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Two Questions to Start Off This Post:

Question 1.) How can you wear jeans and a t-shirt to be comfy and still somehow be fashion-forward?

Question 2.) How awesome is Q'doba?

Now, I betcha I can answer both of those questions...

Answer to Question 1.) Colored denim is the way to go! 
It started to pick up speed this spring, was really coming into its own during summer, and now for fall and winter, colored denim is a MUST.  They're even making it more fancy: coating/lacquering colored denim with different finishes.  I'm excited to try a helping of that trend!  How about you, dear readers?
It always helps to pair fun things with your denim to keep the fashion vibes going, too: I took an oversized tee and did a bit of fixing to it (you'll see a better photo below), and then threw on nerd glasses and an arm party (one of which I am very proud, and I hope the Man Repeller would be, too [she coined the phrase, "arm party," after all]).

Answer to Question 2.) Very.
They serve fabulous, HUGE burritos, give me extra steak on my fabulous, HUGE burrito, and then let me sit on their patio tables and shove chairs around without so much as a word.  Q'doba, I salute you.

You can see the shirt I DIY'd a bit better.  
Here's the story:
 It was super-clearance time at our local Boston Store (well, prettymuch everywhere, actually; everyone is making room for new fall merch), so I went and indulged.  I got these pink Calvin Klein jeans that I've been coveting since the beginning of summer, and I haphazardly threw a size Large t-shirt into the bag (it was on clearance for $3.00), as well.  I get home, and it turns out I love the tee!  It's light as air, and has the cute pocket and V-neck, buuuut it's simply too big.  I wanted to keep the oversize vibe going, though, so I just picked up a pair of scissors, cut a line straight up from the bottom of the shirt until it was about three inches long, and then tied the two sides together to create some fit and added interest. Boom.  :)

Anyway, my denim and my shoes are both Calvin Klein, and both pieces really speak my soul.  Calvin Klein has always been one of my favorites: it was that brand that brought me into the world of fashion and style.

To conclude: here's a quick peek at my latest mani experimentation and then the Rundown:

Thanks, as always, for reading!

An ombre/gradient of pastel pink and mint.
Jeans: Calvin Klein || Shoes: Calvin Klein || Tee: Studio Works || Bag: thrifted Louis Vuitton || Nerd Glasses: Forever 21 || Arm Party: thrifted


  1. I love the color of these jeans, so great for fall. And I totally agree, Qdoba is awesome.

    xo, Yi-chia
    Always Maylee

  2. I love your jeans and the front knot tie in your simple tee looks so nice with this! Great shoes too!!! xx Pip

  3. You're beautiful and so is your blog - amazing job! maybe we could follow each other?

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  4. Love the ombre nails. So cute!

    xx Diana

  5. I usually tie a knot like you did with your shirt! Very cool relaxed look :)

    Follow each other???

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  6. Cute look!! Love tee shirt and denim look!!!

  7. Love this; the jeans are perfect! <3

  8. I would really try that ombre nail trend except that I am terrible at doing my nails and I am a bit of a biter. Love your burgundy jeans - they are the perfect fall/winter piece.

  9. nice outfits!

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  10. You're ROCKIN' those jeans.
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  11. I really love colored jeans, just not on me (I look good almost only in flared trousers and right now its almost impossible to find a pair of one, as they are not popular these days), you look awesome! :) Very good idea with the shirt, and your nerd glasses are really nice, they suit you a lot :) I also liked your red lips you showed once on Instagram, that lipstick was amazing!

  12. This is such a different look for you, but I really like it. I've been wanting to try some nerd glasses, but I'm afraid! I feel like people would think I was weird for wearing fake glasses. But I love the look of them. :) I love your heels too and great job repurposing the shirt to fit you! That's what I love about thrifting clothes. :) <3


  13. Lovely combination! Great Look!

  14. nice shoes!

  15. LOVE this post! and YES to both colored jeans and Qdoba. I LOVE their quesadillas =D Way to make casual look super fierce, girl!

  16. I agree, even the simpliest jeans and a t-shirt can look stylish paired with correct accessories. I love this outfit.
    Nice blog by the way, following you! Would you like to follow me back? :)

  17. wow so simple but really chic and stylish! and love your nails! :))
    nice blog by the way ;)

    kisses from Russia,

  18. You look simple yet very gorgeous! Wanna follow each other?

  19. Great outfit! You look so pretty!

    Would you like to follow each other?

    Evi xoxo

    The Notebook of a Fashion Lover

  20. I love those pants

  21. Hello lady. I came across your blog on the blog atlantic-pacific. You have a very nice style. I'm your new reader / follower! :) I would be honored if you visit my fashion blog too. Have a nice day!


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