Heres a little preview to our shoot we did last month with Prestige magazine! I was lucky enough to get my hands on the dress that Blake Lively wore on Gossip Girl by Zuhair Murad! I cant wait to show you guys the full editorial once it is released! Keep posted!
btw one of my favorite looks is Cut Off sheer tights. I love how they come out versus thick knee high socks. Just get your Nylons and Cut Em Babies Off right above your knees to achieve this bad girl look!
With all of those ruffles on Lanvin, Nina Ricci, Valentino, and Marchesa runway..I am in Ruffle haven. This look was completely inspired by the ruffles in my bathroom shower curtains (yes, I get my inspiration from the strangest places.) As much as I love this top..you dont want to look too frilly and girly, so here is my secret OPPOSITES ATTRACT…Really! When choosing a frilly/girly/dressy top balance it out with a pair of casual bad boy leather leggings and booties. When you dress yourself you always want too look balanced…you never want to look too over the top girly or beyond boho homeless or a plucked chicken dressed up in layers & layers of fur. It’s all about BALANCE!!! Rule of thumb: Casual top- pair it with dressy bottoms. Dressy top- pair it with casual bottoms…..OPPOSITES ATTRACT. ALWAYS!
Look at Olivia Palermo dressed in marchesa Spring 2011 Ruffles~ but see how she balanced out this over the top friliness with a pair of casual bad boy booties instead of your typical stilettos?
I’ve been getting an overwhelming amount of girls asking us where I got my styling inspiration for the Penelope & Coco Spring campaign and also requests for a breakdown of the looks! It must be your lucky day because I will be sharing you the secret break down- and guess what? they are a mix of highs and lows so some of these outfits are SOOOO affordable and some of them are SOOOO not affordable. haha
We are so excited to see the Penelope & Coco campaign EVERYWHERE! Last week we ranked as the #4 Fashion Film video by the Fashion Film network…we were one behind the Lanxin xH&M video! Yes, we have our bragging rights for this! We will be shooting their next collection in the next couple of weeks…best believe that it will be BIGGER and BETTER!!!
Hope you enjoyed The Breakdown~
and if you havnt seen the video campaign yet…hello??? get with it!!!
SO i’m here to tell you it’s A-OKAY to repeat the same shoes, accessories and purses. INVEST into basic shoes and purses that you know you can wear all the time! Just because I am a stylist does not mean i swim in a pool of designer wear all the time….girlllll, i gotta pay bills just like you do!
My Mulberry purse and prada over the knee riding boots are two things I live by. I probably carry this purse around everyday and wear these flat boots everyday. As much as I want to be wearing my 6 in. YSL heels everyday…honey, as a stylist you will not survive being in heels all day ( and trust me i am a PROFESSIONAL when it comes to walking in sky high heels )
SO THIS FALL/WINTER: make sure you have a pair of flat over the knee high riding boots and an amazingly sassy purse that will keep you looking amazing this winter! 4 looks, same accessories- a Girls Gotta Pay Her Bills!
p.s most of my looks are mix and match of Elizabeth and James blouses, H&M dresses and skirts, Bebe accessories, and topshop. Mixing highs and lows are the best. Dont be an obnoxious snob and try to faunt all designer gear when you cant afford it…being broke is no fun!!