Polka Dots and Strawberry Jam

Hi everyone- long time no talk! So sorry I haven't posted on here since October. (Wow, it's been a while!) First semester of my senior year I was practically swamped with SATS, college applications and essays that I put my blog on the back burner. But now that I'm a second semester senior (and all that stress is over with) I have tons of more spare time so I'll be sure to post a lot more! 

This past weekend a couple of my friends and I went to the Los Angeles Grove and a picked up a few cute things. First stop we went to ever popular Topshop where I got this adorable red hat and bunny sweatshirt. (A couple of my friends though it was a cat, rather than a bunny, which I don't understand- look at the ears!) Then we went to Forever 21 where I found this flouncy polka dot skirt. Typically I'm not a fan of polkadots, but this skirt was an exception. I wear the same plain black skirt to school almost every day so I thought it'd nice to have another basic skirt that's a little bit more fanciful than simple black to add an extra pop to my outfits. I'm so lucky that where I live it hasn't gotten too cold, so I can still leave the house without hundreds of layers on. All I needed was my hat to provide a little extra warmth for my head! Plus, when I wear it I feel a little bit like one of my favorite storybook characters -- Madeline!

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This adorable strawberry jam keychain is from a Japanese brand named Gladee that I'm currently obsessing over. They sell lots of keychains, bags and pencil cases shaped as friendly household items (everything from milk cartons to paint tubes all complete with an adorable, smiling face.) I may make a post in the future of all of my Gladee collection, so stay tuned! 

Sweater: Topshop
Hat: Topshop
Skirt: Forever 21
Boots: Steve Madden
Keychain: Gladee