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10.23.2011

In love with Alexander Mcqueen


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Who doesn't love Alexander Mcqueen? From the amazing designer bags, to the famous Alexander Mcqueen scarf with the skulls worn by many celebrities. He has left his mark in the fashion world and created some of the most interesting high fashion designs. I am in love with this Stud Knuckle Clutch! You don't even have to wear rings when you are carrying this beauty. The peppered pony hair belt would be a great accent piece to any outfit. I have always wanted one of those Alexander Mcqueen skull scarves and would kill for that Shopper bag!

Since there are gold accents on most all of these pieces I thought it would be paired best with a gold lame nail polish. The ankle boots would go great with skinnies, a black tee, the skull scarf and shopper bag. I would also pair any loose fitting sweater with the pony hair belt.

I got all of these look ideas from a site called farfetch.com which sells high end designer fashion. You can shop the world's best boutiques all on this website. It's also a place where I get a lot of my inspiration for my posts.

How would you style something from this list? Do you like Alexander Mcqueens rocker chic style?


Peace & Hugs,
Amy xoxo


Photos courtesy of farfetch.com & Chanel

10.14.2011

Leopard & Leather


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I have been obsessed with leopard prints and leather accessories this fall. I love all of these leopard and leather picks! I really want that leopard panther ring, or maybe the leopard maxi skirt. Why can't I make more money? haha


Which of these six items are your favorite?

Peace & Hugs,
Amy

10.11.2011

Finally...My Own Crayon Art



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First I took off all the crayon wrappers with an x-acto knife for a cleaner look.


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Then I used a hot glue gun and made a line of glue directly on the canvas, and then applied the crayons to the canvas one at a time lined up across the top.



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This is what your canvas should look like before you start blow drying the crayons. Be sure to use some sort of drop cloth as the wax can splatter.


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Blow dry the crayons a section at a time for a clean look. Hold the blow dryer facing down to help the wax run down the canvas faster. I used a low heat setting on my dryer and it seemed to work the best.


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To create the texture that I did after the wax dries go back over certain parts to melt more wax down the canvas. After a while you'll start to get your groove and figure out how to work the blow dryer to create the effect you want.


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Here is my final work of art! I am actually really pleased at how my crayon art came out. I didn't want to do the full rainbow so I left out most of the reds and oranges and think this looks nice too. If anyone decides they want to try this I would love to see the color combinations that you put together.


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I have hung up my artwork above my desk and it makes me smile to know that I made it myself. It also gives me color inspiration when thinking of posts for my blog. This artwork I find looks best when light hits it, so be sure to hang it somewhere near a window. It was a really fun weekend project and I highly recommend everyone make one for your home too!

Canvas: $10
2 Boxes of 64 Crayons: $6
Project Total: $16 - Not bad at all!
(I already had my own x-acto knife & hot glue gun)


Peace & Hugs,
Amy

10.05.2011

Spring 2012 Chanel Show in Paris

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Chanel is one fashion house that always goes over the top for their shows in Paris. This I think is one of my favorite ones to date. I love the white aquatic theme. I already love anything that is all white and anything to do with the ocean so this was just beautiful. The floor was covered in white shimmering sand and the seats were curved like waves. The stage set is so serene and peaceful that it complimented the color palate of the 2012 Spring line.

The makeup was exquisite with shimmering white and silver eye shadow, pearls on their faces and in their hair. The look I loved the most was the salmon colored Mad Men-esque dress with the pearl belt and pearl buttons. I love the design and high collar on this dress, so classy.

What a gorgeous show that I wish I could have attended. It is truly amazing to see such great fashion design on such a great backdrop. Talk about inspiration and creativity...the lovely Chanel is always sure to impress.

J'adore! xoxo
Amy

Pictures from Fashionista.com

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