Friday, January 13, 2012

Lotus Flower Bomb

I: Hello all! I recently attended a showcase, hosted by the flawless duo Mila & Fire of milafirevintage.com. I went out to support my favorite local designer, Aminah Muse of Yanghi, and her lovely muse Georgette. Amid the flashing pink lights of the Lotus Lounge and the dazzling crowd of fashionistas and fashionistos selling, buying, and just mingling, I must admit that I felt like some kind of socialite. Needless to say, I fell instantly in love with everything and everyone. Here are some snapshots from the night, to give you a feel of what I mean.
Aminah herself- exotic as always!
Yanghi's little selling station, complete with a slideshow of the beautiful Georgette. My two personal favorites were a dyed lace vintage wedding dress and a reconstructed tribal print button up (pictured above). Of course, I was drooling for them, but didn't have an extra dime to spare. 
More lights, and a couple gasps later, George (pictured below) and I stumbled upon another brilliant booth owned by The GoldDiggers. I was pleased to find that they're having a sale this coming Monday, at which I will definitely be spending more than I can afford to spend.                         
When I said that I couldn't resist buying at least something, I really meant it! I found myself rushing to an ATM to get this incredible colorful sweater for an incredible $15 dollars from the Rags to Riches booth. Let me just say that they are two of the sweetest, most down to earth girls, and that their wares are both affordable and super cute.
Unfortunately, my camera's battery decided to die before I could get a picture of myself at the event, but when I got home, I just snapped a couple pictures of my outfit. 
Wore a Vintage Leather Jacket, Turquoise Earrings (gifted), Vintage Goldenrod Button-Up, American Apparel Harem Pants, Vintage Belt, Deena and Ozzy Snakeskin Booties, Tribal Print DIY Headband and Chaps Menswear Socks

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