Spring Looks: New Colors and New Changes

Just on Twitter the other day I said this:

But ironically, New York finally caught a wave of warm, 60-70 degree weather, which I can’t complain about!

I also couldn’t resist a shopping spree, and I got some new makeup, skincare, a haircut, and some fun spring-y new clothes to change up my routine a little.

Keep reading if you want to see some cute fashion and get a life update from me.

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My last fashion and style-themed post featured a friend of mine as the model, and I’m finding that I like being behind the camera more than being in front of it. Even with editing, I’m 100% satisfied with the way look in these series.

But my dilemma is this: my outfit is just so heckin’ cute! And I feel so heckin’ cute!

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This spring I’m really excited to work with more of my friends to push my photography skills and to have fun with creative projects. Some of my half-finished creative projects should also be cleaned up so I have a more organized set of projects and to-dos to carry on with.

Right now, I love my work and I feel really satisfied with my job, but since I’m a temp, I don’t know when my time will be up. I move to Virginia in July and I start law school in August (wow!), so the next few months are going to be an interim, up-in-the-air period.

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I threw together some fun pieces that made me feel happy and confident for this look. My purse was gifted to me by Kim of Romanovs Views as part of a blogger’s Secret Santa, my shoes are custom True Gault heels, my blouse and slacks are from H&M (I just got the blouse on sale for $10), and my accessories are a custom, gifted bird ring, a bracelet from Spicy Raspberry Designs, a heart-shaped necklace from my boyfriend, and glasses from Warby Parker.

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Something that I love about spring is that it feels like the world is taking a breath of fresh air and new life. It’s a time of renewal, of growth, and of progress.

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Side note: my hands are a bit of a mess right now, I’m constantly breaking my nails and chipping the polish from working with a lot of hard paper and files at work. Thank goodness for my Collagen supplements otherwise my nails would be shot!

You can also see that I’ve got a small dark mark on my wrist–that’s a scar from when I had a cyst removed. When I had difficulty moving my wrist a few years ago, my mom thought it was carpal tunnel from texting the boy I was seeing so much! (I’m right handed, so this didn’t make sense to me) Nope! Turns out it was a hereditary condition–from her side of the family, mind you–that was fixed pretty easily. Sadly my dream of being a hand model is gone.

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Look how long my legs look! I’ve been a little stressed from work lately, so I haven’t been to the gym as often as I would like, but I’m trying to eat healthier in the meantime. I am an ongoing process of self-care and self-confidence–I want to do right by my body!

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Did you know I’m writing a book? I mentioned it in passing quite a while ago, and it’s becoming a very enjoyable pet project. I just finished Chapter 4 and I’m up to 65 pages! I won creative writing awards when I was in high school, and creative writing scholarships is how I helped finance my education. Now I’m just writing for fun with a goal to hit 50,000 words and actually finish it.

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Would you want to know what my story is about? Let me know in the comments and I can talk about my work-in-progress book in another post and what inspired it.

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And of course, there is this lovely corner of the internet right here with Indierella. I love blogging’s ups and downs, new projects to fuel my creativity and new challenges to learn from. Indierella might change with the seasons, but I don’t plan for it to go anywhere soon!

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I might be going places and changing with the times, but Indierella is here to stay.

xoxo kat

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22 thoughts on “Spring Looks: New Colors and New Changes

  1. Thanks for sharing your happiness, we can see that through your photos and we are also feeling happy. Happy spring time

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  2. That’s the color combination I found I’m currently sort of repeating in everything without even realizing it…really like the look you’ve put together…and The Purse : )
    – Nandita

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  3. Your outfit pretty much screams “happy”, which is a very good thing. I like the yellow, not many people wear it. Your ring is absolutely adorable, I want one the same! 🙂

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