Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Silver Bullet

Skirt - Sosie, Sweater - Romwe, Booties - Mango, Bag - Velvetine, Belt - vintage from Calico, Bracelet - random ft. LUXLA and Alex and Ani
I am finally back to normal life after my 3-day flash trip to NYC for fashion week. Let's just say those were the three most jam-packed days of my life! Looking back now, it feels like I was there for a month, not just a weekend. These pictures were taken this past Friday, my first official day out and about for NYFW. I didn't have any shows this day, but still I went to Lincoln Center to check out the scene and meet up with friends before heading off to the ModCloth and StyleLikeU parties. We stayed up way past our bedtime socializing and dancing our little hearts out. It was a blast catching up with my California girls Jules and Aimee, and finally getting to meet Claire from De Lune, Delmy from Fashion Bananas, Nicole from Gary Pepper Vintage, Nadia from Frou Frou, and Yvan Rodic, you know, the man behind Facehunter. These people know how to have a good time. I'm always down for that. Lots more to show you from my fashion week experience!

I also just wanted to take a moment to remember 9/11. Even during all the chaos of this past weekend, I couldn't help but think back to 10 years ago when that first plane hit the Twin Towers in NYC. I felt chills just thinking about it while I walked the streets of Soho and saw the light shining into the sky in memory of those stolen and affected by the tragedy. All the children who lost their parents. The mothers who lost their husbands. The friends who lost their friends. The lonely hearts who lost their future soul mates. A city shattered by a terrifying act of hatred. I feel so lucky to have been safe that day 10 years ago, as well as to enjoy life with amazing people in the present moment. Living every single day, every hour, every moment to the fullest has never felt more important than right now. Let's just hope that we never have to experience what we experienced 10 years ago ever again.

I'll leave you with that today. I'll be back soon with another fashion week post. Promise.


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Carmen said...

I like nude+silver tone.

Ai-Lin said...

oh wow i am absolutely adoring that sheer top!
and the pleats on that skirt are phenomenal.

ai-lin <3

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Rosalinda Tjioe said...

Great outfit! Love the skirt <3 x


Mila said...

Such stunning look, the skirt is really amazing!

Kim said...

I Love your skirt !

Victoria Jin said...

such an elegant and chic outfit!

Eva said...

Nude with silver...LOVE the combo! And your booties are fab! xoxo


De todo y nada said...

This skirt looks amazing!!

Halie said...

Very cool skirt, love the belt and boots with it as well!

Anaivilo said...

I imagine you had a awesome time! Fashion Week is always fun :D And this skirt you are wearing is simply sensational! I really love the color :X

The Headless Mannequin said...

I love this outfit...the little peek of the animal print belt is lovely too and you can't go wrong with a silver skirt! And your 9/11 sentiments are lovely...there were a lot of Irish lives lost that day too so it was a big day of rememberance on this side of the Atlantic.
Looking forward to more NYFW pics :)


tonia fashion tour said...

what a unique skirt!!
love the whole outfit!


J-a-n-i-s said...

Wow, love that look! It's simple but extremly cool!

Ria :) said...

i just love ur skirt :) xxxx

Claire G. said...

Ahhhh!!!! J'adore lovely! MISS YOU TONSSSS AHHH!

The Fancy Teacup said...

That metallic pleated skirt is beauty! And who would have thought of pairing it with a blush hue? Such a perfect look. Thank you for keeping Sept. 11 in your thoughts, and I'm so happy you had a wonderful time in NYC.

♥, Jamie

Michelle Lee said...

love your metallic skirt so much!



I love your colour combination, the sheer nude and metallic silver work lovely together, you look beautiful.
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L'art said...

Very nice choice for NYFW outfit! I like how simple it is, but you're still making a statement with it :)

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Gorgeous Look! I love the skirt and the boots!

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Moni said...


Laura said...

I'm loving this outfit so much ♥ The metallic skirt goes so well with the nude sweater!
X Laura

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Michelle Goldie said...

hope you enjoyed fashion week. i've had so much fun - tried not to let my bad foot hinder me too much..!
love the textures in your outfit. can't wait for the full post.


Ally said...

I love pops of metallic pieces in well-styled outfits! This would be the perfect example :) I LOVE this look... and you look beautiful, as always!



eleni said...

amazing outfit!!


Steffys Pros and Cons said...

thats the besst crinkled skirt!

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Fashiable said...

Your silver skirt is PERFECT, I want!! Silver is a great colour for this fall I think


SADBBLOG said...

Love this look, great booties! and well said! We should all never forget but be truly thankful for our blessing! xo


el_martina said...

your skirt is amazing! Love it!! :)

Joanna S. said...

i love this look ! especially the sweater :)

amazing photos and you :)

HollyLou said...

Lovely post. Gorgeous skirt! X


The PvdH Journal said...

That skirt is all sorts of amazingness.



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such a lovely blog dear :)


Cocò (daddysneatness) said...

This skirt is so stylish!!! Great item!


Marianna said...

Nise shirt!


Pink Bubble Dreams said...

Beautiful outfit. I would have never thought of pairing metalic with something in a neutral hue.

Loves it




Isabella said...

Very nice skirt! :) <3


Anonymous said...

Lovely outfit. I really like the combination of nude and silver. Well, your skirt is superb! Everything metallic and shiny is :D

I'm just grateful that 9/11/11 ended as a "normal" day. No more lifes were lost this day.


Nikki said...

Such a beautiful skirt! Glad to hear you had a great time at NYFW :) x

Camilla said...

I love the skirt so much!

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DEA said...

VERY NICE skirt!

Camilla Combs said...

i dont really know whats hotter than a see through shirt with a black bra.....

Manon H. said...

Silver is a great color ! You look beautiful !


Vasilieva said...

love that cool silver skirt, perfectly pleated and works o nicely with your sweater


TatiannaMaria said...

I love this outfit :)
Your top and your bag are amazing!

xx, TatiannaMaria

The serial shopper said...

Aww I love it!

It suits you perfectly!




Larissa said...

Wow! So lovely :D



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Ms.Fashionista said...

I love that adorbs skirt! The pleats are gorg.



char said...

Very cute! Love the metallic skirt.

xx char

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Love your skirt!!


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Anonymous said...

what a cool skirt, i really like all the silver things that are coming out for fall! :) lucky you for being in NY right now

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Laura said...

I love this outfit so much!


beesandbugs said...

Wow! That skirt is awesome! And I just fell in love with that light sweater and the way it goes with the skirt :)

Anonymous said...

silver bullet look = gold medal.

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kyon_muu said...

Love your skirt!!

MrJeffery said...

lovely! the skirt is awesome.

Jules said...

I LOVE YOU! and I missssss you so much already!!!
Had the best time of my life in nyc and with you!

you look gorgeous!


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Andrea said...

wow i love your skirt!

skippysays said...

Awesome outfit- you look so casual yet chic at the same time!

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Kimberly said...

great outfit really love that skirt so cute!


hanna cecilia cousins said...

love the texture on this skirt! great blog!

Lalalala Jess said...

I agree with everyone above, that is one awesome skirt :)

Ale. said...

First of all, I can't wait to check out the rest of your NYFW posts!

Love the outfit, especially the skirt.

What lipstick do you wear? It's so lovely!


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That sweater goes well with the skirt,so amazing and glamorous..you look great..

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Love the look, especially the silver skirt! :)

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Carmo said...

i'm in love with that skirt :)


karina said...

really fantastic skirt!!

ana caroLina said...

Love it!
the skirt is awesome!



Deanna said...

I love your outfit. And what you said about 9/11 is so true and so sad.

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Love those boots and that skirt is adorable!

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