Thursday, April 7, 2011

Outfit Post: BBQ and Shopping

John and I somehow successfully got every single one of our favorite loves over to our house last night for a delicous BBQ complete with flowing margaritas. After loads of hotdogs and hamburgers, we all gathered around to play Celebrity. The night was such a blast. My sister, her hubby, and our best family friend from Chicago slept over. We woke up to go eat at my favorite brunch spot, Grub and then went to stroll and shop in Larchmont Village. (If you live in LA and have not been to Grub... Go! It will change your life. It's a total hole in the wall). I hopped in one of my favorite stores of all time on Larchmont, Library, and spent way too much money. Oops. Let's just call it my "spring spree" I guess? I honestly don't know how to rationalize it! When Lize was in town last, I think we bought all the jewelery they had in the store. We made massive BFF bracelet stacks out of what we bought there! I will do a store spotlight on them later as I promised the owner I would! All their pieces are seriosuly unreal. All in all, it has been a pretty perfect 24 hours! Now I am just popping this quick post up for all you and off to work for a few hours. Then my weekend starts!!! Hooray!  Hope you all are having a fabulous day! Much love!

PS: I just woke up to several ecstatic texts from Liza exclaiming some very exciting news. Of course I would never keep it from you all! Refinery 29 Chicago Edition has featured us in their "Today's Hot Story" for "The Best Blogs in Chicago", (we are on page 5). This is such an honor and we are so happy to be making our hometown proud! Yay Chi-Town! We love you and are glad you are enjoying our blog! Much love to Refinery29 and Chicago's editor, Shani Silver!

X. Jewls

 Outfit Details: Tresics Lace Back Tee, Fleur Wood Tulle Skirt, Lena, Shashi, and Vintage Bracelets, Chanel, Noir, and Erin Wasson Rings, Agate Necklace and Gold Trinket Necklace made by me, Chanel Pink Cambon Necklace, Vintage Sunglasses, EUS Black Leather Studded Sneakers.

A few snaps from the BBQ:
 With my newest love, Erin. She is an amazingly talented writer and the creator of Go check it out! It is the best local LA website. So witty and well written! There is nothing that they don't cover! I am beyond addicted and read it every morning with my coffee. Not kidding.
With my sister, Allison and my surrogate sis Gaby. We grew up next to each other so we are basically all sisters. Love it.
Scott, Alfy and Clint. These three men complete me. My best freinds in the whole world. I don't know how I would have survived in LA without them, so this is a man BFF sandwich right here. I live for this photo.  Alll that was missing was my Lize. Come back boo! I miss you!

Outfit Details: Fleur Wood Romper, Erin Wasson Rings, Vintage Bangles, Shashi Stacked Bracelets, Chanel Stacked Rings


  1. love the glasses!! And I really love your outfit!! You are working it girl!! Also I totally loove those shoes!!
    xoxo asiahlynn

  2. cute outfit! great sunglasses!

  3. totally awesome. the sunnies are roundfully incredible. such a playful match up with the sneakers and skirt.

  4. Love how you wore tennies with that dress - too cute!

    xo Jess

  5. Adorable, Jewls! Looks like a fun time and you look like a model in that 3rd pic! Gorgeous.

  6. Hot!! Very Retro Barbie Chic! LOve it! XoXo

  7. aww!! i love you outfit~~~ it look cute and stylish~~:P

  8. Lookin' good girls! I love that pair of studded sneakers. SO awesome!!


  9. love your outfits!! take a look on my blog, there is a new collaboration, i think you could love it! :)

  10. i really love this outfit, i love the lace back of the shirt and those glasses are awesome!!

    <3 steffy
    Steffys Pros and Cons

  11. I love the lip colour and your rings are awesome too ;) cute :)

  12. Awesome! Your glasses are so cool.

  13. Awesome outfit, you're so cute!

  14. great pictures!!!

  15. the top is so original!!
    love it!

  16. love all these pictures! those studded sneakers and the sunnies are killer!


  17. Love the jumper, and I like the manwich :) Too cute.

    Congrats, (yet again!) on the Refinery post, what good taste they have!

  18. Love the Chanel necklace and the floaty skirt! That outfit just looks so comfy and airy. Hope you enjoyed the yummy sounding margs!


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