Friday, August 20, 2010

Walk Every Street Like You're in Paris

Hi lovelies! I am in a great mood today :D I woke up and drafted my personal statement, bounced some ideas and formulated some kind of an introduction. There is still a ton to be done. I did a face mask that Nikki sent me today and it was an interesting first experience. I took some pretty funny pictures too. It was sooo hot today and I was sweating even in this tank top because of my beret and leggings. Whew! Looks like San Diego won't be transitioning into fall very soon!

A while ago I won Kristy's Alainn Bella-sponsored giveaway of $50 store credit (thank you so much!) and I chose this Paris Lace Tank. I thought the Ivory colour was really nice but they ran out of Smalls so I ventured into pink. The pink is a nice substantial pink that is darker than in photos. This tank is covered with such a cute Parisian scene with black glitter, which I'm not a fan of. In the back, the craziness begins - it's longer than the front and entirely black lace. At first I was really intimidated by just wearing a black bra underneath because the strap shows but from a distance it just looks like a strap. I love the backing! If I'm brave on a school day I would wear a nude coloured tank underneath and wear some denim jeans. This look is more appropriate for shopping or going out.

I got the crazy idea last night to wear my torn up floral footless leggings to complement the lace in the back but it turned out quite overwhelming. Fashion is all about breaking rules, right? I did just that. Using a sad attempt to break the mile-long spread of lace, I wore a pair of white Unionbay shorts from junior high. Yes to recycling old clothes and saving money! I realize that the leggings were going to stunt me because they are footless and my cage pumps didn't quite cover the gap, but it's a new look that I tried out, so no severe losses.

For accessories, I found my favourite black beret from my favourite French outfit and proudly topped of this outfit. It is really cute because half of the top is covered with little brass studs - well, what French-inspired item isn't cute? hehe :3 I dug out an old Lancome lipstick (Bijou) of my mom's and it is the perfect French lip that screams "BAM! You've been served by the smize" (ANTM fans rejoice). I was so happy on my Mega-F21 run when I discovered my eternity connector ring - it is one of my favourites and means a lot symbolically to me. While picking out a purse, I considered using a different silver clutch but since the theme is already so bonkers and overboard, I decided to overwhelm the pink and black with my pink and black Chanel dupe purse.


Wearing:
Pink Alainn Bella Tres Bien paris lace tank (size S)
White shorts, Unionbay (size 0)
Black floral footless leggings, Claire's
Black brass stud beret, F21
Pink and black quilted shoulder bag, F21
Filigree shield ring, F21 (size 6)
Eternity connector ring, F21 (size SM)
Gabriel Angel Wing Necklace, F21
Black cage pump heels, Fioni for Payless (size 5)

I love these squat shots :D Hard to position the tripod though
 I like off-frame shots
 F is for friends who do stuff together
U is for you and me
N is for anywhere anytime at all
Soulja Boy crank dat!
Baby got back (lace overload, I know haha)
Walk the walk, talk the talk
You want me to speak French? *stumped*
Paris, Je t'aime! Boy don't I feel like I could tear up this runway
Details!
This looks more like the leaning tower of Pisa
 Love, forever and eternal
I still have $25 store credit left so I can't wait to see when new items go up or current ones go on sale. I paid $4 shipping so not bad at all. This online boutique is a little expensive for my wallet but they do have a lot of interesting and rare finds. Though I've seen a fellow blogger wear this, I certainly won't have any chance of bumping into someone at school or at the mall with this tank, which makes me a happy panda. I get very upset when I see people wearing clothes I have haha. Terrible reaction to have when 70% of my closet is Forever 21, eh?

I find this red lip very fitting for the Parisian glam look. I will post the FOTD tomorrow along with some silly photos for my first beauty facial mask experience. I hope for some more inspiration tomorrow as I keep drafting my personal statement and for another fulfilling day in the last week of summer vacation. Tell me what you're up to for Friday night and this weekend! ♥

34 comments:

Ken August 20, 2010 at 1:57 AM   said...

u always have the best accessories~! i like the frenchie theme. you are a nerd's fantasy!

Rainy Days and Lattes August 20, 2010 at 2:08 AM   said...

You are the cutest bloggers! It's not Angie without a squat pose and random jump poses :D haha I love this French themed shoot :D It really shows your crazy personality :D (funloving crazy!) And yay for all your cute accessories too!! Did you really wear this out somewhere? haha Boys will be howling at all the lacy goodness :p Love your shorts!!!

You are adorable!! :D Good luck on the personal statement. I'm sure you will write something worthwhile! :)

e.motion in motion August 20, 2010 at 2:48 AM   said...

Super cute outfit!! I love all your fashion posts -- you look straight out of an asian fashion mag, gorgeous<3 ^__^

I love love LOVE lace-anything... and that bag!!!! I want it so bad!

s August 20, 2010 at 2:50 AM   said...

I love all the photos! Hehe I see you brought out the kawaii purse again too. Those shoes are hawt, and super versatile! You should do an edgy outfit with 'em :) Keep it up ~ I really enjoy the pic-heavy posts!!

Speaking of seeing someone wearing the same thing.. I bought a ruffle blouse from the Max Azria at WalMart line, and I saw 2 other girls wearing the same blouse haha (thankfully, not on the same day that I wore it). It's pretty funny to spot other people wearing something you own!

e.motion in motion August 20, 2010 at 2:54 AM   said...

Ahh, and I love that eternity connector ring :)

s August 20, 2010 at 2:58 AM   said...

I just read your "dislikes" list, and I had to laugh to myself! I love garlic, I think lumberjack shirts on girls are hot (hello Audrina Patridge!), and I LOVE my 2 pairs of Uggs haha! Don't hate me >.<

And NEVER EVER grow up Angie! That's an order!

Nikki August 20, 2010 at 3:21 AM   said...

Girl you are too cute! I love the whole Parisian theme. But at first I saw your twitter & misread Parisian to Persian & I'm like whoaaaa!! this should be interesting. LMAOOO! *EPIC FAIL* I need to learn how to read correctly. lmao!

Anyways, loving your OOTD :) keep em coming!

Thanh Thao タンタオ August 20, 2010 at 3:29 AM   said...

You are so cute! I always love looking at your coordis posts, cause I can really feel that it's so much fun to you!

You have a great style and taste!

PetiteXXS August 20, 2010 at 3:31 AM   said...

Wow the lace back view is really striking! I really love the infinity ring... very unique :)

MayClover August 20, 2010 at 3:51 AM   said...

This look is cute! Great accessories!

Anastasia August 20, 2010 at 4:24 AM   said...

Oelalala! Je t'aime cette look! =D
Looooove the purse and bow ring! And all the lace of course!
This is really such an awesome look! =D

*X*

Princess Feef August 20, 2010 at 4:43 AM   said...

cute outfit ,, a bit lace overload ,, wish the back of the shirt was normal =D but cute ,, u rock any thing ,,

i laughed hard on Solja boy hhhhh

Nic Nic August 20, 2010 at 5:06 AM   said...

This is such a fun outfit. I adore your shoes and how you've accessorized the whole outfit! The lace gives a kick to the pretty pink XD

PetiteLittleGirl August 20, 2010 at 6:28 AM   said...

Look like you're a tourist in Paris :) Very cute outfit!

L4pinkpetal August 20, 2010 at 7:17 AM   said...

Angie, you have like the best style ever,, you are too cute >_<

Hyuna August 20, 2010 at 8:42 AM   said...

i love your outfit! :) the beret and bag are really cuteee!

Channie Patay August 20, 2010 at 11:10 AM   said...

hey angie! Love your photos, they're wonderful crazy! :P haha, love the outfit too.

hope you can visit my blog, and follow back?
http://ceenpee.blogspot.com

xx, Channie

Kristy August 20, 2010 at 11:37 AM   said...

LOL @ the soulja boy crank dat pose :p I love going through your photos, they really reflect your fun and loving personality :D

Like I already said on Chictopia, LOVE the lace overload :D

www.monochromachic.com

Mariko Jessica August 20, 2010 at 12:21 PM   said...

Kawaii pictures as always :3
you even made me sing that song from spongebob squarepants hahaha :P

and thanks :) I had my hair rebonded (and permed at the ends) thats why its that straight ^^

AggiePigeon August 20, 2010 at 12:34 PM   said...

so cute! Are those shoes ok to walk in, they look so adorable!

Ping August 20, 2010 at 12:42 PM   said...

Angie, I absolutely look this outfit. I love the lace and the pink on you. It's so cute!!
the shoes are hot too...I think I've said that before.

I was looking for my lace leggings that I bought from H&M this morning and I can't freaking find it. argh! hahah

hippthingz August 20, 2010 at 12:59 PM   said...

Love it! Fabulous rings and gogeous purse!

Lots of Love <33

Libby August 20, 2010 at 3:00 PM   said...

Cute outfit! I never have the vision to put things together like that :( I'm usually not into girly, but this has kind of an edge with the lace back, so it works! ^^

And the leggings definitely don't stunt you hun!

Liana August 20, 2010 at 5:01 PM   said...

omg angie you are too adorable with all your poses! this is probably one of my favorite looks you've done! that red lipstick really brightens up your whole face! great job on the outfit and pictures, you look so chic but playful!

cocoabee August 20, 2010 at 6:27 PM   said...

outfit is so cute! i love that bag and bow ring ^___^

bubblistyle August 20, 2010 at 9:08 PM   said...

love the french theme photoshoot! you are so tres chic! :)

Becca. August 20, 2010 at 10:03 PM   said...

lovely photos, adore the ring and those lace leggings!



please enter the topshop competition on my blog :)
XOXO, BECCA
www.fashion-train.co.uk

Hanna August 21, 2010 at 1:42 AM   said...

OOooOOo la la! Oui, the outfit is racey and lacey! Nice lipstick by the way... =0P

Meeses Keiddo August 21, 2010 at 2:00 AM   said...

Damn Angie! Your such a fashionista! I love this look! You look beautiful =D

☆rabbito-bonbon☆ August 21, 2010 at 2:39 AM   said...

Ooommaaaaiiigawwd~~!
You really look like a French girl XDXD
I love your clothes!!! o(^▽^)o

joy and amore August 21, 2010 at 3:35 AM   said...

love the way you wrote, love the unique style you have.
and absolutely love your blog!! stunning as you.cute outfit,want the lace tights,.

i just love you,
btw,do you mind to follow each other/link? that would be great :)

Briana Le & Merissa Ren August 21, 2010 at 4:04 AM   said...

I love the shot of the all lace back! and your ring is gorgeous:)

xxmerissa
merbri.blogspot.com

Dolce♥Bunny August 21, 2010 at 6:25 AM   said...

You look gorgeous!! Oui Oui!!!
The tank is absolutely *faint* lovely!!
WHen you look closely its so detailed in it's design, its fantastic!! You just look adorable :D I just want to hug you *squeeeeeeeeeeeeze*

Nicol August 22, 2010 at 4:00 PM   said...

i absolutely love this <3

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