Switching my Mind back into Freak Mode

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What I’m Wearing
* Industry black tuxedo leggings with black studs up the sides …I think I got these at Hautelook. Can’t find a site/link for the designer though.
* Gold Hawk silk dress with pockets, belted
* Vintage black blazer …my all-time favorite go-to jacket.
* Silver hoops and hearts earrings
* Tom Ford cat eyes
* Casedei peep toe leopard print stilettos

* Title: lyrics from Warren G & Nate Dogg “Regulate” …such a great song and such sad news that Nate Dogg {Nathaniel D Hale} passed away yesterday at the young age of 41 to heart complications. REGULATORS, MOUNT UP!!!

A simple outfit …the shoes made it really. In truth, I wore my black patent oxfords to work & to run errands in.

I’m trying to trick myself into believing that the Ombre hair trend is attractive when in fact, it just looks like I am in desperate need for some quality time with my stylist. I’d say it works a little because I keep the longest layer darker so at least there is some color mimicking from the top and bottom. Really, I’m just being ultra lazy …secretly hoping my old stylist will return to the world of hair.

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Happy Hump Day


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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, recipes & home decorating ideas, as well as a look into her personal life, her journey & battle with infertility & recent relocation to the mountains by a lake in search of a better life with her adorable French Bulldog brothers, Trevor and Randy.

55 Comments

  • { aggie }

    March 16, 2011 | Reply

    Oh, that close up of the shoes just took my breath away. Just the perfect little leopard-print pair!

  • Peach and Kay

    March 16, 2011 | Reply

    love the outfit, it’s gorgeous! <3

  • @amyrad

    March 16, 2011 | Reply

    Girl, you are NOT the only one telling themselves that ombre hair lie. I’m considering actually asking my stylist to please run some darker color through my hair so I can go longer between colorings without feeling like the hair police are going to issue me a ticket. My husband calls it “recession hair.”

  • Simone ♥

    March 16, 2011 | Reply

    Maegan you look amazing as always! I love your leopard shoes. I just bought leopard high heels too.

    Have a great day!

  • Katie

    March 16, 2011 | Reply

    K, new favorite. Love everything about this set.xx

  • CHEARLY

    March 16, 2011 | Reply

    I like that old blazer!
    PS: so you did it! you wear them, Ah…. those amazing printed shoes….

  • Anonymous

    March 16, 2011 | Reply

    Maegan, I’ve been following you for a while…and I really think a light brown hair color would look nicer on you! http://beautyeditor.ca/2010/10/28/this-intrepid-reporter-just-tried-2-trends-as-seen-on-sjp-ombre-hair-and-the-new-brushed-out-curls/

  • Dubravka Dodig

    March 16, 2011 | Reply

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  • Dubravka Dodig

    March 16, 2011 | Reply

    Perfect outfit! The dress and blazer are great combo, and love the final touch with printed shoes! Just great!
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  • nicole

    March 16, 2011 | Reply

    ok a few things-

    those shoes are of the chain unbelievable. you rock them-

    I love the ombre “trend” (lets be real we were doing it waayyy before drew made it trendy!) and it really looks good on you!

    so sad about about N.D- …

  • Deb

    March 16, 2011 | Reply

    This outfit is AMAZING! The pieces are classic but each with a flair all their own. I fell in love with these shoes when I saw them in your first post. Leopard shoes are the best.

  • *amanda*

    March 16, 2011 | Reply

    Those is some high shoes.

    …and I like the hair. 8)

  • Emily

    March 16, 2011 | Reply

    yay! You’re wearing your shoes!! Love this outfit – I can see how it would be super comfortable with flats!
    xo Emily

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  • Francesca

    March 16, 2011 | Reply

    that silk dress is perfect for the summer!!

    xoxo,
    F

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  • Gwen

    March 16, 2011 | Reply

    I was so sad to hear he passed yesterday. That was MY song in high school.

    I love your heels!!!

  • Julip Made

    March 16, 2011 | Reply

    These shoes look just as hot on you as they did photographed on the books and other objects! Hope you were able to teeter around on them ok.

    Happy Hump Day!
    ~ Julie

  • Sal

    March 16, 2011 | Reply

    Lady, you’re a knockout. Man, do I love that silky tunic!

  • Kelly

    March 16, 2011 | Reply

    Those shoes are amazing!

  • Anonymous

    March 16, 2011 | Reply

    Where did you get those awesome leggings? I want them!

    Katie 🙂

  • House of Hemingway

    March 16, 2011 | Reply

    I too, have an involuntary “ombre” style going on, ha! It seriously hurts my check book to keep up with the expense, the SHOES I could buy with that money! agh!

    It’s Currently Craving Wednesday, come check it out!

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  • CessOviedo

    March 16, 2011 | Reply

    Nothing better to give life to a black and white like sexy leopard heels, stunning! … Your hair looks perfect no worries, it’s all in the way you rock it!

    <3 Cess O.
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  • María Silvia

    March 16, 2011 | Reply

    Oh! Those shoes!!!
    I really like the ombré hair trend and it definitely looks great on you. I actually do the same, try to convince myself it0s trendy when I don’t want to go the the stylist 😉

  • Anonymous

    March 16, 2011 | Reply

    Love your outfit and your hair….(my favorite is your “strawberry blonde”)……..You are so lucky, as you can wear ombre or any color/style. Have a “Sunny” (song)day, “Sunshine”………..

  • Behind the Lashes

    March 16, 2011 | Reply

    Looooove this outfit, that white silk dress is so beautiful.

  • Annie

    March 16, 2011 | Reply

    i love that dress!!

  • Lynzy

    March 16, 2011 | Reply

    I just adore this outfit on you. The perfect black and white attire with a pop of cheetah print. Gorgeous.

  • stacy

    March 16, 2011 | Reply

    i think you could totally pull off the ombre look. maybe a bit longer in the roots and a few more dark pieces pull through it. smokin’!

  • Kayla

    March 16, 2011 | Reply

    I’m trying to convince myself ombre hair works too. I’m not really sure it’s working but everyday I get up look in the mirror and say “it’s okay you don’t have time. It’s trendy” Time to find time or break down and buy a box!

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  • modanista junkie

    March 16, 2011 | Reply

    The top is so pretty, and the leggings with the studs PERFECT!!!
    p.s the leopard heels are hot hot hot!!

    xoxo,
    melrod

  • jenn~the stylish housewife

    March 16, 2011 | Reply

    1. so sad about ND =( SO YOUNG!!!
    2. OMG…i love the hair in motion pic!!!
    3. i would totally rock the ombre look if my hair wasn’t like 50% grey…so you think grey roots and bleached tips is a good look? lol

    and you look beautiful as always! i would kill for your hair. seriously. =)

    the stylish housewife

  • Pauline

    March 16, 2011 | Reply

    i adore this look, it´s very simple but at the same time it´s very chic… 🙂

  • Libbie

    March 16, 2011 | Reply

    So sad to hear about Nate D-O Double G! Much too young to go. I’ve always been a fan of his. REGULATORS! MOUNT UP! Is my fb status right now. Great minds think alike.

    Those shoes are killer!

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  • Len♥reNeverM♥re

    March 16, 2011 | Reply

    Luv the fact that those studs are black on black! & that 2nd photo~ WOW!!!
    lurrrv it~

  • Len♥reNeverM♥re

    March 16, 2011 | Reply

    correction, it’s the 3rd photo!
    errr…doesn’t matter all gorgeous really!

  • DM

    March 16, 2011 | Reply

    Love!!! …especially that dress. I need that in my life… and those shoes!!! GoodJob 🙂

  • nasa00

    March 16, 2011 | Reply

    Always when I see on your legs super high heels,I wonder how you can walk in them?
    Admire!!!!

    a greeting from Polish

  • Natalya's Closet

    March 16, 2011 | Reply

    Dayum! Looking good girl! I LOVE those heels, leggings, hell I love it all! And your hair is so beautiful! XOXO, http://www.NatalyasCloset.com

  • AKB

    March 17, 2011 | Reply

    So exciting! I was waiting for you to put those leopard pumps to good use. I love the close-up shot of you putting on your shades. Super cool looking.

  • Jody

    March 17, 2011 | Reply

    Love Love Love the shoes!

  • ASSHOLE BOYFRIEND

    March 17, 2011 | Reply
  • Tiffany

    March 17, 2011 | Reply

    ohhh those leggings are awesome and I imagine they would be so easy to DIY! I love them paired with the blazer and all the black juxtaposed against the feminine top/tunic is perfection. Also, THANK YOU for making me feel less phony for taking photos in one pair of shoes while wearing a much more practical pair for the remainder of the day. Sometimes the right shoes to complete the outfit just don’t work for an 8 hour work day. You are so REAL and I love your blog for it.

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  • Jessi

    March 17, 2011 | Reply

    Mama mia, how I love black and white, so classic. And those shoes are fierce. Love everything about this outfit, probably one of my faves 🙂

    And I feel ya on the hair. My hair is in serious need of touch-up. Thank god I have an appointment Sat 😛

    xoxo J

  • Collections

    March 17, 2011 | Reply

    Love the white blouse.

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  • Anonymous

    March 17, 2011 | Reply

    I have a stylist in Eagle Rock that does amazing color & cuts! If you don’t mind the schelp, check out Carly at Double O Salon:
    http://www.yelp.com/biz/double-o-salon-los-angeles

  • Miss Caitlin S.

    March 17, 2011 | Reply

    hottttttttttttt, LOVE that dress so much.

  • spa delhi

    March 17, 2011 | Reply

    Such a great outfit…really woooooooowwwwwww!!!!!!!!!

  • Anonymous

    March 17, 2011 | Reply

    Girl you are working those heels. Go ahead witcho bad self…lol..They look lovely and forget the hair hater…You look great the way you are!! Good day to ya!!! smile

  • Amelia

    March 17, 2011 | Reply

    I’m actually using one of the photos from your first post about these shoes as the background on my phone! So gorgeous! And I love this outfit!

  • Inés Cruz

    March 17, 2011 | Reply

    Freak mode? it’s one of my favourite outfits you’ve worn so far!!

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  • Summer

    March 18, 2011 | Reply

    i never ever never tire of black and white…ever. you look marvelous ma dear

  • Anonymous

    March 18, 2011 | Reply

    You are gorgeous and those shoes are amazing!

    As for the ombre thing. It looks best when the lightening starts around the cheekbones. It highlights the face and looks much more intentional so you should consider darkening more at the top :0)

  • Chessa!

    March 18, 2011 | Reply

    I LOVE your hair like this. and your shoes are to. die. for. fabu.

  • snazzyscove

    March 19, 2011 | Reply

    I am in looooove with this outfit. Rock it sister!

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    March 20, 2011 | Reply

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  • Mawiyah

    March 21, 2011 | Reply

    Looks like I may be the only one – but I appreciate your shot out to Nate Dogg – Rest in Peace <3

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