Fall Fashion Finesse

  Hello everyone. My first Autumn fashion article is a collaboration with one of my favorite girlfriends who runs “LifewithLilRed” aka the wonderful Sarah Mushenheim who I’ve done many  collaborations with, nominated eachother for blog awards, and hopefully will have her feature interview on my site too. 

  So for our latest collab, we can up with the idea for fall fashion looks we like. Now before you look at these, remember I live in Southern Californian so it’s not super cold here yet. But my two outfits I did a shoot with can be layered for when it gets really cold and into winter. For example, my two looks in a warm dress and the other one consists of shorts but always feel free to adding stockings, long socks like I do, etc. layering is always a good thing. 

First Look:

My first fashion look is a staple for me every time it’s this season. I love my red and blue long flannel dress and I love wearing it with shorts and some heavy thigh high socks. I love boots so I’m showing my black short boots with gold sharp studs on them and a gold heel. I rocked my leather shorts which can keep me warm because of the leather and ended this look with a cool rock and roll top underneath my flannel and my music jewelry cause music is life! Enjoy look number one.

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Second Look:

My second look I’ve been wanting to show for awhile is my sexy new hoodie dress. It’s the Vixxsin Black Bettie Page zipper dress which comes attached with a beautiful fitted fur hoodie. The detailing on the back is genius and definitely my style or all my eclectic taste such as pinup, rock & roll and a touch of goth. I paired this dress with my thigh high boots which are the sexiest thigh boots I’ve ever owned. But like I said in my first look, you can layer stockings under the boots or if it really cold by you, wearing thick or thermal leggings. Get created! I say that a lot in my articles but it’s true and will save you a lot of money. Thank you for reading this and enjoy my second set.

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Hope you enjoy these looks and check out Sarah’s blog, lifewithlilred. What are your favorite autumn looks? Leave below in the comment section under your likes and thank you for reading and looking at my first fall photoshoot!

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10 Looks For Summer: Outfit Nine: “Universal Monster Look”

I love mixing my pinup/rockabilly style with my horror inspired pieces. Since it’s almost Autumn, I wanted my last two summer outfits to look like that they can work during the summer as well as in the fall when it starts to look cooler. For this outfit, you can definitely still rock it in cold weather, you just need to layer a jacket or sweater over it. This outfit is very versatile. 

I know this universal monster print can be found anywhere now BUT I was one of the VERY FIRST BUYERS for this material about fifteen years ago and got it from the first company that used this print so I feel extra special. I loved pairing it with my black crop top decorated with my brand new HOCUS POCUS pendant from my girl, LunaMoon. I’ve known here a long time now and love her!

  For the finishing touches, I wore this outfit in my cute Bettie Page heels and my fabulous unique strawberry flower hair clip. Hope you like this look and can inspire you in some of your looks and like I said before, this outfit can still be worn during cooler weather, just find a fabulous and/or sexy coat to keep your beauty toasty warm.

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Hope you like this fashion article and photos and be sure to stay tuned for the very last summer outfit! And make sure you subscribe and follow my site if you haven’t already.

Lots of love! xoxo

10 Looks For Summer: Outfit Five, Mermaid Fantasy

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For some reason my Mermaid Outfit Article from this morning got deleted by accident. No worries though. I have now problem reposting my Mermaid Fantasy Outfit.

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   First of I’ll begin saying that yes, there was a craze in the beauty community and now a few makeup gurus feel that unicorns and mermaids are not trendy anymore since last year. That’s so stupid to me. I love mermaids and the aquatic. That’s what I based my fifth outfit on. I wore my iridescent mermaid scale dress that I wore to L.A Dragcon so I can look very “fish.” I wasn’t going to buy that dress just for one convention so I enjoy wearing it everyday. I love my mermaid skater dress and it’s nice and cool and perfect for the scorching heat.  Today’s makeup is my normal vintage pinup eyes and pink lipstick topped with “Elemental” from Magic Monster’s Cosmetics.

To turn my mermaid look into a clear blue oceanic fantasy, I donned my new deep burgundy red velvet page boy hat. As with my jewelry, I wore my abalone earrings and matching bracelet. The best part was my beautiful purple swarovski crystal fish ring that I got with my mom at the MONTAGE hotel in Beverly Hills. I then of course wore my purple pearlized IRON FIST shell wedge heels. The finishing touch was me holding up my iphone cover with my liquid and glitter water.

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I loved wearing this outfit! Don’t be afraid to have a fun theme in your fashion, especially if it’s a colorful one in the summer.

 

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10 Looks for Summer: Number Three, Girlie Girl in Jeans and a Tank Top

 A tank top and jeans is always a cute go to, especially during the summer time but I like to add a little extra flare to this look. I rolled and cuffed up my jeans like any good rockabilly gal and wanted to be pretty in pink in my cute barbie pink heart Trixie Mattel tank top. If your tank is a little big, pair it with a pretty lacy bra or thin camisole (that will still keep you cool) to give a little sexy but tasteful edge. It also dresses up the outfit a bit more as well do some big high heels or stilettos. I sported my new pair of HUGE flamingo pink and green- jeweled cat-eyed sunglasses. I love them and they are so fun as well as protect my peepers from the sun.

    To give your look more glamour, wear some beautiful jewelry with it. Here I wore a beautiful shell heart bracelet to go with my hearts on my top and my finishing touch were some beautiful pearl drop, vintage-inspired chandelier earrings that I just got as a gift from my girl Kirsty Giuliani that she made. Thank you girlie, I am I love with them!

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Pins and Brooches

Good Morning fabulous friends and followers. I’m up early to get ready for a fun day at Universal Studios Hollywood. I’m going with my husband of course and two of my best friends and darling couple, Kirsty and Jordan Giuliani. I’ve written about them before as well as working with Jordan in front of and behind the camera lens.

Since I’m going to a theme park today, I’m bringing one of my small purses with me that is decorated with some of my fun brooches and pins and wanted to show them off. Since we talk a lot about fashion, style, and adding your own personal touches and uniqueness to your looks, I thought it was fitting to show off some of my pins from my collections. Brooches and pins are a real easy way to personalize your stuff and add a little extra pizazz to your outfit. I love putting them on coats, handbags (the non-expensive handbags of course), top and bottom pieces, and more. If you are a creative person, you can make your own and find supplies at places like Michael’s or if you don’t want to do that, you can find really cool pins at many places as well as online. I love collecting them from concerts, events, (such as drag con) amusement parks, etc. I love finding vintage inspired brooches and also collecting fancier ones with Swarovski crystals and jewels. (Since I’ll be at a theme park all day, I think I’ll leave my more rare and expensive pieces at home.) I think that pins and brooches are extra special also when they are handmade.

   They are just a fun and easy way to spice up your wardrobe and life. Here are the ones that I’m wearing today with my very appropriate Classic Hollywood Universal Monster cross body purse. I also included where I got this group of pins as well so you can check them out.

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Alyssa Edwards Back Rolls pin (Top left) from DragQueenMerch.com. Bought it at RuPaul’s Drag Con, L.A

 “Oh Honey” Trixie Mattel Pin (Top Right) from DragQueenMerch.com.

Top Glitter Jack-O-Lantern pin made by Denise Sierra of Misfit Mombie Bootique

Ghouls, Ghouls, Ghouls pin (Bottom left) made by Pentagram Peter Pan Clothing

Luna Moth pin (Bottom Right) made by Tenth Dimension Art Collective

 

Enjoy and if you have any fun pins, brooches, or accessories, let me know below and post a picture or link of them if you can. 

10 Looks for Summer: Number One, Backless Cut Out Octopus Dress

Since it’s been a sweltering summer, which is not my favorite weather, I decided to post some new summer looks that I’ve been wearing this summer. I chose to do ten. Some of my outfits are definitely more unique than others, and are meant to inspire and give you ideas into creating your own fun summer looks whether it’s the clothes or even just the accessories. It’s fashion and it’s supposed to be fun.

    My first summer outfit is my new backless octopus dress. I loved the bright colors of it and enjoyed showing it off with my new sexy spiked heels, my new pair of abalone earrings, a mint green flower, and my kraken parasol. By the way, even though the sun wasn’t super bright in these photos, it was extremely humid which doesn’t happen often by me since I’m close to the ocean. Hope you enjoy this fun look and if you have any questions about this outfit, please feel free to ask and/or comment below.

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Breaking the Rules of Style: Pinup/Rockabilly

I just finished filming my latest video because I’ve had girls reach out to me recently saying that they are getting into the Rockabilly/Pinup style but are feeling discouraged and not confident because they feel that they aren’t styling themselves the right way or other people are telling them that they’re not dressing or doing their makeup the correct way and that they don’t look like how a Pinup Girl should look. I THINK THAT IS ABSOLUTELY HORRIBLE AND UNACCEPTABLE because the Pinup and Rockabilly Community is such a positive one and being a Pinup is all about having confidence and feeling beautiful and no one should ever put people down or tell them that they aren’t looking the right way. 

 In this video, I definitely give my opinions on the situation and clear up a few things and misconceptions. Enjoy and subscribe to my youtube channel if you haven’t already.

 

DISCLAIMER:  In this video, I’m talking about a very small group of individuals that take this lifestyle to seriously that are bringing down girls who are new to this lifestyle. I’m not talking about the majority of the pinup/rockabilly community. I love everyone in the pinup/rockabilly community!