may you build a ladder to the stars, and climb on every rung.

so, you caught me. i am a kitschy pattern addict-- and stars, animal prints and fruity prints are on the top of my list. i felt like spicing up an all black/white look with some pastels. this is the beginning of pastel madness in my world. everything i crave is peach, pink and mint green. do you all feel this "pastel crazed" too? please tell me i am not alone.

i am rather excited for this weekend because tonight my parents and matts parents are both coming to the "friday dinner" we go to each week. there is nothing i love more than spending time with my family! have a love filled weekend! ♥

peter pan blouse: for sale in my store
sweater: c/o sheinside
pants: c/o 2020ave
wedges: ASOS
bag: melie bianco
hat/ sunnies: vintage

p.s. i was so excited when a sweet reader sent me this! i am featured in Cosmopolitan Shopping Russia! if anyone is able to get a magazine for me who lives in Russia, just comment or e-mail me! I am so bummed that I don't have a copy! :)

75 comments

ATACADAS said...

Congratulations!!
Great look!!

Nic said...

congrats! And i love your shoes!!!

Rose-et-Violet said...
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Rose-et-Violet said...

What a sweet sweater! And yes, I'm a killer for pastels, but I weirdly have too few in my closet...but congrats on your feature!

-Rose

rose-et-violet.blogspot.com

Melody said...

Congrats!! I am definitely with you on the pastel madness!

Elisha(: said...

oooohh!!

L'art said...

Wow, congratulations! I hope you get a copy of the magazine, that would be so nice.
Love your collar and sweater!

http://lartoffashion.blogspot.com

Dylana Suarez said...

That sweater is so adorable!

xoxo,

colormenana.blogspot.com

LBVie Ashley said...

How exciting! That sweater is so adorable! :) xoxo

Collections said...

Love the sweater :)

Collections

The Fancy Teacup said...

Oh my gosh, that star motif sweater is an absolute gem! Love it!

www.TheFancyTeacup.com

Ana said...

I am definitely obsessed with pastels lately...I would live in a pastel world if I could! :P So, needless to say, I love the pop of pastel pink that brightens up your outfit, as well as (though not a pastel) the blue bag.
Congratulations on your Cosmopolitan feature and Happy Week-end!

Fashiable said...

Ah love the star printed sweater!

www.fashiable.nl

Isabel G. said...

Love the look!! The blue bag is gorgeous!

xx
www.fashionistasworld.blogspot.com

Natalie Suarez said...

adorable! i love these layers :)

xx

natalieoffduty.blogspot.com

Andrea Grace said...

Congrats! That's awesome!
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Aliya said...

Ahhh Congratulations!! That's so amazing!! Your star jumper is perfect! Love everything about it and I love the pop of colour from your bag!

x Aliya
www.papermoonsandmacarons.blogspot.com

Claudia Paola said...

This sweater is adorable- I love that print. Have fun tonight!!

Ly said...

That's so exciting!! Congrats!!

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andrea lynne rose said...

Thats amazing! Congrats

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Michelleesque said...

Congrats!! I love your entire look, especially that sweater! :)

Leopard In Leather said...

Great post, I Love that top :) I hope you will follow my blog :)

leopardinleather.blogspot.com

xx

WearAbouts said...

that sweater is SO FRICKIN COOL <3
Rory
www.WearAboutsBlog.com
CHICTOPIA

--maria said...

Aww, thank you so much for the comment. You are absolutely beautiful <3 I am so happy you found my blog so now I can start following yours. Happy Friday! :)

Andrea Clare said...

Thank you so much for commenting on my blog! I'm glad you managed to find it some where!! I love your style, I'll definitely be following :)

http://andrea-clare.blogspot.com/

Wear The Canvas said...

such a fun sweater! and congrats on the mag!

Jenna Hughes said...

obsessed with your sunglasses and purse!


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The Daydreamer said...

you always have cute sweaters and this one is one of my favourites <3

Just Another Shopaholic said...

You look so gorgeous girlie!!

The Sunshine District said...

Congrats on the awesome magazine spread! I'm also super into cutsey patterns. My new favorite is my new sailboat blouse with an adorable peter pan collar :)
xo Jac
http://thesunshinedistrict.blogspot.com/2012/02/sailing.html

Caitie said...

you look so adorable! I want that sweater! and yes, I feel ya on the pastels girlie... officially addicted!

xxx
www.ladyalamode.com

Susann said...

You look gorgeous! Thank you for your comment - I really love your blog :)

Have a great weekend!
xx, Susann

Egle said...

loving the sweater! :)
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Seeking Style said...

Congrats for making it in the magazine - that's awesome! Hopefully someone can send you a copy :)

xo Jennifer

http://seekingstyleblog.wordpress.com

Mr. Taylor and his Lady said...

aw, congrats on your feature girl. you're famous!!
xo TJ

Spoonful Of Diamonds said...

love the sweater and what a beautiful quote! Also congrats dear!! you deserve it

xx

http://spoonfulofdiamonds.blogspot.com/

devil's in the detail. said...

you look adorable! i have a little giveaway on my blog if youd be interested in entering!

Femke. said...

Totaaaally LOVE this!

XOXF.
www.myfashion-expression.blogspot.com

Juli Photo Diary said...

wowww Congrats!!

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Joie de Vivre said...

Your sweater is gorgeous! xx

joiedevivre5.blogspot.com

Marie Cotrel said...

Gorgeous look and nice blog.
Kiss from France, http://marie-cotrel.blogspot.com

Two Happy Hearts said...

You look adorable!! I love that sweater...it's a million kinds of cute ;)
And congrats on the magazine spread!! That's so great.

ps. I love the Forever Young title...i love that song ;)

Bella said...

Awesome! Love your sweater! :)

http://bellasstyle.blogspot.com

thecriminallyexpensive said...

I am obsessed with this look!! The pattern of stars and the fabric of that sweater are incredible. The bright blue bag really makes the look pop!

Thanks for stopping by and showing love. I am now following feel free to do the same :)

xx
Krissie

http://thecriminallyexpensive.blogspot.com

unstoppablestyle said...

your sweater is PERFECT. i'm following you now. follow me back?

http://unstoppablestyle.blogspot.com/

Carmen said...

You look too cute, love the bright bag! Omg, I love pastels, a lot! There doesn't seem to be enough pastel clothing floating about right now though :( Congrats on your feature too.

Carmen Ri.

Ellie Burns said...

awesome outfit- i love your sweater x

Virginie Lavallée Bélanger said...

Sounds great!!

And looks amazing too, the texture, oh my!!

Virginie ♥

Outside Looking In said...

Try contacting the magazine? I hope you can get a copy--congrats for being featured! Love the sweater and bag!


www.wayoutsidelookingin.blogspot.com

devorelebeaumonstre. said...

lovee that bright bag! & congrats on the feature! xx

Alyssa said...

Congrats on the feature, you look lovely!

Mackenzie said...

Congrats on the magazine feature!
I really love how you mixed the sweet peter pan collar with the fun star print. Unpredictable, but it totally works!

Jo said...

Ahh, congratulations on the beautiful feature, Steffy! <3 You look like such a babe!

x
Lost in the Haze: Fashion Blog

Devon Esque said...

Wow! Amazing! Congrats on the mag mention! xo

Maria Chloe said...

I am inlove with your sweater! So beautiful:)
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Saphira Thenalia said...

this is from she inside???oh i teamed up too with them!so in love with your style...
loves from head to toe
<3

Girlie Blogger said...

What a beautiful bag. I really enjoy its color.
Girlie Blog Seattle - Beauty Tips, Makeup How To, Seattle Lifestyle

out of order said...

you are too cute, I love that sweater! especially with the bright bag color :)

<3Meghan

GlamorousGirl said...

cute!!!

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Am2Pm Chic said...

Your star sweater supper cute, You look great.
Christy

http://am2pmchic.blogspot.com/

Blush and Flats said...

cute sweater <3

Michelle Lee said...

Lovely outfit!

http://pinklemonincrystal.blogspot.com

Bre said...

Hope you had a great time with the fam! I am drooling over your sweater. I love stars and fuzzy sweaters so that combo is killer!!!
I have that bag. I have it in camel, but now I think I need it blue!!!

Bre said...

Hope you had a great time with the fam! I am drooling over your sweater. I love stars and fuzzy sweaters so that combo is killer!!!
I have that bag. I have it in camel, but now I think I need it blue!!!

Amanda said...

u are not alone... Im going crazy for pastels too... idk what got into me!
The sweater from sheinside in just so damn cool!

Clara Turbay said...

Happy for you!

Jessa Belle said...

How cool! Oh I hope you can get a copy!!! Congrats Love! Love the sweater!

Love & Lollies... Jessa

CAKED Vintage

Sarah Whitney said...

1. Hell yeah to your feature... that is amazing!
2. Obsessed w/ your star print top.

Hope you're having a great weekend :) :)

THE-LOUDMOUTH said...

What a crazy sweater! I could never pull it off, but of course it looks great on you. Congrats on the mag mention, what a cool spread! Hopefully you can snag a copy :)

Stolen from Grandma said...

love that blouse steffy, it's beautiful!! congrats on the feature too, that's amazing!!! x

Iloshka Glittering said...

WOW!! Great NEWS!!!!

BERTHA NATASHA said...

good news!
glad to know that you are in featured in that magz..
Congratulation!
I heart your aquamarine bag <3


Sincerely,
BERTHA NATASHA

One Girl said...

This has got to be the cutest most awesomest sweater in the history of sweaters.
What an awesome mag feature too!!!

Teresa Parson said...

CONGRATS! You deserve it doll :)

xo Teresa
www.delightfully darling.com

Veneno said...

This look is so cute!

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