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I’m living on such sweet nothing

30 Mar

If the rest of the year is as amazing as the month of March was I’m going to have the best year of my life! Firstly, March 1-3 I attended a Jivamukti Yoga retreat in Upstate New York. It was peaceful, enlightening and I saw the light and decided to become a vegetarian and any excess weight I was holding melted right off. As a result of changing my diet I felt better, lighter and my skin looks great. If  your ever in New York, check out JIVAMUKTI in Union Square and take every class given by Jules Febre and Narayani. They are the best and bringing out the best in you! I wish I could retreat every month.

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That was a fantastic start to the month. One of my closest friends Ava Lee Scott is an actor in the celebrated play Sleep No More

UnknownShe decided to join forces with GIRL BE HEARD(http://girlbeheard.org) which is an organization that helps girls that have been sex trafficked and have been abused by giving them a voice in their theater company. The beautiful girls from GIRL BE HEARD performed songs, monologues and mini plays in the Sleep No More Space. I was lucky enough to be a sponsor and make the girls Lila Juliet headbands.

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Me and my friends at Girl be heard. (I’m the one with the turban headband)

If you follow my blog you know I LOVE vintage everything.  I’ve been buying vintage in order to sell it on http://www.lilajuliet.etsy.com but I’ve been procrastinating.  But not this month! My sweet, beautiful friend Sam offered to model for me and my friend Sima did her make up. If you’re in the New York area and you need your makeup done contact her

https://www.facebook.com/Simsimanyc

This was the beautiful result

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Edie Vintage-Mod Mini Blue and Green Grecian Pattern Dress S/M


Edie Vintage-Mod Mini Blue and Green Grecian Pattern Dress S/M

Katy Vintage Red and black Polka Dot Last Friday Night 80's Skirt

Katy Vintage Red and black Polka Dot Last Friday Night 80’s Skirt

Scarlet Red Spring Maxi

Scarlet Red Spring Maxi

I’m hoping April is even better. I’ll be on the look out for the cheapest finds in the city and writing about them weekly. Thanks for checking out my blog.

Love,

Michelle

http://www.lilajuliet.etsy.com

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MOD Vintage look of the Day from the 1960’s-Inspired by Sophia Loren

20 Apr

My favorite actress of all time is Sophia Loren. Im just in love with the 1960’s old Hollywood look. Hair was always perfectly curled and clothing was so feminine. Girls got dressed up just to go the supermarket. My friends make fun of me for taking 30 minutes getting ready when all we are doing is going to Trader Joes. I dont care because I want to feel good when Im out and Im sure Sophia Loren would approve of me looking my best.

I hope these pics inspired some fashionistas out there. I was looking around on etsy and found some great mod looks.

Calliopegirl

Planetclairevintage

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Have fun with fashion and Enjoy your Day!

XOXO,

http://www.lilajulietheadbands.com

Under $20! Amazing Sale at Forever 21!! So fabulous, so cheap! Check this out!

19 Apr

So, I went to the forever 21 website and I pressed the sale button just for kicks, because at times I feel the sale items are so wack but alas, I was wrong and there are hidden treasures there. Check them out!

All these looks run from $8.99 to 10.99!!!!

So yeah, the looks are not cohesive but whatever I liked I had to post

Bargain Look of the Day. How I love FOREVER 21.xoxowww.lilajulietheadbands.com

18 Apr

I was just looking around in FOREVER 21’s website. I love the website because at times they offer more than the actual store does. I have not gone shopping in FOREVER, so to satisfy my craving for clothes, I put this affordable look together. I hope you like it!

$24.80

Multi Colored Bangles $5.80

The coolest shoes on their site right now $30.80

Vintagy looking sunglasses $5.80(they have dozens of styles)

That whole outfit comes to a grand total of 67.20 and chances are you already own a pair of ravishing shoes and sunglasses.

http://www.forever21.com is amazing.

Enjoy your Sunday

XOXO,

http://www.lilajulietheadbands.com

(2 for $10 sale until May 1!!)

GLOBAL ROACH-Giving a Voice to the Voiceless

14 Apr

I know this is a fashion blog but I really think it is of great importance to let you know of a really great project my friend Alba Albanese is working on. Alba is from New York and she is a trained actress, producer, dancer and a million other things. She decided to give a video camera to two boys in Brazil and to let them show us their world through their eyes.  When I hear “Brazil, I think of a paradise, I dream of sandy beaches and walking around in a bathing suit all day. It’s true, you can do all of that in Brazil and it is a beautiful place and I recommend you visit but there’s also another side to this magical place that you wont see in a brochure or in a commercial.

Most of us live pretty comfortable lives in comparison with the rest of the world. We are all so worried about our clothes, hair, rent, jobs and other things that aren’t really important in the grand scheme of things. There are people literally struggling to stay alive every single day.

In Albas words this is a summary of this documentary-

In RioRoach, We follow two boys in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in the first part of the Documentary Series entitled GlobalRoach.


They tell their stories and take us where cameras can’t go, they show us their world.
YOU WONT SEE THIS IN THE NEWS!
THIS IS NOT A FILM!
It’s the lives of real people; TOLD by THEM, SHOT by THEM.
Some images a graphic; several people in this documentary were murdered after we shot their stories. It’s the reason they were willing to let us in…a cry for help.
THEIR VOICES ARE NOT HEARD!!!!
HERE, today, some are gone but their VOICES REMAIN!!!!
Giving a VOICE to the VOICELESS!!!
Please be brave to hear it.
Introducing GlobalRoach

To see a bit of this documentary check this out-

http://vimeo.com/channels/globalroach

and also add GLOBAL ROACH to your facebook

http://www.facebook.com/#!/group.php?gid=11220776863&ref=ts

Please add this and be grateful for the life you were given.

LOVE,

Michelle & Lila Juliet

I found the hottest Vintage Military Jacket on ETSY by JoulesVintage.

7 Apr

So as always I have to keep up with my Etsy site. I handcraft and sell silk headbands with embellishments. After I updated the LILAJULIET site I started looking around for jackets. I totally fell in love with this one from Joules Vintage. I can’t get enough of her ETSY store. She has vintage everything!

Joules Vintage $45

I love the fit on this jacket. Check out the awesome slimming effect on the waistline. Imagine the possibilities. If your daring you can wear with just black tights and heels.

http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=32203358

Phillip Lim offers a great military jacket for $660

Look at Kat Von D’s fitted jacket.

Enjoy,

XOXO,

lilajuliet.etsy.com

Rihanna’s Gorgeous Big Bow Headband Recreated!! by Lila Juliet

15 Mar

So I was skimming through the internet and saw Rihanna with this gorgeous headband and I had to have it.  This look is great with your hair pulled up in a messy bun. So check this out and let me know what you think. Lately Ive been seeing alot of the BOW craze and I love it. Im excited about all of this 80’s inspired fashion. I feel like Im in elementary school again but this time Im able to do it right by wearing whatever the hell I want. So Im walking out of my apartment in my red mini frilly polka dot skirt and with a  big red bow placed on the side. Ala Katy Perry.

PS-CLICK ON THE PICTURES TO SEE THEM FULL SIZE

XOXO.

http://www.lilajuliet.etsy.com

Rihannas big bow headband!

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