Posts Tagged ‘vintage’

Samurai

Saturday, December 22nd, 2012

 

Dress: American Apparel (buy here)
Plaid shirt: Vintage
Blazer: Wilfred via Aritzia (buy similar here)
Coat: Wilfred via Aritzia (buy similar here)
Shoes: Trippen (a gift from my boyfriend!)
Necklace: Vintage via Magwood

Remember how I blogged about the shoes I bought my boyfriend for Christmas? Well, he bought me a pair of shoes I’ve been eyeing for a whole year – and managed to convince me to do an early tradesies sans gift wrapping and all that fun stuff. I know it sounds bad, but look how beautifully weird these Trippens are!!! I’ll be wearing them religiously for the next few years of my life, mark my words.

Introducing WEARWOLFE

Friday, December 21st, 2012


On me:
DIY cropped sweater (buy similar here or here), Wilfred t-shirt via Aritzia (buy here or wickedly dissimilar style here), Motel Rocks shorts (buy similar here), vintage Doc Martens (buy similar here)

On Justin:
Robert Geller shirt (buy here), Wings + Horns pants, Doc Marten shoes (buy similar here)

On Erixon:
Junya Watanabe jacket, Robert Geller sweater, APC jeans, MMM shoes

SHOP THE LOOK:

Today was a very exciting day. I managed to convince my handsome and well-dressed boyfriend Justin Escutin to start a style blog to help make noise around his up-and-coming clothing line +Wolfe. Typically, it’d take approximately four weeks to think of a name for said blog, but this one just popped into my head causing me to exclaim in excitement over how crafty I am. We named it WEARWOLFE. Get it?! It’s like “werewolf”, but with WEAR and the clothing line’s name!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Pat on the back, Bianca. Pat on the back.

Anyhow, it’s all up and running with one post from today, including better shots of Justin’s outfit, so click here for soon-to-come life-changing times and don’t forget to follow him on Bloglovin. Pretty please!

Now onto my part of the post! This morning while getting ready to run errands all day, Justin and I unintentionally cross-coordinated our outfits, leaving only one obvious option for our lives: take corny couple photos like the kind you see on Tumblr every other day on that random 14-year-old girl’s blog you follow for whatever reason. So here you have it, couple-y photos courtesy of Erixon Bernardo, who was either completely comfortable shooting us all lovey-dovey or was really good at hiding that he wasn’t. Thanks Young Erx for taking one for the team.

I wore a new top I got at Aritzia with abnormally deep gussets. I love it so much! It’s perfect for layering or being lazy all day. This time around I avoided the whole rolled-out-of-bed look and put on a sweater I DIY’d to be cropped a la Alexander Wang. I told you I was crafty!

Well that’s all for now! Toodle-loooooooo!!!

Super(wo)man

Monday, December 17th, 2012


Dress (worn as a jacket): Michael Kors (buy similar here)
Top: Gap
Velvet shorts: Wilfred via Aritzia (buy similar here or here)
Necklace: Courtesy of Hawk Couture
Bracelets: Courtesy of Vanessa Mooney and Magwood
Shoes: Cheap Monday (buy similar here)

SHOP THE LOOK:

For the last little while now I’ve been working closely with my friends Michael Nyarkoh, Erixon Bernardo, and my boyfriend Justin Escutin to help develop their up-and-coming menswear brand +Wolfe. I asked Michael to write my blog post because I’m too busy to do it myself:

Wha gwan yutes and waste mans. It’s ya girl B Major AKA BLANCO KILLAH AKA YUNG MEAN MUGGIN QUEEN OF THE GUTTA. I just came back from stuntin’ on the yung hoes and crushing like 3 whole spreads via some herb ass’ tumblrs. Like this is how I live nah mean. Straight schemin’ on various levels of bougie/gangster lifestyles. In the lab we call it Cartier&Champange Flexin’ #BEEN #TRILLER

Black and Blue

Saturday, December 15th, 2012

 

Necklace: Vintage (buy similar here and here)
T-shirt: Gap (buy here)
Shorts: Gap (buy similar here)
Denim jacket: Gap (buy similar here)
Bag: Moschino (buy similar here or here)
Boots: Arnott by Jeffrey Campbell via Solestruck (buy here, or similar here and here)

SHOP THE LOOK:

I spent the entire day running Christmas-related errands. Shopping for presents is really starting to stress me out. I still have my own family PLUS my boyfriend’s family to cover! Do you have any ideas what to get two moms, two dads, an older brother, a 15-year-old girl, and two shih-tzus? If so, please let me know. I’m pulling my hair out trying to figure this out.

Luckily, I got the hardest gift out of the way when I picked up my package from Tres Bien: a pair of sneakers my boyfriend Justin wanted way before they sold out the first time around. I missed the door delivery time, so I had to have him drive me to the FedEx headquarters to get it. Obviously, he was jumping up and down with excitement that the package we were picking up was for him – and even more obviously, I gave in and let him try them on. They looked great with his outfit so I attempted to take ~style blog~ photos of him. Here’s what happened.

Oh! And just in case you’re appalled that I would ruin my boyfriend’s gift surprise, rest assured that I took them away from him to wrap up and have him re-open and act fake-surprised in front of our families on Christmas day. I am the best.


(Nike Footscape Woven Chukka – sold out in this colour but buy a different colour here)

Dracula

Thursday, December 13th, 2012


Top: Obey (buy here)
Pants: Gap (sold out, buy similar here or here)
Coat: Wilfred via Aritzia (buy similar here or here)
Clear box purse: Vintage via Public Butter (buy similar here or here)
Necklace: Oasap (buy here)
Shoes: Cheap Monday (sold out, buy similar here)

SHOP THE LOOK:

Lately I’ve been expanding my black, grey, and white clothing selection so I can throw something on early in the morning hassle-free and end up looking like a super cool Japanese man or sassy Dracula or something. It looks especially awesome when you mix different textures together, like I did here with the slub tank and patent shoes.

Below, there’s a photo of my boyfriend Justin looking a little uncomfortable holding my clear purse while I’m testing the lighting on my camera. I assure you camera fright is not at all the reason behind his discomfort – I’ve photographed him as my model many times before. It’s because I turn into an evil witch as soon as outfit photos need to be taken.

First, I’ll sit him on my bed while I gut my entire closet. After showing him many different clothing options, I’ll make snarky remarks at whichever one he choses and get angry that he’s not well-versed in women’s fashion when I’ve made it a point to learn the ins and outs of menswear for him. I’ll give him a little speech and finally choose something to wear. Then I’ll have a few seconds of deceiving happiness until the camera’s pointed at me and I’m blinking or half-blinking in all of the shots. I’ll get so frustrated I’ll turn red and stomp around like a child. At this point, Justin will be trying to cheer me up by petting me or giving my a hug but then I’ll just yell at him for babying me even though I’m clearly being a baby.

After a while he’ll manage to make me laugh or calm me down, then catch me in the moment. We’ll finally head home hand in hand into the setting sun while soft piano plays in the background and “And they lived happily ever after… The end” pans across the scene. I honestly don’t know how he puts up with me and my peculiar needs but I’m glad he does! Justin if you’re reading this, you’re stuck with me… MUAHAHHAHAHAHAHHAHAHHAHAHAHHHHAHAHAHAA.