It happened; I caved: I am now one of those annoying people who insists on capturing life’s most mundane moments through the hazy lens of the Valencia filter. Follow @thestylesample on Instagram for random food/fashion/cat photos.
There comes a time in every woman’s life when she has to make a difficult choice. A choice that may be controversial, a choice that not everyone will agree with or understand--but as Cher Horowitz once said, it’s a personal choice every woman has got to make for herself: The choice to wear clear heels. Vintage lucite heels from Atomic Number 10 Now see, I know what you’re thinking. But hear me out: they’re VINTAGE clear heels, not
I love the boldness of heels with shiny silver ankle cuffs; Andre is a trip and a half, but his one-liners and ostentatious capes never fail to amuse; My hyper-organized side is seriously coveting this checklist stamp; The cover of Nabokov’s Lolita gets a lacy type treatment; A pop of yellow in a neutral room seems just right; This still life is so calm and lovely that it makes me want to (try to) do
A few weeks ago, I was asked to participate in the Symphonic Stylings fashion show on behalf of NVISION vintage boutique in Northside. I happily obliged by hamming it up all over the runway in a haze of wannabe Sasha Fierce-ness. It’s completely contrary to my nature to be that close to that many beautiful clothes without obsessing over SOMETHING, so after seeing this gorgeous matador-print skirt swish down the runway, I had to have it. It
All Saints tee; thrifted pants (easy DIY here!); Giuseppe Zanotti heels; NOMAD3176 shell necklace; bracelets from a craft vendor Mixing contrasting prints in coordinating neutrals makes me dizzy in the best way possible! Shop the look: Dorothy Perkins Aztec print tee | Oodi shell necklace | Forever21 Chevron striped pants | Bebe python print heels
The sheer fabulousness of these Balmain booties is giving me fashion hallucinations; How neat would it be if hills were created by giant clothing pins?; I’d like to hole up in a luxurious hotel room and sleep for a few days, pleaseandthankyou; I’m not one to wear my heart on my sleeve, but wearing it around my neck is a different story; I’m working on determining my “look” for fall, and this combination of quirky
I know, I know, I’ve been a Bad Blogger™. Just leaving without saying a word, not posting or tumblr-ing (though I have been tweeting). My bad! Though I have to say, it’s been nice just living life without thinking about how to editorialize it. Every now and then, it’s rejuvenating to take a Blog Break. Aaaanywho. I’m back today because I received an email offering readers a $40 gift card to The Limited (my old college