Thursday, December 30, 2010

Goodbye 2010, Hello 2011


This had to be one of the best years of my life. From starting and finishing my first year at UCSB, to attending concerts like Extravaganza with Drake to seeing Neon Trees, to flying internationally and living in Europe for two months. I hope 2011 only gets better! Thank you 2010, for being oh so good to me! Cheers!

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Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Zoe Saldana for Esquire Mexico


Although I am still in love with my favorite Puerto Rican, Rosario Dawson, I quickly grew to love Zoe after watching her on Star Trek. Plus, I think she's a PRO on the red carpet. Who could forget that Givenchy Haute Couture dress she wore to the 2010 Oscars or that black skin tight, embellished Emilio Pucci Dress she wore to the premiere of Star Trek?! I don't know what it is, but I'm definitely attracted to dark skinned beauties like Dawson and Saldana. I'm glad I get to see her in her undies too with her being the face for Calvin Klein's envy. Doesn't she look hot in this editorial she did with Esquire Mexico? CALIENTE!

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Alexander McQueen Spring 2011


I'm liking the more minimal and less death inspired print approach to Alexander McQueen's Spring 2011 collection for men. I think Sarah Burton took a very safe approach, but I'm still admiring the cranberry colored trousers, the navy velvet sports coat, and the hidden skull accents. What do you think of this first look into the menswear McQueen collection? Is Sarah the true successor?

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Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Nicki Minaj

I can't get enough of my Barbie, I've seen her short doc on MTV maybe 3928759286 times, but this clip gets me EVERYTIME.

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Chad White:New Look


I'm used to a buzzed haired Chad, but I'm still head over heals with him even with his much longer hairdo. Dreamy is an understatement. I haven't seen much of him lately, so I'm glad I've been refreshed. It's been too long. ;)

Monday, December 27, 2010

Valentino Spring 2011 Men


I'm a sucker for short shorts, navy, khaki, a good trench, and a good suit (which I need badly in navy and khaki), so I was all for Valentino's Spring 2011 collection for men. I think the whole collection is very refined yet very carefree and chic in a way. Although the collection is filled with dark hues of navy, khaki, greys, blacks, and camals, it's still a very spring with all the denim and fun olive pieces. The shorts, suits, and leather jackets/blazers are my fav. What do you think of this collection? Does Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pier Paolo Piccioli deserve props? For more click here.

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Sunday, December 26, 2010

Melodie Monrose & Anais Mali for Interview December 2010


I think this editorial with Melodie & Anais in Interview's December 2010 issue is the epitome of fashion editorials: chic, sexy, glamorous, boundary pushing, controversial, and inspiring. The girls are lethally gorgeous and the clothes make me want to buy every piece on them! To see more of Solve Sundsbo's work, click here.

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Darren Criss

Because I'm completely infatuated.. *drools. FYI: Did you know that he's half Filipino and half Irish? umm YUM!

Animals Make the Best Logos

I love the featured models of Lacoste's Spring 2011 collection: Anja Rubik (of course), Liya Kebede, Noah Mills and Jon Kortajarena. I like the slogan of their campaigns too: Unconventional Chic. When it comes to polos, Esquire's The Handbook of Style suggests sticking to classic animal logos like Polo, Lacoste, Penguin or Brooks Brothers. Do you agree?

Merry Christmas


Merry Christmas to all my readers! I hope your Christmas was just as great as mine. This year I spent the holiday with my Dad's side of the family at my Uncle AJ's house, which always ends up being entertaining and fun since I have about 18 cousins, all of which are around my age. I enjoyed the food, the caroling after a few too many glasses of wine, the company, the gifts, and watching my parents and aunts/uncles dance to Usher while being extremely inebriated. On this blessed holiday, TWO GIGANTIC announcements were made: 1) My cousin Camilla is preggo with her 2nd child with her hubby Ryan!! 2) My eldest cousin Angelo proposed to his long time girlfriend, Tenise!! I can't wait for an insane wedding next fall loaded with YUMMMY food, Tahitian dancing and LOTS OF BOOZE! Anyways, the overall night was amazing, I even enjoyed the hangover the next day! sike. Happy Holidays everyone!

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Tuesday, December 21, 2010

New Obsession: Lula


I think these illustrations of a few of the biggest fashionistas in the industry are fun and on point. I'm now addicted to Lula's website where she practically characterizes different people in the fashion industry. I wish I was as talented as Lula, this stuff is great! For more click here.

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