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March 14, 2009

out&about and other news

Two investment pieces I picked up on Friday: Bubble-hem swing skirt by Fifth Avenue Shoe Repair, Zebra print top by Junya Watanabe. I'm in love with them both.


Today my mom and my sister and I headed into Dallas to do some thrifting and get lunch. Pictures were snapped along the way. We hit three of our favorite thriftstores-St. Vincent's, Genesis, and an amazing Goodwill in Irving.




Worn with my Comme des Garcons sandals-these are seriousely some of the best shoes ever!


We stopped for lunch at Patrizio's-some of the best atmosphere and Italian food in Dallas.


After polishing off a vegetarian lasgna, I shared shared biscotti (dipped in chocolate of course) and cheesecake with my mom and Carol. Could barely get out of my chair after finishing. Kinda gross but sooooo tasty you guys!!





Stopped into Anthropologie to check out some furniture.
Clock my mom's new Comme des Garcons brogues-so jealous! Are you jealous?? I'm jealous! I mean I've never seen anything like them! So special. 



Yeah today was so much fun! We got some great stuff at the thrift store.
By the way-Atlantis Vintage is up and running, please pay a visit and check things out.

Spring break just started for me and I am so happy to not be in school. However I've got a lot to do this week and it's shaping up to be not much of a 'break'. Most of the things on my to-do list are pretty fun so I'm not complaining.

I'm going to be in Austin next week-I'll be there Thursday through Saturday. I'm hoping to catch up with some stylish SXSW concert-goers there, I'll be stalking around town with my camera. Shoot me an email if you're there and maybe we can catch up-hoping to attend some cool parties and snap pics.

xx jane

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i live in austin too! like amy commented above, pls let us know if ur going to be at a set place at a certain time. id love to meet my fave blogger! do you know if ur going to hit up any vtg shops? i remember you found a bunch of levis last time you went and im in need of some denim!

Photo of Karen

love love the skirt!!

Photo of a

why is it gross to eat untill you're full?

Photo of madziara

electric blue...:D..i like it

Photo of Pen

LOVE your outfit; your shoes are gorgeous! They look so perfectly plastiquey(:

Photo of AK

great outfit!!!! Looks like you had lots of fun! have a great spring break!

Photo of heini

Oh my god, I have never sent a comment you before but now I just really had to becoz your outfit is so UNBELIEVABLY AWESOME AND PERFECT ! ! ! <3 wowowwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww

Photo of LuLu

ooh gorgeous shoes & love the skirt!!! :D ~XOXO, lulu ♥

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hey jane1 i am in belgium right now in brussels on spring break and am hqving difficulty writing on a non=us keyboard :) tomorrow we are going to antwerp and we are so excited to go visit the dries van noten and ann de,ul,eester stores11 we*re so excited1

Photo of LuLu

awww thank you so much jane, that means a lot to me, coming from you!!! :D j'adore your blog, i saw it in teen vogue and became instantly addicted!!! keep up the amazing job dear!!! :))) ~XOXO, lulu ♥

Photo of agat

Hi :)
Colour of your shoes is totally amazing.
God i love blue
Greetings from Poznań, Poland :)

Photo of bridget

SXSW is aaahh-mazing. you'll love it! cant wait to see updates!

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Photo of k

i am so in love with the CDG electric blue sandels. if you know where if i can still get them pleeeeease tell me where.
and also check my new fashion blog
www.karlsays.blogspot.com
also i heart atlantis vintage, will you be adding garment periodically? all the great stuff i liked was already sold out. boo.
anyway love your stuff!!
muah.

Photo of Bline

Is your sister wearing Ben Simon Shoes?

Photo of Jane

Just so you know, I am so inspired by this blog. You take chances and don't care what people think, and have a refreshing and playful approach in your sense of style. I think it is fantastic that you totally transcend your age. Keep it up! :)

Jane

Photo of sarah

i live in a place where abercrombie and fitch is cool. everyone loves american eagle and hollister and everyone's closet is full of horizontally striped sweaters, uggs, and bows! everyone always straightens their hair and never leaves the house without their dooney and bourke handbags that they got on sale at tj maxx. i think your blog is very inspirational to people like me who don't want to follow every stupid trend and look like everyone else. the only problem is that i can't afford a ton of clothes and find myself often wearing the same old plain t-shirt and jeans. so i guess i could tell you that you look stunning like everyone else has done (which you do, please dont think that im saying that you dont) but i really am just asking you for help so... HELP!

Photo of raych

damn gurl, you rock my world. like an elepunk!

Photo of ava

Hi Jane! How are you? I love, love, love this.

Photo of Margarita

LOVE that dress, it is absolutely gorgeous and I wouldn't dream of parting with it either! You are so lucky!
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Photo of Samantha

junya wantanabe is one of my favorite designers, i'm so jealous of your beautiful clothes!

Photo of mayk

those heels are pretty amazing.

Photo of The Six Six Sick Girls

Love the Fifth Avenue Shoe Repair skirt---they're always a favorite of mine. When you're at SXSW, you should make sure to check out my friend Nanna's band, Oh Land, they're insanely good...

xxx,
Tiffany

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i love your skirt jane!! i also like how you matched your toes to your shoes =D.

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Photo of crystal

So glad you'll be coming to Austin! I'll keep an eye out for a fabulously stylish blonde girl with a camera... :)

Photo of Ziling

I wish i can rock pouffy bubbled skirt like you! You look fab! Im gonna go take a peek at your store now! ;)

Photo of Rose

Hello from Holland!
It's so funny, I stumbled (pun sort of intended) upon your blog after getting these shoes through yoox and trying to find out which season they were from. I lust after anything in this Yves Klein blue hue (my favorite collection EVAH is Viktor&Rolf's FW2002 'Long live the immaterial'), so I adore them! What's even better (if not for me...) they list them again in size 36 (about a 6), 37.5 and 38 for 260 euros (<350 US). AND in yellow and pink. YAY! I do hope it is not just a European listing (and yes, I know about those balenciaga heels from last year...) This blue has popped up in various places again this spring - happy me! Keep up the good work Jane (and Mom) - and support those hard working North-Italian shoemaking families (like I support the American apparel industry, it's a tough job but someone has got to do it ;o)).
BTW: Browns will be listing those YSL cage shoes (form your logo) soon. ROARRRRRRR.
Enjoy your happy feet!
Rose

Photo of Pixienish

My God! You can't beat the volume on that bubble skirt ;)

Photo of sarah

Do you not find the shoes a bit hmm * clumpy * to walk in?
stunning colour though,
I love the skirt !,,

Photo of Wendi Koletar

Hi Jane,

I'm a big fan of your site and your amazing style. I own Kick Pleat, in Austin: www.kickpleat.com
I'd love to meet you in person if you can swing by. We are located at 12th and Lamar.
Have a great time in Austin and at SXSW.

Sincerely,
Wendi Koletar
512.445.4500

Photo of Sandy

i LOVE the CDG shoes. checked Barneys- nothing online. looks like a special order????

Photo of Nubby

Cute skirt! And those shoes always look great with everything; such a unique color!

Photo of IT!

It's so much fun to see how Swedish design slowly starts to establish international! This outfit is great and the shoes are to die for.

Photo of Mille

My god, I LOVE the color of those shoes (AND the shoes in general) ! Simply amazing (And so is Comme des Garcons). And the skirt is lovely too ! : D

Photo of Lorena.F

I think i fell in love with your outfit. It is just... Perfect :)
Kisses from Paris.

Photo of jamieofalltrades

Sounds like fun! Have fun at SXSW, wish I was there.

Photo of Cindy

Hi! I love your mom's CdG brogues. Could you please post a photo of how they look from the side? From what season were they? I would love to get my hands on a pair. Thank you very much and keep up the wonderful posts!!

Photo of robert

I love this skirt! So FUN! Your mom's brogue's are amahhzing!

Photo of Camille

awesome shoes! beautiful!

Photo of marine

Hey girl!!
i added you as a friend on facebook!
i'm from France and i've been kind of obsessed with your blog for over a year now, and i'm soooooo disappointed you're going to Austin this week and not the week after, because i'm going back there (i used to be an exchange student there last year) and i would 've loved to meet you!

Photo of tamaki

You look gorgeous, Jane!! Love the boots and the sandals.
On a side not, I would like to know some online stores that are relatively or very cheap. Living in Turkey doesn't exactly give me the best thrift stores...
Thank you! And keep being lovely.

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Rachel Taliaferro March 17, 2009 at 09:03 AM

stop by the kvrxplosion party at Ballet Austin on Thursday night.It's a great lineup and it's being hosted by the university radio station, so there's bound to be some stylish college students there (myself included, hopefully). It'll be a great time!

Photo of kim

I have to say that you look amazing

Photo of Khristine

I'll be in Austin then as well. I don't have an actual pass, but my friends and I are hitting up some free shows. As for the night parties down there, most of the good ones are 21+ (and they DO card), but there's lots of other things to do anyways. I'm hoping to do a lot of shopping down there too. :)

Photo of chekka Cuomova

This is my very favorite outfit so far!! beautiful!!

Photo of christy

ohhhh that's a crazy skirt. *AM in love with it*

Photo of t.

i love those cdg shoes... i was watching the same pair on yoox for a while, just couldn't do it this time. looks great!!! now i wish i had gotten them.

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p.s.

how do they fit? are they true to size?

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