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I want more than just OK

“Passion will make you crazy, but is there any other way to live?”

(This is my life mantra and the leather bracelet I wear on a daily basis.)

UPDATE: The bracelet is by Dillon Rogers and can be purchased here.

This is so me.  In my dreams.

(Image via Yimmys Yayo)

Thanks so much to California Select / American Apparel for featuring me on its blog yesterday.

xoxo, becs


Show Me What I’m Looking For

Makes me want to chop my hair off.

Pixie MarketImage via Pixie Market

Yes, please.  I’ll take everything, including the hairstyle.

Alexander Wang Hooded Dress_Anouk Leather Boots_TobiImage via Tobi

My summer uniform.

MinkpinkImage via Mink Pink

Recently saw “That Thing You Do” and was reminded of how stunning Liv Tyler is.

Liv Tyler_German Glamour Image via Lovely Liv Tyler

Want this.

Stolen Girlfriends ClubImage via Stolen Girlfriends Club

How a man should dress while cleaning his pool. Full of rubber duckies.

Revolve ClothingImage via Revolve Clothing

Kate, you continue to amaze me.

TopshopImage via Topshop

Ridic Amazing.

Structured ShouldersImage via StockholmStreetStyle


Tattoo_Yimmys YayoImage via Yimmys Yayo

Makes me want to keep my long hair.

Oak NYC March 2009Image via Oak NYC

What I’d wear everyday.

ShopbopImage via Shopbop

Love makes the world go round.

Everything is quote_Yimmys YayoImage via Yimmys Yayo

“Sunlight creeps in between the curtains
Lose the sheets there’s no time for sleep
I lie, I pretend ‘til I’m almost certain
It’s a beautiful world

Lately I’ve been feeling uninspired which is the reason for the lack of recent updates.  Being uninspired and unmotivated is a fast way for things to start looking like the movie “Groundhog Day”.  So to my little lost inspiration, I hope you return soon for the sake of this blog… and my sanity.


Model Favs

Loving these…

isabeli-fontana_wish-reportMakes me want to cut my leather gloves and turn them into fingerless ones.

Isabeli Fontana by Michael Roberts for Wish Report May ’08, styled by Matheus Mazzafera.  Image courtesy of Wish.

constance-jablonski_japanese-vogueWant this hair. For a day.

Constance Jablonski by Terry Richardson for Japanese Vogue.  Images courtesy of Marilyn NY.



Sessilee Lopez by Terry Richardson for Nippon Vogue.


suvi-koponen_numero-korea4Vintage(y) and retro.. love.

Suvi Koponen by Dusan Reljin for Numero Korea. Images via tFS.

larenatashalakshmimariacarla_givenchy-f-w08The “girl gang”

Lara Stone, Natasha Poly, Lakshmi Menon, Mariacarla Boscano by Inez and Vinoodh for Givenchy F/W ’08.

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Chain Me Up

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Holy-ish AMAZING.  Designer Corinne Grassini of Society For Rational Dress shared the DIY playbook with Daily Candy’s The Dossier.  Need to get my ass to the craft store ASAP.


You Can Do It

Today, Mel, Rhizzle and I went to Bleach Black‘s DIY sesh at the cool Space 15 Twenty in Hollywood.  Here are pics of us from my work holiday party; totally unrelated, but the pics we took together at the event didn’t come out so hott.

gh-holiday-party1 As a daily follower of Bleach Black, when I learned about their DIY sesh, I knew I had to be there.  The ladies behind have amazing style and rad fashion ‘tudes.  In the past, I’ve taken an amateur snip here and there, cutting up necklines of t-shirts and ripping holes in jeans, but nothing that I’ve been especially proud of.  My last DIY attempt was when I wanted to make over my fugly team t-shirt during my first and last Stay Puft Dodgeball season.  When you get blindsided and smacked in the face with a ball hurled by a guy, you’d think twice about playing as well.  Anyway, when I was over the fugliness of this shirt, I searched on YouTube and followed a DIY video from a Hot Topic designer.  The back ribbon weaving is the highlight of the shirt, though I could have done it better with the right scissors.   Honestly, I would have also shredded the sides of the shirt, but I stuck to the more conservative side because, hey, I was playing a pseudo sport.

diy-dodgeball-shirt2After the DIY sesh, I’m inspired to start a bunch of projects, the first being to breathe some life into my old jeans and shred the ish out of them.  I’m also a fan of anything studded, and the ladies shared great ‘how to stud’ tips.  Here are some pics of Kristin and Val from highlighting some of their fav DIY projects.

bleach-black-diy-sesh1bleach-black-diy-sesh22bleach-black-diy-sesh3Still planning to take sewing classes in the near future, but now I’m all motivated to start wreaking havoc, er, tweaking some old clothes and putting a fresh spin on them.  Thanks Bleach Black!


Sty-dolize MK


Mary-Kate can pretty much do no wrong in my book. Changing up her look, she looks glam and sophisticated. The dress is plain, but the details are what pull the look together down to the red nail polish and matching red lips. Every time she wears long dresses, she makes me think that I can pull them off too, despite my height.


In true MK fashion, she adds a random, loose inverted braid.  Who would think to add a random braid to a head full of curls?! Heart her.

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