Fashion Friday (on Monday): #Bossladies

Since I had a major brain fart last Friday and thought it was Thursday when I posted, today we’re starting off our week with a little fashion!  A blog (and Boston) friend Robin Anderson (who you may have seen on the cover of the newest Rue Magazine) has just launched an adorable tote company that celebrates women, or #bossladies to be accurate. :)  Each tote is limited edition and will feature formidable female icons (Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Martha Stewart, for example…)  But I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the first one- J.Crew’s First Lady and all around amazing fashionista Jenna Lyons!   After repeatedly joking with friends that when pondering fashion questions, Robin would often ask “What would Jenna Lyons do?”- and the idea for the #bossladies bags was born!

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Get the Look: My Guest Room

Ever since my book came out I’ve been getting inquiries about the side tables in my then-master-now-guest room.  These were some old Williams Sonoma Home ones that  a client offered me.  I had always loved them, but they were no longer in production so I could not resist the offer! They were dark brown wood but I spray painted them white and I still love the way they look!  The problem is- no one was making anything like them!

Until now!

Bungalow 5 just released a near exact version of them!  Currently they aren’t on any retail sites, but you can bookmark them and Google them in a few weeks when they probably hit stores. :)  So I thought I’d I’d pull together a little board that can help you get the look of this room!
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What I’ve Been Missing In My Life

I didn’t even know it until I saw this article, but a cocktail tower may be the secret to happiness. :)

Yup, there are people in this world who have gorgeous structures on their property expressly for drinking cocktails while watching the sun go down.  I can’t even wrap my brain around this awesomeness, so I’ll just let you take a look:

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My Current Beauty Regimen!

I’ve been trying to not only use safer products lately but also be more diligent about my skincare routine. No more lazy gal face wipes to take off (i.e. rub around) my makeup at the end of a long day. I’ve been making sure I take the time, no matter how tired, to properly wash, tone, treat and moisturize. And despite the rogue lone pimple that just appeared (ARGH!!!), I think it’s been helping me skin a lot! Things feel smoother, brighter and way more moisturized; and somehow, the more natural and gentle stuff is making a bigger difference than the strong, chemical stuff!  So I thought I’d share (as well as some super awesome body, hair and makeup finds too!)

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