Tuesday, April 2, 2013

San Francisco

Clothing: Scarf medallion blouse- a.n.a. JCPenney, on sale $10, Pleather skirt- H&M, on sale $10
Jewelry:  Ceramic watch- MK5387 Michael Kors, LEGIT bracelet- BCBGeneration, from Ross $9, Charm bracelet- Sweetie Links of London, Pearl Cross bracelet- eBay, $2.14
Shoes:    Pointed heels- Basic Vamp Zara

 Hair + Photos by Ellen of MintGreenSubmarine 
My good friend Ellen and I took a trip up to Frisco this weekend for a quick getaway from our responsibilities, but we did manage to snap a couple photos for our blogs. I tried to pack as light as possible for the trip, so instead of bringing some bulky jeans, or trousers I'd have to iron, I brought this structured pleather skirt which takes up a lot less space, weighs almost nothing, and is extremely comfortable to wear.  I paired it with a loose, bright blouse and some solid- colored heels which, I admit, were a bit hard, but at a height I could walk around in all day.

For traveling, I tend to prefer pleather material because in case I spill something on myself (I'm so clumsy) or get it dirty whilst taking the Muni or other public transportation, I know I'll be able to clean it with a wet paper towel. That's also why I love coated canvas or Saffiano leather (think Louis Vuitton Neverfull or Prada tote) handbags for everyday, on-the-go handbags. Bringing lambskin or cloth/canvas handbags (think quilted Chanel flaps or a Gucci canvas Boston) make me so nervous, unless it's for a short outing where I'm just in and out of my car.

Where do you go for a quick weekend getaway?

13 notes:

Sophie said...

You look so pretty and I love the colours in your top! :) xxx

I left my heart in Miami

JanM ♥ said...

You look lovely!


anurbanexplorer said...

Looks like you guys had so much fun! I'm jelly! I have the same Zara heels in gray and now youre making me wish i got the purple ones as well!


The Sparkle Girl said...

CY I love your top and the shoes! So chic! LOVE!

s said...

amazing leather skirt! xO!


Suzie Q said...

I love the top, the colors are so pretty. You styled the entire outfit perfectly!

Suzie Q

Milla F said...

wow you look so great! really love your shoes!

xoxo milla

Ellen H. said...

D'awwww, warms my cold cold heart.

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Chantal said...

Beautiful outfit! Love it.
Shall we follow each other? Let me know.


Aeroplane and Apparel said...

Ohhhh very nice. Love the photos. Hope we get to follow each other!


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