Welcome to my blog, b-side chic!
I’ve thought about starting a fashion & lifestyle blog for a while, but I wasn’t quite sure how I wanted to go about it. A few weeks ago I was on a work trip to New York and I got snowed in at my hotel the day I was supposed to depart. Stir crazy, filled with coffee and having viewed far too much HGTV, I decided to make it happen.
Thus, begins b-side – a place for fashion, food, fun, and music. The name is a reference to the b-side of a record, which often gets forgotten about. I find a lot of beauty in discovering funky finds that others may not go for, especially when I get a good deal. B-side is all about being yourself, wearing what you love, and living loud.
My first look is a simple, yet fun, dressy look. I found this cape at Forever 21 while shopping with my sisters over Christmas break. I originally picked it up because I thought it was a blazer, but to my surprise, it was a little funkier. It has shoulder pads, so it has me feeling all kinds of 80’s power suit.
I keep finding excuses to wear these shoes. I found these Pipe Dream heels at ASOS, one of my favorite online shops.
The thin gold necklace I paired with the look is actually Bonny’s (perks of a great roommate), but she got it at Nordstrom Rack for less than 10 dollars.
I hope you enjoyed the look! For every post, I’ll have a song/playlist to accompany it. So now, enjoy some Erykah Badu. I chose her because I’ve been non-stop listening to this album for months and she’s a powerful lady. What ELSE do you listen to while wearing a cape. *cape flip*