Blouse, shorts, and cuff, vintage. Heels, Oh Deer.
Totally the craziest thing ever. Perhaps a bastard love child of this and this? It’s too bad (really, really too bad) that I don’t have the Balmain moccasin booties to properly channel the bad-ass-ness that could be going on here. It seems like every fall sequins (along with plaid, always a fuss over plaid) are touted as some groundbreaking trend but I kind of love them always. It’s still an even 80 degrees every day here so I can’t break out the lamé leggings/black funnel neck coat/ankle sock/crazy sandal experiment I’m envisioning but I’ve always thought that the glitz is offset pretty well by destroyed denim too. Actually, I’m pretty sure that I think everything matches denim shorts. It’s okay though, it seems like I’m the only one in the blogosphere that actually loves summer and I’m going to relish every last sticky, sandy second of it.
The only sad thing about this blouse is that it’s just the tiniest bit too short to wear as a dress. Even for my (non-existent) standards. I feel like I’ve been over-wearing my Chloe wedges so I made myself go for these Oh Deer Louboutin knockoffs instead. Not seen since the early days of the blog, when coincidentally, I was wearing plaid. And..denim shorts.
If you’re getting bored of studio shots, don’t worry because my beloved is returning from Rome in mere hours. Exciting stuff. And he is apparently bringing me crazy fierce Italian cuffs or something. Sweet. Thanks again to all my friends who helped me out with photographs!
Playing around with a few new things.
1. Erin Wasson/RVCA bandage skirt with gold studs. I’ve already worn this a ton, I love that it’s a really thick knit instead of your standard jersey. Plus, studs.
2. Spiderweb lace lingerie top. So trashy, so in love. I imagine it’s probably supposed to be part of some Morticia Addams costume. Man, what am I going to be for Halloween if I’m using up all these ideas now?
3. Studded ankle boots that I fell for when Karla posted them a few days ago. I haven’t ordered anything from Victoria’s Secret since..I’m approximating..my sorority days. Wow. Any DGs out there? Anyway, the boots are the sickness. I’m guessing they will be the new requisite blogger footwear. I remember fainting slightly when I saw (fondled) the Louboutins they’re a knockoff of at Neiman Marcus on clearance for $400 or so. Prooobably should have just taken the plunge, however that was back in January and I was less insane then. I’m giving these an A+ too though, good platform/heel ratio going on. I love how low-cut they are too.
Tank and skirt, Erin Wasson x RVCA. Heels, Colin Stuart at Victoria’s Secret.
My swayback isn’t really that bad. But it’s still pretty bad. I wore this out last night to hang out with some law school students at some random bar. God knows what they thought of me. I told one of them that I work in fashion just to be succinct and he responded, “Figures”. I look like I’m going to sneeze in that first picture.
Black lace top, random lingerie store. Boots, secondhand.
Ok and lastly, this is random, but for some reason I get a lot of questions about my hair, which I’ve always just found uselessly neither wavy nor straight. I was going to make a separate post about this but then realized I didn’t really have that much to say. I get it highlighted obviously, use random drugstore shampoo/conditioner (currently Garnier), let it air-dry until I can’t stand it being damp anymore, then spray it with Sunsilk Waves of Envy. Which costs about a cent, and smells kinda nice and oceanic. Sometimes it dries wavier, sometimes not, but that seems to be random more than anything else. I haven’t touched a straightening iron in years now, mostly cause I don’t care enough to and it’s kinda scary to see steam coming off your strands. I hope that answers your questions and sorry it’s not more interesting!