Monday, May 6, 2013

Braided Hair, Don't Care

My mom accompanied me on a trip to Chicago last weekend and this meant: two horrible singers together in a car arguing over what music to listen to for too many hours, her asking me uncomfortable personal questions in which I delight in telling her the truth and tiring shopping trips where she tells me how much she dislikes what I like and I do the same. It was fun.
For the drive back to the mitten, I knew the weather would be much warmer and so I styled an ombre shirt dress with a jean jacket and pink heels, upon my mom's suggestion. It was a comfortable travel outfit and I can't wait to wear the dress more this summer to the beach!
[Mink Pink Great White Dress c/o Lulu's, thrifted Ck jean jacket, Shiva heels c/o Shoemint, bag by Cole Haan, Rayban aviators c/o Shades Daddy]
My mom braided my hair, which is so much easier to do when it's straight. I just got it colored to more of my natural color. I want low maintenance hair, but at the same time, I miss something a little more exciting. We'll see how long this lasts.
Photos by mom


Olivia Law said...

You look beautiful - I love the colour of the dress on you xo

michelle said...

i love low maintenance hair! i used to have platinum blonde hair but last year i colored as close to my natural as i could get it. i haven't colored in over a year.

charity victoria said...

this might just be my favorite look of yours so far. that dress is so perfect--low maintenance but so chic! pinning this look for later summer inspiration :)

Lulu Frances said...

this is just so perfect, i rarely comment on fashion blogs anymore, but i couldn't resist :) haha before i read the caption i knew your mum braided your hair :D instincts!
loving the dress so much! xx

Marmalade said...

this dress looks amazing on you, I so nearly got it myself, wish i did now :)

Mel x

Kelsey Elizabeth said...

I really like the new hair color Andrea, and the braid is pretty fantastic too!

Laura - Relatively Offbeat said...

Holy hell, I love this!!!

Frannie Pantz said...

Aw mother daughter time--is there anything better? I love your ombre dress Andrea! And your hair looks fab like this!

Kate said...

I have been wanting this dress SO badly - I really need to take the plunge and make it mine. It's such an effortlessly pretty piece, and it looks amazing on you! I especially love it with the denim jacket! Adorable! Pinning this immediately!

Haley said...

this is one of my FAVORITES!!!! so effing cute, i LOVE that dress!

Jenna Spurlin said...

your mom must be one awesome mom to help style your outfit and take photos! that is really amazing :)

Asher said...

LOVE this!!! That dress is so cute!!

Ashley said...

Umm I LOVE your dress!!

xo Ashley

Jennifer said...

That dress is fab!

xo Jennifer

Jen said...

I love this look! You do western Michigan proud (I grew up in Nunica and have thankfully since moved to the big city of Rockford). And I love your hair color! Fab.

Sarah Hartley said...

Such a great dress! I'm glad that you made it back to MI safely.

Rosie said...

I love everything about this look!

Faith said...

Love the braid! Gorgeous outfit!

Little Tree Vintage said...

you are perfect! and please tell me you're gonna make it to txsc this year so I can give you the biggest hug ever!

Elizabeth said...

Love the dip dyed dress!

Ruby Girl said...

love this look, andrea! the ombre dress is perfection paired with the blue jean jacket. girl got style.

xoxo linds
my style blog :: Ruby Girl

Nydia said...

it sounds like you had fun! you look adorable <3 love the causal vibe with the bright colors!



KristiMcMurry said...

LOVE the hair color. Also really love that dress/jacket combo. Something about a jean's just so classic!

Grace Lynne Fleming said...

love the minty color of that dress!


veronika girlandcloset said...

Beautiful, Andrea!! How I love this outfit. Dresses + denim jackets have been my go-to as of late, and your strappy heels are just so lovely with this outfit. Aw, your trip with you mom sounds too cute!! xo

Chicago Chic said...

Ok a couple confessions:

1. I saw these images and immediately missed you. Such a fun weekend hanging out. (and prom pose from now on, it is.... haha)

2. Saw that you posted a Lulu's dress same time that I did and got slightly jealous because your photos are way more amazing.

3. You have the best shoes.

4. Is that the Maybelline lipstick??

5. Come back to Chi-town soon please. :)


Katherine said...

Cute outfit! And I love taking pictures over in West Loop, such a great area. I like the new hair -- change is good! Hope you had fun with your mom!

Jackie said...

Your new hair colour looks amazing, but like you, I get bored of any colour matter how nice it is!

I seriously LOVE that ombre shirt dress. I haven't seen anything like it before, and it's a great new way to rock the trend.

xoxo Jackie

Tairalyn said...

This sounds like a road trip I would wanna be on. LOVE MOTHER DAUGHTER TRIPS....


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