Aug 10, 2011

Pink and Fluffy

I adore this Theory Scotia Sweater, just like wearable cotton candy. It's so fluffy!!! 

Aug 9, 2011

Boogie Down Tuesday | Lucy Rose

Lucy Rose's "Night Bus"... what beautiful and delicate lyrics. Feel free to hum along.

Aug 8, 2011

Red and Purple: How Grand

Love me some red and purple right now. This color combination is so striking, plus if you slap it on a fitted sweater... it is off the charts.
1. Versace Circle Intarsia Wool Sweater | 2. MILLY Purple Lipstick Red Striped Long Knit Sweater

Aug 7, 2011

CC Skye Style

Wrap up your wrists in CC Skye's bracelets. She gives the leather strap bracelet L.A. edge. Love it.

Aug 3, 2011

Hair Today...

...gone tomorrow. How did I miss that Erin Fetherston chopped her platinum blonde locks? Her new 1920's flapper do is wonderful. I am beyond envious, she looks so chic!

Aug 2, 2011

Boogie Down Tuesday | At Last

In honor of my mother, who celebrates her birthday today, I am playing a song that was popular the year she was born. Although, first sung by Etta James, here is Cyndi Lauper's rendition.

Aug 1, 2011

An Ensemble Made Well

I am so excited to grab drinks with a former coworker this week. There will be sweet cocktails and tons of dish. What to wear? Well, as I ponder life's deeper issues, here's an ensemble that would work for any summer happy hour and just for fun I used two pieces from the Madewell collection to build the outfit.
1. Rigby Cardigan @ | 2. Perfect Racerback Tank @ | 3. True Religion Joey Cutoff Shorts @ | 4. Steve Madden 'Wissper' Sandal @ | 5. BCBGeneration Chain Reaction Long Fringe Earrings @ | 6. Metallic Shoulder Bag @

Jul 31, 2011

Autumnal Nails

Mmmmm... autumnal nails. Butter, Chanel and Lippmann have the best nail colors for fall. That metallic burnt orange by Butter is coming home with me!


Color Me Bold

J. Crew gets an A+ in color blocking for rolling out prepster blazers, cropped trousers and lightweight trenches. Now, this is what I call back to school cool.

Jul 30, 2011

Jean-ous Jump Start

It may be hot and humid now, but fall is just around the corner. The looks I am coveting for cooler days... Kasia Struss & Emma Xie designs for Mango. Their everyday looks have fall trends subtly worked in.

Jul 25, 2011

Silent Sundays

Shhhh... the most elfin, delicate dresses can be found at Silent Sundays, but don't let the secret out. Indulge yourself with a tour of the whimsical designs, both original and vintage.

Jul 24, 2011

Out Of This Galaxy

The fall colors for Nars are out of this world... no universe. The blue is a alarming and the red resolutely ridiculous. I am so excited for bang up color this Autumn! Check out their full color line today!
1. Galion Opaque Nail Polish | 2. Outremer Matte Eyeshadow | 3. Mascate Pure Matte Lipstick

Jul 17, 2011

I'm Melting

Back to blogging on this thick, muggy day in the Midwest. I just sent my hubby out to get watermelon. I need relief! Here's a little beat the heat combo inspired by my favorite fruit. Nummy.
1.  T By Alexander Wang - Classic Tank w/ pocket @ | 2. Icon Eyewear 'Maureen' Sunglasses @  | 3. Alice + Olivia Cady satin shorts @ | 4. Milly @

Jul 8, 2011

Summer Lovin'

Enjoy your Friday. I am going on a blogging vacation, I start a new job on Monday and want to take some time off from blogging to get use to my new routine. I will be back to posting on July 16th. So, go on slip on your favorite dress, heels and earrings and dance the night away.
1. Mallarino Isabel 24-Karat Gold-Vermeil Earrings | 2. Tibi Istanbul Ikat-Print Silk Dress | 3. Jimmy Choo Private Patent-Leather Sandals all from

Simply The Best

I adore these Emilio Pucci platform sandals: the height, the design and those metal plates. Just one night on the town with them... oh the stories I would tell.

Jul 7, 2011

The Deepest Cut

Super sexy maxis with dramatically deep slits. There's a lot more of these gorgeously draped dresses at
Thakoon Draped Front Gown | MAXAZRIA Asymmetrical Long Dress | A.L.C. Theo Long Dress

Jul 6, 2011

Tassel Time

Tassels aren't just for "entertainers", here are some tasteful uses for the dangly embellishment.
1. GUCCI Sleeveless Tassel Top @ | 2. Large Leather Bag @ | 3. Multi Chain Drop Skull Tassel Necklace @

Make Your Own Sunshine

Sequins during the day is a definite do. See how it's done... these sexy ladies are owning their looks. Try donning something sparkly to work, it'll change your whole outlook.
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Knuckle Sandwich

Knuckle rings are wicked, they send a message that you're a front-runner to fashion. Here are four women who know how to pull off the look and three amazing rings you can buy to emulate their look.
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1. Plain Gold Armour Ring | 2. Low Luv by Erin Wasson Armour Knuckle Ring in Gold | 3. Plain Gold Armour Ring

Jul 5, 2011

All Zipped Up

Hold everything. This Givenchy Zip Front Slingback Sandal is the bomb. That's right, I am bringing back the phrase "the bomb" for this drop-dead-sexy sandal.

Online Shopping Crush

The selection and outfit styling at Totokaelo is genius. Do yourself a favor and check out their site. Here is a small sampling of what they offer.


Jennifer Murray and Nancy Gibson are planning to stripe-ify everything in sight with their Edith A. Miller line. You can get their stripy tees, rompers, and dresses at Steven Alan.

Jul 1, 2011

Yigal Azrouël | Resort 2011

In true form, Yigal Azrouël, delivers another ultra-feminine, expertly draped collection for Resort 2011. The hot pink eyeshadow, in the first shot, is so over-the-top fabulous. Yow!

New To Me

Emily at Cupcakes and Cashmere has opened a whole new world for me, as far as manicures. Glitter dusted tips, why have I never thought of this, pure genius. I am bewitched by her sea-foam green and orange Crush nails.

"I Bear A Charmed Life"

Aptly named for its sturdy elegance the "Macbeth" gladiator sandal by Pour La Victoire is a definitely a conversation starter.

Jun 30, 2011

Chilling Poolside

Missoni's "Singapore" swimsuit cover-up is to die for, lounging poolside in this caftan with a cool drink would make my summer.

Maslo Jewelry

Nicole Maslowski's jewelry line, MASLO JEWELRY, combines elements of old and new. She uses brass, vintage, costume, mixed metals, and dead stock to create hand crafted pieces of art. In addition, to following the reduce, reuse and recycle credo she also integrates elements of Native American design. Thanks Aurora for the tip on this beautifully distinctive and budget friendly line.

Jun 28, 2011

Filigree Finds

Filigree jewelry is so on trend and these pieces use bold color, another big trend this summer. Consider getting a piece of Moschitto Jewelry from

Basket Case

Rafia weave, très chic. A perfect summer match up!
Miu Miu Leather-Trimmed Raffia Satchel @ | DV Dolce Vita "Winslow" Wedge Sandals @

Jun 27, 2011

Chloë Sevigny for OC

Chloë Sevigny and Opening Ceremony have conjured up 5 cute print dresses that pay tribute to five of the actresses friends. Aren't they adorable?

Hat Face Off

The battle of the hats: floppy vs. fedora. Which one do you want to wear? Personally, I think there is room for both!
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Fay Andrada

Fay Andrada'a jewelry is shaped by hammers, files and flames. Check out how she takes humble metals to modern artifacts.

Jun 24, 2011

Zoe Twitt

Zoe Twitt's necklaces are otherworldly... modern day mystical charms. I want all three, for sure! 

Hope you have a relaxing weekend planned, I am heading up to the great Northern woods with my girlfriends. Have a happy Friday, I know I will!

Jun 23, 2011

Plait It Up

My hair is too short for braids, but oh how I envy my long-haired friends. I secretly desire some whimsical plaiting that conjures up notions of beaches and jam band sessions.  *sigh*
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Resin Reality

Jenna does plastic too. Love the resin bangles and link necklaces at J.Crew. Just the right amount of color for your summer outfit.

Nailin' It

Hooray for jewelry, nail polish and attitude. These accessories make these real-life style mavens extraordinary.
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Jun 22, 2011

Barbie's Dream House

Modern day Barbie Gwyneth Paltrow had her Tribeca pad decorated by Roman and Williams. Now, her house is worthy of an American style icon and that couch swing is beyond precious.

Zadig + Voltaire

If you live in NYC or LA, lucky you, you can buy Zadig + Voltaire stunning ensembles. Those leather patch jeans are a show-stopper.

Emerging Designer | One to Watch

Flaminia Saccucci's BA graduate show displayed prints masterfully. One of my favorite looks is featured in this post.  

Jun 21, 2011

Tory Burch and the Grand Bazaar

The color palette of Tory Burch's 2012 Resort collection makes me think of the spice and lamp stalls in Istanbul's Grand Bazaar. What an eclectic and unexpected mix of colors, fabrics, and cuts.

Sparkly Hearts |

Pop one in your hair, on your collar or on the tops of your shoes. These sparkly hearts will elevate your mood and outfit to new heights.

Bathing Beauty

How amazing is Keira Knightley at the swimming hole in "Atonement"? You can be a vision in white too. Here's how to recreate the look.

Creative Sunwear Fully Decorated Rubber Cap @ | La Blanca Swimsuit @ | OPI Vodka and Caviar @

Jun 20, 2011

Samantha Wills

The Aussie jewelry designer's award winning commercial from 2009 is awe-inspiring. What a joy to watch. 

Pink Plumage

Josephine Skriver looks ridiculously divine in Nina Ricci Resort 2011. Check out the rest of the collection here.

Peachy Keen

Guillaume Henry, of the French couture house Carven, has taken the poly pantsuit to the next level with this cropped wool-crepe blazer and skirt. The color reminds me of something my first grade teacher wore in the 70's... love it!