Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Sakroots' Newest Print: Songbird

Yep, you heard correctly! The newest print from The Sak's sister brand, Sakroots, is called Songbird. The beautiful print from Brooklyn resident & painter, Josana Blue, will be available this upcoming spring.

Before we continue any further, I do want to point out that Sakroots encourages their shoppers to "Choose their Karma" every time they purchase a specific print from their artist circle. Gotta love it when shopping gives back! But let's get back to Songbird - this amazing print has a whimsical and musical theme featuring a peacock to symbolize how 'music and rhythm gives us infinite love." This rings true to me, certain songs will even bring me back to moments that were filled with so much emotion. 

Like what you're reading so far and curious what'll be in the collection? Well, I'm only carrying the wallet in the above snap, but keep in mind that like all the other artist circle prints the Songbird print will also be available on canvas bags, footwear, travel gear, and as a wristlet.

Now for the good part, the Songbird print will support the Harmony Project - a nonprofit dedicated to providing musical education to youth in low-income communities. How awesome it that. I think it's so important to be able to experience as much as you possibly can and learn as much as you can, and for some that is a little bit easier said than done. So, kudos to the organization for being there and kudos to Sakroots for recognizing this organization and sending donations their way.

In the meantime check out the current prints and charities Sakroots is supporting by visiting here.
While you're there check out their gift guides as well, a few great gifts to be found!

Photos by Lydia Hudgens.

Don't forget to enter last week's giveaway here!!

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

The Edit: Festive Dresses for the Holidays

The holidays can be such a stressful time when it comes to staying warm and dazzling guests at your own holiday party or mingling with clients and office-mates at the company's soireƩ - so let me make it a little bit easy on ya. Here are my top contenders to help you shine at any holiday shindig. And if it's chilly, I highly suggest investing in fleece tights - major lifesaver!

What are you planning on wearing to the holiday festivities?

Gift yourself something nice and affordable.
Remember if you like any of the the pieces shown above just click it for more info (price, store, etc.).

Monday, November 17, 2014

Exploring Brooklyn in Boohoo

I'll be the first to admit I have an unattractive townie attitude when it comes to New York F-ing City - it's not my best quality but I am learning to be better about it. In fact, when it comes to Brooklyn talk I'm a little more reserved. I'm a Queens' girl at heart and didn't venture into the Kings county for fun until my late teens - Brooklyn was much different then. Let's not forget there was always a Queens against Brooklyn and vice versa attitude when I was growing up.

Moto JacketHM  Sweater Dress: c/o  Tights: Marc by Marc Jacobs  Necklace: Charming Charlie  
Jellies: c/o  Purse: Marc by Marc Jacobs  Nail Polish: Essie in For the Twill of It
Curl Definer Mousse: Beautiful Textures

In a way Brooklyn (minus Coney Island) and all it's side streets are still very new to me. Before heading out to any neighborhood (new or familiar) I turn to yelp or my favorite neigborhood blog, The Q at Parkside, to see what's new or what's worth a visit. Then after all the details have been planned, I decide on what's going on my body. Guess you can say, I'm very analytical. But for those of you who looking for a two in one, there's an easier option from

Currently available for New York City and Paris, boohoo's city guide gives the best the best when it comes to eats, drinks, shops, and culture. Once you decided where to go, it'll then recommend you a customized outfit to where to the location. One of the spots the city guide recommended for me while in downtown Brooklyn, was the Brooklyn Museum - a sign from the gods to visit the killer heels exhibition. And since we both know I'm very crazy analytical, I figured it's best for me to style myself from their extensive (and wallet friendly) selections of winter-wear. I went with a cozy and super warm sweater dress and dressed-for-fall-jellies

Plan your day-trip with the map here.

BTDubs, Queens all the way (#foreverandalways). 

P.s. If you happen to find yourself in downtown Manhattan, stop by their pop-up shop - it'll close this Thursday but is worth a visit!! Find it at 462 West Broadway.

Photos by Victor Cerejo.

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