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Gina Michele
NY
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Dress, Necklace and belt own design, Sunglasses and other jewelry vintage Well, I'm back after a month long absence! I was feeling very burnt out, so I thought it was best to take a short break. It worked wonders and I'm feeling incredibly motivated! I purchased this vintage cotton while... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2010 at Gina Michele
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Imitation top, Vintage skirt, Vintage and F21 jewelry, Stella McCartney Sandals Wow, a full week without a post. I've been a very bad blogger! I've been wanting to do some more outfit posts but the scorching heat followed by 2 days of thunderstorms prevented me. My goal is to start... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2010 at Gina Michele
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New pieces from my line as well as some new vintage listings ♥ Gina Michele La Vita e Bella tunic/mini dress $45 Paradise City vintage top $16 First Kiss vintage dress $22 L.A. Woman vintage romper $32 Gina Michele Bones cashmere sweater $34 Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2010 at Gina Michele
Elle- haha, someone told me that for the first time a few days ago in a previous post =) I see the resemblance a little...
Toggle Commented Jul 7, 2010 on Dark Side of the Sun at Gina Michele
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See by Chloe top, Emmanuelle Khanh skirt, Forever 21 rings, Prada Sandals I'm really into mixing prints lately. It seems to work best when you stay in the same color family and vary the print sizes (in this case- large and small florals) This skirt has some lovely draping in... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2010 at Gina Michele
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Avec Girl stud crop top $99.99 I adore this top! It would look amazing with a high waisted full skirt. It would also work well as a layering piece when the cold weather comes. Graphophone Woman sketch print $15 The Sewing Machine is Beautiful print $15Jeffrey Richter is an amazing... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2010 at Gina Michele
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Paul & Joe tunic, Vintage slip and sunglasses, Forever 21 rings, Prada wedges The weather has been hot and terribly humid lately so I'm gravitating towards anything loose. I purchased this tunic a few years ago and never wore it. I have no idea why. I put it on today... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2010 at Gina Michele
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Ton of new goodies added to the shop this week: Friday Night, Saturday Morning vintage shirt dress $24 Lolita vintage babydoll dress $26 Gina Michele Whiskey Rock a Roller eco friendly leather bag $98 Lemon vintage top $22 Gina Michele Hello Brooklyn eco friendly necklace $28 Good Fortune vintage dress... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2010 at Gina Michele
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Vintage Betsey Johnson dress, Vintage cardigan and jewelery, Ash sandals Yikes, I just realized it's been a week since my last update! Work has been keeping me VERY busy. I'm not going to complain though =) I found this 80's Betsey Johnson dress at a thrift store recently. It's so... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2010 at Gina Michele
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Gina Michele dress, Vintage jewelry, Marc by Marc Jacobs shoes I constructed this dress using vintage fabric (taken from a very large maxi dress). I lined it in brown silk which peeks through the lace inserts. I love dresses that are fitted at the waist and have a full skirt.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2010 at Gina Michele
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I'm in the process of re-vamping my photos over at my Etsy shop, which is no small task considering I have around 140 items listed. I still can't get the lighting quite right (ARG!), but at least it's an improvement over my old photos. I hope everyone is having a... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2010 at Gina Michele
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I've been following the work of NYC based photographer Jamie Nelson for a few years now. Jamie has a distinctive style and she uses color brilliantly. She transitions seamlessly from the natural to the avant garde. Below are some of my favorite shots. Visit her website (jamienelson.com) to see more.... Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2010 at Gina Michele
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I'm a sucker for a bad-ass pair of shoes. They're the perfect accessory to pair with frilly dresses. A bondage inspired shoe will always keep an outfit from looking too sweet. Below are some of my favorite for spring. Seriously, how amazing are those Lavins? Versace Hidden Platform Ankle Boots... Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2010 at Gina Michele
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Vintage skirt and jewelry, Calvin Klein black tube top, Plein Sud tank, Stella McCartney heels This tank is hip length and on the slouchy side. I was never really sure what to do with it so I usually just wore it with jeans. This is the first time I paired... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2010 at Gina Michele
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Vintage dress, Christian Dior sunglasses, Marc Jacobs boots, Devi Kroell bag It's rainy and cold in NY today so I plan on just staying inside and sewing. Luckily, I got the chance to take some pics a few days ago when the weather was nicer. This dress was originally ankle... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2010 at Gina Michele
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I'm the process of decorating my new studio and I wanted to share my latest DIY project. I have a section marked off as a sitting/hang out space. I have this amazing glass/wrought iron coffee table, but I needed some kind of seating. Since the space is small a sofa... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2010 at Gina Michele
Thank you so much for the kind comments! Chriselle- Yes, the bag does come in black. I'll have one posted at my Etsy shop this weekend =)
Toggle Commented May 13, 2010 on Whiskey Rock a Roller at Gina Michele
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Samantha Treacy dress, vintage vest and jewelry, Gucci bag, Devi Kroell shoes I pretty much live in dresses. This is a great year round one because of the neutral colors and sleeves. Also, it has pockets which I absolutely adore on skirts/dresses. The snake cuff is around 90 years old.... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2010 at Gina Michele
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For Spring 2010 I introduced an eco-friendly handbag into my collection I'm pleased to say that it has gotten a great response from boutique buyers and customers. The bag (named Whiskey Rock a Roller) is a roomy, slouchy hobo constructed from vintage leather jackets. The shoulder strap is braided, hand... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2010 at Gina Michele
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Balenciaga Tee, vintage skirt, Prada Sandals I've had this tee for quite some time. The cut is really great- slim but still loose with a wide scoop neck. Best of all is the rainforest print. I love the panther chillin' out on the branch =) This is one of my... Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2010 at Gina Michele
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I've had a crazy week, which unfortunately has translated into MIA status here on the blog. My boyfriend, kitties and I just moved into our new place. I'm still in the process of setting up/decorating my studio. I'll be sure to post pics when I'm finished. Speaking of pics...I took... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2010 at Gina Michele
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I absolutely adore the color yellow (not the pastel shades...the bright saturated ones) It's bold and energetic and definitely not for wallflowers =) Here are some of my favorites: Dress on Model- Shopbop Nanette Lepore $348 Necklace- Etsy EzzaExclusive $150 Bag- Etsy delacyonline $450 Dress- Mod Cloth $64.99 Wedges- Zappos... Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2010 at Gina Michele
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I have a great weekend lined up which includes plenty of sewing, vintage photoshoots and best of all...moving into my new place (yay!) In the meantime for your shopping pleasure I added some treats to my Etsy Shop I Want Candy tank $18 Taste of India dress $32 Cool on... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2010 at Gina Michele
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Marc by Marc Jacobs dress, CP Company silk jacket, Gina Michele bag, vintage jewelery, Stella McCartney shoes I purchased this jacket a little while ago. I loved the color and the easiness of it but I wasn't sure how well it would work with my style. Fast forward a few... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2010 at Gina Michele
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Welcome! After spending a considerable amount of time reading and enjoying other people's blogs I decided it was time to start my own. This blog will be about life, work and all the other things that make me happy (like sporting my new sandals after a particularly dreary/snowy NY winter!)... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2010 at Gina Michele