Thursday, February 5, 2009


I would give almost anything to be Rumi Neely, even if only for a day. From the metal studs lining the heels of her Topshop ankle boots to the cutouts on her slouchy Alexander Wang sweater, her outfits just scream innovation and genius (and somehow always seem to channel Led Zeppelin's "Kashmir"... maybe it's just me?).

Have a look at Miss Fashion Toast and you'll see what I mean.

She is without a doubt my favorite fashion blogger of the moment. Above all, I genuinely respect Rumi's serious skill for balancing quirky thift store items with high-fashion designer goods to construct outfits that always flow effortlessly together. Her easygoing California-bohemian-girl-crossed-with-hardcore-rocker look is not only inspiring and challenging; it's also simply aesthetically pleasing in all senses of what ultimately defines fashion.