How to Style an all Pastel Look this Spring/ Summer!

Hi Loves! For today’s look I wanted to create an entirely pastel themed ensemble to celebrate the arrival of Spring and Summer; and I am simply in love with how it turned out! By pairing this pastel pink flounce dress from Mango with these pastel blue shoes from Payless (I know, right? Payless has really “upped” their shoe game lately) I was able to create this subtly bright look. It also helped that my nails were painted this stunning periwinkle shade from Sally Hansen’s UV light gel kit. Keep reading to see the rest of the photos from my in studio shoot with Kalina from Kalina Denault Photography!


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Pastel Pink Flounce Dress
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Pastel Blue Suede Sandals
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Periwinkle Nail Polish

Photography for this post is courtesy of Kalina Denault Photography– Go check her out!

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Xo, Quinn

The Inexpensive & Handmade Lingerie Brand you Need to Know!

Ever walk into Victoria’s Secret only to become heartbroken upon leaving? Yah, me too. Every. Single. Time. If it’s not because I left without that super cute $200 lace bodysuit, then it’s because I bought that super cute $200 lace bodysuit. Well, what if I told you that you could find gorgeous, hand made, and inexpensive lingerie pieces that mimic the designs of Victoria’s Secret online? (Geez that last sentence made me sound like an infomercial of some sort, I swear this post isn’t sponsored haha). Well, you’d probably say it’s too good to be true. But, it’s not!

The Etsy shop Lace Lab offers a variety of handmade lace pieces for extremely reasonable prices. Extremely reasonable prices as in lace bralettes from $11 and lace bodysuits from $30… Not only do they carry stunning pieces at low price points, but they are also constantly creating new lace and embroidery designs; so their shop is always updated. In addition to all this good shtuff, Lace Lab’s deliveries are unmatchably speedy. By the time my order (and there were multiple items in the shipment) was placed, it took a single hour for my package to ship, and only three days for it to arrive through international delivery! I know I’m not the only individual to notice their fantastic shipping, as many of their reviewers made comment of their quick shipments and deliveries too.

Definitely make sure to go check them out, and remember to keep checking back as they are constantly updating their stock! I’ll leave their link here for you. For now I’ve included some photos from a recent shoot with Kalina Denault Photography featuring two of Lace Lab’s handmade lace bodysuits. Enjoy!


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Unfortunately, Lace Lab no longer offers the two bodysuits pictured above; however, I’ll link some of my favourites from their current designs- here, here, and here! I’ve linked the pieces in order of the pictures below for your convenience.


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Xo, Quinn

OOTD- Jean Skirts & Off the Shoulder Tops!

Okay so I’m pretty sure that jean skirts and off the shoulder tops will be going down in fashion history as the epitome of 2017 style. You can’t even scroll through Instagram without seeing a fashion blogger sporting the trendy look. And, best part? This trend seems to be here to stay! The funny thing is, jean skirts were a major fashion faux pas just a few years ago, and I honestly didn’t see it having the major comeback that is has. So props to you if you kept- and still fit into- your jean skirts from the early 2000’s (or earlier!). I on the other hand, didn’t have such luck and needed to buy all new jean skirts. Oh well, I’ve been loving this trend so it was well worth it!

For the past couple of seasons we’ve seen a huge reappearance of off the shoulder cuts, and I have simply been OBSESSED. There’s something so dainty and feminine about an off the shoulder look that I just can’t pass up. See for yourself with the photos below!


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Jean Midi Skirt in Black (Similar)
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Off the Shoulder Top in Sage
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Black Heeled Sandals (Similar)
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All Photography is courtesy of the very talented Jorja from Jorja Coral Photography!

Thanks for reading, I hope you’ve enjoyed today’s look. What do you think of this season’s hottest trends? Let me know in the comments!

Xo, Quinn

Tassel Earrings by Hart

I am so unbelievably happy that there is a substantial earring trend this season. I feel like it’s been so long since I’ve really dove into any jewelry trend, and Hart gave me the ambition to do so. Tassel earrings. One of the chicest touches you can add to your outfits this Spring/ Summer season, and also one of the biggest current trends. With the addition of tassel earrings, your entire look instantly elevates, leaving an elegant presence. And look how fun they are! They’re really quite hard to resist if you ask me, which is why I am so so so excited to share Hart with you all. Hart Hagerty, the founder and designer behind Hart, works directly with Chinese artisans and suppliers to produce her tassel earrings. As she currently resides in Shanghai, her earrings are a direct representation and inspiration of Chinese culture, in the most stylish form.

The photos below feature two of Hart’s signature topknot tassel earrings in the colours sage and cornflower blue, both of which I’ll link down below for your convenience. For now, make sure to check out the photos from my most recent shoot with Jorja Coral Photography!


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For this look I paired Hart’s topknot tassel earrings with this gold shimmer midi dress that I picked up at Dynamite during their BOGO 50% off sale! I’m always a bit skeptical of the quality of Dynamite’s clothing, but this dress was honestly such a steal. The fabric, the shimmer, the length. I love everything about this dress. In fact, I may go as far as to say that this is one of my current favourites… I know, crazy! And pairing it with these earrings from Hart is just the cherry on top. I absolutely love how the sage tassel earrings bring out the gold in the dress, both of the colours just beautifully melt together. Of course, the cornflower blue earrings are also just as stunning when matched with this dress.


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Shop My Look


Hart Topknot Tassel Earrings in Sage

Hart Topknot Tassel Earrings in Cornflower Blue

Dynamite Gold Shimmer Midi Dress (Midi Skirt version)

Everly Ring Stack 

White Espadrille Slings (Similar pair)


All photos courtesy of Jorja Coral Photography!!


As Hart states herself, “expect to get compliments each time you wear them.” And she’s not wrong; every single time I’ve worn mine to date, I’ve received a compliment. Go get yourself a pair, or ten, now!!

Thanks for reading today’s post, and also thank you SO much for 700 followers!! Your dedication to Darling in Scarlet means the world to me.

Xo, Quinn

 

OOTD- Apricot Floral Dress from Poppy & Dot!

Florals for Spring? Groundbreaking, I know. A floral wardrobe is pretty much the epitome of Spring fashion. And, just because it’s been around season after season, doesn’t mean that I love it any less. After a long and cold winter, the sight of blooms can make a gal pretty happy- especially if they’re printed on a cute piece of clothing. All in all, seasons come and trends go, but florals will always have my heart (and be en trend), so why not have a closet full!

I partnered with Jorja Coral Photography to bring you all this adorable floral look. For the look, I paired this beautiful apricot floral dress from Poppy & Dot with the cutest white espadrille sling backs from Marshalls, and my rose gold watch from Folsom and Co. I absolutely love how these espadrilles give the ensemble a more casual feel, whereas rocking heels with this look would step it up a little (literally and figuratively). Check out the pictures below!


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Not only is the dress super cute, but the material it’s made up of is the perfect light fabric for warm weather!


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Shop My Look!


Floral Dress: Shop here.

Rose Gold Watch: Shop here.

White Espadrille Sling Backs: Shop similar here.


Photos courtesy of Jorja Coral Photography.

Thanks for reading, I’d love to hear your thoughts on this classic Spring pattern- let me know in the comments!

Xo, Quinn


*Disclaimer: Apricot Floral Dress was gifted by Poppy & Dot.

 

Ring Stack Goals With Everly!

They say diamonds are a girl’s best friend- and for good reason. They sparkle and they won’t steal your boyfriend; it’s a win win. The downfall? I’m a 20 year old University student who doesn’t have the resources (aka: moolah) to rock diamonds on the regular. So what’s a girl to do? Well, I give you Everly; the ring shop that carries a variety of simulated diamonds and gemstones presented in beautiful sterling silver designs.

Through Everly I received this stunning set of three rings, which is pictured below. With my current obsession with all things rose gold (I mean, what gal isn’t all about rose gold lately?),  I opted for two of their rose gold pieces, separated by a classic silver design. Put them all together and you’ve got the perfect ring stack! Best part? They look a whole lot more expensive than they actually are. Everly is currently offering their stackable ring sets for 3/$150, 4/$199, and 5/$250.


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This ring stack is the perfect addition to any outfit! As shown in the pictures, I chose to pair them with a champagne coloured dress from Dynamite and my nude clutch from Aldo, although they’d honestly look great with anything!


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I typically have a few rings that I like to wear daily- just to make my outfit look a lot more put together than it probably is- and I have definitely now added these Everly rings to the collection. I am in love.


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*All Photos are courtesy of Jorja Coral Photography.

*Disclaimer: Rings were gifted to me for advertisement purposes.


To shop these stunning rings, click here!

Thanks for reading, and don’t forget to subscribe- I post new content at least every Monday and Thursday.

Xo, Quinn

 

Denim Flared Sleeve Dress OOTD

Statement sleeves have been one of my absolute favourite trends this past season, and I can’t wait to continue sporting them throughout this upcoming Spring/ Summer. I’m killing two trends with one stone with this look, by pairing a denim fabric with bell sleeves. Both trends create the perfect amount of detail in such a minimalistic look.

For today’s post, Jorja and I shot at Schriemer’s Greenhouse amongst all of their cacti and tomato plants. I absolutely love the atmosphere that greenhouses emit; everything is so fresh and clean. Plus, there are so many gorgeous plants to browse. It’d actually be quite a cute and inexpensive date location! Do you have any local greenhouses you annually visit? Let me know in the comments!

As pictured below, I paired this denim dress from Zara with a pair of nude mid- heeled sandals from Forever 21 to create a very simple, yet chic, look.


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*All Photos are courtesy of Jorja Coral Photography.

*Makeup look is by Jeanna Lee.

Go give some love to these talented ladies!!


Shop My Look!


Dress: Zara Dress With Frilled Sleeves.

Shoes: Similar style here.


Thanks for reading, I hope you enjoyed today’s look!

Xo, Quinn

OOTD- Pinstriped Culottes

Does anyone else have the childhood memory of wearing gaucho pants literally everywhere? I say childhood memory because I would have been about 9 years old at the time of the trend; I know, I’m just a squirt. But even my Build-a-Bear had a wardrobe full of the cropped bottoms. Years later I looked back on the trend distastefully; however, fashion’s once again come full circle and is right back to those good ol’ days of wide legged pants. When the trend first made its return appearance on the runway a few years back, I dreaded the thought. Now? Now I’m rocking culottes every other day. Funny how tastes change in time and with trend. So my question to you is just that. How do you feel about this wide legged pant’s comeback? Let me know in the comments!

For this look, I paired a sage coloured off the shoulder crop top from Forever 21 with some striped culottes from Mango. I chose a subtle top to keep the focus on the pants. I absolutely love the added detail of the slit on the front of the pant legs; it makes the pants so flowy and comfortable! My mom actually liked these pants so much that she stole them from me, and I ended up buying her her own pair! Check out the full look below.


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All photos are courtesy of Jorja Coral Photography.


Shop My Look


Pinstriped Culottes 

Off the Shoulder Top in Sage

Vintage Yves Saint Laurent Ring 

Velvet Strappy Heels (similar here)

Nude Clutch (similar here)


Thanks for reading, be sure to check back next week for some new posts- I have a lot of exciting things coming up!

Xo, Quinn

Bootay Bag- A Monthly Undie Subscription!

Who wouldn’t love getting new undies in the mail each month… like, need I write more? Well, at least let me go into detail a little. Bootay Bag is an online monthly subscription that sends you undies (of your specified taste) each month! When first applying for the subscription, Bootay Bag will ask you to answer a series of questions related to your underwear preferences. Thus, allowing semi-customization. While offering undies at your doorstep, you also have the option to include a bralette in your monthly bag at an additional cost. I’ve included some pics of the Bootay Bag that I recently received, along with the cute undies I found inside. Go check them out!


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Photos courtesy of Jorja Coral Photography.

*Disclaimer: Products were sent to me for promotional purposes.


Thanks for reading, and definitely make sure to go check these guys out (oh, and subscribe. Hehe.)!

Xo, Quinn 

Vintage Designer Jewelry- Need I Say More?

What if I told you that you could rock gorgeous designer pieces without breaking the bank; would you believe me? I honestly wouldn’t have believed myself prior to stumbling upon Old Soul Vintage Jewelry a few months ago. Old Soul Vintage Jewelry is an Etsy shop that offers vintage bracelets, earrings, rings, necklaces, handbags, designer glasses, scarves, and hand-made vintage button bracelets and earrings. I was fortunate enough to receive this vintage Yves Saint Laurent hand-made button ring, and it has now become a favourite in my ring collection! As I’ve stated a number of times in my previous posts, a few unique rings on one’s hand perfectly complements and elevates a look. Details, details, details. Now of course, rocking a vintage Yves Saint Laurent ring will bring your fashion game to a whole new level. Check out some pics below!!


 

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Link to the featured repurposed Yves Saint Laurent ring: here.

Photos courtesy of the very talented Jorja Coral Photography.

*Disclaimer: Product was sent to me by Old Soul Vintage Jewelry for review.


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Xo, Quinn