Thursday, February 28, 2013

Shop Your Manifesto

I often say this, but I truly am lucky to be able to surround myself with the most creative people in the world. One of those creative friends includes the very beautiful Megan Biram (not kidding. she's breathtaking), of Manifesto. I am proud to be a small part of the launch of her Feb "lover" sweatershirt. I have been living in it since it arrived and Alison Conklin (yet another one of my crazy-talented friends) documented how I wear it over a recent lunch date.

You can see more at Meg's site : and follow them @ManifestoTs
Happy to be a part of this one Megan!

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Shop Le Mode Giveaway

Recently a friend introduced me to Shop Le Mode. Above are a few faves (I also picked up this one for myself). The necklaces at this site are really fun and you can't beat the price.
This week we are giving one reader a $30 gift card  to pick up your favorite piece at Shop Le Mode 
( the team there will also be sending you a surprise piece of jewelry along with it! )

Two quick steps to enter  :

1) Follow @shoplemode this week on Instagram
(extra entry if you follow me there as well)
2) Leave a comment below letting us know you followed!

Done and done. Good luck!
(contest ends on Tues Mar 5, 2013)

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Stripe style

I own at least ten of these classic tops because I live in them.
In case you are tiring of yours, here's how I'm wearing mine.

Like the look? Links below.
{ photo } { necklace } { top } { flats } { scarf }

Monday, February 25, 2013

This look is tough. But I'm not scared.
Here's how we'll get the look:

Do you know our newest contributor Ashley? A twenty-something from San Diego who is addicted to beauty products, painting, New Girl, and spending her mornings scouring pinterest for the most gorgeous makeup looks and products. Happy to have her on board.

Friday, February 22, 2013


 Are you following on Instagram yet?
If not here's what you missed this week.

Thursday, February 21, 2013

It's the week after nyfw. Exhausted is an understatement. 
So Christina's board is here at a perfect time.
Love our picks? Links below.

{ Lexford 3-drawer dresser. Christina says you MUST see this in person. Trust her. }

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Destroyed Style

There is nothing I love more in the winter than the perfect pair of destroyed denim. I am currently on the hunt for the perfect pair right now, 
so if anyone would care to share sources please send me a tweet.
Here is how I'll wear mine.  Love the look? Links below.

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

 Can someone give me the thumbs up when this becomes ok in real life?
Love it.

{ All images pinterest }

Monday, February 18, 2013

Rebecca Minkoff nyfw

In addition to the clothes, the nails at Rebecca Minkoff were pretty outstanding last week. 
Thought I'd share some photos.

{ my own photos } { polish by essie }

Friday, February 15, 2013

Rebecca Minkoff

 During NYFW I hopped backstage before Rebecca Minkoff's show to take a quick peek around.

Huge girl crush on Rebecca Minkoff and her new collection. 
You can check out the entire group of Fall13 looks here.

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Be mine.

A sweet V-Day moodboard for you by our newest team member.
Please welcome our style contributor, Christina from Proper Hunt,
a blog documenting her journey into the fabulous world of interiors.

Monday, February 11, 2013

NYFW makeup inspiration

This week, we are adding some new contributors to the blog! Excited to have some new stylish team members. You'll find intro's in this week's posts!

 After I packed my clothes and shoes for the NYFW I found myself left with absolutely zero space in my suitcase for makeup. I will be wearing a pretty bold eye and glossy lip all week long. 
Good thing-  these two products can be tucked right into my pocket.

Welcome our beauty editor, Ashley. 

Friday, February 8, 2013

Kenneth Cole's Return to the Runway: Fall 2013

 Last night was my first night here in NYC for fashion week, and it was a really memorable one. I was invited to present Kenneth Cole with an illustration before his big return to the runway. Because of my job I have had the pleasure of meeting many designers, but I would be lying if I told you they were all as amiable as Kenneth Cole. He mentioned that he is now expecting a hand delivered illustration before each show, an offer I'll be taking him up on. (He is absolutely d-a-s-h-i-n-g in person btw.)

The models rocked red lips compliments of Mac Cosmetics and slick 
parted, pinned and thoroughly sprayed hair all compliments of Jonathan Products.

Hope you were following on insta and twitter.  The models were, they snapped shots of us back in their finale walk! So cute and clever. I was so happy to be a part of this socially interactive show.

Thursday, February 7, 2013

anthro arrows, pantone color report and NYFW!

Thank you to everyone who came out last night to the valentines event that I hosted for Anthropologie. We hit capacity for this event in a matter of minutes so I was excited to meet everyone who came by. I know some of you saw this on instagram, and I can't wait to share more photos of this with you.


I woke up this morning to find that I was included with some of my fashion favorites in this year color report by Pantone!!!! So excited to be included with this bunch. Hope you'll check it out!

I am headed to nyc for nyfw so I'll make sure to share some highlights on instagram, twitter and eventually here too. (Tonight should be a fun night so you'll want to stay tuned for sure ....)

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Lady-Like Luxe

Add a little bit of luxe to your look...

Monday, February 4, 2013

Blog Team

There is absolutely no way I could maintain this blog space by myself. 
While it always focuses on my personal style picks, there are 4 very stylish ladies behind the scenes who help to make every post extra chic for you.

You can see more of their personal faves or say hello here:

{ home & lifestyle contributor }

Christina is the creator of Proper Hunt, a blog documenting her journey into the fabulous world of interiors. Since moving into her home 5 years ago from Washington, DC, her style has evolved from French antiques to Palm Beach to Mid-century Modern. Her love for spaces that share a mix of modern & vintage with dashes of color & fun patterns is apparent in what she features on her blog. She currently lives in Annapolis, MD where she lives with her husband and baby daughter Cora.

connect with christinablog / pinterest / twitter


{ beauty contributor }

Ashley is a recent graduate from Carnegie Mellon University and a lover of all things creative. She has a passion for captivating beautiful things through both painting and photography and loves making pretty things for all the pretty people in her life. After taking calligraphy class in college, it became an obsession which has turned into an Etsy shop: Ashley Erin Design. Ashley loves fashion magazines, her kindle, big hair, coffee, instagram, beautiful things and anything that sparkles. Ashley currently lives in Manhattan, New York.

connect with ashley: etsy / pinterest / twitter


{ fashion contributor }

Alicia is a twenty-something year old fashion blogger living in Austin, Texas. Growing up on the beaches of Florida Alicia started Wholesome Fashion to express her love of 6 inch heels, art and her obsession with fashion designers. In college Alicia worked for Betsy Johnson which gave her the inside scoop on just how fun and flirty fashion can really be. Fashion is like art that you can wear and change on a daily basis, in the words of Madonna "EXPRESS YOURSELF". 

connect with alicia: blog / pinterest / twitter


{ blog manager }

Elizabeth is the creator or A Lover's Anthology, her place to inspire readers to live their best, most exciting life. Through new food recipes,  gorgeous editorial inspiration or her favorite beauty products you can find. She is inspired by rich textures, exciting prints and of course the very best lipstick you can find. Elizabeth currently lives in Manhattan.

connect with elizabeth: blog / pinterest / twitter

monday makeup inspiration

Here's how we'll get the look:

Friday, February 1, 2013

Tea Time

I don't drink tea, but this grouping makes me more open to the idea of a tea party.