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My name is Tara, and this is my Platinum Parlor.  I am a wife & mother living a life inspired by feminine feels & vintage vibes.  Here, I document my adventures around Southern California involving classic fashion, beauty products, home decor, & places of interest.  Please come in and stay for a while...

Black Cat & My Leopard Beret

Black Cat & My Leopard Beret

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Hello loves and happy December!  Can you believe it? We are only a few weeks away from Christmas, and I'm over here just barely getting my fall looks going.....  I just wrapped up a fabulous challenge I took part in on Instagram, the 30 Days of Pinup hair Styles.  The images below show Day 16, which was to wear a beret with a black and white striped top.  The best part of participating in this challenge was that I tried hair styles I had wanted to for years ( I obviously was living in my comfort zone for too long), but I also brought out items from closet I had not worn.  Like my leopard print beret!

French style

Now along with the requirement of a beret, a black and white striped top was needed, how did I not have one?  I figured Target would have something simple enough and wouldn't break the bank, and I was right!  This super soft, long sleeve, striped tee was only $10. I threw it on and didn't change for a few days, it felt soooooo nice!

fashion under $50

A pop of pink is always needed, and I kept it neutral with my cat eye sunglasses in a clear frame.  

vintage style hosiery

For my Frenchy feel, I also wore these back seam stockings from LaLaTrends, get 10% off yours & the rest of your order with code: PLATINUMPARLOR

sneaky black cat purse

Now here's the best part of this location!  Look at that sneaky kitty coming up behind me as I look for my lipstick for a touch up.  This black cat approached me with no hesitation and talked my ear off!  Never have I seen a cat be so social.  He wanted to be right by me for every photo, and soaked in all the pets before I had to take off.  

black and white striped top
black cat

Look at that handsome guy! 

cute cat clothes

It was such a treat hanging with this kitty for the hour.  Now I want one!  I've been wanting to go back to check on him, shall I?

vintage style cat eye sunglasses
California Winter Blue

California Winter Blue

Pinup Hair Challenge: Days 11-20

Pinup Hair Challenge: Days 11-20