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Black Swan

February 23, 2011

Last Friday my friend Sevan came over for a much needed hang session which included good conversation heightened by a few bottles of wine and delicious thai food that we consumed at rapid speed. While the night could have easily continued as a casual jeans and t-shirt kind of evening, we instead decided to change things up a bit and got ridiculously dressed up for a fun photo shoot on my roof. The weather was unreasonably beautiful that night, to the point that I could have easily been comfortable in a t-shirt and flip flops.

With the Academy Awards coming up, I couldn’t help but draw inspiration from the amazing Rodarte costumes in Black Swan (even though I’m rooting for The King’s Speech), so I put on my feathery black blazer, a body hugging mini-skirt and possibly the softest t-shirt I own. I topped the whole look off with a bold red lip and shimmery black heels that aren’t necessarily the most comfortable shoes in my closet, but they certainly give a look that extra bit of glamor. Even though I only wore this outfit for a night of silly dress-up, I would definitely wear this again either at a more formal dinner out on the town or perhaps to see Swan Lake in Lincoln Center.

Elizabeth & James blazer, vintage t-shirt, American Apparel skirt, hue tights, Report Signature heels, Mac lipstick in ‘Ruby Woo‘, Forever21 necklaces •

14 Comments leave one →
  1. Young1 permalink
    February 23, 2011

    What a great outfit - ever since i started reading your blog i have tried a couple more daring outfits and have to say i LOVE it!

    Great necklaces

    Have a nice day :D

  2. Absolutely Mrs. K permalink
    February 23, 2011

    this is a very interesting look, you look so grown up but in the most fashionable way. You are good in black. I love the combination with the feathers, the jewelry, the with t-shirt and the red lipstick. You have mixed elegant pieces with completely rock and rolla. You’ve nailed it. Ps I love the setting

  3. gorete sousa permalink
    February 23, 2011

    Nice Pics!!!

  4. A.D. permalink
    February 23, 2011

    Gorgeous! Great outfits! Such an inspiration

  5. SLK permalink
    February 23, 2011

    LOVE LOVE LOVE. these pics came out AMAZING!

  6. livelifetherainaway permalink
    February 23, 2011

    love how something random turned into something so nice and pretty. want to watch Black Swan too but managed to watch King’s Speech instead and definitely recommended!! :)

  7. Nita-Karoliina permalink
    February 23, 2011

    You are gorgeous. Love your blog.

  8. Míriam permalink
    February 23, 2011

    Love this outfit, looks like you had so much fun :)

  9. fashion urbia permalink
    February 24, 2011

    great outfit, love all the necklaces layered together.

  10. Cassi permalink
    February 24, 2011

    Love the look + sounds like a super fun night! I saw The King’s Speech last night and LOVED it. It was such a fantastic film.

  11. Tasia permalink
    February 25, 2011

    Fierce look! Love those necklaces :) They are fantastic! Love that you are drawing your inspiration from Black Swan, you’re outfit suits it perfectly.

  12. Alana Schnee permalink
    February 25, 2011

    love love the outfit! I need a necklace like that. Is it a combo or just one? Where can I get a good junky necklace?

  13. Elizabeth Jaime permalink
    February 25, 2011

    This might be a little creepy but I’m pretty sure we live in the same neighborhood!

    Love your blog by the way!

    x Elizabeth

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