Saturday, December 29, 2012

From Glam to Gym | Neon + Sheer Maxi

neon day to gym outfit words see right through me sneaks and chic she waits for the neon bus
H&M neon cropped racerback tee // Pitaya sheer black pleated maxi // Forever 21 biker shorts (underneath) //
Black stone and gold cobra necklace (c/o CLAWS Jewelry) // Fioni by Payless strappy cage heels //
Island Girl neon yellow nail polish in Aloha Girl // 
BCBGeneration metallic foldover clutch (from StylishPetite)

H&M neon cropped racerback tee // Forever 21 biker shorts (underneath) //
Nike Free Run neon running shoes //

Photography: Cassandra Morecroft King

Ello, ello! Sipping coffee and writing to you from aboard the train from San Diego to LA to hang out with Jeffrey and his fam over the weekend. I've picked a seat facing the back of the train unfortunately, so it's semi-trippy to be zipping backwards in a stationary seat for a few hours ... like traveling in some kind of cinematic space-time machine. Okay, so marathoning Big Bang Theory has rubbed off on my imagination - make a show about glorified geeks and I'm hooked (my people!). Trying to edit while your screen is doing The Wobble is harder than you think. I hope you all have wonderful New Year's Eves whether curled up at home to watch the glass ball drop or out all night living up the final glam moments of 2012.

This was a really old set from August (8/14) towards the beginning of med school, but I figure the SoCal temperate winter justifies a better-late-than-never post about how to multi-task your outfits for your busy days. In my case, I had morning class and wanted to hit the gym after without having to go home to change. Start off with your basic biker shorts and racerback tee and layer on a sheer maxi and heels to glam it up. The only thing to throw into a drawstring is sneakers, socks, sports bra. Thanks Cassandra for playing photographer!

P.S. I know this is dinosaur-age news, by now, but check out my new profile on Instagram! The layout is so pretty in design - I'm impressed and the top banner is dynamic, changing every few seconds to feature another one of your pictures. If you use IG, you have one automatically too.

haha chica broomstick black heels neon toes all the world's black and white swirly really fancy gum wrapper zoomba beverly sheer maxi skirt gunmetal clutch neon yellow and black eye like a strange balloon
Readers - what are your most memorable moments of 2012?


Jing-Jing December 29, 2012 at 1:31 PM   said...

This is such a pretty look!!
I'm not big on neon but seeing you make it work makes me want to try it out too :D

Anonymous December 29, 2012 at 1:34 PM   said...

So cute! I love going to the gym, but fitting it in day-to-day is so hard. This is a wonderful solution, you are the queen of multitasking!x

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Sunny December 29, 2012 at 6:29 PM   said...

very cool selection! I like the neon color in combination with black. Your are lucky wearing skirts at this time of the year!

Lovely greetings from Germany,

Tori December 29, 2012 at 8:47 PM   said...

Love how you changed it from gym to glam! Way cool :) I am also loving that clutch

Amber @ December 29, 2012 at 10:35 PM   said...

this post made me giggle. i hope you're enjoying your break!

Charlotte's Frame December 30, 2012 at 5:38 AM   said...

Clever! :D
I have no instagram,
so I will follow you around here

Best wishes for 2013!

Natasha December 30, 2012 at 9:48 AM   said...

I'm loving that skirt. I've seen a lot of sheer maxi skirts around lately, but have never been quite sure how to pull it off without crossing the 'too sheer/this is awkward' line.

Also great tips. I've only just begun regularly exercising and hated always ending up with double outfits on any given day. Nobody likes extra washing!

Stephanie - Chocolate Laced December 30, 2012 at 11:38 AM   said...

I've been looking EVERYWHERE for a sheer pleated maxi skirt! Question: Does it touch the floor for you w/o heels? I know you're petite...I'm trying to see how it'd fit me (since I'm so tall, I need one that's super long!)

Love the Glam to Gym look!

Steph, Chocolate Laced

Olivia Noel December 30, 2012 at 11:39 AM   said...

You are so pretty! I love that maxi skirt :)

Molli-Dae December 31, 2012 at 4:16 AM   said...

Oh! I love your pictures you look so gorgeous in them!! Great idea too, with gym wear to the skirt.
Talk soon,


Simona December 31, 2012 at 12:15 PM   said...

Such a fun post, love your maxi! Have a great New Years Eve and happy New year dear!

Lily Fang December 31, 2012 at 1:44 PM   said...

That's so cute! Loving how versatile that tank top is. Happy new year!

Estelle La Mode January 1, 2013 at 7:04 PM   said...

So pretty! I love the neon against black, looks great.


scattergirll January 1, 2013 at 8:08 PM   said...

Love that skirt and it's such a cute idea for a post! would you like to follow eachother? happy new year xx

lisacng January 3, 2013 at 12:33 PM   said...

Loooooooooooove the tank in two ways!! With the black maxi skirt, so feminine! Love your neon toes too and the black pendant. Head to toe perfection, my dear!

Unknown January 15, 2013 at 6:55 PM   said...

This is such a great idea for a post!!

I love your looks. And your pics look like so much fun!!

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