Monday, November 7, 2011

A Little Velvet





(Hallelu bloues and kimono, Volcom jeans, Vintage hat, Accessorize rings, Rebecca Minkoff bag)

For fall, one texture I love is velvet. Recently I scored this awesome kimono style cardigan and I love the splash of different colors. It's always nice having a few of these pieces to easily throw on over something super simple just to spruce things up a bit. It kind of takes me back to the 70's. The velvet, fringe, and popping print, sort of makes me miss California and the beach culture I grew up with. It's very Venice Beach/Santa Monica. Speaking of which, already planning my trip back to LA for Christmas! Already, mid-November is approaching. Time is going by waaaaay too fast at the moment. I've been living in New York for just over 5 months, but it feels like I've been here forever. Quickly, this city is already feeling like home. Never did I think I'd adjust so smoothly! My friends still call me an "east coast soul." Riiiiiiiight :)

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147 comments:

Nevena R said...

This is gorgeous!

maggie said...

That velvet kimono is so gorgeous! I love the colors~ Christmas in LA sounds super fun.

xx maggie
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Miss Lou said...

WOWWWWW Nat!! I always love your outfits!!!! this orange blouse it's SO STUNNING AND THE SHOES AMAZING!!! really love your style!!!

BESOS FROM BARCELONA!

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annalisa said...

ohh goshh love the detailss xx

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Blesstheit said...

Wow, amazing autumn colors, I love them! You look georgeous!!! Kisses

Juli Photo Diary said...

LOVELY NATALIE!!!

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Nafissa said...

Like it !

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Bisous

Mary said...

WOOOOW SUCH A LOVELY PICS ^^



MUCH FROM MARY ♥


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Julie Khuu said...

Hippie Chic! Love how the light catches the barely there red velvet texture of that gorgeous topper! Definitely a look I'd rock in a second save for the fact SoCal is soooo friggin' cold right now...need some faux fur to anchor the look fo'sho!

xo-Julie
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Victoria said...

Amazing outfit altogether. Love the pops of color and how the light hits the velvet! Lovely lovely lovely. :)

-V

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Bow Tied Beauty said...

Thanks so much for your comment :) You have an amazing blog, I really love the style and design and especially you outfit posts! I'm now following :) I'd be so flattered if you could follow me too.

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Tori said...

Great look! I love the heels!!

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Yarden said...

amazing look! i love the kimono!

Jerome C. said...

gosh love your style dear <3 totally awesome, i envy you about NY and i hope you go back home soon on LA <3


nice blog btw, i'm following you now!
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Thu Nguyen said...

Such a great velvet Kimino! You look beautiful!

Ms.Fashionista said...

Velvet is the BEST!!

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xo

Pats Krysiak said...

I seriously love the blouse! That's the first thing I noticed. The cardigan is gorgeous too! I am going home for Christmas too! :-)



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Stephanie said...

Beautiful outfit. The light caught the colors in the shawl so perfectly. I love velvet too. You look gorgeous!

Song Anh said...

I so love that the tones in the velvet kimono cardigan matches the purse. The detailing on the cardigan is brilliant! I'm not sure but from the photos, it appears to have velvet detailing but the cardigan itself is sheer?

Cup of Fashion

Katie's Bliss said...

Love your bag! The color is perfect for fall!

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The Fancy Teacup said...

You look absolutely lovely in those autumn rich colors. That kimono is a gem. I'm pretty excited about going back to L.A. for Christmas, too!

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Nanangel said...

Love the bag and the colors

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Emily Ulrich said...

Who doesn't love the excuse of fall to wear velvet? Love the color palette!

Emm said...

You're too cool Nat!
Just looking at photos from when Nicole (GPV) was in New York with you. Looks like you all had so much fun!

-Em
SPIN DIZZY FALL

Erica said...

interesting piece! I have never seen anything like it...

Erica
In the Light of Style

Mamen-Must Have said...

Hello Natilie!! your blouse it´s beautiful!!! I like this look!!!

Today in Must Have blog have a new outfit!!!

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kisses

Jada said...

I love all the different colors and textures of fall fashion too! Having an east coast soul ain't so bad ;)

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jas said...

great colours - the orange is so good on you

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couturing said...

Ugh, yes <3 I am loving all the velvet I'm seeing lately. Great jacket and great bag!

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karin said...

Beautiful pictures, love your hat and your outfit.Kisses from www.stylepicture.blogspot.com

Mr. Taylor and his Lady said...

that blouse is simply stunning. You are rockin' it girl, as usual!!
xo TJ

Hannah said...

love you natalie!!!

come visit my blog! i just started it and i need some advice

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Dom said...

Love the deep saturated colors of your bag and cardigan. So chic.

Under the Fluorescents said...

velvet is also my favorite fabric for fall! i just got a velvet skirt from Free People and I love it. i die over your purse in every post its in!

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Jen S. said...

Love the little velvet....so cute!

jen
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the sparkling dust said...

that kimono looks amazing! love your orange top and shoes! xx

♥Run With Fashion♥ said...

Oh man, looove your orange top!!!
I LOOOVE THE AWESOME POCKET! VERY COOL! :D ♥
Love your bag as well. :)

-Eliza

Emmy said...

Another great outfit, Natalie. I'm really liking that kimono:) That's my new must-have.

Kaitlin Mattingly said...

how perfect is this look. love the pumpkin colored blouse and yes you're so right that velvet cardigan gives the look a PERFECT 70s vibe!
oh, and yay for coming home to california! it's freezing here now though hah.

xoxo katlin
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Aubrey and Melissa said...

Really, really beautiful! The colors play so nicely here and with that light, wow! Velvet is so beautiful most of the time and this is no exception.

Habiba. J said...

I love velvet, it really does remind me of the 70's. These photos are lovely and you're right time is going way too fast. I would love it if you checked out my blog, I have interesting fashion posts.

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J. Choudhury x

Veronika said...

love your bag and of course your style!!

fashioneggpplant said...

this outfit is just perfect! :)

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Lizzie said...

GORGEOUS!

xo
Lizzie
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Stamina said...

Beautiful!! Well, they say nothing like home! But I feel NYC like my home and I've never been there yet :)


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Laureen Gazio said...

That velvel kimono cardigan is gorgeous. Love the photos !

Nicole said...

Great outfit! Amazing bag:)

behindblueeyes said...

Awesome outfit! Your shoes rock!

Marie said...

You look gorgeous & this outfit is lovely!
x

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Kasia M said...

That kimono rocks! I love it :)

Coco :-) said...

I LOVE the bag and the KIMONO! The fringing at the bottom is really cool.

her persona said...

love the kimono. great colours

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Raspberry and Rouge said...

So pretty! Love how the colors work together! XO Rebecca

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Miss Oh' said...

That kimono is a star!
Love the complimenting colors in this outfit:)

x
Oh'

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nightatvogue.com said...

Beautiful full colors!

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Resty said...

Beautiful outfit;)


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Isabella said...

That kimono is really cool!

Isa

L'art said...

Love your bag and hat! Totally rock vs boho outfit!

Rebecca said...

ahh i can't wait to go home HOME for xmas too!

loving the hat too, good touch

Aida said...

You look beautiful! Great look! And I love velvet!


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ARLA AABBA said...

beautiful bag and beautiful you

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Lens & anything Else said...

so beautiful kimono...

love,
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herecomesthesun said...

I love velvet too. It looks great on your kimono!

Eva said...

LOVE your boho look! xoxo

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Eda. said...

As I've said many time before I absoloutly love that bag, I think it's the colour more than anything.
Anyway you look lovely as per usual darling.

Eda ♥

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Laura said...

so beautiful <3

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Whitney said...

love the colors!

whitney
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Bahia said...

I like your outfit but your bag is very wonderful!
I hope to see you in my blog
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kisses
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eleni said...

amazing shirt! i love that color! xx

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Noush said...

Thank you for your comment :)
I love this look specially the blouse it's really beautiful !

Virgit said...

Love the entired outfit so cool so edgy dear the orange blouse is a dream and the hat is just great kisses

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Memory Lane said...

Love Your Outfit!! :D

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Lubna said...

Lovely outfit! That orange distressed shirt is my favorite and that kimono/cape looks great with it :)

Lubna
ELLE VOX

India said...

you look amazing! love your bag!

hannahalehandra said...

Great outfit, Natalie! Love the velvet.xo http://hannahalehandra.blogspot.com/

Rosa said...

Love this outfit! great shirt and jacket... the bag and shoes!

kisses
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tasha faye said...

Natalie, i am loving you and these photographs and your wardrobe. x

Moda said...

Cardigan bellissimo!

yonosoyunaitgirl said...

Great look!! The blouse is wonderful! XOXO

the-caramel-lady said...

I love the last photo :) You are very beautiful ! :)

jiglycious said...

that kimono looks amazing!!

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Sher said...

The kimono looks amazing on you!!

Sofia said...

fabulous in velvet! i love those fall colors and the light
s

Dora said...

You always look fantastic!

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Michelle Lee said...

its socool how you can fit into both east and west coast easily
love this outfit so much
it looks so pretty on you :)

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Life by Alice said...

I love this blouse. It's perfect with the kimono.
you are so inspiration for me :)
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Lace and Tulle said...

I love your purse!! adore it! beautiful photos!!!

Rania Kelesidou said...

Love it - especially your stunning bag! <3

Gabi said...

love your outfit, looks fantastic!

Laura said...

As always you look great :)

Xoxo
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Caroline Robianto said...

I LOVE THIS LOOK!!!


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Justin Living said...

Hey Bestie! You're beautiful and I love you ... come play soon. XOXO

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KolettaS said...

this is amazing , love you and your style !!!

Mary said...

Omg!This outfit is fab!I love the color of your bag!
You forgot to add you to my followers,dear:(
I wait you:)
See you soon
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Lula+Lola said...

oh gosh i wish i could pull off that look!!! it looks super duper on you! :-) lula xo

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FashionFlirt said...

You look stunning girl, love your outfit!

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kisses, Jasmin

jess said...

I love the photos. The color of your blouse is wonderful.

Mariana said...

I love the cardigan and the bag.
And I love the colors combination.

Audrey said...

ooh, obsessed with your bag! www.casualglamorous.com

El sombrero de tía Mónica said...

you're style is magical

anita_senorita said...

loved it!

Shelly said...

Colors are perfect for this seasons, this orange like pumpkin and the burgundy :)

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Babi said...

ty so much for your sweet comment~~ ^_^ ! love ur style~~~

xoxo

Lischen said...

Great outfit!
I really, really like the locations where you're making your photos!

xxx

Cheska said...

I agree, velvet is such an autumn texture... so rich and warm. I love your bag as well, again perfect for autumn!
I know what you mean about time going too fast, I feel like I just started university and I'm already doing grad applications for next year, madness. xx

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Isabel, Wake up & smell the azahar said...

To be honest, I don't really like full velvet clothes, but I love it as a little details, it's so beautiful in small portions.

Fashion Monstre said...

love that bag!

ML said...

Ahh, I wish I could just visit NY :) Super gorgeous outfit. Kimono caught my eye's attention, love its thin and light fabric! :)
thanks for your comment; it's amazing to see people with lots of followers still have time to respond to all =D

xoxo
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arrrtache said...

i absolutely love the fringes of your cardigan!

natalie nicole said...

Loving the look - especially the shoes! The cold weather has finally arrived in LA so hopefully it will stick around in time for Christmas :)

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Hanna & Christel said...

your outfit is so pretty and the pics are beyond amazing!!

<3

Two Happy Hearts said...

lovely! you look so adorable.

Derrar said...

wow! *_*
<3

Kiwi's Fashion Blog said...

Love the whole look!

lifeisamaze said...

Great outfit and I love the 4th photo !
:)

Mónica - Mes Voyages à Paris said...

Amazing look! The blouse is perfect and I love this velvet touch...
xoxo
Mónica

Evi said...

Love your style and outfit!! Amazing boots ;)

Evi xoxo

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Bianca said...

you are rocking my faves, velvet and mustards= love!

weasel said...

Oh this kimono is amazing, and love the bag

Erika said...

I always get so excited to check out your new looks! You never disappoint :)

-Love Erika
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~Chelsea said...

I absolutely adore the rich colour of your purse!

LUAR said...

This outfit is so lovely, you look gorgeous!
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LUAR

xx

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thestyleflux said...

Lovin all the details of that cardigan :)

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lucia m said...

love your bag and boots!!


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Elin Winblad said...

Your outfits are always so pulled together yet cool and distant. Love! I just bought a partial velvet top at a thrift store the other day, now I don't feel crazy for liking it! Mine is a multi colored leaf pattern.
Cheers!

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Josie said...

I LOVE your bag! Super gorgeous.
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Juliet Winter said...

i love your blog! I'm know your newest follower. Your style is incredible.

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t said...

Love the velvet!

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t said...

Love the velvet!

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Sara Cantero Costan said...

very nicee!
xoxo

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AlvianaKalin said...

I love this outfit!

xx,
Alviana

sarahsilly said...

amazing bag. i love your blog. just discovered you and cant. stop. clicking!!
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Alita Claudia Raisa said...

you look gorgeous and I love the outerwear! <3

Our Youth said...

You look GREAT as usual! xx

Ravenna Moreira said...

LOVE YOUR LOOK!!
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Life's a shoe said...

love the outfit! love the orange of your top!

Jen said...

i love this outfit - the colours are beautiful x

Lo said...

I am planning my trip home to la for christmas now too. However I have less of a distance to travel and I have the option to drive. (live in sf) so much planning involved though.
ps. That color orange looks fantastic on you. Love the whole outfit!
xo
Lo
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seekingstyleblog said...

love, love, love! as always, gorgeous!

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Nathalie said...

<3 bag

Lainey said...

I am totally loving all the fall colors in this outfit. Especially the textures. Velvet is probably one of my favorite textures. It's just so soothing.

Eve said...

super shirt!

Kimberly said...

love this look from head to toe! that kimono is amazing!

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alice san said...

I am totally loving the color of this outfit and that velvet kimono! omg....will die for it! haha:P

Nathalie said...

I love the velvet kimono!

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Backside Five said...

I'm with Kimberly and alice... sweet look. Love the straight hair.. boom!