LA for a few days

hope everyone is having a good wednesday! i am in the final push until spring break, while jane is already on her way to tokyo (more on that soon)!

i visited my sister in LA last weekend and ran into some cool stuff:

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a sprinkles cupcake atm right on usc’s campus!
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we ran into a cool art exhibit in the arts district

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enjoyed some smaller designer sales in beautiful art district buildings! check out that ceiling in the reflection of the mirror. 
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some happy balloons over a farmers market
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i fell in love with poketo!
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i mean seriously, this is too cool

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gotta love this funky place

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shirt is an old urban crop top and forever 21 jean skirt (here is it in the lighter wash)
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can’t beat that brick

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thank you, bella for having us and abby for being my travel buddy!

linden hills

today we enjoyed a quiet morning at one of minneapolis’ cutest spots: linden hills! first we grabbed coffee and pastries at rose street patisserie and got some work done (we’ve also concluded that senior slides are not a real thing). then we set off to walk through some of the small boutiques around the area, including honeyshine and the best children’s book store, wild rumpus.

here’s some pictures from our rainy fall morning:

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rose street is such a serene spot
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they also have the yummiest food, a must go to for all those in the local area
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wild rumpus has chickens, cats, and birds just hanging out in random parts of the store. we used to come here all the time when we were little, it is truly a great place.

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we’re obsessed with these little minnesota inspired pictures
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got to love a beautifully decorated store
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laura’s outfit: forever 21 coat, urban outfitters shirt, athlete leggings (similar here), and converse (similar here)

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check out jane’s super cool karhu shoes and athleta pants

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off the soulder

we are loving the off the shoulder trend– what a great look for summer !

here are our favorite off the shoulder finds:

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what do you think of the trend? contact us!! happy (almost) friday, friends!

trend alert: fringe

whether you like it or not, fringe is back in! many designers incorporated fringe in their spring collections and we’re loving it.

on the runway:

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sonia rykiel spring 2016
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lela rose spring 2016
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issey miyake spring 2016
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max azria pre-fall 2015

 

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street style during london fashion week (photo by kuba dabrowski)

like what you’re seeing? adopt the look!

in your closet:

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not your grandma’s embroidery

we are loving the rise of embroidered clothing and accessories! no matter the price, embroidered pieces suggest a level of originality that a great amount of time, detail, and thought help to portray. we’ve searched for our favorite items and are sharing them below–check it out!

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laura in nyc/boston

i (laura) spent last week enjoying new york city and boston with my family. here are some of my favorite pictures taken from the trip!

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the great new york skyline from manhattan bridge
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birds on the reservoir in central park
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side streets behind nyu
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cool ceilings call for these awkward angles
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always find a way to bother the little ones 😉
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battery park (you can see the statue of liberty between us!)
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red converse, madewell jeans, forever 21 coat
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enjoying boston!
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the great hall
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found the coolest candy store in nyc
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on the flight home from an awesome trip!

have a happy easter everyone!! more to come on jane’s italy adventure soon!

it’s our birthday + a video!

it’s our blog’s first birthday !! this blog has been such a great thing for us- we could not be more thankful for your support.

here’s a video from our day downtown- enjoy!

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our fall closets!

ft. downtown minneapolis!! we took a day trip downtown and walked around, enjoyed the skyline and falling leaves, took [lots and lots of] pictures, and had a lot of fun. enjoy- video to follow!

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 the foshay hotel and museum & marquette and 9th street

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laura’s outfit #1

pants (jcrew), shirt (madewell), shoes (converse)

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jane’s outfit #1

leggings (lululemon), shirt (forever 21), sweater (forever 21), necklace (evereve), socks (urban), shoes (converse)

stone arch bridge with the skyline 

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laura’s outfit #2

jeans (madewell), shirt (free people), shoes (converse), earrings (madewell), bracelet (madewell)

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jane’s outfit #2

pants (forever 21), shirt (forever 21), jacket (gap), shoes (madewell)

minneapolis parks and fall trees 

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laura’s outfit #3

jacket (jcrew) , shirt (madwell) , shoes (brazil – like for real, the country!)

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jane’s outfit #3

jeans (madewell) , jacket (evereve) , boots (steve madden)

…and that’s all for today! thanks for following along, stay tuned!

griswolds concert!

last friday night, the two of us went downtown minneapolis to first avenue to see the griswolds with opener, urban cone. we had the absolute time of our lives and the best night. both groups were so energetic, genuinely enjoying performing, and so talented. afterwards they came out to clean up and we got to chat and take pictures with all of them. after meeting them we felt so inspired and vowed to stay away from large venue concerts with tired artists. it’s really a sad thing when passion is disconnected from music. enjoy and make sure to go listen to both the griswolds and urban cone!

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jane’s post concert excitement
lead griswolds singer, christopher... all the way from sydney, australia
lead griswolds singer, christopher… all the way from sydney, australia
jane with urban cone from sweden
jane with urban cone from sweden
jane's dress: forever 21, jane's shoes: converse
jane’s dress: forever 21, jane’s shoes: converse

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laura with danny from the grivswolds- unreal guitar and keyboard player
laura with danny from the grivswolds- unreal guitar and keyboard player
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dress here, shoes here
pre concert excitement
pre concert excitement
loved urban cone, check out their song we are skeletons (our favorite)
laura loved urban cone, check out their song we are skeletons (our favorite)
crazy chris mid crowd surf
crazy chris mid crowd surf
thank you for a great night!
thank you for a great night!

summer swimsuits

it’s not too late to find the perfect summer suit- here are some finds from around the web in a variety of styles and prices! for more summer fashion, check out our pinterest boards (link at foot of page). enjoy the water and don’t forget to wear sunscreen!

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from target
from j. crew
from j. crew
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from forever 21, top and bottom
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from madewell, top and bottom
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from victoria’s secret
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from urban outfitters
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from triangl
from patagonia
from patagonia
from forever 21 top & bottom
from forever 21 top & bottom