Sunday, February 3, 2008

Inspiration: Face Hunter

My fondness for street style blogs grows with every additional one I find (see the listing to the right under "Street Style"). Here are two recent looks that I've picked out from Face Hunter and have tried to recreate on the cheap.

I love the different shades of pink in this outfit. For some reason the wedge on her pink oxfords brought to mind the colorful wedge-shaped shoes by Alice + Olivia for Payless. So I recreated this outfit in green - it might make you look like a human-sized green bean, but I bet you'd get snapped by street-style blogger.
Dress: Go Jane
Tights: We Love Colors
Shoes: Payless

I love jersey pencil skirts because they're everything that regular pencil skirts aren't: comfortable, easy to walk in and low maintenance. American Apparel doesn't have an orange pencil skirt, but this cranberry-colored one is a nice alternative. And I can't get enough of Urban Outfitter's Truly Lovely Deeply tees.

Shirt: Urban Outfitters
Skirt: American Apparel
Tights: We Love Color

I just stumbled upon the We Love Color website today when I was looking for green tights. They have tights in every color of the rainbow plus some pretty crazy combinations. It's a great resource to stock up on classic, opaque tights - and much cheaper than American Apparel.



kokostiletto said...

Love these outfits. LOVE the colored tights - of course!!

kokostiletto said...

Omg i just checked out We Love Colours and it's fabulous!!!

ellastica said...

this reminds me i should checkout more street style blogs outside of the Sart!

love the first look and the orange skirt in the second pic.
So Stephen Sprouse!

Lynn said...

LOVE the We Love Colors site! At least this one ships to Asia (UO doesnt - too bad for me)

Anonymous said...

Love these outfits. They're colorful in this straightforward way that I think can often be hard to achieve.

Alya said...

I love colored tights!

I'm not sure about the pink lady, but the second girl rocks.

Unknown said...

I was drooling over these pictures today myself...

Wendy said...

The first photo just screams eccentricity to me! I need to try wearing one color.

Adriani said...

im soo in love with that colored tights look!!!

n btw, love your blog!!! would really like to link u up!!!

Clare said...

colored tights? bah. HELLLLLOOOooooo cute pencil skirt!

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rice paper girl said...

dear asiancajuns,

although i love your blog, i must place full blame on you for tonight's minor embarrassment.

my friend had just got back from a folk festival, or whatever, where they were serving food from a local restaurant called "ragin' cajun". i proceeded to ask her, "so how was the food from asian cajun??"

my friends sort of laughed at me but i couldn't explain that i'm nerd enough to read fashion blogs.. not that it's lame, but.. i think you know what i mean.

hahaha. anyway.

Anonymous said...

I'm not sure if I'm daring enough to wear a head to toe color, but I defintely will toy with the idea...

AsianCajuns said...

Bitterbabe, let me know if you get any tights from there!

Ellastica, you're right, that skirt is very Stephen Sprouse-ish!

Lynn, too bad UO doesn't ship to Asia, what gives?

Ambika, I loved putting the outfits together, but I don't know if I'd be brave enough to wear one that's completely green.

Pomegranate, exactly.

Heather, i know! street style blogs are addictive.

Wendy, you and me both! I wear too much black.

Hi Yanny, you got it!

Clare and Samara, and colored shoes! I was some bright magenta (non-hooker) heels.

Hey Kenny Surtani, are you a blog spammer - i sure hope not. Maybe you can convince me by sending me a tailor-made, pink suit.

Ashley, your story completely made my day. I still can't stop laughing. Let's just hope Rajin' Cajun doesn't start up a blog or there's going to be a lot of confused blog readers out there!

linda, I'm right there with ya. That's what blogs are for, right?