Monthly Archives: March 2012

{I Think It’s Love | ODYLYNE}

A good morning turned into an AMAZING morning, after I received these lovely beauties from ODYLYNE. A simple concept and blend of bohemian and vintage styles with a touch of modern, clean lines. ODYLYNE is only a couple years old, and their genius designs are spreading fast amongst bloggers and retail stores. They truly understand the bohemian chic look that every woman is striving for thees days: chic, elegant yet effortless. Find their full collection here: http://www.odylyne.com and check out their blog for inspiration: http://www.loveodylyne.blogspot.com. They really understand the bridge between chic and cool, and their pieces will undoubtably make you think, is this LOVE? Check back for outfit posts very soon.

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{Music Mondays | Hiatus}

Image Via 'Can Your Hear This'

This soothing melody takes you on an instrumental journey. Close your eyes and enjoy. When not writing, Cyrus produces electronic music under the name Hiatus. His debut LP Ghost Notes was created largely from samples accumulated during his time working as a journalist in Iran.

I came across one of his tracks through my friend Carolyn, who has an amazing electronic page HERE, and happily discovered more and more of his work. Stunningly beautiful and speaks for itself.
Listen to more of Hiatus’ work HERE with many generous free downloads for your to enjoy.

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{Bloggers Market | Hosted by Sincerley, Jules}

I found my way to the Bloggers Market today, despite the rain. I knew it was going to be a good one – hosted by Sincerley, Jules, my FAVORITE vintage clothing company, Pretty Genius, Late Afternoon, Honestly…WTF, and many more. I had to make it to this one.

Pretty Genius' Booth - Lovely & Colorful, as always!

The crowd was  beautiful one and the clothes were amazing (despite the fact this is the junk in their closets they DON’T want. I felt  a little odd about shopping the clothes they’re done with, but hey, I had to at least go check it out.  I told myself I wasn’t shopping, but Pretty Genius gets me every time. Erin and Renee scour not only LA, but Palm Springs, SF basically anywhere they can, to find us the best vintage out there and sell it at a decent price. I walked away with two amazing finds for $60, but couldn’t have purchased much more…

Tribal Vest

Vintage Top

These tops are hard to see on the hanger, but they hang perfect and once styled right, I can’t wait to wear them!

xxx

 

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{Couture Culture and Oasis Dresses}

The Paris 2012 Spring/Summer Haute Couture collection showcased classic
Chanel, daring Dior, and ‘a la mode’ Armani – but what really stole the show was
Stephane Rolland’s muse, ex-supermodel Yasmin Le Bon, wearing a dress heavier
and more stunning than an elaborate Elizabethan gown.In a triumphant finale to the Couture Fashion Week, Le Bon – with the aid of two
assistants to arrange and carry the dress – was wearing a scarlet metal-plated
ensemble weighing a considerable amount, and featuring a 45 metre, sweeping fan-
style train.

Elsewhere in the show, models could be seen wearing a gorgeous range of spring/
summer dresses. For those of us who weren’t quite fortunate enough to attend
the show (let alone afford the designer pieces!), it’s still easy to find high street
alternatives for a much more affordable price – shop Oasis dresses for on-trend,
high-quality summer staples.

The Oasis Lantern Colour Block Dress is reminiscent of classic Chanel style, with
a cute block colour stripe at the top and bottom, and lovely on-trend pastel colours
– making it perfect for a summer stroll in the park. Alternatively, for a sophisticated
evening number, the Rosette Halter Dress is a chic LBD that would make a great
addition to any wardrobe.

The rosette-style flower on one side of the halter adds a quirky and stylish
embellishment, and the dress is not dissimilar to Giorgio Armani’s one-shouldered
little black dress, shown at the Couture Fashion Week. Giorgio chose to team his
couture LBD with a dramatic black fascinator – a brilliant idea to bring the outfit
together, and a style that’s easy to replicate on a high street budget.

So, whilst there may still be a definite winter chill in the air, it’s never too early to start
planning your spring/summer wardrobe – for on-trend style inspiration, take a look at
the collection of Oasis dresses available online at Very.co.uk.

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{Stylehaus’ Step Out for LA Fashion Week at The Mondrian}

Last week, stylehaüs decided to chime on the LA Fashion Week events, and we’re so glad they did. While we love Fashion Week here at Style Wax Poetic, we also are pretty selective about what we cover, but we have to admit LA is growing tremdendously in the quality of events they are producing. One for examples, was Styleahaus’ Coachella runway show at the Mondrian.

Included in the runway show were looks from Vena Cava, Sass + Bide, StyleStalker, and Naven, all lines they currently carry at their members only upscale clothing and styling boutique in Los Angeles. As well, they’re recent addition Odylyne, captured the show offering pieces that every girl must have to take Coachella inspiration to their everyday closets.

Look 1- Vena Cava top, vintage high waisted shorts, Theodora & Callum skirt
Look 2- Otis & Mclain printed top and shorts
Look 3- Parade velvet halter vest and skirt (new line that launches in the fall, we were able to get some pieces a bit early)
Look 4- white Odylyne dress
Look 5- Genetic Denim shorts and Odylyne blouse

 

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{Pink + Grey | Sunday at Sundown}

One of my favorite things about being a fashion blogger, is having the opportunity to use photography as a medium creativity.  Los Angeles has everything you could want for a cool backdrop from hotels, to graffiti walls, to the mountains, or sea.  It’s amazing how many fun places there are to shoot in Los Angeles.

While I was on my way to an event to view Wren’s SS12 collection, in collaboration by a short film with Gia Coppola (post to come soon on Style Section LA), I stumbled upon this amazing pink wall.  I’d tell you where it is, but I’d have to steal your camera.

If nothing else, I hope this post inspires you get creative.  I love how photography can instantly turn into art, while style being a medium to create.

xxx, love always, Style Wax Poetic

 

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{Taylor Tomasi Hill’s Behind the Scenes with Vogue}

This red belle seems to do it all. Taylor Tomasi Hill gives us an inside look at her home in New York City (via Vogue). Hill was the style and accessories director for US Marie Claire magazine, now Moda Operandi’s artistic director. Stylist, beautiful AND a great cook.

photographed by Claiborne Swanson Frank



“I think this picture is very Arthur Elgort because it is about the marriage between real life and fantasy,” Taylor muses about the photographer who shot the treasured image hanging over her bed. “I recently had the privilege of working with him on a shoot for Moda Operandi, and I had to pinch myself because I felt like I was in a dream. This has always been one of my favorite photographs. I try to jump into pools fully clothed as often as possible, shoes and all.” Taylor Tomasi Hill

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{Music Mondays | Beach House}

Everyone is talking about this amazing song – release out May 15th, 2012.

Free downloads from our friends at RCRD LBL

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{NYDJ | Bold & Brights for Spring!}

Colors are back and in a bold way.  These jeans were gifted by fashion forward jean line NYJD, and so far I absolutely love. I’ve been wanting a pair of bright jeans, and these are just about as comfortable as jeans get. Their Spring/Summer palette features a wide array of colors including: Sage Brush, Coral Reef, Sunflower, Purple Lily, Pomegranate, Persimmon, Sunkiss, Clover Green, Blue Bell, Aquamarine, Fuchsia, Optic White and Black. Regular blue jeans just don’t make the cut this season!

And great news for you, one lucky reader has the chance to win a pair of any jeans from NYDJ.com.

It’s easy to enter and only take a minute!

Contest Rules:

#1 – Become a fan and ‘like’ Style Wax Poetic’s Facebook & Twitter -@stylewaxpoetic.com

#2 – Become a fan and ‘like’ NYDJ’s Facebook.

#3 – Suggest Style Wax Poetic’s Facebook to 15 of your friends

#4 -  Leave a comment with a creative comment about jeans – make sure you leave your email.

#5 – Enter as many times as you want to better your chance to win.

#6 – Wait for two weeks, winners will be announced on the 24th!

xx, Love Style Wax Poetic

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{NYDJ | Spring/Summer 2012 Press Day}

On Wednesday, I was happy to have the chance to view NYDJ’s Spring/Summer 2012 collection. The press viewing was held in the Sunset Towers – the suite was bustling as editors and bloggers walked the new line.  The suite opened up to a beautiful view and a great patio, we enjoyed treats, spoke with the team and tried on jeans – sounds good to me! Sunset Towers is also dog friendly, so Chloe was happy to join me on the excitement. I wasn’t expecting cameras, had I known I would have brightened up my look with a bold lip!

Throughout the day editors made time to view the looks, as the line has been around since 2003, but gaining attention recently as they now are not only for the more mature customer. Neelo Noory, from WhoWhatWear.com (who I met with that morning coincidentally) and Marie Denee, from the Curvy Fashionista, were just a couple of the notable editors/bloggers who stopped by throughout the day, and there’s obvious reasons way. These jeans are a great fit, for the mature women and 20s + alike. They’re extremely comfortable and reasonably priced, not to mention on-trend offering bold & bright colorways! I’m obsessed with the green jeans they gifted me.  Stayed tuned for an outfit post and giveaway coming very soon!

Visit their new online store.

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