Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Jade-a-kissed for fall

Jade-kiss

Saturday, September 26, 2009

Blake Lively Emmy Afterparty



Gossip Girl star Blake Lively at the HBO Emmy Afterparty, September 20th, 2009.
Jimmy Choo Private Patent Sandals, Balmain Sequin Mini Dress

Thursday, August 20, 2009

Home-Grown August Fashion Editorial: Lover I Don't Have To Love...

Something about this skin tight black outfit just stuck, so we used it throughout many shots in and near the Cathedral and the alley-way behind it, which is where my header shot for this site came from!




















Photographer: Jordan Ewert
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Model: PJ Nelson (brunette)
Styling: Myself, Miss Melanie Heins (blonde, peeking my way into a few pictures!)
Clothing: Zippered Black Bustier Top, Bebe, Leather Leggings, Express
Gray Knit Long Sweater, abercrombie92, White lace button-up, Simple Vera, belt, Express
Black leather jacket, thrifted, Chartreuse billowy top, Simple Vera, black lace skirt, Wet Seal
Side Cut-Out Black Heels, Payless, Black Lace-Up Oxfords, Steve Madden, first pictures shoes (on PJ) Aldo

Flashback: Louis Vuitton Spring 2009 RTW

So I was outside some bars in downtown Minneapolis when I came across this girl with killer shoes! She said they were from Aldo. They looked amazing on her, so I snapped a pic to share with you all. They are mimics of Louis Vuitton's Spring 2009 RTW - that's probably why I loved them so much - here's a shot to compare with....



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Saturday, August 15, 2009

The Vintage Jewelry Collection DOT com

Two necklaces that I borrowed from Lorinda at http://www.thevintagejewelrycollection.com that I absolutely ADORED !
I'm also counting down the days until fall, just so I can whip out my blazers, jackets, leathers, and numerous types of coats.
Red blazer and belt, thrifted. Sheer white button up, Anne Klein.











Fur and tweed jacket, Wilson's. Leather gloves, vintage.











Monday, August 3, 2009

I wonder about Wonderland...






































Vera Wang Lavender Label skirt, AE polo, R.S.V.P heels, vintage jewelry, Versace eyeglasses






Those Hot Summer Days on the Farm

My sister and I roamed the family farm the other weekend in search of classic and authentic pieces that are critical to every farm. Along the way, we found the birdhouse (still standing for 50+ years), a water spicket, the original door to the barn, and of course, CORN! I was going for a collection of whites, nudes, and creams - but wanted each piece to have a different texture. There's linen, cotton, leather, eyelet lace, and croc. I chose no accessories because I like the plain and simple country lifestyle.
Come have fun on the farm!!



















Linen hippie dress: Vicky Vaughn vintage

Eyelet cross-over shirt: Trinity
Faux croc lace-up oxfords: Forever 21
Faux leather buckle shoes: Payless



Thursday, July 30, 2009

Kurt, You Continue to be My Hero. Layne as Well...






Bebe lace tunic top, abercrombie kids plaid tank, DKNY pinstripe denim vest, American Eagle courderoy jeans, Essie polish

Christian Siriano for Payless, YES!!!


I LOVE PAYLESS!!





Above are pictures of Project Runways own Christian Siriano fall 2009 line for Payless. I was recently informed of this news from a close friend - thank you Ang!, but am a little behind schedule because the cat was out of the bag months ago.



Above is a recap of actual pictures of shoes from his fall 09 runways show. Balenciaga, but in brown, anyone?




Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Nevermind - an Ode to Nirvana





Nirvana shirt, Wet Seal grey vest, thrifted navy and gold croc belt, handknit bag, Simply Vera by Vera Wang dress, worn as skirt, and Zinc chunky funky heels


Saturday, July 25, 2009

Lauren Conrad is Wiggin' Out for Harper's Bazaar

Lauren Conrad was recently seen sporting a new brunette do. No, the Hills star (and newly christened author of L.A. Candy, see below) did not chop of her hair and dye it (!) - she was wearing a wig for a Harper's Bazaar photo shoot. Surprisingly enough, the wig suits her quite well and looks natural. The shoot was a mock set-up of what Lauren goes through on a daily basis with paparazzi and photogs. Notice how well her hair color meshes with the rich, dark colors she wearing...oh, how I cannot wait for fall to come! To read the interview, click here




Friday, July 24, 2009

SUI-TE Gossip



Anna Sui is the next designer to jump on board with Target to launch her limited edition fall line, in stores September 13th. It's still not clear if Sui's line is inspired by or linked with the hit CW show Gossip Girl, which airs September 14th, one day after the clothing line launches, but one thing is for sure - this collaboration is a hit, and you can count on me scouring the racks for the perfect GG frock for the season premiere party...