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Alexander McQueen Fall 2019 For Lookbook Friday

Today I am sharing with you the Alexander McQueen collection for Fall 2019. If you look closely you will see on the right side about the fifth person down…OK just kidding I was not at this show. I have been a fan of Alexander

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The Straw Hat Trend From Visors To Over The Top

Straw hats have been trending for a few seasons now. They are all the rage for summer and do double duty: looking super stylish and on trend while also serving a purpose and keeping the sun off your face. Another thing about them is that they have brims, and the brims shade your eyes which keeps you from squinting.

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Hellesey Fall 2019 For Lookbook Friday

My regular readers know I am a big fan of effortless Parisian chic. That, I didn’t try to hard, eclectic blend of savvy fashion know how and I just threw this together nonchalant appeal. And Hellesey embodies this heady aesthetic with a quirky spirit and elegant romance.

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Pre-Loved Blue Satin Dress For Summer

Stepping out in another pre-loved beauty I picked up recently. I actually picked this dress up at Housing Works on Memorial day Weekend. I was visiting with Elle of the Elle Diaries and she let me know that they were…

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Backstage At Isabel Marant Fall/Winter 2019

oday for Lookbook Friday we are getting a glimpse of the madness that goes on behind the scenes before a fashion show. And we are joining Isabel Marant backstage as she prepares for the Fall/Winter 2019 show

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A Life-Sustaining Way to Recycle Your Old Mascara

Last week I read a post from Rowena of Rolala Loves and she spoke about doing a makeup purge of expired cosmetics. I did this myself about six months ago and ended up with a big bag of old, out-dated makeup. I still have that bag—it is sitting in a closet—I do not feel right throwing it in the trash.

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Odd People Official Spring/Summer 2019

Today we are looking at ODD PEOPLE Official’s lineup for Spring/Summer 2019. I discovered this brand when I started following the brand’s founder on Instagram. Her photos caught my eye and then I realized she was the designer behind the clothes!

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Classic White Dressers An Easy Way to Do a Chic Interior

It has been a minute since I have done an interior design based post. I love room make overs and seeing spaces transformed and how creative people can be when reimagining their spaces. I recently went on a major cleaning…

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Loveshack Fancy Resort 2019 For Lookbook Friday

We had quite the rough start to summer here in New York, it seems this summer is following in the footsteps of last summer with heavy rains and lots of humidity. It literally rained six days in row last week, and it is mid June?? Felt more like the end of April

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A Sustainable Gold Necklace, a Pre-Loved Dress & a Quiet Day in Manhattan

My sustainable shopping habits does not end with clothes, I am also looking to shop more sustainably for accessories and even furniture. Much like handbags I have stopped buying cheap throw away jewelry. You think you are getting a deal when you buy inexpensive jewelry;

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Etro Spring-Summer 2019 For Lookbook Friday

Today I am switching things up a bit and going for a bit of a lighter tone then last week. Today we are looking at Etro’s spring summer lineup for 2019. I am a fan of looking at current collections…

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