What I Wore: Jumping into Oncoming Traffic

by Leandra Medine
March 26, 2011
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Often times a girl will wonder: If I’m going to jump into oncoming traffic today, what should I wear? Wonder no more. The answer is right below.
vest: Adrienne Landau, utility jacket: Urban Outfitters, scarf: Vintage, pants: Proenza Schouler for J Brand, shoes: Stubbs & Wootton. Image via Beautiful Stranger TV by Bruno Gaget

As you can see, purple paint splashed Proenza Schouler for J Brand pants are the most important element. Paired with little central American men shaking maracas as they do and a big fat vest that evidently begs the question: who the fuck does this girl think she is? …I’ve successfully repelled oncoming traffic. Which is good, you know, because I don’t necessarily want to get hit by a car.

Read the questions they asked–I answered–at your own disclosure here. I will say there are some gems, such as my green efforts, which involve recycling everything, including my jokes.

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  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/08352065245484742852 Stephen

    Your blog, is my newest, most amazing discovery.

    Om, nom, nom.

    -Stephen http://www.stitchesfabricandsoul.com

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/07904293199101553442 Jessie

    love the pants!!! did not know proenza did a line for j brand and need to check that out.

    you look great!!

    http://wordbyjessie.com

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/14227790770455857624 The Fancy Teacup

    Those purple paint splashed Proenza Schouler pants are definitely lifesavers. Despite their repelling effects, they are gorgeous. And I'm still obsessing over your luscious Stubbs & Wootton loafers.

    http://www.TheFancyTeacup.com
    much love.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/02756585515065845268 Aubrey and Melissa

    You never cease to make me laugh and wow me with your ridiculous outfits. I love those pants.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/08369383889127302185 martiita

    I really, really love your shoes.
    Just a perfect outfit with them.
    Love from http://www.armarioenduddas.blogspot.com

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/00119769998744172190 Fernanda Lucila

    I'm surprised you didn't mention Hanneli as one of your style icons! :O
    Anyways … I'm jealous that you still have to wear scarves and shit while I'm over here avoiding the temptation to peel all my clothes off.

    Fernanda Lucila

  • Anonymous

    Are your "What I Wore" postings a take on Jessica Quirk's blog/book?

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/11562234377243458551 penelope sarah Armstrong

    fantastic!

    if I was going to get hit by a truck i would want to look like this!

    http://www.fashion-fade.blogspot.com/

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/11679162276353158466 Traveling Lipstick

    The shoes are most amazing. Ever since I saw them the first time some posts of yours ago I can't get them out of my head! btw nice picture!!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/09764991843095106619 Angela Joy

    Purple pants! Those are great!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/00186653388828397132 indie.electronic.alternative.

    hilarious, as usual. awesome outfit, as usual. i seriously can't get enough of your blog. and god i need a huge fur vest!
    http://indieelectronicalternative.blogspot.com/

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/08383194001328676907 teo almeida

    You're not repelling, you're PRETTY!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/11285421781235824373 TheBeautyFile

    Like a little couture leprechaun!! Except I bet the truck driver would stop for your number, not hit you…

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/11739074518448056723 Marjorie Rose

    That smile!! It's the perfect accessory!

    Have a wonderful weekend, dear, and stay off the streets!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/01514627554329642237 Vasilieva
  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/06081690240378836993 Lindsay

    your proenza x J Brand pants are amazing! you could stop traffic in this look- and you have!

    thestyle-child.blogspot.com

  • http://flyingccarpet.wordpress.com/ flyingccarpet

    i want to eat your shoes, yum.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/15336884499368050957 Alex

    I'm obsessed with your shoes. Absolutely amazing!

    http://louboutinsinlalaland.blogspot.com/

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/12803597155110452257 Kerrin

    you go girl. LOVE IT xx

  • Anonymous

    loveox

  • Anonymous

    Why is every blog you post just absolutely amazing? Obsessed isn't even the word for it. Repelling all day everyday!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/03625743848533013013 vain319

    Just wanted to let you know I am spring cleaning my closets and i have tons of vintage clothes,to help you repel in style!lol,………..

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  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/15273885689606318139 1915

    love this picture! you seem to be literally between two buildings! love your pants and how you wear them with green shoes! great outfit!
    http://www.xavierdelcerro.es

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/14379815840112190010 Nino Eliava

    i just want ur loafers =))

    http://trivialinsanity-n.blogspot.com/

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/17307750287416918321 Closet Fashionista

    Umm….I love this outfit!!you look amazing
    http://www.closet-fashionista.com

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/18359692445710227141 Collections

    Great outfit. Love the vest and scarf!!

    http://www.fashionablecollections.blogspot.com

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/01833953291419734182 kimchicsisters
  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/13436918763087465761 MYRMECOPHILA

    I love the purple pants! look great!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/05345225002773583958 My Style Canvas

    Love this pic of you–and great interview too.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/02223451938727856898 Renata

    for some reason this pose makes me think you're going to take off mary-poppins-style,straight up into the sky!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/16567950347439786222 camille

    i love your blog! you're so creative!
    and the pants are awesome!!

    sacheebombom.blog.com

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/14876642970706930637 Mariel Villanueva

    Totally love this post.. as usual.
    It's the wit in it.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/10456155196741471087 Danish Demeanor

    love the shoes – super cool.

    http://www.danishdemeanor.com

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/17806961988545306183 Lydz xX

    hahahhahahahahahahaha i peed my pants at this pic!!! AWSOME even the cars hate it :)

    http://themashedup.blogspot.com/
    Lydz xX

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/01256699826906579134 MiamiOlivia

    Love it! This blog rocks! We can never take ourselves so seriously that we lose the ability to laugh (at ourselves). I sat next to your mother's good friend at New York Fashion Week Show, and she had nothing but amazed admiration for you! Keep up the awesomeness. xo

  • Anonymous

    nice post! your totally rock in your jump

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/16613257185939695123 Julia

    The pants go so well with your shoes. I love this outfit

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/12069426957408106950 Kimberly

    love those pants! great photo!

    http://kc-citystyle.blogspot.com/

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/14401770865223956887 Whit

    You are fantastic, I love love love your blog!!
    not gonna lie I love me those hand stitched loafers.
    xoxo
    Whit
    whit-anothercitygirl.blogspot.com

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/01915301502681425552 yifie

    so, so cute

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/09485347482314635296 Two Thimbles

    We love your blog :) <3

    xoxo
    Argie & Nikko
    http://www.thethimbleemporium.blogspot.com

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/08107223367018940482 Gabrielle

    Love LOVE LOoove!!!! Such a good outfit.

  • lily j

    hmmm… recycling everything, including jokes?? please tell you think this is from "30 rock" !!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/04829894196706013641 What is Reality Anyway?

    you wear Stubbs & Wootton, i officially love you

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