Sunday, August 30, 2009

I've moved!

Hello dear GARCON NOIR readers.
I've decided to venture to bigger and better things, so you can now find my on tumblr:
My new site is called STREET SOPHISTICATO. I weeding through all of my old post and picking and choosing which ones to carry over to tumblr because I really think the blog's had a very successful summer. So stop by my new tumblr page, leave a comment or two...or three, and follow me!

Saturday, August 15, 2009

La Roux

I discovered La Roux while I was watching It's On With Alexa Chung a few weeks ago, and I immediately began to look up and listen to more of this British group's songs. Bulletproof is by far my favorite, and the video is so visually haute.

LB_look of the week

Damien V.
19 yrs old
Who likes short shorts...and oversized deep v-necks...and big bulky boots...and shiny sequin jackts???
I do!
And Damien does too

on my wishlist

My obsession for all things American Apparel continues, and my obsession for all things shiny is starting to blossom. All while I worked at AA last year, I never paid this jacket too much attention, but now that I look at and see how it closely follows a lot of the trends for fall, I'm now dying to buy this jacket. AA's Shiny windbreaker is the perfect jacket for early fall because it's thin, and would be a really good layering piece for light sweaters or tee's. Plus, this is a great "starter" jacket before I buy a leather one for the cooler autumn days.This fun jacket would be just right for the day, but also could be dressed up and look soo good for going out at night. Now, all I need is $58 so I can buy it!

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Sir GaGa

So Lady, or shall I say Sir GaGa is a hermaphrodite. I always knew there was something different about her that I couldn't figure out, but never did I guess that she had her very own disco stick. It doesn't change the way how I feel about her music, and I could care less if she was born with boy parts... and neither does she:

"It’s not something that I’m ashamed of, just isn’t something that I go around telling everyone. Yes. I have both male and female genitalia, but I consider myself a female. It’s just a little bit of a penis and really doesn’t interfere much with my life. The reason I haven’t talked about it is that it’s not a big deal to me. Like come on. It’s not like we all go around talking about our vags. I think this is a great opportunity to make other multiple gendered people feel more comfortable with their bodies. I’m sexy, I’m hot. I have both a poon and a peener. Big f*cking deal."

I still love her wacky style and crazy personality, so if she's fine with it, then so am I...but I must say, it is still a little weird.

Check out the video clip below(you can see it at 1:10), and see what caused all the hoopla concerning Lady GaGa's little friend

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

zara f/w 2009

This is posted on every other blog, so I started to feel left out. So, here it is...Zara's new campaign for the upcoming Fall/ Winter seasons (with the exception of a few...these are my favorite). Everything is stellar, and I love it all...especially the 1st and 3rd looks.

Friday, August 7, 2009

LB_look(s) of the week

19 yrs old.
24 yrs old.
I couldn't crown just 1 look as my favorite Lookbook look of the week, because I saw these 2 awesome looks.
Rodrigo pulls his eurochic look off so effortlessly. I really like his shorts, and I love how all the colors look so good together, although all are different shades of blue. The ankle socks with the flats are classic, and everyone who knows me, knows that I'm a fan of longsleeved tops with shorts.
Blanca's bag and belt really make her look come to life. The detail of the belt is amazing, and the fringed purse was the icing on this cobalt blue cake. Blanca looks like she read my blog and decided to have an Indian Summer too (one could only wish, right?)!

Monday, August 3, 2009

don'tcha wanna dance?

Someone please tell me why this song has been stuck in my head for nearly a week? I find myself singing this at the most random's really starting to annoy and upset me. lol.

Oh well, Whitney's making a comeback at the end of this month, so I guess I can let is slide for now ;)

too legit

As you all may know by now, I'm not afraid to play around with fashion and different trends, so it's no surprise that I jumped on the harem pant bandwaggon. I used to own a pair (and I still do) that my good friend Shanice made for me last winter, but I had to retire them recently because I wore them out so much that they now have holes! They struck a lot of attention around campus (both positive and negative), but I didn't care...I just loved them so much. Well, as a gift to myself, I purchased a these new harem pants from American Apparel last week (for only $40), and I'm in love all over again. These pants are amazing, look amazing, and fit amazing in all the right places. They're tight around the leg and low in the crotch, making them easy-breezy for the summer weather. I love pairing mine with a tank or a button down tucked in, but they also look great with just a fitted tshirt. I'm sure that within the next few months I'll have to buy another replacement pair of harem pants, but sadly by then, they'll be retired in the hall of fame of "Fashions of Decades Past" like they were after MC Hammer sported his in the 90s. So go get yours and have a blast before these pants become fashion history yet again!

Sunday, August 2, 2009

LB_look of the week

18 yrs old
Pretty obvious as to why I like this, so there's no need for an explaination.