Outfit Ideas

Timeless and Feminine Outfit: White Shirt & Gingham

Timeless and Feminine Outfit: White Shirt & Gingham

A white cotton long sleeved top is a MUST in your wardrobe. I haven't found one exactly right for AV yet, but once I do... I'll want to live in it, and hopefully you do too.  Anyhow, a white shirt paired...

Timeless and Feminine Outfit: White Shirt & Gingham

French Inspired Weekend Style

French Inspired Weekend Style

Is there anything more quintessentially French than a red striped Breton top? Me thinks not! Well..perhaps a beret, but apparently true French girls don't even wear them. I don't really care if it's slightly frowned upon in France, I love...

French Inspired Weekend Style

Classic and Feminine Vintage Inspired Outfit

Classic and Feminine Vintage Inspired Outfit

First off, if you're not following Gonzalez y Gonzalez on Instagram you really should! It is a BEAUTIFUL home supplies shop in Spain (Madrid) and I am so SMITTEN by it. Why doesn't a shop like this exist in Portland? Anyhow,...

Classic and Feminine Vintage Inspired Outfit

What Shoes to Wear With An Eyelet Maxi Dress

What Shoes to Wear With An Eyelet Maxi Dress

I have a soft spot for any modern dresses that evoke vintage Edwardian dresses like this cotton eyelet lace dress. The trick to wearing it without looking too bridal (because it can easily go there...obviously, white long dress!) is to pair...

What Shoes to Wear With An Eyelet Maxi Dress

Midi Skirt With Belt

Midi Skirt With Belt

I've seen this photo floating around the interwebs for years and it really has held up as a classic and feminine outfit inspiration! When it comes to keeping your outfit looking timeless one of the MAIN things you can do...

Midi Skirt With Belt

Farmer's Market Outfits

Farmer's Market Outfits

I love farmer's markets, don't you? I would assume you would if you're an AV Girl! It's so much fun seeing all the different stalls and local farms bring in their goods. I love all the flowers, the pastries, and...

Farmer's Market Outfits

Feminine Style: Navy Midi Dress

Feminine Style: Navy Midi Dress

I love a good classic midi dress, especially if it's navy blue. It so happens that most of the navy blue midi dresses in my own closet are vintage...have you ever thought about the term midi dress? That's a relatively...

Feminine Style: Navy Midi Dress

French Girl Style: White Blouse

French Girl Style: White Blouse

Why are white blouses eponymous with French girl style? I think a classic and feminine white blouse is a must for every French girl's wardrobe. Like there's probably a checklist somewhere that I really need to get a hold of!...

French Girl Style: White Blouse

Penelope Cruz in Captain Corelli's Mandolin

Penelope Cruz in Captain Corelli's Mandolin

I remember coming across this photo of Penelope Cruz on instagram maybe or Pinterest... I don't know which, but thinking "WHAT MOVIE IS THIS?!" Well it turns outs is Captain Corelli's Mandolin (2001) and it's set in the 1940s, in...

Penelope Cruz in Captain Corelli's Mandolin

Picnic Outfit Idea

Picnic Outfit Idea

I love picnics! Who doesn't love dining en plein air on a beautiful warm day with a slight breeze under a canopy of trees or perhaps right next to a river... picnics are one of life's simple pleasures (simple picnic if...

Picnic Outfit Idea

Classically Feminine With A Blouse and Skirt

Classically Feminine With A Blouse and Skirt

A feminine white blouse and a fitted a-line skirt will never go out of style when paired together. This is one of my go-to uniforms for outfits and I have a fair stock of a-line below the knee length skirts...

Classically Feminine With A Blouse and Skirt

Liv Tyler's Floral Dress in Stealing Beauty

Liv Tyler's Floral Dress in Stealing Beauty

First off, I have a major girl crush on Liv Tyler. A huge part of that is because she played Arwen... but also I follow her on Instagram and she just seems super sweet and kind...like her insides match how...

Liv Tyler's Floral Dress in Stealing Beauty

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