Study Abroad: Austin, TX
As I’ve mentioned, I recently went to Texas to visit my brother. While I was there we took a day trip to Austin. From my brief time in the city of boots, bar-b-que and brilliant folk (lots of people w PhD’s there!) I have to say that I was super impressed. It very much seems like my kind of place- laid back, visually intriguing, a little bit hippie’d out. The vintage/thrift scene alone is enough to make me consider moving there.
During our lightening speed tour of Austin we spent most of our afternoon on South Congress Avenue, where I bought some great vintage pieces, ate awesome Tex-Mex, and obsessively people watched like a total creepster. During said eating, buying, and staring I opted for the same color palate as the day before- blue and white with caramel accessories. Apparently this is my attempt at being Texan. Given the number of compliments I got on my boots, I’m feeling pretty successful. :)