Tuesday, March 24, 2015

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Coat: DIY (my friend, Michael Flores) | Scarf & Legging: Zara | Boots: Vera Wang for Nordstrom


TUESDAY. Went a little insane with the street food and shopping for organizational items at MUJI on a quick weekend in New York. Found the amber refillable pump bottles and labels for my bathroom goods. Because, nerd. Thankfully, went to visit my little brother who confirmed that I'd just dodged the snow fest bullet... though it was plenty frigid enough for this West Coaster. Layering away the pizza belly in a hobo-ly manner to keep insulated. Two vests and a blanket-turned-carcoat later....



Monday, March 9, 2015

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MONDAY. Low scoopnecks and a pair of heels OK this sweatpant situation for me, personally. Lagerfeld condemnation aside. Sundays are my designated lazy days so it's still a thumbs up if I swap my go-to choice of flat ankle booties for some soft leather peeptoes. Just have to take the plunge with nude slacks and blouse to lock down that clean, monochromatic outfit I'm always after. aka learn how not to stain light-colored clothing... 





Get this look for $43+ on Lookastic: Beige Leather Heeled Sandals, Black Short Sleeve Blouse, and Olive Sweatpants



Thursday, February 26, 2015

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Tshirt: Wilfred | Blazer: vintage, unbranded | Pant: GAP | 
Shoes: Sam Edelman | Bracelet: Victoria's Secret

THURSDAY. This silk blazer is my new favorite handmedown. Doing the simplest pairing of cracked-leather denim, cuffed and grey tshirt, tucked. Add statement bauble. 




Thursday, February 5, 2015

IFBK X FRESH TANGERINE.

photos: IFBK | makeup: Lindsey, Marco Two Union salon

THURSDAY. When the blogger behind Different Colors & Different Styles visited Seattle last month, we had quite the time talking fashion, warming up with hot espressos, and chasing what sun we did manage to get for a few photos. If you know how much I lean towards simple outfits and neutral colors, then it shouldn't surprise you when I assert a good liking Fresh Tangerine, a local jewelry brand that crafts thin structures I think should be added to every bauble box. Thanks, Diana!


Dress: Zara | Fur: vintage | Shoes: Lucky Brand | Jewels: Fresh Tangerine



Get this look for $31+ on Lookastic: Gold Pendant, Black Leather Ankle Boots, and Black Midi Dress





Wednesday, January 28, 2015

WHEN A GIRL GOT BIG EYES...



WEDNESDAY.  Not that Palermo's eyes are needsay "big," but her proclaimed adoration for La Mer eye cremes (and products in general) in her and Johannes' campaign for the brand led me to reevaluate my own beauty pantry. The soft tissues around our eyes are one of the first parts to age, I don't need to remind you. But when you have large Bambi eyes ... the kind that don't shut all the way when you're in deep sleep or the kind that beg you perfect the art of smizing for photos... a good serum or eye creme is a sound reason you might want to drop a good penny. And if you don't think my eyes justify this label, then I've done my job proper. Regardless, to the nearest La Mer counter! More details on Olivia's website, here.



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