If you know me personally, then you probably know my favorite part of the entire year is the week in summer when my family goes up to Boyne City, Michigan. It is the most relaxing place, in my opinion. The beach, the water, the ice cream, the shops; what's not to love?
This year, with the help of my photography team aka my family, I documented most of the outfits I wore on this trip. While they may not be show-stopping runway looks, I felt comfortable and cute in every single one, and isn't that what's most important?
Maybe it's staying in a house on the lake or maybe it's all the hydrangeas everywhere, but every time I'm in Northern Michigan I cosplay being a preppy person vacationing in Nantucket. Am I the only one who does this? Anyways, this outfit is the epitome of prep with the navy knit Ralph Lauren flag sweater. I actually thrifted this sweater! To balance out the bulkiness of the knitwear I opted for a black mini skirt and sheer black tights. I added my signature white chunky sneakers and some silver jewelry to complete this bookstore, shopping day look.
Name 5 Phoebe Bridgers Songs
These are my favorite sweatpants ever. Not only are they a funky design, but they glow in the dark! I decided to wear a comfy outfit when walking to get ice cream one night, and a few fellow Phoebe fans commented on how much they liked my pants :) Letting the sweats be the star of this outfit, I threw on a black cropped tank and my white chunky sneakers to round out the outfit.
an amazing trip, overall
If you know me, you know I love a good statement pattern. I bought these amazing overalls from Lisa Says Gah when they were having an online sale. The nice thing about patterned overalls is they are super easy to style. I just added my favorite $5 Target white tee (I seriously own 6 of these tops), my go-to sneakers, and a jade necklace.
THE DIY PANTS!
You may remember these jeans from the DIY article I posted last fall. I'll link it here if you want to check it out :)
As you can tell from my other outfits, I'm a sucker for a statement piece. For this outfit, that statement piece is my DIY jeans. Once again, I rounded out this look with a white top and white sneakers.
Here's another preppy outfit. I couldn't resist bringing this stellar LoveShackFancy dress on the Boyne trip. While I love a comfy sweatpants moment, nothing beats getting dressed up in a feminine dress.
WHY CAN'T MY BOYFRIEND SKATE ?!
Okay I know I just said that feminine outfits are my favorite, but how badass is this look??!! I felt like such a cool girl walking into dinner wearing this ensemble. My best friend bought me this vintage Thrasher tee for my birthday, and needless to say I'm obsessed. I'm such a layering girl (which is part of the reason why I'm so excited for fall and cooler weather), so of course I had to add a turtleneck under the graphic tee. I finally swapped out the chunky sneakers and put on some platform Converse to complete this outfit.
preppy moment pt. 3
I believe my outfit choices really reflect the fact that I am a Gemini- one day I'm edgy and casual and the next I'm preppy and girly. For our day trip to Harbor Springs, I went with preppy. This has to be one of my favorite outfits from the trip. I wore my LoveShackFancy knit pullover sweater, Aerie skirt, Converse, pink Marc Jacobs sunglasses, and a bunch of fun bracelets.
This is the outfit I wore to watch the final sunset of the trip. 10/10 for comfort and 10/10 for cool girl vibes. I felt so cool wearing this outfit. Typically, my outfits are more colorful than the looks I sported on this trip, but I'm trying to remind myself that fashion is all about experimentation. I'm allowed to change up my look based on my mood and don't have to confine myself to a single aesthetic.
I am excited to write another "What I Wore in Boyne City" next time I visit and see how my style has evolved and changed. Stay tuned.
see you next saturday with another fashion post.
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