Category Archives: Atlanta Style

August 6, 2013

OVER ALL

after a fun filled weekend spent in Melbourne Florida with my folks I’ve returned back to the grey skies of ATL and plunged right back into the “real world” of work and house chores. it was really great to get in beach and pool times since it hasn’t felt like summer here at all. two of the days we went offshore deep sea fishing and had a blast catching snapper, amber jack, bonita, shark, and other little guys we didn’t keep. it was Dustin’s first time going deep sea fishing but you wouldn’t have known it since he caught on so quickly and manhandled monster fish from the depths of the ocean! it was so fun watching him reel in fish and help my dad with the boat duties, needless to say, the meeting of the parents and traveling together for the first time went great!
as I mentioned previously, there are more photos from my Grant Park adventure with Betsy I’d like to share. on a recent visit to the Anthropologie on Howell Mill I scored a denim jumper for a mind-blowing $34! I’ve mostly styled it casually but thinking some leather wedges would also compliment this garment nicely.
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Anthropologie hat and overalls, Free People necklace, vintage top from Rag-O-Rama Lil5, UO sunglasses
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since these photos were taken my hair has already gone through some color change. the ombre has actually gotten lighter as the toner has subtly faded-I suppose this is from salt water, chlorine and SUN. I’m loving it even more! though I need a hair cut pretty badly I’m thinking I’ll hold off for a bit and see what the color does before snipping away any length.

speaking of deals, on our last day in FL we hit up the Orlando outlets where I got some really great pieces from Loft, Forever 21, 7 for all Mankind and Banana Republic. excited to style them up and share here on the blog!

hoping you have a good week!
-flassssshy

June 13, 2013

Josh Gwyn Photography

last month I went out to Stone Mountain State Park with some friends to participate in a photoshoot that was for Nadia Marie’s styling portfolio and Josh Gwyn’s photography portfolio. Josh Gwyn is a buddy of mine who recently interned for Leah + Mark his last semester of college and just received a degree in Photography from Georgia State. he’s really great behind the lens, check out a few of my favorite snaps from  our Sunday at Stone Mountain-
Atlanta Photographer | Joshua Gwyn | Stone Moutain Styling Shoot |  Lady Flashback | Nadia Marie | Kayla Conley
above outfit is a vintage kimono, H&M dress that belongs to Nadia Marie and my DIY’d flower crown
Atlanta Photographer | Joshua Gwyn | Stone Moutain Styling Shoot |  Lady Flashback | Nadia Marie | Kayla Conley
Atlanta Photographer | Joshua Gwyn | Stone Moutain Styling Shoot |  Lady Flashback | Nadia Marie | Kayla Conley
above is another top from Nadia Marie, my H20 jeans and my ever so comfy Dansko clogs
Atlanta Photographer | Joshua Gwyn | Stone Moutain Styling Shoot |  Lady Flashback | Nadia Marie | Kayla Conley
above outfit was styled by Nadia Marie for her portfolio as she was applying to Anthropologie and Madewell, only thing I remember is the jewelry was J Crew

check out Josh’s website, it’s loaded with beautiful images, if you like what you see-hire him for your wedding, party or portraits!

happy almost-weekend,
Flashy 

June 7, 2013

SUMMERFEST + ARTLANTIS

as I’m sure you’ve gathered by now, I’m usually playing catch-up on updating recent events (hence Flashback!) so here’s another catching-up post from last weekend’s Summerfest + Artlantis events.

Summerfest is located on Virginia Ave and pretty much takes over Highland Ave. it features artists, food, live music and high Southern temperatures! each year I’ve lived in ATL I’ve attended the event with layers of SPF, a hand fan and cup of water and STILL get so exhausted from the sun and heat but I keep going back for more as I love all forms of festivals! Artlantis which is just down the street on Ponce De Leon, also takes place on the same day, but is Indie and has more affordable arts and craft goods. it’s fun to attend both to see all the variety of art, from high end contemporary pieces that I personally wouldn’t buy but enjoy admiring to reconstructed vintage clothing, between the two events you get to see a wide variety of goodies!

here’s some streetstyle, detailed shots of pretty things and festival snaps:

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my outfit: Urban Outfitters top, shorts & shades, Frye sandals, vintage bag and necklace
hung out with Mallory who wore a Loft dress & necklace, Target hat, Havaianas flip flops and Ray Bans sunnies
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also spent the day with this pretty lady, Ashley, who was so patient with me running around snapping photos!  
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-pretty ombre and flower crown-
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-maxis are a comfortable option for the Southern heat-
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the sweet lil lady in the floral shades told me they were on SALE at UO and I actually ran and got them for myself on the way to Artlantis, $10, SCORE!
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after taking the pic of the girl on the left we recognized each other and realized I had actually taken her photo during Shaky Knees fest! I must really dig her style! dress on the right is vintage and ADORABLE.
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top pic is of a little girl’s rad high top sneakers, she was pretty bashful but I think she was just playing it wayyyyy cool (since after all, she WAS super hip!) bottom Docs were recently purchased and she was real stoked I took this pic, yay!
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my one purchase came from the booth and artist on the left, it’s a bendable headband that is made from vintage fabric (she is actually wearing one she made!) wish I could remember the name of their booth. shorts and crop tops are also a nice way to stay cool and were sported by many.
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artist and hip lady behind the brand Melting Sun Apparel and her goods.
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bumped into gal pal Nadia Maria riding in on her sweet road bike wearing highwaist scalloped shorts.
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-more details including a cute bow tie-
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left side lady scored this romper from the fest and immediately put it on to beat the heat! gal on the right is playing it smart by cooling down with a locally made King of Pops.
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Foxboxes artist hanging in her booth which has really neat flasks (that are VERY practical and I use often).
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really cool cement planters by local artist featuring my favorite plants: succulents.
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shake-weight-guy rocking out for the Ponce De Leon traffic. he’s a staple around these parts!
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Jess Jones porch hanging after a long and sun filled day adorned by my favorite pattern-of-the-moment, polka dots!
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capped off the day with porch chilling and grilling with friends with this cutie named Buddy who belongs to the chef and hostess Stephanie. such a good day and it’s only the beginning of the Summer!

have a good weekend and as always-support local stuff!!
FLASHY