Wednesday, October 29, 2014

the trench

Photos by Roxana Velazco & Alex Perez

(trench jacket c/o Kaii, Truly Madly Deeply tank dress, Zara combat boots, Theyskens' Theory bag)

Last week I had the pleasure of visiting Kaii's showroom with my gal pals Roxana and Ruby. We got to play dress up with all of their amazing pieces and I ended up falling in love with this trench jacket. As you know, I am obsessed with anything kimono shaped, and this trench jacket has that familiar silhouette that I love so much. A draped trench, what a brilliant idea! And I can not believe I didn't have this in my wardrobe sooner. It is such a staple item, particularly for the warmer winters we have in California. I wore it for a day of bright and early sample sale shopping last Saturday and it was perfect for the occasion. It kept me warm and gave the outfit a nice layered look. I'm excited to wear it with a dressier look next time around! One word: Versatility.

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Tuesday, October 28, 2014

what's in my bag

These are a few of my daily necessities I carry with me throughout the day. A portable power bank is a must if you are always on the go like me. This one from Lumsing is the ultimate stylish and functional accessory. I love that it comes in this rose gold color, matching perfectly with my phone. If you are as visual of a person as I am, you will appreciate the little details in life like this. Other things to note: Elizabeth & James Nirvana White is my current go-to scent. I love the Black version as well, but this white one is slightly more feminine. Also, I always bring two shades of lipstick, because you just never know where the day will take you. Sometimes a simple lipstick switch can amp up an outfit making it perfect from day to night.

Friday, October 24, 2014

american gothic

Photos by Michael Ramstead

(Dyer & Jenkins tee, Pins + Needles plaid dress, Blanc Noir leather jacket, Zara combat boots, Luv AJ ID necklace)

Just a few quick snaps of an outfit I wore sometime last week. I was supposed to go to a concert that night so I was channeling some grungy rock and roll vibes. I ended up opting out of the concert at last minute but wore this to dinner instead, which worked just as well. I always dress for multiple occasions, because you just never know. A strapless bustier dress is such a great multifunctional piece. Add a casual tee underneath and pair with boots and it becomes casual and cool. Ditch the shirt, throw on sky high heels, and finish with a sleek clutch and you have quite a different feel. Now I'm thinking I need that Comme Des Garcons tee, because how cute would it be to have that signature heart peeking out?

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