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This or That: Vol. 5

Thursday, March 13th, 2014

Blue and white print vases or heels (ON SALE)?
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Bohemian red print top or tablecloth?

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Quartz obelisks on tables or hanging around your neck?

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Navy ikat polka dot pillow or mini dress?

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White modern dress or skirted chairs?

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Bold yellow patterned wallpaper or linen tunic?

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Tiny black and white stripe kitten heels or table runner?

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Black and floral outfit or throw pillow?

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Cobalt and gold shagreen accent table or arm party?

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A hint of emerald in art, or on your legs (or as a dress?)

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Fashion Friday: Olivia’s Sleek Look

Friday, March 7th, 2014

Olivia Palermo is one of my TOP fashion icons of the current day. She really rarely misses and always looks a perfect mix of classic and edgy. You’ll find her face plastered all over fashion boards on Pinterest.  I saw this look of hers there and thought it was a great look that a lot of women with different body types could sport for a night out during these chilly temps! A belted peplum top topped with a boucle jacket (even a nicely structured cardigan would work too) and leather pants (or faux leather), great heels and a smokey eye and you look classy AND cool. :)

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Here are some choices to get you a similar look (and how much do I want those shoes from Sarah Jessica Parker’s new line?? MUCHO.)

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and BIG NEWS- I get to reveal the cover of my book and launch the pre-order campaign on MONDAY!!!! So check back in!!!!

Also, today an interview with me is on Boston Magazine’s site- check it HERE.

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Fashion Friday: Scarf Prints

Friday, February 28th, 2014

I bought BOTH of these dresses for my trip to Arizona and I really love the bohemian feel of their scarf-inspired prints. Here’s how to pair each with simple accessories for easy packing (same jackt, clutch and earrings)- but alas, shoes will always be my packing kryptonite!!

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Fashion Friday: Party Pants

Friday, February 21st, 2014

I saw this picture on Pinterest yesterday and just about died. I ADORE this look- it’s so perfect for a night out, dinner with your love, a party or a special event (say, a book signing party??) Party pants are the best and easiest was to look great AND be comfortable (no Spanx required!)

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Alas, I cannot find these pants ANYWHERE.  However, I can recreate a similar look and feel with some easier to find options. Here is one outfit I pulled together using a patterned wider leg trouser pant and simple peplum top.  Paired with nude nails and lips (and a slightly smokey eye in my mind) this outfit looks modern and sleek yet fun.

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Here are some other options too!

Fashion Friday: Fashion Week & Looking Ahead

Friday, February 14th, 2014

It’s that time again-Fashion Week!  While all I want to do is think about spring, we can also look towards next fall/ winter so we make smart purchases THIS winter (which is never ending and horrible).  Here are some of my favorite looks from the shows:

Veronica Beard: LOVE LOVE LOVE, especially that dress!

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Altuzzara: Obsessed with this first outfit and the jacket in the second look.

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ADEAM: This patterned long dress is whimsical yet breathtaking.

DVF: Another patterned maxi with a daring line but cute print.

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Kaufmanfranco: I just love their clean, crisp, classic looks.

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J.Mendel: This gown is SO COOL and HAS to come down the Oscar’s red carpet, maybe on Cate Blanchett?

Carolina Herrera: A beautiful, flowy gown with embellishments.

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