Month: January 2013

i wore: day to night

i’ve been traveling the past two weekends and trying to practice packing light. grabbed a great lush turtle neck – errands with cords + boots and  dinner with coated jeans + kitten heels:   love my new marc by marc jacobs coil bangles – grabbed them from the store…they’re $20/each. origins of the outfit: the

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i wore: a blanket sweater

i’ve been looking for one of these…           origins of the outfit: sweater – bb dakota, rue la la; bag – marc jacobs; jeans – j brand; shoes – vince camuto; arm stack – j crew, hermes,vintage, giles and brother, hermes.

i decorated: san fran apt., last bits

my pal’s san fran place looks great and while we made tons of change – it’s hard to ‘redo’ every room. however, you can make a big impact with a little splash of something. Bathroom, after: new bright shower curtain and rug Kitchen, after: new retro rug, looks great with the black and white floor.

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i decorated: san fran beauty, part 2

now onto the bedroom, the before: my pal had purchased the rug and had the comforter hiding in a ‘might return’ box – we both loved it and set out to make it work! _________________________________________________________________ the eclectic, colorful, organized chaos, after:     in love – right? very on trend and colorful, and perfectly her!

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i decorated: a san fran beauty, part 1

a dear friend just relocated to san fran and lucked into an amazing apartment. she moved-in last week and was ready to make it her own. so, i packed a bag for decorapoolza! two girls – one apartment – one day – on a budget. here we go: her space is the quintessential san francisco apartment:

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i wore: sequins and tigers

roar. i can’t tell you how many people felt my leg to see if the pants were sequins – just a pattern people, a sneaky sequin pattern.         origins of the outfit: sweater and pants – zara – these pants are on sale now and even better than mine $30!; booties –

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i wore: style it shut

occasionally, i wear what could be considered a ‘going out’ shirt to work. here’s my trick: style it shut.   so, take a brooch and style it shut. it looks cute, intentional, and it will hold your goods in. origins of the outfit: kimona – target; shirt – saks brand; arm stack – vintage, j crew, giles and brother;

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i wore: oranges

            origins of the outfit: skirt – anthro; shirt – tibi; booties – nine west; tights – spanx; arm stack – kenneth jay lane, j crew, jcrew, vintage, j crew, vintage.

i wore: color clashing

i’ve been doing a lot of the pink and red lately & i like it.       origins of the outfit: pants and sweater – j crew; arm stack – j crew, hermes, j crew

i should buy: more emerald green

by now you’ve probably heard: emerald is in – pantone declared it ‘color of the year’ for 2013. that said, i realized i need some emerald in my life! i scooped up this fab jacket at bcbg this weekend. ummm, over 50% off yes please. so lesson here – just because emerald is the new

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