The Real World

dog la river, dog model la river, dog model bridge, dog bridge, model bridge, la river photo shoot, la river photo shoot locations, la river model, la river model photo shoot, la river modeling, los angeles river, los angeles river photo shoot, 6th street bridge, 6th street bridge los angeles, 6th street bridge downtown la, 6th street bridge la, 6th street bridge downtown los angeles, 6th street bridge dtla, viva aviva, viva aviva crop top, viva aviva magnolia, viva aviva magnolia crop top, white crop top, white ruffle crop top, rag bone skirt, rag bone denim skirt, rag bone black skirt, fishtail skirt, black fishtail skirt, denim fishtail skirt, michele lobosco, photographer michele lobosco, how to write a fashion blog, starting a blog, how to write a blog, starting a fashion blog, how to start a blog, how to start a fashion blog, tips for writing blog, tips for fashion blog, building blog, building fashion blog, street style, model street style, downtown los angeles fashion, downtown fashion, los angeles fashion, dtla fashion, dtla style, downtown los angeles style, downtown style, iro wedges, iro heels, iro sandals, iro shoes, black strappy heels, bodychain, gold bodychain, body chain, gold body chain, street style, street style la, street style los angeles, dtla, ootd, perfect blowout, model eyelashes, model perfect lips, artelier globe cuff, artelier map cuff, bodychain, body chain, body chain dress, bodychain dress, gold bodychain, gold body chain, dtla photoshoot, dtla photo shoot, downtown la photoshoot, downtown la photo shoot, model dtla, model downtown la, model downtown los angeles, arts district, arts district la, arts district los angeles, artists district, artists district la, artists district los angeles, 6th street bridge la, 6th street bridge los angeles, drybar, blushington, drybar cosmo blowout, drybar model, drybar blowout, blushington makeup, rms beloved, kevyn aucoin matte lip color, kevyn aucoin timeless, kevyn aucoin matte lipstick, off duty model style, los angeles style, camille newbern, papillon, the la survival guide, la survival guide, thelasurvivalguide, lasurvivalguide, eurasian models, eurasian actresses, los angeles fashion blogs, los angeles style blogs, shopping la, shopping los angeles, modeling la, modeling los angeles, long hair blowout, smile model, modeling smile, dog smile, papillon, papillon dog, los angeles photo shoot, model on dog walk, dog and model - The Real World by popular LA style blogger The LA Survival GuideI have officially joined the real world.  I have a grown-up job for the first time in my life and all I can say is, “I don’t know how everybody does this.”  This probably sounds ridiculous, but I’ve never had a regular schedule and I’ve never worked at a desk.  This is not to say that I’ve never worked, but that I’ve always held multiple jobs that allowed me a flexible, albeit scattered schedule.  Which I kind of loved.  Although unpredictable and undependable, I’ve always enjoyed having my hand in many different things.  Some say A.D.D.; I prefer to credit my creative spirit.  Either way, this newfound normalcy in the real world has been an adjustment.  Along with being confined to an office all day (one with an ocean view, but still) and the minor aches and pains (why is sitting so hard on your body?), one of my greatest challenges has been attempting to stay creatively motivated and inspired.  It’s only been a little over a week, so perhaps I’m being dramatic.  It wouldn’t be the first time.  But, at the end of a long day, I’m finding that the last thing I want to do is sit down and write.  The LA Survival Guide has never felt like work to me until now.  So much so that I almost blew off a shoot the other day.  But when I accepted this new position in the real world, I made a deal with myself.  I would try this new lifestyle so long as it did not cripple my artistic pursuits.  So I forced myself to go.  And am I ever thankful that I did because Michele and I came up with some of my favorite images to date.  Though I’m still learning to find inspiration within the workplace, this shoot helped me remember that it’s always just outside my door.  All I have to do is muster up the energy to wander outside.  But, if this shoot isn’t motivation, I don’t know what is.

xx

#imjudgingyou

Viva Aviva “Magnolia” crop top (similar $, similar $$), Rag & Bone fishtail skirt (similar $, similar $$), Iro wedge sandals (similar $,similar $$$), Kelly Wearstler ball cuff, bodychain (similar $, similar $$,similar $$$$), Artelier World Cuff, XIV Karats necklace (similar $$$$), Catbird, XIV Karats and ginette_ny rings (similar), Kevyn Aucoin “Matte Lip Color” in Timelessdog la river, dog model la river, dog model bridge, dog bridge, model bridge, la river photo shoot, la river photo shoot locations, la river model, la river model photo shoot, la river modeling, los angeles river, los angeles river photo shoot, 6th street bridge, 6th street bridge los angeles, 6th street bridge downtown la, 6th street bridge la, 6th street bridge downtown los angeles, 6th street bridge dtla, viva aviva, viva aviva crop top, viva aviva magnolia, viva aviva magnolia crop top, white crop top, white ruffle crop top, rag bone skirt, rag bone denim skirt, rag bone black skirt, fishtail skirt, black fishtail skirt, denim fishtail skirt, michele lobosco, photographer michele lobosco, how to write a fashion blog, starting a blog, how to write a blog, starting a fashion blog, how to start a blog, how to start a fashion blog, tips for writing blog, tips for fashion blog, building blog, building fashion blog, street style, model street style, downtown los angeles fashion, downtown fashion, los angeles fashion, dtla fashion, dtla style, downtown los angeles style, downtown style, iro wedges, iro heels, iro sandals, iro shoes, black strappy heels, bodychain, gold bodychain, body chain, gold body chain, street style, street style la, street style los angeles, dtla, ootd, perfect blowout, model eyelashes, model perfect lips, artelier globe cuff, artelier map cuff, bodychain, body chain, body chain dress, bodychain dress, gold bodychain, gold body chain, dtla photoshoot, dtla photo shoot, downtown la photoshoot, downtown la photo shoot, model dtla, model downtown la, model downtown los angeles, arts district, arts district la, arts district los angeles, artists district, artists district la, artists district los angeles, 6th street bridge la, 6th street bridge los angeles, drybar, blushington, drybar cosmo blowout, drybar model, drybar blowout, blushington makeup, rms beloved, kevyn aucoin matte lip color, kevyn aucoin timeless, kevyn aucoin matte lipstick, off duty model style, los angeles style, camille newbern, papillon, the la survival guide, la survival guide, thelasurvivalguide, lasurvivalguide, eurasian models, eurasian actresses, los angeles fashion blogs, los angeles style blogs, shopping la, shopping los angeles, modeling la, modeling los angeles, long hair blowout, smile model, modeling smile, dog smile, papillon, papillon dog, los angeles photo shoot, model on dog walk, dog and model - The Real World by popular LA style blogger The LA Survival Guide dog la river, dog model la river, dog model bridge, dog bridge, model bridge, la river photo shoot, la river photo shoot locations, la river model, la river model photo shoot, la river modeling, los angeles river, los angeles river photo shoot, 6th street bridge, 6th street bridge los angeles, 6th street bridge downtown la, 6th street bridge la, 6th street bridge downtown los angeles, 6th street bridge dtla, viva aviva, viva aviva crop top, viva aviva magnolia, viva aviva magnolia crop top, white crop top, white ruffle crop top, rag bone skirt, rag bone denim skirt, rag bone black skirt, fishtail skirt, black fishtail skirt, denim fishtail skirt, michele lobosco, photographer michele lobosco, how to write a fashion blog, starting a blog, how to write a blog, starting a fashion blog, how to start a blog, how to start a fashion blog, tips for writing blog, tips for fashion blog, building blog, building fashion blog, street style, model street style, downtown los angeles fashion, downtown fashion, los angeles fashion, dtla fashion, dtla style, downtown los angeles style, downtown style, iro wedges, iro heels, iro sandals, iro shoes, black strappy heels, bodychain, gold bodychain, body chain, gold body chain, street style, street style la, street style los angeles, dtla, ootd, perfect blowout, model eyelashes, model perfect lips, artelier globe cuff, artelier map cuff, bodychain, body chain, body chain dress, bodychain dress, gold bodychain, gold body chain, dtla photoshoot, dtla photo shoot, downtown la photoshoot, downtown la photo shoot, model dtla, model downtown la, model downtown los angeles, arts district, arts district la, arts district los angeles, artists district, artists district la, artists district los angeles, 6th street bridge la, 6th street bridge los angeles, drybar, blushington, drybar cosmo blowout, drybar model, drybar blowout, blushington makeup, rms beloved, kevyn aucoin matte lip color, kevyn aucoin timeless, kevyn aucoin matte lipstick, off duty model style, los angeles style, camille newbern, papillon, the la survival guide, la survival guide, thelasurvivalguide, lasurvivalguide, eurasian models, eurasian actresses, los angeles fashion blogs, los angeles style blogs, shopping la, shopping los angeles, modeling la, modeling los angeles, long hair blowout, smile model, modeling smile, dog smile, papillon, papillon dog, los angeles photo shoot, model on dog walk, dog and model - The Real World by popular LA style blogger The LA Survival Guide dog la river, dog model la river, dog model bridge, dog bridge, model bridge, la river photo shoot, la river photo shoot locations, la river model, la river model photo shoot, la river modeling, los angeles river, los angeles river photo shoot, 6th street bridge, 6th street bridge los angeles, 6th street bridge downtown la, 6th street bridge la, 6th street bridge downtown los angeles, 6th street bridge dtla, viva aviva, viva aviva crop top, viva aviva magnolia, viva aviva magnolia crop top, white crop top, white ruffle crop top, rag bone skirt, rag bone denim skirt, rag bone black skirt, fishtail skirt, black fishtail skirt, denim fishtail skirt, michele lobosco, photographer michele lobosco, how to write a fashion blog, starting a blog, how to write a blog, starting a fashion blog, how to start a blog, how to start a fashion blog, tips for writing blog, tips for fashion blog, building blog, building fashion blog, street style, model street style, downtown los angeles fashion, downtown fashion, los angeles fashion, dtla fashion, dtla style, downtown los angeles style, downtown style, iro wedges, iro heels, iro sandals, iro shoes, black strappy heels, bodychain, gold bodychain, body chain, gold body chain, street style, street style la, street style los angeles, dtla, ootd, perfect blowout, model eyelashes, model perfect lips, artelier globe cuff, artelier map cuff, bodychain, body chain, body chain dress, bodychain dress, gold bodychain, gold body chain, dtla photoshoot, dtla photo shoot, downtown la photoshoot, downtown la photo shoot, model dtla, model downtown la, model downtown los angeles, arts district, arts district la, arts district los angeles, artists district, artists district la, artists district los angeles, 6th street bridge la, 6th street bridge los angeles, drybar, blushington, drybar cosmo blowout, drybar model, drybar blowout, blushington makeup, rms beloved, kevyn aucoin matte lip color, kevyn aucoin timeless, kevyn aucoin matte lipstick, off duty model style, los angeles style, camille newbern, papillon, the la survival guide, la survival guide, thelasurvivalguide, lasurvivalguide, eurasian models, eurasian actresses, los angeles fashion blogs, los angeles style blogs, shopping la, shopping los angeles, modeling la, modeling los angeles, long hair blowout, smile model, modeling smile, dog smile, papillon, papillon dog, los angeles photo shoot, model on dog walk, dog and model - The Real World by popular LA style blogger The LA Survival Guide dog la river, dog model la river, dog model bridge, dog bridge, model bridge, la river photo shoot, la river photo shoot locations, la river model, la river model photo shoot, la river modeling, los angeles river, los angeles river photo shoot, 6th street bridge, 6th street bridge los angeles, 6th street bridge downtown la, 6th street bridge la, 6th street bridge downtown los angeles, 6th street bridge dtla, viva aviva, viva aviva crop top, viva aviva magnolia, viva aviva magnolia crop top, white crop top, white ruffle crop top, rag bone skirt, rag bone denim skirt, rag bone black skirt, fishtail skirt, black fishtail skirt, denim fishtail skirt, michele lobosco, photographer michele lobosco, how to write a fashion blog, starting a blog, how to write a blog, starting a fashion blog, how to start a blog, how to start a fashion blog, tips for writing blog, tips for fashion blog, building blog, building fashion blog, street style, model street style, downtown los angeles fashion, downtown fashion, los angeles fashion, dtla fashion, dtla style, downtown los angeles style, downtown style, iro wedges, iro heels, iro sandals, iro shoes, black strappy heels, bodychain, gold bodychain, body chain, gold body chain, street style, street style la, street style los angeles, dtla, ootd, perfect blowout, model eyelashes, model perfect lips, artelier globe cuff, artelier map cuff, bodychain, body chain, body chain dress, bodychain dress, gold bodychain, gold body chain, dtla photoshoot, dtla photo shoot, downtown la photoshoot, downtown la photo shoot, model dtla, model downtown la, model downtown los angeles, arts district, arts district la, arts district los angeles, artists district, artists district la, artists district los angeles, 6th street bridge la, 6th street bridge los angeles, drybar, blushington, drybar cosmo blowout, drybar model, drybar blowout, blushington makeup, rms beloved, kevyn aucoin matte lip color, kevyn aucoin timeless, kevyn aucoin matte lipstick, off duty model style, los angeles style, camille newbern, papillon, the la survival guide, la survival guide, thelasurvivalguide, lasurvivalguide, eurasian models, eurasian actresses, los angeles fashion blogs, los angeles style blogs, shopping la, shopping los angeles, modeling la, modeling los angeles, long hair blowout, smile model, modeling smile, dog smile, papillon, papillon dog, los angeles photo shoot, model on dog walk, dog and model - The Real World by popular LA style blogger The LA Survival Guide dog la river, dog model la river, dog model bridge, dog bridge, model bridge, la river photo shoot, la river photo shoot locations, la river model, la river model photo shoot, la river modeling, los angeles river, los angeles river photo shoot, 6th street bridge, 6th street bridge los angeles, 6th street bridge downtown la, 6th street bridge la, 6th street bridge downtown los angeles, 6th street bridge dtla, viva aviva, viva aviva crop top, viva aviva magnolia, viva aviva magnolia crop top, white crop top, white ruffle crop top, rag bone skirt, rag bone denim skirt, rag bone black skirt, fishtail skirt, black fishtail skirt, denim fishtail skirt, michele lobosco, photographer michele lobosco, how to write a fashion blog, starting a blog, how to write a blog, starting a fashion blog, how to start a blog, how to start a fashion blog, tips for writing blog, tips for fashion blog, building blog, building fashion blog, street style, model street style, downtown los angeles fashion, downtown fashion, los angeles fashion, dtla fashion, dtla style, downtown los angeles style, downtown style, iro wedges, iro heels, iro sandals, iro shoes, black strappy heels, bodychain, gold bodychain, body chain, gold body chain, street style, street style la, street style los angeles, dtla, ootd, perfect blowout, model eyelashes, model perfect lips, artelier globe cuff, artelier map cuff, bodychain, body chain, body chain dress, bodychain dress, gold bodychain, gold body chain, dtla photoshoot, dtla photo shoot, downtown la photoshoot, downtown la photo shoot, model dtla, model downtown la, model downtown los angeles, arts district, arts district la, arts district los angeles, artists district, artists district la, artists district los angeles, 6th street bridge la, 6th street bridge los angeles, drybar, blushington, drybar cosmo blowout, drybar model, drybar blowout, blushington makeup, rms beloved, kevyn aucoin matte lip color, kevyn aucoin timeless, kevyn aucoin matte lipstick, off duty model style, los angeles style, camille newbern, papillon, the la survival guide, la survival guide, thelasurvivalguide, lasurvivalguide, eurasian models, eurasian actresses, los angeles fashion blogs, los angeles style blogs, shopping la, shopping los angeles, modeling la, modeling los angeles, long hair blowout, smile model, modeling smile, dog smile, papillon, papillon dog, los angeles photo shoot, model on dog walk, dog and model

Hair by Drybar, Makeup by Blushington

Photos by Michele LoBosco

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Time limit is exhausted. Please reload CAPTCHA.