Pastels are Out, it’s a Tropical Easter

My most vivid memories of Easter are from the 80s when my mom would dress up me and my two sisters in coordinating Easter outfits, complete with hats and little purses. Flowers, light girlie tones, lacy bibs, it was the beginning of spring, a time of pastel colors and creepy bunny costumes. Well although the creepy bunny costumes endure, this year I am ditching the pastels of the past in exchange for some fresh, tropical vibes. Check out […]

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Stripes and Slouch Wedges

Introducing a simple striped mini jersey dress paired with an oversized button-up and my thigh-high slouch wedge boots. I love this balance as it shows just the right amount of skin. Trying to keep it kinda classy folks, even in the land of bikinis over here. Include a long statement necklace to bring it to the next level style-wise. Shop the look here.   Boho Casual by julieestrella featuring a white shirt Navy blue dress amazon.com White shirt […]

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Always Coordinate with your Dessert

So the other day I kinda matched my dessert to my outfit. Not deliberately, I swear. As I was picking up some macarons for my daughter’s 10th birthday (yes, she wanted macarons, not cake) I sneaked a couple for myself, to test, you know quality control. As I was looking at my two chosen flavors I noticed that they kinds matched my look. They say don’t “eat with your eyes” but in this case it […]

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“OctoStyle” Design

Rejection. Part of the reality of being in a creative position. We create and a lot of the time our efforts are rejected. Maybe the creative isn’t inline with the strategy or perhaps the client just doesn’t like the color purple. (my fav) Regardless we are often tasked with creating over and over and over until we “get it right”. This is where we as creatives can often produce work better than we could have […]

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