Apr 25, 2012

The Block Is Hot








Blazer, skirt, cropped top, and necklace via Nasty Gal, vintage watch, Senso wedges via Karmaloop

(Photos by Shala of www.themonaaway.com)



My block hot. My block burn. My block on fire. What about yours? - Lil Wayne

 

Warning: this outfit is VERY bright. As a neon addict, I do not believe one can ever go too far. In fact, I have no qualms about blinding passers-by with my squint-inducing ensembles. With that being said, one can see why I find neon color blocking hot. I love any excuse to pile it on.


I absolutely live for these wedges, and I'm not even a wedge girl (I'll take my heels 6inch+ and chunky please), but all of that extra foot support gives me the extra neon I crave. Sometimes, I like things strictly based on their color. My skin tone seems to be just perfect for white and neon. When going this bright, a neutral can help those beautiful colors stand out more (Yasss!). My fave white blazer did the trick in this outfit. 


I can thank my fave online store for the brightest orange skirt I have ever seen. Seriously. Pictures cannot capture just how bright this skirt is. It was love at first sight. I will admit that you have to be brave to wear this neutral-less as I did later that night. It can be overwhelming to some. But as you know, to me, more is more. And I like my block hot.



xx Slim
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Shayla Greene, or Slim, as her friends call her, is a stylist, entrepreneur, and digital influencer.

The bottle blonde has spent the last 10 years living and working between her native Los Angeles and her adopted home, NYC. She began in fashion PR and eventually moved on to styling. While working for top publications and a few celebrities, her outfits and DIY hair turned heads on set. After realizing her affordable style drew as much interest as the luxury items she worked with, Slim created ALLTHINGSSLIM in 2012.


In a few short years, ATS has become a go-to for cool girls with a budget around the world. As a digital influencer, she has participated in campaigns with brands such as Bebe, Nasty Gal, Puma, and Victoria's Secret. The Army wife and new mother to Dylan and Baby Declan is currently residing near Fort Bragg, NC. Be sure to check out her party decor line Slim Crafts and her apparel shop Bottle Blonde!

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