(Emanuel Ungaro hoodie and studded tights, RVCA dress, Nine West wedges, Balenciaga bag)
I’m not actually as caffeine dependent as to need two temperatures of the good stuff handy simultaneously..mine is the iced. I always choose iced.
Combining two loves of mine, studs and tights, these caught my eye in a crazy way in Paris and they are a complete dream in real life too. I decided they deserved a little more than the usual ankle boot treatment and scrounged up these wedges I bought last spring.
Colin and I are driving up to San Francisco for the long weekend – excited for a change of scenery no matter how brief..and to see my family of course. Yeah!
(vintage silk shirt, leather fringe vest, and Levi’s shorts, Aldo heels, Balenciaga bag, Noir studded ring)
The weather here has been so off and on that depending on what direction you drive in for 20 minutes, your attire can go from brilliantly planned (inside the confines of my bedroom) to burning hot (inland) to damn cold (back by the water again at sunset). Keeps things fun.
I choose white over cream whenever give a choice but I’ve been wearing this shirt semi-exclusively for the past week. After I got over the fact that it’s missing the bottom two buttons, it quickly proved itself perfect for balancing out denim.
I got a lot of questions about my cats over the past couple days! Kumo (the gray one) is Persian and Bijou (the black one) is half Persian and half Himalayan. They quickly decided after they came home with us which human they wanted to claim to themselves..Bijou follows Colin’s every last move and Kumo has attached himself pretty ferociously to me, going so far as to sleep with his head on my pillow every night. I really never thought it was possible to love an animal so much. I’m totally one of those people now.
(Brian Lichtenberg tshirt and triangle necklace, Luxeshop talon necklace, American Apparel skirt)
Photographer: Julia Soler
Stylist & fashion editor: Ángela Esteban Librero
A couple weeks ago Angela and Julia from METAL magazine came down to SD to shoot me for the June issue..the weather was disgustingly gray so we ended up taking it indoors to our humble abode. As you can see, Kumo and Bijou were champs throughout. Between everyone laughing at our on-crack cat’s antics, a spontaneous McDonald’s run, and blasting every obnoxious song we could, we had a ton of fun. They brought a rack full of crazy amazing pieces – I particularly fell in love with the Brian Lichtenberg mesh dresses and even got to pet the glorious hair shoes. WOW. I offered up some of my own pieces for Angela to work in and she kind of created an awesomely amped up take on my style. I’ll post the rest when the issue comes out.
(American Apparel sweetheart two tone minidress)
Sometimes it feels good to lie around your backyard in a neon pink minidress (which btw I recommend to all who want to release their inner ice skater). To be honest, the randomness of what I wear around our place and the surrounding 100 foot radius is alarming. The UPS guy finds this pretty entertaining. Last time he came around he asked me, “So how big exactly is your shoe closet?”
Hmm..more like one trunk, two racks, multiple hanging organizers, a brimming car trunk, and still a surplus that invades the floor beneath the kitchen counter. But this was too intense to explain.
(Emanuel Ungaro hoodie and studded clutch, Forever 21 tshirt and shorts, Aldo t-strap heels)
Some of you may remember a most fairy tale-like experience I had in Paris back in March thanks to designer of Ungaro Esteban Cortazar. He was as charming and fun as he was generous with his time for me and Colin – from getting to see his show at the Louvre (if you must know, the invitations are propped up on my dresser next to all my jewelry) to having dinner at George’s complete with a Kanye sighting, he made our time unforgettable. He was sweet enough to send me some of my favorite pieces from his fall collection to play around with…this dripping-in-chains angora hoodie was one of the most gasp inducing looks for me. I honestly removed it from the package as if it was an ancient fossil of sorts and Colin agreed upon trying it on that it was just ridiculously good. Complete with a two-way zipper, fierce little shoulder pads, and an extra slouchy hood, there’s pretty much nothing I can think of that wouldn’t look amazing with it, or the strawberry red clutch for that matter. Thank you Esteban, much love from California to Paris!