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June 05, 2009

FIRST DAY OF SUMMER

Today I hung out with my mom, my sister, and my cousin at Northpark to have some lunch and do some shopping. Yesterday was our last day of school, so we were sort of celebrating the beginning of summer...I almost wimped out and stayed home (because I got like, three hours of sleep last night!) but I'm glad I didn't because it was one of the funnest times I've had in a long time-they make me laugh so hard.  


Mom and I picked out outfits together this morning...she has been eager to debut a breathtaking Christopher Kane dress. 
WOW.
 It's a total collector's piece-I'm in awe of it. It feels incredible too! She says she'll let me borrow it sometime. Obviously not an offer I'm going to resist!!


The genius of this dress is that such a compellingly bizarre and barbarous statement has been put on such a conservative canvas....such dichotomy allows for some pretty reckless styling! This dress could seriously go with everything.
Today Mom paired it with vintage Levi's and Yves Saint Laurent cage booties today. (and her usual Ray Ban aviators and Prada tote)



After gassing up, we had a tasty lunch at La Duni.


My cousin Sidney on the left and sister Carol on the right!


After lunch...shoe shopping....lots of shoe shopping. There is more where this came from, but sadly my camera battery ran out...!


These Yves Saint Laurent cage heels are mine-I'm in love with them! I much prefer these to the mid-calf cage ankle boot. The velvet bow is genius.

Another shoe purchase...I've been lusting after these since day one! I can't seem to resist anything western-inspired. Guess it's just my undying appreciation for Texas...I've always had a thing for cowboy boots.

These are next level, though. The clean lines of this shoe, the double platform, that industrial-strength zipper-these Givenchys mean business....they're total shit-kicking shoes. Not to mention they are very comfortable for walking.



Today I wore a new dress I picked up at Seven in New York. The dress is Henrik Vibskov. I grabbed it because it was a total steal....and because I couldn't resist the hypnotizing print. I'm not even kidding, staring at this dress made my eyes hurt after a while today.






My headphones are from Eskuche for those who have asked!


And because everyday needs a soundtrack-today I choose Logic System's 1982 LP Venus.

Venus

Have a great summer everyone.
xo Jane

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Photo of EMILIE

I LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOVE your Yves Saint Laurent cage heels !!!!!!!!!!!!!

Photo of Patricia Ann

It's interesting how you sometimes write about your Mom when it comes to clothes that she's bought. It makes me feel like your Mom is a bit hesitant at times to share stuff. I mean, nothing wrong with that of course, it's sort of just a normal thing between females. But, is it true? :)

Your cousin has really nice blue eyes. Are those real?

Photo of Juliet

your mum has a gorgeous style!!! totally in love with everything!

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Photo of lisa from london

love those shoes - the unexpected velvet ribbon is genius!! adds the element of surprise.

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Photo of Malene

Hi It's a Henrik Vibskov dress... Here is a link to his webshop
http://www.the-v-store.com/view.aspx?flat=2207

Photo of Alexandra May

Where did you get those headphones? I LOVE GOLD!

Photo of Wendygital

Totally love the way how your mom styled that awesome kane dress with the vintage levi's and the cage booties! Just PERFECT!
Oh, the Givenchy shoes... Congrats on getting them! They're stunning!
Looks like you all have a lot of fun together.
What an adorable family! :-)

Photo of jayne STOP IT RIGHT NOW

first off, super uber jealous of the kane dress!

and your outfit, i love really simple outfits that have great detail upon closer examination. you win.

Photo of Brigadeiro

OMG! I'm in LOVE LOVE LOVE with your Mom's and your YSL caged heels! Absolutely amazing!

And that dress from Seven is amazing! Love it! :)
xx

Photo of Anni

mm, chistopher kane dress - brilliant! so jealous.

Photo of Alice

wow, i love that dress! and the cage heels looks= so good on you! btw, your mom WOULD have the much lusted-for christopher kane dress. damn!

p.s. your cousin's eyes are so fierce!

Photo of fashion roadkill

Seriously love the cage heels. The velvet bow is a great detail. I also prefer these to the bootie. The dress print is really psychedelic and I like the yellow underneath.

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Photo of Punkie

AMAZING SHOPPING! your mother is so beautyful!

Photo of Moda Cadısı

OMG, this dress is one of my favorite pieces of this season,I'm green with envy :)) I love Givenchy boots, too :)

Photo of Selly

You mom's dress is so WOW!!!! I love it so much... Two thumbs up for it... :))
You all look gorgeous....

Photo of Meg

Your dress is effing killer. I love it to death. The last picture of you is so badass.

Photo of Sarah

wow, nothing less then stellar for your family! Absolutely phenomenal really!!


And those shoes....wow, there are no words.

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Photo of Kristina

Oh I love that Christopher Kane dress,its looks really good on your mom!and the shoes..IM SO ENVY! :D

Photo of Kaylene

LOGIC SYSTEM! One of the best bands EVER!!! I'm not at all surprised you're into them, considering other music you have mentioned in previous posts. I'm on the lookout for some Yellow Magic Orchestra, I'm guessing you're into them no doubt?

-Kaylene

Photo of ragil mega

Nice outfit you got there.. and LOVE the new shoes..
and how cool is your mom's dress. I'm a little scared though, the creature on it looks real!

Photo of MM

I love your entire look , you are definatly one of the few American teenagers with real style .

Photo of Taru Tuomi

yes, your heels with the velvet ribbon are gorgeous. Did not find them in my YSL boutique though. Thinking of getting the cage platform sandals in black patent though.

Photo of mr. freddy's mom

omg! omg! omg!
you ladies are sooooo gorgeous!
i love your mom's top! it drives me crazy!
jane, you look so cute in that dress!
and your cousin is so beautiful!

Photo of Poppy

Don't gte me wrong, love the Christopher Kane dress. But I always think something so instantly iconic can instantly date it - maybe 'date' is the wrong word. I suppose I mean I wouldn't wear something so instantly recognisable ...

anyone else agree, or care to put it more eloquently?!

xxx

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Photo of amy williams

I swear, ever since you re-started this blog, it has got better and better.
The clothes and shoes in this post seriously are the best, I mean THAT C.Kane dress, 2 styles of the YSL Cage shoes AND those amazing Givenchy booties....you two have exquisite taste!!

Photo of La Coccinelle du Sud

Amazing outfit ! Yves Saint Laurent cage heels <333333

Photo of StyleAntagonist

Loving YSL shoes, Sidney & Carol's smile & Givenchy's shoes!

Photo of Hortense

the yves st laurent's cage boots are the only shoes I want right now, maybe I could kill for having it!!!!!

Photo of Bea

your cousin reminds me of ashley olsen.:p

Photo of stylecrusader

Cant believe your mom has that CK dress! It's pretty amazing. And i love all Givenchy shoes in general, theyre just on a whole other level.

Photo of L

Your outfit is sublime. Also cannot get over those luscious cage heels and your moms Christopher Kane dress. Ugh it hurts.

And Jane, what are those amazing earphones!?

Photo of Emma

The cage heels and the Christopher Kane dress are both perfection.

Photo of Romi

WOW! I love everyhing in thes post!!!!! Those dresses are beyond amazing!!!!
You can wear yours form both sides, right? Love your cowboy boots. The YSLs are fabulous too.

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Photo of Celine

I L O V E T H E D R E S S !!
i'TS AWESOME!

Photo of Noelle + Kendall

The caged heels are killer, we can't wait to see how you'll be wearing them!

Photo of Rianna Bethany

Great bit of stripeyness going down!
Rianna Bethany xxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Photo of Intreegue

Love the tee your mom's wearing!

Photo of Nini's Style

Love the new shoes Jane!!!!! Judy's Christopher Kane dress is 2d4. Only people with a strong personality can pull it off and your mom is the only person can do it... You look so cute in your gold head phone :)...
xoxoxoxo
Nini

P.S: It was nice seeing you yesterday.

Photo of Ilanka

Wow, amazing shoes. Love the YSL! There are amazing!
X, www.fashion-nerdic.blogspot.com

Photo of Tracy Bristol

Your photography is always wonderful. I love that you captured your mom pumping gas.

Photo of Bisou-joue

great outfit ! your YSL caged heels are stunning !

Photo of Ann

wonderful post Jane! <3
Your cousin's eyes seems to jump out of the screen!
Anyway, your mum sort of resembles Daphne Guinness. Have you heard of her? She's pretty iconic with fabulous hair!

Photo of Ariel

Both dresses are aweseome! Great style must be in your genes!!! I love the bird cage shoes on your mom and the ones you bought. So cool!

Photo of chicfaced

i "get" the Kane dress, but am i the only one who is terrified of it? yes? ok :)

love those cage heels AND those freaking headphones - you are too cool for school, jane! (har har har).

Photo of Damsels

Maybe others have seen your mom but not i .
i was super excited
that gorilla shirt is so incredible
http://weweredamsels.blogspot.com/

Photo of Hélène

You look adorable!! I'm so jealous of your shoes purchases!

Photo of yui

what brand are your headphones? ive been looking for a hi-tech pair and i really love yours

Photo of gennie

omg the kane dress looks amazing on judy!!

i love the print of your dress and those givenchy boots are killer!

Photo of Prêt-à-Porter P

i like the swirly print dress!

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