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Where The Wild Pretty Things Are

“And it is through fantasy that children achieve catharsis.

It is the best means they have for taming wild things.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

One of my all-time favorite books to read when I was a kid was Where The Wild Things Are, by Maurice Sendak. The idea of escaping your parents rule and living in a place where a kid can do anything they wanted was just oh-so appealing at that age. As an adult, the 338 word picture book is even more relatable now than it was then. In a few short pages, Where The Wild Things Are captures feelings of isolation, the fears and concerns about growing up, and the dreams we left behind when we left childhood.

 

 

 

 

 

I came across this mural while shopping on Melrose Ave and fell in LOVE!  You have to love that L.A. Fall, when a mini skirt is still totally appropriate for the day. This maroon and black chevron print skirt it made out of vegan leather and you cant even tell the difference in person. Unfortunately, the skirt is sold out everywhere, but I was able to locate some other options that are gorgeous and linked below. Can we please talk about the sleeves on this sweater?!? So cute and fun!

 

 

 

 

Shop The Look:

Most of the items were on sale during Black Friday and Cyber Monday and are now sold out, but I found some cute options that are similar and have listed them below. You can shop the look by clicking on the images or the links (The links will be in the same order as the images)

Eye See You Pouch $48Floral Sequin Mini Skirt $24.90French Connection Square Bag $119Twinkling Chain Lariat Necklace $158ALDO Migliuso Metal Sunglasses $17Ruffle Sleeve Sweater $48ASOS Satchel Bag $40Oliver Ankle Wrap Flat $53.96ASOS Metal Bridge Cat Eye Sunglasses $19Geo Pattern Sequin Skirt $14ASOS Toggle Chain $9.50Jacquard Mini Skirt $17.90Tiered Ruffle-Sleeve Sweater $28AJ Morgan Aviator  $19Chenille Off-the-Shoulder Sweater $19.90Faux Suede Lace-Up Sandals $12 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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9 Comments

  • Reply saamstaa

    Loving the top! The ruffles and colour is exactly something I would wear! 🙂

    November 29, 2017 at 9:51 pm
    • Reply admin

      Aren’t the sleeves so fun!?! This sweater was super affordable, but is sold out. I linked an off the shoulder sweater with ruffled sleeves that under $20. I’m thinking I’m going to get that too. This color just screams FALL haha Thanks for the sweet comment 😘

      November 29, 2017 at 9:54 pm
      • Reply saamstaa

        Wait. It’s a sweater?! That makes it ten times better for the fall! Yes! I just checked out the links and that one is another favourite! 🙂

        November 29, 2017 at 9:56 pm
        • Reply admin

          It’s a pretty light sweater- perfect for Fall 👌🏼

          November 29, 2017 at 9:58 pm
  • Reply joniamac

    Perfect fall outfit! Love the mixture of colors, patterns, and textures!

    November 30, 2017 at 6:04 pm
    • Reply admin

      Thank you- That’s so sweet! I love the rich Fall colors 💗

      November 30, 2017 at 6:08 pm
  • Reply ootdinstyle

    OK, I am totally digging both your yellow sweater and this beautiful pattern skirt! <3

    xo,
    Marieta
    http://www.ootdinstyle.wordpress.com

    November 30, 2017 at 6:14 pm
  • Reply Tatjana Ostojic

    In love with the sleeves of that sweater! So romantic and gorgeous. Your hair , like the hair of Venus, a true autumn fairy.

    December 1, 2017 at 1:20 pm
    • Reply admin

      You’re are a sweet little angel! 👼🏻 I really loved how huge the ruffles were on this sweater- so dramatic!

      December 1, 2017 at 1:56 pm

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