This Helmut Lang vest is meant to be worn as a layering piece over a top, and pants. However, to create an illusion of a dress I wore the belted vest over a vintage Armani tank, and skirt. It moves beautifully with the breeze because of the way it’s draped with side slits, and center back slit.
My fiancé, and I moved recently to a new area of Los Angeles called Mount Washington. Discovering the surrounding neighborhoods of Eagle Rock, and Highland Park have been such fun. On a weekly basis, a new restaurant, or shop is opening up. The best part is that it’s still mostly mom n' pop businesses. You get a real feeling of the neighborhood’s culture, and history when walking the streets. And I’m thrilled with all the REAL vintage shops in the area. Cool is an understatement when describing NELA (North East Los Angeles). If you don’t believe me, take
LA Weekly's word for it, article here. These photos were taken right next to Verdugo bar, and Habitat Coffee in Eagle Rock.