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!

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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?

Bright summer outfit with bling and chiffon

Hello summer with brights,bling and chiffon!

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Bright summer outfit

Self-made circle skirt made from 3 layers of flowy fabrics-satin,chiffon and old gauze-ish curtain(the second layer)

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Bright summer outfit

Self-made neoprene belt with big stones and matching suspenders.Yellow tube top.

Green chiffon creation

Green chiffon creation

Bling bracellet and H&M hairclip.Multicolor heels.

Summer time!
Time to twirl and swirl!

Blue umbrella and bling-bling outfit

Lately, I’ve been wearing a lot of blue-green ensembles.
I just can’t stop.
Also I can’t stop with my neoprene obsession.
And bling.
So here we go again.With the bling-bling train.

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Blue umbrella and bling outfit

Somethimes, I just buy umbrella,so I can use it as a matching accessory to an outfit.And then carry it even when it’s not raining.

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Blue umbrella and bling jacket

Because it’s just the right shade of popping blue.End of.

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Blue umbrella and bling outfit

Me and my ubrella-ella-ella.
Skirt made from very thick and velvety curtain.
I fell in love with the silky touch of that curtain in a thrift shop and
decided to make skirt of it,
since it was so heavy and light at the same time.
Necklace-H&M.
Shoes with bling-Sacha.

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Bling-bling jacket

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Bling-bling jacket and belt

Matching belt from neoprene and bling.Big blue stone ring.

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Girl on top of convertible

What’s the point of having convertible, if you don’t shout from the roof top every chance you get.
And there are not that many here in rainy Holland.
So Candy apple(my car pet name,also the exact color),
brace yourself up for my high heels on your leather!
My husband gets mini-heart attack every time I jump with my heels on his precious soft leather-I mean the cars.

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Convertible with a girl on top

So jump up…
With joy.
And work that umbrella-ella-ella.

What would Barbie wear summer outfit with big stones

Remember when you were young and wished they sell Barbie clothes for girls, so you can wear them and feel like a doll?
I do.
And that was the inspiration for this ‘‘What would Barbie wear” outfit.

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Orange and blue Barbie outfit for grown ups

Orange tube top with neoprene ”pocket” with blue stone.Matching suspenders with orange stones.

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Barbie outfit for real dolls

Blue neoprene(butofcourse!) belt with stones.Blue and orange bracelets.

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Orange and blue Barbie outfit for grown ups

Black wedges with bow and patent orange heels.Full circle black skirt.

Orange and blue Barbie outfit for grown ups

Orange and blue Barbie outfit for grown ups

Just because you are waaay past childhood age doesn’t  mean you can’t bring your childhood fantasies to life.
Drop the fear that you’ll look infantile and ridiculous and go for it.
Whatever it is…

Yellow and black terminator dress and old army truck

Here is what I wear when I am
casually pulling  old army trucks.On a sunday afternoon.
At a hugely popular contest.

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Yellow and black terminator dress

And I even took 1 place.

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Yellow and black terminator dress

Among 1 contestant

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Yellow and black terminator dress

Who was me

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Yellow and black terminator dress

But I gave it all

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Yellow and black terminator dress

And then some

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Yellow and black terminator dress

Yes,that’s number one to you!!

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Yellow and black terminator dress

For a good measure I also threw some old train weels heavy barbell lifting.

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Yellow and black terminator dress

So back off,bitches!I am baack.And I am stronger than ever.In my own mind.

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Yellow and black terminator dress back

Yes,I had a blaaaast!

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Yellow and black terminator dress

And then Peace.

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Yellow and black terminator dress

And now I am off.
But I’ll be back…
Adios Bitchachos!

p.s.Terminator  underbust dress made by me with big yellow zipper and fellow straps.Worn with black stretch tee underneath.Yellow sleeves and cap top my sunday’s best look.

Pink lady bug outfit with a touch of punk

I don’t know if pink lady bugs exist, but if they do ,that’s how they look in my book.

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Pink lady bug outfit

I made the top from a children sport top with zipper,which I cropped short.Then sew the black ”bugs”-stones.

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Pink Lady Bug outfit

The leftover pink pockets from the jacket ended up as a symmetrical pockets onto and old dress.

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Pink Lady Big outfit

Back side of the dress and jacket

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Pink Lady Bug outfit

I just happen to have the bug belt, so that came in handy.Also added my Guess heels with tassels and silver triangle heel end.

Black and pink lady bug outfit

Black and pink lady bug outfit

The fine-stretchy mesh and black velvet dots dress,used as underdress, completes the look.Pink  straps with big stones are  holding  the top dress up.

Must bug off now…After bugging you with my Pink-Lady-Bugginess…

Neon glow summer outfit with jewels

Finally a proper summer day here in Holland.
And that means it’s time to glow,ya’ all.

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Neon outfit with unique belt

Belt made from old laptop neoprene case.Straps made from neoprene suitcase belt.Both generously doused with bling,bling,bling.

All my favorite things at one-neon,neoprene,jewels and flowers.

Neon dairies 3-neoprene shorts becomes a bejeweled dress

My love for neon extends also to anything which starts with neo.In this case neoprene.
I got this new! neoprene shorts for 2 euro in a thrift store and immediately  saw the potential for a  funky metamorphosis.After my scissors treatment,few grommets,few stitches and a lot of stones the pumpkin turned to carriage,and the humble shorts became this underbust cheery dress.

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Neon underbust dress with stones

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Neon underbust dress and neon bag and shoes

To complete the look, I added 2 neon coin purses to this patent leather vintage handbag and these high,but surprisingly comfortable neon heels.

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Neon underbust dress and shoes

Neon stones ring

Neon stones ring

Neon dress details

Neon dress details

Aaand that was another example of my dressing operandi. When the shoes cost 10-20 times more than the entire outfit.And that’s the way I like it.High quality shoes with low cost (not low value!!!!) self-made clothes.

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The Statue of Liberty with a Hoover hose

Playing with inanimate objects was  always one of my strong points.In that case this giant tyre pumping hose becomes the torch of The statue of liberty.Right???Right?!

Neon to the bone diaries part 2

Here is the proof, that you can buy any accessory that doesn’t go with anything in your closet.And then create something to go with.
I just bought this neon sunglasses and desperately needed something to go with them.Using a soft molded plastic-ish plate coasters and a black coat,I quckly whipped this outfit.

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Black jacket with neon patches

Also added matching belt and shoe clips.

Black neon jacket

Black neon jacket

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Black jacket with neon

Don’t be afraid to buy anything that doesn’t go with anything you own.You can always find a way to make it work.