Saturday, October 31, 2009

Bueno: Trick or Treat Transportation!

Tonight is a night for fun, fun, fun! When you grow up Halloween is not so much about candy as it is about super slutty costumes and lots of cocktails! 
But just because you look like and idiot (Paris) that is no excuse to act like one! 

Please remember tonight, that their are LOTS of other Drunky McGoos ot on the roads this Halloween! 

So please call a taxi. Just dial 411 and get the number of a taxi service near you... 
Because if you are drunk dialing at 4am, it should be to a cab company and not your ex-boyfriend! 

Get together with your friends and rent a limo! 
How fun! Now when your driving around looking for the next party... You are actually having the best kind of party! 

You could always designate a driver... You know your pregnant friends still wanna go out, and they CAN'T drink! 

If worse comes to worst, you can always call your mom to come pick you up! Just like high-school! 

Of course she may send your dorky 17 year old brother, but whatever at least you will get home safe! 

Because seeing this guy at a party is funny, but do you really want to run into him on the road? 

In the famous words of our adorable Jewish boyfriends The Beastie Boys.... 
Remember people, 
if your diving don't drink, 
and if your drinking don't drive. 
Ahhhh yea, Good'night! 

XOXO- Things-We-Heart

Friday, October 30, 2009

Fashion Friday: We heart fashion icon costumes and wearing them later too!!!

OK... so Halloween is almost here (1 day! Wooo hoooo!) and we are gonna squeeeeze every last ounce out of it ;). It's sooo worth it right?

A looong weekend of candy eating, costume wearing, disco dancing nights...nothing could be more fun filled. OK there is one all expense paid shopping spree and vacation to every country in Europe...but at least you know Halloween is a sure thing.

In honor of the amazingly fun day we decided to mix fun and fashion (well fashion is always fun...but we decided to mix costumes and fashion)...and a few of our favorite fashion icons...
We heart dressing up as fashion icons...and you know what we heart even more??? Dressing up like them for Halloween and being able to wear every piece from your costume again and again!
Recessionistas and fashionistas and costumistas UNITE!

Each piece from each Halloween costume is super wearable and muy en vouge for your closets pleasure.

Let's start with the man (may he rest in peace) who single handedly changed music, fashion and celebrity..Michael Jackson.

Here is a great costume inspired by his outfit in the Billie Jean video.

LOOOVE his leather suit and pink shirt!
To create this look...
Grab a pink button up. We love the ones from American Apparel.

And while you are there grab a red bow tie or here's one from Amazon.

Now for the meat and potatoes...
We super heart these leather trousers from Geren Ford.

The cut is perfect and the slightly dropped crotch is a must.
Wear these later with gorge booties or sky high platforms like these from LAMB.

Grab a strong blazer like this fantastically tailored one from Elizabeth and James and you are on your way.

We were so inspired after watching This Is It we wanted to do 2 MJ honor his geniusness (is that a word?).

He was really well known for his Military ensembles...he made them sooo popular they are back and more wearable than ever.
Look at this uber easy to wear MB from BB Dakota.

Great fit and details. Wear later with skinny jeans a great drapey top and converse ;)
Nothing says MJ like an amazing pair of gold sequin pants. Here are a super girly pair from Siwy.

Soooo Michael!!!
Pair these later with high Docs or moto boots and an over sized cashmere sweater like this snuggly one from Bloomies.

Now for the amazing shoes.....wait for them...wait....

Right?!?!?!?!?! Perf for the costume and even more perfect with ankle skimming jeans and a blazer.

Hmmmm we just saw that hair on someone recently too....oh yeah! Drew Barrymore ;)

Debbie Harry is another musical fashion icon...her looks have inspired most of today's most fashionable pop icons.

She was the perfect mix of pixie meets punk and blue collar worker meets today's super models (and she did this over 20 years ago!!!!)
This is one of our all time favs from the Blondie singer.

Only DH could pull off a vneck tee as a dress with knee pads and white boots...and look that freaking hot!
Here is a great dress from the leaders of the rad everyday tee brigade...LNA.

Grab a pair of knee pads from any sporting goods store or Target.

Hmmm how can you use these later???
And pair with amazing white boots. Either super high Docs that will still look amazing next summer with a sundress

or these amazing vintage boots.

The icon of all smashion icons...the lady who changed fashion for good.
Not only did she make sun kissed skin cool (they didn't know about skin cancer back then) but she is the reason millions of New Yorkers (and now me) where black as if it was the only color in the closet.

Miss Coco Chanel how we heart thee...sooo much we ordered "How to Speak French" cd's.
The staple of CC wardrobe...besides black...were great trousers. We heart these from Wall Street.

Perfectly cropped to go with any shoe when Halloween is over and the boyfriend cut is oh sooo in.
CC made tweed gorgeous and tiny tweed blazers HUGE...still today!

Thanks Urban for this crazy cute version...sooo Coco!

This would look great with a high waisted mini and cami when you are done being CC.

When most women were wearing heels and corseted boots...Coco was donning men's style shoes to match her masculine aesthetics.
Hello amazing oxfords!!!!!!!!

Please come visit my tootsies! I will even get them polished and scrubbed for you.

Now, no Coco would be complete with out a pile of pearls.

Thanks to F21 you can get a whole bunch for not a whole bunch.

And last but nooooo way least...our fav...our go to gal for style...Kate Moss!

There are sooo many great ways to be the Great Kate but it seems that the one she wants us to remember is her penchant for over the knee boots (before the trend got big and still looked timely and timeless) and skinny jeans.

She is the perfect supermodel. Part rock and roll and every bit sexy and effortlessly glam.
Every piece from your KM outfit will be yours to wear everyday after the 31st.

Grab your fav skinny jeans...
Get a pair of wearable and timeless OTK boots. We love these from Guess.

Not slutty and totally doable.

Pair with a cute vintage tee

(we just steal ours from the boys...well 1 of us has a nasty Ebay habit) from Ebay or any thrift store since you are running out of time.

And Kate's fav, go to piece for the last 10 years...a structured blazer.
Yay Jcrew for your gorge blazers!

Thanks for your cute styling ideas!

Kate is never without her Raybans

so you better grab a pair of fakies at Urban or get a real pair that will last you a life time of wears and save your eyes.
Now if we could only have her face and hair. did that picture get there....yet another reason to want to be Kate for Halloween...JOHNNY DEPP!

Have fun tomorrow!!!! Be all you can be!!!! Then wear it all makes it way more fun.

xoxo t.w.h.

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Decor to DIE for: Haunt your house!

The word is out that we heart Halloween, and the truth is that we really do! 
Our favorite part of Halloween, aside from the candy, and the costumes, and the excitement in the air... Is decorating! 

We love to dress up our selves and our houses and celebrate All Hallow's Eve with our friends. 

Now quick... tell us what lady comes to your mind when we say, 
slightly frightening yet, undeniably intriguing sorceress of craft? 

That's right! The mistress of all things holiday, Martha Stewart! 
Needless to say about 99% of the beautiful haunted house ideas come from this women' s brain... Well, her and her power house staff of little Marthas. 
Really, where would we be without her? 

Because as much as we heart strobe lights and bowls of eye balls, 
(We knew it was grapes in jelly all along!) 
there comes a time in every host and hostesses life when we must put away childish things. 
But that doesn't mean we can't have fun! 
Welcome to lesson 101 in classy, elegant, and whimsical holiday decor! 
Gauze cobwebs and the black table cloth mixed with the wilted lilly's equal spooky old house! 

Wrap your mirrors in cheese cloth drape them in vines and add goblets and a smokey witches brew to your bar, to give it just the right flavor. 
Note the bowl of pomegranates on the side table? Perfect for Halloween since pomegranates are the fruit of the dead! 

We love the idea of draping your furniture with old white sheets to give the apperance of an abandoned house... This is really a useful trick if you are bringing in extra seating for your party that may not match you regular furniture. 
Voila, instant haunted house! 

And what better way to keep guests away from areas you want left alone? The candles and spiderwebs up the stairs make it look so spooky, no one will want to enter! 

As for food and treats, we love holiday buffets. And since fall is the perfect time for soup... You can get a real witches cauldron and set it out for your guests! 

Add in a desert table decorated with black candelabras and black glass cake stands loaded up with delicious treats! 

Oh and it is always a plus if you can have someone dress like the creepy butler! 
Didn't your husband need to find a place to wear his wedding tux again? 

Then you can get busy serving drinks to all your guests on a mummy head tray! 

Worried about your guests drinking too much and breaking your fine wine glasses?
Not to worry, we are big fans of the Target acrylic wine glasses! These ones are special for Halloween!  

What's that you say Martha? Acrylic glasses are not classy? Well neither is getting down on your hands and knees in your mini-skirt Little Red Riding-Hood costume to pick up glass shards off the floor! Trust us, we have been there. 

And for the beer drinking men in your life, poor that Harvest Moon pumpkin ale into these skull mugs! 

Lets say you have 7 or 8 extra hours free while getting the house ready for your haunted house-warming. 

Why no cut out a couple hundred different size tissue paper bats? 
Sounds fun! See this is when Martha's staff comes in handy. 

We have always loved black glass chandeliers... And holiday decorating seems like a really good reason to finally buy one! 
The easiest and prettiest decorations are always flowers. 
Did you know that you could make spooky flower arrangements? 

Oh, those spiky blood red dahlias! We die. 
We want those year round. 

And don't forget the pumpkins! Your decor would not be complete with out them! 

We really like how these guys are all piled up and all have either sad or spooky faces! 

Now, we admit, this idea didn't come from the mind of Martha... But we love it! How creepy would it be to walk into the bathroom at a party and see this? 


Have fun decorating your home for the holidays! 

Keep it classy, Make it creepy! 

Happy Halloween! 
XOXO- Things-We-Heart