Navy & Black ~ Silk Romper & Lace Tights

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What I’m Wearing
* Helmut Lang navy washed silk romper {bloomingdales.com} …last seen here, which I thought would be my last until next summer …but it was actually Hanako’s comment on that post, that made me rethink it. Thanks lady!
* Black thin jersey turtleneck underneath …nordstrom.com …tag says Soprano …this is a great basic.
* Black knit tights …Jockey {old} …seen here …and ridiculously challenging getting the pattern straight on both legs. ..one works, the other …grrrr.
* Victoria’s Secret over sized knit short sleeve cardigan. …last seen here with the shoes
* Pour la Victoire platform pumps …last seen here
* Tom Ford “Yvette” sunglasses
* Vintage Gucci satchel


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Unfortunately, {and maybe fortunately} I had to use two different locations here as a guy in a Mercedes would not stop watching me while I was under that amazing tree with the sun behind me. I must sound like an asshole complaining about people watching me …but it’s always that smarmy guy, lookin’ over his sunglasses, eyeballing me up and down. It’s not polite. It’s rude. And once they see I’m annoyed they smile and stay even longer …like the guy in traffic who’s in the wrong and you honk at and then they just stop in the middle of the road holding up everyone.

Many other people {including a man with a parrot on his shoulder in this instance} pass me and either say nothing, ask if I need help taking a photo or smile and we exchange “hellos”. But it’s the disgusting guido pervs that I finally end up WAVING to pass and yelling GOOOOOOOOOOO. Which, of course, doesn’t work. The only thing that works is leaving the scene. So I did.


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LA native & lifestyle blogger Maegan Tintari writes daily at ...love Maegan.com sharing beauty & style secrets, including fashion DIYs, how-to nail art manicures, hair tutorials, and home decorating ideas, as well as a look into her personal life with her husband and adorable dogs, two Frenchies & an old Pug in wheels. Here you will find her talking about their journey & battle with infertility & recent relocation up to the mountains by a lake in search of a better life.

48 Comments

  • ...Seyma...

    November 19, 2009 | Reply

    oh God you’re stunning as always!!

    love the dress and the dog :)

  • Megan

    November 19, 2009 | Reply

    This outfit totally epitomizes what I think of as LA Fall. Granted, I’m a Southerner, but when I picture in my head what cool, hip, LA people run around in in November. Totally a geek for writing, that, but I just love this look. And I love the hair today!

  • Summer B.

    November 19, 2009 | Reply

    Man. You look amazing. And that pup! Perfect. You two belong in a mag!

  • Jacqueline

    November 19, 2009 | Reply

    wow, love your hair Maegan. Great outfit too! You look stunning. I know how annoying it is to get the pattern straight on tights. haha. People are always watching me taking photos too and I hate it! ugh

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  • Miss Caitlin S.

    November 19, 2009 | Reply

    hair, hair, hair! Love, love, love!

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  • Jac

    November 19, 2009 | Reply

    Hair looks fabulous! So shiny and bouncy. I’m jealous. I also totally understand what you’re saying about the skevvy douchebag. I live in So Cal too where it is bad, but I went to school in NYC where the comments and leering where beyond obscene. I mean what makes a man decide it is acceptable to tell a stranger that he would “tear your s*** up”? Really, the only thing that makes me want to do is pepper spray him in the eyes. Luckily, the ipod had just hit the market and I received one for Christmas. Good music and a death stare were a great way to block out a perv. Too bad that would ruin all your pretty shots.

  • Sommernacht112

    November 19, 2009 | Reply

    Wow, the tights look great ;)

  • merd

    November 19, 2009 | Reply

    Awww…always love the shots with the pups in them! Patterned tights can be such a hassle sometimes because of that issue, what’s with that? Maybe you should just start snapping pictures of the people staring at you as well?

  • freeteyme

    November 19, 2009 | Reply

    very pretty! and who would have thought rompers for fall would look this fab! love the layering too

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  • Heather

    November 19, 2009 | Reply

    Your hair is perfection!

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  • anhesty

    November 19, 2009 | Reply

    i just bought a jumper recently and have def thought about incorporating it into my winter clothes by wearing tights with them too. you look fab!

  • Jenni

    November 19, 2009 | Reply

    Soooo cute!!! Love your dog too!

  • FJ

    November 19, 2009 | Reply

    Lol. I know just what you mean. Good idea on the tights with the romper.

  • Julie

    November 19, 2009 | Reply

    hey Maegan! This is sort of unrelated, but I follow you on tumblr and saw your post about catwoman’s red lipstick. you should check out nars jungle red lipstick. or their velvet matte lip pencil in dragon girl. Both are fab reds.

    p.s. I’m on tumblr at thedailyjulie.com

  • Glamour Bbey.

    November 19, 2009 | Reply

    Gorgeous look! Lvoe the pants and shoes xx

  • stylepint

    November 19, 2009 | Reply

    I never would’ve thought to wear a jumper in winter, but it looks so good! I might have to try it! =)

  • Chessa!

    November 19, 2009 | Reply

    this is why I always end of doing self-portraits indoors…but you look fab here even with the loser stalkers…
    I know I’ve said this before but your legs are amazing. I love these tights and I love the look of your jumper…I remember it from the post from your SIL’s baby shower…it looks great with the transition to cooler weather.

  • Skinnypurse

    November 19, 2009 | Reply

    Love this look Maegan! The tights were the first thing that caught my eye – awesome! And the romper looks amazing too. Love that you have your pup in the photos – too cute!

  • Gema

    November 19, 2009 | Reply

    You are the most beautiful woman that i see

  • Diane

    November 19, 2009 | Reply

    so pretty! i really love your tights!!!

  • Monique

    November 19, 2009 | Reply

    CUTE! I need to do that with my romper. I’m wearing navy and black today too… I’m so glad that’s “in” now!

  • janettaylor

    November 19, 2009 | Reply

    Love Ur black outfit! Gorgeous!

    Sweetheart!

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  • Comsat Keith

    November 19, 2009 | Reply

    So gorgeous Maegan! I like the cardigan on top of that ‘romper’. Hmm… funny word that. Hey I’m only a bloke; we can’t say words like ‘romper’ without feeling a bit silly. But you look great in it and your hair is just amazing, cascading down in those lovely curls. I see what you mean about the patterning on the tights though. Things went a bit skew-whiff on your upper left leg huh? But look on the bright side, I might not even have noticed if you hadn’t mentioned it – and a 50% success-rate isn’t so bad after all! But I have to come back to the cardigan. Looks so snug on you and I love the whole look.

    Pity you had that distinctly unsubtle Mercedes fellow to contend with. I’d try hard not to stare – I’d hate to seem rude – but do you realize how hard it can be for a guy to just pass by a beautiful girl or woman and and keep on going, when you honestly think she looks just amazing? Sometimes I’d really like to stop and gaze, to try and take it all in. Course, some guys are looking at different things; Mercedes-man wasn’t necessarily admiring the cut of your cardie I think! Anyway, it was interesting and funny to hear about your encounters, and I can just picture you waving at people to go. Quite a hilarious image you painted, but I’m sure things aren’t always so funny to you. I’m very glad you got your shots regardless. A fabulous look, and thanks very much. - Keith

  • ♥Aubrey

    November 19, 2009 | Reply

    Very well put together lady!!! Luv how it’s a BLACK day…with the pups :) -

    Uhhh…i loathe men like that. Good for you to leave. I would have shouted something however…i think you said you did. Lol

  • Hanako66

    November 19, 2009 | Reply

    you look AMAZING! it’s YOU that is inspiring me on how to wear my romper this fall! those tights are so awesome!

  • Elizabeth Marie

    November 19, 2009 | Reply

    OMG GORGEOUS! This is my favorite look so far I think…omg dying.

  • Kellie

    November 19, 2009 | Reply

    Ew. I hate those creepazoids. Love the tights w/ the romper. The whole thing looks great together!

  • chicfeed

    November 19, 2009 | Reply

    like it love it gotta have it

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  • Down and Out Chic

    November 19, 2009 | Reply

    so pretty! love the tights.

  • J-Diggety

    November 20, 2009 | Reply

    Ooh, you look so cozy, but sexy :) Those tights rock. As much as I complain about my ballet tights, I like tights. Actually, I like fun tights like yours, not my ballet tights – lol!

    xoxo J

  • J.

    November 20, 2009 | Reply

    What an awesome romper!

  • LifestyleBohemia

    November 20, 2009 | Reply

    you look so glamorous

  • Tara Gibson

    November 20, 2009 | Reply

    i am dying over this outfit! gorgeous! and loving the pup : )

  • rani

    November 20, 2009 | Reply

    wow… i want your tights!!! you look ueber fierce!!!

  • gina

    November 20, 2009 | Reply

    The romper looks great with the monochrome styling and awesome tights.

    I love that your dog is in so many of your pictures. Too cute!

  • lasvegasisforlovers

    November 20, 2009 | Reply

    I hate when the pattern doesn’t lie straight. Sometimes I just go with it. I love that your puppy matched, adorable!

  • Kristin

    November 20, 2009 | Reply

    Killer as usual. Those fabulous tights just make the look!

  • Lucinda

    November 20, 2009 | Reply

    Well, he must have been a brave guy to stick around when you were clearly holding the leash of a ferocious attack beast. FYI, Baddy is doing much better, thanks for asking last week! xo!

  • anotherfishinthesea

    November 21, 2009 | Reply

    I love your tights and your entire outfit so much! You look fantastic.

    I was also super excited you commented that you liked my choice on Beauty is in the Eye of the Beerholder. It made me feel like I was actually a little bit cool. (like you.) ha.

    Unfortunately, I am too poor as a teacher to own that gorgeous jacket and not quite badass enough. oh well. Happy weekend!

  • Alba

    November 22, 2009 | Reply

    I love your tights, and you have a cute dog!xo

  • chloe

    November 22, 2009 | Reply

    the dog is the cutest touch!

    i know what you mean about getting patterns straight on tights, hehe, i even have trouble with regular tights, one leg always twists round and annoys the hell outta me! x

  • Leesa

    November 22, 2009 | Reply

    Wow Maegan–

    You look STUNNING (as usual) but everything looks so well put together and parfait… You really should come to Paris for a visit with your wardrobe– You’d really wow them out over here!!

    Take care and Happy Thanksgiving to you and your hubby! Leesa

  • Tiffany

    November 22, 2009 | Reply

    you are the best at layering! you look so great. I just put away my rompers but you’ve inspired me to pull them back out!

  • Iheartfashion

    November 23, 2009 | Reply

    Glamour girl! You look very Parisienne to me here. Love the romper. I had a Prada lip print romper in navy silk from way back; this makes me want to get it out.

  • Bruce

    November 25, 2009 | Reply

    I have noticed that almost anything shows off your legs, I like.

  • Lyndsy

    November 25, 2009 | Reply

    I didn’t think it was possible to pic a favorite combo, but this one might possibly be my absolute favorite you have ever put together. You look AH-Mazing! What a great outfit. I am totally jelly and wishing I had all of these pieces!

  • Eveline

    November 26, 2009 | Reply

    Wow! Dangerous!

    By the way, I love your photos and your DIYs! :)

  • Anonymous

    November 27, 2009 | Reply

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