9.30.11 // Leopard.





Skirt, Romwe.com / Blouse, Diane Von Furstenberg / Sunglasses, Dita / Belt, Vintage / Bag, Balenciaga

Was gifted this amazing leopard skirt from Romwe.com which I am so in love with. This was a fun day hanging out with Andy who I hadn't seen in forever. We went to the cafe at Fred Segal, milled about the DVF store for a while until I decided on this gorgeous blouse, and took a bunch a photos. They are having a great sale going on right now by the way; the home section is my fave! Work is killing me but I am using every last bit of energy to post because I love it so much. Finally feeling on the up side of being sick which is great but still not one hundred percent. Shopping day tomorrow with my sis, if anyone is around the city, send us a tweet!

photo by: visual adhesive

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9.28.11 // Ink Drop.





Ink Magazine Fall Issue finally out!
Check out my feature on page 24 - 31!
Thoughts anyone? Truly a fun project.

This is probably the most accurate representation of who I am. Writer, Promise Newell, clearly observed, documented and wrote an interview that truly defines me. I always get scared when I do interviews because you never know the context they will be used in, or what questions get cut, but this is just marvelous.

To view the interview, click the photos to enlarge or if you get some time, check out the whole issue at:

|Ink Magazine Online|

photos by: Joy Newell

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9.25.11 // Soft.





The official calendar week of Summer has ended so I thought it would be fun to do one last warmer look. Though the feeling of the season wont be apparent until the end of October, or even later here in LA, I want to devote everything to my beloved Fall going forward. Got this amazing vintage skirt from one of my favorite Los Angeles vintage stores, Shareen Vintage. I paired it with some contemporary pieces such as a silk button up by Funktional and a silk vest by Ever. I was shopping for a shoot I styled a couple weeks a go and found these awesome Via Spiga shoes in the Nordstrom sale rack with my friend Mintee and was utterly pleased to say the least. They are my new go to!

photo by: visual adhesive

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9.23.11 // Happy Birthday To Me...





It's finally that time of year again, the time when I remember my age and want nothing more than to forget it. I never even thought I would make it to an age where I would even say this. Haha! Oh well... Tonight is a beautiful, traditional dinner with my family at One Pico Restaurant in Santa Monica. My love bought me this new velvet T Alexander Wang dress I had been dying over ever since I saw the previews. Wanted to go for a nostalgic 20's theme with it because it seemed dramatic and therefore birthday appropriate. Wonder what my wish will be when I blow out my candles... :)

photos by: kristy mann

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9.19.11 // Novio-Novia








Was gifted this awesome dress by one of my blogger friends, Joyce, from ldmldmldm !
Its an amazing line called Novio Novia from the Novelty Lane store based in China.
I am an absolute fan of abstract prints, especially when they are as fresh and cool like this!
After browsing their site, I cant stop adding things to my birthday list which my husband is getting annoyed with me about. Haha!
So much speaks to me with this garment on an identity level so I wanted to shoot it in a setting where the translation could not be interrupted by the noise of every day life.
Love on every level.

photo by: visual adhesive

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9.16.11 // MODEGAL.



Featured in ModeGal Japan for their second issue.
I feel very honored...
I wish I could understand what it says! LOL!

photo by: visual adhesive

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9.14.11 // Ink.



I recently did a shoot with a super cool online magazine called Ink for their Fall issue and got back some of the final images! This is just a teaser but the whole issue will go live soon! If you have yet to check out the mag, its full of super hip fashion and culture and all created by a young and talented group of people. I will post more as I can! They did such an amazing job, so excited. :)

|Ink Magazine|


Photos by: Joy Newell

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9.11.11 // Fall Needs Part l.



Fall is always my favorite time of year for fashion. Boots, jackets, leather, fur... Love it all... Definitely have my eye on many things this season but unfortunately I cant put them all up. One of my favorite online store, La Garconne, has launched a private label collection called La Garconne Morderne and everything is to die for. I strongly urge you to check it out because this shearling jacket is just a taste. I finally found the perfect leather pants this year, Acne, and cant wait to wear them with EVERYTHING; instant chic. Another lust worthy item are these A. Wang Luca Boots which have such a modern finish to a chunky low boot. What is everyone else putting on their list!? Also wanting another Proenza bag and some Erin Wasson x Low Luv jewelry!

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9.4.11 // Into the Woods.






Sunglasses, Dita / Blouse, Rose / Skirt, Raquel Allegra / Fur Clutch, Helmut Lang / Necklace, H&M

Spent the day cleaning my apartment. Not a whole lot of fun but it always feels good to be in a clean space. Preparing for the crazy week ahead shooting a lookbook, coordinating an FNO party, and possibly hopping over to NY for the weekend. What is everyone doing for Fashion's Night Out?! Nico Vega is playing the Ever store on Melrose and I can not wait for the whole street's events! Going to be so fun!!

The is the last look of my Dita mini series. My favorite frames as of current, the Mariposa! Be sure to check out the behind the scenes video of the shoot. Should post this week :)

photos by: kristy mann

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9.1.11 // Waiting for Fall.




I don't know if I will ever be able to contain the excitement I have for this crop tank sweater by Theysken's Theory. Its absolutely insane. In fact, the whole Fall collection is amazing. I'm definitely taken by the burgundy trend this season and I'm sure it will be a reoccurring theme for me throughout Winter. I feel like everyone looks good in this color.

Currently plotting who I will have to take hostage for these Dita Century sunglasses. They are so over-sized and so perfect! Pants are wool EVER trousers I snagged at their recent sample sale and shoes are by Generic Man.
: )

photos by: kristy mann

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