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Rickrack blouse DIY... 20 Sep 2017

Rickrack blouse DIY

We're all about simple ways to change up your wardrobe lately. Whether it's an old top or a new, yet inexpensive, one...today we're sharing this super simple rickrack (AKA wavy fabric ribbon) blouse DIY. Here's how...

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diy daisy patch jacket! 15 Sep 2017

diy daisy patch jacket

I've been a obsessed with daisies lately which feels completely out of season considering we are heading right into fall next week! But in perfect timing for fall, we decided to take my feelings for the daisy and show you the easiest way to turn your jacket into something extra cool. It's a super simple way to update an old piece of clothing or add a personal touch to a newer item. Here, we used a few daisy patches to add a little flower power to a jean jacket that's perfect for chillier fall evenings arriving soon. This would make for a great weekend project! Here's how...

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a vintage-inspired button sweater... 5 Sep 2017

a vintage-inspired button sweater

It's been blazing hot in Los Angeles lately, and so I'm pretty excited for the temperatures to begin cooling down for fall. In anticipation of the cool weather, I'm already thinking cozy thoughts with sweaters and layers. Today, we have a super easy project to get you excited for fall, too...a vintage-inspired button sweater! It's super easy and all you need is either an inexpensive solid-colored sweater or a sweater you already have that needs an update. Here's how...

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color adventures: oh joy wears yellow and blue! 23 Aug 2017

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It's time for the style segment of this month's Color Adventures! Here are four fun outfits mixing and matching this month's yellow and blue color combo in varying degrees. I'm also re-wearing pieces from past posts in different ways. Take a look!

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how to shop for vintage clothing online... 16 Aug 2017

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how to shop for vintage clothing online / oh joy!

If you know me, you probably know how much I love mixing vintage into my wardrobe (I even had the Oh Joy team get glam in vintage)! Shopping vintage used to be about scouring local thrift stores and flea markets to find hidden gems, but now it's become easier to find great vintage with all the online options out there. Shopping for vintage online allows you to shop from anywhere in the world from anyone's former closet. And, if you live somewhere where there aren't great flea markets, you can still access some of the stuff that other cities seem to have more of. Here are my 10 tips to shopping for vintage clothing online...

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color adventures: oh joy wears black & white! 19 Jul 2017

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When we were deciding what July's color combination should be for this month's Color Adventure, there were some debates in the Oh Joy office as to whether "black and white" counted as options. They aren't the over-the-top, unexpected colors that we have previously featured in the past six months. But then, what we realized, is that you never see me wearing black and white. And, we rarely style anything in black and white! So, while the two colors together are nothing new, here's a look at black and white the Oh Joy way! Today, we'll start off with four very fun outfits...

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DIY Wrapped Clutch! 12 Jul 2017

DIY Wrapped Clutch!

If you're ever looking to change up a simple clutch you may already have lying around the house, here's an easy way to customize it using just some extra fabric and fabric glue. Here's how...

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my favorite summer sandals... 10 Jul 2017

my favorite summer sandals

In the last few year, I've really began to appreciate the quality of shoes and buying ones that will last longer over time instead of cheap ones that wear out in just a few weeks. I am certainly in the stage of my life where shoes (and handbags) are worth spending a little more on then when I was in my twenties.

So, as I am sharing some of My Favorite Summer Sandals today, I am putting it out there up front that these are not cheap shoes. There are a range of prices shown, but nothing here is considered fast fashion (but they also aren't as expensive as Jimmy Choo's ;). I have personally worn all of these brands and am sharing my favorites that I would spend money on and put on my feet! Take a look...

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Marais — If you follow me on Instagram Stories and when I share my outfit of the day, 3 times out of 4, I am wearing Marais sandals. They are my go-to sandals in the summer for work and for life because they are chic, yet totally comfortable.

Charlotte Stone — For a multi-color splash of fun on your feet, Charlotte Stone has you covered. These shoes are great quality and easy to wear while still feeling like you got a very unique pair of shoes.

Loeffler Randall — For work or dressier occasions, Loeffler Randall is my go-to. They are so strong at perfect little detail and colors that stand out yet go with everything.

Olive & June — Known as the coolest of nail salons in Los Angeles, Olive & June recently launched the Saturday Sandal which not only makes for the perfect sandal to wear after a pedicure, but also makes for a great summer flat for the beach or weekend errands. Plus, you can tie the sandal straps a ton of different ways.

Pons — These are a comfy go-to shoe all summer long when you need to run after your kids or go in and out from the water but you don't want to wear rubber flip flops.

Zuzii — Zuzii has been one of my favorite kids shoes brands for years, and they now carry womens' sandals and clogs that I just love. 

Bryr — Bryr specializes in clogs and makes custom colors based on each seasons style. I've had them in two-toned versions which take the look of the clog up to the next level.

 

Color Adventures: Oh Joy Wears Pink and Blue! 26 Jun 2017

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To wrap up this month’s pink & blue Color Adventures, I put together four outfits in various shades from soft and subtle to bright and pattern-filled. Let me know what you think of these...

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dressing the team / jumbo florals... 7 Jun 2017

dressing the team / jumbo florals

For our newest Dressing the Team, we're all about jumbo florals for summer! Since this story is all about pattern, everyone chose a bold floral piece that worked best for their figures. Here's how we wore them...

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