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

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!

rooftop view

although it was freezing up there, nothing beats an up close and personal view of downtown mpls! here's some photos taken from the foshay tower observatory.

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!  

thankful, thankful

with november coming around the corner and these beautiful fall days, i (laura) can't help but feel thankful for this great weather and colorful season.  we also just had two days off of school that were much needed, thank god. happy tuesday! hang in there, everyone.

fall kicks

happy weekends, friends!! here's what we love for shoes this fall: have a great weekend, everyone! get out side, enjoy the fall colors, and read a good book.

fall trends

fall is here! pumpkins, halloween, sweaters... it's all here! so, to celebrate this beautiful season, we have gathered all the trends we've noticed. fashion leotards: such a love-hate relationship with these. so nice to have a permanently tucked in shirt, but if you don't find the right one, they can be pretty uncomfortable. good one here . chokers:… Continue reading fall trends

recent online buys

i, laura, have been so stressed lately. everything from papers, college essays, long term projects, to politics and the civil unrest is stressing me out big time. i wish i had more hours in the day to sleep and beat this stupid cold that is bugging me and also to get my to do list… Continue reading recent online buys

mission trip 2016

i, laura, have been back from my mission trip, to pine ridge native american reservation, for some time now, but it's taken me longer than i expected to gather my thoughts and write this post.  this trip was one that i will never forget because of the children that i met and the community that… Continue reading mission trip 2016