Wednesday, May 23, 2012

as long as the trees and the flowers grow











Outfit Details:
boater hat - H+M (last year)
vintage lace blouse - thrifted
bow belt - c/o Ruche
Rebecca Minkoff Lace MAC - Rebecca Minkoff Sample Sale
skirt - vintage
Exclamation Point heels - c/o Seychelles
glasses - Ray-Ban
lipstick - Bobbi Brown Rose


I don't usually make a habit of climbing trees in heels, but I really wanted to climb the tree and the ants were staring at me like they couldn't wait to eat my bare toes. I've been running around the garment district - almost always in the rain without an umbrella (I'm really good at never having one when I need it) - in casual errands clothing, so having a chance to dress up and feel like "me" is always welcome. This past year has been weird for me in general, but specifically so because Postlapsaria was on hiatus for much, much longer than intended. After a series of pitfalls, setbacks, and general confusion as to what direction I wanted to take it in, I'm happy to say that I completely restructured my work mode and finally accepted that I can no longer do it by myself. I'm working with a great gal and her team on some new items, as well as reintroducing some oldies but goodies. But the most exciting part is just now in production, so that's what has been keeping me busy. I hate talking about things before they're complete, but since so many of you ask what's going on, I wanted to give you a heads up. Also, if you're wondering what I did with all of the older stock that's been waiting around - it's going to be shipped to Emerging Thoughts in a couple of weeks.

Needless to say, I'm very excited to get back to what I like to do best; I've been in a rut without that constant work. That being said, I'm enormously grateful for my readership because without you, I wouldn't have all of the wonderful opportunities that have in turn allowed me to pause, reflect and regroup on the future of my little clothing line. This year is getting awesome. I can feel it!






80 comments:

  1. I like this romantic photo shoot! The shoes and bag go perfectly together.

    ReplyDelete
  2. So cute. Love the romantic vibe. The fact that you made the effort to climb the tree in heels and a skirt all in the a name of a cool blog post put a huge smile on my face. That's why your blog rocks. xo

    ReplyDelete
  3. wonderful pictures. especially the photos with the tree. and i love your outfit. very romantic :)

    ReplyDelete
  4. Beautiful outfit!

    http://beautyofheworld.blogspot.com/

    ReplyDelete
  5. I love your whole look! Perfection from head to toe! I wish I can also pull off a midi skirt the way you do! BTW, did you climb that tree with heels?! Hahaha :)

    http://panda-fashionista.blogspot.com

    ReplyDelete
  6. Love the outfit, the detail around the necklace is devine!

    cant wait to see your new plans come together.

    Barnicles

    ReplyDelete
  7. Beautiful pictures! Love the ones where you climbing the tree!

    ♥Looona Lou

    ReplyDelete
  8. Love your outfit and good luck with your endevours, you must be extremely excited and I can't wait to see what will come out!

    ReplyDelete
  9. Love the outfit! So dreamy and romantic! X

    Join my first giveaway and stand a chance to win $25 Modcloth voucher!
    http://rosalindatj.blogspot.com

    ReplyDelete
  10. Beautiful pictures, you look amazing! ♥

    ReplyDelete
  11. Pictures of you climbing that tree would've been quite interesting!
    Looking as lovely as ever!

    ReplyDelete
  12. Your outfit is a total dream!
    Please vote for my blog in the UK Cosmo awards (link on today's post). Your support would mean so much!
    Happy Wednesday Hun xoxo
    http://www.intotheblonde.com/

    ReplyDelete
  13. Oh wow! First two photos are so dreamy and romantic!
    I love your dress and ballerinas!

    http://lartoffashion.blogspot.com

    ReplyDelete
  14. hooray for your new opportunity keiko lynn! you, your photos, & your outfit look like beautiful paintings. glad the ants didn't bite your toes.

    ReplyDelete
  15. I'm excited that you seem to be full of new and productive energy. And the fact that your clothing line is moving forward is wonderful! I've been waiting with anticipation for you to create more, and the fact that you're working with Lauren from emerging thoughts is even more exciting!

    Best wishes!

    ModaMama.blogspot.ca

    ReplyDelete
  16. This is such a gorgeous photoshoot and that skirt! My goodness- soooo pretty!

    ReplyDelete
  17. These photos are lovely, so dreamy. I'm glad to hear business stuff is going well, working with more people must be very exciting xo

    ReplyDelete
  18. You are so lucky to suit boater hats. They make me look like a fat schooboy.

    ReplyDelete
  19. Your makeup is flawless and these photos, gorgeous!

    Love your glasses xo

    ReplyDelete
  20. this shoot is amazing! and i love the skirt and boater hat you're sportng--you look great!

    enjoy your week!

    great photos, great post!

    alissa b
    http://alissab.us

    ReplyDelete
  21. I absolutely love this look! That skirt is gorgeous!

    Michelle
    www.michelleesque.com

    ReplyDelete
  22. So gorgeous! Love that vintage skirt and that belt, just beautiful!

    xo, Yi-chia
    Always Maylee

    ReplyDelete
  23. That first photo is absolutely stunning (they all are!) Lovely!

    ReplyDelete
  24. Adorei uma princesa.
    Visite o meu blog http://tucafashion.blogspot.com.br/

    ReplyDelete
  25. what a beautiful shoot! can't believe you climbed onto a tree!! hehe

    ReplyDelete
  26. so cute! your bow belt and fedora are perfect pairings! xx

    http://theh-way.blogspot.com/

    ReplyDelete
  27. Adore the skirt and beautiful photos. :)

    ReplyDelete
  28. That's good news! And really, who says we can't climb trees in heels? haha Love this outfit.

    ReplyDelete
  29. wow how did you climb that tree with that skirt on?

    ReplyDelete
  30. How did you even get into the tree in those heels? haha-looks very adventurous indeed and makes me want to go find a tree to climb myself! Gorgeous outfit as always :) I really need to find a lovely hat like the one you're wearing here!

    ReplyDelete
  31. Perfect outfit for you! Congratulations to getting back on track!

    -Marie
    http://fashionableninja.com

    ReplyDelete
  32. Perfect outfit for you! Congratulations to getting back on track!

    -Marie
    http://fashionableninja.com

    ReplyDelete
  33. OMG love the outfit and the background is perfect! Where is this located? I want to visit it soon! And can't wait to order from Emerging Thoughts!

    XOXO
    Shels

    ReplyDelete
  34. this might be my new favorite..that second photo is so gorgeous!! the outfit is perfection and that location is unbelievable. so excited about about the new collection!

    ReplyDelete
  35. the outfit is gorgeous and the 1st photo is the best photo I've ever seen on a blog!!I'm totally in love with it!!!!
    www.miouprincesslovespink.blogspot.com

    ReplyDelete
  36. I adore the bag and shoes.
    As always, such a pretty outfit and you look wonderful. :)

    Ammy x

    http://ammy-says.blogspot.co.uk/

    ReplyDelete
  37. I am currently in the midst of a months-long process of restructuring my life, moving out of the country, and transitioning into a new career (even if only temporarily) so I know how bonkers and stressful the whole rethinking and restructuring can be but it sounds like you're taking things in the right direction and I'm sure it will all come together.

    Courtney ~ http://sartorialsidelines.com

    ReplyDelete
  38. yes that is definitely the funny thing about umbrellas always in the opposite place you need them! glad to hear things are making progress and can't wait to see what you come up with!

    -Jessica
    http://runninginsideus.blogspot.com/

    ReplyDelete
  39. Keiko, congrats on you clothing line and getting back into the swing of things. I can't wait to see what beautiful pieces you bring our way soon! :)

    Stephanie :)
    http://glamslamblog.com

    ReplyDelete
  40. Glad to hear that Postlapsaria is alive and kicking.. i had been coming back to the site only to realize it was still being worked on :)

    ReplyDelete
  41. Nice photography!
    So artistic.

    http://www.momfashionworld.com/

    ReplyDelete
  42. wow great outfit! :)

    http://fashionflirtblog.blogspot.de/

    Jasmin

    ReplyDelete
  43. I am in love with this outfit & these photos. They are stunning - the lighting is perfection. I'm definitely looking forward to Postlapsaria reopening. I can't wait to see what you're working on!

    ReplyDelete
  44. This comment has been removed by the author.

    ReplyDelete
  45. Love that you're working so hard on Postlapsaria! I was also wondering what was going on but this answers my question! Can't wait for the awesomeness to start!
    aneyeforfashion.blogspot.com

    ReplyDelete
  46. This outfit looks like it was created just for you - it's perfect!

    xo Jennifer

    http://seekingstyleblog.wordpress.com

    ReplyDelete
  47. Amazingly gorgeous!

    http://shannonhearts.blogspot.com

    ReplyDelete
  48. Such gorgeous photos, love the skirt. Sometimes I just wanna climb trees too, kudos to you for doing it in a skirt.

    ReplyDelete
  49. I stop by your blog nearly daily and just have to let you know, that these pics in the tree, are by far some of my favourite that you've ever posted!

    ReplyDelete
  50. Gorgeous colours and photos! :)

    http://rhythmandruffle.com <3

    ReplyDelete
  51. Such a pretty outfit! XOXO, www.NatalyasCloset.com

    ReplyDelete
  52. Looking forward to seeing more of it :) And that is quite some feat - getting up into that tree in heels!! :)

    Life Etc

    ReplyDelete
  53. oh gosh, just admiring you climbing that tree in heels. wonder woman right there! gorgeous outfit! and i agree, it's nice to just dress up like "yourself" after a long hiatus ;)
    xo TJ

    ReplyDelete
  54. I like to visit this blog because every time the experience is better.

    ReplyDelete
  55. AHH! You look like the romantic heroine from a book or film in these photos! Especially the one with the waterfall in the background!
    x
    www.iloveublank.blogspot.com

    ReplyDelete
  56. wonderfull photos! so romantic and dreamy! beutifull!
    p.s. you are my favorite blogger :)

    ReplyDelete
  57. How beautiful, the backdrop looks like a painting :)

    Nice to hear you feel like yourself, thats always a good person to be!

    xoxo
    Solanah

    ReplyDelete
  58. I have the same boater hat from H&M! How funny! I must remember to do an outfit post with it, I always seem to forget details like hats and such ...

    www.prettylittlefawn.blogspot.com

    ReplyDelete
  59. these pictures are amazing and you look gorgeous in them!!

    http://thelittletexan.blogspot.com/

    ReplyDelete
  60. You look beautiful as always. Love the location you picked . Miss you lots. Love love, Mom

    ReplyDelete
  61. Love these pictures. They (and you) are gorgeous!

    ReplyDelete
  62. Such a cute look! Obsessed with your hat and skirt!

    xx
    Giovanna
    www.oliveandanarrow.com

    ReplyDelete
  63. Such an awesome post! I love the glasses with the red lipstick!

    ReplyDelete
  64. How did you get up there in heels? Props!

    www.theShopaholic247.com

    ReplyDelete
  65. You look amazing!

    xx
    biskvittka.blogspot.com

    ReplyDelete
  66. it´s great to hear that Postlapsaria is getting back on track... i was wondering what ever happened to it. thought the face lift was quite extended! :P but i was sure it was because you got busy and distracted with other things. i´m sure this time was good to get you back on track!
    all the best for this new stage and the enlargement of your work team! :)

    XO Jannine
    http://fashionistarg.blogspot.it

    ReplyDelete
  67. These pictures are beautiful and so is your feminine outfit. I love that skirt paired with your pretty lace top. The boater hat is perfect with this too!

    ReplyDelete
  68. Where is this place, Keiko? It's gorgeous (well, you are too--but you always are--it's really nice that you're starting to incorporate scenery that that is just as beautiful as you).

    ReplyDelete
  69. You look absolutely divine in these photos! I have no idea how you can climb a tree in heels and look that good, I'd probably fall out or otherwise make myself look ridiculous lol.

    ReplyDelete