Yo, I’m So Safari Chic

Leandra Medine | August 29, 2011
…And if you don’t believe me I don’t blame you then perhaps I can have the below photos do the proverbial talking for me.

Before I prove my safari street cred I think I should definitely tell you that I straight up got stuck between these two trees trying to capture the shot for you. For you! Never say I don’t love you. And now back to regular programming: See that? I squeeze my body into the minimal negative space between two thin tree trunks and then proceed to hang off said trunk–I suppose I should have tried this over the weekend when alleged 85 mph winds were said to plague New York, that would have made for an entertaining photo opp–let my ombre run wild while doing the aforementioned hoodrat activity with tree trunks and play with branches like they’re shoes as you will see below.

(Fine, not shoes, but definitely candle sticks or something of that thin, upright sort.) And this was all the while keeping it real in a Phillip Lim romper that exposes midriff from the front and thus looks like separates but is actually connected from the rear–really, it’s amusing to look at it, I’m sorry I don’t have a proper photo–and maintaining that special facial expression I do think we can plausibly refer to as emoticon chic going forward.

How’s everything after those stupid heavy showers the hurricane tropical storm? Wearing buttloads of suede like I told you to? Good. Glad to hear.

  • http://www.twitter.com/alyssamegans Alyssa

    You're so fun.

  • http://thefashionistabubble.wordpress.com/ Naghmeh

    That romper and your safari-esque photos are totally blowing my mind. my first thought when I saw your photo was oh how did she not get stuck in there lol.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/11437578466387596372 Brigita

    You are just so fun! And your outfits are amazing 😉

    stop by my blog
    xx Brigita

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/15352458274492211995 Andrea

    Haha great photos. love the white outfit.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/01734747179863750994 Camille

    Coincidentally, I am wearing suede shorts today!

  • http://www.thefashionguitar.com thefashionguitar

    The romper is perfect!!

    XO Charlotte

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/14194815440194123998 CupcakesOMG!

    suede, indeed. i've never felt more wet. that's what she said.


  • http://tulasifichter.com/ TF

    I just love superga! Got 3 pairs.


  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/07874780103112456765 FashionableAwkward

    Love this! Outfits adorable along with everything you said. I don't think I could ever get bored looking at your blog.

  • Anonymous

    you are all sorts of weird. I think im in love with you

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/13807176055077408821 Mónica C. Welton
  • Abbie

    J.Lo is wearing this exact same romper in some music video she's shooting now. That sounds dangerously close to man-getter territory…

    (source: http://nymag.com/daily/fashion/2011/08/jennifer_lopez_is_looking_surp.html)

  • http://rocknrealprincess.blogspot.com/ loubehr

    Yes you sure are !!!

    You are also awesome and really cool !!!

    Great pics 🙂 !


  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/01676293912277616239 Isi, Wake up & smell the azahar

    Love how the superga put the perfect touch to the outfit.

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  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/13467687682423551804 Whatstrend?

    Haha! You look so relaxed… and your outfit too! xx

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  • http://magmoiselle.fr s

    Beautiful… So fresh these pics ;D

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  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/16472525722122509501 Je suis Sophie

    you are crazy 😀 seriously 😀

    x Je suis Sophie

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/17574427892113163954 Rada Priya

    Buttloads! hahaha! freak me out with pure entertainment everytime i clickityclick here
    Do I need to say I ♥ yr work

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/00939614049766326258 Sofia Carvalho

    You are very photogenic and fun. Loved
    A kiss.

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

    So feisty chic! Glad you made it out from between those trees just fine.

    ♥, Jamie

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/17465162706998051666 Akasya

    Wasn't New York on lockdown? I guess the best way to release stress is to play in trees.

    The Violet Lion

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

    This is hysterical. I can't believe that's a romper… it looks like two separate pieces!

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  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/09481276190728631310 thepaperdoll

    gotta love a good romper-roo! you look adorable.
    glad you survived the storm!!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/16642014104483742177 SiljeOhlaLA

    Hehe.you amuse me.

  • Tatiana

    You're the only one I know that can seriously pull of some sneakers with a 3.1 Phillip Lim romper besides Lori Goldstien . LOVE!

    Tatiana and the Deathly Fashion

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/05152771406831493416 Designs Good

    bahaha. amazing. you're ridiculous!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/09383840833706569858 Ella

    i've been loving cutouts in clothes, and i haven't seen one in a romper yet. this is too cute! your writing is hysterical as well!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/07048798293699015917 Patricia Paramo

    It would be so funny to see you while you have these shots taken!! hahaha


  • Fashion Me Wild

    Hilarious pictures. Your outfits are so much fun!

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  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/08813269203887879585 Trips & Treasures

    that first photo is really cool !

    new outfit posts !

  • http://anorexicescapades.com/ anorexicescapades.com

    10's all across the board!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/04154804645701029618 Lotus Blossom Design

    Your faces kill us! Dying!!!


    Gina, Bianca and Michelle

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/07541111626872562306 InBetterTaste

    I have a super similar romper, but with navy and white stripes! Vintaaage!! SO rad, love u.

  • http://mstwirlyskirts.com Molliee

    I love that this is connected! I love rompers to death


  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/04723856494063232502 heatherheartsfashion

    you are hilarious. xoxoxoxox


  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/06709595211076768289 the Glashion

    I love your style!!!


  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/11133983440488677720 Sheila
  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/06817440115036704641 Brittany Matthews
  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/07019179095730808204 Laura

    WOW ! great look!


  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/14748663265244283957 Meg

    loving the romper with those shoes, don't think i would have thought to pair the two together. Oh and as for the hurricane/tropical storm/something i slept through, my home is fine, some of the surrounding homes not so much… lucky i suppose.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/10996458199740254179 lauren lanza osias

    this made me laugh. out loud. love your bracelets.

    the vmas are what's wrong with the world…

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/06642846131957249826 Marissa Joy

    I love this romper- its really cool how it looks like two pieces.


  • Anonymous

    love your look and style

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/06923944591433064419 Tikkitiboo + Ahka Vintage

    Is it mean or weird to wish for more images of said stuckedness is tree? Safari street cred isn't given unless demonstrations of how to remove oneself from dire situations is explained. In any case, it's good to see you are safe.
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  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/17391535552942251884 Michelle

    What good is an ombre if it can't go wild?

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/07541946426532662286 Cloudline Chic Flows

    In the second pic is like you have accidentaly found a marshmallow treasure!! You are always the coolest!!


  • http://www.popyourclutch.com/ KP

    this is excellent. arm party looking sweet!

    kat x


  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/17280271805847365205 Saltos de Cristal

    Love this post! 😉
    You have a new follower.

    Saltos de Cristal


  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/00243481053810316532 RomanaO

    awesome and self effacing in the most refreshing way. You are my new idol… I want to learn how mix prints too..

  • Anonymous

    I love your blu Superga shoes and the way you wear them!
    Please, post other pics with short pants, leggings or similar!!! 😀

  • http://poppyego.tumblr.com Lin Lijuan

    Jennifer Lopez did the total opposite of man repelling in this same romper! LOL.


  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/09677990446834675905 Jamie

    Great style, just adore it when you wear sneakers ;-)) Hope to see the sneakers in a few more future outfits! Please?