Going to your Sugar Daddy’s Funeral

Cashing in on that life insurance soon? I’m deeply sorry for your loss. But GIRL what are you going to wear???

 

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I kid. I hope you caught on to the satire at the beginning. If you haven’t, the internet has its share of sugar daddy memes.  I’m only poking fun at a cultural phenomenon. It’s like we’re stuck in some dark Lana Del Rey song. Young vibrant beauty meets handsome old money, a romance about lovers from different eras. I’m sure there’s a Lana song about an old rich dude that lives in California that drives a Chevy Malibu. It’s called Shades of Cool and there’s a video too. So mysterious.

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Inspired by dark, old money, old Hollywood glamor I bring you…what to wear to your sugar daddy’s funeral with a small side of Coco Chanel and sass. I present to you this all black look with a touch of vintage featuring black lace gloves. Can we bring back gloves for formal occasions? I feel fancy wearing these gloves.

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I opted for a black pencil skirt and an off the shoulder bodysuit. It’s a two piece, not a dress. This is my favorite black pencil skirt that goes with virtually everything.

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Making my bodysuit and skirt the centerpiece, I opted to keep my shoe choice simple with a pair of strappy heels.

I paired this black choker with an all rhinestone choker to balance out the black. Note: rhinestones are always a good idea if you want to feel and look fabulous.

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And I completed my look with my Betsey Johnson cheetah tan handbag, I LOVE her handbags. I felt that I wanted a little pop of print and color just to keep things interesting and from falling flat.

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Coco loves chillin in handbags so she’s good. No one is getting harmed I can assure you.

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Remember darling, you don’t need a sugar daddy and no man to slay. Let’s make this money ourselves.

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Outfit details:

Gloves: vintage

Shoes: Aldo

Black bodysuit: Forever 21

Black Pencil skirt: Forever 21

Handbag: Betsey Johnson

Pictures taken in Beverly Hills.

Photographer Emilia V. Check out her Instagram @emilia_rvxx

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Glam in blush

 

Hello Fabulous fashionist@s!♥ It’s hump-day! (Happy Hump-Day?) but can the weekend come any faster?

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I picked up this dress at a local boutique and I’m in love with the blush pink lace. This color is perfect for the spring that’s right around the corner. Can you believe it’s still winter? According to the almanac calendar spring is set to start March 20th at 9:15 am pacific time. I’m totally looking forward to longer sunny days.

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For this look I opted for these pointed nude heels as to keep it neutral. But added a rhinestone choker for a glam effect which I made that more dramatic.

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I also opted for pink tinted sun glasses so I’d avoid direct contact with the sun and the haters.

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The pink blazer completes the outfit where I aimed at creating a more chromatic effect but as you can see the sparkly choker keeps it glam, classy and interesting. I sometimes find that monochrome outfits fall a little flat. From that happening, I suggest adding a little bling to your outfit for a more dramatic effect….

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…you’ll stand out, look elegant and I’m sure you’ll get all sorts of compliments. After all, why blend in when you can stand out?

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As you can see Coco Chanel was being such a diva while shooting for this post. She has herself on such a high esteem, it’s kind of amazing to see this on a dog. She loves it when I carry her around in a purse, so it’s always fun to include a bag I can carry her in. My favorite ones are Betsy Johnson handbags, they’re not meant exclusively for pets but Coco absolutely loves them.

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See you next week!

XoXo,

-C.C ♥

Photos taken at Will Rogers Memorial Park/garden in Beverly Hills, CA.

Outfit details:

Blush pink blazer: Calvin Klien

Heels: Steve Madden

Glasses:Betsy Johnson

Choker: Windsor

 

 

 

Hello World!

Hello Fabulous fashionista! So nice to meet you, thanks for stopping by! I’d like to formally introduce myself as the Classic Californian. Now let me tell you a bit about myself, not only am I enamored with clothing but I’ve had my eyes glued to fashion magazines ever since I was a little girl. Fast forward 16 years and that “passion for fashion” is still in me. Which is why I have decided to start this blog. So why am I the “Classic Californian“? …Good question.

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I’m “Classic” because I’m inspired by the fashion, culture and music of the past century. Coco Chanel, Elizabeth Taylor and the 60’s just to name a few. Yet some of these fashion icons and their style continue to be prevalent in the fashion world. Take Audrey Hepburn for example. Her elegance, style and grace is timeless. Call that classic if you may. Fashion fads come and go but there are styles that deserve to be classic. Take any styles from any decade and guess what? You can wear that today! How? Stick around and I’ll show you how they could be worn today with a modern twist. That is just proof that the ever-changing fashion world is consistently bringing back fashion fads and styles. But some fads are best left in their respected time periods (ahem, 80’s crazy neon dresses and tutus? Yep that. )

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I’m “Californian” because I’m a sun kissed California girl. I love my home state and I can’t imagine anywhere that comes close to the west coast. [insert ‘California Gurls’ by Katy Perry here] I appreciate the culture, fashion, beaches and tons of famous land marks you can only find here! I want to show you all about it!

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Fashion and style are two different things. Fashion is bought however, style is something you posses. No amount of luxury fashion brands will give you style if you don’t make it your own.

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Thank you for checking out my page, make sure to check my site every Wednesday for more!

See you Wednesday!

-XOXO C.C♥

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