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.
(H&M embroidered blouse, Current Elliott cutoff shorts, Goyard bag, Céline sunglasses and mules, Cartier and Line & Jo jewelry)
The formula I can’t quit – ivory button down and hacked up shorts. I love the low key bohemian touches on this blouse but kept the accessories clean to not go too far down that road. Shot in the fading light yesterday on Melrose after a five hours late lunch at Mauro’s Cafe.
(Stone Cold Fox Bolas dress, Céline platforms and sunglasses, Goyard shoulder bag)
Instant death when I saw this dress in the SCF lookbook a few months ago. Basically backless, mustardy, and zippers that let you control leg exposure amount with precision? Sold. So happy to be back in LA and able to give in to default slipdress mode.
(Acne Velocite shearling jacket and cap, Bec and Bridge sheer tank, T Alexander Wang satin bra, Ba&sh trousers, Theory Alito boots, Goyard shoulder bag)
Wearing your shoulder bag inside of your jacket is the new not ever putting your jacket on completely, but it’s of course best to do both if possible. So yesterday morning I woke up in this very specific mood to drown in my clothes and this is what I ended up with. The slouchy/sloppy trousers and bag are fresh from Paris last week and the rest is stuff you’ve seen before on here. Wore this in the LA almost-rain to run some errands in the city. Yes it was freezing and yes I’m terrified to head to New York on Sunday so I am forced to revise that statement. Also excited though! Fashion week looms.
(Alexander Wang chenille turtleneck, Reformation Ozone dress, Theyskens’ Theory cross strap wedges, Terzakou Paris shoulder bag, Hortense and Catbird rose gold rings)
Swanning around yesterday on Melrose in the last bits of daylight. So I love recycling pieces from my closet. If I like something, I commit wholly and would ideally be able to come up with a million ways to wear it into the ground. Which I’ve done almost to a fault for fashion blogging standards with these items (sorry?). But I love the extra touch of overboard-ness and texture this bag I got in Paris in October adds. Inky color palette you are addictive.
(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.
A couple things that made it back from Paris to LA – Bash Paris’ simple oversized robe dress and Goyard’s every day-applicable shoulder bag.
(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!
Pandora approached me to put together some bracelets from their Essence collection to represent the women in my life – I love the idea of individually selecting charms that represent key values. I’ve always admired the relationship that my mom has with her sisters and tried my best to put together a combination of pieces to honor it. The way that she approaches life has been continually inspiring to me – she taught me that believing that anything is possible to the point of being irrational is basically the only way. She is the strongest person I know and I love being smart enough now to appreciate her relentless and heavily emoji sprinkled texts. I chose strength, confidence, and wisdom – all the things I hope she successfully taught me. The perfect gift for someone in your life who needs to know how much you appreciate them.
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