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Las Vegas Style... Kinda - Part II

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

What's up, ladies (and maybe a few gents)?

As I have previously mentioned, my boyfriend and I went on a little spur of the moment trip to Las Vegas the other week.  Now, we had visited Vegas once before when we were juniors in college for spring break.  I had then seen the particular style Las Vegas is famous for (i.e. sparkles) firsthand.  If you know me personally or follow this blog, you can probably tell that is not really my style.  I don't own too many any pieces of clothing that are bedazzled or extravagant.

However, being in Las Vegas on vacation, I wanted to stretch my fashion imagination a little.  So I wore my hair a little higher and my makeup a little lot heavier.  I decided that a safe way for me to add some spice -without having to wear small articles of clothing- was with colorful makeup (I generally prefer a more natural look) and a black on black outfit.

And hey, if you can't do it in Vegas, where can ya?

Black bow tie blouse: Old Navy
-Similar styles: Amazon $9.76Amazon $11.14Forever 21 $14.80, JCPenney $20.99 (on sale from $28) or Forever 21 $22.80

Dark wash skinny jeans: Forever 21 $10.80

Bright pink pointed toe flats (also seen here): Old Navy
-Similar styles: Forever 21 $10 (on sale from $14.80), ASOS $13.56DSW $24.95ASOS $25.46 (on sale from $33.94), DSW $29.94 (on sale from $65) or DSW $29.94 (on sale from $79)

Multicolored stone drop earrings: Gifted from Matt

Our hotel room, which we booked online about 12 hours before arriving, was... not great (as you can probably tell from the curtains... and the carpet... and my face).

But oh, well!  That's what adventure is all about - just going for it, even if it's not always 100% comfortable!

How do you tend to dress on vacation?  Do you stretch your comfort zone when in places like Las Vegas?  Or do you stick to your traditional style 24/7/365, no matter where you are?  I generally keep with my personal style, but this time I really felt like I should at least push the boundaries and wear heavier makeup (which I basically never do) for a little added fun.

[Check back again later this week for one more Las Vegas outfit post.]


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