Thrift Shopping

I haven’t actually blogged in forever. I know, it’s horrible – but I’ve been doing a lot of other good, productive things. Mostly I’m working on YouTube, and I’m loving it. I want to use this as my outlet for writing about fashion, and mentioning topics that are on my channel.

So this week I went thrift shopping. It was sort of a challenge for myself, I wanted to see if I could create cute outfits based off of thrifted pieces. I would consider it a success! The Goodwill I went to is amazing. It had so much stuff!

So here is what I ended up buying:

This blazer is a few sizes too big, and it had ridiculous shoulder pads, but I cut those out and am wearing it as an oversized, slouchy look with a romper.

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The jumpsuit was thrifted, and I put it together with some clothes I already had to create a night out look. I felt very Miami.

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This sweater is so comfortable! I threw it on with some skinny jeans and it looks way more expensive than the actual price.

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This dress was only about $3, and it fits perfectly! I paired it with a shirt for a more grunge effect. I can’t wait to wear it in the summer too.

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Hopefully this will inspire you to check out more thrift stores! Sometimes the best pieces are found there.

Check out my video of the Thrifting Adventure

xo,

Paola Kassa

Halloween Costume Ideas

It’s almost Halloween! My favorite holiday, and I’m so excited. I just posted a new video on my channel with costume ideas, so check it out here! Trust me, it’s funny and fashionable.

Let me know your costume in the comments!

Happy Halloween!

xo,

Paola Kassa

The Shirt Dress

So, it’s that time of year where you don’t know what to wear. It’s cold – it’s hot, one minute it’s sunny, and the next it’s raining. With the inevitability of Winter approaching, it’s time to enjoy Autumn. I recently purchased this shirt dress from MissGuided and it’s absolutely perfect for Fall. When it’s warm, I can wear it as a cute little dress with some sandals or boots. When it gets a bit colder, I can put it together with some jeans/leggings, and a cool jacket. The best thing about a shirt dress is that it’s so versatile. Here are two different ways to style a shirt dress:

This is classic and simple. It’s appropriate for a wedding or just for going about your day!

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When I put it with jeans, I tucked in one side to make it more dynamic. I love these cutout boots I got from DailyLook, I basically live in them.

A shirt dress is a staple piece in a wardrobe, and inexpensive! You can get basic or patterned and they still go with everything.

Hope you enjoyed!

xo,

Paola Kassa

Smartz

Smartz

Friend of Mine scoop neck dress
$205 – superette.co.nz

Keds tennis shoes
$49 – bankfashion.co.uk

Paul s Boutique zip bag
$99 – topshop.com

French connection
usa.frenchconnection.com

Vintage eyewear
etsy.com

It’s September…

Since it’s the start of the best month of the year, I wanted to kick it off by telling everyone 10 things about me. Even if you didn’t want to know.

1. I’m homeschooled.

2. I’m a dancer, and dance teacher.

3. I started this blog because my sister was sick of me sitting around doing nothing all day. She said, “do something useful.” and September and Friends was made.

4. I love to sing, and will hopefully be starting a Youtube channel of me doing covers.

5. All the designer clothes I have are from second-hand shops.

6. My style changes everyday. I just wear what I like.

7. I think it’s fun to dress up everyday.

8. Marina and the Diamonds is my favorite singer.

9. I wish everyone actually talked like they do in Clueless.

10. The name “September and Friends” comes from an inside joke from my middle school days. I thought it was appropriate because I’m not clever with titles and it has a nice ring to it.

So there you go. Ten things about me!

I also wanted to open the floor for writers. This month is very special, so if you want to do a guest post, Email me! Pique1157@gmail.com

xoxo,

Paola

 

 

Flower Crown

I had a photo shoot! I have been wanting to make a flower crown for a while because of Rookie, and now that I made one I thought I would show you guys! Hope you enjoy! (Thanks to my sister for photographing)

 

If you like the crown and need more ideas, click here. Hope you liked it!

xoxo,

Paola