Moving Pictures

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As you know, I spent a good chunk of my summer studying for the Bar, so I didn’t get out much. Now that I’ve come out the other side alive, I’ve started to have flashbacks to my former life. The other day I remembered this thing that people do sometimes, and I think I used to do it too. You go to a special place and sit in a dark room where there’s this screen that plays stuff on a big screen. You watch it and listen to it and feel various feelings of mirth and/or despair depending on the day. Sometimes you eat popcorn and candy while you do it. It’s generally an enjoyable experience.

I did some investigating and found out this experience is called “going to the movies,” so I did it this week! It was lovely. This is what I wore.

Also, today is my birthday. Haven’t had one of those in a while, either!

similar Blazer* (on sale, extra 15% off  w/ code LUCKYU) // Shorts // Shoes // Bag* // Ring // Lips “Lip Bomb #2”

*Blazer and bag provided courtesy of H&M.

Ruff Ruff! {Koons for H&M}

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This bag probably seems really random if you’re not a modern art fan. But do a Google search for Jeff Koons and it’ll start to make more sense. As an art history major, you might think I learned all about him in undergrad, but funny enough I actually learned more about him in law school (he gets sued a lot –  those pesky copyright laws)!

So why do I have a handbag with Jeff Koons’ famous balloon dog on it? Because Koons has partnered with H&M to celebrate the opening of a new museum-inspired H&M store in NYC, and starting July 17, a limited number of these bags will be sold at select stores, on H&M’s website, and at the Whitney Museum.

I wouldn’t classify it as an “everyday” bag, but you have to admit it adds a little something unique and unexpected to this outfit! I’ll probably be sharing my bag with Kristin, because when she saw it she had the reaction of a small child who’s just seen…oh, I don’t know…a balloon animal.

If you want to get your own Koons for H&M balloon dog bag, they’re $49.99. I don’t know exactly how many there are or how popular they’ll be, but it wouldn’t be a bad idea to stalk the website tomorrow if you can’t live without one. Or if you live in a major US city, they might be in a store near you (the info I have says Chicago, LA, and Dallas). Good luck!

Bag* // Top (on sale) // Jeans // Shoes (on sale) // similar Necklace* // Lips “Unapologetic”

*Bag provided courtesy of H&M; necklace provided courtesy of Flourish Boutique.

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