Sarah Burton is carrying on the McQueen legacy well.
Thursday, October 28, 2010
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Frolicking around in my fab red sweater i got in the market with a seperate tulle tank underneath. My days in China are starting to come to an end and I'm so ready to head back to the states!! In the 3rd pic is my new friend Vivian. She is a shoe designer too and has her own blog about living in China and designing shoes! Check it out. Till next time lovees.
Tuesday, October 26, 2010
I was in Alicante, Spain last week for work. Spent most of the days working long hours helping to finish details for shoes and seeing how the Spanish factories do footwear. Even though I was working long hours, it was amazing to work in such a beautiful place. Warm weather, warm Mediterranean sea, it felt like Southern California to me. Here are a few pictures from the trip...
1 - pretty Spanish house on the beach
2 - view of the beach from my hotel balcony
3 - dog on cement block... I thought he was a statue until he turned his head to watch me taking his picture
4 - me being uber excited to be in warm weather and warm water
5 - cool painting on the wall at the indoor pool at the hotel
6 - reflections at the pool
7 - fun 3d mosaic wall feature at the pool
8 - on my balcony. wearing topshop tank and fabian boots
9 - seafood paella and sangria
10 - sea monkey! silly little plastic toy monkey I found while looking for shells. At first I thought he was a starfish. A little ridiculous, but I sort of love him.
besos ~ Leila
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Thursday, October 21, 2010
Wednesday, October 20, 2010
So as you know right now I'm in China. The other day as I was leaving a factory.. I pass this grey shoe that caught my eye because of how familiar it looked. I walk over to it and tell one of the girls. Hey! I designed a shoe just like this! I pick it up look at the label and realize it is the actual shoe I designed! Sitting next to it was the knocked off version in bubblegum pink. Ahh the cycle of the shoe industry.
Tuesday, October 19, 2010
This is my favorite time of year! I love the crisp gloomy weather, the leaves changing color, & passing pumpkin patches announcing that the Holiday seasons are about to begin. I cant wait to be home to take it all in!!!! Counting down the days....
xoxo from China
Friday, October 15, 2010
My new favorite materialistic goody is this, behold: my beloved backpack! I found it at Piedi Nudi Nel Parco here in Florence, one of the most interesting stores. The store is built on top of the oldest ruins in Florence. The floor is glass so you can look at the ruins below you as you go through their amazing selection of clothes, shoes, and accessories, including items from Isaac Sellam (like my dear backpack), Marsell, Alessandra Marchi, and many other amazings.
The second picture Annie took is of me walking down my new street to my apartment. I live on Via dell'Inferno... I love Florence and all the Dante references here. Anyways, the street of hell is quiet and very accommodating, charming even!
(btw I looove my Fabian boots!)
Tuesday, October 12, 2010
These are a few of my favorite things about Florence....
1. The street vendors filled with scarves, yummy smelling leather & knicknacks I dont need but still want.
2. People dressed fabulously on the cobblestone streets just waiting to be blogged.
5. Romantical love
6. Unintentionally wearing matching Army jackets with good company.
xoxo from the Frankfurt Airport
A very long fun day of shopping in Milan. Work shopping is very different than shopping for ourselves. We go to the best stores to look for trends, inspiration, & new constructions. Wish I could write more but I about to leave my hotel for Hong Kong!!
Rodarte X target lace cardigan, Shorts; random store in Hong Kong, All Saints boots.
Leila & I have been galvanting through Italy working on Fall 2011. We try to make most of our free time and hang out by carousels :)