Tuesday, May 21, 2013
More specifically, I'm moving there to be a starving intern at an online fashion magazine. I've never been this excited for any endeavor I've ever taken on, because ... well the other ones just haven't kept afloat my boat like the thought of this one does. It's exactly what I want to do and where I want to be.
In honor of this major 2013 (I knew this would be my year) move, I'm going to reincarnate As of Late! Whooo! Back in action!
Stay tuned for NYC-centric documentation of my life exploits and adventures!
"Post it on your blog, so I know it's real." - Unknown
Monday, June 25, 2012
I actually wore this outfit about a month ago but I wanted to share on my blog because....I can. AND, it is one of my fave outfit creations because it was inspired by my room! My favorite colors are purple and green (not necessarily together) so I decided to paint my walls purple and line the room (window sills, inside of the closet, door frame) in a neon green color. The colors together actually don't look crazy, thus, I dedicated an outfit to it!
Everything in this outfit is either pretty old or thrifted but I will share anyways:
Crochet top - Crossroads
Neon tank - UO
Skirt - F21
Tights - UO
Btw, follow me on Instagram @mecca_f. Some pretty random stuff on there. Later dahlings!
Friday, May 11, 2012
I'm kind of (ok, very much so) late to the ombre' train but I've always wanted to do it but didn't want to pay a lot of money when I've seen so many youtube girls do it by themselves. Plus, this is a look that has definitely lasted at least 2 seasons at this point. Soo, the other week I decided to take the plunge and just do it...like Nike, you know. So here are the results! I really like it and trust me, it's not hard at all, you just have to work really really fast. It's a nice look for the spring and I like keeping the edginess and that certain "dark" appeal. It's the best of both worlds!
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
This past weekend was the Met Gala at New York's Metropolitan Museum and although (I'm being so honest, it's embarrasing) I'm not entirely sure what this show honors BUT it has always been one of my favorite ceremonies because celebs show out in some of the most peculiar yet gorgeous outfits! Forget the Academy Awards or The Grammy's, for some reason I just feel like the Met Ball brings out the regal yet avant garde side of our high fashioned celebutantes. Anyway, here are some of my favorite looks from the night:
|Carey Mulligan in Prada|
|Solange in Rachel Roy|
|Paula Patton in Vera Wang|
|Ivanka Trump in Peter Pilotto|
|Rooney Mara in Givenchy|
|Jessica Stam in Dior|
Tuesday, April 3, 2012
This is going to be a new segment that I'm going to run once or twice a month by my lovely co-worker Juvina! She is an up & coming designer here in San Jose and she also does some killer D.I.Y. pieces in her spare time. Enjoy, you crafty people you!
Edge shall never end. Seasons never seem to cut me back from throwing a little edge on to any outfit.
After getting much inspiration from fellow designer Rodarte and his exclusive collection for Open
Ceremony, I decided to make a replication of his slit button up tights. Litterly only spending $10 on the
tights (and using leftover materials from previous projects), looks like I saved myself $180 on the real
thing! And in a few short hours, so can you! :3
Step 1: Getting all your materials together!
I bought the tights at Target for $10. Choose any color or design, as long as it is PREMIUM QUILITY
(SUPER THICK!!) and NOT footloose! Thin tights will rip before your eyes so be careful on the quality.
You’ll also need a measuring/ cutting board, pizza cutting scissors, and florescent white buttons.
One at a time, pull one legging over the board, stretching out the legging and giving it a stretched flat surface to cut a straight line on.
The first slits will be 8 in. from the crotch down and the next slits should be 10 ½ in. down from the first.
Two small slits should be made on both sides of the board, leaving just a little space between them. You
should be somewhere like this:
Now that your slits are made, its time to sew on the buttons. With the little fabric space left between
the slits, pinch together each small piece and just sew the buttons right on.
This took me about 5 hours and you get this beautiful creation!
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
The R&B crooner, Trey Songz, graces the pages of GQ in their March 2012 issue and he is looking suave! In the article, Songz gives us an in depth look at his upcoming album entitled, V, and also talks about life and love in general. The singer expresses his more fashionable side in the editorial spread by rocking J. Cres, Ralph Lauren, Gucci and more in the latest men's spring fashion of sports coats, colored pants, and oxfords. All I can say is, a man who knows how to dress AND sing is a winner to me!
See more at GQ
- Emmef xo
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
So I was randomly perusing the web for a pair of denim studded cutoffs when I realized...why not just make my own?! I already have a pair of BDG floral denim shorts that have been lying around and I have studs soooo let's get studding!
What you'll need:
A pair of shorts you want to use
Studs, spikes, pearls, etc of your choice
Some music to get you through