Thursday, June 26, 2014

Denim on Denim

Dear Diary,
 Denim on denim has a bad rap.  After all, who can ever forget the 2001 American Music Awards JT and Britney denim explosion?  The infamous outfits might have prevented me from trying this look for quite some time but finally I've concluded that it can be done (properly)! 

 To me, there's only two ways about it:  one is to go with the Guess denim ad direction (skin tight top and bottom, wavy beach hair, lots of skin), but this requires certain physical attributes that I lack....  Or you can go with the Hollywood celebrity (i.e. Olivia Palermo, Charlize Theron, Kate Moss) seemingly effortless style.  The later option just needs a little bit of confidence, cool shades, and killer shoes. 






 Top: JCrew
Jeans: Gap
Shades: H&M
Shoes: YSL

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Plan B

Dear Diary,
  I know I'm a bit of a control freak.  I have the need to plan and when things deviate from the plan it drives me...bonkers.  It's definitely a character flaw of mine and it's gotten worse with age!  Just like the other day I had planned to pull together a certain look with bright yellow and blue denim, only to find out my memory has failed me (something also getting worse with age!) and I didn't own the right pieces to match my mental picture.  So I walked out of the closet with a gold top and mint skirt.  Slightly off the plan... but this one I can condone~
 







Top: Forever21
Skirt: Korea
Necklace: Saks Fifth Avenue
Sandals: Jimmy Choo
Clutch: Louis Vuitton

Thursday, June 19, 2014

My Vince

Dear Diary,
  We encounter different people that are special to us during different stages of our lives.  You usually meet them when you are least expected but once you meet them your life change for the better.  Some of them become your dear friends for life, some disappear as fast as they appeared.  

This past winter I met a special guy.  He's cuddly, soft, and cozy.  I felt like a million bucks when I was with him.  I'm pretty sure he's one of those special people that are here to stay because I'm obsessed to his shawl collar and warmth.  I'll cherish you in my closet, see you next winter.







Outerwear: Vince
Top: Forever21
Shoes: Chanel

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Neon Bright

Dear Diary,
   Unconsciously, I've been posted a whole series of black and white looks.  It's time to ditch the dark and bring back some light.  Comfort and brightness is the main idea and there's nothing cozier than a plain white tee.  So I'm embracing the sun in the wine country with the return of my smile and a bright neon colored pleated short skirt.







White Tee: Uniqlo
Skirt: Madewell
Stripe Blazer: Forever21
Lace-up Sandals: Zara

Thursday, June 12, 2014

When One is Better Than Two

Dear Diary, 
When did our lives got so hectic and complicated.  We are constantly running in different directions and juggling multiple tasks.  Precisely because of this reason, we can get lazy about what we wear sometimes.   So lazy that finding a top and a bottom is even way too involved.  Well, I guess there's a solution for that- rompers!  Playful and versatile, you can dress it up and dress it down.  Perfectly casual and stylish for all your weekend affairs.  





Rompers: Taiwan
Clutch: Banana Republic
Peep Toe Pumps: Christian Louboutin

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Perforated, Please!

Dear Diary,
Once in a while we should push ourselves to try something new.  Laser cut-out or perforated pieces have been in trend for some time but I was never particularly drawn to them; until I found this fun top with cutout flowers.  It has the perfect balance of delicate and edgy, different without being out of (my) character.  This accent is a perfect way to add a sporty vibe to this Spring/Summer season.





Perforated Top: Taiwan
Stripe Skirt: Forever21
Booties: Manolo Blahnik

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Coffee or Errands?

Dear Dairy,
  Am I the last person on the planet that is still wearing leggings?  Is my fear of leggings becoming a dying trend coming true?  Well I know I'll never give up on one of the best thing that happened to my wardrobe that easily.  They make the best outfit for running errands especially when I have a little one constantly pulling on my leg.  Throw on a flowy top, a pair of sunnies, and a functional crossbody bag; maybe I can finally cross off one thing on my to do list.







Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Pinstripe

Dear Diary,
Is winter really gone?  Is it really time to ditch my winter wear?  Come to think of it, I never got to wear my winter coats...it's been a strange winter in California for sure.  I'm kicking off this warmer weather with my new friend, she's a little stubborn, very black and white, slightly narrow minded, but full of strong personality.  Yup, this pin stripped skirt has a funny shape but I love the structure and sharpness. She's my type of girl!








Top: Theory
Skirt: Banana Republic
Booties: Manolo Blahnik
Clutch: VBH