Thursday, March 11, 2010

{spring/summer checklist}

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Now grab a pen and paper and jot down some of this season's basic shirts. I think all of these are very essential as warm weather is around the corner. When you're out shopping don't always pick black and white, I know it's so easy but so safe. Spring and Summer is all about color. And don't forget to grab prints too, perfect for layering. Once you start checking off your list you'll be happy that you will have a closet full of this season's best.

Happy Shopping!

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

{griffith observatory}

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Despite thinking it was going to rain all day Sunday, it ended up being a beautiful day so we went to the Griffith Observatory. This was my first time and talking to a few people there, it's even better at night. 
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The Observatory from afar.
 Love the idea of packing a lunch and bringing a blanket as you can see there's lots of space. Dogs were playing catch, kids chasing each other and lots of runners & bikers.
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I was amazed at how green everything was, I've been told it won't look like that come June.
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Infamous Hollywood sign!
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The houses, the trails, the hills - need I say more.
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Beautiful view of wonderful Los Angeles!!!

Great end to a lovely afternoon. And after that we went to an Oscar party with all the best finger foods, wines and desserts. Sundays like this are hard to come by and I truly enjoyed it.

{source: my Nikon D3000}

Friday, March 5, 2010

{yay the weekend}

But boo, it's going to rain...100% chance at that. That only means I get to snuggle inside and work on some much needed DIY projects or do some lovely baking. Is weather permitting you to stay inside too?

Well I think my weekend picks might leave you wanting to go thrifting. The army-influenced trend is not only a perfectly laid-back choice for the day or weekend, it's also neutral enough to work with almost every style....boyish inspired to the most feminine.

I love that some of these pieces are a wardrobe's necessity because it has that sexy I-borrowed-my-boyfriend's (fill in the blank) vibe. With boxy shapes you can add authentic patches or embellish the shoulders. And for those girly girls, have fun with a mini dress/skirt and heels, for a unparalleled girls get-together.
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Have a great weekend!

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

{spring = jackets}

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Spring is upon us, which for most of you that means no more snow and for me that means no more rain. Regardless, I am ecstatic that it's only 17 days away. That first day its nice I'm sure you go straight to everything you haven't worn in the past 6 months. And if you're like me, you'll probably gravitate to some of those summer dresses and tops. So to not look completely ridiculous or get too cold add one of these charming jackets. I have a variety already, but I think it's so adorable to add the pink or one of these one of a kind pieces to break up the monotony of basic jackets. Yep! I love, I need and I want.

Monday, March 1, 2010

{so comfortable}

This weekend was a bit of relaxing, watching the end of the Olympics and spending a day in the sun in sunny LA, very lovely. Am I the only one thinking that this morning came way too quick? I want to crawl back into bed and pull the covers over my head. Then I wake up with a cup of tea and a Elle magazine at my side.
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Enjoy your Monday! I'm off to get inspired. The post from Friday still has me jotting a ton of ideas down. I saw this pic this weekend too, adding it to the folder. And possible next DIY project. I'd add chain to intertwine with the ribbons and lace.
{Emma Cassi}