Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Paint it Black


Without realizing it, I stepped outside in giant, oversize layers. I guess when it's cold out, THE BIGGER THE BETTER. I can wear this Joie coat over just about anything! I covet this label as it's bohemian and classic all at the same time. Not to mention, it's oh-so-perfect for just about anything and everything. Here I am snapped early one morning during a weekend in Philly. What I love about weekends is the fact that I don't have to dress for anyone...not for castings, not for work, not for events. And they're normally the clothes I love most. For weekends like these, I always just grab whatever I see first and stuff them into a small carry-on bag. Messy, thrown together looks just kind of happen. Here I went a bit gothandidontgiveashit by throwing on a cropped knitted sweater, a very sheer black maxi skirt, along with a great pair of nubby tights complete with my favorite scruffy boots. Phewww, layering is well, exhausting, especially when you want to write about it. But as I'm home for the holidays in LA, you'll find me in quite the opposite. Lightweight cardigans and big floppy hats are dominating my wardrobe at the moment (THANK YOU WEST COAST WEATHER) and I'm loving how everything just did one big flip flop. Coming up? A little bit more sunshine and color.

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87 comments:

Yasmeen said...

Love that sheer skirt :) I'm not psyched for the cold weather; somehow I feel like a blizzard is coming any minute >_>


Yasmeen
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VALERIE WANG said...

can't see clearly what u wear but still freaking gorgeous!

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xxxx

modern Suburbanites said...

gorgeous skirt!

Katie said...

You look stunning! You have one hell of a pair of boots! Even though you say it's thrown together it doesn't look it! I understand though, cosy layers are the best for those days when you can have a bit of time to yourself.

lucylu. said...

gorgeous photos, i love it. (:

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Charmaine Cowland said...

I love your boots, such an easy item to through with everything, gorgeous outfit!

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Chenna said...

I really like your boots!

Chenna xoxo
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Sandra Merino said...

nice look Natalie!

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Soha♥ said...

So beautiful girl and lovely outfit! ♥XOXO

Mary said...

LOVELY OUTFIT DARLING!!






MUCH LOVE FROM ITALY
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the sparkling dust said...

you look gorgeous!! xx

L'art said...

You look breathtaking no matter if your photos/ clothes are in black and white or in lots of rainbow colors :D

Biser Sable said...

nice photos :)

Inside my head and wardrobe said...

love your skirt and those boots!

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garde said...

incredible pics. i like a lot the first, you are in this like a ancient actress....really i hope you work a lot like a model because you impress me a lot in each post
kisses
fran

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Raspberry and Rouge said...

You look amazing in all black! XO Rebecca

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Fashiable said...

Beautiful black-white photos! You look great, as always!


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ediot said...

such a nice outfit
loving the all black. in different materials.
and i do love that song too.(paint it black)
x

Mila said...

Oooooh Natalie, I love this look and photos!

lisa signorini said...

amazing Natalie!!

I love the pics in black and white!

new outfit post on my blog: I'm waiting for your comment!
kiss
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Style Servings said...

Gorgeous! Love these pictures and this look!

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Annika said...

i need that skirt!!

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Golden Cheer Grahams said...

such nice pictures !

lifeisamaze said...

Great outfit and beautiful photos !
:)

The Fancy Teacup said...

Such hauntingly beautiful b&w captures. x

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Life by Alice said...

wow!!! i love this skirt! i want one for new yars eve!
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Flashes of Style said...

Such an amazing casual look! <3

xoxo,

Bonnie

hannahalehandra said...

I love black and white photography. On you, Natalie, it's divine. Thank you for the always kind comments on my blog. Much love, from England.
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Sonia said...

why so beautiful?
<3

Carmen said...

wow amazing pics! just discovered your blog and following it now :)

love it :)

XO, Carmen
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SAMANTHA said...

everybody is a little goth sometimes, perfect winter weekend outfit - can't wait to see more colors though!


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BerryHaute said...

adore those b&w pics
BerryHaute

Cristiana Nunes said...

I love your flowy skirt and the boots, the oversized coat! Great style!

lacoquettedumode said...

I can't get enough of that sheer skirt!

XX Kathryn
http://lacoquettedumode.wordpress.com/

Monse Fuentes said...

amazing pictures!




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Angi said...

nice pictures!! you are beautiful!!!
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Kiwi's Fashion Blog said...

Black dnd white gives a completely different feel! Love it!

Vicky said...

So wonderful!

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annalisa said...

these picture are soooo beautiful!
you're gorgeous!

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Emma, Ella! said...

I totally love the boots!!! Come check out my new post :)

xo Emma

The Factory said...

Just ...wow!

xoxo

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Joana said...

Great pics! Beautiful skirt!

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Emmy said...

It's cold where I am, and this outfit is just perfect for our weather here. Love that Joie coat:)

Aida said...

You look stunning, love the skirt!!


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eDina said...

beautiful but so sad ):)


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MªJosé Fernández said...

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MUAK

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Isabel said...

Love it love it love it!
Just amazing, as always :)

xx Isabel

Lena said...

Amazing outfit. Very pretty...:-)

mary said...

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love the skirt but i would never wear it in this cold weather :d
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Ana Magdalena said...

amazing outfit. so cozy!

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Marie said...

Beautiful pics!
x

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Tariro said...

I love your skirt!
xo,
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olya chess said...

lovely outfit, natalie !!
xo

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Irene Buffa said...

amazing outfit!
i really love the skirt

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EUKENE RIAÑO said...

Awesome photos ! Love your skirt !

Justalazymorning said...

i loooove the skirt!
xoxo

Bri said...

Love the skirt!
xx

SUNDAYROSE said...

AMAZING !!! .. LG DENISE<3

Zara said...

Love the skirt and coat!
I feel like that too in winter,layering is my favourite sport.
xx

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onbeauty said...

hi natalie! really like the combination maxi skirt+ biker boots, really nice! hope the last week of 2011 its being nice to you!
have a nice evening!
it's almost new year's eve!
xx
anna

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Dark Blue Stripes said...

Love the all black. Great boots.

Christie

Dark Blue Stripes

kathy said...

love the photos :)
the skirt is gorgeous
you look amazing!
xxx

Jade said...

Can't go wrong with an all black outfit. Sexy, simple and a little mysterious xx

Laura said...

you look beautiful

pinkmate said...

Great black & white photos! Love those boots!

Vanessa

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Tina said...

Love it, especially how you didn't even have to try!!

-Tina.

Gabriella Olivia said...

wow. you look as awesome as always! love those boots <3


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Page Song said...

i love your coat and your boots!!!
page

My said...

love it love it love it! happy holidays darling!

Christeen said...

Wow! you look so great - the sheer skirt is awesome with the shoes.


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lucia m said...

LOVE IT!!

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The life after said...

Very cute outfit!! You look great.

The Life After

Don't Think Twice said...

love total black! love your outfit natalie!!! really stunning^^


xx, Rache1♥

eloiselabetise said...

Beautiful outfit! I love your boots, your skirt and your coat! xxx

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Rosa said...

Lovely pics!

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Jeans Please! said...

Love Ur outfits so much!

vogueno5 said...

beautiful skirt !

the nyanzi report said...

cool pics.

cecilie andrea torp said...

love these photos! whitch lence do you use? kisses

C.A.R. said...

Nice :)

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Roseanne said...

Love this grunge/emo look.You pull of every outfit quite well.
x

Chelsea Elizabeth. said...

I love how you make things work when you just throw everything together! Great skirt

<3Chelsea Elizabeth

thestyleflux said...

Love your skirt!

Kaye
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Laura said...

You look awesome honey! I love this outfit

Xoxo
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jas said...

beautiful pictures

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seekingstyleblog said...

Lovely pictures - you always look so great!

xo Jennifer

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joaninha said...

After spotting your Rebecca Minkoff Cupid bag from a few photos I have to admit I'm utterly gobsmacked by the color. It's absolutely gorgeous. Is there any chance that you remember what the name of the color was? (Honestly I don't think I've ever been so besotted with a color of a bag.) Is it oxblood or a different color? THANK YOU if you reply. :)