12.24.2010

Baby it's cold outside!







Jacket - Jcrew
Sweater - Madewell
Jeans - Madewell
Boots - Hunter
Jewelry - Assorted


Wishing everyone happy holidays! I'm currently in New York right now, celebrating the holidays with my family. I love the snow here, because it's a drastic change in weather compared to the heat in LA. Winter is my favorite time of the year, and I can't get enough of the chilly weather!


As you know, I am now part of the Teen Vogue Fashion Click website. They are hosting a holiday outfit challenge, and this is my entry. Please vote for me! xo Ella

12.19.2010

Knitted Bra





Since I took a beginning knitting class at the Urban Craft Center, I've been obsessed. I've been searching YouTube and finding knitting tutorials on different projects to try, and I found this video on how to knit a bathing suit top/bra, which you can find here. I tried it, and succeeded, except for the fact that it's way to small on me. I'm very proud of it though, and I'd like to make one that I can actually wear. xo Ella

12.14.2010

Fog











Scarf - Jcrew
Top - Shop Nasty Gal
Jacket - APC (borrowed from mom)
Leggings - Topshop
Socks - Hue
Shoes - Dolce Vita


Exciting news! I am a new blogger for Teen Vogue Fashion Click! This means that every outfit post I put up will go onto their website, which you can visit here. I'm so lucky to have received such a wonderful opportunity, thank you so much Teen Vogue. 


The fog has been rolling in, I'm really loving it. The color palette of this outfit really fits in with the weather, and also keeps me warm! The scarf was a holiday gift from my grandparents, and I've been wearing it all the time now, it's super cozy. Happy almost winter break! xo Ella

12.07.2010








Today was the last day of a fashion sketching class that I took. This was the final project that I created, and I'm really proud of it! I pushed the boundaries a little bit, and did something different then the other kids in the class. For example, I chose not to draw faces on the models, and instead of mounting the sketches onto plain white paper, I layered tracing paper over my inspiration board and glued them on. The outfits are all really simple, and things that I can definitely see myself wearing. xo Ella


Note: I didn't draw the bodies by hand, they were traced, but I drew everything else myself. Just to clear that up...

12.06.2010



Inspirational beyond words. I love so many aspects of this video, from the model's red lipped gapped-tooth mouth to the sparkly nails. 


I'm not sure if this was the idea of the film, but it makes me believe that no matter how old you are, you're never to old to act like a little kid. I can also think of it as a young girl who's in a woman's body, choosing different outfits for herself.


The sparkles kill me, I love them so much. I'm usually not a huge fan of glitter and gems, but the stylist styled with such impeccable taste that I can't help but fall for them.


Now I'm itching to get my hands on one of those tiaras, I'd totally wear it all the time. 

12.01.2010

I went to a William Eggleston photography exhibit at LACMA over winter break, and I loved it so much that I got a set of 25 postcards of his photos. These were some of my favorites. (The first one is my number one because the boy is such a babe) xo Ella










11.23.2010






Headband - Made by moi
Vest - LF
Cami - American Apparel


I made this headband a couple of days ago out of some scrap fabric, pretty messily, but I'm really satisfied with how it turned out! Hopefully everyone's been having a nice break, I definitely have been. The weather is so nice and chilly and windy, and I love the feeling of being able to put on a pair of cozy pajamas and drink a steaming cup of tea. Can't wait to watch Glee tonight! xo Ella

11.19.2010

I'm pretty sure the song is whip my hair, not whip my hairless head.










Just a little outfit I put together, and I would love to call it my own. 


Cardigan - Forever 21 (Not in stores yet, found through article on Nylon's site)
Lace bra - Madewell
Skirt - Shop Nasty Gal
Wedges - Urban Outfitters


Some random thoughts that I feel the strange need to share with whoever is reading:
• Sky Ferreira was in Teen Vogue! Woot woot! 
• Lea Michele cannot dance, and Gwynneth knocked her out of the park in the number they did on Glee this week. 
• Wake me up before you go-go is kind of excellent (wink to Mia if you're reading this). 
• I was at a Bat mitzvah recently and their was a bald guy twirling his  head around while the song "Whip my hair" played. If you don't have any hair then what's point?


Happy Friday to all, and happy break to me! I have the entire week off next week, which will be loads of fun. Family is visiting, and we're planning on going to some Hello Kitty art thing and the new fashion exhibit at LACMA. Thanks for all the lovely comments I've been getting! xo Ella

11.15.2010






Oh, the things you can do when you don't have any homework. They didn't turn out exactly as I planned, because they are lacking the rich blood red color that red velvet cupcakes usually have. Nonetheless, they tasted delicious!

11.10.2010

It's been a while...




First off, I'd like to say that I'm extremely sorry for being such a terrible blogger. I haven't posted in a while, because my homework load has been incredibly immense, and it's a little overwhelming.

Shirt - Steven Alan borrowed from mom
Skirt - Urban Outfitters
Shoes - Dolce Vita
Sunglasses - Handmedown from dad

Sorry, I seem to be wearing the skirt and shoes in just about every one of my posts. They're sort of staple pieces in my wardrobe, so I do wear them often. Especially the shoes, I wear them almost every day! They are to me what a baby is with a blanket, paper is with a pencil, shoes are with socks; you get the point. 

I would love a pair of wedges, though I can't seem to find any that are a reasonable price and aren't super tall. I'm 5'6 (and a half) so I can't really wear 3.5 inch wedges to school, unless I want to look like a giraffe among a group of ants. 

The photos were inspired by Jessica Wu's latest post where the pictures were taken in her garage. I really liked them, so I decided to do my own. 

And finally, to sum it all up, I have 15 followers! Yay! Not exactly the number I would like but hopefully as time goes by it will increase. One of my followers is my friend Juno, who just started her own blog, and you can check it out here. xo



10.26.2010

Daylight












Slip dress - American Apparel
Skirt - Urban Outfitters
Cardigan - Gap
Socks - Hue
Shoes - Dolce Vita