Block Party

Clearly feeling like a petite active 80's Barbie here.
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Sweater: H&M // Bag: H&M // Jeans: Free People // Sunglasses: c/o Italia Independent // Lipstick: Mac in "Impassioned"
I struggled to describe these colors I'm wearing, so I Googled for help and stumbled upon this cool site that someone meticulously put together. I decided on the following pretty-sounding names: spring green, Persian rose, cerulean blue, and lemon. Cool huh?

Also, I sorta felt like an active 80's-90's Barbie doll in this outfit with my big curly hair, pink lips, and super bright clothing. You may have heard the big Barbie news that there are now several varieties (curvy, tall, petite, and original) of the famous doll to choose from. I was a huge Barbie fan growing up (had the three floor convertible house and everything), and always wished I had more dolls with different features. It never bothered me that I didn't look like Barbie-- I just thought it'd be fun to have different kinds of dolls. Now little girls (and boys) will get that option, and will get to incorporate diversity into their play. The purpose of play, after all, is to practice for adulthood. This Barbie change, while insignificant or even "too pc" to many of the ill-informed commenters I saw online, is indicative of a larger societal movement for tolerance, acceptance, and love that I am very much for. These new dolls will surely help expand kids' notions of what constitutes an acceptable "human woman," to quote Tina Fey. And that is a beautiful thing.

Linked up: #WIWT


  1. This look has an Art Deco feel to it and i love it. So excited about the new Barbies too :)


  2. awesome look!

  3. LOVE this! So bright and colorful! LOVE your sunnies!

    xx, Elise

  4. Loving this fun, colorful look.


  5. Ahhh the colors! This makes for such a fun look - almost makes me want to bust out more colorful clothes ;)

    The Dragonfruit Diaries

  6. Love all the brights! The color of that sweater is amazing!

    Abby of Life in the Fash Lane


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