23 November 2010

Technical Difficulties: Part 2

So I think I'm getting the hang of this camera/photography thing, but I still have no idea what I am doing. I have a whole new respect for photographers or frankly anyone who can take a good picture. My life would just be so much easier if I had someone that would just take great pictures of me... Well, such is life, but the other day I was just laying around with my little cat, Chloe, and snapped a few pictures, because practice makes perfect right? I wish.


By the book

It was great enough that the November issue of Nylon had an article on San Francisco, but I was very pleasently surprised when I turned the page and saw an entire third of a page about Shotwell! A friend introduced me to Shotwell before thier move to thier current location on Grant, close to the gate to Chinatown. The new space they have is really great and the store has a fun vibe that I love visiting.
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For the past few years the shop and thier popularity have grown, and I always leave wishing I had more money to spend on the great selection of merchandise. They carry so many of my most frequently lusted-after brands, like Elizabeth and James, Dolce Vita, and Jeffrey Campbell, as well as an excellent vintage collection. They also never forget to accesorize, and I am constantly impressed by the amazing jewelry pieces that are entirely chic and unique. If you are ever in SF, visiting Shotwell is an automatic must. If not, they have an online shop - I am already making my wishlist!

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P.S. The've got you covered too guys!
Shotwell is on Twitter (with tweets on thier fashion, fun, and a cute little pug) and well worth the follow!

15 November 2010

Technological Difficulties Part I

I know it's a really nice camera, but I hate it. I cannot figure it out for the life of me and it's making it really hard for me to post what I want. Trail and error is only so successful, I really need to get a tutorial or something. I went through so much trouble and only got one usable picture. Ugh.


09 November 2010

Crazy about Nothing

I am obsessed with the neutrals of fall. I have always been a huge fan of black and gray, but right now any variation of tan - oatmeal, camel, wheat, beige, desert sand, khaki, you name it - I am in love with it!
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08 November 2010

Absolutely infinite


With daylight savings ending and finally some real fall weather, I thought today would be a good day to pull out my new Urban Outfitters Fur infinity scarf. Needless to say, it is so soft and cuddly, it managed to keep me nice and warm, and I have a feeling it will be very handy this season.


06 November 2010

On Top

I always expect to fall in love whenever I visit the Topshop website, but thier recent collections have got me obsessed! All my favorite trends of the season are done exceptionally, as well as the inspiring lookbooks. All I know now is I've got to place an order asap...

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04 November 2010

Ho hum

A mediocre day at school, so I'm just in the blah sort of moods. Today I wore my beloved Alexander Wang-inspired Zara trousers today, but they are starting to look sloppy and not very good because they are a bit large now.
Instead of doing any of my homework I have been wasting the past few hours browsing blogs to cheer myself up. Maybe I'll finally get reading the stack of magazines piled all over my room, thanks my crazy-busy October.



03 November 2010

Lanvin x H& M

This past week, H&M has finally let us have a look at the highly anticipated Lanvin collaboration collection. I had high expectations, and the end result was not quite what I had anticipated after watching the odd, artsy campaign video.

The styling of the lookbook for the collection was rather reassuring. Each piece stands out with bold colors and strong shapes and fabrics, but when combined correctly, they create looks that are quite sensational. Some reflect trends of this fall/winter season, but others are completely unique, such as the bright yellow-greens and fiery shades of pink. I find his textural play with ruffles and sheer fabrics of strong blacks and whites quite enticing. (And all of the men's pieces are excellent, I might add..) I'm praying that my little H&M will be one of the 200 stores recieving some of this line, but it will be worth driving into the city for, especially the furs and sunglasses! The entire collection is viewable online on the Vogue UK site.

02 November 2010

Surely Shearling

With temperatures dropping, I had to make an emergency stop at the mall, now that it is partly open, for my lack of proper winter wear was embarrassing (and cold!). I got a great Burberry inspired shearling leather jacket from H&M that I really like with army green and nude colors.




Yeah, I'd say it's about time for my own 'real' blog. Tumblr isn't really cutting anymore. I'm new to blogspot, and I want a fashion blog too, soo... here I am.