Pioneertown

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

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WEARING: shorts - Levi's (similar styles here) // t shirt - unknown (similar here) // poncho - thrifted // shoes - Minnetonka Moccasin (similar here) // sunglasses - The Row (similar here) 


If you turn off the 29 Palms highway in between the most amazing antique stores, a winding path will lead you to the old west. Pioneertown, once used as a set, is a western village full of character and quirky accents. My love of four-eyed cacti was born here thanks to my new best cactus friend. 
My perfect desert outfit always involves cut off's but when paired with a poncho and some moc's, the experience is elevated to another level. Having a drink at the famous Pappy & Harriet's would have been the perfect finish to this day, unfortunately we were through town on a day they were closed. All the more reason to visit again soon.


Photographs - Michael Borchert

In the Nude

Friday, February 27, 2015

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 Lip Gloss in Guyane - c/o NARS 
Sable Suede sandal in Frappe - c/o Sole Society // Milan Tote - c/o Sole Society


Neutrals were never really my thing... until now. There's something so fresh feeling about them especially when it comes to my make up and shoes. This spring collection from NARS is all about nudes and neutrals and I couldn't be more on board. My favourite it the Porto Venere Eye Paint which I'm excited to use for 60s inspired looks a la Edie Sedgwick etc. It's creamy and works well has a highlighter too. 

In other news, I'm just counting down the days till it's warm enough out to wear these strappy beauties from Sole Society outside. In the meantime I've been trotting around my place in them imagining the possibilities of what they will pair well with. 

Photographs - Audrey Karpetz // Sandy Joe

Big Chill

Thursday, February 26, 2015

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Wearing:
jacket - vintage // denim - levis thrifted // gazelle runners - Adidas 
sunglasses - The Row // lipstick + liner - Heroine c/o MAC

I try not to think about the fact that in England the crocuses are blooming and that the grass is green. On the opposite side of the spectrum, Edmonton keeps dipping into the negatives which in turn makes me negative; cause and effect in action. It doesn't help that both the heat source in my office and car simultaneously stopped working when the wind chill increased. I am currently writing this post in multiple layers of clothing (2 sweaters, infinity scarf, toque, hood, socks, slip ons, and two pairs of flannel pants). I'm lamenting the fact that I do not own gloves that allow me to type comfortably... that's actually starting to sound like a practical item to own right now. Somebody get me out of this polar vortexxxxxx!

Photographs - Michael Borchert