philip lim this fall

ok, i finally got a little excited about the fall season. specifically, these two looks from 3.1 philip lim.

um, mustard yellow with bright fuschia, topped with creme? yes, please!!!! i want this exact outfit, no joke.

same silhouette, but check out those knit sweatpants. you already know i’m going gaga over knitwear for fall, so yeah… they look a little silly in this particular photo, but this is the perfect update to the already popular silhouette. i need need need these. better start knitting now. (ha!)
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leather jacket, please.

i want a leather jacket. i’ve wanted one for a while, but they’re so expensive, i’ve never seriously considered it. i think i’m starting to consider. here’s my inspiration.

i just really love this look in general. it was the only thing that stood out for me in karen walker’s collection. i must have that jacket. i’ll take the whole outfit, actually.

i’m gonna say i think i’m like the only person who didn’t like erin featherston. it was a super fun collection in contrast to everything else that’s shown so far, but i couldn’t get over those silly hats! i love a flouncy mini skirt and all, but i guess i’m just no fun. but i did like that jacket…

and i’m thinkin that this leather vest from elise overland is pretty badass. i’m keeping my eyes open at the thrift stores for something i can alter like this, and then probably never wear.
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back to basics

i haven’t been too impressed with much of what’s come out for fall yet, but i should probably hold out because there’s still a lot to come. anyway, i’m feeling the tiny knitwear collection put out by lutz & patmos. i don’t know anything about them, but i’m really appreciating their stuffs. i’m thinking of knitting together some pieces for myself in the same fashion.

i know it’s nothing new, but i like the simplicity and i like the shapes. and i’ve just always had a thing for cashmere. i love it. this is definitely the direction i’ll be going in this fall and next. i need some warmth, man.





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it’s that time…

fall fashion time. i just started looking through and so far, i’ve got a thing for this preen dress.


but maybe it’s just because i wish it were SPRING, dudes. seriously. i kept waking up to the rain this morning and i was like, seriously? i’m over it. you can turn off the rain now, ok? this is california. didn’t you get the memo?

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let’s talk about hair.

yah, this blog is soooooo deep. anyway.

i am going to make an appointment for a haircut. i’m over having this long hair because it just doesn’t work for me on so many levels. it’s been fun spending like 3 years letting my hair get long just to see what it would look like, but it’s time to get back to my roots. heh.

before i let my hair grow i’m pretty sure the timeline went something like this: i let my then-boyfriend buzz my hair with a clipper, then i bleached the shit out of it, then i let it grow into a messy mop. then i got drunk and let a friend cut a giant chunk out of the back, which eventually grew into something like a mullet. it was pretty fun. right after bleaching it out, i looked something like this:


i obviously thought i was a badass. and shit, now that i think of it, if i had my wits about me, i could’ve let it grow into the full gloriousness of something like this:


but alas, i did not…

anyways, i’ve got some new, more grown up interpretations for the direction of my new haircut.





i don’t intend to dye my hair this time, but this is the basic idea. i like the androgyny of it and i think it’s a tad more fashion forward and classy than my previous choice.

i figure it would be way too dramatic to just chop it all off, so i’m probably going to do this in 3 phases. cut some heavy bangs first, then cut a bob, then chop it all off.

so what do we think?

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more balmain!

photos from style.com


loving these sequined dresses with the crazy shoulders. it’s a fascination similar to that which i had for those balenciaga dresses last year. not that these are very wearable pieces, though. i just like them.
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