B-A-N-A-N-A-S

It’s been my summer goal this year to dress more colorfully, but that’s easier said than done when 90% of my wardrobe is black and grey. And it’s not that I don’t enjoy the fact that my closet fulfills the goth(then emo c.’05 ofc) dreams of my tween years, I just started to get a little bored I guess. I’ve never been the type to stick to one solid “style”, my personal style has always been an ever morphing combination of everything that caught my eye. I could never fully commit to being the super feminine retro queen, or the boho hipster girl, or the gothy babe, or the androgynous minimalist, because I want to be all of things at once! And i’m starting to realize it’s a little hard to accomplish that in total grey scale.

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Then a few months ago, I was looking through my instagram page and came across an old post from when I modeled for Tunnel Vision last year, where i’m wearing bright greens and yellows with my lavender hair. And in the caption i’m talking about how I stayed away from certain colors for so long because I was afraid of clashing with my hair color, but then I saw how I looked in these photo’s and realized how totally bullshit that was! Seeing this picture again made me realize that I hadn’t actually incorporated any more colors into my wardrobeย in the year since I posted it. And because of that, I decided to take the opportunity of my birthday shopping spree at the giant two-story Forever 21(of which there is still probably only about 1/8 the space that occupies Plus Size) and surrounding mall, to revamp my closet with some color! That’s when I found this perfect banana top, and another similar yellow dress, and on a whim decided to try them on in the dressing room together and fell IN LOVE!

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A few weeks later I got a DM from @Sunglassup_ on instagram talking about a collaboration, and as soon as I saw these yellow sunglasses I remembered back to that dressing room and knew it was a match made in heaven! The dress I found before unfortunately didn’t fit how i’d like, so I had to wait patiently as I scoured the internet looking for another simple yellow spaghetti strap dress. I eventually found this lil cutie on sale at ASOS and was so excited that there was just enough time to get it shipped over before I left for Vegas.

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We took these pictures about 10 minutes out of Rachel, NV on the Extraterrestrial Highway, which you can read more about in my last blog post EXTRAterrestrial. And of course I had to take advantage of the empty highway with my favorite powerful-badass pose in the middle of the road!

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Here’s the sitch’:

Banana Top: Forever 21+
(Sold out but here’s some similar tees with milk cartonsย , butterflies, andย pandas!)
Dress: ASOS Curve
(Sold Out but here’s the similar original dress I tried on)
Shoes: Converse
Sunglasses: Sunglass Up
Use my code MULSA20 for 20% off your order and free shipping through July!

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