July Monthly Archives

Object of Desire: A Gold Fringe Cuff

For Spring/Summer 2015, fringe was everywhere on the catwalk.  This is one 70’s inspired trend that cannot be ignored. It’s everywhere and on everything! On shoes, cuffs, rings, dresses, shorts, rings, you name it.  I was surprised to see it on a ring (here, here, and here) this morning.  I thought I would never wear anything with fringes until I saw a beautiful fringe cuff …

Taking the Reins and Riding High

Inspired by a look from Hermes’s show at the riding school of Paris Republican Guard for Fall 2015. For summer, steal this equestrian look by investing in an overall made from a lighter fabric. Pair with a classic white button down shirt and a pair of black heels for an evening look or converse for daytime. 1. Alexander Wang | 2. Lucca Couture | 3. …

When in Doubt Wear Your First Option

Top: Erin Fetherston dress | Skirt: Aqua | Belt: Grosgrain ribbon and brooches. For some of us, finding something to wear to an event could be a major task on its own. Not because we have no idea of what to wear but have too many options to choose from. If these options are readily available in our closets, why is it then a major …

Dare to Be Different with Your Statement Choker

If you love chokers but do not care much for the beaded colorful layered ones with brooches you have seen almost everyone wear to complement their Ankara or Guipure Lace gown or iro and buba. Well, here are some elegantly charming and trendy neck grabs you might find interesting and worthy of collecting.  As you scroll through the options just remember that “Obe to dun …

Less is More! It Reveals True Beauty with Infinitesimal Change.

I’m sure many of us have heard the phrase “less is more” yet many still have a tendency to ignore that notion. The notion that simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. “Don’t get me wrong, I admire elegance and have an appreciation of the finer things in life. But to me, beauty lies in simplicity.” Mark Hyman Every time I flip through the pages of my …

The Perfect Shirtdress

The first shirtdress I purchased was designed by Theory. A co-worker had introduced me to Rue La La and the first item I scored was a silk A-line shirtdress in Navy, which happens to be my favorite color. I just love the preppiness and simplicity of the dress. The luxurious and exquisite feel of the silk on the skin is sexy. It has pockets I …

Object of Desire – Jonathan Saunders Floral Skirt

Loving the Jonathan Saunders floral twill full skirt. Paired with a J Crew silk cami. Another top option would be a white button down oxford shirt in cotton or silk. Featured Set: Skirt Here | Cami Here | Earrings Here | Heels Here, Here, Here, Here Jacket Here | Tank Top Here | Pump Here, Here, and Here | Necklace Here | Skirt 1 Here …