Rooftop Dreamin’

posted by on 2014.01.14, under Fashion, Outfit Of The Day, Outfits



Photography by Karen Chen

I’ve been patiently waiting for the weather to slightly drop so I could finally wear my new (faux) leopard coat , but just as expected, the days are only getting warmer here in LA.  Not that I should be complaining, as I’ll be heading to freezing New York very soon!

As much as I love my statement pieces, such as this leopard coat, I cannot emphasize the importance of having the right basics. With the right basics the possibilities of mixing & matching are endless. Lets talk about the few essentials that every girl should have in their closet- A knit sweater, black skinnies, a striped shirt, and a pair of pumps… no excuses! Instead of opting for your basic black jeans, look for subtle variations such as this lace detail on these MYNE skinny trousers.

Anyways I shot these the other day with the talented Karen Chen on our rooftop.  It’s been a long while since i’ve done a rooftop shoot, but it always brings me back to when I first moved into our office about a year ago, we were shooting up here almost everyday!

NOW: Sitting on top of downtown LA in confidence


THEN: EXACTLY 1 YEAR AGO  standing on the same rooftop  with big hopes &  dreams:


You could move mountains with faith, dreams, and hard work! 1 year flies by fast, where do YOU want to be a year from now??

Time to get to work!!




COAT: *Storets (similar one HERE)

SWEATER: *LA’t by L’Agence ( Navy)


PANTS: * Myne (lace panel skinny pants)

SHOES: Jimmy Choo ( on MAJOR sale)

PURSE: Givenchy 

Sunglasses- Celine (Similar HERE)


vehement passion of the old hag; and while her exclamations and howls sunk into a low, maundering, growling tone of voice, another personage was added to this singular party.“Eh, Frank Levitt,” said this new-comer, who entered with a hop, step, and jump, which at once conveyed her from the door into the centre of the party, “were ye killing our mother? or were ye cutting the grunter’s weasand that Tam brought in this morning? or have ye been reading your prayers backward,

ray ban wayfarer ( January 23, 2014 at 9:23 AM )
Tra Mi ( January 21, 2014 at 1:06 AM )

I’m in love with the purse! You look great as always! :)

Marta ( January 16, 2014 at 7:04 AM )

Those pants and shoes are amazing, I love it!

Fashion Party blog ( January 15, 2014 at 3:51 AM )

I love your sense of style :)

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Rona ( January 15, 2014 at 1:13 AM )

Chriselle, you have achieved SO MUCH in the past year. I’m so proud of all of your success! You are such an inspiration to me!

Jacqueline ( January 14, 2014 at 10:05 PM )

I love those lace pants! You’re right, you can add drama to a basic black jeans with interesting texture such as lace. :) Love the outfit, as always. Super chic!

Ayra De Ocampo ( January 14, 2014 at 7:22 PM )

amazing pics and outfit!
love your jeans


natalie ( January 14, 2014 at 7:19 PM )

The printed jeans are so chic! And agreed, the faux coat does look a little out of place in a place that looks so warm..can’t wait to see how it looks in New York :)

Erica M ( January 14, 2014 at 5:45 PM )

Your pants reminded me if my printed trousers. I have a selection of plain dark jeans but I’m opening up and trying to incorporate coloured and pattered Leicester into my wardrobe.

You definitely have come a long way Chriselle and I only wish you the best for future. I know that this is just the beginning for you. All the best. Loads of love and prayers

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Naaj Rona ( January 14, 2014 at 4:43 PM )

Love this outfit! You look great in leopard <3

sasa ( January 14, 2014 at 4:41 PM )

Love the shots Chriselle. And love the pants =) You’re always an inspiration.

mc ( January 14, 2014 at 4:22 PM )

I absolutely LOVE this outfit and the view on that roof!


Char ( January 14, 2014 at 3:11 PM )

I want to be a published author!!!

Lorien ( January 14, 2014 at 3:08 PM )

That view is amazing. If I had anything close to that here where I lived, I would film there everyday!

Ana Vicioso ( January 14, 2014 at 2:39 PM )

Downright nice this outfit, love your pant.
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FREED MODE ( January 14, 2014 at 2:15 PM )

the coat is super cute!

nancy ( January 14, 2014 at 2:01 PM )

Absolutely love this outfit! The coat is to die for and those pants are amazing! Love the mix of textures x

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Mara Almeida ( January 14, 2014 at 1:55 PM )
liz ( January 14, 2014 at 10:59 AM )

Lovin your pants and the little Givenchy bag, time does fly so we should make every minute count, work hard play hard! xoxo

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Jenny Tsang ( January 14, 2014 at 10:42 AM )
monkeyshines ( January 14, 2014 at 10:15 AM )

Love all the outfit! Thank you for the motivation you shared at the end, only with faith we can do everything, as always you make my day. :)

Liz ( January 14, 2014 at 10:12 AM )

Those pants are to die for!

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Oksana ( January 14, 2014 at 10:01 AM )

Dream big because its going to be a great year for you!

H.A.F. Addict by Laurina W ( January 14, 2014 at 9:53 AM )

I always love the style of photography on your blog and your outfits are on point beautiful. The last picture and sentences are so lovely. x

Lenna Fox ( January 14, 2014 at 8:46 AM )

As usual is nice

Inna ( January 14, 2014 at 8:37 AM )

These lace pants are super cute as sometimes I think black pants are boring. Great look and leopard coat!



Eye Like Fashion ( January 14, 2014 at 8:29 AM )

Love the printed pants and mesh top. Gorgeous look.

SmittenSophie ( January 14, 2014 at 8:27 AM )

In love with that leopard coat and your entire look!
So pretty!

Kristi ( January 14, 2014 at 7:17 AM )

wooww! congratulations!!
I want to leave my day job and be able to travel for work and pleasure.
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Belen Baquerizo ( January 14, 2014 at 7:03 AM )

Love the pants and the coat! I really like the whole look! Once I’m new to your blog, I never saw you with longer hair, it really suits you! :D

Tanya Sc ( January 14, 2014 at 6:37 AM )
Leesa ( January 14, 2014 at 6:33 AM )

I love the lace panel pants and your Givenchy cross body bag is amazing.

Lindsay ( January 14, 2014 at 6:12 AM )

Very nice look dear! Coat is super cool!

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Viky ( January 14, 2014 at 5:46 AM )

I need a leopard coat! I just don’t seem to find the right one!
I hope I’ll be as confident as you a year from now!

The slow pace ( January 14, 2014 at 4:30 AM )

awesome look! i envy you for the warm weather :)

iliqna ( January 14, 2014 at 4:19 AM )

Very dreamy, in a cosmopolitan way. The skyline in the last photo is stunning.

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The Fashann Monster ( January 14, 2014 at 4:03 AM )

Absolutely obsessing about your pants, such a perfectly cool mix of pieces!


Patrícia Marques ( January 14, 2014 at 3:58 AM )

Wonderful heels and pants! x

Rougeuse ( January 14, 2014 at 3:54 AM )

Fabulous coat and pants! You look gorgeous!

Natali ( January 14, 2014 at 3:43 AM )
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