Are you ready for winter to be OVER? As California girls we are always living with a summer mentality, so we decided to make waiting for El Nino a little more fun! We love getting inspired by San Francisco’s 70s bohemian vibe and mixed flowing, colorful, summery pieces into our winter outfits…The Seventies were a time of chaos and revolution – it’s no secret that crisis and upheaval can breed creativity. Many in the community of the fashion fixated are constantly looking back in 30- or 40-year cycles and reimagining the fashion of the past for the modern wearer. We always style an outfit making use of several different contrasting elements – and find the juxtaposition of historical references fascinating because these nostalgic forces add interest, intrigue and visual intelligence to one’s image. Valentina channeled French fashion icon and pop singer Francoise Hardy in a free-flowing uniform of sweet maxi floral print skirt paired with tough bootie and a black Stella McCartney suede hat. Hardy was the she was the anti-Bardot who changed the way teenagers wanted to look, and become the very essence of French style. Francesca put an elevated twist on her short red bohemian mini dress by adding a hint of intrigue with a sophisticated patent leather handbag and floral pink chocker necklace.