Wednesday, April 16, 2014

The Coachella Look - Day 1








Lace Shirt: Forever 21 (similar here Necklace: c/o Dara Senders  Bracelets (borrowed): Dara Senders
Bodysuit: c/o Les Lunes Jeans: Blank Denim (thrifted) Ella Espadrille: c/o The Sak Ventura Backpack: c/o The Sak
Lipstick: Heatwave by Nars

Photos by Victor Cerejo.

Just like that Coachella came and went... A little too fast in my opinion. Thankfully, my boyfriend captured my outfits for each day we were living the desert dream. This would be my third time frollicking through Palm Springs and swimming through pool parties, and I gotta say it gets better every time. This time around was a bit more special. I was able to work with some really amazing brands to create the ultimate festival look. 

A must for any festival is a sleek carry-all and rough and tumble footwear. For both of these I went with The Sak for their California crafted look and chic simplicity. The backpack also converts to a messenger bag for when I want to switch things up a bit. 

For the much needed arm party (always gotta have an arm party when in Coachella) and desert statement jewels I opted for Dara Senders. The earthy pieces stood out amongst the crowds and glistened during each and every sunset. 

If any of you are headed out West or any festival in general, give The Sak and Dara Senders a try for your must-have essentials when having the time of your life. Because, let's face it Instagrams live forever and we might as well look our very best while mucking it out. 

Oh, and still not adjusted to the time change yet again, womp womp.

Monday, April 7, 2014

Classic in Capwell+Co







Scarf: Vintage (but love this Necklace (borrowed): Capwell+Co  Rings (borrowed): Capwell+Co/Capwell+Co
Shirt: Marc Jacobs Jeans: AllSaints Shoes: Joie via DSW (these are super cute too!)
Lipstick: Heatwave by Nars

Photos by Lydia Hudgens.

Happy Monday! I hope the majority of you did not have a late morning start like I did. Lately, it's been harder and harder to wake up and get my morning runs and blogging in. I guess my body is still not adjusted to this time change, so please excuse my late-in-the-day posts. Also, I can't believe it's April already, time is just flying by. Which is kind of a good thing because in two days I'll be in Indio Valley having fun in Coachella.

I'll saturate your feeds with Coachella news later (aka tomorrow), but for now let's talk Capwell+Co. A few weeks ago I was able to take a look at Capwell+Co's new spring line, it's all sorts of amazing. They offer the latest styles in jewelry and everything is priced under $100. If you haven't already you should take a look at their latest spring releases here. I also got to pick a few pieces to style this look, which I'll name Audrey Hepburn en EspaƱol. This is probably my chicest look to date and I love how everything from the oxfords to the statement bling fell into place.

Hope you love the look as much as I had fun styling it. 

P.s. Make sure you follow me on Instagram for my Coachella adventures!

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Neons For Office




Rings: Aldo (old but I like this one) Necklace: Gift from my sister, but try this pretty gem (Under $60!)
Sweater: J. Crew (on sale!) Skirt: c/o Tart Collections PurseTory Burch (but I love this one)
Booties: Jessica Simpson via DSW (but love theseLipstick: Smashbox Be Legendary Lipstick in Vivid Violet

Photos by SJ of FashinNY.

With this spring weather finally sticking, it was only a matter of time before I returned to my love of neons. Did anyone else throw up their hands in joy after seeing weather.com's weekly forecast. Although there's still a slight chill in the air, there's nothing like a good chunk of color and sun to put anyone in good mood. Unless of course you hate rainbows, puppies, and kittens, then I don't know what else to tell ya. 

This is a look I wore recently to the office, and I really really love how this skirt from Tart Collections nips me in the waist and gives me that, for lack of a better descriptor, Coca-Cola shape. It's pleats and neutral color have just the right amount of boldness to balance out the complete look and make it office-friendly. 

This is definitely a look I foresee getting repeats,cause it makes me feel so darn good. And, feeling good in what you're wearing is always the goal. 

Now, I wanna know: what outfits make you feel good?

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

10 Cheap & Chic Dresses For Spring


6. Elkin  7. For Love & Lemons  8. The Lady & Sailor  9. Love Sadie  10. Norma Kamali 

My favorite part of starting every spring season (especially after a numbing and lengthy winter) is getting a bunch of fun and flirty frocks to wear every single day. Pale legs or no pale legs, dresses are my easy go to option for a multitude of events. And when you need an " I woke up like dis" instead of an "I woke up 15 minutes ago" morning, reach for any one of these beauts. Trust, they are all Beyonce-approved.

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Dee Hutton Launches Collection 2





Photos by SJ of FashinNY.

I was invited to check out the preview of Dee Hutton's 2nd collection (that looks incredibly bananas) which was hosted in Vedura's showroom (which is even more bananas). The atmosphere was filled with fashion history (did you spot Chanel in the photos) as well as wonderfully crafted pieces that are made to order. 

In case you were wondering, Dee Hutton is comprised of (must-watch) designer, Nedenia Hutton Craig, and Stephanie Brag, her business partner. Their collection brings back the honor of old world craftsmanship and intimate customer experience of sumptuous atelier salons. This collection is modern but made to order. Customized for your body type, which is hard to find in these fast fashion days. 

If there is ever a time, that you want to stand out, need a special piece for a special occasion, or simply want to connect with the person who is making your garment please check out Dee Hutton. You'll fall in love with everything the brand stands for. 

Find more information at www.deehutton.com

Monday, March 31, 2014

Made in NY









Dressc/o Addison's Boyd Mesh Yoke Shift Dress Purse: Rebecca Minkoff Cut Out Boots: Steve Madden via DSW 
Jacket: Topshop Lipstick: Heatwave by Nars

Photos by Lydia Hudgens.

Nothing excites me more than brands, businesses, and films made in NY. Yes, it's true I'm a townie but I love seeing our city flourish with artists, musicians and designers alike.

Today I want to introduce you to Lab by Laura Busony and re-introduce y'all to Addison. Both brands make insanely awesome pieces for rad bishes like us who got our degrees in the school of hard knocks. 

Addison has the perfect shift dresses for Spring in all sorts of fantastic prints and in bright whites. There's truly something there for everyone. And if you haven't heard they're releasing a capsule collection with Danielle of We Wore What (everything is to #die for). 

And if you haven't already witnessed by now, I am a lover of rings. At first I'd wear them to stop playing with my hair, which helped profusely, but then I really got into rings. I would go vintage shopping, browse through etsy and ebay, and stalk girls on the 6 train just so I can have the perfect rings to stack on. Then I found out about Lab by Laura Busony and now I stalk her site and basically want (and will own) everything. Her rings feel like mini pieces of art on my fingers and are definitely conversational pieces. 

And if that's not enough, they're both women-owned businesses. Stop by their site and support your fellow ladies.

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Sweater Sesh






Ring: Aldo (old but I like this oneBracelet: Express (old but I love this one) Sunglasses: Super Sunglasses
Sweaterc/o Tart Collections Purse: Calvin Klein Heels: Chinese Laundry via DSW 
Jeans: Aqua (but love these on sale!Lipstick: Heatwave by Nars

Photos by Lydia Hudgens.

Getting ready for Friday by playing some Rebecca Black in the background. ONE MORE DAY!! And it's not like I'll be relaxing or anything since I've booked a top secret gig (hint: making sure little monsters get their fix). 

Here's a look of my typical work wear from last week (that one day it was warm), pretty relaxed although feeling pretty luxe with the lace trimming on my Charlene Top. Since I work in the creative field (complete with an open workspace) there's a bit of freedom on my style choices. In this outfit I feel comfortable sitting behind a desk or running around town to meet clients. Btdubs this sweater felt like a dream on, for all you fabric snobs the material on this sweater superb. And for that reason alone has quickly become my closet favorite.