Sunday: a regular mid-March 85 degrees. I didn’t really plan to end up on sand but scrounged together something beach-ish from the nether regions of my Jeep once it became clear that was the plan. That moment being the one when we braved the 405 in an effort to get west. This Ref dress was simple enough to go moonlit dinner-appropriate with my palest skinniest heeled sandals. Handiness of garment + laziness of me = best.
(Isabel Marant cutout sweater and folded skirt, Phillip Lim mules, Theory muff bag)
Inky elevated basics for another beautiful Santa Monica sunset. This sweater had been haunting me since the exact moment it hit the runway – I love the notched hem and massive cutout. The most ’90s thing to somehow not actually look that ’90s on.
(Isabel Marant for H&M tshirt, Isabel Marant skirt, Céline buckled mules and cuff, Goyard Saint Louis tote, OPI nail polish in Samoan Sand)
So lucky to have freakish 80 degree weather in LA this week cause something about the tshirt by itself option is such a relief. One of the angles I took when shopping the H&M collection with just the slightest bit of foaming at the mouth was buying every white tshirt in sight, including ones that were targeted at other genders. Cut and opacity-wise, there was a lot going on that was perfect. The rolled sleeve version is super ideal for dressing down this main line structured piece along with all things Goyard that came away from Paris fashion week with me.
Merry Christmas and happy holidays to my beloved readers!
(Etoile Isabel Marant Anders jacket, Mlle Mademoiselle Zaria tank, Anine Bing denim, Valentino My Own Code clutch, Céline wedges and Audrey sunglasses)
“Freezing” LA is the best – the streets are all to yourself and the sunshine is as relentless as ever. I’ve spent the past few days in these jeans which I came across during a closet rummage initiated by a search for something other than a leather miniskirt. Anine Bing got that elusive slouchy/skinny factor just right. Worn with a giant fluff cloud and the faithful olive wedges.
(Vintage Escada cardigan, T Alexander Wang tank, Isabel Marant skirt, Theyskens’ Theory Alito boots, Theory bag, Weekday earring, Céline Audrey sunglasses)
Not sure I’ve ever worn this many colors that mice come in at once before. I dressed this structured Isabel skirt down with one of my favorite thrift store finds of all time. Cocoon blankets over summer outfits = perfect for LA’s take on winter.
(Lovers + Friends for Revolve Fun Times Jacket, Isabel Marant for H&M tank and sweatpants, Phillip Lim shearling clutch, Barbara Bui biker boots)
Today in and around downtown LA. Something about validating a tank and sweats combination with a double take is-that-an-animal bag, a simple jacket, and badass boots feels like you’re cheating the world in the best way. I’ve been a little obsessed with these pants since returning from Paris, see them styled with the matching top and a silver mesh belt over this way.
(BCBG poncho sweater, Isabel Marant folded skirt, Céline wedges and Audrey sunglasses, Valentino “My Own Code” clutch, Acne hat)
From exactly one week ago post-Tokyo and pre-Paris, a fun day around Abbott Kinney to check on the old Pacific, lunch at Lemonade, and stop by the always well edited Satine Boutique. I wore a Frankenstein-y sort of outfit with a Socal casual top half and France-originating bottom half. I love this softer take on the Mexican poncho so well loved by surfers and every student everywhere in the nineties. The perfect piece to try and fail to stay warm in at the beach and also fit hats under because head-layering matters.
(Isabel Marant Brad sweater, Barbara Bui crop top, All Saints leather mini, Balenciaga boots, Vanessa Bruno bag)
Cause why should all bulletproof vests be functional? This was one of my favorite pieces that went down Barbara Bui’s fall runway. Sometimes dressing like a video game character is something I like to do. The Bui team tailored it perfectly so now I pretty much have to keep it forever. I wore this on one of Paris fashion week’s hottest days – these were shot walking through the Tuileries, outside the Sonia Rykiel show, and crossing Pont Neuf at sunset on the way to dinner.
(Alexander Wang coated tweed jacket, Isabel Marant pony hair folded skirt, slipons from Wego Harajuku, Proenza Schouler wallet)
Hi from Tokyo! Some shots from Shibuya tonight headed to Yasutoshi Ezume, the last show of the first day of Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Tokyo. I’m loving the look of stiff structured pieces coming together, I brought the look down to reality with generic canvas sneakers I picked up in Harajuku a few days ago.
So that thing that people talk about where they need time to digest a collection with the purpose of achieving stuff like perspective and maybe even the ability to apply concepts to real life didn’t factor in at all with Isabel Marant’s FW. All that thin knit mating and inexplicable upper boob slit work and silver studding seemed immediately capable of filling multiple quietly gaping holes in my closet. And now the wait is over, really, finally over. This cozy shrunken sweater and warrior princess skirt were the standout pieces to me, shot on Pont Alexandre III for Seine nymph (those exist) vibes and also cause actually anything/one would look perfect there.
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