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here comes the flash


ph. by me
(gifted Erin Wasson x RVCA "Here Comes the Flash" knit romper and Forever 21 feather earrings, Jeffrey Campbell for Free People boots)

This thing could not be more appropriately named...nice one Erin. I think I could live on a wardrobe of awkward knits without getting bored. The shorts and dresses that Stolen Girlfriends Club showed in September would be invited too.

I had a damn exciting shoot last Monday in LA with Forever 21..jumping/hopping/bending backwards wearing 5 inch heels in a studio and fake hair included. Most of the extensions came out with some vigorous brushing that same night but I decided to screw around and take some photos the next day before they were all history. The glue, however, didn't budge until Colin suggested getting some peanut butter in there to coax it out..was not pretty..but it worked. And I even got to use the good peanut butter.

i'll mean it even when i'm talking to myself


ph. by Colin
(vintage sweater and silver chain necklace, Alexander Wang silk shorts and leather backpack, Target socks, Dolce & Gabbana wedges, Noir bracelets)

There is no denying that these are just designer boxer shorts + some draping and folding, which makes me a sucker in the worst way. But I figured this isn't one of those things where you can just go the crappy route and buy a cheaper version cause those would just be...actual boxer shorts. And even I'm not ready to be that awkward yet. Still, I've probably lost it. Luckily I've worn them to death already this month so I don't feel as bad. Also love the exposed seams and mile long sleeves on this sweater..worn with my trusty standby accessories. All of them.

shortcut



Jeffrey Campbell x Free People Harness Harley boots..they're a little big (nooooo) but otherwise everything I've ever wanted in a flat boot. Makes up for the vintage pair I found a few months ago that were really too big for me. God I really swear I don't have tiny feet.

daze


ph. by Colin
(Mason by Michelle Mason Multi Strap Minidress, Ray-ban Wayfarers, Forever 21 headband, Alexander Wang Diego bag)

Not warm enough for the beach yet..but warm enough for bike rides and flimsy tunic dresses..the ultimate in no brainer dressing. I was set on finding light gray nail polish this week and ended up with Essie's Great Expectations..I really wanted more of a cement but it'll do for now.

not for nothing


ph. by me
(Topshop Unique dress)

I got this dress at Topshop in Tokyo..the body of it is probably about five feet wide and it runs further with the drop shoulder than I've ever seen, putting it in that murkily unattractive category I love so much..add in the dusty pink color and it pretty much looks and feels like something to wear to sleep. An idea I'd like to follow through with to it's full extent but the zippers kind of kill it. Still a very useful garment though. Wore it with motorcycle boots that the weeds buried and not much else.

under/over



(jakandjil/tfs/studdedhearts/black magazine)

unposted from ny


ph. by Colin
(Forever 21 hat, vintage jacket and sweater, generic thermal, Topshop patent leather skinnies, Jeffrey Campbell boots, Grey Ant sunglasses, gifted Soixante Neuf/Planet Blue hammered ring, vintage bag)

The day I found my Topshop over the knee boots. All I can think about when looking at these is how evil the wind was on every other street we turned down.

golden grass + white light


ph. by Colin
(Topshop flute one shoulder dress, Armor Ume body chain, Jeffrey Campbell boots)

A dress this pretty needs some random accessorizing to make it feel more..me. That single sheer floaty sleeve kills me. Last time I wore it this was accomplished with a patent harness but this body chain that Sandee from Armor sent me is a clear upgrade, and not only because it lacks Velcro. The chains are thick and dark (sorry if it sounds like I'm talking about blood..and that you're now thinking about blood) and the link sizes are varied four times over. That way it looks more like it came from medieval times, which is of course what we all want. Since a mithril vest is out of the question. Thank you Sandee, especially since I thought I had seen every last incarnation and limb usage possible in a body chain. I'm picturing it with a non-existent tank top and aviators next.

Had a couple photo shoots with Japanese magazines at my house this week..always fun to do anything with Japan even if it means frantically straightening the place so I don't seem like a freak and coming up with 14 summer outfits when I'm still lingering on boots and thigh highs...that I'll probably still be wearing well into summer. Cause making sense is no fun.

jizz


ph. by Colin

Kristin gave me a bottle of her new nail polish to play with. Following up winter's poison-looking Dickweed shade..here is Jizz. Read more about it here, here, and here.

Also pictured: my new skull ring courtesy of Leviticus (better shots to come), Grey Ant Status shades, and Urbn headscarf.

what i'm thinking for spring



Not that seasons exist here or anything. Like I mentioned a couple posts ago, I'm a spur of the moment dresser to the point of annoying myself but these are just my favorite things right now. A couple new pieces mixed in here that I can't wait to wear..

drink me



Thank you to Gail Sorronda for sending me this headband..it's covered in netted sequins giving it an asteroid look and a texture unlike anything else in my closet. Make sure to check out the exotic lash mask and black chalk bag on the site..beautiful and pretty ideal to fling carelessly on your dresser to make it look that much cooler.

cross my heart


ph. by Colin

(gifted Stylestalker dress, Forever21 and Pamela Love rings, d luxe and vintage necklaces, random nude fishnets, Jessica Simpson platforms)

I've been dressing more for warmth and comfort for nights out (the usual trashy crap with functional jacket and tights...not really that different I guess)..so it's more fun to save the naked dresses for trips to whatever field is closest to the freeway. I mean adding outerwear would defeat the purpose here right? I had no idea this dress would cut across the body so crazily when I held it up for the first time in my living room (actually I had no idea what to make of it in general) so that was a err fun surprise when I pulled it on in the car. Somewhere along the way I stopped trying clothes on properly..that's probably not for the best but sometimes planning ruins everything. A lot of my favorite outfits have been the result of putting together whatever's in my backseat. Is that just me?

I've gotten a lot of emails about these shoes..I think they've been re-released? I'm not sure but that's what someone said. Right now Kumo is nestled up against them. They're very popular apparently. For the record, they're really comfortable and run true to size.

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