Minty Leopard

As I mentioned in my last post, I am loving this warmer weather!  It’s nice being able to throw on a top without having to cover it with multiple layers.  I used this opportunity to break out some new summery pieces that have been waiting patiently in my closet.  One such piece would be this minty chiffon blouse layered over a leopard tank that my sis picked out for me at Aritzia (ok I obviously couldn’t completely get away from the layers).  5 minutes into this courtyard shoot, I realized that I would much rather be in the pool that taking pictures by it.  C’est la vie.

Both tops by Wilfred, Diesel Bi-Bi jeans (one of my favorite pairs), Christian Louboutin heels, Hermes bag

White denim and blue wings

Today was a reminder of why I love living in California.  Sunny.  80 degrees.  And more convertibles on the road than I have seen in a long time.  I finally had a reason to put away my dark denim for a light pair that I picked up in Spain last summer.  I’ve discovered that I’m a big fan of taking pictures about an hour or two before sunset when it’s a little bit cooler outside (and of course this may also be a procrastination technique for school-related reading).  However, sunset photos mean that I get to battle the wind since I live on the top of a hill.  Thanks to the combination of the wind and the bat-wing sleeves of this Velvet top, I may look like I’m about to take flight in a few of these pictures.  But rest assured, I was inside shortly after, trying to find another way to avoid reading French literature for class tomorrow.

I’m wearing a pair of mystery jeans that I picked up in Spain last year, a Velvet top, Sam Edelman wedges, a vintage Rolex, and Burberry sunglasses.

A visit from the “Supermoon”

Do you ever get in those nature-y moods?  Apparently that was me this weekend.  I think it all started with the amazing “supermoon” last night.  According to scientists, over the weekend the moon was the closest to Earth (and therefore brightest) that it will be all year.  Although my camera is obviously not designed to take moon shots (or if it is I obviously do not know how to use that function), but I gave it my best attempt.  My attempt as a nature photographer continued today, and I couldn’t resist taking a few flower shots as the sun was setting.

The “supermoon” lights up the sky at 11:30PM.

The sun setting over the hills.

The prettiest flower in the garden.

Garden party

Just a little garden stroll with my new favorite Habitual jeans.  I was worried they might look too leathery since they are a coated denim, but they are the perfect waxy finish that I was looking for.  I picked up this top on my last trip to Santana Row to visit my sister in San Jose, and it has easily become one of my favorite blouses.  My only regret is that I didn’t buy it in the cobalt blue color in addition to this white one.

BCBG blouse, Habitual Addison Moto jeans, Louis Vuitton Mahina bag, Christian Louboutin heels.

Buy one, buy all: Impulse shopping

Do you ever buy one article of clothing, and then you buy a pair of heels, and then you realize you need that matching whatever, so you buy that too.  Then next thing you know, a good chunk of your checking account is gone?  I sometimes feel that once I start shopping, it kick starts my shopping addiction, and I feel the need to buy absolutely everything on my wishlist.  This is a slight problem for me, especially since I am saving for surprise number 2, which I still can’t mention quite yet.  In my defense, I love all of my impulse splurges, and it all started with a ruined Bobi tee (my favorite basic).  The next thing I know I have 6 Bobi tees in my online shopping basket, (a few on pre-order), a Helmut Lang Jacket (that in my defense, I have wanted since winter), and a unique pair of Habitual coated jeans that were just delivered today.  Pictures coming soon!

Just so you know: Revolve Clothing is my favorite place to find the Bobi tees, they always have the best colors.