Last weekend my friend Mielle hosted a girls night out at Bourbon and Branch in San Francisco. The only requirements; dress in your best vintage attire and have a bourbon cocktail. Sounds like a fantastic evening to me.
My sister happens to be obsessed with vintage attire from the 40’s and/or new clothing that looks classic vintage. Luckily for me I’ve been thoroughly educated by her on how to pull off an evening look. This evenings attire included a cocktail dress from Stop Staring, one of my favorite boutiques in Los Angeles that specializes in vintage style clothing.
I hopped on Bart that evening and the looks I received from fellow riders were priceless. I knew I had done well but I didn’t realize how well until I was in public.
I should be organizing my bedroom and preparing for the work week but instead I am going to avoid it all and write a quick blog post. Last week I pulled a black sleeveless Natasha jersey dress from Tart out of my closet that I have yet to wear. Sadly it’s been hanging there for almost a year. Tart makes the softest jersey dresses around, not to mention this dress is flattering on all types of figures. I asked Jason to take a few quick shots of me after work last week since I received quite a few compliments from co-workers and random people at Whole Foods.
That day I woke up feeling a little irritated and bloated and was not in the mood to wear pants or anything that felt constricting. As I was rummaging through my clothing, the softness of this dress was what gravitated me towards it. I was determined that morning to quickly put an outfit that was suitable for work together.
This past Christmas was a lonely one. Jason and I had a relaxing day but we didn’t have any family members around to share the holiday with. Since it was just the three of us (including Neo the cat), I decided a festive dinner that included an unveiling of gifts for dessert was in order. I was looking for something fun and festive to wear. Lucky for me I had just the thing hanging in my closet waiting for the right occasion, my sequin mini skirt from Lush.
We decided to take photos for our family members of us opening gifts next to our fireplace a.k.a the tv that was viewing a burning log. Once I opened the ever so anticipated gift (I had asked for this gift specifically) I absolutely had to have a photo shoot. It was dark and raining out, so we opted for the garage.
My best friend Aja was in town this past weekend and one of the top 5 things we were to do in her 48 hour visit was to go to Limebrunch in San Francisco. If you haven’t been to Lime I highly recommend you to try it once. Not only is the food fantastic and the mimosas are all you can drink but the ambiance is absolutely fabulous. I love, love, love that it’s a dance party in the a.m.
As always when I get ready for a Lime brunch I am dressed to the nine. It’s a bit of a scene and I love every moment of it. Since I have a number of faux fur pieces, I thought why not share the love and let’s go with a little theme.
I am wearing my Rachel Zoe faux fur vest and Aja has on my BCBG front faux fur vest. We were color coordinated without knowing what each other had in mind prior to adding the vests. Great minds think alike!