I felt like a Ralph Lauren ad from the 80′s


mullholland+sunset+long white skirt+the hills+outfit+vintage+

winter white vintage maxi skirt+denim shirt+cognac and denim+hills+sun

gold beaded necklace+curled hair+denim shirt

ralph lauren 1980's look+long winter white vintage skirt+denim shirt+curled hair+lace up boots

open toe lace up boots with socks and long skirt+tones

in the hills+ralph lauren 1980s look+long skirt+denim shirt

What I’m Wearing
* Vintage denim button down …again I seemingly cannot get enough of this button down shirt! sheesh! I literally wore the denim & cognac ensemble LAST WEEK
* Victoria’s Secret cognac/burnt orange chunky knit asymmetrical cardigan – which I adore however, the combo of the oversized denim shirt WITH the chunky knit sweater didn’t do my arms any favors.
* Asos boyfriend belt BACK IN STOCK YAY! {runs a tad big. Mine is a Medium but I could have gotten a small because when I wear it around my waist, it’s in the last hole & still loose. Though because it’s a bit big, I can also wear it with jeans around my hips} …yet another item I’m wearing at least once a week it seems
* Vintage winter white skirt. My mom made this skirt for herself in 1971. The original idea was inspired by the 1954 movie White Christmas – with a 70′s twist, obviously. But over the years, the hem fell out {or maybe someone washed it?} but I’ve kept it because I always wanted to wear it …though I never have. I sort of love it all wrinkled and frayed hem. It gives it an entirely different look. In fact, all day I sort of felt like a 1980′s Ralph Lauren ad meets present day Chloe {since it is SO OBVIOUSLY inspired by the look}
* Sam Edelman lace up granny boots …with little nude socks {it’s CHILLY!}
* Kenneth Cole beaded necklace that I doubled with a ribbon to wear as a choker/collar piece. {see how I did it here} {it’s a long strand, sans hookage} I can’t find my gold hued one but there’s a gorgeous blue one here
Hair: curled with hot rollers. See the ones I use here …see a bit of a tutorial here. Should I do an entire hot roller tutorial? Lemme know ;)

. . . a look up . . .

Los Angeles Sunset - November 2010 - Studio City

Oh the sunsets in LA are just so glorious sometimes. No matter how many times I’ve seen a pink and orange sky, I cannot help but just look up and stare in awe at the beauty.

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And since I matched this huge Jim Dine heart painting that hangs on the wall directly across from my desk @ the gallery, I thought I’d share with you my view . . .

in the art gallery+huge heart painting+blues and oranges

Hope you are all getting a little time off work today …or at least a half day so you can be with your friends and families, or finish preparations for the yummiest holiday ever tomorrow. If I don’t see you again til Friday, Happy Thanksgiving to you and your loved ones.


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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.

30 Comments

  • Sing

    November 24, 2010 | Reply

    I love this outfit, so very fall-like. And great shot in front of the art!

  • honey my heart

    November 24, 2010 | Reply

    loved how you matched the art :)

  • fashion junkie

    November 24, 2010 | Reply

    You look so ready for the holidays! I love it. You are so photogenic! So jealous. :)

    I hope you have a wonderful thanksgiving.

    xoxo,
    MelRod

  • Craftmaker

    November 24, 2010 | Reply

    Oh! I love your skirt! I looks very romantic to me. And the VS sweater is pretty :)
    Have a happy Thanksgiving!

  • Pretty Little World

    November 24, 2010 | Reply

    Everything about these photos is pretty – the lighting, the skirt, THOSE SHOES!!, your hair… so lovely!

    I posted a response to your comment on my blog too, but in case you don’t see it:

    ^^ I know a couple of other people have that problem too, but I can’t figure out why it does that because it’s only for a few people :(

    Here’s a link to the Flickr where they’re hosted so hopefully they’ll load there!

  • Kristina

    November 24, 2010 | Reply

    hi

    I love how you rock the long skirt!

    But might I asked you what your job is exactly and how you started your career? (studying etc)

    Thank you for the informations!!

    Kristina

  • Misha

    November 24, 2010 | Reply

    Being a West coast native that now lives in the East I miss those gorgeous pink/orange sunsets terribly. Also I love that Jim Dine painting and am jealous you get to sit and look at it whenever you work!

  • Iva

    November 24, 2010 | Reply

    you look beautiful AS ALWAYS! and I love that skirt. So fantastic that your mom made it for herself years ago! ;)

    Have a Happy Thanksgiving! love always to you and your family!

  • Polyvorina

    November 24, 2010 | Reply

    And you look like you’re in a Ralph Lauren ad from the 80s too, especially in that first picture. So pretty! Not my cup of tea outfit-wise, but you do look great in it. Happy Thanksgiving!

  • drollgirl

    November 24, 2010 | Reply

    80′s ralph lauren all the way! looking good!!!

    and that sunset is rad!

    and you are lucky you are not here right now, as i am singing along with a billy squier song (everybody wants some!!!) and it sounds awful!

    happy thanksgiving!!!! g o b b l e g o b b l e!!!!

  • Laura

    November 24, 2010 | Reply

    please do a hot roller tutorial! I can’t ever seem to get them right and your hair always looks amazing.

  • A.Co

    November 24, 2010 | Reply

    YES! Please do a hot roller hair tutorial bc I got some fantastic ones for Christmas last year and I’m STILL trying to figure them out… not the most hair savy, I suppose. AND, I love your videos, they are so witty, enjoyable and of course, informative.

    A.Co @ A.Co est. 1984

  • CessOviedo

    November 24, 2010 | Reply

    Great outfit! … The skirt is just so pretty! My mom used to sew pieces after seeing them on movies too! … I’m in for the hair tutorial! Love your curls :)

    http://blog.cessoviedo.com

  • Lisa Petrarca

    November 24, 2010 | Reply

    So festive…you make everything look so easy and cool!

    Check out Sean John’s new mens collection “Ready to Work”.

    http://lisapetrarca.blogspot.com/2010/11/jullien-herrera-for-sean-jean-ready-to.html

    Have an AWESOME THANKSGIVING!

  • FASHION SNAG

    November 24, 2010 | Reply

    I love that skirt and of course the shoes. Have a great Thanksgiving! x

    http://www.FashionSnag.com

  • The Dressing Stress

    November 24, 2010 | Reply
  • Serena P.

    November 24, 2010 | Reply

    This look are fantastic!
    S.

  • bananas.

    November 24, 2010 | Reply

    you look like ralph lauren in the 80′s…in a good way! pretty sure you’re the only one who can rock that look.

    happy thanksgiving to you and yours!!! xoxo.

  • Morgan

    November 25, 2010 | Reply

    You look beautiful!!

  • L

    November 25, 2010 | Reply

    Lovely outfit, but very accurate post title :)

  • legsnshoes

    November 25, 2010 | Reply

    The frayed hem on that skirt makes it so versatile. I think I may go through my mommas closet one day soon.

  • Kayraheart.fashion

    November 25, 2010 | Reply

    GORGEOUS!!LOVE the styling!! The maxi skirt is so rad ..love it

  • hiven

    November 25, 2010 | Reply

    lovely x hivennn.

  • Dodz

    November 25, 2010 | Reply

    Yes, please to the hot roller tutorial!

    I love checking out your outfits!

  • Coy Fallacy

    November 25, 2010 | Reply

    I want the painting. I think it is very awesome that you are rocking a skirt that your mom wore AND made. Thank you for wearing this. It has now become inspiration for a piece that needs to be created soon.

    Kee of Coy Misconception
    http://coymisconception.blogspot.com

  • Anonymous

    November 25, 2010 | Reply

    You are sooooo gorgeous! Where do store all these clothes? You have an awesome wardrobe!

  • Leovi

    November 25, 2010 | Reply

    A series of wonderful photos with attractive frames.

  • Christina Lorén

    November 25, 2010 | Reply

    Wow! love your boots!

  • corksandcaftans

    November 27, 2010 | Reply

    this is all so beyond perfect, it’s almost painful.

    skirt is magical.

  • Rock'n Roll Ballerina

    November 27, 2010 | Reply

    Great photos of you! :)

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