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#ImWearingRI x Cute Summer Pieces to Shop at River Island

#ImWearingRI x Cute Summer Pieces to Shop at River Island

Summer in the air. So excited to partner with River Island and share two looks with so many cute summer pieces I recently found. From a statement and bright top to killer mules.

Back To The 70's

Introducing my new favorite place to shop online where I got these killer ripped knee jeans.



Photographed by Marcus Annable  //  Downtown Seattle 


TOP: REHAB via Wet Seal

JEANS: c/o Stylemoi

HEELS: c/o Qupid via Ami Clubwear
BAG: TOPSHOP (old, adore Nordstrom, Zac Posen, Chloé
SUNNIES: Buffalo Exchange
 

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Hi LOVEs!!!!
Recently I have run into a super cool fashion online store called Stylemoi! Have you guys heard of it? If not, you should definitely check them out! They have a ton of lovely stuff that wows you!! One of the amazing facts about them is that they offer variety of size choices from XS to XXL! With that said, I am so honored to collaborate with Stylemoi and get hands on their summer-ready pieces! I was so lucky to pick 4 things, which I am sharing with you one of them today.
These freaking fun ripped knee jeans caught my eyes immediately when I found them on there. Then, I am completely in love with them in person! Denim jeans, high-waisted, well-fitting, and ripped. What would you need more? I decided to go for a 70's vibe styling them with my current finds, a cable knit cropped top and bold cat eye sunnies! If you dig 70's vibe, a combo of high-neck crop tops and high-waisted bottoms is one of the effortless way to achieve it. This ensemble is gonna be heavy rotation for sure! What do you guys think?

I am super thrilled that I am going on a quick short trip today to Portland with my friend which I decided to plan at the last second! It probably won't let me do a lot of activities there since I am going along with his client meetings, but it's always refreshing to change a pace just by going somewhere fur, right? Follow me on Instagram (@aikasloveclose) or Snapchat (@fashionistaika) for more real-time updates!

Happy Thursday, cutie pies! ♥

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XOXO


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Denim Combo, Different Blues

Styling this crop top and these denim jeans combo in 2 ways. 


Photographed by Michelle Lock  //  Fremont 

TOP: Aritzia (Adore MINKPINK, Free People, Urban Outfitters
JEANS: c/o Ami Clubwear ( Similar Forever 21, Need Supply Co.)
JACKET: H&M (old, similar Macy's, H&M, Nordstrom)
SHOES: Nasty Gal 
BAG: ZARA (adore Lulu's, 3.1 Phillip Lim, TOPSHOP)
BRALET: Aritzia 
ACCESSORIES: Celine Sunnies, Rebecca Minkoff Y-Necklace, c/o JJ Caprices Earrings (use "aikaslovecloset" for 15%off)


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Hi LOVEs!
I hope you all enjoyed the weekend with its breathtakingly amazing weather! I really wanted to take advantage of it, so went to Alki Beach with my friends and was so excited to finally get some fun summer time wearing a bikini by the beach! Of course we took a bunch of pictures and videos on Snapchat (@fashionsitaika)!!! After that, we decided to get some delicious dinner at Duke's Chowder House! Our table was on the roof top, and we got to see the sunset while eating award-winning chowder! It was a pure bliss! Luckily I am now living closer to the beach, like only 45 mins by bus! That means I am really looking forward to doing this over and over again during the summer! What did you guys do?

 Ever since I realized how styling can definitely expand the versatility of my wardrobe without buying new clothes or by reusing whatever I have in my closet, I always enjoy making different looks by using some of the same pieces. I am not wearing anything new in today's look, (except a couple of lovely jewelry from Rebecca Minkoff & JJ Caprices [Use code "aikaslovecloset" for 15%off!]) but challenged myself to recreate a different outfit from a chic look to a super casual look!

I've been obsessed with a combo of crop tops and high waisted bottoms lately. I used to not like pairing a denim jacket with denim jeans, but I figured that it's one of the great way to look so chic! I kept the look the same hue by adding these blue metallic sandals and my all-time fave white clutch. Although the crop top is a bit casual, having these gorgeous gem earrings around my face help to elevate the look!

Thank you so much for stopping by! Wishing you a wonderful new week to kick off! 



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XOXO


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Metro Babe

This is by far one of my favorite looks! All thanks to my hottest, brand new sandals!


Photographed by James Chrosniak //  Capitol Hill

TOP: ASOS ( or option this ASOS, Shopbob, and Charlotte Russe)
SKIRT: H&M ( adore this Lulu's, Nasty Gal, and Nordstrom)
JACKET: Forever 21
SHOES: JustFab

BAG: JustFab ( adore this Stella McCartney, Emma, and Shopbob)
NECKLACE: c/o Charlotte Russe

WATCH: ALDO 



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Hi LOVEs!
I don't keep track of how many times I've mentioned this, but I am a serious sucker for shoes!!! Recently I snagged a perfect pair of summer sandals that completely stole my heart. I am wearing them in today's post and got them from JustFab! Do I have to tell you how gorgeous these are? I am in love with anything that mixes the sexy and sporty vibes, and these sandals have everything -- mesh insets, fun cuts, and open back counter. What I love the most about this pair is that they give me a super flattering profile on my legs! You can wear them from day to night and effortlessly go with any look! 

For today, I styled a look that has a feminine touch by pairing an off shoulder crop top and midi skirt. Off-the-shoulder tops are so pretty and trendy right now and if you need a right amount of sex appeal, they add subtlety by showing off your decolletage. If you are petite like myself, it's a great top you should have in your closet, especially in seasons where you don't need any outerwear to cover it!

JustFab is having a MAJOR memorial day sale with 50% off site wide. If you like the pieces I am wearing as much as I do, you can get them for only $19.98! How amazing!
I wish you a wonderful memorial day!



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Thank you for reading!!!!
XOXO


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In Monochrome Sporty


Photographed by Ivan Mrsic :: Alki Beach 


BASEBALL CAP (similar here): Aritzia
MIRRORED SUNNIES: ASOS
CONICAL EARRINGS: Charlotte Russe
 CHAIN NECKLACE (or here): Forever 21
STRIPE CROP TOP (similar here or here) & HOLOGRAM BAG: H&M
FAUX LEATHER SHORTS (similar here): Nasty Gal - thrifted via Buffalo Exchange
OPEN-TOE LACE-UP BOOTIES (similar here): Shoe Cult by Nasty Gal



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Hi LOVEs!!!!
Finally Seafair Torch Parade is over! (If you read the previous article or keep updated on my Instagram/Facebook, you know that I was performing the parade as a flag performer!) Even though I really miss my team and those crazy practices on the weekends, it's time for me to get back to the blogger life!!

As much as I love colors, I still love wearing monotone colors very much! And why not wearing them during summer? The basic colors never fail to be fashionable! And this time, I wanted to mix it up with a sporty vibe! I actually wore this look for a lead flag practice, yet I wanted to create something that is totally wearable on a daily basis. Sportswear as a fashion trend has been definitely enlarging for the past few years and even evolving as the years past. I personally feel that you can effortlessly achieve the trend by just throwing on a simple key item. I love seeing people making it to a sleek, sophisticated and luxurious ensemble which is far from the actual meaning of "sporty or athletic!" I am also fascinated that it could be a sex appeal, can form a very amazing laid-back look, and can even make an elegant and chic look.

I've been in love with this baseball cap and these faux leather short pants ever since I've owned, and can't stop wearing them! These are some of the perfect pieces to upgrade a sporty-inspired look! A baseball cap is currently my summer essential, especially for a bear-face day to cover my skins from the sunshine. I can't not resist anything that is practical yet so stylish! To accentuate a sportif mix,  I paired it with these awesome lace-up booties (They are super comfy!) A stripe crop top is very playful and helped me keep it cool from the heat! I love how the silver accessories perfectly go with this look. Not too bold, yet not too boring.

How do you want to wear the sportswear trend in the remaining summer?

P.S. I was totally speechless to see a breathtaking sunset during the photoshoot! I need to go there more since I now live closer!!!!          




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Thank you for reading!!!!

XOXO