Tuesday, August 30, 2011

new nebula

new nebula

new nebula

new nebula

This outfit was worn for dinner at Againn, where B and I have been wanting to go for ages now. We were not at all disappointed. The oysters were incredible, as were the chorizo-stuffed chicken and the fish and chips. Oh and I'd definitely recommend trying the chocolate trifle for dessert. Total comfort food.

new nebula

new nebula

I'm so thrilled to have finally found a pair of cat eye sunglasses that fits my face! Having a child-sized head has its drawbacks...

Marc by Marc Jacobs sunglasses
Ann Taylor choker
blouse c/o Romwe
skirt c/o Romwe
Rag Doll bandeau
thrifted and Madewell bracelets (here and here
Lee Angel cuff 
Coach "Classic" bag (i.e. one I've had squirreled away in my closet for years - here are updated versions in brown and red)
Givenchy lace pumps

PS Did I mention B and I will be traveling to San Francisco and Napa in just a couple weeks? I could not be more excited! I've only been to the Bay area once for work and I hardly had time to see anything. Where should we go? What should we do? More importantly, what should we eat?!


lan_lanny said...

Go to SF shopping center, china town, Japan Town, Haight street,Union street, Embarcadero center,Golden gate park especially the academy of science, and dont forget the golden gate bridge. I live in SF, let me know if you need more info and enjoy ur stay :)

Kirstin Marie said...

You look gorgeous! I love this outfit. The galaxy print looks so good with that skirt. Have fun on your trip!!

Frannie Pantz said...

Oh Heavens! You look just divine! I love your pretty top and that skirt is so flirty and fun! The pleats are fantastic! And you are making me so hungry talking about the great food!

Sarah said...

I am in love with this top! So beautiful and mesmerizing. This a great thing! You look amazing and I adore those sunglasses.


Kallie, Happy Honey and Lark said...

that top is gorgeous. i love the skirt you've paired it with too.

G. said...

I love everything about this outfit, so lovely & unique!

Meghan said...

that top is soooo good, I love the whole outfit but I'm probably gonna dream of that top ;)

Oh and in SF, consider going to Fang (near Union Square) for unique Chinese cuisine with modern twists;
and maybe Buco on Haight for their awesome plantain burrito + Argentine horchata :)


Michelle's Style File said...

Your glaxey print blouse is perfect with this bright skirt!


Pam S said...

You always look so elegant. I wish I was tall and graceful like you.

That top is amazing! I'm gonna show it to my fiance when he comes home, he studies Astrophysics so I think he'd get a kick out of it.

Clemence (Paddington) said...

Woah , i love your outfits . It's a great combinaison

The Fancy Teacup said...

That galaxy tee looks perfect with that siren red skirt! You look smashing. Have a wonderful time up in Northern Cali!

♥, Jamie

janettaylor said...

What a gorgeous blouse, darling E!

Nikki said...

I lovelovelove your skirt :) such a pretty color! x

duckalicious said...

awesome top and it suits you so incredibly well! I've been craving something with a universe print (I'll just keep calling it that) for ages.

eek said...

Visiting the Bay Area is always a good time!

I love the pleats in your skirt :)

Plami said...

I am not really into the galaxy print but this outfit kind of changed my mind it's so beautiful!



Chloe said...

Absolutely love the colour of this skirt!!

C x


RosaLovesDC said...

That skirt is so cute, red and pleats, yes please!
I haven't been to Againn in a while so now it's on my list of restaurants to go to soon.

LyddieGal said...

What a gorgeous orange skirt! Such a fantastic transition piece, I love it.

Sara said...

very nice idea for the galactic print

BiblioMOMia said...

Unbelievable colors, especially with the red skirt. I love the soft fabric with the graphic pleats and bright color. Just love.

Gillian Uang said...

I am in love with your topppp :)


Closet Fashionista said...

Gorgeous! I love the top!! :)

Samara said...

I've been lusting after those sunglasses for SO LONG. I'm not sure what's been holding me back, but after seeing this post, I might have to take the plunge.

Mary said...

The sunglasses are so cool!

joellevandyne.com said...

that blouse is so cool! i love the fashion theme lately to have outer-space prints on clothing. there's something kinda nerdy and fun about it. i really love your collection of bracelets as well.

Steffys Pros and Cons said...

im in love with that skirt its an amazing color!

<3 steffy
Steffys Pros and Cons

A Stylized Hysteria said...

Great outfit! There's a special place in my heart for pleated skirts.

Rebecca said...

That is a gorgeous skirt. I really like the bright red color.

Olivia said...

I really fell for celestial print when I saw Christopher Kane's dress on Alexa Chung. I really love this top and pairing it with the orange skirt is so cute & unexpected!

Koltunovskaya said...

I like this look! The skirt is so beautiful!

annette tang said...

i love the cosmic shirt! its so different and I love how you made it so chic!


stylefyles said...

that top is SO cool! and the skirt is a fantastic complement!!

woreout said...

Love the colors in your outfit, they are so bright and summery. I'm still on the hunt for a perfect pleated skirt like yours, fingers crossed it will find me soon! Have a wonderful trip!

Amy said...

This is such a fun, colorful outfit! Love that skirt!


jennie Going West said...

i love romwe's nebula pieces!
you'll love visiting the bay area. i hear ad hoc in napa is a great restaurant. and you MUST go to tartine in the city - i'm vegan so i've never been, but everyone raves about it. take the alcatraz tour. i've done it twice :) hayes valley has good wine and shopping. and the mission (around the 20s at valencia) is a super adorable area to explore and shop.
let me know if you have questions. i live in sf :) @jenniegoingwest

Carly said...

OK..this blouse skirt combo is sheer perfection! I love everything about it. And separate the pieces will be so fabulous too...win win!

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Lianna J said...

saw this on chictopia, just wanted to leave a blog comment too. love this outfit! the skirt is fun and the shirt is beautiful!

raspberry-rouge.com said...

Pretty top! LOVE! XO Rebecca


Jazzy E (hivenn) said...

Beautiful. x hivenn

Lydia said...

Super cute. I love the top paired with that skirt.

M & Em said...

I'm gonna be up front about this: I am going to steal your whole outfit. The shirt is just... Wow! I am sure you got dozens of compliments on it. And the skirt is adorable and compliments the top perfectly. Your bag has a precious vintage sort of look to it. And that necklace is seriously stunning. And can I steal your face while I'm at it? You're so freakin' gorgeous.


Couture Carrie said...

Gorgeous look!
Love those lace pumps!


Marie McGrath (The Joy of Fashion) said...

Great outfit! The pattern on the top is so unique and interesting. I love how you paired it with a bright orange skirt, very cute :)


Julia Janku said...

I love your outfit ! The top is amazing, and I really like the ruffled skirt.


Liana said...

love love love this outfit, i think it's my favorite by far! just so perfect in every way :)
btw love your beauty post!

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AGNES said...

omg galaxyy again i want it too haha but i love it ur pretty:)

Filipa Moreno said...

Hello! Just find your blog at chictopia, you have so many fantastic outfits! I loved your photos! =)

I'll be following you!

Between Laundry Days said...

There just are not words for the utter badassery of this outfit.

Alison said...

I cut out a clippingnin GQ months back about top 10 dishes in SF bay area, this is what they recommended:

Warm egg custard from Mission Seafood in SF
Eel, Feuille de Brick, Creme Fraiche, Lime from Benu in SF
Foie Gras Bonbon from Commonwealth in SF
Chestnut, Apple, Coffee from Atelier in SF
Young Carrots from Plum in Oakland
Roast Poussin in Fresh Chamomile Butter from Commis in Oakland
Nettle Cappellacci die Briganti from Flour + Water in SF
Smoked Risotto from Plate Shop in Sausalito
Smoked Beef Brisket from Mission Chinese Food
Baked Andante Dairy Goat Cheese with Garden Lettuce from Chez Panisse in Berkeley