Sunday, February 26, 2012

Inspiration: Memoirs of a Geisha

The Academy Awards are tonight, and I haven't missed the Oscars in 20 years! So why not take an outfit inspiration from an Academy Award winning film (and a great book): Memoirs of a Geisha. This my own spin on it. High bun. Emerald/Jade earrings. White Silk. Fabric wrapped around and bound at the waist.

 I mentioned yesterday, that my friend Sharmeen is nominated tonight for her documentary "Saving Face" and I'll be rooting my heart out for her. Make sure to look out for her! I love the awards, American cinema exports joy, fun, and beauty to the rest of the world, and despite what the cynics say I believe the Awards to be a celebration of excellence. When I was a kid and didn't know anything about "America" I learnt what I needed to know from the movies.

~ Photos by Nazia ~
Outfit Details:
White Silk Dress thrifted at Double Take
Checked Print Shawl borrowed from mom
Black Skinny Jeans from Uniqlo in New York City
Belt from Urban Behaviour
Hush Puppies Boots
Earrings from Suzy Shier


  1. YES! LOVE it!

  2. that belt is perfection with this outfit!


  3. Ohmigod you look so pretty.u remind me of actress Ayesha Dharker

  4. Beautiful look, It does look like a modern day geisha!

  5. Lovee your look! and wish your friend congratulations on winning the oscar! She so deserved it! The documentary was absolutely fantastic!

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