Passport Covers

For the first time since 2006, I will be traveling out of the country and using my passport!  Although I don’t have a cover, just seeing these things makes me happy ❤

I believe that a passport cover (or lack thereof) says a lot about your personality and can be considered another form of expression in fashion and traveling alike =P

Do you have a passport cover?  Or better yet, do you HAVE a passport?

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Urban Floral

I love this urban chic look that’s coming out in spring/summer 2010.  It’s so relaxed and unfussy, yet well put together.  I’m not sure it’s in me to be this “urban” or “hipster”, but I do appreciate the unique fashion sense and confidence it takes to pull this off.

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Spring Floral

Spring is here!  (kind of)  Despite LA’s cold weather…it’s hot SOMEWHERE!

I LOVE LOVE LOVE this outfit.  I love how fun this top is, yet understated at the same time.  Understated because of the dark navy color and white flower print…appropriate for the office, but super cute on a summer day when you’re out shopping with the girls.

My next favorite are the SHOES!  I love heels in the summer.  I’m not sure whether it’s because of the bare legs, but I love seeing girls where shorts/skirts/sundresses with high heels and wedges ❤

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Gloomy May Wardrobe

What’s up with this weather??  It’s May 24th and I’m still wearing uggs and thick sweaters.  I understand that the East Coast can sometimes exhibit wack weather but LA??  CALIFORNIA??

When I should be laying out at the beach each weekend and wearing sun dresses~ I’m always bundled up with a huge scarf and thick cardigans.  *shudder*  This is my ode to the cold weekend and week ahead~

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Jessica Matrasko Jewelry: 50% off Insider Discount today!

A year ago, my friend invited me to a jewelry party at her house and I went thinking it would be some sort of tacky Tupperware party for housewives.  Boy was I surprised!  I walked into a room of deliciously decorated jewelry on stands, gorgeous fabrics and display stands.  Jessica Matrasko’s jewelry has truly changed my life.  Each piece is handmade 24k or 14k gold-fill, and 24k gold plated plant and ocean life.  Even if you and your friends all order the same item, because each stone is so unique, you’ll never get the exact same piece.  I love knowing that my jewelry is one of a kind!

TODAY AND TOMORROW ONLY~~~ there’s a 50% off insider discount (use the code: “insider” at checkout).

Click here to see Jessica’s Store


Ruthie Necklace
DeanRaquel Bracelet with stones


Diana Lariat Necklace


Chelsea Necklace (I own!)




Natasha Earrings
Jessie Earings
Anna Earrings
Nili Ring

Brooklyn Ring


To find out more about Jessica and her Collection, please check out her site:

Jessica Matrasko Jewelry

Hot or Not: Christina Milian

I’m not sure about the neon on me…but I think Christina is rocking the color.

Milian went to a Nylon party wearing neon yellow high heels with fringe and a vintage neon shirt tucked into her tight dress and Gucci belt.

Thoughts?

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Madeline

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Did any of you guys read the Madeline books when you were little?  If you haven’t, it’s about a little French Girl who’s mischevious and always getting into trouble.  Well this outfit below reminded me of the children’s fiction character =)

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Shoe-gasm

Shoes are definitely my weakness.  If you walked into my room and saw all my stuff, it would actually come as a surprise~ especially since I have three closets worth of clothes… But Shoes are without a doubt my favorite thing to shop for, lust after, and purchase!  After starting my job at UCLA, I began to wear flats more in an attempt to be “more professional”.  However…the gladiators and trendy flats probably took me BACK a few steps.  oh well~

But the higher the better for me.  I’ve been a bit out of practice with heels since I stopped wearing them to work everyday, but stilettos and sky-high wedges are the ideal shoes to wear for all occasions.  With clothes, I don’t mind shopping at forever 21 or target.  But with shoes…only Nordstrom and Piperlime for me!

What’s your fashion fetish?

Christian Louboutin Fortitia 100mm sandals Missoni Woven leather sandals

1. Christian Louboutin Fortitia 100mm sandals $875

2. Missoni Woven leather sandals $610

Thakoon Strip-section suede sandals Tapeet Jeweled denim thong sandals

1. apeet Jeweled denim thong sandals $415

2. hakoon Strip-section suede sandals $1,095

Diane von Furstenberg Opal wedge leather sandals By Malene Birger Diva studded leather sandals

1. Diane von Furstenberg Opal wedge leather sandals $295

2. By Malene Birger Diva studded leather sandals $225

Paloma Barceló Marilyn espadrille sandals Bottega Veneta Leather and lizard sandals

1. aloma Barceló Marilyn espadrille sandals $295

2. Bottega Veneta Leather and lizard sandals $780

Orange Crush

When I was younger I hated the color Orange.  But now…while I look forward to the summer and hanging out at the beach…Orange is another color in my closet that stands out against the sea of black, blue and white.

My two favorites are the silk-chiffon dress and suede shoulder bag =)

Halston Ruffle-tier silk-chiffon dress Halston Asymmetric silk mini dress

1. Halston Ruffle-tier silk-chiffon dress $2,095

2. alston Asymmetric silk mini dress $945

Halston Heritage Asymmetric silk-satin top Halston Heritage Night suede shoulder bag

3. Halston Heritage Asymmetric silk-satin top $245

4. Halston Heritage Night suede shoulder bag $275

Kendra Wilkinson has a Sex Tape!

Made before she was famous, apparently Kendra’s sex tape is something to watch.  It’s supposed to be THAT hot.

Yikes…good luck getting out of this one Kendra.

The Details of Kendra's Sex Tape:

H&M’s New Bikini Collection

I’m going through a crazy beach phase right now.  Although I haven’t tried these bikini’s on to see how comfy they are or if they’re even MADE for real women’s bodies~ they look super cute!  Have a Great Weekend =)

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H&M swimwear collection Spring 2010
H&M swimwear collection Spring 2010
H&M swimwear collection Spring 2010
H&M swimwear collection Spring 2010
H&M swimwear collection Spring 2010
H&M swimwear collection Spring 2010
H&M swimwear collection Spring 2010

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Iron Man 2

Comes out TODAY!

The Urban Man

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Jessica Simpson: what’s going on?

I’m sorry Jessica…but you are NOT looking good these days.  In fact, you’re actually looking pretty fugs.  I”m sorry to say it!  I used to LOVE YOU when you first came out back in the late 90s/early 2000s.  I loved you more than Britney and Christina.  But now…you have hit a similar train wreck as Britney.  Harsh…but I said it!  Although you don’t have mental instability, but you seem to have lost your way after the divorce with Nick.  Your dating weird men, gaining tons of weight, not really thinking about fashion…but the worst part is that you don’t look as confident.

Whatever you’re going through…I hope you snap out of it soon.

xoxo, Esther

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Spring Accessory Wish List

Daisy Knights Kim gold vermeil skull necklace SCOSHA 14-karat gold and fly line bracelet set

1. Daisy Knights Kim gold vermeil skull necklace $455

2. SCOSHA 14-karat gold and fly line bracelet set $230

Chloé Enamel and brass flower ring Marc by Marc Jacobs Pop Bolt resin bangles

1. Chloé Enamel and brass flower ring $205

2. Marc by Marc Jacobs Pop Bolt resin bangles $110

Dannijo Shai chain-covered cuff Kenneth Jay Lane 22-karat gold-plated resin necklace

1. Dannijo Shai chain-covered cuff $300

2. Kenneth Jay Lane 22-karat gold-plated resin necklace $140

Monica Vinader Leo two-drop earrings OTRERA Hamsa printed silk-chiffon scarf

1. Monica Vinader Leo two-drop earrings $395

2. OTRERA Hamsa printed silk-chiffon scarf $195

Cutler and Gross D-frame lizardskin sunglasses Lanvin Cuir Tente Sac Pochette bag

1. Cutler and Gross D-frame lizardskin sunglasses $545

2. Lanvin Cuir Tente Sac Pochette bag $1,195

Packing for Boston

I’m leaving for Boston this weekend for a short four day trip and well…I have no idea what to wear!  I am under strict instructions from Hansome (the friend I’m visiting), NOT to bring more than one pair of shoes and 2-3 outfits.  YEA RIGHT.  *pshh *  Here are a few ideas I’m thinking or lusting after…

A.P.C. Stripe cotton and linen T-shirtDKNY Tri-color cotton dressTory Burch Linden studded leather shoulder bagVanessa Bruno Athé Silk-shantung mini dressPaloma Barceló Marilyn espadrille sandalsSandro Riva striped jersey dress

How cute are all of these outfits??  Can’t you imagine me roaming Cambridge and Boston  in these??  I can =) (and fully plan to).  Sorry Hansey. *shrug *

All from Net-a-Porter

MET Ball 2010

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Tina Fey in Jimmy Choo & Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake in Ralph Lauren
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Emma Roberts in Marni & Jude Law and Sienna Miller in Emilio Pucci
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Kristen Stewart in Chanel & Claire Danes in Burberry
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Blake Lively in Marchesa &  Kate Bosworth in Valentino
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Gisele Bundchen in Alexander Wang & Bar Raefli in Rag and Bone
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Sarah Jessica Parker in Halston & Kristen Dunst in Rodarte for Gap
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Katy Pery in Cute Circuit & Rachel Weisz in Oscar de La Renta
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Jessica Szohr in Versace &  Eva Longoria-Parker in Marchesa
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Zoe Saldana & Emma Watson
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Diane Kruger in Calvin Klien & Kate Huson and Liv Tyler in Stella McCartney


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Shoe Lust: Christian Louboutin Lady Claude 120 Pumps


Price: $3,175 at net-a-porter.com

Iron Man 2 Premiere Fashion

Scarlett Johansson

Gweneth Paltrow in Georgio Armani.

Susan and Robert Downey and Leslie Bibb and Sam Rockwell.

Helena Mattsson

Michelle Monaghan in Derek Lam and Olivia Munn in Herve Leger

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Lee Hyori’s Elle Photoshoot

Risque and a familiar story from Rihann’s edgy new look, Hyori has taken on an entirely new persona with her latest album.  She is mirroring Rihanna’s and Lady Gaga’s fashion eccentricity as well as their unique, catchy tunes.

Take a look at her risque photo spread in Korean Elle Magazine.