Sunday, October 31, 2010

Happy Halloween!

In honor of Halloween, I thought I would find some cool Halloween inspired pieces. Urban Outfitters has a great section of their website dedicated to Halloween - check it out! You can still wear some of these post-Halloween to add an edgy vibe to your fall outfits!

Saturday, October 30, 2010

Inspired by...

Ever since I saw this Louis Vuitton cape/poncho that Kate Hudson wore to the Tribeca Film Festival I have been dying to find something similar to it without breaking the bank. Here are some cool options...

Friday, October 29, 2010

How to wear...Cargo Skinny Jeans!

Cargo skinny jeans seem to have taken over! They can be found everywhere -I have even seen some really cute ones in Forever 21. I am always really tempted to buy them, but I have noidea how to wear them. After doing some intense research (online shopping!), here is what I came up with...

If you're feeling a little daring they also come in cheetah print!

Covet Modal Wrap Tunic from Urban Outfitters

"Fashion is about fusion and interesting contradictions" - VV Brown

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Halloween - How to be Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga is definitely going to be a popular costume this Halloween. I thought I would do a little research to find out how to copy all of the super bizarre things she wears. Here's what I found:

Meaty Lady Gaga

I don't know about you, but I'm not really into wearing real meat. I feel that it would leave a smell that I could never get off. But if you really liked the all meat outfit that Gaga wore to this year's VMAs, here is how you can replicate it meatlessly. Click on the images to go to the website :)


Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Totally Tubular Threads Fashion Show

On October 16, 2010 we were at The Shops at Montebello to present an 80's inspired "Totally Tubular Threads" fashion show. All of the clothes worn by the models were from shops in the mall, such as Forever 21, Charlotte Russe, Macy's, and many more.

The show featured 8 songs and each had a different 80's look to showcase. For example: the song "Maniac" had a lot of workout gear, and "Heart of Glass" was 80's prom themed. Other songs in the show were "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun," "Rock the Casbah," "Its my Life," etc.

It is amazing how so many pieces really looked like they were actually from the 80's, but they are available for everyday people to buy and wear NOW! The huge, frizzy hair and colorful make-up was also super cool. It made me wish that I lived in the 80's!

Rather than trying to explain everything, here are some cool pictures for your eyes to feast on.

BTW, Halloween is coming up...just saying...

Monday, October 25, 2010

Dear Readers

My name is Anna - the new intern at Itsola.

Since I have just inherited this blog, I thought that I should share a little bit about myself. Here are some random fun facts about me:

- Born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
- Raised in Kapolei, Hawaii
- Junior at the University of Southern California - FIGHT ON!
- Major: English Literature
- Minor: Theatre - I'm taking a really awesome costume design class right now :)
- I was involved in a lot of theatre in middle school and high school - my favorite roles were Lady Olivia in Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, Liesl von Trapp in The Sound of Music, and Patty Simcox in Grease
- My closet is filled to the brim, but I still feel like I have nothing to wear
- My favorite movie of all time is Sophia Coppola's Marie Antoinette
- If I could eat one food for the rest of my life it would be a peanut butter and banana sandwich - Yum!
- I change my mind about what I want to be when I "grow-up" everyday - here are the latest: costume designer, magazine editor, chef (I recently have enjoyed making soup, last night I made French Onion Soup), and teacher
- Obama recently came to a rally at USC and I saw him for a few seconds while standing on my tippy toes
- I worked at the Census Bureau this past summer
- I interned in the E! News Bureau last spring, but I never got to see Ryan Seacrest :(
- I have blue eyes and red hair (YES, I have heard all the jokes)

That's all I can think of for now.

Since Itsola is on a break for now, I'll be blogging about all things fashion as much as I can for the rest of this semester!