Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Off To The Beach

Well, after a week or so of seeing Spring Break pictures on Instagram and other social media sites, it's finally time for me to have mine and I'm off to the beach! I'll try to snap some pictures while I'm there. Where is there? Santa Rosa Beach, Florida, along 30A. This week and a half break is much needed for many reasons... one being my skin color, I need to get some color on me! Again, I'm hoping to have some beach posts so be on the look out! Sorry for how scattered this post is, the only thing on my mind is SB.

Happy Wednesday...!
Oh and I updated my "About Me" section, I'd love to know what all of you think of it! Just drop a little note in the comments section!

Image Via: {Cupcakes + Coffee Breaks}

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Must Have SS'13: Clover Canyon

Clover Canyon first became popular just under a year ago and their SS'13 line is amazing. Not only is it full of color and sick prints {y'all know how much I love prints}, but they incorporated unique fabrics too. Here are some of my favorite looks that are all available from Clover Canyon. As Rachel Zoe would say that peach jacket is MAJ. Wouldn't you agree these pieces are absolutely insane?

I also want to thank again, Molly Miller from A Piece of Toast-- her guest post was the most successful post yet! And thanks to everyone for reading The Blue Bijou!

Monday, March 25, 2013

Molly Miller // A Piece of Toast

Molly Miller // A Piece of Toast // 25 // Pi Phi 

First off, I have to say that A Piece of Toast is one of my favorite blogs and I check it religiously. Also, Molly may be one of the nicest people I've never met... sounds unconventional but it's true.

"In life: Be confident and be yourself. 
For College: You don't have to like everyone and not everyone will like you but you will find friends that will be in your life forever - just be patient." MBM

What's one thing you wish you would have known entering college?
 How much money to budget for going out, eating out and shopping! 

How did you deal with homesickness? 
Frequent calls to mom and dad and keeping busy. 

Dorms. Small rooms and small closets... what's a girl to do?
What should all girls have in their closet? 
Jeans for class and going out. And cute workout gear - always good to have for those days you don't shower but want to look cute and put together! 

What makes a good college wardrobe? 
Versatile pieces that can take you from year to year. 

What's something we want to bring but shouldn't?
Nice shoes and anything suede. The bars will ruin both! 

Something we cannot have enough of...
You can never have enough pull-over sweaters and white shirts. 

What's the best way to wear things multiple ways?
A blazer will be your best friend and find a comfortable pair of boots that will look good with jeans and dresses. 

Quick tips? 
Be happy and normal & trust your gut! 

One thing you wished you knew going into it?
What you wear don't matter - it's about having meaningful conversations and making connections!

Rent The Runway or should we use our own clothes?
Try to use what you already have in your closet or if you buy things, make sure you can wear them after rush, too. 

Best thing about it looking back?
Making my best friends and learning how NOT stressful it is once you are on the other side. 

Favorite things about being in a sorority?
Instant best friends, social events, philanthropy opportunities and the chance to be a leader and contribute talents. 

Be sure to check out Molly's blog 

Friday, March 22, 2013

Happy Friday {Friday Favs}

Photo Via: (1)

So happy it's finally the weekend. With Spring comes blooms and pollen, so I've been hit with some allergies. Hopefully this weekend I'll get over them and perhaps stay inside and relax. Oh, and from now on Friday will be titled "Friday Favs" so listed below are some of my current favorites. Monday is the big day... Molly Miller, from A Piece of Toast will be on here answering some pre-college questions! Though I've never met her she is beyond nice and I'm so excited that she agreed to do this -- so be sure to check here Monday! 

+ Scandal, if you haven't seen this Abc show, I suggest you do, it's amazing/addictive 
+ Mr. Little Jeans - The Suburbs (Arcade Fire Cover)
+ Lulu Frost x Glamour Necklace available at Lulu Frost
+ Loeffler Randall Rider Mint Bag available at Loeffler Randall 

Thursday, March 21, 2013

Sale Alert: Tibi Red Coral

This Time Tomorrow
The Style Scribe 
Late Afternoon 

I've been eyeing this Tibi Red Coral number since it came out and now I think it's a must have. (lets hope you agree) I don't care which piece becomes mine, but the dresses and skirt are on sale now. And let's face it, the two dress versions are pretty amazing. So if you want to have this amazing print hanging in your closet head over to Shopbop or Tibi now. And if you didn't like this print before, don't you love it now thanks to those pictures? Let me know what you think in the comments section.

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Currently Craving: Necklaces

Dainty or large my friend Amelia has every possible type of necklace. Yes, I mean every... which includes a fab Alexis Bittar one. She has so many it's turned into a collection. The thing is that she rarely wears them, she just buys the most fabulous ones then leaves them to sit in her room. The good thing about that is she never hesitates to loan them out to me - all I have to do is ask! Which is just amazing. Here are some necklaces that we're both obsessing over... 

Monday, March 11, 2013

Stylish Couple: Round One

Whether or not you watched The City, you've probably heard of Olivia Palermo. She's a NYC socialite, Piperlime editor along side Rachel Zoe, and a model. She's been dating Johannes Huebl for the past few years and they are one stylish couple. Not to mention a very pretty couple... They are always dressed to the nines, in sync and chic. From her designer frocks to Tibi collection, there is nothing I want more than the clothes and baubles in her closet. except, maybe her man.

Monday, March 4, 2013

Guest Post: Krystal Schlegel

 Krystal Schlegel // Age: 23 // SMU // Kappa Kappa Gamma 

Q & A:
BB: What's one thing you wish you would've known entering college?
KS: What I wanted to major in!

BB: How did you avoid homesickness?
KS: Make sure to keep busy and make lots of new friends!

BB: What should we have in our small dorm closets? 
KS: All girls should have essentials ... Great Pair of skinny jeans, comfortable flats, leather jacket, comfortable classics! 

BB: One thing we can't have enough of?
KS: Black T- Shirts 

BB: What should we have lots of?
KS: Buy LOTS of neutrals! They're easy to mix and match!

Her Tips For Rush:
Be yourself and always be nice to EVERYONE!!
It is so relaxed, so fun and all about meeting new people! 
Best thing about it looking back... making so many new friends! 
Favorite thing about being in a sorority... so many fun events and once in a lifetime girl time!

Fun Tip For Jewelry:
"Keep small items all together in a bowl and hang necklaces"

Friday, March 1, 2013

Happy March

March is here! I think of green, four leaf clovers, all things Irish and St. Patty's day when I think of March. With the coming of March, we're closer to spring which means we're closer to May. May is my last month of high-school, my birthday, graduation, and when my family moves! It's a lot to look forward to! So in honor of the coming of spring and arrival of March here's a collection of fabulous spring and summer inspired photos.

Images Via: ELLE

Monday will be the first guest post featuring Krystal Schlegel! Also when I was in Atlanta my family stopped in for a bite to eat at Southern Art and we had a fabulous southern pizza. This weekend I'm going to attempt to make it and hopefully be able to share it will all of you next week! Hope everyone has a wonderful weekend!