Chaya is stunningly beautiful, and has heard the allegations that bochurim look at this blog in the wee hours of the morning. This is why she refused to let me photograph her face. Shame on you, creepy guys! Look at what I've been reduced to - artful posing in order to conceal her identity. But I really liked what she was wearing, and so I made the sacrifice. A lovely turquoise empire-waisted top paired with a gray denim skirt and slightly battered brown riding boots was just too delicious a combination to pass up.
Take a look at the gorgeous detail on her shirt:
The battered brown boots - leather boots look so much better worn than shiny spanking new, don't they?
Chaya kept the accessories simple - just these elegantly cool earrings. Yes, that is a peacock.
Nechi has this great, simple style. Her outfit looked comfortable and cute. The blue jersey dress was so well made. Everything she wore had subtle details that gave the outfit a dressier effect. The soft gray and blue complemented each other as well as her coloring. Layering the vest over the dress, and belting it, created a very flattering silhouette.
The attitude of Nechi's outfit extends to her feet. Little accents. such as the studs on the heels, keep these basic brown riding boots from being boring, but aren't overdone.
It's the details, like this buttoned up neck line, that made me love this dress so much.
A textured, detailed belt works well with the simplicity of the dress and vest.
Obviously, fashion sense is inherited. This is Ruthie's daughter, and unfortunately, I can't remember her name. It's something along the lines of Chanie, or Chaya. Whichever quintessentially Lubavitch name it is (of course, it will probably turn out not to be a quintessentially Lubavitch name in any way, cuz that's just the way we roll), this girl is adorable. She has a future here on Hip in the Heights. She has a place in my heart. I mean, polka dots? Polkadotted bow? Handkerchief hem? Perfect pose? This girl is going to be the poster child of Hip in the Heights. (Is it pretentious to keep referring to this blog in third person?). Cute little brown ballet flats. Lovely!
*I thank Chayale, hippie extraordinare, for the title and tagline of this blog. Chayale, YOU'RE A GENIUS! And additional thanks go to The Real Shliach, for an incredibly apt description of the fashions featured here.