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HIGH WASTED AG JEANS + A VINTAGE TEE

 

“Three things I can’t stop putting on repeat lately: high wasted everything, vintage t-shirts, and reflective Ray-Ban sunnies” – said every girl in LA right now. Gotta say though, I’m on the band wagon and I’m not mad about it! I have been tirelessly wearing out my Levi’s and AG jeans lately, and my favorite thing to pair them with is t-shirts like this vintage Beatles shirt I got for $20 at Melrose Trading Co. I just picked up these Who What Wear pumps for $32.99 at Target, because I have an addiction to trying to buy their entire collections, but also because I was in desperate need of a classic pump. If it’s chilly out I love to throw a blazer on over this type of look, and this particular blazer is one of my absolute FAVORITE finds from this season. I got it at H&M and it was $59.99 – it’s the perfect light weight jacket for Spring/Summer, plus it goes with literally everything.

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SPRINGTIME STATEMENT WHO WHAT WEAR JACKETS

 

Do you ever find things while shopping that you kind of hate on the hanger, but you know will be gold when you try it on? This jacket was totally one of those things for me! There was something so “not me” about it, yet something kind of “I still need to try it on” at the same time. So I did, and I loved it – as it so happens sometimes. I snagged this guy at a very cool preview I got to attend for Who What Wear’s latest Spring collection for Target, but sadly to my surprise I can’t seem to find it anywhere to tell you where to buy it! I’m feeling very honored that I may now be the proud owner of a very rare WWW piece, but I hate that I can’t share with all my friends out there where to get this great Springtime jacket. Nonetheless, it’s still worth noting that the new WWW collection at Target is AMAZING. So far I’ve bought two tops, two dresses, two pairs of shoes, and I’ve spend less than $250 total.

[UPDATE: This jacket comes out in July!!!]

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FESTIVAL FASHION // COACHELLA 2017

 

It’s officially that time of year again, COACHELLA IS UPON US whether we like it or not! It feels like just yesterday I was right back here in Indio worrying about what to wear, fighting the elements, eating Spicy Pie for every meal, but having the time of my life. Coachella is one of my FAVORITE excuses to go shopping and pull outfits together, and this year has been no exception.

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HOW TO WEAR A “CANADIAN TUXEDO”

 

I don’t know about you, but I ain’t scared of a little denim on denim, as a matter a fact I’m all about it?! I have been having way too much fun lately pairing denim pants with denim shirts or jackets. There’s something slightly “jailbird” about the whole look but I’m taking the stance that it’s the cool thing to do right now, not the silly dorky thing.

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OVERSIZED DENIM + PLATFORM SNEAKERS

Love and Loathing LA Oversized Denim

Love and Loathing LA Oversized Denim

 

I am feeling very proud of what I’m about to tell you… I officially found my first article of vintage denim at the Rose Bowl Flea a few weeks ago!! You’re like “congratufu*kinlations”, but here’s the deal… 1. I don’t shop for vintage well 2. there’s something slightly gross to me about it still. I KNOW. I know. I’m starting to get over it, but you see now why this purchase was so exciting?! There really is something super thrilling about finding the perfect piece at the perfect price. And this denim jacket was just that – it was just someone else’s for a long time prior. (ew. no. not ew.) So as mentioned, I actually went to the Rose Bowl flea specifically to look for denim, and surprisingly after trying on about 100 different mens Levi’s jackets I found this basic little blue gem. Oversized jackets are so in right now and I was feeling bit left behind in the denim department, I also decided it was probably a good idea to get a head start on Coachella clothes too…sooo… (Yup we’re going there. I promise we won’t talk about it much, but I AM going again this year and will definitely be doing a lot of shopping in preparation! Naturally!) (more…)

THE SEASON OF STRIPED DRESSES

Love and Loathing LA Striped Dresses

Love and Loathing LA Stripes Dresses

 

As you may know, last weekend I traveled to Phoenix/Scottsdale to catch the McDowell Mountain Music Festival as well as spend some time exploring Scottsdale. M3F (short for McDowell Mountain Music Festival) was the FIRST official festival to kick off what I call “festival season”. Before you know it Coachella will be here, and Lollapalooza, and Outside Lands, etc. etc. I appreciate the “idea” of festival wear, like they’re clothes you reserve JUST for going to this event, but if I’m being honest with myself that really isn’t how I roll nor will it likely ever be.

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COLOR BLOCKING + CULOTTES

Love and Loathing LA Colorblocking Culottes

Love and Loathing LA Colorblocking Culottes

 

LA is beginning to look a lot like it’s old self lately! The sun has decided to bestow it’s grace upon us, therefore I am busting out every color in my closest and mashing it all together. As one does from time to time.

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MY FAVORITE WAY TO WEAR ALL BLACK THIS WINTER

Love and Loathing LA Winter Black

Love and Loathing LA Winter Black

 

Holy. Guacamole. Outside of your regularly scheduled Insta-programming… I am so sorry I had to let the blog hit the back burner this week! Terrible! Rude! Unacceptable-ish! I have been in Vegas since Monday attending and *SPEAKING* at this season’s WWDMagic show at the LV Convention Center!!! I knew it’d be time consuming and a bit stressful, but I wasn’t prepared for just how much it would actually take out of me – in the best way possible of course. Going to a convention/tradeshow in Vegas is like entering a time-warp. You never know what time it is… what day it is… what your name is… and it kinda messes with your body clock. That being said though, I still had the time of my life and can’t wait to share more from the trip – especially some of my on-film panel discussions with WWD.

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RED VELVET TROUSERS + A VINTAGE TEE

Love and Loathing LA Red Velvet

Love and Loathing LA Red Velvet

 

Well, guess what I’m NOT wearing today? In case you haven’t looked outside yet (or you don’t actually live in Southern California), we are in the midst of a storm. Like a real, big, scary storm – this may be just another walk in the park for other states and cities but for LA… this is bad. But you know it’s really bad when your mom calls you in the middle of the day JUST to warn you that you’re about to experience the worst storm LA has seen in 7 years.

Yaaayyy… can’t wait…

So for nostalgia sake, lets talk about warmer days shall we? Let’s talk about all the things we WILL wear once the rain dissipates – like these amazing red velvet trousers for example.

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CROPPED SWEATSHIRTS + CUT OUTS

Love and Loathing LA Sweatshirts Cutouts

Love and Loathing LA Sweatshirts Cutouts

 

You know those new things you buy that you pretty much decide to wear ’round-the-clock until it feels almost unacceptable to wear it one more day in a row? This sweatshirt is that for me right now. I. Love. This. Thing. I wear it to meetings, I wear it on weekends, I wear it around my house, I wear it post gym – all the time lately! I have always been a fan of the cropped sweatshirt look, and with the popularity of high rise denim/trousers being so prevalent I feel like crop sweatshirts are just a given necessity. (If it can’t be a crop top it might as well be a crop sweatshirt,right? Especially for us LA girls.)

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