Happy Sunday, so this will probably be the last blog post of 2015, I do not think I’ll have time to sqeeze another one in this coming week. Can you believe 2015 is almost over?! I can’t! Anyhow, hopefully in 2016 I can devote more time to blogging and I would like to relaunch my website and make it much better than it is now.
Anyhow, Let’s get started shall we? So the weather here has been CRAZY! It’s been so warm like 60s-70s. So for this blog post I wore my Denim Chambray top from Eshakti. Perfect top for this unseasonably warm weather. It is lightweight and fits perfectly because I got it custom made to my measurements. If you haven’t heard about Eshakti, read my other blog post about them, they are an amazing company!. Since today was a casual day at the park just enjoying the weather, I wore denim on denim and my favorite tan boots. These boots are so old, but for a similar pair, try DSW or Justfab.
Hope you had a wonderful weekend, the weather was gorgeous! This is going to be a short post… so one challenge I have is figuring out what to wear on the weekends. 80% of my wardrobe is work wear and so on the weekends I’m always trying to figure out what to wear. Recently I started just wearing shirtdresses with cardigans, or work shirts with cardigans and jeans. Here is what I wore this past weekend. Most of these items are old so I don’t have links for them, but the stores I got them from area always selling similar stuff. The top is a sleeveless shirt dress from Old Navy last summer, Cardigan is from Target, Boots from Famous foot wear and the jeans from Long Tall Sally from like 8 years ago lol.
This is a double blog post. First let’s talk about this new hijab. Instagram is so wonderful. I happend upon another instagrammer, who has just started making a new innovative hijab called, the button closed hijab. This idea was born out of frustration of not being able to find her hijab pins. I was lucky enough to be able to try out this new scarf and review it. Here is what I think:
The color of course was fabulous!! The material was nice as well, similar to the jersey scarfs so it was nice and clingy. This hijab was definately VERY easy to use, and the best part was, I didn’t have to search for my pins! I know some may not like the button on the side, for me though I thought it was different, unique and added some character. I would love to see this hijab expanded and made with different kinds of materials especially for the summer, some thin light weight cotton-ish material would be nice I think. Also I would like some longer ones for those sisters that like to wear maxi hijabs. Lastly, I think it would be cool to have different button styles. Maybe some sparkly or shimmery for dressier scarfs, maybe metallic to give them an edgeier feel. I would definately recommend this to a friend, and can’t wait to wear it again. To order this hijab visit www.haleemasboutique.com.
The outfit I’m wearing in these pictures is perfect for a casual day on the weekend. Denim on denim seems to never go out of style. I know everyone is wearing skinny jeans, but this day I opted for a wide-leg jean. I love a wide leg pant! I added a belt to break it up and not look big and puffy all over, and to cinch in the waist. Added a couple of accessories, and voila! Here are some pictures: