12/29/10

ONLY IN CALIFORNIA

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just a cozy outfit for a day full of running errands. i'm so obsessed with this obnoxious metallic silver skirt but never seem to wear it as much as i'd like to. paired it with this slouchy sweater, tights, and ankle boots for warmth and comfort during this dreary rainy day... which then, magically turned into this phenomenal sunset out of nowhere. the tents in the backround house a traveling horse show of sorts called "cavalia"... still not too sure what it entails... my boyfriend and i agree that it's french horses doing interpretive dance.

okay, i have to stop slacking and help my boyfriend paint my apartment. i had bright turquoise walls and i'm going back to white... who AM i? thinking about tossing a neon pink wall into the mix... we'll see.

i'll be announcing the winner of the unearthen giveaway tomorrow! get in your last entries before midnight. :)

12/28/10

CRYSTALLIZED LOOKBOOK

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one of my favorite shots from the CRYSTALLIZED mini lookbook shoot yesterday. the location is one of the prettiest places i've ever seen... can't believe it was less than an hour away from where i grew up. isn't it weird how you can go a lifetime without knowing something so amazing exists right around the corner? i can't wait to go back and shoot more photos here... i was sad to leave once the sun started to go down. a big part of me wanted to curl up in one of the vintage coats and sleep on the shoreline all night...
anyway, once i finish editing the rest, the entire lookbook will be up on the website! can't wait to share. :)

12/27/10

ERIN WASSON FOR ELLE SPAIN

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erin wasson for elle spain. if you didn't know already... she's my favorite.

"like" my vintage biz on facebook to hear about the next giveaway... after you enter the current one, of course! :)

12/26/10

DRIVE AROUND THE LAKE

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*wearing: UO cropped boyfriend sweater, blank nyc faux leather pants, fashion district camo boots, turquoise slave bracelet from mexico, unearthen titanium quartz bullet necklace, SLOW shredded army green long tank.

the day after christmas: it always feels a little sad to me. i guess i still haven't let go of being a kid and the feeling of the "magic" being over gets me every time. my christmas was perfectly spent with my family and my boyfriend's family. my boyfriend is taking me to catalina for a night sometime in the next week or two. i haven't been in years and can't wait to hop on a boat and spend the day feeling so far away from reality. we sort of escaped reality today when we decided to take a drive to the nearest lake. it was so desolate and deserted that we were able to dance around in the middle of the street taking these photos in gorgeous sunlight... pretty cold, but the views were breathtaking.

just a couple days left, don't miss out on the first CRYSTALLIZED collection!
also just a couple days left to enter the UNEARTHEN necklace giveaway!

i have a story that i want to share with all of you, i'll be sure to post it next time...
hope everyone's christmas was wonderful!
xo

12/23/10

ROADTRIPPING THROUGH NOWHERE

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*thrifted open knit cape cardigan, american apparel tank, vintage shorts, unearthen titanium quartz necklace, vintage vial necklace, UO tights, jeffrey campbell litas.

impromptu photos on our drive from southern california to central california for christmas with the fam. we spotted this crazy abandoned warehouse and trekked through mud and god-knows-what to get inside (hence the mud on the soles of my litas...) this is pretty much the extent of central california- vast open farmland and abandoned buildings... desolate and depressing but perfect for photos and epic sunsets.

12/21/10

AT THE GROVE

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vintage coat, vintage harley davidson t-shirt, vintage destroyed shorts, american apparel tights, kenneth cole boots, turquoise slave ring/bracelet from mexico (purchased on ebay), unearthen prism ring in smokey quartz.

last minute christmas shopping with my boyfriend at the grove. do you ever have those days where you feel like you did something right when you got dressed? i felt super comfortable today and got an absurd amount of compliments on these tights- i LOVE these things and totally forgot i owned them until i pulled them out of my closet today. despite our shitty christmas gifting, it was a wonderful day full of misty rain and awful diner food.

the CRYSTALLIZED auctions are up!! have you checked them out yet? :)

and... enter the UNEARTHEN crystal necklace giveaway HERE!

12/20/10

LABOR OF LOVE

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listings are up! i've literally only taken one day off in the past... well, i don't know, i lost track. 15 hour days have been standard for me lately, and i can't begin to tell you how relieved i am to finally see the fruits of my labor! please check out CRYSTALLIZED VINTAGE, i have and will continue to put all of my love into it- i already have big semi-near future plans involving designing my own pieces! it's all so exciting and so exhausting, but i hope that you like. :)
any feedback is greatly appreciated, as i want to continually improve my brand!
i'm so thrilled to be giving 3% of every sale to the ASPCA or other animal shelters, and will continue to give more as we grow.
(what do you guys think of my model, hannah? isn't she stellar?)



xoxo

12/17/10

LUXIRARE COLLAB SHOOT

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holy. shit.
styling by luxirare

[[ be sure to enter the giveaway for an UNEARTHEN necklace here! ]]

12/16/10

KIKI KANG




so in love with kiki kang in this harper's bazaar singapore editorial.
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have you entered the UNEARTHEN necklace giveaway yet?! enter HERE!