A number of seasons ago the embellished motif trend was a fixture on all the runways—with decadent embroidered facades and layers of sumptuous textiles alluding to an indulgent world of leisure and affluence. This was followed by a more austere minimalist approach seen throughout the fashion world and which now seems to be giving way to a trend that is allowing for a bit more detail and flourish.
Hello all, here is the second installment of Link Love Express. You can check out the first on here. For my newer readers this is an on going post series in which I will sharing my favorite finds in the worlds of fashion, interior design, beauty, food and what ever else strikes my fancy. So let’s dive right in…
I have a distinct memory from when I was about seven to nine years old—of looking in the mirror and having a bit of an outer body experience. I was not upset, or crying and I was not thinking about being “too skinny”—the bane of my existence when I was child. I just stood and took a long look at myself—for the first time and I was not thrilled with what I saw in front of me
Ann Taylor has upped it’s chic cred over the past few seasons and has breathed new life in to the traditional office wear it is known for. Approachable, flattering and with hints of sophistication this collection is for the woman who can appreciate a classic but has a bit of an edge. With a just bit of a nod to the seventies, the pieces in the fall line up have a vaguely Annie Hall vibe.
I love decorating all most as much as I love fashion. And I am slowly starting to acquire items for my future home as most of my regular readers already know. And some of you may already know that I have an original Made by Girl pineapple painting and a gold “LOVE” print.
Summer is quickly coming to a close and soon it will be all about falling leaves, sweaters, boots and crisp cool days. But not quite yet. So in today’s Lookbook Friday we are looking at By Misha’s Six Gypsies lookbook. I met Mila Michelle a year or so ago when I interviewed her for the blog.
Summer is quickly coming to a close. The back to school commercials which have started to crop up, are sure sign the long days of sun and surf will soon be behind us. But with the three h’s raging and with another few weeks of August left to go, it was high time to head to Fire Island. My step family is in town from Paris and I have been quite busy with them, from Manhattan to Brooklyn to the sandy islands this area is known for we did it all.
Alexander Wang has always kind of went his own way, and after seeing boxy, relaxed fit and minimalist garments marching down the runways for the last couple of seasons,
You can take one look at this collection and know that the Olsen twins are behind it. Known for their layered, boho urban aesthetic this collection stays in line with this approach but does so it a more streamlined manner. Hemlines, are long—very long. Waistlines are dropped yet trousers waists remain high.
This weekend was lovely in Nw York, a bit hot but not unbearable. My friend Angela and I decided to head to DUMBO in Brooklyn for some brunch and a stroll along the water front. It really is incredible how many neighborhoods have chang
Areinvented classic often brings a blend of unconnected elements together in a new and unexpected ways; and this eclectic duality can certainly be seen in Diane Von Furstenburg’s Pre-Fall collection for 2015. With Michael Hertz in the role of creative director it seems the new collection has side stepped it’s sophisticated lady like elegance just a bit