Getting Aquanted with the Walls of Salt Lake City

I have kinda taken a long leave of absence from my blog. But I'm back. And I'm excited to share a photo shoot I had the opportunity to have with the amazing Brehappy Photography. Bre and I met in Brazil when we were both embarking on an 18 month adventure. I only knew her a few short weeks then we both parted ways to completely different locations in the beautiful country...but it was long enough for us to form a lasting friendship. Bre is so talented behind a camera. I love the name of her photography because she captures just that..."happiness." I love a photographer who can capture every aspect of someones personality...And she did just that with me. I look forward to working with her more frequently. Mostly because I love her and every minute with her is the BEST! We've already planned some fun adventures for the spring/summer months coming! Those words are like music to my ears. I am SO excited for the summer to get here. 

Anthropologie pants, thrifted sweater (F21), F21 hat, thrifted market bag (my favorite during the summer!), and JCrew glasses.

 Vintage jewelry all thrifted besides Madewell leaf bracelet.

Salt Lake City is such a beautiful historic city. I love the old buildings and clean streets. It's a place I have been to millions of times but now that I live here, I am able to open my eyes even more to it's beauty. As Bre and I walked around we spotted 20 different places we loved just in one block. I look forward to getting to know every inch of the city. Even the walls. Because yeah, maybe its weird that I am attracted to walls. haha

Today I am so excited to go meet up with my sister and 3 nephews. They're coming to visit and you have no idea how much I have missed them since I moved. My Saturday is going to be perfect just knowing I get to spend it with them! 



Girl Date

I have had so much going on with moving and getting settled in...I was so excited when Karla, whom I've had contact with over instagram for a LONG time but never officially met in person, and I set up a lunch date! We had briefly met in person before so I was excited to be able to get to know her personally. 

She brought her darling little girl Charlotte who was such a joy to have with us. We met at Eva's Bakery downtown where we ended up having to re-feed our parking spot meters each once because we just talked and talked for hours. (PS speaking of...I needed to feed it AGAIN but let mine go over an hour and I got a ticket. Lesson learned.)

We both share a love for thrifting, food, (which includes COOKIES!!) fashion, family, and God. So grateful for Instagram for the fact that I wouldn't have met this lady otherwise. If you have instagram, @karlareed is a must follow!! She is as genuine as they come...which makes me love her even more.

 After lunch we took a little walk around downtown. The weather is warming up and the sun felt so wonderful!

 Bracelet C/O Sira Mara

 ^^I died over Karla and Charlotte's little matching bows...^^

 Headband C/O Oh Sweet Joy

Such a fun "girl date." 

And one more thing...Can I just say, Salt Lake is the coolest? I'm loving being here....


Thank you to all those who linked up for "What She Wears"  this month. There were some really cute renditions of "monochromatic." I chose to share Marisa's look from A Lovely Living. There are so many aspects I love about her outfits. I love gray. I love cognac. Gray and cognac together? Masterpiece.... Love the classy lines. She paired basics with basics perfectly with a dash of texture.

Happy Weekend!!



This is My Year

Swell Style Sweater C/O, Zara top, True Religion jeans, Anthropologie boots

Photos taken by: Ashley Madsen Photography 

I have a bit of news... if you haven't already discovered or heard, I moved to Utah! My two best friends had a room open up in their apartment which was a door I was waiting to be opened so I jumped at the chance. I am an Idaho girl through and through forever and always though. I will also miss my family so so so much but thanks to technology it makes it easy to keep in touch with them regularly. Everything has fallen nicely into place which assures me even more that I have made a good decision. Life is really really good right now. I'm happy. So so happy. I'm ready for this new chapter in my life. It's funny but as the new year came, I told myself "this is my year." I already see that happening. 

Hope this week is the best for each and every one of you! 


Also, one more day to link up for "What she Wears..." Our theme is "Monochromatic." All details HERE.



What She Wears//Monochromatic Edition

March is here! 

For "What She Wears" this month... We chose the challenge to share "Monochromatic." 

This one was actually pretty fun for me. I am so weird when it comes to matching...Like I don't want my outfits to match too much. I want it to go together but I don't want be too matchy matchy... I'm weird. Soooo...I just didn't even worry about it and tried to match up the colors I wore from head to toe!

 Are you allowed to have cognac as your favorite color? Because I LOVE to wear it. I would definitely name it as my favorite color to wear. 

And this bag? I know you've seen it more than enough...But it is my ideal bag. Perfect size, easy to carry, and my "favorite color to wear." hehe...

 Thrifted top (mens section), thrifted sweater Liz Claiborne, Madewell bag, Frye oxfords

It has been raining all day today. I got a few moments of light sprinkles to take a few photos in my grandparents lovely backyard. You have no idea how many times I have stood in this exact spot throughout my life. So many amazing memories...


 New to our link up? Here's what we're doing. Every first Tuesday of the month we pick a theme and you get to share. We want originality and creativity. So get motivated to style a new outfit for our link up orrrrr..... link up with an old outfit. Don't feel rushed either because it goes on for an entire week! 
For some fabulous inspiration, check out all the hostesses:
We will each choose our favorite next Tuesday and feature that lovely lady on our blog. Don't have a blog?? Hashtag #whatshewears and tag me (@runstylerun) We want EVERYONE participating!