Striped & High Waisted

IMG_7252 IMG_7264 IMG_7272 IMG_7290IMG_7260IMG_7263 IMG_7296_Fotor_CollageIMG_7273Will there ever come a day that I’m not on the hunt for menswear pieces? No. Never.

Menswear. You’ve heard this word before. It’s my all time favorite trend. You’ve also heard that before. Be prepared to see more menswear inspired outfit posts on my page. (Like you haven’t seen enough.) Menswear takes everything to the next level. It’s sleek. It’s sharp. I feel so powerful and trendy in menswear. I don’t have to show off a bunch of skin to turn heads. Nope. These trousers and my Urban Outfitters button up did plenty of that. I just love the contradiction of wearing bright orange red lipstick and curly hair with such a serious outfit. I’m having fun. That’s what it’s all about. Okay, I cannot get enough of these ZARA high waisted pants. I could live in them for the rest of my life. It’s such a good feeling investing in something with top notch material. Unlike most bow tie pants that are out there right now, these ones were made to last forever. They’re thick without being too heavy. They’re soft without being too cheap. They’re comfortable without looking like sweats. They are simply perfect. The olive green color caught my eye, not because it may resemble puke, but because it’s such a statement color without being too “in your face.” A very subtle statement piece and I’m all about that. Believe it or not but this shade of olive green can be paired with more than a handful of other colors. It’s like jeans…but better. What I love about high waisted trousers is that you can pretty much pair whatever you want with them: Button ups, crop tops, sweaters, long sleeves, turtlenecks. The list is endless… and so is my love for this outfit. So there.


With love,

©Karissa Marie


Trousers-ZARA (Similar). Top. Shoes-Zara. Lipstick-“Sorbet” by Glo Minerals


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Menswear Inspired

IMG_3489 IMG_3493IMG_3491 IMG_3496 IMG_3497IMG_3505 IMG_3499 You guys know I’m all about how an outfit makes you feel. This outfit made me feel amazing. There’s something about the boxy silhouette, stripes, boots, hair pulled back, and overall simplicity that made me feel so menswear-y. (I’m so good with words, aren’t I?) This clean cut look is a definite break from the norm but I loved every second of it. I’m not an outfit repeater but this one is a total exception. I find it satisfying when I style a timeless outfit. Outfits come and go, my passion towards certain trends fade, but once in a while I stumble across a exceptional outfit and that’s such a great feeling. It may be simple but sometimes that’s all a girl really needs. My obsession over boyfriend shaped blazers has gotten a little bit out of hand. I really can’t stop myself from buying one in every single color. They are so much fun and they can really make any ensemble more masculine… but in a tasteful kind of way of course.

That’s all for now folks…talk to you soon.



| Top | Blazer | Pants | Boots | Lipstick |

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