Monday, April 29, 2013

Memo 057: Summer Time White

To: All
From: Me
Date: April 29, 2013
Subject: Summer Whites

Nothing says summertime is coming like an almost all white ensemble.

Summer not only means warmer weather and bare legs. It means a whole new influx of roof top and all white party situations. Now, you may not get the invite to the All White Diddy Bash but if you do, you want to stay ready so that you don't have to get ready!

A primarily white outfit done right can look very clean, fresh and airy. With this outfit, I have paired white and yellow together with black accessories. 

Fashion Rule!: Stick to white pieces that have structure or texture (i.e. eyelet lace, linen, silk) to keep them from looking cheap. 

Screaming *(almost) ALL WHITE EVERYTHING!*

Coat: Zara, Top: DKNY, Shorts: H&M
Cuff: Armani Exchange, Belt: Armani Exchange

Shoes: L.A.M.B

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Memo 056: Making a Small Spectacle of Myself

To: All
From: Me
Date: April 18, 2013
Subject: Mini Glasses Necklace

I love a dash of novelty here and there. Accessories that spell words or have fun shapes are a winner in my book.

I bought this Tatty Devine Glasses Necklace along with an Eye Chart T-shirt which I have yet to wear. Anyway, I wanted to had a little silly to this almost serious outfit.

I mean the necklace is a little pair of glasses that no one can wear! What a spectacle!

Blazer: Maison Martin Margiela for H&M, Dress: LaROK 

Shoes: Burak Uyan
Necklace: Tatty Devine, Clutch: BCBG, Belt: Maison Martin Margiela for H&M

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Memo 055: I Be on My Suit and Flyness...

To: All
From: Me
Date: April 16, 2013
Subject: Spring Three Piece Suit

This is a poem entitled "These Pants"

These pants are EVERYTHING! 

The end.

Sigh...seriously, these pants gave me life when I saw them. I've been wanting to try out head-to-toe coordinating print.  You guys know I live for prints, prints and more prints! 

However, when I saw these pants, there wasn't a coordinating top or jacket to achieve the head-to-toe print look. So, I just took them home and let the inspiration waiting game begin. Today, they make an appearance, albeit not coordinating but definitely making a statement!

Coat: Zara, Vest: Zara, Shirt: J. Crew, Pants: Topshop
"I love bad shoes that's my shopping problem. Yeah, I like to shop. I've got a shopping problem!"
Bag: Gucci
Shoes: Report Signature

Friday, April 12, 2013

Social Werk! | MIM Rocks Fashion 2013

Phoenix Fashion Week kicks off its 2013 series of events in March by teaming up with the Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) for the fourth-annual MIM Rocks Fashion” spring showcase. Presented by Scottsdale-based Focal Point Salon, MIM Rocks Fashion” serves as a tribute to top stylists from Phoenix to Tucson and showcases on-trend spring fashions from a talented lineup of designers and boutiques. 

Check out the interviews that I conducted with some of the designers and stylists here:


My favorite part of a fashion show right next to the designers and models on the runway is who is in the crowd. I spotted these Arizona trendanistas in the crowd. You must know that I loved the personal style and use of colors and prints.

Photography by: Nector Marmolejos
The second most enjoyable part of the show was the men's fashion styled by Amir Saebi from Amir's La Voute Boutique. Seriously, these men were styled, accessorized, fried, dyed and laid to the side.

Photography by: Nector Marmolejos
Photography by: Nector Marmolejos
Bri Seeley based out of Seattle Washington is the Phoenix Fashion Week's 2012 Designer of the Year. Her designs in this year's MIM Fashion show featured etherial ombre dresses and feminine contemporary wear.

This model had me contemplating leaving the show and literally running to my hair stylist. I live for her hair color!

Photography by: Nector Marmolejos
Photography by: Nector Marmolejos

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Memo 054: It Never Rains...

To: All
From: Me
Date: April 10, 2013
Subject: Cuff My Trench Coat

Let me tell you what happened last night. It rained! Trust me it's a big deal here. So, because it rained, it cooled off tremendously today. Therefore a trench coat was necessary until about noon. At Noon:01, the coat had to come off!

So, a few weeks ago a special package from Alexis Bittar showed up on my doorsteps. I may or may not have let out a little yelp when I laid my eyes on the gunmetal large scale cuff from the Miss Havisham Collection. Like, is it my birthday!? 

Trench Coat: Perry Ellis, Top: Corey Lynn Calter, Skirt: Jigsaw, Sunglasses: H&M
Belt: BCBG Max Azria
Shoes: Chanel, Clutch: Kenneth Cole
Earrings: ASOS, Cuff: Thanks to Alexis Bittar

Friday, April 5, 2013

Memo 053: So Nautical

To: All
From: Me
Date: April 5, 2013
Subject: Blue Stripes + Loafers

Picture me on a yacht off of the South of France sipping wine, laughing heartily and schmoozing with some of my favorite people.

Ok, picture me on a yacht.

Ok, just look at this picture of me looking like I should be on somebody's yacht. Jeez. 

Blazer: J. Crew, Shirt: Liberty for J. Crew, Shorts: Burberry
Necklace: ASOS, Rings: H&M and Belle Noel, Belt: Nine West
Clutch: Kenneth Cole, Shoes: Miu Miu
Sunglasses: Chanel

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Memo 052: Double Up

To: All
From: Me
Date: April 3, 2013
Subject: Two Coats and Two Other Things...

Two things...

Number one, I lost my mind in H&M, recently. Hence, the reason why almost every article of clothing that I am wearing is from H&M.

Number two, I love this hairstyle! Apparently, I like hair on top of my head.

When I saw this coat and jacket, I immediately loved the patterns together. And yes, I used the jacket as my shirt. That actually happened.

Coat: H&M, Pants: J. Crew, Sunglasses: H&M
Jacket: H&M, Necklace: H&M
Clutch: Nneka Saran, Shoes: Stella McCartney

Monday, April 1, 2013

Memo 051: April Jewel's Day!

To: All
From: Me
Date: April 1, 2013
Subject: Gemstone Flow

Very serious question, WHO is stealing time? I need answers now!

My brain can't even comprehend April 2013. Like, what do you even mean!?
I guess I just have to get used to my life moving at warp speed...

This past weekend I was so honored and fortunate to be able to conduct my very first media coverage for the MIM Fashion Rocks Fashion Show here in Phoenix. 

So, what's a personal style blogger providing media coverage to wear to a fashion show? A simple dress by Sister Jane and her most comfortable pair of BCBG gold shoes.

Dress: Sister Jane
Shoes: BCBG, Clutch: ASOS
Rings: Consignment Store Find, BCBG, Banana Republic, Bracelet: Dillard's, Necklace: H&M