Marc Jacobs: The Last Pair

These right here

Marc by Marc Jacobs, you can either buy them for me anywhere online. This is a special pre-order for October. Your card will get a charge right away if you order on Solestruck.Just letting you know. These are amazing and I NEED THEM! They’re not even that expensive. I’d buy myself but it’s a sin to send gifts to yourself.

Order the shoe in women’s size 11. They have better color choices anyways.

Aren’t these amazing? Marc Jacobs…..You may stay!

A Little More Color

Just another little peek at what I’m doing during the day Tuesday thru Saturday. I love having a creative group of people in my circle of friends. It really allows for great energy when collaborating on shoots.

 

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Just A Little Balayage

A little hair spray never hurt anybody!
A little hair spray never hurt anybody!

Here’s a sneak peek at what I do when I’m not shopping for shoes.

In my career as a hair stylist, I’ve trained with some of the best in Boston. My specialty is hair color and I absolutely love it. Finding the right hair color is dependent on many factors and achieving the perfect hue is something that requires patience and time.

In this shoot, I really wanted to showcase my work utilizing “Balayage”, the French word which means to sweep or paint on hair color. This technique mimics sun-kissed hair that  children often have from playing outside. You can go bold and daring or soft and subtle. Balayage will leave you with a softer grow out.

Here is my gorgeous model Kyssila:

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Credits:

Photography: Eddie Pires Photography

Model: Kyssila

Just Another Night Out

Thom, Vanessa, Me and JP
Thom, Vanessa, Me(a black tee because my pants were bold) and JP

Boston isn’t necessarily known for their style. Not trying to be a jerk or anything but wear a sensible flat shoe to go from the office to the train. Stop with the running sneakers, socks and tights. It’s very frumpy and it kind of shows. The pockets of style are rare and even rarer is the real unique kind of trendsetting style that you see in cities like New York or Los Angeles.

While sitting at a show during Boston Fashion Week a few years ago, I actually met an extremely stylish woman. It was almost intimidating but right away we started talking about fashion. It just so happened she was a designer.

A few weeks ago, I attended her viewing party and absolutely fell in love with the pieces shown. The silhouettes were strong and structured yet with femininity. A statement without being a statement, these pieces were definitely designed with a Carrie Bradshaw type of girl in mind.

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You can find Graciela Rivas here

Photo Credit: Eddie Pires Photography

Eli Escobar: Thank You SoundCloud

Escobar Eli Escobar might have been the greatest DJ that I’ve discovered on SoundCloud recently. A veteran of the NYC nightlight scene, he released his début album “Up All Night” on June 2. This is one of the best albums I’ve heard in a while.

“Seein U” is such a great song to feel the vibe of summer. It gives you that feeling of remembering that special someone while taking you on a journey through New York.

 

 

Life Lesson: Organization

......except I still have a few things to figure out......
……except I still have a few things to figure out……

Two life lessons that I learned and I’ll be honest there’s a pretty good chance I already knew these lessons. I am not an organized person at all. I have way too many clothes. WAY TOO MANY.  I even noticed that some still had price tags from last summer!!!!

I had 3 shoe boxes of makeup and skin care products. Let’s not even get started on the shoes. I don’t even know what to do with my shoes….so I figured putting them back in their original boxes or something like that might be good. There is some emotional attachment to them that. It’s probably the reason I never donate anything and just throw it away.

#CurrentMood
#CurrentMood

Very true to how I always feel. Maybe I should start wearing just black, grey and white. Then I’d have a closet full of monochromatic colors which would then cause me to buy more shoes and in turn would undermine my efforts at becoming organized.

Any tips on how to stay organized? I mean honestly, I’m at a point in life where I’m about to say “Some people budget in their hair, I’ll budget in a cleaning person!”

Somethings I just don’t want to do!!

Sunday Shoes: Silver

The hardest thing you’ll ever have to do in life is look for silver sneakers that don’t look hideously cheap. The other day while at my mother’s house, I realized that most of my shoes are probably in a donation bin making someone else happy. It probably happened when I moved out-of-state last October. Kind of upsetting……..

Adorable!!!
Adorable!!!

However, it gave me a reason to check my email for any mention of a shoe sale! Well….that didn’t happen but one of the emails was featuring a pair of silver Oxford’s that I am absolutely in LOVE with!

I could use these in my life
I could use these in my life

Silver is such a fun statement color for a shoe whether it’s a sneaker or a dress shoe. It keeps it fresh and modern but with a luxurious twist!

Into My Groove: Summer Playlist

All I Need Is My Headphones
All I Need Is My Headphones

Since I can’t jam out to music all day long like I would like to. I have to get it in little burst when I can. How I would like nothing more than to go around as a music festival junkie going from festival to festival in search of the perfect beat.

Summer Playlist

KStewart – Keeping You Up(POMO remix)

Kaytranada – Breakdance Party

Eli Escobar – Up All Night

AlunaGeorge – You Know You Like It(DJ Snake Remix)

StarRo – California

Vic Mensa – Down On My Luck

Just some summer jams that are my favorites for you to enjoy!

 

Life Lesson: I Have Too Many Shoes

All these shoes in the world and they need a happy home. I can provide that.
All these shoes in the world and they need a happy home. I can offer that.

Disclaimer: One can never own too many shoes. It isn’t possible. It’s an oxymoron. If someone tells you that you own too many shoes, say “Goodbye.” You don’t need that negativity in your life.

I bitch. I worry. I over think. I’m not organized in the traditional sense of the word. I could go on and on. One thing I’ve learned as of lately and I literally mean as of lately, is that the only thing I really have control over is where I am going and how I’m going to get there.

It’s really easy to get into a creative rut and it’s easy to stay there whether you want to or not. You think that you are trying everything to get out of it but your approach is really wrong. I learned that I can’t look at the past failures and correct those. I have to look at past failures and realize what went wrong, accept that, move on to the next chapter. Getting stuck in those failures does nothing but deter you from the greatness that you are suppose to do in life. I know I sound like a Oprah Winfrey episode but I’m serious.

Everyone has a chapter in their life where things didn’t go as smoothly as they wanted them to. It wouldn’t be life without these bumps.

Honestly, this post had nothing to do with shoes except that I own too many shoes and that is a life lesson. Don’t ya think?