Monday, August 8, 2011

California Girlz

Top: Forever 21
Skirt: H&M
Belt: Fred Flare
Necklace: eBay
Purse: Louis Vuitton
Shoes: Louboutin Simple 85

Boyfriend lives next to a beautiful hilltop park but our busy/lazy selves rarely venture out there. Now that summer is almost over, we're reminding ourselves to take advantage of the beautiful weather and landscape available in front of us.

Palm trees, green grass, view of the city...right in our backyard.

I seriously had the hardest time styling this lace skirt. Something about it is just "off" and no matter how many tops I put on, I wasn't happy. In the end, simplicity won. I'm still not satisfied but whatevers.

On a different note...I first saw Katherine of Feather Factor sporting a long four-leave clover necklace and I thought it was super adorbs. Fast forward a few months, as I was browsing eBay, I came across a similar piece and jumped on the cheapie deal. A few days later, I was flipping through Lucky magazine and literally *GASPED* as I saw the price tag on the real deal. I am a jewelry novice and do not know much about brands/pricings at all. Katherine, please forgive me if you're reading this. All I can say is...Kat is a real baller haha.

California sunset on a gorgeous day...

Happy Monday dear friends!!! Hope you're enjoying your summer. <3


  1. What a beautiful place! I wish I live near a park like this =) Enjoy the rest of your summer!

  2. There's just somehting about a light colored skirt that difficlt to style. I haven't figured out mine yet. But your outfit looks great. Simplicity is sometimes the best place to start. I think with my light skirt it has something to do with tucking things in, it just never looks right.

    Complex Cardigans

  3. Oh! Van Cleef & Arpels has gorgeous jewelry!! I have not looked at their prices, but I imagine it is high!

    Your piece is so pretty! It looks like it catches the colors you are wearing so nicely!

    Gorgeous pictures!!

  4. Your photos are beautiful! Looks like you're having super awesome weather. Great outfit, you styled the lace skirt well :)


  5. Oh wow, I would so be taking pictures all the time there if that was my backyard! Just gorgeous!

  6. these pictures are stunning. thanks for another amazing post. Would love if you'd check out my latest post featuring pictures from my Mad Hatter themed engagement party. Thanks love. xoxo

  7. Oooo pretty!!! I love the last pic! Can you put the sizes of what you wear so we can see and compare fit? :D

  8. I LOVE your silhouette shots!!
    As for the styling, I think you did a great job. I'd be interested to see a comparison of this skirt styled in the winter--maybe a holiday or party outfit? :)

  9. Your blog has one of the best photos. Every single time I drop by your page, I just drool. You have such a lovely wardrobe.

    Just to let you know that I have tagged you to 3 different blogger awards. Sorry if you had them before.


  10. hey babe i just read through your blog and it is AMAZING!!!

    now i know how you got the 3 awards from SQUEEZE THE PUG!!!

    like you i did too from here... i am one of the dozen she noted on her blog and it has given me the opportunity to visit yours!!!

    and your outfits are just so cool and happy belated birthday wishes!!!!

    lots of love xoxoxo

    Labile me ADDICT<3

  11. gorgeous photos!!! i absolutely love your photos! especially the silhouette photos ^__^ just like label me addict i found you from squeeze the pug :P love your necklace and you're def lucky to get it for a great price!

    elle xx

  12. hello old and new friends, thank you so much for stopping by. am the just the worse blogger or what? so late in all my replies :'(

    really petite: thank you for the suggestion, i'll keep that in mind when relevant. :) a lot of times i don't post the sizes because i rarely do reviews. the items i'm wearing may be too big/small on me and if i don't mention that then i'm afraid the readers might be misled to buying something ill-fitting. so yes, i'll try to post sizes when accompanied by some kind of review hehe...

    squeeze the bug: omg, i'm so honored, i don't even know what to say. i don't deserve them at all but you are too kind. much love <3

  13. I came over from Peh Sun's blog as I was checking out all the lovely people she tagged for awards. Your bf is so lucky to live at a place with such beautiful scenery! I would imagine lots of artistic outfit shots in and around the area.

    I was also scrolling through some of your previous posts. I love the way the photos are taken esp the splashing water shot and those on the beach. Simply lovely.

    Will definitely be back here for more!

  14. Jo: hi Jo! all credit goes to my bf for taking the photos hehe. thank you for stopping by and i hope to "see" more of you :)


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