one thing i’ve noticed is that life has changed so dramatically over the past couple of years, that it’s really hard for me to get into the routine of photographing my daily outfits like i used to. i’m just so distracted by whatever i’m doing that i never seem to stop and think about taking a picture. i certainly haven’t lost interest in my personal style. in fact, getting “dressed up” every day has been an important part of my routine. it just makes me feel good about myself, and more prepared to tackle the day. but i haven’t exactly been documenting it!
so last week, i decided to bend the rules and do things a little differently. i partnered up with HP and Megan Trainor to feature the four ways you can use the HP x360, and i saw it as the perfect opportunity to take it along with me while i documented four days in my life, outfits included! instead of trying to make a big production out of getting the usual head-to-toe outfit shots, i just kept my camera by my side so that i could snap a few quick pictures of whatever i was up to.
the weather has been so ridiculously nice lately, that we’ve been taking every opportunity to head out and explore the parks and nature areas around town. my brother has been really into photography lately, so we’ve been getting together a lot to visit new places and snap a few photos. when i lived in northern california, it felt like we did this kind of thing just about every weekend, so it’s been fun to finally get into the routine here in our new home. i certainly never knew we had this cool little spot hidden in our own back yard!
wearing: gaia black shift dress from earth & beauty, elizabeth suzann raw silk tie, rachel comey mars boots, claire v. messenger tote, warby parker jasper sunglasses
my sister usually has one day off during the weekday, so we’ve made a routine out of getting together once a week to cook a meal or two. we’d been doing it so often, that it’s actually what motivated us to try our hand at food blogging. i just never thought to take a picture of myself in the kitchen!
of course, i spend an embarrassing amount of time on pinterest, which is where most of our new recipes are born. the HP x360 was a nice new companion because we could convert it to tablet or display mode while we browsed around the web looking for new ideas.
wearing: cardigan new york marc sweatshirt dress
i tend to get my work done in very brief intervals throughout the day, usually for a couple of hours while adam is napping. we got this really cool coffee table that converts to a desk so that i can set up my laptop to answer emails and work on blog posts whenever the opportunity arises. it was a ridiculously sunny day, so i was actually quite happy to perch myself at the couch with my new HP x360 in tablet mode to get some work done. i am terrible at typing on a tablet or phone, so it’s nice that the 360 has a keyboard so i can get through emails more quickly. later on, i may or may not have cheated a little and switched it to tent mode to catch up on new episodes of broad city…
wearing: apiece apart crop top, lauren moffatt jumpsuit, swedish hasbeens braided high in natural
i don’t get out as nearly much as i used to, but luck had it that i was able to get away for a quick daytime date with brendan. so of course, i used it as an opportunity to throw on this silly vintage dress i picked up at the antique mall downtown. it’s a little different than what i normally wear, but it was fun to try out for afternoon drinks.
wearing: vintage dress, warby parker jasper sunglasses, swedish hasbeens peep toe high in black
this february and march, HP is going on the road with Meghan Trainor to cover her u.s. tour in a new documentary series, “all about that tour,” giving you a glimpse behind-the-scenes as they travel from vancouver to nashville with some of their favorite Meghan Trainor fans from her lips are movin’ video to help bring the tour to life—check it out here!
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These are beautiful pictures. I actually think that more bloggers should do this. Instead of a full outfit post for every day, every once and a while it’d be nice to see what a week looks like in their life.
Your first outfit is my favorite! But these are all really lovely outfits :)
Love each and every one. That last dress is a beaut!
all so lovely! Also, Broad City!!!
cool post! so well written and the images are amazing!
Super cute! I love every outfit :)
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I use an HP computer laptop myself. I really love those pants you are wearing in the one outfit photo! I do miss your outfits but your life as it is definitely has changed for the better. I don’t even really post outfit posts at all anymore because I got rid of all my clothes and live out of one drawer (literally – I took over one of my husband’s drawers that has my socks, bras, underwear, and clothes all in it). I have other priorities. I still love looking at what everyone else is wearing though!
I love the little scarf in the first one, it’s such a nice touch (that I will most certainly steal ;)!
hehe, thanks! it makes me feel like i’m on a safari or some kind of adventure! indiana jones vibes! ;)
Love your dress!