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Black Swan

February 23, 2011

Last Friday my friend Sevan came over for a much needed hang session which included good conversation heightened by a few bottles of wine and delicious thai food that we consumed at rapid speed. While the night could have easily continued as a casual jeans and t-shirt kind of evening, we instead decided to change things up a bit and got ridiculously dressed up for a fun photo shoot on my roof. The weather was unreasonably beautiful that night, to the point that I could have easily been comfortable in a t-shirt and flip flops.

With the Academy Awards coming up, I couldn’t help but draw inspiration from the amazing Rodarte costumes in Black Swan (even though I’m rooting for The King’s Speech), so I put on my feathery black blazer, a body hugging mini-skirt and possibly the softest t-shirt I own. I topped the whole look off with a bold red lip and shimmery black heels that aren’t necessarily the most comfortable shoes in my closet, but they certainly give a look that extra bit of glamor. Even though I only wore this outfit for a night of silly dress-up, I would definitely wear this again either at a more formal dinner out on the town or perhaps to see Swan Lake in Lincoln Center.

Elizabeth & James blazer, vintage t-shirt, American Apparel skirt, hue tights, Report Signature heels, Mac lipstick in ‘Ruby Woo‘, Forever21 necklaces •

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13 Comments leave one →
  1. Young1 permalink
    February 23, 2011 7:10 am

    What a great outfit – ever since i started reading your blog i have tried a couple more daring outfits and have to say i LOVE it!

    Great necklaces

    Have a nice day 😀

  2. February 23, 2011 7:47 am

    this is a very interesting look, you look so grown up but in the most fashionable way. You are good in black. I love the combination with the feathers, the jewelry, the with t-shirt and the red lipstick. You have mixed elegant pieces with completely rock and rolla. You’ve nailed it. Ps I love the setting

  3. February 23, 2011 9:03 am

    Nice Pics!!!
    lovely
    xx

    http://www.ilovenystyle.blogspot.com

  4. A.D. permalink
    February 23, 2011 9:36 am

    Gorgeous! Great outfits! Such an inspiration

  5. SLK permalink
    February 23, 2011 1:10 pm

    LOVE LOVE LOVE. these pics came out AMAZING!

  6. livelifetherainaway permalink
    February 23, 2011 1:57 pm

    love how something random turned into something so nice and pretty. want to watch Black Swan too but managed to watch King’s Speech instead and definitely recommended!! 🙂

    livelifetherainaway.blogspot.com

  7. February 23, 2011 4:06 pm

    You are gorgeous. Love your blog.

  8. February 23, 2011 7:20 pm

    Love this outfit, looks like you had so much fun 🙂
    xx

  9. February 24, 2011 1:26 pm

    great outfit, love all the necklaces layered together.

  10. February 24, 2011 6:38 pm

    Love the look + sounds like a super fun night! I saw The King’s Speech last night and LOVED it. It was such a fantastic film.

  11. February 25, 2011 9:24 am

    Fierce look! Love those necklaces 🙂 They are fantastic! Love that you are drawing your inspiration from Black Swan, you’re outfit suits it perfectly.

    http://rufflesandsequins.blogspot.com

  12. Alana Schnee permalink
    February 25, 2011 11:27 am

    love love the outfit! I need a necklace like that. Is it a combo or just one? Where can I get a good junky necklace?

  13. February 25, 2011 2:18 pm

    This might be a little creepy but I’m pretty sure we live in the same neighborhood!

    Love your blog by the way!

    x Elizabeth

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