Crochet & Lace October 09 2013

Lace and crochet is everywhere now... YES!

My taste has always been edgy, but when I see something so detailed and dainty as lace or crochet, I can't help but want to drape myself in girlishness! I've always liked to add a touch of lace to my old jeans or shoes to create a new look. It's easy to make a few stitches and then you're able to clip it right off if you want. Here's a pair of boots I did this to:

I wore these out with an open front crochet cardigan layered on a long sleeve lace top. Too much?? Not in my book.

Most of my favorite fall boots are accented with a lace look and this cute stitch.

As an intricate fabric, it looks great with simple and bold jewelry, like our champagne oval statement necklace. It's so easy to dress up with a piece like this and any neutral color crochet or lace top.

Whether you add it as a simple detail to revive that old pair of jeans or deck yourself out in the vintage style... give in, indulge in texture and lace up!



Band Tees September 24 2013

It's funny how you can feel so free in a crowd of people. There's something about being at a show. It brings you away from your "real world", even if it's just for a moment when you immerse yourself in a song. You're typically confined in a group, hot and tired, with everyone mouthing the same lyrics... and yet you feel individual. Good music can take you there, losing yourself within four walls.

I try to keep my mind open to any music, because discovering a new sound that you like is one of the best things that can happen. And when it comes to shows, there's not much I won't go for. Of course I have my preference...

Accessorizing with a band tee is one of my favorites. I love how the art of screen print allows you to wear your heart, and say what you want to say... and show off where you've been! I put on our Snake Print Geo Necklace and stacked our black bracelets and Stud Watch to bring out my rocker chic. The Gold Spike Necklace is also perfect for this look.

Conclusion: A venue is just about the only place to live free within walls. Rock doesn't have to be pretty or trendy, say what you want! And rule #1 is never get rid of your band tees. (Rule #1.5, don't wear the band you're seeing...)

Music behind the tees:

Pic 1: Webster Hall-Underground- Atmosphere, Pic 2: Jones Beach-Metal- Iron Maiden, Pic 3: D.F.P. 8-Rock- Beastie Boys, The Darkness, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Cypress Hill, Brand New, Taking Back Sunday, Pic 4: The Paramount-Reggae- The Wailers

This week I'll be seeing Big D and the Kids Table, stay tuned!

Jacket - Forever 21, Necklace (Geo Snake Print Necklace) - Wanderlust Vintage, Necklace (Gold Stud and Spike Necklace) - Wanderlust Vintage, Bracelet (Ivory Silver Infinity Stacking Bracelet) - Wanderlust Vintage, Bracelet (Black Cross Bead Stacking Bracelet) - Wanderlust Vintage, Bracelet (Black Wrap Stud Bracelet) - Wanderlust Vintage, Watch (Black Snap Stud Watch Bracelet) - Wanderlust Vintage, Boots - Dirty Laundry