Friday, January 30, 2015

Being a Blogger in Eugene, Oregon

Being a blogger in Eugene, Oregon is NOT ideal. The summers are very beautiful, but my goodness it is SO cloudy and rainy and foggy during the fall/winter. Which makes picture taking VERY hard. On top of that, I'm at my office working full time, so I always miss the sun if it DOES decide to peek out (I find myself staring outside when the sun shines through the clouds... haha). So I'm sorry my photo location has been the same for the past while. I come home for lunch and take photos sometimes, so I don't have time to venture out very far from our apartment complex ;)

I'm especially excited about today's post because it truly caters to the environment around me-- A rain jacket and wellies combo! This bright and happy green rain jacket + rain boots from Joules make a perfect outfit for the Oregon weather. It seriously rains out of nowhere here (and often!) so it's important to be prepared :-) I love the striped lining on the inside.

I decided to wear the bright green jacket with this delicately beautiful sweater from Gypsy Threads. Gypsy Threads is temporarily closing their online shop, so EVERYTHING is on sale, 40-75% off! But don't hesitate, things are going FAST, so take advantage while you can! Scoot yourselves over to their site and find something for you to add to your closet.
rain jacket, wellies: c/o Joules || sweater: c/o Gypsy Threads || jeans: c/o East & Lo
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Seersucker Sass said...

Love your outfit! I have the same issues when it comes to taking photos - it's always dark when I get home, and my apartment doesn't have the best lighting and set-up for taking photos. I'm so ready for spring!

XX, SS || A Little Seersucker Sass

Maddy said...

I love the sweater! The frills at the bottom are so flirty and girly without looking out of place in a casual outfit.

Erika Dannelly said...

oh man that jacket is caauuuute!

Melanie Fee said...

Ahhh, I am a new fan (big fan) & I had no clue you were a fellow Oregonian! Hey neighbor! I'm not to far from you in the Salem area & am actually a Wedding/Family Photographer... I can surely relate on the cloudy Oregon days! SO looking forward to Summer! I just wanted to say hey & tell ya I adore your style & blog BUNCHES! xx

P/S Do you take your own photos? They look great!

Natasha xoxo said...

Love that green jacket -- too cute!

xo, tasha
twenty-something blog

Nikki Williams said...

that sweater is gorgeous!

xx nikki

Bailey B. Stewart said...

i love the boots! and the jacket? Soooo cute!
PS your hair is super duper long!

Gentri said...

This is SO cute, Rach! love it!

Gentri said...

This is SO cute, Rach! love it!

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