Trend Alert?

I don’t usually use the blog as an outlet to discuss or dissect runway shows and/or their trends, but there was one unexpected item making an appearance on top haute couture runway shows recently that has me really intrigued as to whether or not it would go further than that as a trend.
I don’t know about you guys but as much as I love my beautiful high heels, I actually don’t wear them very often. They can be gorgeous and even flattering, but oh the unnecessary pain they inflict onto us stares right back at me whenever I stand in front of my closet trying to decide on footwear for the day. I confess to having fantasized, more than once and usually after wearing a pair for hours, about living in a world free of high heels; a world where looking presentable doesn’t involve any kind of torture; where comfort meets fashion; where you can look just as fashionably fierce in sneakers as Carrie Bradshaw did in her sky-high heels.
I suspect I’m not the only one who has had some version of this fantasy, and now, guess what? The fashion masters of the universe seem to have decided to cut us (and our tortured feet) some slack and filled their most recent runway shows with sneakers everywhere! The most fashionably looks by the likes of Chanel and Dior were paired not only with sneakers (after all, vans and converse have long been acceptable as a form of fashionable footwear for certain looks), but with very sporty looking ones. We are talking couture gowns paired with a Chanel sparkly version of the athletic sneaker, people! Kind of shocking, isn’t it? It really does take the eye a bit to adjust to the sight of haute couture head to ankle, followed by runner shoes.
Now, here’s what I’m really curious about, finding out your thoughts on this subject…what do you think of this newly proposed trend? Do you predict it will translate to the streets? Will the masses embrace it? Will sneakers become ubiquitous outside of the gym and running trails? Or will it go just as far as the edge of the runway strip? A trend just for the fashion eccentrics of the world? Would you wear a classic Chanel tweed jacket and skirt with your favorite running shoes?
That what do I think you asked? I think it might take some time to get used to the sight of sneakers accompanied of what we considered “dressed up” or serious clothes…but we’ve been dreaming about this day for way too long to let this opportunity pass us by. So yes, I predict somewhere in the not too distant future, even the most appalled judges of this trend will be taking it out for a test run.

Chanel Spring Couture 2014

Christian Dior Spring Couture 2014

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Look of the Day: Blue Jeans

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Jeans: Old Navy – Sweater: Old Navy – Shoes: Shoedazzle – Bag: Coach


I can’t believe it had been four months since I last shot some Look of the Day photos!! But that dry spell is finally over as I bring you here today some photos we shot this past weekend. Let me tell ya, even though I’ve never really gotten good at this whole posing for the camera thing, I felt more awkward than ever shooting these photos. Honestly, ever since I started blogging my outfits, I have a new found respect for models and their work, and of course every other fashion blogger out there…They make it look so darn easy! I don’t think I’ll ever be good at this, let alone a natural in front of the camera, and I certainly doubt “practice makes perfect” will apply in this case, but I do hope practice makes me fairly decent some day…and maybe, just maybe even make the whole process more enjoyable.

Anyway, ever since discovering that the right cut and stretch in skinny jeans can work for my body type, I had been searching for colorful options to add to my closet, and finally I succeeded in finding a pair… or two (you’ll have to stay tuned to find out which other fun color I got, on a future Look of the Day). Of course, just as my black skinnys, this lovely electric blue pair (as well as my mystery color pair) I scored on sale at Old Navy. Seriously, thank you Old Navy from the bottom of my heart for not forgetting about us hippy girls.

This light-weight sweater was another find at the same store, and unfortunately for you guys the online sale is not as good as the in-store sale because I scored this baby for $5 if you can believe it. I love lucky $5 finds!

Now that I think about it, I scored every single item in this outfit on sale. Except for the Coach bag, which I borrowed but was also found on sale by its rightful owner, just fyi.

Well, gotta run now darlings, but thank you for stopping by my little corner. Have a lovely day.

P.S. I’m obsessed with dark lipstick!!! What do you think? Too goth?

Fashion: Sunnies and Bling

20140115-205238.jpg 20140115-205257.jpg 20140115-205316.jpgSunglasses: Kenzo from Nordstrom Rack

Earrings: Free Press from Nordstrom Rack


I usually wait until I wear a new purchase to properly show it to you on a Look of the Day, but with these two recent acquisitions, I just couldn’t wait! You know I love sunglasses aka sunnies, so much so that the pairs I own are starting to amount to a small collection, to which I am gladly adding this Kenzo darlings to. They’re the type to give you the bug eye look, but I love that the shape is sort of different, not quite square, not quite aviator, not quite an hexagon. Just different and unique. Two adjectives I could also easily use to describe this new pair of earrings. For the past several years I’ve been really big on the statement necklaces, and I’m not planning to quit on them anytime soon, but I’d like to expand my earrings repertoire a bit, so I couldn’t resist these lovely danglers. Aren’t accessories pretty much the funnest thing about being a girl?

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