LA LOVIN'

April 29, 2012












(Outfit 1: In My Air tank, Kahlo skirt, AK Vintage jewelryOutfit 2: Leyendecker top, AGAIN skirt, Outfit 3:  Leyendecker top, AGAIN shorts, Outfit 4: Kahlo leather dress, Lillian Crowe jewelry,  JNB  jewelry throughout)


You may remember that a few weeks ago Emil and I had the pleasure of attending the Directives West Fall 2012 Fashion show in Downtown LA, see post HERE. The show featured a few wonderful LA and Australian brands, including Bless'ed Are the Meek, Bishop of Seventh, Chaser, Heartloom, J. Leyendecker, Joe's, Marna Ro, Sam&Lavi and W By Walter Mendez.


Well, this time Emil and I had a chance to style a few outfits, incorporating SS2012 pieces from our favorite designers showcased at the Directives West fashion show. Normally, we don't shoot in downtown LA, so it was totally cool exploring new territory. I wanted to create outfits with edgy-boho feel, so industrial-looking downtown landscapes certainly worked to our advantage!


With so many beautiful pieces, it's hard to pick a favorite. How about you guys, which outfit do you like the most?


Keep on smiling,
Love,
Annabelle

PRETTY PLEATS

April 26, 2012










(Equipment signature mint blouse - cute ones here & here, Nanette Lepore sweet sixteen skirtStylebyMarina.com sequined clutch bagAsos spike stretch bracelet, also loving this one, J Crew friendship bracelets)

Another one of my happy, twirly outfits. I simply can't help it, it is just not humanly possible to wear this skirt and not twirl and smile and dance and laugh. Granted I did get some looks from people passing by, yet I hardly care when the sun is shining, the birds are singing and I am wearing a neon orange, pleated master piece of a skirt. 


P.S. Last week I mentioned that I partnered up with Threadflip, an online retailer which allows you to sell items from your closet. This week, I added a few new items, so CLICK HERE to check them out! Please feel free to shoot me an email if you have questions about any of the items:)








Keep on smiling,
Love,
Annabelle

PERFECT ASYMMETRY

April 23, 2012












(BCBG blouse old, Helmut Lang Fulcrum print skirt, Giuseppe Zanotti colorblock high heel sandals old,  Asos spike stretch bracelet3.1 Phillip Lim Minute clutch) 


Hey Everyone,

I apologize for the long silence but I spend last week fighting the most hideous case of the sniffles, which rendered taking pictures absolutely impossible. Normally I start taking massive amounts of vitamins around April to combat Spring-time colds, but this year my fail-proof plan failed me measurably! Oh well, a week in bed gave me some time to finally catch up on my on-line shopping and of course Gossip Girl:)

Now that I am back in fighting shape, I am eager to show of my new splurges. Case in point, this  asymmetric hemline Helmut Lang skirt. Perfect draping, taupe leather waistband and geometric print come together effortlessly to create a perfect Summer staple. Love at first sight!





Keep on smiling,
Love,
Annabelle


All pics in this post taken by my friend Jessica.

SHOP VIVALUXURY ON THREADFLIP

April 17, 2012







(Inlovewithfashion lavender chiffon dress, Black lace shorts, Reiss mini cross-body bag, Winter Kate Riya dress, H&M leather zip-front skirt, Pour La Victoire patent pumps)

Hey Everyone,

This time I am really excited to partner with Threadflip, an online retailer which allows you to sell items from your closet. Together with Socialyte, Threadflip is launching a special store filled with items from your favorite fashion bloggers. 
Above are the pics of some of the items currently available for sale from my closet on Threadflip. To view complete list CLICK HERE. If you have any questions about any of the items, please feel free to contact me directly and I will be glad to answer any questions you may have.

P.S. I don't know how I am going to part with that lavender chiffon dress but I hope whoever gets it, enjoys it as much as I did:)



Keep on smiling,
Love,
Annabelle

THINK PINK

April 15, 2012













(Gifted stylebymarina.com dress & sequined clutch bag, Zara heels & jacket, Asos spike stretch bracelet, also loving this one, J Crew friendship bracelets)




When Emil and I left home this morning, the sun was shining, the sky was bright blue and everything seemed to point to a warm sunny day. Our plan was to take a casual stroll down Melrose and maybe grab some lunch later. Boy, was the morning weather misleading. By the time we got to Melrose, it was absolutely freezing! In a desperate attempt to keep myself warm I put on the only jacket I had with me, which happen to be this cute bleached denim one I just got from Zara. Later on, looking at the pics, I am rather happy with the way the jacket brings out the pinkiness of the dress. Talk about accidental pairings, huh...



Keep on smiling,
Love,
Annabelle