Cut Em Babies Off

posted by on 2010.12.08, under Behind the Scenes, Chriselle Inc.

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!

Stylist: Chriselle

Photographer: Karla Ticas

Makeup: Leibi Carias

Hair: Sinree Du

Xx

Chriselle

Closet Confidential: RUFFLES

posted by on 2010.12.07, under Chriselle Inc.

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?

Xx

Chriselle

The Breakdown

posted by on 2010.12.06, under Behind the Scenes, Chriselle Inc.

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

THE LEXINGTON LOOK

Blouse – Elizabeth & James Sheer ruffled blouse

Skirt- Forever 21

Belt- H&M

Headpiece- Kirsten Kuehn Designs

Shoes- Penelope & Coco Lexington Shoe

THE JUNE LOOK

Cardigan, Blouse, Skirt all from H&M

Tights- Forever 21

Shoes- Penelope & Coco June Oxfords

THE FRANK LOOK

Dress- BCBG Runway collection

Shoes- Penelope & Coco Frank Oxfords


THE JO LOOK

Blouse: Dolce & Gabbana

Skirt: Dolce & Gabbana

Shoes: Penelope & Coco Jo Oxford


THE MADISON LOOK

Blazer: Elizabeth and James

Blouse: Dolce & Gabbana

Shoes: Penelope & Coco Madison Oxfords

THE COOPER LOOK

Headpiece: Chanel

Blazer: Dolce & Gabbana

Lace Dress: Dolce & Gabbana

Shoes: Penelope & Coco Cooper Oxfords

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!!!

Penelope and Coco: The Oxfords from Penelope and Coco on Vimeo.

xx

Chriselle

A Girl’s Gotta Pay Her Bills!

posted by on 2010.12.01, under Chriselle Inc., Lovely Obsessions

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 :P )

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!

Xx

Chriselle

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!!

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