Japanese Garden

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Spent Earth Day appropriately wandering this gorgeous Japanese Garden. Lace Bralette Top: Free People Skirt: Mom's Closet Denim Shirt: H&M (similar here) Boots: Jeffrey Campbell for Free People Bag: Goodwill Statement Bracelets: Naturevibe Necklace: Arrow Harte … [Read more...]

Lakeside

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Top: Daydreamer Clothing, Urban Outfitters Dress: Free People Boots: Jeffrey Campbell for Free People Necklace: burdees Triangle Bracelet: Arrow Harte Rings: Grandmother Bag: Vintage Photos: Gayle Dawn Photography A lovely afternoon in the park with my favorite photographer, my mom. I'm proud to be wearing this gorgeous distressed "luisa" necklace from burdees. As well as this dainty little bracelet from Arrow Harte. … [Read more...]

Wildflower

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Kimono Wrap: Free People Dress: No Rest for Bridget Belt: Merrilee's Swimwear Bag: Spell Designs Glasses: Charming Charlie Boots: Jeffrey Campbell for Free People Assorted Jewels: Grandmother & vintage shopping Suitcase: Garage Sale (like $3!) There is a mustard field near my house that is currently dotted with yellow flowers and it is the perfect place to play and take pictures! Unfortunately its only available for a couple months a year -- before the city decides that mustard is a … [Read more...]

Old LA Zoo

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Top: Forever 21 Pants: Gap Shoes: Kurt Geiger Bag: Spell Designs Slave Bracelet: No Rest for Bridget Earrings: Stella & Dot Explored the Old LA Zoo yesterday, along with the Angelus-Rosedale Cemetery. The Old LA Zoo is the coolest hidden location within Griffith Park. The Griffith Park Zoo opened in 1912 with a grand total of 15 animals and was expanded in the 1930s by the Works Progress Administration (WPA). Most of the enclosures were cave like with iron bars across and when the zoo … [Read more...]

Denim & Diamonds

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Blouse: LF Stores Jeans: Gap, Sexy Boyfriend Shoes: Kurt Geiger Bag: Nat & Nin (Paris) Photos: Gayle Dawn Photography LF Stores has really incredible pieces, however the first time I stepped foot in one I gasped at the prices. Shorts upwards of $100-$200 for ones that I could make at home... luckily they have huge warehouse sales every once in a while and I was able to pick up this vintage top from them for $24 (originally around $130). These Gap Boyfriend jeans are my go-to, they're … [Read more...]

Burned Velvet

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  Velvet Kimono: ASOS Tank: Hurley Shorts: Supre Booties: Kurt Geiger, London Sunnies: Free People Circle Hammered Bracelet: AOSA Project in Huntington Beach Clutch: Kurt Geiger Photos: Gayle Dawn Photography Website If you haven't heard of ASOS, they are by far my favorite online retailer. They carry a variety of brands and most aren't ridiculously priced. Since I'm saving for a semester abroad, I usually just peruse the Sale section on the website. Tip: The … [Read more...]

Cherub

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I had mentioned in my last post about the "Essentials" of a wardrobe -- and here three of those key items are at play! The black maxi, leather jacket and Chelsea boots are perfect mix and match pieces. I especially love this black maxi as a staple for layering. It is versatile for both California winters and summers, where I can add a scarf and jacket or just a tank top, respectively. WILDFOX CHERUB TANK BLACK MAXI DRESS TOPSHOP CHELSEA BOOTS LEATHER JACKET PENDLETON BAG A couple summers … [Read more...]