Hello Holiday Fall 2014 Lookbook

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Meg and Sarah of Hello Holiday released their Fall Lookbook and it’s as adorable as expected! Shot at the cute pad of Hello Holiday’s beauty director Rebecca Forsyth, the spread features pastel coats, clever sweaters, and out-of-this-world bags!

Not sure if I could pick a favorite piece. Might be a tie between the pink and black checkered Keiko coat and the polka-dotted Ally dress. Then there’s the Space Girl Dress and the Pink Poodle coat. Oh and the Cinephila bag of course! Shop them all here!

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Photographed by Amy Lynn Straub. The models: sculptor Angie Seykora and dancer Ally Quint.

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September 27, 2014   1 Comment

Give It All To Me

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These are all the things I am currently dreaming about. All the usual Marie vibes are here: magic versus magick, witchery versus trickery, things I can wear to The Magic Castle or a séance. Have I mentioned my birthday is next month? (Same day as Angela Lansbury’s.)

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September 16, 2014   No Comments

Agent Lover Loves Crap Eyewear and Giveaway!

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Can you see my messy kitchen table reflected in there…

If you know me, then you know that I am OBSESSED with cateye sunglasses. I mean, I’m obsessed with sunglasses in general ::glances over at giant pile of scattered shades on desk::, but a cute cateye frame is definitely a signature accessory in the Closet of Rie.

Crap Eyewear is one of my favorite sunglasses brands, and it’s in part due to their amazing cateye style called “The Diamond Brunch.” I have the white pair above, which totally makes me feel like Rose McGowan’s character in Doom Generation. Badass, right?

Well, lucky for you, Crap Eyewear and I are giving away a pair of “The Diamond Brunch,” in classique black. SO CHIC! Just leave a comment below (or on Instagram) and I will choose a winner this Thursday, Sept 18. BONUS: If you repost on Instagram using the hashtag #ALlovescrapeyewear you’ll get an extra entry! At this time, this giveaway is open only to my sisters in the United States. Good luck!

 

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FYI…it comes in this ADORABLE case!  So genius! The cuteness of it has seriously has gotten me to always put the sunglasses in the case when I’m not wearing them. I’m actually consciously protecting them for once, unlike all the other times I’ve thrown my glasses in my bag leaving them to be scratched or covered in lipstick! Thank you Crap Eyewear!

Update: Comments are closed as of 9/18 6pm PST! Winner announced shortly! 

Update #2! The winner is @brenda_jaee! Please email me at marie (at) agentlover.com to claim your prize!

Thank you everyone!

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September 15, 2014   23 Comments

My Current Dream Lewk

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I’m only going to take outfit posts if I’m in something like this. ::slams book shut:: Love you Dimepiece.  FYI I have that photo on the wall of my bubblegum pink bathroom.

July 8, 2014   3 Comments

Agent Lover Loves Maiden Voyage + Giveaway!

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As you may know, I am a big fan of cryptozoology, so when I first discovered Maiden Voyage Clothing I completely freaked! I love their unique t-shirt designs, and this crypto-themed one is bananas!  And what’s even more awesome is we are giving this rad-ass shirt to a very special Agent Lover reader!!!!

There are a couple of ways to enter: leave a comment on this post as per yooj, telling me your favorite cryptid, whether it’s the Yeti or the Chupacabra or any other mysterious creature. You can also leave a comment on this Instagram post! For additional entries, repost the Instagram photo using the hashtag #ALMaidenVoyage so I can find you. I will choose the winner on Friday. Good luck my fellow crypto-loving pals!

May 26, 2014   9 Comments

Southern Style Icon: Annelle of Steel Magnolias

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I recently wrote an article for Rookie about my love for the movie, Steel Magnolias aka STEEL MAGZ, so I thought it would be a good time to talk about how much I love the character Annelle’s style in the film. TBH, she isn’t my numba one favorite character  (that would go to Truvy played by THEE Dolly Parton, duh, or that ol’ grump Ouiser) but Annelle (played by Daryl Hannah) definitely has the cutest look of las chicas de magnolias.

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Annelle rolls into Truvy’s salon as the new gal in town who goes from awkward wallflower to party girl to born-again Xtian, all throughout the course of the film. While she doesn’t spit out dat rich, quotable word venom like the other ladies do, I do appreciate her vintage specs and her nameplate necklace. These days she’d definitely have a pretty good Instagram following with that look.

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WAIT what are those scary ass balloons in the background!!

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Are those some sheer pastel pink polka dot gloves I spy??

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Bonus: after a year or so of painfully living VCR-free due to (never learning how to hook up this ancient device) laziness and moving, I can now happily say that me and my VCR are back in action. Delishis…

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May 20, 2014   1 Comment

Basic Betch

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I have to admit, these days I can appreciate simplicity in things that I wear. Don’t worry, I ain’t gettin’ SOFT ON YA, but I’ve definitely learned how to appreciate a basic tee. I’m sure working in basics in my day job has contributed to that. This past year I’ve acquired a decent amount of crop tees, which are perfect for wearing under pinafore dresses. I am loving this leopard print one from Swell.

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Outfit deetz: leopard crop top c/o Swell, Asos dress, Modcloth tights and shoes.

April 26, 2014   2 Comments

Exclusive Video Premiere: Summer Twins – “Darlin’ “

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YOU GUYS I am such a huge fan of the band Summer Twins, the supercute sisterduo of Chelsea and Justine Brown who make the dreamiest tunes right here in So Cal, so I am really excited to premiere the video for their song, “Darlin’” which is off their new EP, Forget Me.

From Chelsea:  “This video is a documentation of a 10 day tour we did last year in Japan. For years, it’s been a dream of ours to go out there, so the whole thing felt unreal and we were lucky to arrive while the cherry blossoms were blooming!

 I originally wrote the song about touring and the struggle that brings with being in a relationship. At the time we filmed this, my boyfriend was on tour for two months with his band, while we were touring here in the US then Japan, so the song felt like an appropriate fit. We were living in two completely different worlds and trying to stay connected with short phone calls here and there, so it wasn’t easy, but this song was meant to serve as a sort of reassurance that we’d make it through all the trials of touring. 
 
Our good friend/go-to-photographer, Joy Newell, came along with us to film and she also edited all the footage. We fell in love with Japan and made some great friends out there. We can’t wait to go back!”

 

This song makes me miss Japan!!! (and my LDR boyfriend too :* )

 

Make sure to pick up the EP here!

 

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March 1, 2014   No Comments

Happy Valentine’s Day from Agent Lover and oNecklace!

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Happy Valentine’s Day my sweet angels of the Internets! Hope you are spending today treating yourself with heart-shaped pizzas, flowing champagne, human and/or animal snuggz, and with lots of love exploding from every orifice. WELL…I have a present for you too and it’s not just the fact that I’m blogging regularly again!

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I LOVE me a personalized name necklace and have worn my gold “Marie” one for years. I consider them a classic piece of jewelry, and not some fad from ye ol’ Carrie Bradshaw. oNecklace makes a ton of nameplate necklace, ranging from ~la fancy styles~ to simple, yet super cute!  My witch en espanol necklace has been decorating my neck almost every day and loved it so much, I ended up buying one for my friend Sam for Xmas. So why don’t you celebrate this special day of Love with some personalized jewelz and treat yo’self babys! Use discount code: agentlover to get 10% off your purchase! Imagine the possibilities…your name, your boo’s name, your pup’s name, your secret nickname, my name (JK that might be a TAD creepy but I would STILL blush…)

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♥Outfit deetz: On me, that lesser known Built by Wendy for Target dress from a couple of years ago, Modcloth tights, Macy’s booties, that beaut Erin Fetherston x Target heart purse from 2008. On Sam, vintage dress and shoes, Modcloth tights ♥

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♥Photos by Margaret!♥

February 14, 2014   No Comments

Saturday I’m In Love

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AHHHHH I’m totally in love with this ruffled sleeve dress from Kate Spade Saturday. I have fantasies of styling it in all three colors, three different ways.  SO CUTE. I haven’t gotten anything from the line yet but I been droolin’ ova here!

February 13, 2014   No Comments