Friday, January 27, 2012

Jean Paul Gaultier | Haute Couture Spring 2012 | Amy Winehouse

Colorful, bold, feminine, edgy and a bit ridiculous. Just like Amy Winehouse. 
And who better to commemorate her than Jean Paul Gaultier.

If I could choose one show to attend during Paris Fashion Week, it'd be Gaultier's. 
His designs are extravagant, playful, a little twisted and truly stunning. But, did I really need to explain?  See for yourself, daaaaahlings!  

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Thursday, January 26, 2012

Gone Sailing

 Sweater: UO | Corduroys: F21 | Shoes: Jack Purcells | Rings: Obey & Cinderella Jewelry Boutique | Cross Bracelet: Macys | Watch: Vintage Gifted by Dad | Name Necklace: Gifted by Vicki of Victory Carmichael | Heart Necklace: Tiffany & Co. - Gifted by Cousin 

Its a warm day (in the high 70's and low 80's), which led me to believe that it'd be a beautiful day to go sailing. And by sailing I mean a trip to the park to run around with Snoopy, an iced coffee from Starbucks, and getting a compliment on my sweater by the girl ringing up our groceries at 
Trader Joes. 

It's a dreamy California day. 

Now, all I need is a home made iced tea and some time to bake in the sun in my bathing suit. 
(Just kidding, I'm not going to put anyone through that in January.)

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Etsy Treasury Finds | Chevron

I am such a huge fan of and the fact that it provides a platform for anyone with even a tiny dream to sell their own products - which makes the relationship between seller and buyer even more special and personal. I can literally sit on this website for hours and have several (to say the least) urges per day to shell out some dough for a darling item. 

So, on that note, I want to showcase items that I find, love and create into little treasuries on

This week, it's all about the Chevron craze. I just can't get enough!

I'm pretty sure I need those unique high waisted shorts, that Gold Lucite tray for my coffee table and that iPad case. What are your favorite Chevron items?

Monday, January 23, 2012

Cold California

Blazer: F21 | Tank: Target | Jeans: Old Navy | Boots: Chinese Laundry | Scarf: F21 | Purse: Urban Outfitters | Bracelet: Macys | Ring: Cinderella Jewelry Boutique | Watch: Gifted Vintage from Dad

I love blouses with bows and with this weekend's chilly weather, I decided to turn my scarf into a pussy bow. Also due to the "cold", (with quotation marks because my friend Jabez in D.C. doesn't think it's cold in California) I wore a thin cardigan under my blazer to keep extra warm. Wouldn't have known, would ya?!

I'm a great magician! No, I'm not really. I've just found solutions to buying blazers and jackets that aren't always lined with a nice heavy material. 

On that note, I have been wanting a good ol' quality riding jacket/wool blazer for awhile now and have been finding more and more options to add to my wish list. Here's one, another, and another!
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