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04/14/2008
4:17 am

Zippers and fringe and straps

14/04/2008, General


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Okay after yammering on about denim dresses and realizing that the old photo’s link was broken and the post from last weekend hardly displayed it’s zippered glory, I figured I would post better pictures of it so at least people would understand what kind of weird/sort of ugly but awesome (to me!) it is. Perfect for the random and highly appreciated California heat wave.

And yes, I totally think that this fringe bag and these gladiator wedges go with everything and I know I wear them approx. always. Perhaps I should christen them with the title of basics!

Dress, vintage. Heels, Nine West. Bag, Lucky.

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04/12/2008
8:24 am

Floral and zombie

12/04/2008, General



Oh my god I look SO TIRED here. Because I was. Getting up at six sucks and makes me go home at 1 in the morning. But one of my best friends EVER from college is visiting who I have employed as temporary photographer. My favorite quality about him is that instead of making his sandwiches in the kitchen, he takes all the ingredients to his bedroom and makes it there. Just in case, you know. Plus, we both like okapis. He is incredibly sweet and almost too easy on the eyes (and can even pull off an argyle vest!) but his heart keeps on getting trampled on cause girls suck, I guess. Maybe he can advertise for a girlfriend (preferably in the LA area) on my blog, unbeknownst to him.

And I know I have been wearing the same things for the past week but I guess that’s what I’ve felt like doing. This is apparently my new favorite dress to wear on Friday nights.

Dress, Kate Moss for Topshop. Jacket, H&M. Shoes, Forever21. Clutch, vintage.

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04/12/2008
8:01 am

Friday Friday Friday

12/04/2008, General

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Shirt, thrifted Banana. Belt, secondhand. Skirt, handmade by Camille. Boots, Minnetonka. Heels, Forever21. Bag, Balenciaga. Sunglasses, Forever21 and H&M. Bag, Balenciaga.

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04/11/2008
2:50 am

Warming up

11/04/2008, General

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I actually went to work in a horrible lazy San Francisco “I’m freezing” outfit but it turned out to be so warm and lovely that I was dreaming about little white dresses and canvas coats all day. I changed as soon as the opportunity presented itself. I got these boots a year ago or so and they are freakishly cool, I’m astounded at my luck for, first, finding them, and second, having them be just my size.

Dress, vintage Gianfranco Ferré. Boots, vintage. Hat, Zara. Jacket H&M.

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04/10/2008
5:40 am

Tagged

10/04/2008, General

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I’ve been tagged!

Things I am Passionate About

-eating lots of sushi, all the time..oh and mango mochi balls
-spending ludicrous amounts of money on Lula, ViVi, and French Vogue whilst it slowly dawns on me that magazines comprise 98% of the intolerable clutter in my microscopic room
-practicing making dolphin noises
-making my boyfriend watch French movie after French movie and convincing him he loves them
-organizing my mp3s – that includes cover art
-being healthy only sporadically
-Coffee Bean Black Forest Ice Blended
-vintage!

Things I Want To Do Before I Die

-become an awesome stylist
-live in Paris forever
-buy an obnoxiously small but extremely furry dog, preferably one that closely resembles a bear cub
-figure out a way to organize all my shoes that rules
-have real estate in the city, countryside, and beach
-go to Cambodia and Sweden

Things I Say Often

-sweet
-I hate the ferry
-mmmmmmk
-That smells like a pony…or an eraser
-How avuncular
-That’s older than some dogs
-sickie
-I need those boots
-Did you say harbage?
-yeah right
-no, I’m half Japanese and half white

Books I Have Read Lately (uhhh..I need to read more..I am thinking I was smarter in college)

-Youth in Revolt (BEST BOOK EVER)
-Net-a-porter notebook (thanks S!)
-Sophie’s World (but then I got bored)

Songs I Could Listen To Over and Over
-Velvet Underground, Stephanie Says
-Jimmy Eat World, Kill
-Arcade Fire, My Body is a Cage
-Bettie Serveert, Lover I Don’t Have to Love
-The Dandy Warhols, Bohemian Like You
-Oasis, Sunday Morning Call
-Our Lady Peace, Thief
-Saves the Day, Freakish

Things That Attract Me to My Best Friends

-the ability to let the day happen to you as it will
-triple piggyback rides
-knowing how to make me laugh when I’m crying
-wearing a fuzzy tiara in public and when someone asks you why, responding with “What tiara?”
-noticing things..as Holden Caulfield said “no one ever notices anything”
-an appreciation of Michael Showalter’s existence
-blasting System of Down while driving through one of SoCal’s poshest neighborhoods, accurately singing every last word (in reference to the human shown below)..though this is kind of the same as the tiara thing
-knowing how to do stuff I can’t
-loving fashion more than shopping

Generally, being this ridiculous:

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Aaaand I suck at tagging, so other people do this too!

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