Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Try to Be

Another set of photos from my trip on the east, another dreamy look! This time, I'm roaming into the woods in this romantic, lacey free people dress as if I was a forest faerie or something of that nature. I'm not entirely sure how I'd spend my days if I was a forest faerie. Maybe I'd take up learning the harp so I could perform for all the woodland creatures passing by. (you know, to earn some extra twigs or something.) All I know is that I'd want to prance around in a dress light enough to flow in the wind. The less restrained I feel with the clothes I'm wearing, the better. Of course, I'd still have to add a few pieces of jewlery here and there(in this case, very soft and sweet pieces) to keep it me. Assuming I'd have gorgeous, functioning faerie wings, I would ditch the footwear. As deep as my love for shoes runs, sometimes there's no accessory like barefeet. <3

Free People Cream Dress- Sur la plage
Map Heart Necklace- VictoriaCampAllison (Gift)
Bindi- Flea Market
Rest of Jewlery is from Flea Markets/Vintage/Gift

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Summer Heart

 A couple weeks ago, I ventured to the east coast for the first time. It was a much needed getaway. There's nothing better than spending a week without a clock and treating the world as if it's your oyster. I guess it's time to fully snap back into reality now that I've been at home for exactly a week. The thing is though, that's something I sorta  suck at. My heads is permanently lodged in the clouds, enjoying every bit of coastal breeze that passes by while peacefully gazing at my surroundings from a bird's eye view. I'm feeling especially day dreamy in these photos. So much so, I didn't even bother to wear lipstick! (a look without lipstick? bet y'all never saw that day coming!) Well, my slight tan has faded at this point which means it's really time to get back to work- starting with the new blog layout/logo! I'd love some feedback on the changes so leave a comment telling me what you think of them(: Also, I've got another look from the trip I'll be putting either the end of this week or next week the latest. Be sure to take your head out of the clouds too and keep your eyes peeled for it. ;)♥

Everything I'm wearing is Secondhand
All Jewlery is Vintage/Flea Markets

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Good Fortune

For ages I've wanted to show off an outfit involving this vintage, tie-front crop top. Figuring out what on earth to wear with it turned out to be a tricker task than what I bargained for. I tried it with high-waisted shorts, over a dress, with jeans and everything but the kitchen sink and nothing felt right. I almost gave up, verging on the brink of giving it away. But this accordion pleated skirt I picked up while thrifting one day quickly persuaded me otherwise. I tried it on together, and it was a winning combination. An old fashioned skirt is exactly what was needed to do this killer crop top justice. To avoid going too 40's/50's with it, I put my own glam-boho spin on the look using a turban and clog heels. The result? A retro, sassy gypsy ensemble♥

Also, I've came to the conclusion that I wanna stick with this background for my posts. The grayish/blue wall (the only non-beige wall in my house, mind you) I was using for my other outfits was repainted to looks like the others so bye-bye my old backdrop. But honestly, shooting outside kicks taking-photos-inside's butt: fresh air, better lighting, gorgeous vineyards= no competition.

Stripe Crop Top-  Vintage
Accordion Pleated Skirt- Thrifted
Jeffrey Campbell Clog Heels-Crossroads
 Red Headband- Second Hand
Brighton Belt- Thrifted
Aztec Necklace- Forever 21
Earring- Gift
All other jewlery is from fleamarkets or vintage

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Nothing But Flowers

Since the beginning of time, the battle between stripes and polka dots has raged amongst civilizations across the globe. Actually, that's a total lie. With all the problems we have to deal with in the world, I can't think of anything more trivial than a heated stripes v.s. polka dots arguement. (has anyone ever gotten into one of those? Let me know if you have.) I myself love (and frequently wear) the two but polka dots have the winning edge if combined with a floral print. There's just something so irresistibly whimsy about polka dots and flowers paired together. And speaking of whimsy (or creepy- it's debateable) I've been into buying fake birds and gluing them onto everything as of late. I like to pretend I summoned them with song so they could become my little pets. Go ahead, judge me.

Floral Button Up- Second Hand
Polka Dot Leggings- Forever 21
Cream Lace Up Boots- Gift/Vintage
Chop sticks (hair)- Market
Bird Ring- DIY
Butterfly Ring- Party City
All other Jewlery is from fleamarkets/second hand

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

In the Green Wild

 It had just hit me that a few days ago, Myrrhmaid's Hotel turned one! (I'm the worst parent of a blog ever for forgetting that.) Recently I re-read my first post to get a feel for what my original intentions with this blog were. I was surprised to find that where I am now is where I had set out to be. Whether I garnered one page view a month or thousands didn't matter to me. (although I'm super grateful for all of you guys that have stopped my blog and especially those who are avid readers.) Rather, I longed to showcase oufits I wore throughout my everyday life and the ideas, feelings, and thoughts that trod along with them. I wanted  a  force that would continously push me out of my comfort zone. I yearned to create a dreamy atmosphere that I could share with others, to connect with them and maybe brighten their day somehow. All of these aspirations have turned into reality thanks to this blog. Thanks to everyone who has been apart of this journey some way or another. It's been quite a year.Well, off into the wild for me...♥

Velvet Bralette- Miracle Eye
Multi Print Maxi Skirt- Flashbacks
Purple Roper Boots- Ebay
Flower Petal Necklace- Gift
All other jewlery is from fleamarkets or vintage

OH and P.S. I'm literally shocked that I have yet to do this but here's a picture of my kitty Merlin. He's a beautiful, lazy, watermelon-obsessed  prince you know.

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Triangular Daisies

This look may be slightly more posh than my norm (what can I say- I'm a thrifted dresses and beat-up docs kind of gal) but I'm feeling much more down-to-earth than down-to-brunch. (Is that something posh people do? I'm so out of touch with the upper class.) I guess I've just been feeling really peaceful and grateful for everything God has sent my way lately. And while we're on the subject of gratitude, I'm super thankful for this gorgeous Moschino daisy blazer that managed to stumble across my path again after regrettably passing it up a year ago. Although I got a rare second chance to buy it, I now know better than to press my luck when it comes one-of-a-kind pieces.


Moschino Daisy Blazer- Vintage (Ritzy Ragz)
Pins and Needles Corset Top-Marshalls
Harem Pants- Second Hand (Ritzy Ragz)
 Chain Ankle Boots-Go Jane
Yellow Belt- Macys
Sunnies- Akira
Necklace- Vintage
Amber Ring- Vintage
Butterfly Ring- Party City

Friday, April 11, 2014

Starry Eyes

Ruffles, Bows and Pearls: All these elements are commonly seen as soft and delicate on their own yet have trailed into looks on the opposite end of the girly spectrum. Combine them together, however, and it's the ultimate recipe for a stereotypically twee get-up. Ultra sweet, dainty outfits typically aren't my cup of tea  but once in a while, I fancy the idea of dressing like I'm heading to a tea party. (Not that I've ever been to one- Do people still hold those? That's a thing that's too lovely to stop being a thing.)



Bow Sweater- Vintage (Ritzy Ragz)
Pearl Peter Pan Collar- Vintage (Ritzy Ragz)
Layered Ruffle Skirt- Crossroads
Ankle Kitten Heel Booties-Pink Avenger
Lace Scrunchie- Dollar Tree
Earrings- Vintage