Been Savin’ it All for You cause Only Love can Last


leopard dress with wood platform wedges and cat eyes vibrance d

What I’m Wearing
* SEA NY leopard print silk dress …my go-to dress when I want to be comfy and don’t feel like planning an “outfit” …seen here as a coat
* The Jersey Maid brown long cardigan …see it here in 2009
* Steve Madden wood platform wedges …last seen here
* Lucky clover necklace
* Tom Ford cat eyes
* Hair: pulled back front section while wet, clipped and let air dry. Once dry, I removed the clip, leaving hair set in place, created a loose braid from there. My hair has been a bit dryer since getting it done so the added texture kept the braid from completely unraveling without being tied.

* Title: lyrics from Madonna’s “Like a Virgin” …and omg I love Madonna. I just watched the video which I don’t think I’ve actually watched since the 80′s. Such a pioneer, that woman …and hugely inspired by her as a kid growing up in the 80′s, as many of you were as well, I’m sure.

My first post since the New Year where I haven’t had to download my images onto one computer, upload them to Flickr …open them on my other computer to edit them in Photoshop then upload to Flickr again …then back to my new computer to create my post. Phew! I finally have my new iMac fully loaded with all the programs I need, including my beloved CS5 …though I mostly use Photoshop. Blah Blah Blah …..

….this was a rather boring outfit in my opinion …but the first day in MANY MANY MANY MOONS that the husband told me I looked pretty. So obviously, men prefer simpler, girlier, less fussy, shorter dresses, that may accidentally blow up due to a gust of wind at any given moment. But we knew that ;)


picking dandelions

looking at a dandelion dark

blowing dandelions out

loose messy braid dandelion heart tattoo

leopard dress and platform wedges cat eye sunglasses d

loose messy front braid in hair 1

sun-in-eyes

leopard dress sun in eyes vibrance 2

Let’s pretend it’s not Monday today & make it great!

dandelion and bare lion

dandelions in the wind


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LA native & lifestyle blogger Maegan Tintari writes daily at ...love Maegan.com sharing beauty & style secrets, including fashion DIYs, how-to nail art manicures, hair tutorials, and home decorating ideas, as well as a look into her personal life with her husband and adorable dogs, two Frenchies & an old Pug in wheels. Here you will find her talking about their journey & battle with infertility & recent relocation up to the mountains by a lake in search of a better life.

31 Comments

  • Amy @ThenThereWere

    April 4, 2011 | Reply

    I love these pics of you, you looks really calm and happy!

    Not sure if you can get Shan Rahimkhan products in the US but they are amazing! {he’s a famous hairdresser in Berlin apparently, I’d never heard of him thou…} My hair was very damaged last year so I was trying to grow it out/get it in better condition. Then it was totally hacked by a hairdresser {he got a shaver out and everything. I cried!} So I’m now going through the process of trying to grow it, go from dark to blonde and get it into good condition. I got given a couple of his products to use a few weeks ago as they have just been launched in the UK and I am totally in love! Definitely worth a look :o ) Or I get on well with John Freida’s root awakening range – again don’t know if it is just a UK thing.

    Amy x

  • BeAtta...

    April 4, 2011 | Reply

    Wonderful dress and shoes ! :)

  • Anna Saccone

    April 4, 2011 | Reply

    You do look really pretty…but your hubby should tell you that more often, because you always look beautiful :) <3

  • Gabby / Gypsy*Diaries

    April 4, 2011 | Reply

    I have to agree with your husband… you look very pretty! :D
    xxx

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  • Absolutely Mrs. K

    April 4, 2011 | Reply

    The color combination is perfect (although I love seeing you in color too). The leopard print is phenomenal and so fabulous with the cardigan. But oh I am in love with the shoes. it is so hard to find stylish summer heels, and these are pretty stylish. the leather makes it a little bolder. They will look fabulous with the right pants too.

  • Amada

    April 4, 2011 | Reply

    Your hair is so beautiful! Love the print dress!

    xoxo

  • Elizabeth

    April 4, 2011 | Reply

    Really gorgeous photos. I love your loose braid!

    have your cake & eat it too

  • Becca

    April 4, 2011 | Reply

    That final image is positively PERFECTION. I think we need to start a trend of monday improvements – casual mondays (as opposed to fridays), lunch time happy hour specials, 2 for 1 chocolate bar deals…

    Becca

  • *amanda*

    April 4, 2011 | Reply

    Blow-flowers!

    Whudya wish for??!!

    :)

  • agnes

    April 4, 2011 | Reply

    j’adore ta robe, et tes chaussures sont superbes.
    très jolies photos

  • vain319

    April 4, 2011 | Reply

    LOVE your look!!
    you look like a grown up Pebbles from THE FLINTSTONES.You look so pretty!!

  • Collections

    April 4, 2011 | Reply

    Love your hair-do and shoes!

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  • Alex!

    April 4, 2011 | Reply

    I agree with Anna, your hubby needs to tell you more often ;) Also that last picture is phenomenal, it should be framed!

  • Cara

    April 4, 2011 | Reply

    I asked my fiancé once why he and I never liked the same outfits on me, and his response was: “It’s exhausting trying to mentally undress you in one of your outfits… there are too many scarves and belts and shirts.”

    And I wouldn’t call this outfit boring (it’s quite exciting in my opinion: I’m fascinated with, but afraid of animal prints). If it must be labelled, I’d call it classic!

  • Craftmaker

    April 4, 2011 | Reply

    Pretty, pretty, pretty!

    Love the dress!

  • Kayla

    April 4, 2011 | Reply

    Men like fitted dresses that show mile long legs and you’ve got that down! Can’t wait to see the remodeled office.

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  • bananas.

    April 4, 2011 | Reply

    whatever you did to your pictures…i’m LOVING!!!! and those dandelion shots are adorable! frame those babies and give them to your hubby. since he thinks you look pretty and all ;)

  • Natalya's Closet

    April 4, 2011 | Reply

    Such great photos, as usual! XOXO, http://www.NatalyasCloset.com

  • Sal

    April 4, 2011 | Reply

    Those wedges are simply divine!

  • drollgirl

    April 4, 2011 | Reply

    you little jungle bunny! lol. i mean that in a good way! LOVE the outfit, and it looks so rad in these pictures. the pictures are just amazing, and, well, so are you! :)

  • Tere

    April 4, 2011 | Reply

    amazing look, i really like your dress!

    xx

  • La Petite Olga

    April 4, 2011 | Reply

    Such amazing pictures! Wish you a great Monday!!

    xx Olga
    La Petite Olga

  • Jess

    April 5, 2011 | Reply

    What a gorgeous look. I love your wedges!

    xo
    jess
    http://cheapbutchicclothes.blogspot.com/

  • le pearl

    April 5, 2011 | Reply

    the shoes have caught my eye <3 jealous 3000

  • Chicago Mom (Heather)

    April 5, 2011 | Reply

    You always look pretty!! But I do think men love simple girly dresses. I agree!

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  • MissSeattle70

    April 8, 2011 | Reply

    I am in love with your hair here and you need to do a tutorial on this one. If I tried it (even though my hair isn’t heavy) I know the braid would weigh down the poof on top, the braid would look spindly and come unraveled. I would look like that weird girl in the eighth grade who hadn’t realized that she should maybe try an older hairstyle, lol.

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