as promised here are some more of mary jo matsumoto’s stunning pieces from her 2011 fall line.

yes, that is me who got to place dress up in the pretty frocks.

for those of you who asked, this gorgeous backdrop is laguna beach’s surf and sand hotel.
it was a marvelous, albeit chilly day.
that coat second came in handy!

black silk velvet coat with pockets lined in black charmeuse; charcoal charmeuse dress; black sequin clutch; akoya pearl strand with 18k gold angel.

pale pink melton flaired wool coat lined in leopard charmeuse silk.

black chiffon obi wrap dress with black stretch charmeuse slip.
black silk velvet halter gown lined in black silk charmeuse.
thank you again mary jo {and dyan from whimsy being}; it was definitely a princess moment.