Right Coast Trip

Zara blazer_UO shirt and shorts_Topshop belt1

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Zara blazer_UO shirt and shorts_Topshop belt4Zara blazer. Urban Outfitters shirt and shorts. Topshop belt. Vintage Cole Haan shoes

Note to self:  Don’t take pics against a gray wall when you are wearing a gray blazer; you will blend in.

I will be heading back home to the east coast for my friend’s wedding and hitting up Topshop in NYC.  Oh yea, and then there’s that annual thing that happens when you turn a year older.  So yes, when I return I’ll be a year older though I still look like I’m 19.

With every birthday, I strive to accomplish at least one significant feat or meaningful goal during the year.  In ’08 it was completing my first (and last) marathon (without any training).  And I’m proud to say that I’ve already achieved my one goal for this year in starting this blog.  It’s now been three months since I’ve become a member of this fabulous blogging community and every day, I thank you for visiting because I love reading your blogs just as much.

OK, enough rambling because um, I still need to pack for my trip.  I’ll miss reading your blogs while I’m away but will return in a little over a week.

Some things to check out…

This week I was totally flattered when two rad blogs featured me.  Recently I discovered men’s blog, Trimmed with Gold Above, which includes anything from cool vintage finds to men’s style posts.  I dig it because the blog is also based out of LA and I was stoked to find out Style with Benefits was the Find of the Day on Wednesday.

Then yesterday, the fabulous Fashionista posted pictures of some of my looks on her blog.  She has amazing style tastes and I love the inspiration pics she posts.

To add to the highlights of this week, the beautiful Anne from Mrs. Zeus awarded me with the Lovely Blog Award, which I’m passing on to everyone who reads my blog!

And finally, if you’re in the market for a new watch and have a Twitter account, then you should follow twitter.com/toywatch.  Listed among Oprah’s Favorite Things, ToyWatch USA is doing a giveaway on its Twitter page every Friday during the month of June.  They ask a random question in the morning (Pacific Standard Time) and their Twitter followers will be able to post answers.  At 5p.m. PST that same day, they will choose their favorite answer and give away a watch.  Today they are giving away the Neon Plasteramic watch ($195) in a pretty purple color that Michelle Obama was just pictured wearing.  The giveaway is open to everyone and they will ship (anywhere!) internationally.  I think it’s a fun contest, plus who wouldn’t want to win a cool watch?  Check it out!

Sorry for the long post, but I’ll be MIA for a few days and wanted to share these things with you.  As always, thanks so much for reading and for writing such sweet comments!  I read and appreciate each and every one!

73 Responses to “Right Coast Trip”

  1. 1 Liana
    June 12, 2009 at 4:44 am

    great shorts!!! and loving belt too

  2. June 12, 2009 at 6:16 am

    love the rough look!

  3. June 12, 2009 at 7:28 am

    dude, not only do you have amazing hair, but you have an amazing figure too! the slouchiness of the blazer is just right for the outfit – great length.

    – frouu/ nadia

  4. June 12, 2009 at 7:37 am

    you look fantastic here!

  5. June 12, 2009 at 7:55 am

    Love that plaid shirt! I’ve been trying to find a good one, but I never seem to like the color combinations, or proportions of the stripes. this is perfection!

  6. 6 jon
    June 12, 2009 at 8:13 am

    So happy birthday! Plus congrats on all the blog love. You really can’t tell it’s only been a few months of you doing this.

    That blazer is so cool. I love gray.

    ps isn’t shaun’s site cool? you two make me want to move to l.a.

  7. June 12, 2009 at 8:22 am

    You look gorgeous, darling! Hope the trip is amazing! Happy Birthday, Becs!


  8. June 12, 2009 at 10:07 am

    great legs you have
    the first pics is totally cute .. loe how you wore that shirt with the shorts ..

  9. June 12, 2009 at 10:18 am

    Your Zara blazer is great! I love the way you paired it with your shorts and relaxed shirt. But most of all it’s the belt I dig the most^^
    have a great stay in NYC

  10. June 12, 2009 at 11:20 am

    That look is hot hot hot!! Makes me want to work out harder. ah ha

  11. June 12, 2009 at 11:59 am

    OOooooh AND You truly epitomizes “Sexy/urban CHIC” style with the way you wear these trendy denim shorts . . . which are naturally “Vavavooooooooooomesques” with a so charming “BOMBnextDoor” like You !!!

    à Bientôt, Antoine

  12. June 12, 2009 at 12:40 pm

    I want that grey blazer. New collection from Zara?


  13. June 12, 2009 at 12:41 pm

    the Payless shoes are pretty comfortable! albeit chunky in my opinion but it’s just a matter of getting used to!

  14. June 12, 2009 at 1:56 pm

    wow you ahve such fantastic style!! wow wow wow love it

  15. June 12, 2009 at 2:41 pm

    gorgeous outfit
    love the jeans shorts

  16. June 12, 2009 at 3:54 pm

    Happy early Birthday, Becs! Love your outfit as always! Can you guys still get away with jackets this time of year in LA? I get hot sans culottes here in the ATL.
    Hope you have a great trip!

  17. June 12, 2009 at 4:29 pm

    you are adorable….love this!

  18. June 12, 2009 at 5:57 pm

    I really like the Zara blazer! 🙂

  19. June 12, 2009 at 8:02 pm

    Such a great summer outfit. Those shorts looks so good on you.

  20. June 12, 2009 at 9:03 pm

    love love looooove the outfit.
    I’m such a fan of the juxtaposition between a classy blazer and ripped jean shorts. It’s perfect.

  21. June 12, 2009 at 11:35 pm

    ! I wish I had your legs.. You look great! I love the plaid

  22. June 13, 2009 at 3:03 am

    FABolous! i love the playful plaid-perfect bright colours. really want the shirt from you- congrats soon.!

  23. June 13, 2009 at 3:59 am

    You look fantastic dear. Love that blazer, and those shorts look so good on you that have amazing legs.

    Hope everything is fine and enjoy your time.


  24. June 13, 2009 at 4:45 am

    I m diggin ur belt n blazer! U always manage to rock ur outfits effortlessly! Have a nice weekend! 🙂

  25. June 13, 2009 at 6:57 am

    Hi there-wishing you a very Happy Birthday my dear, have a fab time and I adore your outfit, so casual and chic! Thanks so much for the birthday wishes and have a great weekend!

  26. June 13, 2009 at 4:07 pm

    i love your outfits dear, and I love your blog too,


  27. June 13, 2009 at 10:33 pm

    Hey Becs!
    Thank you so much darling for leaving me such a sweet comment!:) I’m definitely super happy and excited! 🙂
    Shopping in NYC? Sounds awesome!


  28. June 14, 2009 at 2:28 am

    must have your legs, becs! ooh and the hair.. and the smile.. i could go on! wish i was that photogenic, but sigh, i just aint’… another perfect outfit. and no, despite the fact that you were infront of a gray wall, you still stuck out in a good way!

    ❤ ya!


  29. June 14, 2009 at 8:15 am

    looking awesome you do have great legs i have to agree w/ eden!

  30. June 14, 2009 at 8:40 am

    Happy, happy, happy birthdaaaay!! I am loving your shirt and that blazer 🙂 Hope you’re having a beautiful weekend dear.

  31. June 14, 2009 at 12:08 pm

    absolutely love this outfit! you look effortless but still fab love it

  32. June 14, 2009 at 1:25 pm

    wonderful shorts and they look great with the check shirt and the grey blazer.
    muah x

  33. June 14, 2009 at 2:58 pm

    Wow you look stunning as always darling! Love your blazer so much<3

  34. June 14, 2009 at 2:58 pm

    and shorts as well! 😀

  35. June 14, 2009 at 7:55 pm

    girl, what is wrong with looking 19, again? enjoy while it lasts, youth is hard to maintain (this coming froma 16 year old who looks 21) !

    anyways, you look hot as always, and im so jealous you’ll be going to TS without me:(

    have fun anyways, dear!
    xx Raez

  36. June 14, 2009 at 11:17 pm

    i really really love your shorts! just the right amount of rippage and shreddage (is that a word..) another great outfit post!

    do you work in the fashion industry? just curious! 🙂


  37. June 15, 2009 at 7:36 am

    So cool shorts!!
    You really look amazing!!

    a kiss and a hug girl!

  38. June 15, 2009 at 9:41 am

    Hope you have a great birthday and have fun on your trip! Respect for doing the marathon thing… my guy is totally into that, but I don’t think I could handle it… though I’ve recently taken up running again. Oh, and traveling while blogging only works if you’re so stuffed with food, you can hardly move anymore and typing is the only physical activity you’re capable of 😉

  39. June 15, 2009 at 2:48 pm

    Great legs girl!! you are rockin’ those shorts! and love the way you styled this look! Incredibly cool, reminds me a bit of Chloe Sevigny and the Olsens.

  40. June 15, 2009 at 3:45 pm

    love the cut offs!

  41. June 15, 2009 at 10:24 pm

    hey cutie!
    you ran a marathon!? without training?! that’s insane! good for you! i love that you set goals for yourself to accomplish each year. hmm…maybe i should do that. happy birthday hon, and have a great trip!
    oh man, lovin this outfit so so much.

  42. 45 Tamara
    June 16, 2009 at 12:13 am

    Looks cool, even with the grey wall 😉 Happy Bday, Becs!

  43. June 16, 2009 at 7:29 am

    Ahhh, you rock the UO shorts perfectly. So hot.

    Sending you lots of Birthday wishes… and you know, I can’t wait to see what you score from Topshop! xxx

  44. June 16, 2009 at 8:13 am

    wow, you have incredible style. your blog is amazing!

    Come passed my blog and check it out,
    stay fly

  45. June 16, 2009 at 8:28 am

    becs, love, missing you already! btw, i’ve tagged you for something. kindly answer it! XOXO

    ❤ ya!


  46. June 16, 2009 at 10:14 am

    I lovee these shorts!!! You look amazing. And hope you have a great birthday!!!

  47. 51 ak
    June 17, 2009 at 11:46 am

    love the outfit. and happy early bday! enjoy hopefully when u get to nyc the weather will be better its been sucking lately.

  48. June 17, 2009 at 6:56 pm

    have a safe trip! and bring back goodies to show us ❤

  49. June 17, 2009 at 10:27 pm

    Love your blazer! Have fun on your trip! And happy birthday!

  50. June 17, 2009 at 11:16 pm

    Amazing outfit! You look so happy and pretty in your pictures!!

  51. June 18, 2009 at 7:58 am

    great blazer…i thought it was the topshop one


  52. June 18, 2009 at 12:22 pm

    I love your squared shirt + jeans hotpants!

    Have a nice trip!


  53. June 19, 2009 at 4:38 pm

    those shorts are hot girle!!!

  54. June 20, 2009 at 12:14 am

    heyyyyyyyy! i’m not sure if i’ve commented on this yet……..


    that is all.

  55. June 20, 2009 at 12:15 am

    actually there’s more.

    what an outfit. purely amazing you are!


  56. June 20, 2009 at 10:50 am

    Fantastic outfit, darling!


  57. June 20, 2009 at 11:48 pm

    great minds think alike!
    i was looking at that blazer at zara the other week!
    looking cuuuute!

  58. June 21, 2009 at 11:54 am

    super duper CUTE! I Love the blazer…the color was awesomely paired with your plaid top! KEEP ROCKIN!!!!!

  59. June 21, 2009 at 9:40 pm

    Your shorts are da bomb! :-)…I love that you’re always smiling in your pictures! Congratulations on your features and thank you for sharing the contest info! So sweet of you! Have a safe and fun trip and see you soon! xxoxoxoxo

  60. June 22, 2009 at 9:25 am

    Fantastic outfit!
    Love the shirt! And the shorts looks amazing in you!


  61. June 22, 2009 at 12:09 pm

    great look! love the shorts!

  62. June 22, 2009 at 1:40 pm

    i love love love that blazer


  63. June 22, 2009 at 6:46 pm

    i totally love those denim cuttoffs! i’ve been looking for a pair like that for sooo long. i’m jealous 😉 xx

  64. 69 xs
    June 22, 2009 at 10:49 pm

    you look so fab! even with the grey wall, i can tell that grey blazer is really special.

  65. June 24, 2009 at 11:34 pm

    loving your distressed shorts…so cute!

  66. June 30, 2009 at 1:26 am

    Your shorts are something I’ve wanted for ages! Just that casual cut off style is really gorgeous.

    Lauren x

  67. 73 Jhe'anell
    August 13, 2009 at 10:52 am

    oh this is super cute! what a fun way to be casual yet stylish!

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