Earlier today I was out in the city melting while dropping off resumes.  I went to three different boutiques so I had to pick a single outfit that made sense in each atmosphere.  It was a bitch, I was sweating like a pig.  Summer is always a challenge for me - it's nearly impossible to look put together and remain comfortable.  All of my summer appropriate options are painfully casual.

Lately I've been fantasizing about a summer wardrobe consisting of unapologetic head to toe prints, some prime examples being House of Holland S/S 08 (best ever) and S/S 09.  The obsession began when Liz got a dress from the Stephanie & Axl collection (see it here).  I've seen her wear it so many different ways, and I don't think I will ever get sick of it.

vintage Helmut Lang shirt, tee courtesy of Blood is the New Black, Kill City jeans, Balenciaga bag, Frye boots



  1. I agree with you that it's a bitch to dress for summer. It gets too hot to wear anything and style is sacrificed for comfort. Everything in my closet are just left untouched in the summer until fall because nothing I have is appropriate for summer and the heat just doesn't allow for anything. It's smart to keep it simple and light and have a loud overall print.

  2. Poor you. While you're sweating like a pig, I'm freezing my ass off. Anyway, I use to own the SS09 polka dot dress. And don't mind SS08. What boutiques did you go to? Good luck anyway

  3. I left resumes at Eva Gentry (in my dreams), EVA and Convent. There are a bunch of others I have to visit soon - I doubt any are hiring - but I have to try.

  4. That is awesome. You shouldn't be so negative. Well, I hope you get something so you can show us the new arrivals. Haha


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