LA CATRINA de LA Moda: What I Wore: 1-1-11

Jan 5, 2011

What I Wore: 1-1-11


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poncho/cape: H&M
faux fur collar: Foreign Exchange
jeans/jeggings: H&M
shoes: Jeffrey Campbell
purse: Asos

Hey guys! Xx
So this is what I wore the FIRST day of 2011!!  I wanted a fresh start to the year so decided to try something a little different.  You might look at the pictures above and think that there is nothing different going on, but for me there is (well when it comes to my personal style choices).  Not sure if you have noticed that I hardly ever wear "true" "blue" jeans.  Don't ask me why but I usually prefer dark black, gray and acid washes over blue washes.  I am not exactly sure why it is that I love blue jeans on everyone else, but really don't wear them much myself.  Well here I am finally in blue jeans! Lastly, can you believe that I got these jeans/jeggings (they have no zipper and no pockets) for only $12.99 at H&M!!! Yes I know total score right? I might have to kick myself for not picking  them up in the rest of the colors.
 
outfit notes:
I have been having the H&M poncho for such a long time, but I have never really worn it out because the original buttons fell off on the first day.  I had to replace  the buttons and that task took me way too long, I am a total procrastinator :x
 
Also, just realized that this amazing faux fur collar might have been the best use of a $20 bill  in all of 2010. No lie, this faux fur collar is one of my best purchases... as you can tell I find myself pinning it on almost everything!  Plus it's the perfect way to add a touch of faux fur to any outfit here in LA since we rarely get cold days. 
 
okay, I think that's it for today ;)
xx
ari

37 comments:

jamie said...

ugh, jealous! i love the faux fur collar. you look way adorable.

i feel the same way about blue jeans: i tend to gravitate towards dark washes only and i dont know why :)

have a good day xoxo

ALYSSA said...

oh man so almost bought the bag your holding the other day, but got another one instead. it was a close tie though!

FashionHippieLoves said...

perfect from head to toe!

X

Ivânia Santos (Diamond) said...

lovely cape! is perfect <33

Just a lazy morning said...

you look perfect as usual!
i like the fur collar!
xoxo

simplyhope said...

Oh this outfit so PERFECT! I love it! Hope you have a Great New year!

Nita -Karoliina said...

That was a great find! Love the whole colouring of the outfit. Those Litas are just the cutest. AND THEY ARE SO COMFY, RIGHT!! everyone always asks me how can i walk in those, but it isso easy! :D

Samantha said...

Love the accessories and Jeffrey Campbells!

-Samantha

http://thisfashionista.blogspot.com

Chiho said...

love the top and the purse! really cute purse:]

http://daisyhill149.blogspot.com

Shevah said...

Ah, such great purchases. You look fabulous. And, hahaha, yes, I definitely want the Litas in all the colors. They're pretty much the perfect shoe, right? By the way your jewelry is awesome. I love ittt.





www.shevahh.blogspot.com

Romance Is Boring said...

My faux fur stole is one of my favourite purchases too :)
Thankyou for commenting; I seriously envy your shoe collection...x

Giselle said...

Great outfit and love how the faux fur stole is so versatile! The boots are awesome, I've been tempted to buy a pair but wanted to know whether they feel comfortable?
~Giselle
http://www.machinewashwarm.blogspot.com

Fabulously Lazy said...

this is so lovely! the litas look badass on you! i love how this outfit is so effortlessly cool!
www.fabulouslylazy.blogspot.com

Eli said...

first off, I'm still pretty jealous that you guys have been having pretty amazing weather in socal (at least after the rain)! I feel like I'm buried in layers! I love the fur collar tip though, I need to start doing that more.

Alexandra said...

Love this outfit, and the colours work perfectly for you! You look lovely.

Alexandra xo

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Antonia said...

Love this outfit - so effortlessly chic. The fur is next level and the colorful lippy is the perfect thing to bring the look together. Stay gorg.

xo Antonia

www.liveglamordie.com

E said...

I LOVE the Litas in tan!! I hadn't seen them in that color before! And they cool great with that cool poncho!

Adrianna Traxler said...

You have found so many ways of rocking that faux fur trim from H&M i regret not buying it when i saw it..i love the poncho too and the litas truly look the best in tan

Christine @ Fanciful Vision said...

Great look, love the fur collar :)

x Christine

ching said...

your JCs are smoking! and i love how your hair flows beautifully.

Gizelle Faye | Vanilla Ice Cream said...

i'm the exact opposite...i only own true blue jeans..and don't own any color..haha!

love the poncho...and the overall color scheme of you outfit..and yes, i'm still super jealous of those jc's!

♥ vanilla ice cream ♥

cel said...

love it! :D

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Fashion fly said...

LOVE IT, great outfit to start 2011. And your shoes are jaw dropping! + jelous about the LA weather...
XX, Ana

Sarah Jane said...

Thank you so much for your comment on my blog. I love yours! You style is so effortless and cool. Definitely following you now :)

I live in Florida but sometimes it gets in the 30s-40s in the winter. I happily wear my coats, boots, scarves, and faux fur vest when I can :)

Sarah Jane R.
www.sarahjanerstyling.com

Miss Donata said...

so beautiful!!! love the texture of the fur against the sweater!!!
now following you!!

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Yuliya xoxo. said...

I love your shoes <3

Bisous
Yu'

Henar said...

Those Lita boots are fierce!
xx

Henar
...OH MY VOGUE!

FashionLime said...

i love the whole outfit especially the boots! :)

http://fashionlime.blogspot.com/

Emilie said...

Love the entire outfit!
I bought the same poncho but in grey! Awesome shoes!

maggeygrace said...

Your shoes are utterly amaazing and that sweater is SO chic. You look cozy! Thank you for the comment!:)

Núria García said...

WOW! I love your look: A-M-A-Z-I-N-G!

XX, Núria

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Ddays Of Our Lives said...

Your bag is perfect

Sassi said...

adorable pics!
X

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Ashley [Free Honey] said...

I think this is an awesome way to start off the new year! You look fabulous, that lipstick is absolutely your color.The collar looks so good tacked onto this poncho, I think it's what turns this look from pretty good to great.

xo, Ashley

Mitr Friend - Bhushavali said...

So much in love with your accessories, bags & shoes!!! Love your pink lips!!! :)
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Adrienne Rice said...

Amazing post, I love Vegas! You are rocking the fur collar :)

Adrienne
http://lolarocksclothing.blogspot.com/