A Jungle Paradise With Farm Rio

Just a quick note to say I’m so excited to have found a snazzy new blog photographer! (Check him out at www.zachtaliesin.com.) For quite a while my life was in turmoil and I couldn’t even contemplate the idea of blogging, but I’ve recently turned a corner and feel ready to dive back into the things I love. Expressing myself through fashion has always felt natural, even as a child, it was something that flowed through me. When I was small I would spend hours drawing and painting. Art was how I self-soothed. The process of creation is a form of therapy, and for me, producing beautiful images via the synergy of fashion and nature is so incredibly satisfying. If you look back, most of my posts incorporate trees, flowers, and as much nature as possible giving my suburban locale. Which leads me to point out the pretty little skirt I’m wearing in these photos. It’s designed by a Brazilian brand called Farm Rio, and their garments are ABSOLUTELY STUNNING (if you like bright colors and prints). I’ve never seen anything like it. If they weren’t so pricey (though totally worth it) I’d probably order everything off their website. As is stands I purchased a few items because I simply couldn’t help myself. The best part is they are eco-conscious and carbon neutral. For every item you buy they plant a tree in the Amazon. I’m all for eco brands, though they often come with a higher price tag. Someone has to be willing to support the cause, and I’m happy to oblige.

PS: There was a time when I NEVER would’ve used this photo because of the “fat” hanging over my waistband. All of my blog photos are natural and unedited (aside from basic cropping and lighting adjustments) so guess what? I’m a human being with skin and bones and this is what I actually look like. I have evolved to a point where I feel comfortable with this. I am a real person with a real body – not to mention a body that has birthed a baby!

SHOP THE LOOK:

Sunnies: old, similar style here / Bralette: VS Pink / Skirt: Farm Rio / Heels: old, similar style here

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