Sunday, October 30, 2016

Wuthering Heights

I spent months racking my brain for this year's Halloween costume. A couple weeks ago, inspiration hit me like a freight as I was watching one of my all-time favorite music videos, "Wutherting Heights" (the "red dress" version.) I *have* to be Kate Bush, no further questions. There is just so much subtle brilliance in that video: The contrast of Kate's red dress with the overcast sky/ dark green trees, her emotive facial expressions, and of course, her bewitching dance moves. Basically, Kate Bush is all kinds of aesthetic goals. Once I found the dress (which was a heaven sent miracle because trust me, it was *not* an easy task), the ensemble assembled itself. All I had to do was slap on some red tights, hop into some black ballet flats, and gather a few key accessories and voila- here comes Kate Bush circa 1978.🌹

"Leave behind my wuthering, wuthering
Wuthering Heights
Heathcliff, it's me, Cathy
Come home, I'm so cold!"


Vintage Red Cathy Dress- Flashback
Red Tights- Macys
Black Ballet Flats- Borrowed
Black Scarf Belt- Vintage
Silver Hoops- Borrowed
Red Choker- DIY
Rose Hair Pin- DIY


Women's Black Canvas Ballerina Shoes, Black Belt, Red Tights on Lookastic: Black Canvas Ballerina Shoes, Black Belt, Red Tights

Saturday, October 22, 2016

Colour Me In

 "I am grey, still on the page
Oh colour me in
Just an outline, sketchy but fine
Oh colour me in"

  Canvas Bag (my new favorite bag to haul all my junk in) courtesy of Rosegal

 "Today or next year, I'll always be here
If you want to colour me in"

Kimchi Blue Grey Dress- Urban Outfitters 
Black Military Jacket- Resale
Grey Tights- Macys
Knee High Leather Boots- Resale
Moon + Star Necklace - Coast Hwy Traders
All Other Jewelry- Fleamarkets/ Resale



Women's Black Military Jacket, Black Leather Knee High Boots, Grey Print Canvas Clutch, Silver Necklace on Lookastic: Black Military Jacket, Black Leather Knee High Boots, Grey Print Canvas Clutch, Silver Necklace

Sunday, October 16, 2016

My Finest Hour

My finest hour last week was spent reading in my favorite local park with a picturesque lake in the background. The reading material may not have been my top pick (a book that I've naturally procrasinated reading for class), but reading in a tranquil and aesthetically pleasing enviorment actually made it quite enjoyable. With this romantic get-up I felt like Belle from Beauty and The Beast peacefully reading my book (even though I failed at summoning all the birds and woodland creatures around). On my way leaving the park, I was listening to The Sundays as the sun set. I was so close to twirling around in my skirt and fringe ankle boots while bursting into song, then I remembered I was in public and life isn't a cliche Disney movie. 


Floral Bell Sleeve Top- Thrift
Lux Maroon Skirt- Flashbacks
Borwn Wrap Choker- Flashbacks
Pearl/ Turquoise Cross Necklace- Gift
All Other Jewelry- Gift/ Resale/ Fleamarket 


Women's Light Blue Cropped Top, Burgundy Maxi Skirt, Brown Fringe Suede Ankle Boots, Silver Necklace on Lookastic: Light Blue Cropped Top, Burgundy Maxi Skirt, Brown Fringe Suede Ankle Boots, Silver Necklace

Monday, October 3, 2016

Firestarter

Heading into fall full force with my autumny outfit. Real talk: I always rationalize wearing beanies/ cardigans/ long-sleeve dresses when the weather doesn't come close to calling for them. But hey, it's not my fault SoCal gets a "Pumpkin Summer" rather than a real fall. Dealing with the heat is cool with me so long as I can still indulge in all my fall fashion favorites, like this aztec cardigan + Dress Lily crossbody bag duo. Afterall, any room can feel like a chilly fall day with pumpkin spice candles lit and the AC cranked high enough.


Aztec Cardigan- Resale
Mustard V-Neck Dress- Forever 21
Stetson Cowboy Boots- Resale
Bollywood Choker- Vintage
Black Beanie- Resale
Bollywood Earrings- Buffalo Exchange
All Other Jewelry- Gift/Flea Market

Women's Tobacco Cardigan, Mustard Casual Dress, Black Leather Boots, Gold Suede Crossbody Bag on Lookastic: Tobacco Cardigan, Mustard Casual Dress, Black Leather Boots, Gold Suede Crossbody Bag
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