Author Archives: Brooke

Royal Blush

blush blouse with jbrand rozI had a lunch date with girlfriends and just had “One of those days”.  With NOTHING to wear, I somehow came up with this by total accident! But seriously, I’m so happy I did!!! I HAD to wear these Larkspur J brand jeans, like I could hear them screaming in my closet “WEAR MEEEEEE”. The patch detail and ornate stitching was so different from any of my other blue jeans.  Since I wasn’t feeling black or white, I pulled this a-line blush colored top.  My hair today was a complete disaster.  I mean, I need my roots done worse than bad!! (I stole that line from my hottie tottie friend Selma Alameri, thanks babe!) Ok, the outfit… I always get sidetracked, maybe it’s a blonde thing.  Anywayyys,  I grabbed a merlot colored fedora to hide my hideous roots, picked up my Chanel reissue bag and needed 1 more element to bring this mismatched look together.  Low and behold I remembered the un-opened Zara box sitting in my room..  TA-Fricken DA! My multi colored pumps had not only EVERY color I was wearing, but the laces matched my bag perfectly!!  Love when that happens!!  Needless to say I was a happy camper feeling oh so stylish!

Side note ** Sometimes it’s the look you never planned to work, or the dress you thought was totally NOT YOU, that ends up being AHHHMAZING!  So, my advice… TRY NEW THINGS!  You may surprise yourself!

xo

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Jeans: Jbrand Roz / Top: BCBG / Hat: Forever 21 / Shoes: Zara / Purse: Chanel / Sunglasses: West Coast Eyewear / Bracelet: sold at Blended Industries

Uptown Girl

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Gawd I love this beautiful city I live in!!! San Diego, america’s finest!  I don’t make it downtown as much as I’d like… (I tend to stay in my little La Jolla bubble).  But when I do head to the Gaslamp, I always make an extra effort to wear something cool, interesting and different.  I picked this Donna Mizani romper because I didn’t know if dinner at BANG BANG would end with dancing at BANG BANG.  LOL oh, BTW, have you guys tried this new San Diego hot spot???? You’ve got to check it out. Pretty AMAZE!  Now, this little romper has been a staple in my wardrobe.  LA designer Donna Mizani just gets it.  The originator of the infamous cut-out dress has really evolved into a beautiful, sexy, easy to wear line.  I tried this romper on and knew it needed to be MINE.  The long billow sleeves can be worn at wrist length or pulled up to a 3/4.  The high-cut runner short adds sex appeal without over doing it.  Every girl should own this.  It’s that no-brainer, feel good, look good piece.  I added this cool BCBG floral jacket to make the look more dinner appropriate.  I’m still OBSESSED with my Givenchy bag, and the pops of red flowers in the jacket made for a more fluid look.  I grabbed my comfy Fendi booties which added some edginess! The last touch, my Lanvin inspired necklace I scored in NYC.  Don’t worry, I contacted the manufacturer so you guys can buy one too! Oh, and the best part, they’re only $60 which beats the heck out of the $1000 Lanvin price tag! YIKES!  I’ll be posting a “where to buy” link and one lucky reader will win one in next month’s giveaway!!! Yes, ma’am I said GIVEAWAY!!  ;)

xoxo

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Romper: Donna Mizani, similar here / Jacket: BCBG / Bag: Givenchy / Shoes: Fendi / Necklace: Blended Industries / Watch: Chanel J12

 

 

Feminine Camo

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Thank you fashion for repeating yourself every 15 years! (it’s no longer every 20 because we miss certain trends too much to wait another 5 years!) I remember walking into class the first day of freshman year of High School (that makes me feel old) wearing a matching blue camo top with my BFF.  I will never forget that outfit as I have been patiently waiting for it’s return.  FINALLY, camo is back and better than ever!  Whether you are rocking a pair of cargos, a hip blouse or even a pair of cute espadrilles, one things for sure-this print is oh so cool!!  From time to time I take my work look to the extreme. I paired this matte Equipment camo blouse with BCBG’s genius chakra skirt.  I had happy hour with the girls so I needed a flirty day to night look.  I grabbed my Zara lace up pumps which are becoming my favorite go-to shoes and a cute handbag for a fun and flirty look. Cheers Babes! 

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Top: Equipment / Skirt: BCBG / Shoes: Zara / Bag: BCBG / Watch: Chanel J12 / Sunglasses: West Coast Eyewear / Stack Rings: Skova

(Blouse, sunglasses, and rings available in-store at Blended Industries)