My fashion roots lie firmly in the 60’s and 70’s but when it comes to the summer loving time of year I lean HEAVY into the super groovy 1970’s style..which I like to call my Laurel Canyon vibe,where hippie meets beach bum with a decent amount of rock and roll for good measure!
The vibe looks something like this…macrame accessories, large hoop earrings, oversized sunglasses, halter top, chunky cork or wood platform shoes and a perfectly worn in pair of jeans.
What I really needed in order to complete the perfect Laurel Canyon vibe was a pair of patch covered jeans. So two plus years, many patches and many sewing mishaps later I would like to debut my latest and greatest project…
Peace. Love and Patches,
Doesn’t get much better than this…wake up in the magical Mayan town of Tulum, have a wonderful breakfast on the beach, take a leisurely morning bike ride and come upon a shop tucked into the jungle in a shipping container called La Troupe that has some amazings MuuMuus…Life is good! Correction Life is Amazing!!!
I quickly realize not only am I in one of the most magical places on the planet I am also in the muumuu mecca of North America. Truly everywhere I look there are muumuus…I thought at first maybe they were all a mirage but in fact they were the real deal.
I fell hard for this beautiful cotton gauzy number. I know neutral in color and no print…what??? But the material,the cut and the subtle details sold me!
This sweet shop La Troupe was started by 3 friends from Argentina who were up for a new adventure in Mexico. They have a healthy respect for the planet in all they do and believe in keeping things very local with all pieces being made in and by local Mayan communities.
If you find yourself in Tulum or Playa Del Carmen this is a must stop for a quick shop. Until then check them out on http://www.latroupe.com.mx
The photos were all taken at Casa Malca which was also an amazing place to reisde during out time in Tulum.
The last photo is my personal protest of not wanting the leave…
MuuMuu in Mexico with Love,
Tiki style is not just exclusively for the tiki room anymore…
So with that said this week we move out of the tiki room and head to one of my most favorite spots in the house…the sun porch. This space is truly the perfect place that brings all of the best things of the outside world with the comforts of inside living.
The vibe is goes something like this…World Beat meets Threes’s Company with a dash of Mid-Century and the proper measurement of pure Tiki…a magical fusion if I must say so myself!
The music is on full blast…Donna Summer is belting out Last Dance…the lights are dimmed and there’s a slight strobe effect…there is only one possible place you could be other than the famed Studio 54…the finale of the Style With No Regret Brimfield Fashion Show & Tell.
Loving my new velveteen blown out psychedelic paisley jumpsuit.
Getting my folkloric groove on in this capped sleeve hippie top.
What creature could this super fab statement piece be…Crow? Otter????