JLo Hair is Haute.. Edith.

unnamed-8

Edith. Aspen. Summer 2016.

unnamed-5

Edith has that Jlo glow.. she is gorgeous!!

unnamed-10

It’s all about the Hair. perfect beach hair, wavy with honey highlights.

unnamed-6

He’s so cute!!

unnamed-9

Always make sure those cutoff’s fit well – – like here on Edith, I need to be better with the fit-  I get them short and too baggy in the booty.

unnamed-7

 

Singin’ her Feelings. Haute in Brooklyn.

unnamed-4

Lucille Ghatti (far right) and Friends. Brooklyn.July 2015.

Lucille is a singer. She talks openly about her struggle loving the father of her baby, and him not reciprocating. The pain is so real, and her emotions so raw and truthful. It’s hard to share our pain – most of us like to pretend everything is perfect, that we’re happy all the time. But that’s impossible, isn’t it?

unnamed-2

I LOVE these friends! Lucille and her stylish crew walked by me in the Burrough Hill section of Brooklyn. Lucy told me she’s a singer and new mom.  Struggling with issues as a young woman raising a kid alone, Lucille shares her struggle through her music.  Lucille has quite a following because so many people can relate and feel something when listening to her voice.

Check Lucille out, https://soundcloud.com/lucilleghatti

unnamed-6

Looking like a fashion editorial in W – – these Ladies are so cool, I can’t take it, I hear they are thinking about adding me as a fourth friend!!

unnamed-7

Luc

Old School Back Packs. Haute Mama at Pick-Up.

DSC00159

Kris. October 2014. Mill Valley, California. At Pick-Up.

Hard to believe, but it was getting hot last week in the afternoon in the Bay Area.  I Love Kris’s leather book bag, which holds her laptop and writing material.  It’s pretty cute, kid and mom with old school back packs….

Peasant Tops. Growing up in SF. Chanel Dream Catchers.

DSC_0035

Susie. San Anselmo, California. Soccer Practice. October 2014.

As you can see lately, I’m hanging out at soccer games and practices.  I know my life seems like never ending glamour and jet set travel – but it’s not, well at least some of the time (i’m being funny here). I trek my kids to their various activities, hoping that maybe the inner prodigy will emerge. Liam tried fencing this week, I woke up with a sword in my face at 7:00 am.

But it’s all really fun, I meet great people and fantasize about someday having my own skills, because my kids have many.  I owe that all to Waldorf, we’ve taught them nothing.

This is Susie. Susie runs a private San Francisco family foundation focusing on Mental Illness.  Mental illness funds are hard to come by, and it’s refreshing to hear about a foundation working to make life better for those in need.  I want to make a joke, but it’s probably inappropriate.  Let’s just say, after telling Susie I see my therapist twice a week, she quickly “befriended” me and kept handing me cash.

Susie is a native San Franciscan. She grew up in the city, and lived an urban life. I love hearing stories of her artsy formative years.  Attending school in the Haight-Ashbury neighborhood, Susie was exposed to the bohemian movement as a young teen.  It was an interesting way to see the world, and Susie now only wears Dream Catcher Earrings made exclusively by Chanel.  (i’m funny, I know)

I befriended Susie, only due to needing friends in Marin County who wear shorts as short as mine, it worked and we happen to have like two other things in common.  I know I keep repeating this, but the 1990’s are making a 2014 comeback – majorly.  Susie looks like she is headed to Lollapalooza to hear Ani DiFranco.

Susie’s body type allows for a thick belt and shirt tucked – she’s in proportion.  For short waisted women like me, it’s usually better to wear a longer shirt.  If you have thick legs, show those ankles – and wear a heel, if possible.

Fashion Notes: Peasant Top: Velvet, Cut-off’s: AG, Bucket Bag: Dooney & Bourke Vintage, Belt: Lucky and Glasses: Dior

 

 

Haute Fanny Pack. Venice Beach Drop-Off.

unnamedunnamed-1

Cameron. Model. Actor. Mom. Venice Beach Boardwalk. January 2014.

Fashion Notes: Kicks: low top red Converse, body suit tank: American Apparel, fatigue jacket: Zara, Jean Shorts: vintage Levi’s, sunglasses: Ray Ban Wayfarers

First of all, many of you owe me an apology.  I predicted mini-backpacks and fanny packs “in” again. and I was mocked! Those mean girls who laughed at me in my original 1990’s GAP fanny pack, who’s laughing now?

Cameron being a model and actor, kind of looks sexy in anything.  She did mention that biking in a body suit is not the most comfortable.  Cameron was spending a beautiful Sunday on Venice Beach, riding bikes with her adorable son.  And damn does she wear a fanny pack well!!!