Lazy girls guide to dressing, weather is cloudy, gloomy, rainy, murky, you feel me? you have that blegh mood?

For days like this I like long layers and I like to play up the reflections of the rain.. somehow when it rains I always wear something in black lacquer, sequined or soft defusing whites…

I don’t mind the rain.. it are the umbrellas in New York, watch, dive and duck not to get your eyes poked out in freakin midtown.

I wear a long gray dress from the H&M over a menswear AA tee, biker boots.. the only thing i did was slather on shiny excessories and a sequined shrug.. 5 min, done, didn’t even brush my hair, just tucked it up..

**** DIY UPDATE ****
The Stuff Sale (who gave me the diy shredded gray tee I was wearing a few posts ago) has made a tutorial on an easy way to shred the tee and with that save some time doing it.
the stuff sale

**** UPDATE ****
Opened my Etsy shop, for now DIY Embellished tights for sale and working on more, you can make requests too.

67 Comments on veiled layers of moist lights

  1. Claudia
    May 5, 2009 at 1:14 am (10 years ago)

    your pictures are always so pretty! i love outfit the boots are amazing

  2. Tariro
    May 5, 2009 at 1:21 am (10 years ago)

    I love those boots!

  3. maggie
    May 5, 2009 at 1:21 am (10 years ago)

    oh wow, this is perfect! i love the dress+tee layering and all your cuffs! haha, you look so angelic here! although, i hate rain, i LOVE new york.

  4. pennerad
    May 5, 2009 at 1:30 am (10 years ago)

    hahahaha! i was ducking umbrellas myself today. luckily i’m a bit taller so it worked out well. so…THIS is what you’ve been up to when not on chictopia. i’m very very very impressed! beautiful blog! keep at it girlie!
    p.s. we still have yet to meet to take photos, lol. i love the long layers also, but in the rain, it tends to get my floor length dresses and skirts soaked. yucky.

  5. camille
    May 5, 2009 at 1:47 am (10 years ago)

    mmmm, i absolutely love this. perfection. 🙂

  6. Isquisofrenia
    May 5, 2009 at 1:51 am (10 years ago)

    i love this dress on you!
    looks very cool, i always wanted to wear long dresses but im so fucken short hahah.
    its ok i guess. but yeah i love those boots though.
    NY rain is awesome!!!
    omg girl, so i might go there again
    we have to hang out this time, and take me to those vintage stores you know so well

    isquisofrenia love

  7. Bella
    May 5, 2009 at 1:58 am (10 years ago)

    I love that this is paired with the awesome biker booties. It’s wonderful. xx

  8. Anna G
    May 5, 2009 at 2:10 am (10 years ago)

    I’m way too short for long dresses, seriously I’ve try it no good.

    Thanks, I’ve been trying so hard to gather good outfits. I need more clothes, mostly I’ve been in jeans and crappy tees.

    ps. I’ll take pictures of our garden, we still need to plant our veggies but we don’t have time this weekend.

  9. Caitlin
    May 5, 2009 at 2:14 am (10 years ago)

    so pretty, i love your blog

  10. Isquisofrenia
    May 5, 2009 at 2:41 am (10 years ago)

    AA dresses are pretty plain but with an awesome design to them. everybody loves them

  11. casual cutie
    May 5, 2009 at 2:47 am (10 years ago)

    you always look pretty. i love your maxi dress

  12. Daughters of Dawn
    May 5, 2009 at 2:51 am (10 years ago)

    sorry hon the white dress sold last week. I love that jersey dress with the Dayton boots! Very warrior princes

  13. I'm so bored
    May 5, 2009 at 3:54 am (10 years ago)

    Love Love Love your oufit especially the dress

    May 5, 2009 at 4:07 am (10 years ago)

    OMG how come ive never seen your blog before, your style is amazing, absolutely love this look..cant wait to see more from you

    camille xx

  15. miss a.
    May 5, 2009 at 4:15 am (10 years ago)

    I’m totally convinced that the best wardrobe is filled with tons of basic and lots of fabulously jazzed out accessories.

  16. Noemi Sunshine Ferst
    May 5, 2009 at 4:18 am (10 years ago)

    You look absolutely stunning.
    That dress is simply devine!

  17. tractordog
    May 5, 2009 at 4:31 am (10 years ago)

    oh OH BOOTS! so good. you do lazy way better than i do 🙂

  18. Wicked Plum Vintage
    May 5, 2009 at 4:37 am (10 years ago)

    wow I don’t think i have ever seen you in along dress before, you look so cute! i really dig that sequin vest thingy! i have a similar kind of vintage 80s silk beaded and studded vest thingy that i can’t figure out what to do with, and I think you could rock it if you want it. anyhoo, message me through chictopia if you are interested and I will mail it to you since i ain’t gonna do anything with it!



  19. Iole
    May 5, 2009 at 7:20 am (10 years ago)

    I love the shades of grey and the gilet…
    You look so great!!!

  20. diamondsinchampagne
    May 5, 2009 at 7:33 am (10 years ago)

    How I adore those biker boots, they look great on you.

    Thank you for adding me to your blog list, i’ve had you on mine for a while now I just j’adore your style!

  21. fashiongeometry
    May 5, 2009 at 7:38 am (10 years ago)

    oh no, i totally missed the giveaway through my absence, but i will try out that tutorial and see how it works out

    and love the maxi dress! <3

  22. Sushi
    May 5, 2009 at 7:45 am (10 years ago)

    I love those boot on you! The weather looks so misty and pretty there x Sushi

  23. Robine
    May 5, 2009 at 8:56 am (10 years ago)

    very nice, you look so good!

  24. Yuka
    May 5, 2009 at 9:05 am (10 years ago)

    i love this and i love you!

    the long dress really suits you. you look amazing as always.

  25. Chickygirl
    May 5, 2009 at 9:06 am (10 years ago)

    I know!! Its so dark! But she was supposed to catwalk that day but was to hangover that she couldn’t so that was maybe why her voice was that dark=) haha

  26. Un café avec 5 pailles
    May 5, 2009 at 9:38 am (10 years ago)

    This is fabulous, I’m totally in love with your style !

    and YES, it’s not allowed to smoke in Paris restaurants anymore…But you can find some places where you have a ” secret ” room to smoke ! it’s kind of funny 🙂
    Why don’t we make an exchange ? You in Paris, me in NY ?

  27. trendhunter
    May 5, 2009 at 9:54 am (10 years ago)

    You look so, so beautiful 🙂
    Love it!!!
    Thank you for your comments. Yes the I took all the street pictures… It’s always nice some coolhunting… hehehehheh!
    You’ll love Tokyo, I’m wishing so much to go back there 🙂

  28. thischicksgotstyle
    May 5, 2009 at 10:17 am (10 years ago)

    Gorgeous outfit!!
    Thanks voor je lieve comment!!
    En je stijl is echt super!
    Ik vind het echt gaaf dat je in NY woont en dat je ook uit nederland komt!

    Ik heb (nog) geen chictopia of lookbook, had wel ooit een chictopia account aangemaakt maar ik snapte niks van het uploaden hahah! Ben echt de allerslechtste met dat soort dingen.
    Misschien moet ik er toch maar eens aan beginnen! Heb jij allebei of alleen chictopia?


  29. Dewi
    May 5, 2009 at 11:20 am (10 years ago)

    your pictures are so pretty!
    love your blog.

  30. mili
    May 5, 2009 at 1:02 pm (10 years ago)

    you’re amazing!
    really i love your look
    and this outfit 2…


  31. Alex
    May 5, 2009 at 1:19 pm (10 years ago)

    I LOVE this outfit! I’ve been searching for a long dress everywere and can’t find one! I also love your motorcycle boots, I wear mine way too much! And thanks for the sweet post on my blog and for remembering me, I can’t wait for a pair of tights sometime in the future, I think I’m gonna try to diy them with your nice tutorial! xoxo

  32. E
    May 5, 2009 at 1:23 pm (10 years ago)

    I love that long dress – it looks so comfy!! And your romantic thoughts about your outfit reflecting in the rain are so sweet!

  33. Oliphe Butarbutar
    May 5, 2009 at 1:55 pm (10 years ago)

    Coco, I really love your vest and that dress looks adorable!!

  34. ribbonsandruffles
    May 5, 2009 at 3:28 pm (10 years ago)

    Oh my gosh,
    this is the first time I’m visiting your blog, but WOW, I love your style! So much like a fairytale! The DIY panty is gorgeous too, I’m totally going to make that one too!

    Love, E

  35. Jules
    May 5, 2009 at 3:50 pm (10 years ago)

    I love love this outfit! amazing and comfortable too

  36. elle victoire
    May 5, 2009 at 4:24 pm (10 years ago)

    I love the light tones in this picture! I thought it was snow at first 🙂 that little vest is so cute 🙂

  37. Coquelicot
    May 5, 2009 at 4:55 pm (10 years ago)

    Oh, thank’s (: !
    I love love love love this outfit. The dress is… I can’t find a word; she’s amazing. You’re beautiful, really.

  38. Reira
    May 5, 2009 at 5:25 pm (10 years ago)

    You look so beautiful, your look is perfect <3

  39. Linnéa
    May 5, 2009 at 5:39 pm (10 years ago)

    awesome style!!
    Love your boots <3
    I also like rain, sometimes better than sun <3

  40. Mcmaris
    May 5, 2009 at 7:21 pm (10 years ago)

    Wow, looks amazing! Very rain appropriate. I’m inspired!

  41. Shin
    May 5, 2009 at 8:05 pm (10 years ago)

    This is such a cute way to accessorize a long dress!! I love it! Your pictures make me dream! xxoxoxoxo

  42. Emz
    May 6, 2009 at 3:06 am (10 years ago)

    Oh I love the light grey dress!

  43. Fashionology
    May 6, 2009 at 12:24 pm (10 years ago)

    WOW I really love your blog!!!! These pictures are great! <3

  44. Anonymous
    May 6, 2009 at 4:04 pm (10 years ago)

    Hey, I was wondering what you work with? And what’s the name of the song playing on your blog?

  45. ***
    May 6, 2009 at 4:07 pm (10 years ago)

    I love the long dress and the vest is perfection! Stunning as always. I am stocked for the etsy store!

  46. Madame Izma
    May 6, 2009 at 4:50 pm (10 years ago)

    I truely adore thos outfit, everyting is so great from the loose dress to the biker boots :-p

  47. yiqin;
    May 6, 2009 at 6:12 pm (10 years ago)

    The layers is so amazing + the boots ! Perfect outfit!!

  48. Marla Singer
    May 6, 2009 at 9:12 pm (10 years ago)

    this outfit is just perfection. the sequined shrug is super fabulous <33

  49. Slanelle
    May 6, 2009 at 9:45 pm (10 years ago)

    what a dreamy outfit ! i love it

  50. Anna G
    May 6, 2009 at 11:06 pm (10 years ago)

    Yay!!! You opened a shop, too bad I’m broke. 🙁

  51. stylorectic under medical treatment
    May 6, 2009 at 11:09 pm (10 years ago)

    i love always make me smile…
    hey girl, how do you do them great pix?which effects do you use?tell the ignoramus x)

  52. This is style through my eyes.
    May 7, 2009 at 7:02 am (10 years ago)

    What a great combination. Would also work well for this gloomy city of Seattle. Thanks for the link on how to shred the shirt!

  53. FrouFrouu
    May 7, 2009 at 9:34 pm (10 years ago)

    the maxi and the boots – what a gorgeous, unexpected combination! loving your banner too.

    – frouu/ nadia

  54. meghan
    May 9, 2009 at 3:11 am (10 years ago)

    i am seriously obsessed with that dress! it’s perfect

  55. patti
    May 11, 2009 at 10:18 pm (10 years ago)

    ohh my god, what a great look. just discovered your blog and you have really amazing style.

  56. dirtyflaws
    May 15, 2009 at 11:20 pm (10 years ago)

    you have gained one more fan xx

  57. Anaïs
    May 20, 2009 at 10:04 pm (10 years ago)

    You look so beautiful, i really like this outfit and the “atmosphere” of the picture ! I have no english words to say exactly what I mean… So, i just really love your blog and what you wear.. 🙂 Je ne te souhaite que du bonheur, et peut être à un jour 😉

    xx ana

  58. LIISA '
    June 10, 2009 at 8:25 am (10 years ago)

    i LOVE your outfit ! especially chanel bag 🙂

  59. Hello, darling
    July 15, 2009 at 2:20 pm (10 years ago)

    I can’t believe that dress is h&m. I love the way your outfit mirrors the weather ♥


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