Tuesday, January 27, 2009

A Styling Safari

I am beyond elated to share that I will be taking the holiday of lifetime with my family on a whirlwind safari in South Africa in two weeks! Having worked at Animal Planet and considering my fam’s menagerie of various pets, this trip is made for us.

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In anticipation of target tank tops, dusty running shoes, lived-in sweats for the long plane ride and the other usual unattractive gear I require when touring, I decided to compile some fantasy runway looks that are safari-inspired. They may have no place in reality but hey, sometimes it’s fun to use your imagination!

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You could get right down to business in utilitarian Milly

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You could go glam with an iridescent sheen in Lanvin

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You could punk up the basic collared khaki shirt in Louis Vuitton

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Don some comfy chic separates with Derek Lam

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Or dare to channel your inner Indiana Jones meets gypsy in my favourite runway look from Ralph Lauren

If your head is screwed on straight (and you’re not a trophy wife) than you could ditch the runway visions all together and don this super cute safari ensemble from J Crew:

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Ringspun cotton painted-graphic tee, $39.50, Selima for J.Crew aviator sunglasses, $275.00, Favorite-fit everyday chino, $59.50, Rimini metallic flat sandals, $98.00

For now, I’ll just stick with my Mossimo tanks…

4 comments:

kay* said...

oh jess! you are so lucky. you are going to have a fantastic time!

So Haute said...

How cool! That is something I've always wanted to do. Enjoy every minute of it and have an amazing time!!!

Anonymous said...

have an amazing time!
travel safe..

can't wait to see pictures!!

coco+kelley said...

LOVE the ralph lauren! i thought that collection was so fun - glam and outdoorsy. who would have thought? i'm also loving the j.crew selections though. much more budget friendly ;)