Monday, October 27, 2008

guccisima

i've totally been a fan of frida giannini for gucci since i watched her forties dresses prance down the runway in her debut spring 2006 collection. following her bohemian rock chick collection of fall '08 came the bright palate of skinny suits topped with straw fedoras, the mini caftans and the flowing gowns in shades of turquoise and purple of spring '09. oh and need i say that i absolutely die over the cropped turquoise leather jacket...






Sunday, October 26, 2008

only in my dreams

yesterday i had a near religious experience...at torso, probably the most exquisite vintage store in san francisco. the selection of gowns, furs and jewelry pretty much blew my mind. i was like a little kid in a candy store, absolutely in awe of all the selection. my two most coveted items however were a late 1940's gold sequined jacket that wouldn't stop sparkling as i stared at my reflection in the mirror and a black, hand beaded, 1920's vest which looked absolutely killer, would go perfect with everything in my closet and has been haunting my dreams. since it's price tag was slightly more than i was willing to throw down i'm left on a search for an alternative...what's a girl to do?

Wednesday, October 15, 2008

the row

So I know that this video of The Row collection isn't new, however I just can't help but love it. The styling was done by Vanessa Traina and in all of its simplicity I find it incredibly chic. It only further proves the importance of basic staples in a girls wardrobe. Not to mention the song choice is absolutely perfect...

Monday, October 13, 2008

Champagne and Fur Stoles

Life's been a little chaotic lately and with the lack of time I've had to sleep updating the blog has been the last thing on my mind. With that said I recently received a little gift in the mail...Edward Steichen's book In High Fashion. Having never heard of the photographer before I immediately fell in love with his images. The book focuses mainly on the years between 1923-1937 with low back gowns, dropped waistes and finger waved hair evoking the glamour and glitz of the flapper years and conjuring images of Fitzgerald's Daisy Buchanan.