Shayla. San Rafael, California. October 2015.
I spotted Shayla from my car, she was picking her kids up from school. Her nails, crop-top and high bun got my attention. Shayla’s boys were such great participants.
In Mara fashion, I pulled over illegally, put my hazards on (doesn’t that make everything legal?) and chased after Shayla. What was it about this mom that grabbed my attention? I think her accessories..and in Marin County, it’s rare to see a glimpse of funky style – that’s not bohemian (well except on me).
White Haute Nails. I’m such a lover of long nails – I know that many of you think of New Jersey in the 1980’s (nothing wrong with that by the way). But the 2015 version of long nails are high fashion – check out the runways. Thanks to Beyonce, Rihanna and Jennifer Lopez..long nails have modernized and are HAUTE.
When I sported them, my own mother thought they were very Mafia wife..but I pulled them off, even in Marin – where I was the only person with these long, pointy white (and sometimes gold) nails. In NYC, I looked like everyone else in the East Village..
Small neck tattoo. Once again, I adore these little tattoos.
Happy family = the best style around. So happy Shayla is pulling off this cute crop-top, even after having kids.
Remember when I had these amazing nails? Issue is I couldn’t do basic things, such as typing on an iPhone – Shayla obviously has strong fine motor skills.
Shayla is walking all over town..so she needs stylish and comfortable kicks, like these high-top red Vans.