Archive for the 'Ensembles' Category

16
Feb
10

We’ve got the whole world in our hands

H&M top. Vintage faux fur vest & necklace via Rose Bowl Flea Market. Arden B. jeans. Vintage Justin Roper boots. Stacey Lapidus headband. Marc Jacobs sunglasses

This past weekend was absolutely gorgeous, with temperatures in the mid-70’s.  I suppose the beautiful weather almost makes up for not being at NYFW.  At least that’s what I keep telling myself.

Scored the faux fur vest and necklace for $5 each at the Rose Bowl Flea Market this weekend.  I love me some sweet deals.

xo, Becs

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11
Feb
10

If fate shuts the door, go through the window.

Bebe dress. Vintage bracelet

Sometimes I just want to tease my hair and wear mesh cut-outs all day.

xoxo

“I see myself as a huge fiery comet, a shooting star. Everyone stops, points up and gasps ‘Oh look at that!’ Then — whoosh, and I’m gone… and they’ll never see anything like it ever again, and they won’t be able to forget me — ever.” – J. Morrison

R.I.P. Alexander McQueen

07
Feb
10

You’re so right for what’s wrong in my life.

H&M pants & men’s button down shirt. Silence & Noise bustier and belt via Urban Outfitters. Vintage Justin Roper boots

Yes, these H&M floral harem pants are ridiculous.  But I can be pretty ridiculous at times.

They are the exception to my anti-harem pants rule.  I’m not going to lie, these pants just make me happy.  The bright floral print, soft material and loud 90’s vibe had me at hello.

Just like anchovies aren’t for everyone, the same goes for these pants.

xoxo, Becs

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25
Jan
10

You shook me all night long

Windsor top. H&M shorts. Urban Outfitters hat & boots

Red + leopard print = One of my fav combos.

Thanks to everyone for their great feedback on Menday.  I’m so glad you all enjoy it, but moving forward, I’ll be posting it every other week.  In the meantime, here’s some eye candy looking quite dapper.

I heart Terron Wood.  Do you have a favorite male model?

20
Jan
10

Let’s get to the point

H&M sweater. Mel’s California Select/American Apparel cropped top. Urban Outfitters high-waisted jeans. Vintage shoes

Mel was always the creative writer between the two of us.  She has a way with words that I secretly, or not so secretly now, have always envied.  We had the same 7th grade English teacher who distinguished our writing by saying that Mel had a more descriptive writing style while I wrote to the point.  Back then, I wondered if this was a good or bad thing.

Well, getting to the point, let me just say that…

I like pretty things.  I like rugged things.  I love to dance.  But I need a crowd around me.  Then I will get down.  Not to the floor.  Anymore.  That was in college and is another story.  I like to go shopping.  Obvi.  But I can’t stand to spend more than 20 minutes in a store.  Unless it’s huge and has more than two floors.  I just know what I want.  I like to go flea marketing. I suck at bargaining.  Must improve on playing hard to get.

I’m polite, say thank you and always hold the door open for people. Elevators are a different story.  Sorry.  If you’re more than six feet away, I’m the one furiously pushing the close button so I can be the lone rider.  I hate elevator awkwardness.  It’s mostly the uncomfortable silence.  When I get excited I talk to strangers.  This happens when I go shopping.  Not in elevators.  I hate ass kissing.  But then again, who does?  Actually, maybe you do.  Wink, nudge, wink.

“Life is all about ass… You’re either covering it, kicking it, kissing it, or trying to get it.”

I like kicking ass.  Not literally.  But in life.  I mean, I’m a petite girl who doesn’t work out.  Regularly.  I always cover my ass.  With a long shirt or sweater.  See above.  I’m modest like that.  Or maybe it’s because my ass is flatter than yours.  OK, I’m over asses.  Literally and figuratively.  I like vanilla scents, but not things that are ‘vanilla’.  Are you picking up what I’m putting down? Variety is the spice of life.  I prefer oversized to tight clothes, which are restrictive. To my ass.  Like a wise person once said:

“I know it sounds mental, but sometimes I have more fun vegging out than when I go partying. Maybe it’s because my party clothes are so binding.”

Oh Cher from “Clueless”, you speak the truth.  Two years ago, I ran/walked the LA Marathon.  Without training.  And finished.  Without collapsing.  It only took 7.5 hours.  Who does that?  Me.  And Mel.  Who decided to sprint to the finish line with 200 meters left and leave my ass behind.  Traitor.  We ordered custom-made t-shirts to wear during race day.  Yes, we are those chicks.  My shirt was camo print.  The front read, “26.2 miles” and on the back, “Been there, done that.”  Call me optimistic.  A little boy on the side of the road yelled to me as I passed, “Go Army. We thank you!”  Oh hi camo shirt.  You must be in the army.  Best memory ever.  Besides crossing the finish line.

“Be all that you can be.”

I like to joke around.  I like to fool around.  Yeaaah.  I’m terribly sarcastic and like when people can hang.  Ten.  Surfers are my weakness.  Living in LA helps.  At least it’s not the Jersey Shore.  Hey, I’m from JerseyFist pump.  When I was in Hawaii, I took surfing lessons.  After wiping out so many times I pleaded with the instructor to bring me back to shore.  He refused.  Thought I could try one more time.  I wiped out.  For the 10th time.  Ass.  Told you life was all about ass(es).

“Whatever doesn’t kill you makes you stronger.”

Did I mention I’m sometimes a walking contradiction?

Thanks for reading my randomness, which was conceived at 4am.

xoxo

14
Jan
10

Craziness is like heaven

H&M dress and jacket. Zara denim vest. Dolce Vita Phoenix sandals. Marc Jacobs sunglasses. Vintage scarf. Marc by Marc Jacobs bag

I’m such a hippy at heart.

I prefer bohemian over buttoned-up, rocker chic to preppy, scruff to clean shaven.  If I could wear headscarves and bandannas across my forehead on a daily basis and dance around to the soundtrack that is constantly on repeat in my head… and heart, I would.

Thanks so much for all the great feedback on Menday.  To learn what guys (with style and great taste) think about what we’re all drooling over is indeed enlightening.

Yet, it also brings up the point that while learning what the opposite sex thinks is fun, we all ultimately dress for ourselves.  Just do you.

xo, Becs

08
Jan
10

I’ve had my head among the clouds

Zara top. H&M shorts. Thigh high socks via LF Stores. Jeffrey Campbell Mel shoes

Cheers for a beautiful weekend!

xoxo, Becs




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