Resort + Jewels

I’m headed out for Spring Break vacation and while I will be packing some of my favorites, a brand-spanking-new cornflower peplum two-piece swimsuit just arrived in the mail and is at the top of my suitcase.   Photography by CW Schildt Photograghy // LimeRicki Peplum Bathing Top (c/o) // MeadowBelle Market Bangles Choosing bathing suits can be difficult, […]

Denim on Denim

I’m talking the denim on denim trend, perfect for Spring and five simple tips for mastering it.   I’ve seen the occasional photo pop-up in my Pinterest feed – a perfectly put-together woman, chic-ly (let’s pretend that’s a real word, mkay?) long legs gracefully crossing the street (or the enviable thigh gap – my thighs […]

Polished Pieces

It’s Love Time!  Single, dating, new relationships, old relationships, marriage, whatever your status is, it’s time to celebrate love.  If you’re lucky (and it’s what you were hoping for) then you will end up with a little paper box in varying shapes and colors, filled with sparkly gemstones that have been polished to “Where my sunglasses […]

Season of Romance

Valentine’s Day is approximately 3 weeks away.  Romance is in the air, and it’s certainly on the shelves at every. single. retailer.   It’s contagious, watch out!  I’m dropping subtle hints around the house (my 8 year has the memory of an elephant, and he’s great at getting exactly what I ask for lol!)  I’m […]

GOLD BANGLES

First!  This post is part of an awesome collaboration (Fashionista Events) with over 100 bloggers offering amazing giveaways, so be sure to scroll down a bit for this giveaway and many more! This past summer my main staple for accessories seems to have been six classic matte gold bangles that stacked to perfection.  They were […]

Bohemian Maxi

It’s finally warm outside, and all I want to do is wear airy, white summer dresses.  I’ve seen the white bohemian maxi look on Pinterest, in magazines and in retail stores, in lace, gauzy cottons and detailed embroideries; I can’t get enough of them!  The cost of real lace (hand-made, intricate works of art) is […]

Diamonds & Tea & a Giveaway

I’ve been a big fan of stacking bracelets, and I’ve got an entire drawer full of bracelets in every size, shape and color.  Some are trendy – super cheap and disposable; some are priceless treasures I will keep for a lifetime.  Sadly (is it really that sad?) the arm party has run out of booze […]

Organize Your Accessories, Part 1

 I love nothing more than accessories; jewels, pearls, golds, sterling silvers, bracelets, earrings, necklaces, rings, you name it.  Organizing my jewelry, especially necklaces and earrings, is another matter!  Coco Chanel is famous for advising that you should take off one accessory before leaving the house.  I say do whatever makes you feel fabulous (unless that […]