Breaking All the Rules

the la survival guide, los angeles fashion, fashion blog, style blog, la style, la model, jil sander dress, michael kors heels, kelly wearstler necklace, mandeville canyonFashion has a few cardinal rules, which are so engrained in our psyche, they almost go without saying.  Don’t mix prints and patterns.  Clutches are only for evening-time.  Never wear black to weddings.  And never, ever wear white after Labor Day.  Well, if my blog has been any indicator thus far, I not only eschew these archaisms, I pretty much run in the opposite direction.  Yes to formalwear at the beach!  Yes to heels with overalls!  Yes to saddle shoes post prep-school!  And definitely yes to white well after Labor Day.  While there are some arenas where it pays to play it safe, I am a firm believer that fashion is not one of those.  I dress for my mood, not for some gratuitous rules meant to keep us all sartorially in-line.  So, when this white, pleated number called my name the other day, you better believe I putted it on.  Dress boldly, my friends.  What’s the worst that can happen?  You don’t blend in?  Welcome to the ranks of the fashion rebel elite.

xx

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Jil Sander bubble dress (similar $, similar $$$), Michael Kors sandals (similar $$, similar $$$$), Kelly Wearstler Treasure Trove necklace (similar $, similar $$$), XIV Karats necklace (similar $similar $$$$), Catbird and ginette_ny rings (similar), BECCA Beach Tint in Guava on lips

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Hair by Drybar, Makeup by Blushington, Nails by Olive & June

Photos by Michele LoBosco

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