Californization , The Lakers and The Earthquake

Back in the days, when I was a kid , if the earthquake strike, people panic , grab quickly their most prized posesions and kids and cats and rushed on the street almost trampling each other in hurry to be the first out of the building, before it collapse and earth swallow us all  whole!!! And then for years to come everybody will reminiscent where were they at the Earthquake moment and make up stories and stuff…My , my how the times (O.k. and the continents ents) have changed…
Last night , while laying in bed with our laptops ( don’t judge) computing and stuff I felt some shaky-acky-breaky  movement and asked my husband if he is tapping with his feet , so the bed vibrates. His cool , calm and collected response was: ,,No, it’s just another earthquake,, and he continued his music composing activity…So did I , reassured that it’s nothing to worry about, since it’s our second quake, since we came here!! And yes , you can say our Californization is now complete…
Getting a Cali tan-check!
Getting a Lakers themed outfit-check!
Getting used to earthquakes – check!
Getting used to the sunny weather – check , check and hell yeah-check!
Getting used to the mountain-ny, canyoun-ny terrain-check!
What an AMAZING place to live…
We moved to Southern Cali ( Santa Clarita) and we are loving it…Quakes and all..

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That red thingie  looks like a giant centipede-space ship-sewer pipe-industrial monster…I don’t know what it is , but posing with anonymous objects is always fun…

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Especially when they match my outfit…And no this is not my car. I just love how the color matches my Lakers outfit…
My new favorite combo – purple and yellow…
Go Lakers!

My New York fashion week gold and mermaid/petrolium peacock outfit

I wish! Just kidding,since I need something to cheer me up.I have a bad case of sewing- machine- attachment withdrawals.Due to it’s 220 V uncompatible-ness in US, I had to let this dear friend go,before me moved to Cali.So this outfit was in a way,it’s Swan song , before I heartlessly sold it to a stranger and  took cold hard cash (half price ) for it.I know.Harsh and heartless.It served me right all these years.And not a day went by without me using it(and cussing at it). I miss sewing soo much.But time will come…

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As for time gone by, here is a blast form the past…

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Velvet jacket-vintage.Originally I bought it as a long,heavy trench coat,but gave it the signature Easybreazy treatment-chop,crop,sew,re-sew and pimp,pimp,pimp it with a gold ornaments.The label on the jacket says made in West Germany, so it’s practically a piece of history (a real blast from the cold-war-era past), when Germany was divided by 2 parts-East and West Germany. And then there is The quality on that thing. UN-BE-LI-AVABLE! It really hurt when I had to defame it and cut all that heavy velvet with silk lining and perfect stitches…Whew!

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The back side of the formerly trench coat became a ”mermaid tail” with lace.Or smocking jacket.Or something.

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To complete the mermaid vibe,I added a petroleum sequinced collar to a black T with a slit in front.Petroleum bag-H&M.Vintage Ray Ban.Peacock hair piece.
Aand that was the” Gold-for-the-NY-cold-What-would-Easybreazy-wear” at NY fashion week look , haven I’ve been invited.
I play that game sometimes.Watching street photos from the Fashion week and think of the perfect,weather appropriate outfit.Dreaming…
Again-why wasn’t I invited?

A cosmic happenstance or my new favorite word

A while ago, while walking alongside riverbank,

Roses are red outfit

Roses are red and the water is wet

I was blown away by the beauty of a lonely tree with his glorious crown illuminated by the sunlight.

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Komorebi

I stopped and couldn’t help but wonder:

Red rose

Red rose and the river

Is there really a word,which can describe the beauty I was seeing.A word, to capture the essence of that natural phenomenon…

Komorebi and me

Komorebi and me

So I ran to the tree and hid in it’s shadow and felt all that light,seething through it…
If only there was a word to describe that feeling….

Few weeks passed and then a cosmic happenstance!
I discover that there is a word for that, in the japanese language.
A single word,so beautiful and simple.Poetic word.A potent word.

Komorebi

Komorebi

It’s my new favorite word,hands down.
Komorebi!
A happy word.
Komorebi!
It’s a beautiful thing!

Cassete tape outfit with a touch of nostalgia,umbrellas and city trip

I looove music and everything music related.I also happened to be related to music, since I married a professional jazzsician (jazz musician).
So it’s only natural that I eat,breath,kiss and wear music.Case in point-cassette tape skirt and belt.Made by me using recycled materials.

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Cassete tape outfit with carton stereo

My husband had some studio recording and I joined him for a 3 hour drive to a little city ,wearing appropriate for the occasion cassete tape outfit.Upon out arrival to the studio, this old school cassete player stereo greeted us in the entrance.Boom!Cosmic coincidence or what? On the same day I wear my cassete tape outfit I find this made of carton stereo in a far away recording studio?A perfect compliment to my clothes.

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Carton stereo

The old school stereo.In all his carton glory.How appropriate for entrance of a music studio

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Street with umbrellas

After the recording we went some city exploration and we found this!!! Umbrella street!

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Umbrella street

A colorful umbrella- -ella-ella heaven on and old town street.

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Street umbrellas

Fly me to the moon or Marry Poopins 2.0 (typo and it stays).

Well,the umbrellas didn’t fly me to the moon,but to this! house.Which is like the moon, since there are not many houses in Holland which look like this!

Colorful artistic house

Colorful artistic house

Absolute artist heaven.Why more painters can’t live their art like this.In a house fit for an artist.

A 009 copy

Colorful house with a message

And here is my favorite part of the house.
The message on the entrance door.
Which is totally going to be my new motto.
Translated from dutch,it says:
Those who don’t believe in miracles,are not realists!

Amen to that!
And to more colorful days like that!

My melons and I or birthday hairstyle inspired by my youth

In case you have burning desire to know when I got my love for big bows on my head,here is your answer:

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Two year old and already with a huge bow bigger than my head.

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Keeping my eyes on the bow.

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My favorite bow with red dots.

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Bows are forever.

3-YEAR-OLD

Even half-asleep I always had my bow perky.

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I am crying because Santa’s got bigger headgear than me.

My melons and I

My melons and I

So I decided to keep with the big bow hairstyle for my 45 birthday this week.You are never too old to have a big bow on your head.

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Big bow hairstyle

First I put my hair in a middle of my head tight ponytail.

Big bow hairstyle

Big bow hairstyle

Then added this melons big fascinator with a veil for more drama.
I love drama and I love big bows.
Since 1970.
Yeah,somethings never change…

Royal green,jewels and bright yellow outfit and the old Model

Now,how often do you get to be totally overshadowed by a woman in her 60’s?
All while wearing your favorite feeling-oh-so-cool green outfit?
I just walked by this purse store and then I saw this Green model lady on the window display,advertizing awesomeness!!

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Green dressed  chicks

Touche,my Window lady-you win this one! Looking good! !It was about time somebody put an 60 plus unbotoxed,unplasticized model in the limelight!

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Green dressed chicks

On the other hand,we have a lots in common,so let count the ways:
Green dress-check!
Comfy,sensible sandals-check!
Big handbag-check!
Blonde and cheeky-check!
Young at heart Ladies of certain(over 40)age-check!
Juuust like 2 drops of water,aren’t we ?

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Green silk dress and jewel belt

Green silk dress-trifted.
I gave it the easybreazy makeover-cut it short,cut the belt and the straps.
Then added my own bejeweled yellow belt and matching bejeweled straps.
Unfortunately,the day before I got bitten on the beach by a shit fly and my left foot started to swell from an allergic reaction,so I had to wear this walking,sensible sandals, instead of my hip yellow and green heels.Totally un-matching, I know.Damn you,Shit fly.Boo-hoo for me.

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Green dress with yellow accents

Also added my ever present big yellow flower on my head.
Green patent leather handbag,bought especially for this dress, finishes the look.
Hooray for the green and the Old Sassy Lady!

Tangerine dream flower power summery outfit with flower hairdo

Flowers and I are like this:

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Close like this

So it is only natural that I continue my flower power garbage bin posing fashion week?! with yet another flower inspired outfit.

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Tangerine dream outfit

Or  flower firebal tangerine dream in front of the garbage bin(see above).

Tangerine dream outfit

Tangerine dream outfit

Dress –H&M. Belt-self made.

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Tangerine dream head decoration

Hair in a high bun with 3 orange flowers.

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Tangerine dream outfit

There is a fireball on my fire-tempered head.How appropriate.

Did I mention that I love love love
Tangerine Dream.
http://www.tangerinedream-music.com/index.php

Pink and gold outfit,flowers and a pink cow

Mission Pink is always on for me.
Light-hearted and with Pink outlook in life,
I love looking for pinkery in every shape,form and place.
Now,how often do you get to meet a pink cow?
In the middle of the city?
On the same day that you wear your little pink Pink outfit.
Coincidence?!
Or just great cows minds think dress alike.

Pink cow and me

Pink cow and me

During our casual stroll to the local hospital,I spotted this pink Lady nestled in the ivy’s,so I just had to hop on top of it for some pink on pink fun.

Pink and gold outfit

Pink and gold outfit

PInk top with golden straps.Pink belt with golden flaps.Pink harness with golden buttons.All made by me using mostly recycled materials.

Pink and gold outfit

Pink and gold outfit

AA 011 copy

Pink harness and pink and gold top

While seeking more pinkery in the city, I found this beautiful old windows adorned by my favorite flowers.
How perfect.And pink.

Summer,cyber,neon and flower power outfit

My absolute favorite things all at one outfit for still hot summer days.
Neon-the glasses.Cyber/rave the top.Backless-the top.Silk and pleated-the skirt.Flowers-but of course!

Flower and neon outfit

Flower and neon outfit

I had this purple cyber-goth top for ages and never wore it.Not even once.So it was about time to dust it off and give it some neon oomph.I attached this huge neon stripe on the back and also on the little silk skirt.

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Cyber,neon backless outfit

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Flowers and neon and cyber and summer

Backless and easybreazy.

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Flowers and neon and cyber and summer

Neon sunglasses and hair in a messy bun with black flowers.
Carefree.
Flowy.
Not too perfect.
Easybreazy.

Industrial multicolor outfit and shoes or the red lobster look

Here is my red lobster look.With a touch of industrialness-the red lobster straps and gladiatorness-the shoes.

Multicolor outfit

Multicolor outfit

”Red lobsters” straps.Also starring in this post,in different color http://wp.me/p2iumO-1nr. Black tank top customized with slashes and red strings,made from old red t shirt.

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Multicolor outfit

First came the multicolor gladiator boots,then came the idea about skirt with same color zippers.A while ago.Skirt also starring in this post http://wp.me/p2iumO-xh

Turn back the time or time on my back look

Turn back the time or time on my back look

Back of the skirt is with big zipper and clock belt made from old hair barrette.
Aaand that was my attempt to turn back time.With the time on my back….