look book: simply mod

July 2, 2012

I love a good print! While my closet is full of stripes, florals and polka dots I love strong, graphic prints. This one is so mod with the bold colors and various square shapes. It’s a nice change from my usual prints!
dress c/o Jigsaw London, clutch Banana Republic, necklace and cuff c/o  Karen London {in rose gold},  
shoes Blowfish

This weekend was a busy one! Like a mentioned Friday Matthew and I spent a good deal of our weekend looking at apartments. We saw a bunch of dumpy ones, a few nice ones a little further away, and one ok one that’s around the corner from our current apartment. Figuring out where to live has been hard because Matthew and I are trying to make it somewhat convenient for both our jobs. While I’d love to move closer to our favorite places it doesn’t make sense while I’m still working in Orange County. My commute is already too long, so adding to it might not be the smartest idea for my sanity. Fingers are crossed that we’ll get the ok apartment. While it’s not perfect it will definitely work for the time being. And having a place locked in will be amazing!!

I hope you all had a great weekend! Yay for a holiday week!
xox
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43 comments:

  1. Mara, you look so pretty in that dress. I'm loving the print & the mod vibe - beautiful as always!! And best of luck with your apartment search, ugh, it can be so stressful, right?! But fingers crossed that all works out for you guys - I know it will!! :) xo V

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  2. Matt & I are looking for a new place in Ventura. Nothing like hitting "refresh" on Craigslist all day :) good luck!

    P.s. Your bun is stunning!

    mattandcarlycross.blogspot.com

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  3. I love this dress, I saw a similar one at Ann Taylor last Saturday -I didn't get it but I can't stop thinking about it!

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  4. i love the dress. the colors and the print are perfect. definitely something i would feel comfortable in.

    good luck with the apartment hunt!

    leyla.

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  5. Cute dress! Very unique.

    http://shannonhearts.blogspot.com/

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  6. love the print! super cute look :)

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  7. Fingers crossed indeed! Apartment looking can be so stressful. Hope it turns out well.
    You are so gorgeous! I'm always excited when you post- lovely as always!

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  8. Good luck with the apartment. I know how you feel! The house we're in suits us well, but now the owners have decided to sell. Round two of house hunting for us!
    x

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  9. That dress is downright gorgeous! Love all the different shapes and colors...it is stunning on you :)

    www.pennypincherfashion.com

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  10. good luck with the apartment hunt ... you look wonderful in this dress!
    jess
    JESS CAUSE BLOG

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  11. I love the print of this dress and how you left styling to a bare minimum to let the gorgeousness speak for itself!

    Have a lovely day!
    SDMxx
    www.daringcoco.com
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  12. You look so pretty, I love the red lips look on you!

    Jenn

    http://apopofstyle.blogspot.com/

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  13. you look so gorgeous, friend - love the dress, necklaces, and that red lip!

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  15. You look radiant! I have scrolled up and down through the pictures several times and can't get over how picture perfect and glowing your skin is (is that weird?)! Secrets?

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  16. Love that dress on you! Im sure you'll be able to find a good place soon.

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  17. I LOVE that dress. The print is so fun!
    xo Josie
    www.winksmilestyle.com

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  18. I have to agree, this is a great dress! I love a pattern too and I love the geometrical shapes!

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  19. I love how you kept the rest of the accessories very simple...it just fit the dress perfectly.

    octoberchic.com

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  20. I have to say that this print is amazing! It's bold and beautiful! Great pick!
    xo

    Marie L.

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  21. Love the dress and your make-up/hair are flawless. Good luck with your apartment situation!

    llovestoshare

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  22. Reading your blog to catch up on it makes me so excited to come home to my closet and feel fashionable again! I hope that you get your ok apartment. Apartment shopping is so hard, I'm not looking forward to it.

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  23. You look so stunning! I love your dress, so gorgeous!

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  24. stunning outfit, this print is divine and you make is so elegant and chic with your high bun and red lippy. :) x

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  25. such a cute dress with a pop of lip color! so cute
    xoxo Meagan
    caseofcouture.com

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  26. such a cute dress with a pop of lip color! so cute
    xoxo Meagan
    caseofcouture.com

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  27. Love the dress! Good luck with the apartment search.

    Amy

    www.LeopardandLillies.com

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  28. Love everything about this look!

    Wishing you lots of luck in finding your perfect home :)

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  29. Love this look especially the shoes, they go perfectly with this dress! Good luck with the apartment I know how stressful it can be.

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  30. what a lovely dress on you. the color is just perfect. and good luck apartment hunting - that can be so stressful!

    <3 katherine
    ofcorgisandcocktails.com

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  31. Funny how this is so different-not only in print but also in shape- from your usual style and yet it still looks perfectly like your style. Lovely.

    Good luck on the continued home-hunt!

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  32. You are so pretty! That dress would be so cute for 4th too!

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  33. This dress is gorgeous! Love the entire look! It's simply chic!

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  34. You are an absolute darling! I love the jewelry you added! Bold, but not too bold to go along with that amazing dress. Best of luck with apartment shopping! It can be frustrating, but also pretty exciting! So many possibilities!

    CP

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  35. So beautiful! Adore how you added the gold chain, and your hair up is beautiful. Let's the print shine.

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  36. oh man, you look BANGIN in this outfit. the colorway makes the green in your eyes pop out!

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  38. Such a cute shift dress! It'd be so great for work - especially in these hotter summer months!
    ♡ Lexi
    FASHION: Glitter & Pearls
    WEDDINGS: Glitter Weddings

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  39. In love with this dress..the colors and pattern are perfect! You look stunning!

    xx
    Julie
    http://lovecardelia.blogspot.com/

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