I saw this Marc Jacobs necklace when I was checking out his website, and then I checked out the price...almost $1000!!!!! For some safety pins? I could not believe it!
So I decided to make one myself! And here's how it turned out...what do you think?
I'm pretty happy with it, basically the only thing I had to buy were a few more safety pins so I think all in all this maybe cost me 5 or 6 dollars...pretty good I think.
Hope everyone's having a great weekend! I'm trying to get everything done before I have to go back to school on Monday...ugh...I don't want summer to be over!
Friday, August 21, 2009
Since I haven't done an outfit post in a while, I decided to post one of me wearing my new Zara flower skirt...and my new Stuart Weitzman heels! These are my version of the Sam Edelmanns that everyone has. There is no way I could EVER wear those, I would feel like Godzilla...so these are just the right height!
Aren't they cute??
Sweater: Dad's Vintage Dior
Shoes: Stuart Weitzman (is that how you spell it? I don't know and I'm too lazy to look...)
Have a great night everyone!
I am working on some DIYs now!
Sunday, August 16, 2009
I finally got to do a little shopping the other day and I bought a few cute things. First, I stopped at Zara and they had soooo many cute things I wanted to buy everything! But I had to show (some) self-control and only bought this blouse that I had had my eye on...
And this adorable skirt that was on sale for only $20!! I have been wanting a jean skirt alternative, and this is still denim but is just so cute with the little flowers.
They almost look hand-painted to me.
They almost look hand-painted to me.
Then I picked up a few things from Nordstrom Rack. I hadn't been there in AGES, and now I remember why! I get so tempted to buy everything! I tried on the cutest outfit in the entire world but it was a bit too pricey for me, I wish I had taken a picture of it. A sparkly cream 3/4 coat with gold button and a little skirt hem from Juicy Couture and these gorgeous white pants from Tory Burch. I told myself if I return in two weeks and they are still there I will buy them because it was meant to be :)
Instead I just bought a little pajama set and some cute underwear from Juicy Couture. One thing that always gets me is the cute packaging--I can't resist!
And thanks so much for all the nice comments about my leggings! I'm glad everyone liked them!
Monday, August 10, 2009
Over the weekend I decided to try making some embellished leggings, and I am going to do two different pairs. Here is the first one that I did:
It took a pretty long time to do because I decided to hand sew everything onto the leggings because I didn't want any pulling. And then I had to cut up some of the braided part and weave the velvet ribbon through. So it basically took me about two days to do. But I LOVE how they turned out. I kind of want to try this on some thick black tights because I think that would look really cool.
Leggings: Forever 21
I am also in the process of making a necklace but it is taking a bit longer than i expected! Also, thanks to le Blog de Sushi for a tutorial on how to make pictures bigger!
Happy Monday everyone!
As we all know, I love giveaways and so here is one from Raging Rouge to win some Benefit Makeup from their new collection! I ADORE Benefit, all of their products are so great!
So enter here!
Petit-Cheri is having a giveaway with Chickdowntown for a super cute Wildfox Couture
Enter by clicking here!
Also, enter to win a $250 gift card to ShopRobertson from GRECHEN'S CLOSET!!
Sunday, August 9, 2009
One thing I love about LA summers is that once the sun sets, it usually cools down significantly. None of those hot sticky nights where you are still sweating sitting outside. Being indoors, on the other hand, can still be hot, but oh well.
I finally decided to wear my bustier from Forever 21 and I wanted to dress it down so just wore it with some light skinny jeans and boots. I guess this outfit made me look really young for some reason because once it hit 10pm, this security guard came up and asked me how old I was. I guess there was a curfew or something and I didn't look older than 18 (I'm hoping it was 18 at least!). I usually never have problems with looking my age, I thought I always looked older than my 21 years but I guess not!
And I have come to the conclusion that I am probably the most unphotogenic person in the ENTIRE world. It is weird because I look good on film, but never in pictures!!
Bustier: Forever 21, Cardigan: Express, Jeans: UO, Boots: Victorias Secret
ps sorry for the crappy quality of these pictures but my friend kind of sucks at taking pictures :)
Have a great day everyone!
Thursday, August 6, 2009
I was checking my email this morning and got my daily email from Gilt Groupe saying that they had a Twenty8Twelve sale. Now, normally I do not buy anything from Gilt, but I decided to check this one out and all the clothes were SOooo cute.
This is the cutest little white blazer!I just love this whole outfit...very Sienna Miller obviously :)
Sooo sweet and pretty!
I love this combination of masculine and feminine, something Sienna always does so well...
Wednesday, August 5, 2009
Hey guys! So I don't know if all of you know this yet but Allure Magazine is giving away 33,000 prizes this month, which total more than half a million dollars!!! It is a CRAZY giveaway!
Yes, so some of the things they are giving away aren't worth it too much, but hey, free stuff is free stuff! So all of you should definitely enter since there is a good chance of you winning something. Enter here!
Tuesday, August 4, 2009
I CANNOT wait until Fall arrives, or at least when it starts to get cold. And I want to be wearing this outfit. I LOVE it, especially the leggings. I have no idea where they are from but they are kind of giving me a challenge to try and DIY them...maybe in the coming weeks....
Sunday, August 2, 2009
I will be posting more information about giveaways and let me start with my first one!
A Chick Named Hermia is having a giveaway with Chickdowntown (as usual :) ) and she is letting one lucky person win the BB Dakota military jacket. Which I want soooo badly!
So make sure to enter here!
ALSO make sure to enter the Daily Candy giveaway every day!!
And make sure to enter the August giveaway by clicking the little button on the sidebar!!
Today I went to my godmother's birthday lunch at a country club and ate waaay too much! :) I kind of hate when I wear heels because I always tower over everyone and feel like a monster, and constantly get people coming up to me asking "How tall are you??". And then today I had the added questions of "Why are you wearing a bandaid on your cheek?" To which I had to explain a million times that I had stitches. So this was what I wore. It was a hot day, but when I left the house it was pretty dreary so I wore this little sweater over it. We were also inside so I never got really hot...
Sweater: Banana Republic
Shoes: Steve Madden
Hope everyone had a great weekend!!
Saturday, August 1, 2009
Happy Saturday everyone!
I am just doing a teeny tiny little post because I wanted to show off my brand new Tolani scarf that I was lucky enough to win from The Glamourous Grad Student and Chickdowntown. I LOVE it. It is the absolute perfect length, width, everything. And it feels AMAZING. It is so beautiful! I just took a really super quick picture in the Ladies Room this morning at breakfast so sorry about that, but the bathroom was beautiful too!
Have a wonderful weekend!
Shirt: Forever 21