Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Look :: Purple + Gold

Outfit details: Scarf - Windsor. Watch - Michael Kors. Sneakers - Ross. Shirt, tank, shorts (cut from jeans myself) - Ann Taylor. Tights - We Love Colors. Nail polish - OPI "You Don't Know Jacques"

These photos are so awkward that I almost didn't post them, but I decided they were too hilarious not to share. Last week I had the amazing opportunity to attend a Lakers game at the Staples Center in Downtown LA for a United Way charity event. We were treated like royalty in a personal suite complete with unlimited beer and decadent desserts! It was my first basketball game ever, so I didn't have anything to compare it to; but I know that if/when I attend another one (which I hope to do), it won't be as fun as this was. Even though we lost, it was such an intense, exciting game with a close finish!

Confused? Understandable. I've never really cared about sports and I'm not athletic by any means, but -- surprise! -- I actually like and know the game of basketball. My mom signed me up as a youngster because I was so tall compared to my peers. However, after joining cheerleading -- then doing marching band and theatre and choir, while also taking dance classes, and trying tennis for a season -- I developed other talents and priorities. Basketball fell to the wayside, and it didn't pique my interest again until just recently.

My skills clearly lie in the arts, and I don't plan on doing anything more athletic in the future than stepping on an elliptical machine, but I'm glad to have rediscovered a long-lost hobby. Football, on the other hand? Even after playing my flute at all those games in high school, I still have no idea what it's about. Anyone wanna fill me in before tomorrow? No? Okay then. Back to fashion!

(Poirsha, Aaron, Katie, Kevin, Josh, Jonathan, Jennifer, Andrew B, me, Eric T, James)


  1. I love that brown flowered scarf!

  2. Looks like you had such a fun time! I don't know too much about the Lakers but you'd definitely be ready in those colors to hang out come Mardi Gras! :p

    Gold + purple is one of my favorite color combos!

  3. Suites are nice! I've only been to a few basketball games, although I'm not into it, I just love sport games in general, the fans, crowds,etc. can be fun with the right company of friends.

  4. huh. lakers. stephanie, we are SO over. on the east coast over here, we're all about the CELTICS!! BOO to the lakers!!! haha, just kidding :P .... seriously though. glad you had such a good time :)

    Impressed as to how well you can pull off those kicks. they're totally cute and fun. love them! i played basketball for a short while in school, too. my mom also signed me up (what is with moms?!). i was short, but i was still okay. just didn't like it that much, though. fun photos. thanks for sharing! hope you had a good thanksgiving, and enjoy the weekend!

    xox, amber

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  6. I saw your scarf (which I love!) and it reminded me of these 2 scarves I got form Windsor...then I saw that that's where you got yours! Haha. Yes I'm not a big sports person either...I've only played tennis, and I don't understand football still. I've always wanted to play volleyball but 5'1" does not put me at an ideal height...

  7. omg you just totally made me miss my so cal homeland:( Mega sad face! but it does look like you had fun!


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