Thursday, October 21, 2010

Caillianne- Geisha + Grunge

1. Caillianne Beckerman looking Geisha-Grunge Gorgeous 2. T by Alexander Wang Classic Long Sleeve Dress with Pocket, $105 @ Shopbop 3. Floral Embroidered Jacket, $6,685, by Christopher Kane @ Net-a-Porter 4. Crumple Kusha Tote, $52, by Kanazu Sen-I @ Cooper-Hewitt 5. Modern Vintage Shoes Ola Flannel Tongue Booties, $295 @ Shopbop 6. Anda & Masha by Selima My Old Man Felt Hat in Black, $298 @ Singer 22 7. Dior Lipstick in "Ara Red," $30 @ Sephora 8. JRock, Ink, $18 @ Chapters/Indigo 9. Momiji Message Doll, $17 @ Pearl River Mart 10. Gold Log Stool, $323, by Jason Phillips @ The Future Perfect 11. Mouth Blown Crystal Set, $298, by Artel @ The Future Perfect.

The Look: Geisha + Grunge

Dress- Vintage handmade embroidered dress from Japan from Gadabout vintage store in Toronto (from her cottage annual sale)
Jacket- Vintage jacket from Paris from Gadabout vintage store in Toronto (from her cottage annual sale)
Bracelet- Vintage emerald bracelet from Carole Tanenbaum Collection
Hat- H&M hat from Africa collection from H&M store in L.A
Socks- Navy knee socks from Sockman in NYC
Bag- Vintage Prada red satin bag with bamboo leaves from '98 Collection
Shoes- D&G gold heels from D&G store in New York

Fun Fact: We were sooo excited when our friend Jordan asked us if she could do a Style Storyboard based on one of our outfits as inspiration. It's the last picture featured above. Her blog is called Style Story board and she takes inspiration from Fashion, Culture, Art, Lifestyle, Music and Design which brings life's stylish inspirations all together on one amazing mood board! We love how she put it together with Christopher Kane's embroidered jacket, red lipstick, Nirvana boots, and that cool gold log candle! I also love how she made my look inspired by Japanese street style. Check out her blog, it rocks! I actually just got this dress and jacket from a fabulous vintage sale last weekend! The dress is from the 1940's and all hand embroidered and this technique is called trapunto. I was sooo completely obsessed, I had to get it! The vintage jacket is from Paris from the 1920's! Teacher's used to wear it so they didn't get chalk all over their clothes when they were teaching! Hahaha! How clever!

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