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Desperately Seeking Pattie – Introducing Lady Cartelli

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Written By: Lady Cartelli

She is a new animal, a shock genetic mutation, and she has appeared everywhere, like a new model of a car, or an epidemic, or the flowers in Spring.

-Anthony Haden-Guest, The Birds of Britain, 1967

My most prized possession is a British, coffee table book that showcases the most phenomenal women of the London social scene in the sixties. Iconic powerhouses, women like Marianne Faithfull, Dusty Springfield, Mary Quant, Alice Ormsby-Gore, and Jane Asher (to name a few) were unique, talented, beautiful and free thinking.

Wearing Ossie Clark dresses and fraternizing with musicians like the Rolling Stones and the Beatles, these women helped shape a decade that has majorly influenced the world we live in today. After all, it was Pattie Boyd, wife of George Harrison, who got the Beatles interested in the  Maharishi, and where would music be today without the White Album as we know it? Pattie’s use of competing bold prints and over accessorizing is just as captivating today as it was in 1967.  The rebirth of bohemian style makes Pattie Boyd the perfect style muse for the coming festival season. 

 

 

Get The Look:

Necklaces:

http://gypsywarrior.com/accessories/virtue-beaded-necklace.html

http://www.urbanoutfitters.com/urban/catalog/productdetail.jsp?id=31289390&color=046&parentid=QUICKVIEW

Dresses:

http://gypsan.com/dresses/lovebird-dress

http://www.swell.com/Womens-Dresses/MARA-HOFFMAN-LONG-SLEEVE-MINI-DRESS?cs=BL

http://www.shopspanishmoss.com/collections/dresses/products/oleander-woven-tapestry-dress

Sandals:

http://www.freepeople.com/shoes-sandals/rae-sandal/_/PRODUCTOPTIONIDS/715A5FF0-96BB-4EA2-BD8A-336CF83A7593/

 *All Images Courtesy of Google Images

 Learn more about her – > 

http://www.biography.com/people/pattie-boyd-21291331

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pattie_Boyd

 

Note From Beth – > The showcase of Pattie’s style, while on the verge of Spring is so symbiotic with where we are in the design world right now. Follow BETHKAYA’s STEEZ board on pinterest, for textured, layered, spirited and competing style inspirations like Patties!  Stellar Showcase!

Stylewatch Feature – Lupita Nyong’o

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   Hi All! I wanted to start a style-watch post every month where I will be featuring someone in entertainment and/or a fellow blogger that is killing it on the red carpet or online, on their blog. The first person I chose is Yale graduate, Lupita Nyong’o. ‘Well spoken, educated, graceful and classy’ are a few words that the media is using to describe a woman that is changing the face of what America perceives as beautiful.

Born in Mexico City, Mexico and raised in Kenya and now living in Brooklyn she has been spotted out and about everywhere. She is up for an Oscar for her portrayal of Patsy in Steve McQueen’s ’12 Years of Slave’ but in case you missed any of her recent dresses/outfits please take a look, she has been on Harpers Bazaar’s Derek Blasberg’s Best Dressed List since Autumn 2013 for a damn good reason.

Enjoy! -Kel

 At the L.A. Film Critics Association Awards

At the SAG awards

 Leaving the CAA Golden Globes Award Party

At 2014 Palm Springs International Film Festival

 At the AFI Awards

 At the Critic’s Choice Awards


 At the Golden Globe Awards

Now the only question left is: what will Lupita wear on tonight at the Oscar awards and will she win? Tune in to find out !