Thursday, December 19, 2013

Snowy Daze

Free People overalls//thermal, Dr. Martens boots//Happy Hemp bag// BB Dakota leather vest//Roxy flannel shirt//Forever 21 necklace

Something about snow during  winter  in CT is magical. There are too many roads to count that I've actually never driven down in my town (including this one) and every one is a little bit different than the last. Yes, lots and lots of trees, but the snow and bright blue sky today was enough to have me comfortable enough to want to lie on the grass snow and watch the stars. If only it wasn't 30 degrees out.

My dad surprised me for my birthday and got me a few Free People items, but for a guy, (apparently) shopping for girls isn't easy, and he bought the only 2 items in the store I would actually never wear. I love FP, don't get me wrong, but some of their stuff is so incredibly overpriced for what the clothing is worth, that spending $50 on a pair of leggings  and $14 on one pair of socks is a bit far fetched. I dragged my best friend (who happens to be a guy as well) into my local Free People store to see what else we could find that was a little more my style than what my dad picked (thanks anyway dad!!!) and these chord overalls almost had me drooling. I've previously mentioned on my blog how incredible FP thermals are, but instead of spending the money on another thermal, being different and opting for these chords seemed just right. The versatile charcoal grey color matches basically every top in my closet, and throwing on my extra warm thermal with another flannel is the perfect outfit. Effortless, yet edgy and fancy. 

I finally had time to feature this beautiful handmade bag by an incredible company, Happy Hemp, based out of CA. A while ago the owner, Tara, and myself had a pretty long phone chat, and she  told me about her inspiration behind her whole company (known for hemp seeds, which is a fabulous superfood that I love and eat religiously, read more here) but more importantly, how important it is to take care of your body, with the outside and the inside. Hemp is one of the most eco friendly fabrics on the planet, and this tote is HUGE enough to carry my camera, wallet and everything else inside! Plus, the design is trendy, and nothing feels better than supporting small companies and ones that give back to the environment. 

Miss Fashionista


  1. Very nice. I like it.

  2. Great post Alexa, love the overalls I have them in yellow. And the layering in your look is perfect.
    Xoxo Carla

  3. you look so petty ! love the lipstick color that you are wearing !! i am your new follower on GFC, twitter and Facebook :) please follow me there love :) xx

  4. Great post Alexa, you look stunning and I adore these pictures! There's a new post up on my blog and I'd love to hear what you think of it, so feel free to stop by!

    ♡ veena |
    twitter/instagram: @veenamccoole

  5. I love this outfit! The overalls look amazing! Hope your enjoying the snow,


  6. Loves for you dungarees, and the location is so pretty!

  7. aww well at least your dad tried lol, I love this outfit overralls look good on you!
    Deejay Speaks
    She Has The Eye


  8. Great topic thanks

  9. These photos are so gorgeous omg!!!! I love the red lips.
    My dad always by me the things I would never as well, but I wear them anyway haha :'))
    Thank you for the lovely comment on my latest post!! I'm so excited for you!! I was in London for a couple days and it's such an amazing city and asdfghjkl; I really want to meet up with you there and shop together but I HAVE FREAKIN SCHOOL EW :'(
    I hope you have an amazing time there!

  10. great post! you are SO pretty! would you like to follow eachother?

  11. I love everything about this outfit, you look so cool!


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