10/14/2014

No Church In The Wild


One of those days when wearing full head-to-toe black is all I need to get me through the day.


Sweater- Forever 21
Trousers- Zara
Hat- Zara

For this look, I'm slightly channeling a more grunge, almost "no care" side of me. As you can see, I'm wearing zero make-up hence this look was shot on a day I wanted to be laid-back and comfortable without a care in the world. Sometimes I have days such as these, where it's totally okay to dress down a little. I'm wearing one of my favourite sweaters from last fall…the cut-outs at the shoulders make for a great interesting look and that patch cut-out of the cross is golden. 

I chose to pair it with a slouchy trousers and flat oxfords, mainly because it made me feel so comfortable and since it was a little windy the addition of the hat was the perfect touch in tying this overall look together. The fall weather is definitely in full swing now in NY, so expect to see a lot more layering and sweater combinations here the blog.

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10/13/2014

Furthest Thing


Wearing Neutrals on a winding day here in New York.


Pin Stripe Blouse- Forever 21
White Sweater Top- H&M
Skater Skirt- Necessary Clothing
Sunglasses-Zero UV

This Fall, most of what I've been wearing is neutral colors because of how easy and flexible it can be when it comes to getting dressed in the mornings. It's gotten so embedded in me that now, its become an instinct for me to just reach for something neutral in my closet and not even give it a second thought.

For this look, I wore a heavy weight skater skirt, which is perfect for the fall because it still keeps you warm since its made out of wool. I decided to pair it with a cotton sweater top, layered with a sheer pinned striped blouse. I styled this sheer blouse as a cardigan by leaving it open as I wanted to not only add that extra layer to the look but also I feel as if the pinned stripes adds an extra bit of interest to an otherwise blank palette of white and grey. 

Anyways, I just got back from a short trip to Las Vegas, and it was incredibly awesome and the best time I ever had in a very long time…I got to be with my sisters and took a small break from my New York lifestyle which was a breath of fresh air for me. To see pictures from that trip you can follow me on Instagram and real time update at @marfarlane

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10/06/2014

Forget About Everything & Runway



I totally decided last minute to change my mind and post this look from a shoot I did about a month ago. I was a little hesitant in posting, mainly because there wasn't much to the overall look and the pictures were shot at a completely spontaneous moment as a slight experimental shoot.




Around 5 hours before class, my friend and I were chilling on the rooftop of my apartment and we thought it would be kind of cool to just fool around with the lighting, angles and just experimenting overall with the camera. Hence, these were the photos that resulted of that. Just me playing around..and the usual indecisiveness when it comes to deciding what to do with my hair especially since it was pretty hot when this look was shot.

I was heading into the city for my afternoon class so, a simple button up white blouse with baggy trousers was my quick go-to instinct. It's simple and easy for times when it comes to wanting to "dress down". I went slightly minimalistic when it came on to accessorizing by just where silver accents to compliment to black and white "uniform" attire. I hope you all have a great start to the week and thanks for visiting!

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10/02/2014

Blu


Weekends spent strolling around in Williamsburg, Brooklyn calls for the perfect blend between a simplistic hipster and a sporty vibe.


Top- Forever 21
Vest- Nasty Gal
Hat-Zara
Bracelet- Vintage

As I've mentioned a few times before here on the blog, my favourite place to hang out on the weekends during my free time is in Williamsburg. Mainly because the vibe there is so chill and there's always a small interesting new spots to explore. On days like these, I personally like to dress as comfortable as possible…which means, the perfect pair of oxfords and clothing pieces that are slightly loose fitting but gives enough room for comfort while still being clean and polished. 

I chose to wear this vintage inspired lace top that pretty much looked like was specifically dyed to have this very rustic colour to it. However, that's what I love so much about it plus the addition of the lace gives it such a great detailed touch. I could have thought of so many ways to style this top but, I chose to pair it with an almost plaid abstract looking short and this awesome baby blue vest. I'm so in love with the "biker" quality of this vest, that it has already become a staple piece in my closest for the Fall and could definitely be styled is so many different ways. 

I really wanted to tie in the burgundy color of my oxfords into this look hence, I chose to wear this panama hat that I've neglected for so many month. I think it made for a great addition to the look because of the ribbon colours that were wrapped in the silver chain…yea yea I know that seems like a very small detail however, I feel like sometimes its the small details that can certainly help make or break an overall look.

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