thrifting

TWELVE TWO EIGHTY-SIX

boohoo official, simply be, h&m, forever 21, sanfrancisco, birthday look, plus size clothing
boohoo official, simply be, h&m, forever 21, sanfrancisco, birthday look, plus size clothing
boohoo official, simply be, h&m, forever 21, sanfrancisco, birthday look, plus size clothing

boohoo official, simply be, h&m, forever 21, sanfrancisco, birthday look, plus size clothing
boohoo official, simply be, h&m, forever 21, sanfrancisco, birthday look, plus size clothing
PHOTOGRAPHY BY JU’WAN ANDREWS
boohoo official, simply be, h&m, forever 21, sanfrancisco, birthday look, plus size clothing
[PANTS: SIMPLYBE | TOP: BOOHOO | MENS JACKET: H&M | NUDE WEDGES: FOREVER 21 | CLUTCH: THRIFTED]

It is official, in two years I will turn the big 3-0! I am trying to convince myself to look at it from a “fine wine” perspective. Guess I will have to fake it til I make it. Am I the only one having a slight panic attack about this?

On a lighter note, I was happy to spend my twenty-eighth birthday in San Francisco. I love walking  around the city and taking pictures. I finally had the chance to visit  Miette pastry shop, and stopped by Bi-Rite Market for a few groceries. It was pouring rain which I loved but it would stop every time we needed it to. It was perfect! That city takes my breath away every time.

Where do you go when you want to take a quick little trip? Most importantly, what do you wear? I am the worst at over packing. What is in your getaway bag?

Happy New Years Eve! Have fun and stay safe.

Xo,
SERENA

ELEVEN TWENTYFOUR FOURTEEN

forever 21, mother and daughter,  asos curve, carmakoma, plus size clothing, leopard, plus size clothing

forever 21, mother and daughter,  asos curve, carmakoma, plus size clothing, leopard, plus size clothing

forever 21, mother and daughter,  asos curve, carmakoma, plus size clothing, leopard, plus size clothing

forever 21, mother and daughter,  asos curve, carmakoma, plus size clothing, leopard, plus size clothing

forever 21, mother and daughter,  asos curve, carmakoma, plus size clothing, leopard, plus size clothing
PHOTOGRAPHY BY JU’WAN ANDREWS

forever 21, mother and daughter,  asos curve, carmakoma, plus size clothing, leopard, plus size clothing
[SHEER PANEL LEGGINGS:FOREVER 21 | TURTLE NECK:ASOS | FUR VEST:FLEA MARKET | HEELS:GUESS (Thrifted)]

Took pictures with my mom for her birthday to post on my blog. She wasn’t too pleased with her “debut” on here so I thought I would make it up to her. Love you momma, you are beautiful.

XoXo
Serena

CITY LIVIN’

forever 21, target, plus size pants

forever 21, target, plus size pants

forever 21, target, plus size pants

forever 21, target, plus size pants

forever 21, target, plus size pants

forever 21, target, plus size pants
PHOTOGRAPHY BY JU’WAN ANDREWS

spring, plus size pants, forever 21, target
[Pants:Forever 21 Plus Sizes | Pink Hanes Sweater:Thrift Store | Heels:Target]

There is something enduring about taking photos in the city at bus stations or airports that have a way of seizing the moment in time. Here is my version of a classic photo-op in the city.

Have a good weekend.

Talk to you later
XoXo
Serena

Trick or Treat

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[Orange Skinnies:Forever 21 | Black Top (old):Unknown | Black Wedge Booties:Target | Leather Jacket (old):Unknown | All Jewelry:Thrifted]

Am I the only one who feels inappropriate wearing black and orange together any other time of the year than October or red and green besides in December? I was going through pictures from last year and thought this look was perfect with Halloween being right around the corner. Any plans for Halloween? Are you dressing up? Couple/Duo costumes are always the most fun (in my opinion).

I miss these clip-on, mustard-yellow, Bakelite vintage earrings. I want to start collecting vintage Bakelite jewelry. Especially, clip on earrings, there aren’t enough updated options for clip-ons out there. Someone, please bring them back lol I have a ton of ideas!!

Photography by Jay Belafonta