anna’s senior shoot

last week i, jane, got to photograph anna for her senior photos. it was a great summer night at loring park, and i loved the colors she chose to wear against the various fun backgrounds. a white lace dress in contrast with the colorful window box flowers... the perfect striped shirt to pop against the… Continue reading anna’s senior shoot

free printables!!

as we prepare for college (it's less than a month away!!), we are searching for dorm decorations and have had a lot of luck finding free printables online. here are our favorites for your own decoration purposes: *pictures are not our own* happy decorating!

introducing pab’s packs!

we are so excited to share this collaboration post with some super cool women that started the amazing non-profit that is pab's packs! pab's packs provides comfort and encouragement to chronically ill teens by donating custom backpacks filled with items to make their hospital stays easier. “pab” is for pia and abbie. abbie was diagnosed with… Continue reading introducing pab’s packs!

laura’s jean jacket diy

i, laura, have had this crazy jean jacket idea for a few months now, but it wasn't until may when i finally had time to get started! i slowly acquired patches from etsy, thrift stores, local stores (like patina and i like you) and random chinese websites hahah! i bought an oversized, rather basic jean… Continue reading laura’s jean jacket diy

an interview with sonelle couture

as part of an upcoming summer long project we are doing with showroom mpls, we got the chance to interview fashion designer and custom dress maker sonelle of sonelle couture. we had the best conversation about her fashion journey and style inspiration. enjoy ! where did your background in fashion begin? i learned to sew when i… Continue reading an interview with sonelle couture

steal the style: bold earrings

we have been loving the new bold earring trend! it is perfect for summer, affordable, and easy for everyone to pull off!! the inspiration: shop the look:  

LA for a few days

hope everyone is having a good wednesday! i am in the final push until spring break, while jane is already on her way to tokyo (more on that soon)! i visited my sister in LA last weekend and ran into some cool stuff: thank you, bella for having us and abby for being my travel buddy!

bildungsroman project

this is a post we have been looking forward to share for weeks. a friend of ours, jack cordero, has recently started his own blog. we always get excited to connect with other bloggers and writers. however, we were especially excited to hear the awesome project jack has planned for his blog: the bildungsroman project.… Continue reading bildungsroman project

happy second birthday to us!

today marks two years of distinctive style! having this blog together has challenged and inspired us to delve deeper into what we love most: style, photography, and creative writing. we have so much planned for the future and are happy with our past. in honor of our birthday, we made our favorite red velvet cupcake/cake recipe.… Continue reading happy second birthday to us!

the jean guide

hey, friends! hope everyone is having a very merry holidays. we have both been enjoying some time off to hang out with family and friends. we wanted to share with you different pairs of jeans from around the web that we think are great!