Oh I’m Just Peachy

Rampage top_UO dress_JC shoes

Rampage top_UO dress_JC shoes2Urban Outfitters dress. Rampage top. Bebe belt. Stacey Lapidus headband. Jeffrey Campbell Doo shoes

Yes, this is one of those rare times when I’m actually facing the camera full-on.  Truth be told, I have no idea what I’m doing when posing which is why I look either down or to the side and smile.  :)   Then I cross my fingers that I got at least one or two decent shots that haven’t turned out too cheesy.

Lately I’ve been on a layering kick.  Sweetheart necklines have always been near and dear to my heart and I’ll throw on any tube top with said neckline over a dress.  It’s a simple way to spruce up a dress.  I’m wearing another super old Rampage top over a body con dress from Urban Outfitters, which has a slight puffiness in the shoulders.

So I’ve temporarily banned myself from shopping and I’m actually proud to say that I will get through this month without buying a single item.  Holy crap, I do have more self restraint than I thought.  The exception to the rule was going to be the recently re-released Sam Edelman Zoe, a.k.a. the coveted Balenciaga knock-off boots, but for $345 I will need to pass.  I’m extremely disappointed that these are retailing for way higher than the original price, but I’m sure they will still sell out fast.  You can buy them online at Jildor now and they’ll be in stores at a number of retailers and other Web sites, including Amazon and Zappos at the beginning of August.


  1. janettaylor
    Jul 28, 2009 @ 07:16:04

    U look so fab, Honey…just fab!


  2. Miss Glitzy
    Jul 28, 2009 @ 08:00:13

    The layering is nicely done! I love this look!

  3. chrissy
    Jul 28, 2009 @ 08:00:45

    I love those jeffrey campbell shoes, so cute! i have a pair of shoes from zara with similar details!

  4. Modediktat
    Jul 28, 2009 @ 08:02:03

    AAAAAAAWWWW BECS – you look so wonderful, darling! How are you, sweetie? I see you are very busy, right? :) I LOVE your entire outfit, looks so very beautiful – but your smile is the most beautiful of all!
    much love!!!! sofie

  5. thischicksgotstyle
    Jul 28, 2009 @ 08:50:58

    The tube top over the shirt is so pretty!!
    Gosh, your hair is just so amazing!!

  6. Marieke
    Jul 28, 2009 @ 10:35:44

    Love your outfit!

  7. fashionista
    Jul 28, 2009 @ 12:08:22

    gorgeous outfit
    you look so cute with the headband

  8. dreamsequins
    Jul 28, 2009 @ 12:36:31

    Hey girl! Love layering. It’s a great way to maximize the looks of your wardrobe and keep pieces going season after season.

    I heard about these infamous Sam Edelman boots. Wow. $345 is pricey for high street, don’t you think???

    Third, love that headband on you.

  9. becs
    Jul 28, 2009 @ 13:26:43

    Hey D! Yes, they’re very pricey, but smart, I suppose, for hiking up the price because of the high demand. I’m kicking myself that I didn’t get them when they were around $100 (I think). Thanks so much for your sweet comments!

  10. Jessica
    Jul 28, 2009 @ 13:28:21

    Great outfit!You’re amazing!

  11. Nadia
    Jul 28, 2009 @ 15:09:56

    yea i thought about buying them but i cant in good conscious pay that price knowing they were sold for less last year

  12. Clara
    Jul 28, 2009 @ 15:16:15

    great look!

  13. chloe
    Jul 28, 2009 @ 15:26:47

    wow! great outfit! i really like your shoes.

  14. Stephanie
    Jul 28, 2009 @ 16:03:22

    you look amazing! and congrats on being so strong!

  15. thischicksgotstyle
    Jul 28, 2009 @ 16:28:28

    Thanks! :D
    It’s from the summer collection and I believe from TRF department :) I saw it on sale and the original price was only 18 euro’s so maybe it’s still at your zara!

  16. thesydneygirl
    Jul 28, 2009 @ 16:38:18

    heeeey beautiful!!!!!!!!!!

    YOU LOOK STUNNING!!! and guess what – i have a surprise for you ;)

    the weekend was great – just bummed at home. saturday went shopping and got a pedicure =D

    how was ur weekend?


  17. Annie Spandex
    Jul 28, 2009 @ 17:13:03

    I love sweetheart necklines.. very awesome!

  18. xs
    Jul 28, 2009 @ 18:27:43

    those shoes are freakin’ awesome!

  19. Kristin
    Jul 28, 2009 @ 19:36:13

    345? Really? Wow. I am IN LOVE with that headband!

  20. districtofchic
    Jul 28, 2009 @ 20:23:54

    You rocked the hell out of the black and white, my dear.

  21. Tip
    Jul 28, 2009 @ 20:35:45

    love the corset over the dress!! must try that. love your JC shoes too!! Cute lovie!

    You know what, I adore them at first but now am soooo over those zoe shoes and wouldn’t dare pay 350 for them…everybody and their mother and brother is going to have them..talk about clone~

  22. Tip
    Jul 28, 2009 @ 20:38:39

    oh but thanks for the info on em, my friend still plans to get em, i’ll just borrow hers lol

  23. cocktailofafshion
    Jul 29, 2009 @ 02:02:43

    Hi Becs

    You look great…really love those shoes!

    I know what you mean about posing, i never know what i am doing but i always hope it works!


  24. Suzanne
    Jul 29, 2009 @ 02:47:28

    love that strapless top:)! very cute color.

  25. Antoine
    Jul 29, 2009 @ 05:15:37

    I really like the “Working Girl-esque/Corporate Mistress” vibrancy of the BODY con skirt combined with such an “oversized” belt, AND the way you decline it with your usual KILLing Freshness: Ooooooooh YES, Stunning Becs, Radiant “BOMBnextDor from LAaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa” !!!!!!!!!!(Pffffffff now I need to catch my breathe)
    Hope you’re Well Dear.

    à Bientôt, Antoine

  26. Antoine
    Jul 29, 2009 @ 05:17:10

    ps: Eeeeuuuuuh (very shy) “BOMBnextDoOr”, of course (Frankly Sorry by this little skid of keyboard caused by your Bewitching smile”) !!!

  27. sharon rose
    Jul 29, 2009 @ 06:07:02

    Hi there-lovely outfit and lets hope you can keep to your shopping ban-good luck!!

  28. camille
    Jul 29, 2009 @ 06:09:22

    yummy peach and love the layering!

  29. Marie-Louise
    Jul 29, 2009 @ 07:35:58

    thanks for the comment! you are so sweet-
    i love how these are night time pictures- look so pretty :)

  30. qin
    Jul 29, 2009 @ 09:14:24

    You have a great smile! I love the headband :D

  31. Libby
    Jul 29, 2009 @ 09:30:54

    Peachy corset thing + your smile = so adorable!

  32. mtdaysandnights
    Jul 29, 2009 @ 10:51:26

    cool pics. I love the lighting. is this on your balcony?

  33. AsianCajuns (Lauren)
    Jul 29, 2009 @ 11:03:20

    Oh I feel the same way about posing- but you always look gorgeous and very natural ;)

    I love the idea of just throwing a tube top over a body con dress- that’s genius!

  34. sexyinthecity
    Jul 29, 2009 @ 11:14:35

    You looks great!!
    love the colour combination nude + black! and the top and the shoes are amazing!
    You’re stunning ;)


  35. Tonitones
    Jul 29, 2009 @ 11:55:48


  36. charmaine
    Jul 29, 2009 @ 12:27:31

    you are super cuteeee!! and that headband is soooo pretty!

  37. Mads
    Jul 29, 2009 @ 13:00:43

    Love this outfit! sweet mixed with tough pieces with kick-ass shoes!=) love layering too plus it’s a great way of revamping previously worn pieces..

  38. jane st clair
    Jul 29, 2009 @ 13:30:53

    i love your top! i wish i could wear headbands like this!!
    the little violet dress

  39. Cris M.
    Jul 29, 2009 @ 13:48:20

    amazing shoes!!

  40. Lauren
    Jul 29, 2009 @ 14:26:42

    The way you put this all together is great. And you look so sweet in these photos!

  41. hanako66
    Jul 29, 2009 @ 15:17:29

    you are just the cutest thing ever….love this!

  42. Shin
    Jul 29, 2009 @ 16:01:27

    I love this outfit so much! The corset top is very edgy and yet romantic! The sequin headband is a perfect touch! xxoxoxo

  43. Maggie
    Jul 29, 2009 @ 16:02:41

    Hi Becs, u look gorgeous with the headband n love added the corset look!
    I have been contemplating whether to get those SE knockoffs too, as i think they are a bit overpriced! :(

  44. La Couturier
    Jul 29, 2009 @ 16:34:54

    Hellooooo beautiful!

    I’m so ready to raid your closet and run away with your fabulousness, but you look so good in everything I won’t (;

    And that smile of yours is radiant! And I want to cut my bangs like yours again!

    La C.

  45. becs
    Jul 29, 2009 @ 17:09:31

    Thanks! :) It’s actually on my apt. building’s rooftop. Though we will be moving in two weeks, so no more pics with bars in the background. :)

    xo, Becs

  46. D.S.
    Jul 29, 2009 @ 21:42:07

    Good grief girl you are gorgeous! I really love the sparkly headband and layered tube top; it looks fantastic. (and I love the sunset in the background).

  47. aldana
    Jul 30, 2009 @ 02:11:10

    HEY! great blog, is so original and cool, check out ours whenever U want, we invite you to follow it,

  48. HoneyBunny
    Jul 30, 2009 @ 11:13:01

    You look amazing, darling! I totally love the idea of the tube top over a dress, so thank you for inspiration!:)

    P.S. Did you get the dress? :)

  49. LaMimi
    Jul 30, 2009 @ 13:20:52

    What an inspirational combination Becs! At first I was confused whether you are wearing a top and a skirt and a tube top over it , but then I got it after reading the post …lol
    I’m definitely going to try that soon :0) hehe


  50. greenjeans
    Jul 30, 2009 @ 18:26:15

    That headband is awesome. I hate taking pictures of myself, I have no idea how you post self portraits all the time. Far braver than I.

  51. Fashion CHALET
    Jul 30, 2009 @ 18:53:21

    I said to myself, before even logging into my email, let’s stop by Becs page to say how I caught a small peep of Desperate Housewives of ATL- lol, always thinking of you when I watch Bravo now. NeNe and the other one not getting along, and a basketball player-husband having to retire from injury, that’s about all I saw…

    Great shoes, dear, loving the headband and peach touch too. – My new favorite colour!!!


  52. WendyB
    Jul 30, 2009 @ 21:32:53

    OT: but so funny you commented on my hair on my blog…I don’t know WHAT to do with it! Let me know if you have any ideas!

  53. adecadentthing
    Jul 30, 2009 @ 23:10:26

    i’ve never tried a sweetheart neckline over something, though i’ve always wanted to.. i just forget. haha.

    goodness i always love your styling, this outfit looks too good, and too cute on you


  54. hauteworld
    Jul 31, 2009 @ 02:51:59

    I’m a huge fan of layering, so I’m loving this outfit! Great idea just throwing the soft-toned Rampage top over the all-black outfit! And good going, not buying stuff this month! I’m going on a shopping ban starting now. It’s time to actually start creating looks using what I have. Have a great weekend!

  55. kirst
    Jul 31, 2009 @ 02:57:58

    wow you look awesome that outfit is fantastic and i love those shoes xoxox

  56. mikyandstyle
    Jul 31, 2009 @ 03:49:16

    love those shoessss

  57. velo
    Jul 31, 2009 @ 05:39:17

    i love all of ur stuffs!
    wanna exchange links, dear? =D

  58. Sylvia
    Aug 11, 2009 @ 21:05:02

    Hey Becs!! I’m about to drop off some comment bombs on you since i suck at keeping up with commenting but ironically i check my bloglist everyday hah! Anyway those boots are adorable!!

    Thanks for the Vegas wishes, im excited! Any advice about places to go aka shopping?? BTW, i’m getting my hair colored tmr, how exciting!! So in your post about your hair. You said it was like one color brown done in hightlights..how does that work??

    Anyways, love your blog and keep posting!!


  59. TaylorSterling
    Sep 10, 2009 @ 17:40:47

    sooooo adorable!

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