Oh My Goth!
Is purple not really my color? I think I accidentally gothed myself out with this mesh dress-turned-top. Oh well! Mesh, chiffon, and anything see-through is becoming more and more a staple in everyone’s wardrobe. Will the trend ever die down? I hope not!
Oh and excuse my poor attempt and Angelina Jolie’s sexy leg pose—I wasn’t really trying to be sexy, I just had to show off my ombre tights! ;)
Purple Mesh Dress-turned-Top from American Apparel | Black Skirt & Jeffrey Campbell Heels from Wasteland | Clear Pink Belt from Spinns (in Tokyo, Japan)
I don’t think I realized how obsessed I’d be with my Madrid Wool Hat from Nasty Gal. I feel like I could pull of my pajamas as long as I have this hat on. Oh but I don’t want it to outshine these amazing shorts—YES that’s chain fringe, and it’s wonderful! (and maybe a little too fun to play with…) I know you’re thinking it must have cost me a fortune, but the most delightful thing is, I got them for free at the Iron Fist Sample sale while volunteering! Ahhhhh! And don’t clothes feel so much better when you haven’t paid a penny for it? I can’t thank Michelle enough for letting me volunteer! <3 The sequined-cross blouse I snagged during Cyber Monday on Nasty Gal, which is the best day invented since Christmas. Ah, deals!
Late to the Party
Weekends are no longer lazy outfit days anymore since daylight savings has come around. I’m working hard to post more for you guys!
Yesterday was Tavi from “Style Rookie“‘s party for Rookie Magazine’s 1st Yearbook at Space 15 Twenty! Although it was incredibly chilly (yay for actually fall weather in LA!) today I decided to finally put on my little black dress for the party. This amazing skater dress is definitely more revealing than I’m usually comfortable with wearing but I tried it on at Topshop when I was in NY this past June and fell in love! I’ve been waiting for the right occasion to wear it (definitely not at work, haha!). Oh and notice these ombre tights? I know, they’re amazinnnggg!!! I actually had someone ask me where I got them =)
Earlier in the day my boyfriend and I went to the Stanley Kubrick exhibit at LACMA and it was absolutely amazing!! If you are a fan of Kubrick and in the LA area, I highly suggest you see it! The following is a photo of some costumes Vogue designed for Kubrick’s “2001: A Space Odyssey”. Kubrick wanted everything in his movie to be designed so that it would be plausible to exist in the time era of the movie, hence Vogue designed the costumes. Pretty amazing stuff!
Kleur was at the Rookie Event tonight as well! They do amazingggg nail designs, but alas I didn’t feel like shelling out the moolah to get my nails done. One day though, one day!!
All Choked Up
I really need to find myself a great belt for days when I feel a little more grunge. A trip to Hot Topic perhaps? (my favorite childhood shop! haha) But anyway, I’m loving my leopard print crop top. The fabric is really great quality and although you can’t tell in these photos, the neckline is faux leather. Sometimes it’s all in the details. Oh, and say hello to walkable black booties! HELLO!!!! =)
Leopard Print Crop Top from Wasteland / Black Shorts from Urban Outfitters / Boots from Wasteland
Living Dead Girl
Sometimes casual zombie days are necessary, you know what I mean? I think everyone should have their goth or punk days when they rebel against whatever style they usually don. It’s so freeing!
Zombie Crop Top from Number A Boutique / Purple Skirt from Urban Outfitters / Circle Sunglasses from ASOS / Wedges from Urban Outfitters
With a beautiful statement skirt like this, I needed nothing but to match it with black everything so the pink color could stand out. With a lace bodysuit to add some pattern/texture and topped with simple jewelry and a hot, I’m ready to go!
Lace bodysuit from American Apparel / Ombre Skirt from Choies / Fringe Bag from Akira Chicago / Black Wedges from Urban Outfitters / Bowler Hat from ASOS
Black, White, and Patterns All Over
Hello everyone! Sorry for the hiatus, it’s been a crazy week or two but I promise I’m getting back into the swing of things! I wanted to start off this week with my favorite fashion trend: pattern mixing! I think the trick with pattern mixing is to pay attention to the negative/positive space that the patterns you’re wearing have. For instance, if my blouse had a busier b&w pattern, it would appear more grey and the entire look would be different! What do you think, are you a fan of pattern mixing?
Spotted Chiffon Cardigan from Nasty Gal / Ribbon and Stripes Blouse from Urban Outfitters / Grid Print Trousers from Choies / Fringe Bag from Akira Chicago / Rings from 2020Ave / Heels from Choies
Happy Father’s Day to all the wonderful dads out there! Personally I think I have the best dad in the world, but you’re allowed to disagree ;)
So yesterday I attended a graduation for my friends at UCLA! Congratulations to UCLA Design Media Art’s Class of 2012, and also everyone else who is graduating this year! I wanted to dress nicely for the occasion but I think I accidentally went toward rebel attire, Motorcycle Chic as I call it. =) I think I was just so excited to try on some of my new jewelry. As you can see, I piled on 4 necklaces. I love the different textures and layers that all these necklaces create! Surprisingly it’s a little tough to find the right lengths to layer but when done right, it makes a simple outfit, like this black dress, become amazing!
Faux Leather Jacket from Topshop / Black Dress from American Apparel / Black Suede Purse from Akira Chicago / Accessories from ASOS, Romwe, Akira Chicago, Revolve Clothing, H&M
Hole in One
Love this lace bodysuit that has been on sale at American Apparel for awhile. It’s so convenient to have a top and bottom all there for you! And I just love the lace pattern! Let’s just say I wore flowers for mother’s day! Happy Mother’s Day to all you wonderful moms out there! Hope everyone had a rockin’ weekend! =)
Lace Bodysuit from American Apparel / Disco Shorts form American Apparel / Blazer from Urban Outfitters / Red Leather Belt from American Apparel / Chain Necklace from H&M / House of Harlow Rings from Revolve Clothing / Bracelet from Romwe / Messeca Wedges from Ashbury Skies
The weather is so flip floppy in Los Angeles during Spring. Was a pretty gloomy day all day and it’s expected to rain tomorrow! Today I wore a pretty casual outfit, sportin’ my favorite gothic lipstick from NARS. I got this slouchy dress on sale I think two years ago… still one of my favorites. You rarely see the low waistline nowadays… reminiscent of the good ole flapper days! I usually wear this look on hot days but since it was chili, I wore it with my trusty black blazer! Both blazer and non-blazer photos are posted below =)
Floral Chiffon Dress from Urban Outfitters / Floral Tights from Urban Outfitters / Cooperative Wedges from Urban Outfitters / Black Blazer from Urban Outfitters / House of Harlow Gold Necklace from Revolve Clothing