Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Let It Be


 Okay so remember that time I told you I was going to dye my hair back to my natural shade?  Well, it didn't quite work out.  As it turns out, dying your hair bright red at a salon (as well as weekly treatments at home) can make that pretty difficult.  Five hours later we got my hair a nice auburn color.   It isn't quite my natural color, but I need to give my hair a break so I can eventually go back.  I love red hair anyway so I can't even say that I'm bummed!
I also want to mention that my Modcloth modeling debut is up!  I wore fifteen different pieces ten different ways.  It was such a wonderful experience and you can check it out by clicking HERE.






Dress- Modcloth (remixed)
Cardigan- Forever 21
Tights- Modcloth
Shoes- Target
Belt- Forever 21
Bag- c/o Debshops
Hat- Forever 21

This dress is definitely a favorite of mine.  You may have seen this on Flock Together earlier this month when the girls and I did a stripes challenge.  Naturally, I wanted to pair stripes with lots of bright colors.  I was especially excited to incorporate my new clutch from Deb Shops.  I've always wanted to own an envelope clutch and I love this color so much.  How do you like to wear stripes?




  1. Love this dress and how you styled the pieces on Modcloth!

    ~Chymere A.

  2. so pretty, love it :)
    have a great day ❤

  3. Wow! You did an amazing job for ModCloth! Fabulous!

    I had been told that getting your hair red is the hardest to achieve and then the hardest to get rid of.

    Were these photos taken before or after the re-dye job? It still looks really red here. Lovely though ; )

  4. loving your envelope clutch and dress!
    kw, ladies in navy

  5. Amazing color combos and the stripes are top notch! Great job <3

  6. I love that dress! I've really been wanting to get a striped dress for spring/summer and that one is super cute! I love how you styled it with the bright colors :)

    Also, congrats on the Modcloth feature! That's so cool!

  7. Lovely outfit, love the matching purple accessories! I had the same problem when I had dyed my hair a red colour... it took ages for it to come out!

  8. Love the new clutch! SO pretty with this dress too - which is amazing on you. Your modcloth modeling is so great - the swimsuit shorts outfit is SO CUTE and I want it. You look adorable in all of them.

    <3 katherine / of corgis & cocktails

  9. Great outfit! You look so cute. Loving that clutch :)

  10. I am absolutely loving the pops of brights with this striped dress!! It's such a great piece, it looks lovely on you.
    I loved your modcloth pictures, they turned out so awesome!!

  11. You look so fabulous- what a tiny waist this shows off! And so excited about your feature on modcloth!

  12. Congrats on the Modcloth modeling! All the shots came out so cute!

    The Tiny Heart
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  13. This striped dress looks absolutely perfect on you! So cute!

    Rachel’s Lookbook

  14. OH WOW the clutch matches your shoes PERFECTLY! xo

    Oh hey, where do you live in So Cal?

  15. bonsoir Ashley, il ne faut pas regretter, toute expérience est bonne, même négative, quand elle n'est pas irrémédiable et qu'elle est comprise :-) plus près de la teinte naturelle seront vos cheveux, plus vous serez en harmonie avec les traits et le teint de votre visage... je crois que votre coiffeur vous l'avez dit, lui aussi :-)

  16. I love this dress on you and I think your hair looks perfect. I was red during high school and I still have remnants of it coming back up -- so I feel your pain! Also random, but I'm wearing this dress today and it goes past my knees. Which means I'm going to look so short next to you!

  17. Ah I had bright red hair like yours about a year ago and I'm still dealing with it! Every time I dye dark brown over it within three months the red shade comes back out! Love that dress, you look beautiful! And all your modcloth photos are so cute!

  18. I love that dress! :)
    And the color combo.

    You're modeling at Modcloth is adorable. I reallly want that red/orange skirt! So cute.


  19. I love the accessories you used to accent that gorgeous striped dress!

    The Occasional Indulgence

  20. Your Modcloth feature is so cute! It kind of sucks that they didn't include your blog though :/ But still exciting! Man, I love this dress. You know how I feel about stripes haha. The ombre tights look fantastic with it!

  21. What a beautiful dress! I love the way the stripes go in both directions! You accessorized this dress perfectly with that cute hat, belt and clutch!


  22. Your hair looks good! Still looks pretty red to me! After 2 years of being my natural color, I'm dying it a dark brown with a little auburn / burgundy. Hopefully I like it!

  23. this little feature is so cute! your outfit is so lovely, i am obsessing over the clutch.

    lindsey louise


  24. I love your hair color! And that dress is adorable!

    xo Ashley

  25. I think the hair color looks beautiful on you. Congrats on the feature, I am about to go check it out. Aaaand love that dress :]

  26. Your hair looks great and I want that dress! I've been trying to get black dye out of my hair for months to get back to brown :(!

    xx Michelle

    Fierce & Fashionable

  27. Striiipes! Perfectly tied together with the turquoise beanie and the belt! Love this look!

    twitter and instagram: @BelatedBloomer

  28. Love the dress and bag!

  29. Ash, with this ensemble spring is calling. Looking at this super fun look makes me smile. Lovely colour with super cute pattern.



  30. Love the hair! :)
    x Hannah

  31. I LOVE this dress! You look adorable as ever. And oh my goodness, CONGRATS on the ModCloth feature!! It's so fun seeing you on the front page :) Glad it's finally up, must be such an amazing feeling for you!

  32. What's you natural hair color like? Since this seems to look so good on you! Hope you had fun styling that series! Lovely outfit, amazing dress! :)

  33. Love that dress. Your blog is so cute. All your dresses are so adorable. Definitely going to follow you for some outfit inspiration. :)

    Flounces and Hubbub

  34. I am in love with this outfit! The stripes with the bright blue and purple is so cute. I especially love your beanie, it is such a fun color :) And eeeeeeeeeep it's your modcloth photoshoot, all 10 outfits are so pretty!

  35. oh you're lucky--i think you can
    pull off so many different hair
    colors if you wanted to, so don't
    worry about it!

    and gah i just LOVE your modcloth
    photos! they came out so well and
    you look so cute in all of them.
    it must've been awesome, wearing
    all those amazing clothes. ^_^

    erica | sweets + hearts


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