Nothing gives us that gotta-have-it oomph of inspiration quite like a dreamy, color-soaked lookbook. A well-shot collection can take us from cabin fever to the Caribbean in less than five seconds flat — and we love that. And there’s no shop that does decorative, embellished ambiance like the now bi-Cali boutique BellJar.So, it only makes sense we’d go gaga over this lookbook, which shows off a compilation of brand-spankin’-new spring 2012 ensembles. Shot on location in owner Sasha Darling's new Silverlake apartment (she's S.F.-L.A. now!), the lookbook features SoCal ladies channeling their inner Frida Kahlos, posing against Mexican-inspired backdrops with flowers in their hair.
“This spread was shot in my new Spanish-style Silverlake apartment," Sasha explains. "I've always had an appreciation for Frida Kahlo. She was such a strong, talented woman who endured so much, and expressed it through her art and style. BellJar's rich patterns, and my lovely new apartment lent themselves to paying an homage to her as an idol."
We are eyeing quite a few of these pretty, patterned pieces. Pick your favorites from the after the jump.
Photographed by Ashley Anthony