SOCIAL MEDIA

10 July 2016

Purple Hair + Orange Dress





I had a startling amount of free time on Saturday, which resulted in a slightly new 'do. No big surprises here, and if you follow me on instagram, you've already seen the sneak peek. Mom was my partner-in-crime for this haircolor endeavor, and aren't you impressed by the great job she did? I love it--it feels very 'me'. This is probably my second favorite haircolor after dark brown.

What's funny to me is that the last time I featured this dress on the blog, my hair was just about exactly the same color, only significantly shorter. Now is just about the time when I'd normally be chopping all my hair off again, but I did just get a curling iron for my birthday so I think that will motivate me to let it keep growing for a little while. That, and the ability to throw it all in a ponytail on these tropically hot days is very enticing. I'm actually thinking of writing a blog post about how to do an awesome ponytail...because ponytails always seem to get kind of a bad rap in the hairstyles department, maybe just because they are easy, but they have the potential to look pretty awesome.

On this day, I trained some teenagers in the perfect orange-peeling technique, which seemed appropriate, given the shade of the dress.

So yeah, my weekend was characterized by haircolor and oranges - what was your weekend like?
Tayler Morrell said...

I love the pop of blue on the back.

Suzanne Carillo said...

Your hair did turn out smashing. I'm always amazed when people manage to get the colour so vibrant.

The stand out for me in your outfit is the shoes, and those laces.

bisous
Suzanne

Kristie Hillway said...

Super cute!!

Luna said...

Wow your hair looks absolutely awesome!! I've always wanted to have a little purple in my hair but was never brave enough! :P

Wendy Tomlinson said...

Love the dress and you pull of the purple hair so well. You look lovely.

Rachel ¦¦ A Nesting Nomad said...

The purple looks great on you! It's such a pretty shade. I wish I could pull off coloured hair. I am however really getting into orange, so that dress is right up my alley. I think the contrasting panel is genius, and I also think we should try to match activities to clothes at all times.

Lacey said...

I love that dress! And your hair. I am growing out my hair from a pixie cute and am going to dye it pink to refrain from chopping it off again! Lol

Chelsie Petras said...

So cute! i love how its just a little portion for a pop of color

Aishwarya Shenolikar said...

Purple is so amazing. It looks great on you. Loved your shoes! :)

Adriana Renee said...

The purple looks great! Perfect pop of color!

Cara (Kindly Unspoken) said...

I love your hair! There's something so invigorating about dying your hair a wild color. Love it!

Shann Soiney said...

I love your hair! Your mom did an awesome job! My mom always helps me put highlights in :) That dress is beautiful!

mypixieblog said...

<3 everything about this dress! That hair suits you :) Love the color combination.

Stephanie Sadler said...

How fun! Cute dress and fun hair. Love the bit of blue at the back. It's all very summery! :)

Rebecca Hicks said...

Such cute hair for the summer! I love it. And that turquoise on the dress is so cute. Perfect for you, Rachel!

Joy Lynn said...

So cute!! You pull off fun hair colors so well! Also, I've never said this before, but just based on seeing you in photos, I feel like you are such a kind, genuine person. You just have that look about you :)

Crystal said...

I love your hair! So cute!

Anonymous said...

You look FLAWLESS!!!! I LOVE your hair and how you take risks so often! When I dyed my hair crazy colors it felt very "me" as well. Love your authenticity!

Miss JYC said...

Looks so good!

Rica Lewis said...

Love it! You're such a doll!

Krista Dial said...

Girl, you're rocking this hair color! I've toyed with the idea of doing purple or pink in my hair, but just haven't gotten brave enough to do it yet. LOVE the look! :)

Rach @ This Italian Family said...

So colorful and happy! I love your hair and this dress! :)

Susannah said...

You always have such fun hair colors! I love it! <3