it’s grunge time

plaidlydenim3 plaidlydenim1My feminine take on the grunge trend that’s been hitting the fashion scene hard.  I thought I was sick of it but couldn’t let it pass by me without dipping my toe in it once.  Maybe twice.

After my Saint Laurent inspiration from a few posts back, I am officially re-obsessed with it.  And I’m tempted to do every photo post in black and white.  Now if I can get my hands on his star knit cardigan…that powder blue color is just too perfect!

(Madewell top, Free People skirt, Zara shoes, Marc by Marc Jacobs bag, JCrew bracelet)

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rolled out of bed

rolledoutofbed rolledoutofbed1 rolledoutofbed3The best thing about colder weather is the way I can abuse hats beanies to cover up my not so sexy bedhead.

(Sweater from Wasteland, Zara jeans, Jeffrey Campbell for Nastygal boots, Jaine K. Designs ring)

La Boulange

laboulange3 laboulange2 laboulange laboulange1 laboulange5 laboulange6 laboulange7 laboulange8I was driving around the Marina district and noticed this cute french cafe, La Boulange. Apparently it’s a huge chain in SF and has numerous locations all over the districts. I can’t believe that I just noticed it! I can’t say much about the coffee because I forgot to order it after all the food I ordered but will definitely be going back to check it out. I was really excited for the french onion soup but it was sadly lukewarm and the cold wind outside chilled it instantly. Boo.

I love the over the knee boots but sometimes it can be hard to pull off in a casual manner, especially if its heeled. I can always put on some pants to tone it down but since I rarely like to wear long pants, I went with the usual black shorts and a long sleeve with a comfortable fit to tone down the boots. I think I could have done a white top with a tighter fit for more of a going out look but I was (smartly) dressed to eat a lot. 🙂

(Gap top, Zara shorts, Stuart Weitzman boots, Clare Vivier clutch, Jaine K. Designs chevaliere ring and knuckle ring)