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Aww. Don't they look soooo cute? Actress Fabianne Gstottenmayr, Z Berg from The Like, Claire Acey of Nightmare & The Cat, and a bevy of other rosy-cheeked L.A. girls are just darling modeling rompers
and baby-doll dresses from Elkin's spring '12 collection by Brit and Kara Smith. But don't be fooled by the first appearances. Elkin isn't doing sugar and spice this season. Their all-American inspiration wasn't the innocent farm girl of decades past, but the
ladies of the brothels and bordellos not-so-innocent farm boys used to visit. That's why the checked dress on Natalie Love goes that extra inch up the thigh and stylist stylist Djuna Bel's sunny plaid number hugs her just so. Hey, just because a lady is just a lil' bit dirty, doesn't mean she can't be adorable too.
Check out the slideshow, and watch the video lookbook below, full of L.A.'s
dirtiest coolest gals.
ELKIN s/s12 lookbook shoot from ELKIN collection on Vimeo.
Photos: Courtesy of Elkin.
Our recipe for a major fashion moment goes a little something like this: Mix a street-style It girl with an up-and-coming designer handbag line. Done. And, that's what we uncovered today — stylist Kate Foley's gorgeous collaboration with NYC-based label Time's Arrow.
Inspired by the colors of Costa Careyes and artist read
UPDATE: In case your feet have been feeling a bit under-accessorized, we have some good news. The Olivia Palermo + Aquazzura designs are officially available to purchase on Net-A-Porter. The bad news however? They've already sold — and sold out — like hotcakes. Regardless, we've linked ahead to all the elegant read