just. wow.

kelly wearstler’s accomplished quite a bit–playboy “playmate of the month”  turned big time interior designer and now, fashion designer as of spring 2011.  of course, being married to brad korzen of viceroy hotel group doesn’t hurt either.  my company has worked with her studio on a few viceroy properties and i’m especially a fan of the the 7th floor of department store bergdorf goodman.  i forgot to visit the last time i was in nyc, but i will make sure to go this february when i’m there.

she’s really translated her hallmark whimsical style into fashion apparel successfully.  but her marketing team especially is doing a fantastic job.  the  upcoming look book shot by jamie beck of from me to you fame featuring kelly framel of the glamourai notoriety in malibu is just stunning.

i apologize for the many photos, but there are a lot.  and there are so many good ones.  and what would a nod to jamie beck be without a cinemagraph?

shot on pacific coast highway

and speaking of jamie, how cute is this post on her other half?

high fashion meets high art in christian louboutin’s fall 2011 look book

i’m loving (and geeking out over) christian louboutin’s fall 2011 lookbook!!  this lookbook, which is photographed by peter lippman, is inspired by classic portraiture style and features recreations of iconic paintings.

art history is one of the few classes i got an a+ in college so i’m pretty stoked.

** WARNING: the last image is nsfw **

christian louboutin's toostie bootie

james mcneal whistler's "arrangement in black & grey: the artist's mother" (better known as "whistler's mother")

christian louboutin's puck

georges de la tour's "magdalene and the flame"

christian louboutin's pigalle plato, gold strass & spikes, & catalina clutch

francois clouet's "elisabeth of austria"

christian louboutin's 8 mignons, amethyst suede

francisco de zurbaran's "santa dorotea"

christian louboutin's halte

jean baptiste-camille corot's "portrait of a girl"

christian louboutin's griffon artemis day bag

jean-marc nattier's "marquise d'antin"

christian louboutin's balda bootie

marie-guilleme benoit's "portrait d’une negresse"

and some of my personal favorites from his a/w 2011 collection:

alex lion paw pump

really liking the 1en8 in…

lace

houndstooth

strass

tweed

which material do you like most?  having a hard time deciding.  i think i like lace the most…but i already have lace shoes.

LOVING this:

markesling