Tuesday, July 28, 2015

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Blouse: So Sweet / Shorts: vintage Levi's / Pouch: Hakei / Boots: Super Mode

TUESDAY. Tromping through Prague in classics. Loose viscose button-down I picked up in Madrid and a pair of vintage faded Levi's that were once full-length pants of some Parisian in the 90s probably... And knowing me and light-colored clothing, both are already properly stained, of course. I knew I was right to bring my Tide pen. Also, this taupe leather pouch is my new favorite thing. So so supple.







Friday, July 17, 2015

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FRIDAY. 
I strongly dislike when this happens, but guiltily dressed from the knees up in Zara... silk cami, suede shorts, leather backpack. A refreshing combination for these hottest of days, nonetheless.

It's been so hot, actually, that every once in a while it becomes necessary for one to walk through crowded zones with one's armpits freely displayed, with arms angled parallel to the road much like the giant crate carriers at Costco. Watch peddlers NOT harass you.

Equally relevant: tall, elaborate doorways and hedges both seem to function as convenient backdrops, somehow....

Photo: Melissa Vega

Monday, July 6, 2015

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MONDAY. She was pretty worn, with a hole in the right shoulder seam. Super supple and beaten to a faded navy leather in some parts. Found my new favorite piece a couple weeks back when in Paris in a 1 bin. ONE EURO. This is one of those pieces that, while it's monetary value is sufficiently nonexistent, will be a wardrobe treasure for as long as it lasts. Can't wait to pair it with more refined clothing pieces like my growing number of silk slips and crisp buttondowns. Let's be real, though... this isn't coming out of the backpack any time soon. 100F says no.




Thursday, June 25, 2015

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Jacket and slip: unbranded, thrifted / Slacks: Zara / Boots: Super Mode


THURSDAY.
The amount of walking entailed in my travels makes cute flat shoes requisite. These lightweight booties will be well-worn by the end of July, guaranteed. Linen slacks and an oversized suede jacket kind of mentally prepare me for any swashbuckling adventures which could arise if they wanted to. Will be traveling through EspaƱa for a good while. Chao.


Monday, June 22, 2015

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Tshirt: Zara / Leggings: Guess / Scarf: Moss Copenhagen / Shoes: (friend's) New Look 

MONDAY. Bonjour! Did some thrifting along a street of kilo shops that my Parisian friend pointed out where, as it sounds, one grabs secondhand goods and throws it on a scale to unveil some obscenely cheap price. The week has been filled with snacking on meats, dank cheeses, and PLENTY of wine by the Seine, outdoor bistro seating, and friends' flats around the city. It pays to know people, especially since tourist season is upon us and all I want is to get my French beauty supplies and maintain good vibes with the locals. Until later, au revoir.


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