyleblog.wordpress.com

Kate Pie said...

This is by far one of my favorite posts you have ever done! I am a person who always overpacks! I love this idea! <3 Kate

monica said...

great outfits!!! Love them all. Your jewelry is always perfect too.
Hope the weekend is great!!
aloha!

Valentina Duracinsky said...

How lovely!

Valentina
Valentina Duracinsky Blog

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