Monday, November 28, 2011

Look Book: Brown Dress & Diagonal Braid Up-Do

 

Brown Dress: Meadow
Leggings: Target
Boots: Steve Madden

This past weekend has been a whirlwind. Spending time with my family playing Apples to Apples {always a good laugh!}, stuffing our faces with food on Thanksgiving, going to our favorite beach {Carmel}, and decking the house for Christmas.  In between it all we had some time to go down to the tracks in front of our house to snap these photos. I love this outfit because it's easy and comfy!

The side french braid up-do is really easy, too, if you know how to french braid! This is my go-to hair style when I wake up late (: Here's how you do it:
Start the braid on one side of your head and continue adding hair to the braid in a diagonal fashion.  Finish the braid until you're out of hair and twist the remaining braided ponytail into a bun. Secure with an elastic and a few bobby pins. 
Viola!

What did you do this weekend?
Love,
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PS. Don't forget to link up your Christmas Craft with Cassie at Hi Sugarplum tomorrow! It's our first day of our Christmas Cheer to the Blogosphere Link Parties. Can't wait to show you what I created and come see your creations, too (:

31 comments:

  1. i HAVE to try this braid, too cute!

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  2. I love the setting on the railroad tracks! And those Steve Madden boots are to die for! Looking adorable as always :)

    xoxo
    Jenna

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  3. Swooning over those boots. I love my maddens... can't get enough! Glad you had a good Thanksgiving! Can't wait to see the creations tomorrow. :) Happy Monday!

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  4. Can I have your hair, please? It's gorg.

    Love the train track setting..so lovely! :)

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  5. that hairstyle would probably take me an hr to do and wont look that good! this outfit look so comfy!

    hope u had a great thanksgiving!

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  6. I ate, ate, and ate. It was all a whirlwind:-) I think I need that Brown Dress, by the way. Would be so comfy right about now! xoxo

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  7. Your hair is so beautiful! I def don't think I could do that to mine lol. Sounds like you had a lovely Thanksgiving :)

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  8. LOVE the braids and those boots! Such a sweet outfit! :)

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  9. Ok so I'm obsessed with your boots! Oh, and also the dress and the braid. I know for a fact that if I tried that braid it would look like something exploded on my head. :)

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  10. I LOVE your hair here! I wish I had enough hair to do this! xo www.casualglamorous.com

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  11. Your hair is gorgeous! I must learn to French braid so I can do this!!!

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  12. Lovely outfit your hair looks so pretty too!

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  13. you look so pretty! i wonder if my hair will be long enough for this updo...

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  14. Adorable. Can you just come fly to Georgia every day and do my hair for me? K thanks.

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  15. I tried to do this once and it didn't come out nearly as pretty as yours! So cute!

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  16. Oh my word! I love your braid! Your outfit is way too cute as well! xo

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  17. I'm wearing my hair like this today! Thanks for the slept-in-too-long-but-still-want-to-look-cute look...it will definitely come in handy! :) Hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving! xoxox

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  18. that diagonal braid is so absolutely stunning and effortless girl! now if only I could braid I would do this in a heart beat!

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  19. You are too cute!! Love the hairstyle :-)

    eileen
    www.acreativedayblog.com

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  20. If only I could French braid my own hair...I can barely do it to my daughter's hair. Still trying for perfection.

    I cannot wait until tomorrow to see what everyone has to share at the link party. Thank you for letting me know about it!

    Mommy Sauri~
    http://casadesauri.blogspot.com

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  21. You hair looks beautiful! and i totally love the outfit as well!

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  22. You're so precious!! Our boots are seriously SO similar!! Love it. We are definitely bff!

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  23. Definitely trying the braid! it looks great!

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  24. You are so photogenic Michaela! Beautiful pictures and love those boots:)

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  25. I absolutely love the outfit. And your hair is so gorgeous! How did you do that?

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  26. darn you and your ability to do your hair in the most amazing way. i would never be able to do this. and i want to so bad for my b day this saturday. maybe cuz im left handed?

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  27. you look so pretty! that braid is also amazing, need my hair to be long enough to do that!
    xo emily

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  28. you look so pretty! that braid is also amazing, need my hair to be long enough to do that!
    xo emily

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  29. Cute outfit and hairstyle. I have curly hair so braiding and buns is my go to almost every day. I haven't tried this look yet, but I have done the diagonal braid all the way its so quick (kind of) and it up and out of my face. Take care!!

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