Monday, January 31, 2011

Friday, January 28, 2011

Stylists are da bomb

I read a lot of blogs (A LOT!) This morning during my daily grumpy wake up routine... 
(Frowning at my cell phone that consistently chirps reminding me I've way overslept, reheating the coffee my husband so kindly made for me when I should have woken up, burning my bagel, and catching up on my favorite blogs) 
...I came across this post by That'sChic and had an "Oh I love stylists" moment. 

My favorite part about these two outfits, is that if you look how they styled each piece individually, most people would never put them all together. I'm not exactly sure who gets credit for the styling in this shoot. Jacqueline Rose the designer? Rachel the blogger? Threadsence the website? Some other mysterious behind the scenes stylist? Maybe a combo of them all! Whoever it is, Bravo!! these outfits are fantastical!

Thursday, January 27, 2011

what the what?

Ok, ew. Now granted I have an especially large bias against chambray and pale denim in general which stems largely from a most hideous work uniform I used to have to wear day in and day out. Denim shirts and khaki pants will forever be on my "do not wear" list. These shoes reek of Jersey streetwalker. No offence Jersey readers, but they do. As if the look of these wasn't heinous enough, they cost $110 & $129. Blech.

Macy's Sale Alert!!!!!

Attention all shoppers!!! I accidentally stumbled upon a super ultra mega sale at last night! It's a little bit "woe is me" being that I actually bought that MM Couture top at full price last year from Piperlime. Then again, there's a silver lining because I just bought it in black last night for only $14! If nothing else, this sale is worth taking a look at just for the BCBGMAXAZRIA stuff alone. Know anyone getting married? Macy's has some of BCBG's killer dresses on sale!

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Strozzistawzeeh on Etsy

I recently came across Strozzistawzeeh while surfing Etsy. I especially love the Deer ring, and the cuff, and the cool firework necklace (you know, i have a sentimental attachment to all things firework since katy perry told me i was one)... okay, I pretty much love them all! 

Monday, January 24, 2011

Back to School

photo via

Today is the day! My first day back to school. The first day of the rest of my life. Pretty cool, huh? 
My first round of higher education when I was a teen was in Music Performance. Turns out even though I am super duper passionate about music, it just wasn't the right path for me. It's taken me 10 years to build up my confidence and be brave enough to try school again. Music is still and will always be hugely important to me, so I thought it might be fun to share with you a few songs that are helping to keep me pumped up for this!

Firework by Katy Perry
Jump In by High Places
Feeling Good by Muse
Soar by Christina Aguilera

Wish me luck tonight!

Blue frills

Thursday, January 20, 2011

here we go!

Just got home from work! Mr.Husband was kind enough to snap a few pictures of me. Yay for husbands! Clearly (or not so clearly as the case may be) I see I'm gonna have to work out some picture quality issues, but that day will come later. For now, here we go!!

Hat - gifted from K McNasty, Coat by Dahlia - bought in Paris,  Bag by ASOS - gifted from Mr.Husband, Charcoal Tights by Hue, Cable Knit Socks - Target, Mary Janes by Me Too - DSW

Dress - H&M, Belt - Forever21, Cardigan - Old Navy, Necklace - Vintage

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

new year, new directions. Opinions valued!

This March we'll be coming up on one full year of blogging (holy smokes!) and I was curious, what would y'all like to see?

When I started this blog after mucho encouragement from 2 of my bestest blogging buddies (check them out HERE and HERE) I just took my concept of daily desires and ran with it sticking pretty strictly to just shopping. When it comes down to it though, most of my ultra favortie style blogs are ALL about personal styling. So I was wondering, do you care what I wear? I'm all about posting pictures of my frocks if anyone wants to see, so let me know!

p.s. I die for comments from people I've never had the chance to meet, It's so thrilling!


Monday, January 17, 2011

west coast girls

I am a hardcore east coast girl from my fashion to my personality. head to toe. Buuuuuut, if I was on the west coast, I could totally see myself rockin out in these to die for vintage shorts. 

Friday, January 14, 2011

i am leo hear me roar

So there has been some fuss on the interwebs about our zodiac signs being wrong. PishTosh! I think it's just some historical debate about what calendar to use. Anyway, I say we are who we are (right Ke$ha?) and I am 1000% Leo! Today is a little homage to the Leo woman and what we would wear if we all had nice big disposable incomes. 

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Haute Boudoir

Yesterday the super fabulous Kristen Hudson Nichols posted a new boudoir session on her super fabulous blog. 
Check it out HERE! 
I love Lady E's pretty pale yellow ensemble. As I sit around on the last day of my staycation staring out the window at the delicate snow scene, I find myself longing for crocuses and forsythias already. Here's a selection of some spring inspiring lingerie...

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Ugh, Obscene.

I have been super obsessed with shoes the past few weeks, trolling my favorite online shoe sellers on a daily basis. Jeffrey Campbell, who I generally love for his edgy designs really threw me for a loop today when I came across these boots aptly named "Obscene"

Really? Chaps? They look so dumpy.

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Mix it up!

I tend to be very matchy matchy at times. Occasionally I have to look in the mirror and tell myself to mix it up! All you need is a little shot of confidence to pull off fun eclectic outfits like this one.

Monday, January 10, 2011

Magnificent Mineral

Made it out to Forever21 on Friday and found these pants. I so super love them! They are totally punk rock, but put together with some chic neutrals transform into an easily accessible fashionable look.

Friday, January 7, 2011