oodles of vintage goodies ...
"Hey Macklemore! Can we go thrift shopping?!?"
Recently I met up with a couple of friends for a little LA adventure. This brief daytrip took us to Little Ethiopia, on Fairfax, close to LACMA and Miracle Mile. We dined on Ethiopian food from Buna Marketplace, a quaint little food place and shop. This was my first time to eat Ethiopian food, and I must say, it was rather interesting -- quite the experience. After, we strolled through the area to check out a few of the vintage shops. Though none of us scored any purchases, it was definitely fun.
Outfit: I decided to go with this navy blue floral dress for a day out in the city. I purchased the dress at a little boutique in Westwood and have been in love with it ever since. I love the simple and clean lines of this short and flirty A-line dress. It has a high-cut crew neck, which I feel is very flattering, yet hard to come by these days. This higher cut neckline paired with the slim, elbow length sleeves (forgot to take a photo with the jacket off!) lend to a more conservative and modest dress, however the higher hem line make it still young and fun. I also love how versatile this dress is: it can easily be taken from day to night by changing the outerwear, shoes, and accessories. Scrap the denim jacket, swap the loafers for some heels, add a shiny necklace and some dangling earrings, and voila! You've got yourself a night-time ready look in no time.
navy and tan floral dress -- sweet rain
denim jacket -- american eagle
loafers -- SAS shoes
purple crossbody bag -- kipling
brown sunnies -- ANDM showroom