Styling a Blanket Scarf 3 Ways \\

I love scarves; anyone who knows me would tell you the same. 
I own close to about 80. 
Excessive I know, but I love how they can just transform even the basic White-T into something more!
The blanket scarf is huge right now but I have been wearing these oversized ones for awhile now. This particular one I made and absolutely love the material.
 It’s a warm lush flannel and the pattern just reminds me of Ireland.
I have also seen so many tutorials floating around showing you ways to style this amazing scarf! Depending on your height, 
(this truly makes a huge difference to how it looks on you) 
this scarf has endless possibilities. 
Being short I have figured out many ways to style it 
and I’m not particularly fond of one over the other; 
but I love the possibilities it has! 
I decided to show you my favorite 3 ways, 
let me know which one your favorite is!

Way #1 and a strong contender! An everyday wear just casually thrown on! 

Way #2 making almost 5 feet of fabric seem like nothing.

Way #3 a little knotted up. 

 Jeans (old) try these
Belt (old) try this
White-T F21
Scarf (yours truly)

*I had many girls on IG email me about the scarf and I can make you one so shoot me an email and we can talk price!*

Diamonds \\ Wellies

On Saturday it rained. Chicago get it together!!
At first, I was very upset because as much as I love the rain I don't like it when it rains on my day off. 
Then I wasn't too upset anymore because it just meant I got to wear Wellies!
It also happened to be Sweetest Day too, I forgot about that random holiday. 
Dropped the ball and was a very bad girlfriend. Whoops...
Needless to say I was spoiled that day; flowers, lunch and shopping! I mean it doesn't get any better than that J
Lunch was amazing as meals normally are when you are in good company! 
The food was delicious and if you haven't been to P.F Changs you should get over there.
 Amazing food those chef’s cook over there, 
and they have wonderful options for those with special dietary needs.
I wasn't really in the mood for anything particular since
 I didn't really want to dip into next month’s budget. 
That being said, of course I would find something that I absolutely loved.
 I believe my boyfriends exact words were, “I have never seen you more mesmerized with anything, you don't even look at me that way”. I guess clothes have that effect on me
 & as for the item… 
Stay tuned I'll be posting it later this week.  

Sweatshirt (old) try this Trench Coat Express Jeans J Brand Wellies Hunter

I hope your Saturday was filled with more love than usual
& a perfect ensemble.  

Floppy Hats \\ Cozy Knits \\ & A Plaid Scarf Kind Of Day

It has rained all week long, and it's only Wednesday!!! 
I wanted to have this amazing shoot with leaves, 
and the thoughts in my head had this adorable photo shoot.
Instead, I apologize in advance for my home photoshoot I do hope you enjoy the photos!
I may be a little behind on this whole ‘Boho Chic’ vibe, 
I guess it just was never ‘my personal style’. 
That being said there is something about a floppy hat that instantly makes me feel like I can somehow pull this look off.
I own about four floppy hats (I know I'm crazy) and this is one I just picked up at Target!
 I am always finding the best things there, and can always count on having a few extra dollars in my wallet after I shop there.
So thank you Target, for making me feel a little Boho Chic on this rainy Wednesday. 

Target Hat  
Target Scarf  
Asos Shirt 
J Brand Jeans 
Anthropologie Coffee Mug

Pumpkin Patchin' \\

Ahhh Saturday’s; how much I love thee… Not having to set an alarm, sipping on tea and figuring out what to do with my day. Well this Saturday was supposed to be just that until my alarm threw it all out the window! Uggg Technology… Anyway, I surely didn't let it ruin my day, because I ladies like to seize the day and boy I did just that!! But first things first. What to wear?

I, (well) we went to a pumpkin patch, because its fall and no matter what your age you should go and pick a pumpkin the old fashioned way. Have some hot cider, and maybe an affy tapple or two (because they are free calories I swear) and enjoy the beauty of the good outdoors!

Living in the city we have to drive a way just to get to the nearest pumpkin patch. But I have an amazing boyfriend, who wanted nothing more than to spend his Saturday morning at a pumpkin patch with me! So we went pumpkin patch picking and I swear I felt like a kid in a candy store! 

I hope you enjoyed your Saturday as much as I did!

Shirt Old Navy (runs big)  here Vest Zara here  Jeans H&M (on clearance total score!!) here Boots (old) similar here Jewels Nordstom here  Ring Coach here Watch Coach here Purse Michael Kors here

My Petite Closet

I was walking through the city of Chicago the other day headphones in, music off (yes, I do this sometimes) Starbucks in hand and the whole walk got me thinking.  I’m not one to people watch, but lately I can't help but admire how beautiful Chicago really is. So let me quote mean girls when I say “you're like really pretty” I mean this city is “like really pretty”, the people, the architecture and most of all, the clothing. The streets of the city will always be my favorite runway. Having two main fashion avenues; the Magnificent Mile and State Street can really make any girl swoon. It has everything from Chanel to Forever 21. But don't get me wrong down every turn; a boutique is dying to be discovered! Chicago really has everything.

Growing up I always wanted to have the best clothing; however, attending private school made that hard. I did show my unique style through my shoes. I can even remember one year I had saddle shoes. Yes, I had style even at such a young age. In high school everything changed, I attended a public academy and you would think I would showcase my style there. Nope, instead I went with the in crowd and bought everything that had a brand name attached to it. Big mistake, but you live and you learn right!

But really… What is my point to all of this?
 I think Oscar de la Renta said it best. "Fashion is what you get four times a year; STYLE is what you pick out of that fashion". How brilliant is that?  I wish I had heard that quote as a teenager. It would have saved years roaming around trying to figure out what was “in” instead of figuring out if I even liked it.  And more importantly, it would have sent me searching for something eternally more desirable than fashion; personal style. Fashion comes and goes, and then comes again and goes again, but when you wear something that is truly you, it's no longer fashion. Its style;
and becomes your own personal style. You shine and have a certain 'je ne sais quoi' about you that can't be taken away. If this is a style that compliments your body type, well that is never going to go out of style.

And personal style goes beyond clothes.  It lives in the way you plan on decorating your humble abode, how you fix your locks, and what great accessory to complete your outfit. So here we are; I didn't want a fashion blog but merely something to showcase my style. And showcasing that style is my mission. Styling every aspect of my petite life.

Welcome to the blog.  Stick around…it gets good.