last heat wave

lastdays

(Uniqlo shirt, Rag&Bone shorts, Botkier bag, American Apparel headband, Karen Walker sunglasses)

Oh how I hate Indian summer.  Always the hottest heat wave and always comes back with a vengeance just when you think the worst is over.  Stepped out the house for some pleasant shopping and ended up melting in the heat and cursing myself for not wearing a lighter top.

awesome day in SF

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(vintage Levi’s jacket, Cos top, Tibi boots, Kooba bag)

It’s seriously been forever since I put up a blog post but here it is!  I just recently started my yoga training again and been working more hours so haven’t had a chance to really work on the blog.  Total fail.  Re-motivating myself to stop slacking around and get things done.

juxtapose

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Efficiently paring down a sexy combination of sky high platforms and a skintight jersey dress with this handy blazer.  I like to call it- the mature version of a night out.

I’ve recently been super into high platforms and wedges.  Which comes as a serious shocker to me  because I have never once (until recently) thought them attractive  They just never seemed to be elegant or classy enough and let’s be honest, there are so many god awful versions of them lying around.  But I guess it is what it is and now I’m slowly turning into a die hard fan.  Let’s just hope that I don’t break an ankle walking in them because 5 inches is a long way down.

(Theyskens’ Theory blazer, Bella Luxx dress, Jeffrey Campbell platforms, Elizabeth & James bag)

transitions

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Slowly transitioning to fall by incorporating boots more frequently into my outfits and gearing towards longer lengths.  This outfit is screaming summer on top and fall on the bottom but I must point out that my top is still transitioning as well.  Because if you take a closer look, it’s a KNIT top!  I’ve always been such a sucker for knit tanks and vests, and Brandy Melville makes such great affordable ones.

By the way, I recently got this leopard bucket bag from Elizabeth & James, and I think I will be wearing it nonstop from now to forever.  I am dead serious!  If you get super sick of seeing me clutching onto it in every future blog post, feel free to intervene. :)

(Brandy Melville top, Emerson Thorpe pants, Tibi boots, Elizabeth & James bag, Karen Walker sunglasses)

summer wedding

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Now onto the outfit.  It’s fast becoming a habit of mine to not buy dresses because they’re so difficult to incorporate into multiple different outfits.  Which is why I decided to go with separates.  This Reformation skirt that I recently purchased seemed to be the perfect bottom piece because it’s so lightweight and that slit gives me a lot of leg room to dance my heart out on the floor while looking a bit sexier.  I paired it with a crop top that was hiding out in my closet and also some heels that would not match with anything I own.  I love it when you’re about to give up on something and it somehow finds it way to being useful again!

(ASOS top, Reformation skirt, Zara shoes, Clare Vivier clutch)