In keeping with one of my New Years Resolutions of experimenting with fashion choices I decided to pull these leather and lace boots out from the the depths of my closet. I've had them for over six months but haven't worn them more than twice. This is also the first time wearing my lace dress I got on a shopping trip with Isla to Urban Outfitters during one of their epic 50% off sale sales. I love the ombre effect on the lace and the slightly longer back hem.
Growing up a nature lover, I'm drawn to dress myself in colors and tones found in nature. I'm influenced by seasons and the colors that change with those seasons. In winter, the trees are bare and leaves are left curled and dead on the ground. In a way, the peeling paint and rusty siding of this building is reminiscent of the decaying leaves left over from autumn turning into winter. And yet among all the empty branches, there are bright patches of greenery that can be found all over the city. My necklace of acorns is a symbol of how nature renews itself every year, just as I hope to renew myself in this new year.