Cali Girls Wear Chucks

chucksIn 1908 Converse were the new kicks on the block. Only 9 years later, the company introduced the most successful selling basketball shoe in history, the Converse All-Stars. But it wasn’t until 1932 that these classic shoes adorned the name and signature of former basketball player Charles “Chuck” Taylor.  Since then, I don’t think a decade has gone by without Chucks making their mark on American history. Like in 1962 when basketball player Wilt Chamberlain scored 100 points in a game against the New York Knicks while wearing a pair of Chuck Taylors. Or when the character, Sho’nuff from the movie The Last Dragon (1985) says his infamous line, “Kiss my Converse.” And as we quickly approach 2015, Chuck Taylors continues to be a shoe of choice.  Continue reading

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Holiday Cheer

plaid skirt With a last name like Frost it’s no wonder I’m all about the Christmas season. I love the time spent with family, the sparking lights, and the jello and rompope! And now that December is well underway, it’s holiday cheer that inspired today’s Claus worthy outfit. This festive red pencil skirt is ideal for winter holidays. It’s midi length adds warmth without looking like a bulky winter piece. Continue reading

School House Rock

 

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Pencil skirts can be such fun and feminine pieces. I scored this plaid pencil skirt for $7.99. Its classic pattern reminds me of my elementary school uniform.  So to break up the school girl look, I added a little bad girl flare with this denim military vest. I chose a simple white tank top to wear under it to keep the outfit from looking too formal. (And because it was a 95° California day.) For arm candy I’m wearing June Cleaver pearls with a gaudy rhinestone bracelet and a black- Continue reading