Why Not Both?

3.18.2012






{ F21 top, shorts, belt, necklace & sandals; Aldo sunnies; gifted bracelets }

Well, it happened. Against my will, but it happened. I was clinging to my apartment by my teeth and nails, but Trae finally got me to go into downtown Austin during South by Southwest (SXSW). I loathe crowds, especially the sweaty drunk kind that reek of smoke and feet. Shockingly though, I ended up having an awesome time which I will share with ya'll tomorrow!

Before leaving, Trae told me not to wear heels (I wasn't going to anyway, that would be silly) because SXSW "is not a fashion show." Psh, I beg to differ; there was inspiration everywhere! Part of me felt under-dressed. Trae told me to "dress comfortably, not fashionably." I don't think the two have to be mutually exclusive at all, wouldn't you agree?

xx

26 comments

  1. Oh my. LOVE this outfit! So much! Totally agree. :)

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  2. More often than not it seems that my brand of fashion is also quite comfortable. (:

    In other news, I love all of the incredible color you're rocking out in this set of photos!

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  3. Very cute outfit! I love the background a whole lot!

    xoxo,
    Laura
    http://lauraisthriftingthroughlife.blogspot.com/

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  4. Awesome outfit! Love your blog :)
    xoxo

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  5. I love that shirt!!! What an awesome outfit! <3

    http://funandruins.blogspot.com/

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  6. This outfit is so fun! My personal style is definitely comfortable yet fashionable (at least I like to think so).

    http://viennawaitsblog.blogspot.com/

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  7. Psh, you can still look fashionable and be comfy! What's he talking about? Haha, because you did just that and I love this outfit!
    Glad you ended up having a good time too. :)
    Adore the print on the bottom and your statement tee! Such a fun background for this outfit too. Goes perfectly with it!

    Trendy Teal

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  8. I cant even handle how pretty you are! And that outfit is soooo cute! :]

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  9. A festival of gorgeous colours: you, your outfit and the massive streetart. Yes, combine both because fashion should be fun and not constraining

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  10. love this look your style is amazing!!! your photos are gorgeous!!
    thanks for your lovely comment!!
    xx
    Mitsue & Lay
    http://airedevainilla.blogspot.mx/

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  11. i think you can be fashionable and comfortable all at the same time, i think guys think that fashionable for a woman is something extravagant so he probably meant don't get dress all fancy, anywhooo you look great in this outfit i love all the colour and especially love the mural on the wall
    XO stephi

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  12. I love it!!! such a great necklace.
    Thanks for leading me here. You have a new follower!!
    kisses
    Pau

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  13. Thank you so much for you lovely comment sweetie! I really appreciate it a lot! Love your blog! I'm following :D!

    XXX Love,
    Lucia

    http://luciafloresdesigndiary.blogspot.com

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  14. Oh my gosh I love all of the things he was telling you, classic boy haha YES the street is always a fashion show, and NO fashion and comfort are not mutually exclusive.

    Love your blog, I'm glad you commented on mine! I will continue to read now!

    Erica
    http://inthelightofstyle.blogspot.com

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  15. this is a perfect outfit for the festival. You want to be comfortable but still cute and this outfit is definitely cute.

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  16. Cute outfit! I love this mix of prints. I'm glad you had fun :)

    xx
    Kat
    rebelrousher.blogspot.com

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  17. Great outfit, girl! I looove those shorts :)

    xo,
    Hannah
    www.chillairandperfume.blogspot.com

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  18. i so love your complete outfit.
    follow back:

    georgeousdk.blogspot.com

    much love Dianne

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  19. oh i completely agree, that is my motto, comfy doesnt meant not fashionable at all... you can always find a balance, and i think u did! i like the combination of this outfit a lot! it can go wrong in so many ways but u just pulled it off effortlessly. i love everything about it =)

    u have a cool blog/
    new follower =)

    cheers, Carla
    misscarlaviolet.blogspot.com

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  20. I totally am with you on the crowd avoidance, but am glad to hear it was a good time. Maybe I will be brave next year.

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  21. Really nice outfit.
    I'm in love with your t-shirt,awesome wall is pure art.

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  22. I love your outfit!

    Xo
    http://wwwricestyle.blogspot.fr

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