Otrera Hamsa Printed Silk Chiffon Scarf in Pink - Courtesy of Erin (Thanks Erin!) and available at Otrera.com
Elizabeth and James Lingerie Shorts - Snagged off 25Park.com for $245 Retail
Gap Chambray Shirt - Gift from Boyfriend at Aspen Grove mall in Denver
Twelfth Street by Cynthia Vincent Luella Wedge Sandals in Black - Snagged off Gilt.com for $128 (Retail: $405)
Erin from Otrera was kind enough to send me this beautiful hand sewn silk chiffon scarf. It has such fine detailing including Hamsa charms with glass eyes. I styled it in a sarong fashion and I like the pop of color it added to my outfit. These Elizabeth and James shorts were the perfect backdrop to show off the vibrant pink scarf. You could really dress up any pair of shorts by adding a large enough scarf and tying it around your waist as an accent. Otrera was the first company I accepted a gift from because I really thought their scarves were high quality and fit in with my usual style. I tied up this chambray shirt because it was 90 degrees out and I wanted to stay in theme with the scarf tie.
I took a little hiatus from blogging to spend time with my family who visited from North Dakota. I went tubing in a creek with my 15 year old nephew, which was quite the treacherous experience. We also found a swing along the creek that someone had made and tied to a willow tree. It was nice to dip my toes in the water while swinging. My boyfriend and I took my family up to Boulder to see some sights and we ate many dinners together. I cannot remember how many pots of coffee we all went through.
I am a tomboy at heart so being in a murky creek where swimming is prohibited is right up my alley. Fashion is only a small slice of my life and I like to share it with others online because it is difficult to find people in Denver who share my love of fashion. Most of the time you can find me in my Nike shorts and an old ripped up t-shirt I stole from my boyfriend. I also own a lot of sneakers, just like Jerry from Seinfeld. I played so much tennis this past week that my arms and back are sore, but I loved it. We also biked some 20 milers after my family left a few days ago. Today is my birthday, but I don't like to make a big deal about it.
Thank you for all the e-mails and messages regarding my absence. I did not know I would be so missed, but I appreciate your concern.