Remember that vintage mandarin jacket from the 4th Street Boutique? Yeh, I totally copped that, thanks to the generosity of fellow volunteer Susi. Not only is it chic, it's cozy as all get out and I wore it pretty much alllll weekend. With everything. Including jammies.Vintage jacket; thrifted belt and blouse; BDG jeans; Sigerson Morrison boots; old purse from street vendorI also made a point to get out from in front of my computer (which
February 25, 2011
It's quite sad that a good 80% of my appreciation for art, film, and culture in general always comes back to "Yeah, but what are they wearing?" Having said that, looking at the works of artists like Gainsborough and van Dyck makes me want to dress like a 17th century Lord Sir Duke Marquis de Kerfuffleplump. Gainsborough, van Dyck, van Dyck. The dudes in the last painting are wearing wedge-heeled boots
The Internet serves us in many ways: it's home to a wealth of information (just Google it), it's a way to connect with people around the world (social networks!), and it's a repository for ignorance (YouTube commenters). One of my favorite perks of all this newfangled technology is the ability to virtually people-watch stylish folks around the world--aka cruise Street Style blogs*. Everybody knows about The Sartorialist and Garance Dore
February 22, 2011
Pastries made with ube, a yummy, sweet purple yam I came to appreciate during my trip to the Philippines; a wolf that could only exist in a dream; the view from some lucky heffa's person's Paris apartment; a shimmering watercolor 'fro, loving the type treatment in this magazine layout; oversized rings made out of purple rocks are right up my alley.
H&M blazer & jeans, Leigh & Luca scarf, vintage boots, bag, belt, and beret.I spent the weekend working, pretending to be a Parisian cowgirl, making individual barbecue chicken & mushroom pizzas, working, reading two very interesting yet very different books, feenin' for Easter candy (when can I get some Peeps, peeps?), and working. How was your weekend?