introducing nine56 studio

we are so excited to share our latest collab with studio nine56 !! nine56 studio is a minneapolis based start up clothing brand. they design unique, made to order garments for women in their studio. we especially love the quality of their garments and versatility of the colors and styles. last week, we got the… Continue reading introducing nine56 studio

saint genevieve: a sweet spot

i, laura, finally got to this adorable french restaurant named saint genevieve today for a coffee and some sweets! located on 50th and bryant in mpls, this super stylish spot has unreal sweets, coffee, and of course, french food! saint genevieve is the perfect solution for travel envy as it makes you feel like you're… Continue reading saint genevieve: a sweet spot

portrait photography

i, jane, have been loving my new camera and got a special opportunity to photograph lucy, annie, and kenzie today. i have gathered my favorite photography tips for photographing people and outfits. one: get to know your model. know what makes them feel good in front of the camera. in kenzie's case, we mastered the… Continue reading portrait photography

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!

2017

.... and 11 days later, we are finally writing about the new year. the start of 2017 came with so many emotions. 2016 was one of the worst for us personally and universally, but it also provided many opportunities for growth. it completely exemplified the quote by joseph kennedy, "when the going gets tough, the… Continue reading 2017

rainy day pink

happy monday ! today was a rainy day in minnepolis, a perfect day to pull out the warm pink turtle neck. similar sweaters here and here we hope you've enjoyed ringing in the new year. our thoughts on 2017 and ideas for resolutions are coming soon !  

a christmas cruise

this past week, i, jane, spent my time on a cruise through florida and cozumel, mexico. it was a fun filled week spent with some of the most special people in my life, my family. here are a few pictures from our time at sea. the trip started in miami, florida. we celebrated being reunited… Continue reading a christmas cruise

concert review: mpls jingle ball

on monday afternoon, i, jane, realized that (one) i had nothing to do in the evening and (two) that some of my favorite arstists were playing at kdwb's jingle ball later that night. i bought two tickets an hour before the show and called up a good friend to join me. we went in with… Continue reading concert review: mpls jingle ball

room organization

it's been a while, sorry! we have been busy with the most wonderful season of the year (christmas, of course), but we have some great posts coming your way soon. today, i (jane) have photographed and linked some useful tips and favorite ways to organize my space and stuff. enjoy ! top left corner: i… Continue reading room organization

fall days

as the weather starts to turn, our outdoor activity ideas have started to become more and more unrealistic. so, we have kept ourselves occupied with lots of tea and craft days with friends. here are what our fall days have looked like.  (left) late night tea at a beloved local coffee shop (right) late night… Continue reading fall days