cute & little | Dallas Fashion Blog: All Bunned Up

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

All Bunned Up

NET International Cardigan - S (purchased in Taiwan) (buy similar)
LOFT Square-Neck Top (really old) - XS (buy similar)
Flower Pin (gifted from Annie)
Turquoise Necklace (really old)

I was going to wash my hair this morning, but it was freezing outside and the idea of being all cold and wet just sent me straight back to bed for another 15 minutes in between the sheets.  So up in a bun my hair went!  It actually ended up taking me almost 15 minutes tease my hair so that it had enough volume to make a bun not look like a little knot on the top of my head.  But thank goodness for the Goody Spin Hair Pins!  My bun can now be big and loose and these little pins make it all stay in place.  These little guys are the ultimate godsend, I tell you.

As for the outfit, I almost forgot about this bandage skirt!  The last time I wore it was actually for my first outfit post ever on my blog.  If you haven't seen it, it's a gem in all it's awkward glory.  To say the least, it's always good to see how far you've come.  :)

Oh, and this post is titled as such because of my hair bun.  Not because of these crazy Urban Dictionary definitions.  

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Natasha xoxo said... [Reply]

I wear my hair up all the time... I love the bun on you!

<3, natasha

hurricanekerrie said... [Reply]

I'm first to comment! Wheeee! I love the bun! I use this trick, too, on days I don't wash my hair. Funny you should mention the goody spin pin, I just saw them today at Target and wondered how they worked! You look so cute!

LyddieGal said... [Reply]

You look anything but little in those pumps -- so fab!
I'll always choose wearing my hair up over washing it, sometimes it can such a nuisance!

Chic on the Cheap

Petite Mom said... [Reply]

Tutorial please on how to use the spin pin to put your hair up in a bun! It looks great on you!

kileen said... [Reply]

@Petite Mom oh goodness, it's so easy it's almost not even worth a tutorial. but i'll try to put one up soon for you guys! :)

Jessica Marie said... [Reply]

This look is fantastic on you! So chic!

The Little Dust Princess said... [Reply]

This is so sweet. : ) You look greta with your hair up! I have the Spin Pins too..I should use it.

xx The Little Dust Princess

Vida said... [Reply]

That bun looks so cute! I'm a little shy with putting my hair up, but I think I'll give it more of a chance! Oh, and I JUST got that skirt from Express! I adore it :)

Destined For Now said... [Reply]

Cute bun! Love the pretty and girly cardi.

Morgan@Meet Virginia said... [Reply]

LOVE this outfit girl! And consider me your latest follower and I can't wait to link up to your awesome parties!! So so super fun! Loves!



A La Mode et Plus! said... [Reply]

You look amazing!!

My Heart Blogged said... [Reply]

I always cheat, and use baby powder in my hair if I don't have time to shower. It soaks up any grease. Or I use dry shampoo. I miss having long hair, and being able to just put it up.
My Heart Blogged

Thekla said... [Reply]

you look amazing:) check it out if you like it follow me i will follow you back:)xx

Jbreezybaby said... [Reply]

i love this outfit for some reason!simple but it somehow stands up, maybe the pop of vivid red from the neck top!and what a cute bun you have!

Tara said... [Reply]

Your hair looks really cute like that! I love how you added the flower pin, it really makes the whole look special!

Emmy said... [Reply]

I love the shoes, very cute look! and the bun looks great!

Elle said... [Reply]

I love this outfit, you look terrific! Everything just works and those heels are AMAZING. :)

Kirstin Marie said... [Reply]

Cute!! I love your heels, and your hair looks really good! I can never figure out how to make a nice looking bun, I always end up with a little thing on my head. How do you use those pins??? I've been wanting to try them, but they intimidate me & my super fine hair.

silvergirl said... [Reply]

you can work a bun
i still have trouble with the "knot" on the head look
will have to check out the hair pins you mentioned

Ramsey said... [Reply]

I like the bun on you girl! Probably because I'm a big fan of the bun look myself. Which is just another way of saying that I hate washing my hair. Which is gross. And unsanitary. But hey, I'm honest.

kileen said... [Reply]

@silvergirl yes, the pins are great! you can leave your bun kinda loose and the pins will keep it all in place. :)

kileen said... [Reply]

@My Heart Blogged oh i wish baby powder worked on my hair! i tried it once and it turned my hair gray. i looked like an old woman! i guess it was kinda funny. :)

Jen HaHA said... [Reply]

I don't think I've seen you with your hair up? I bet you're cute in a ponytail, too. Wait, have I seen you in a ponytail? The last pic is too cute!

Jen Hemming and Hawing Again

Lilly said... [Reply]

You look so great! The outfit is fab and the hair bun...LOVE it!

Anonymous said... [Reply]

Love this color combo..and you pull off the bun so fabulously!

Really Petite said... [Reply]

awe....I love the bun! And the outfit Kileen!!!!

You are so amazing!!

Melissa said... [Reply]

Gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous. I LOVE the color blocking with those three colors and the flower detail on the cardigan is so cute. You really look fabulous!

s said... [Reply]

Oooh could you do a tut on making a big messy bun with the spin pins?? Pleeeease? :)

That first pose is too cute!

kileen said... [Reply]

@s haha, ok. i'll make a little tutorial. :)

Living Foxy said... [Reply]

I love your bun...super cute:) I'm a new follower.

Come follow me:)

Kaleido Mind said... [Reply]

i love this look!!! i especially like how that skirt is form fitting but not TOO tight:)

Justine said... [Reply]

I saw those hair spin things on commercials but they didn't have them at my local Target. I really want to try them out :) you look great!

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kileen said... [Reply]

@Justine I picked mine up at my local CVS and they had lots in stock. They are worth their weight in gold! :)

Simply Bubblelicious said... [Reply]

Those shoes are GREAT! U look adorable. I am glad I found your blog, a fun read.


Viv said... [Reply]

you look great! love the bun :)

Stacey Kay said... [Reply]

Whoa, love those shoes.

Stacey Kay
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potpie du monde said... [Reply]

Loving that bun! You look so sophisticated :) love the classic outfit!

Bre said... [Reply]

You look fantastic as usual and I love the flower pin. It just reminded me that I have some pins I need to use them. Thanks!

Bre said... [Reply]

You look fantastic as usual and I love the flower pin. It just reminded me that I have some pins I need to use them. Thanks!

Jilliebeanie said... [Reply]

You are gorgeous and BRAVE in those sky-high heels!

Running On Happiness said... [Reply]

Beautiful as always! And loving your blue suede shoes! H-O-T!


i love mochi said... [Reply]

hi! what a cute outfit, kind of reminds me of 4th of july without the blue, hehe.

i love mochi said... [Reply]

oh, i was about to write, especially with the flag in the background =)

i love mochi said... [Reply]

oh wait, i just noticed that your shoes are a lovely blue! eek, sorry for all the posts =)

kileen said... [Reply]

@i love mochi haha, not at all. glad you enjoy! :)

and yes, the flag is what i get for living across the street from an elementary school.

April said... [Reply]

I'm in love with the outfit! You rock high heels like no other girl! You must really walk in heels well! You look so lovely with your hair up! You have such a perfect face and smile. Ohh that dainty necklace is ADORABLE!

kileen said... [Reply]

@April aww, april, you're too kind!! thank you! :)

SewPetiteGal said... [Reply]

Your hair looks soooo cute up like that! Have you thought about wedding hair? Because up is gorgeous on you :)

Love that skirts always seem to fit you so well! And once again just have to admire those shoes of yours.

kileen said... [Reply]

@SewPetiteGal aww thank you! i'm actually going to have my hair down in loose curls for my wedding. i kinda like the more casual look. :)

Jenni Wells said... [Reply]

you look so pretty! such a classic color palette. I love it

Michelle said... [Reply]

you look great in a square neck top!

Angga said... [Reply]

Oh How much I love the bun!!! I too was having my hair up today lol!!! I love putting it on bun when I'm too lazy washing my hair!! You look really cute!!!
Anyway!! talking about bandage skirt!! really loving your's and I jsut remember I also have one that I havent wear!!! too much cold weather!!

mello yello jen said... [Reply]

Kileen, love the bun!! But I love the outfit even more and love how the flower pin brings together your outfit.

I'm going to have to look into that bandage skirt because it fits you great!

Linley said... [Reply]

love this look, lady! the colors are gorgeous together!

and glad to hear good things about those hair pins! i received some for Christmas and have yet to try them out! i need to get on that!

Ashley J said... [Reply]

This outfit is one of my favorites!!! Very classy!

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