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Today’s ‘Happy Friday’ blog post has a lot to celebrate (I am now gainfully employed as a graphic designer)!  With the job search out of the way, I can focus on the fun stuff – like how I’ll plan on decorating once we move from our sublease to something more permanent.  These looks from Lonny’s current issue sum up what I’m shooting for (comfortable couch, low slung bookshelves, moroccan style rugs, mix of art and pattern, and (ideally) lots of natural light).  Enjoy your weekend, but personally.. I’m really looking forward to Monday!  

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If the street style snaps from Fashion Week were any indication, printed pants are here to stay.  I think the trick to pulling them off is to give in to their eccentricity and just have fun with it.  Pair them with a graphic sweater, and then balance the look with a basic bag (the more polished and grown up the better here, you don’t want to be confused for Punky Brewster).  Perfect for a Saturday spent shopping with a friend (just switch out the sweater for a white tee and black blazer when it comes time for your evening date).  

(Graphic Sweaters: 1. Asos; 2. Forever 21; 3. Mink Pink)
(Basic Bag: 1. Need/Supply; 2. Urban Outfitters; 3. Ted Baker)
(Printed Pants: 1. Delias; 2. Target; 3. Madewell)

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If the street style snaps from Fashion Week were any indication, printed pants are here to stay.  I think the trick to pulling them off is to give in to their eccentricity and just have fun with it.  Pair them with a graphic sweater, and then balance the look with a basic bag (the more polished and grown up the better here, you don’t want to be confused for Punky Brewster).  Perfect for a Saturday spent shopping with a friend (just switch out the sweater for a white tee and black blazer when it comes time for your evening date).  

(Graphic Sweaters: 1. Asos; 2. Forever 21; 3. Mink Pink)
(Basic Bag: 1. Need/Supply; 2. Urban Outfitters; 3. Ted Baker)
(Printed Pants: 1. Delias; 2. Target; 3. Madewell)

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I’ve finally decided on my Halloween costume (the adventurous young couple from Moonrise Kingdom.. somehow the boy has agreed, scout’s uniform and all).  If you haven’t yet seen the movie (dvd release Oct. 16th!), you should absolutely take the time.  Signature Wes Anderson meets endearing childhood love story.  I personally was never a girl scout, but tying this fox print Tory Burch scarf around my neck would seemingly conjure up the feel.  Albeit far more luxe.  And while we’re at the game of childish dreams, you’ll never guess where this beautiful and affordable gilded table lamp came from… Land of Nod (they sell children’s home decor to those unfamiliar)!  Use this month’s holiday as an excuse to act like someone different, or in my case, just a younger cooler version of yourself.  

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I’ve finally decided on my Halloween costume (the adventurous young couple from Moonrise Kingdom.. somehow the boy has agreed, scout’s uniform and all).  If you haven’t yet seen the movie (dvd release Oct. 16th!), you should absolutely take the time.  Signature Wes Anderson meets endearing childhood love story.  I personally was never a girl scout, but tying this fox print Tory Burch scarf around my neck would seemingly conjure up the feel.  Albeit far more luxe.  And while we’re at the game of childish dreams, you’ll never guess where this beautiful and affordable gilded table lamp came from… Land of Nod (they sell children’s home decor to those unfamiliar)!  Use this month’s holiday as an excuse to act like someone different, or in my case, just a younger cooler version of yourself.  

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