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Summer Dressing

2 Aug

I love this silk print dress by DKNY. The print is organic yet graphic, colorful yet muted. It’s perfectly balanced, and looks quite flattering too, especially with the proper accessories.

DKNY Floral-print silk dress, $325 at Net-A-Porter.
Street Level clutch, $60 at Piperlime.
Chanel Beaute des Ongles, #23 at Nordstrom.
Danielle Stevens Agate Ring, $42 at Max & Chloe.
Dolce Vita Spencer Sandal, $165 at Piperlime.
Danielle Stevens Peace Pendant, $88 at Couture Candy.

Weekend Dressing

30 Jul

This weekend I will be doing a variety of activities around art & design, first going to the Levi’s Workshop on Valencia on Friday to see Stefan Sagmeister speak, followed by the Renegade Craft Fair on Saturday. I cannot wait to see all of the artists and their wonderful creations. Hope the sun comes out too.

All on Etsy…

Recycled Canvas Tote Bag, $200 at Forestbound.
70s Denim Cutoffs, $27 at DigVintageClothing.
Collective Animal Nouns Tee, $22 at Xenotees.
Sail Away Compass Necklace, $39 at BrashLadyInc.
Vintage Salmon Pink Leather Oxfords, $48 at SantokiVintage.

Weekend Dressing: Napa

23 Jul

These last few weeks have had some pretty chilly days, so my husband and I are skipping the city for Napa this weekend for some much needed sunshine. We picked the perfect weekend in that there seems to be early-morning construction all over our neighborhood this weekend.

Bon Voyage!

APC Striped T-Shirt, $80 at Net-A-Porter.
ASOS Skinny Skull Bracelet, $10 at ASOS.
Superga Navy Classic Pump, $66 at My Wardrobe.
Mia Bossi Messenger Bag, $180 at Gap.
Reese Jean Shorts, $25 at Delia’s.

The Great Gatsby Clutch by…Kate Spade?!

22 Jul

Black White Yellow posted this clutch yesterday, as part of the Book of the Month Bags from Kate Spade. Aren’t they fun? I love how fashion is being influenced by literature, first with the book cover tees, like the Catcher In the Rye & Moby Dick versions below from Out of Print Clothing, and now with bags.

I’m sure I would get more use out of the tees, and I love that for each one purchased books are donated to the organization¬†Books For Africa. At the same time, what a cool purse-I love F. Scott Fitzgerald! Would you rock this clutch?

Summer Dressing

19 Jul

Fuchsia has always been one of my favorite colors. It’s a more sophisticated hue of pink, a bit more punk and a little less girly, plus it works in all seasons. And here is my new fuchsia-infused dream summer outfit…

Tsumori Chisato Cat Spiral Dress, $465 at La Garconne.
Carvela Kungfu Cork Platform Heeled Sandal, $161 at ASOS.
Tetra Spike Necklace, $335 at Ariel Gordon Jewelry.
YSL Muse Two Satchel, $1160 at Bluefly.
Kenneth Jay Lane Woodgrain Bangle, $45 at CUSP.
Hedley Bangle, $38 at Chico’s.
Essie Pink Parka Polish, $8 at Beauty.com.

The Tie-Dye Trend

13 Jul

Joie Joann Tie-Dye Linen Top, $168 at Bergdorf Goodman

Rebecca Minkoff Tie Dye Easy Rider Clutch Bag, $618 at ASOS

Tie Dye Snap Wrap, $39 at White & Warren

Reed Evins Women's Tie Dye Suede Ballet Flat, $270 at Endless

Tie Dye Mini Bag, $250 at Tory Burch

Black Tie-Dye Wayfarers, $162 at Oak NYC

Charlie My Love Amiga Sandals, $241 at Farfetch

Summer Dressing

12 Jul

One of my girlfriends was wearing these great skinny cargo pants from J Brand the other day, and I couldn’t get over how stylish they look. Unlike most cargos with bulky unflattering pockets, they are unique and slimming and are a great break from jeans. The utilitarian silhouette pairs well with a floaty tank top, cage sandals and simple jewelry.

J Brand ‘Houlihan’ Skinny Cargo Pants, $231 at Nordstrom.
Kain Silk & Modal Tank, $85 at Net-A-Porter.
Alexander Wang Rounded Square Sunglasses, $325 at Saks.
Marc by Marc Jacobs Bow Wow Wow Percy Cross-Body, $222 at Endless.
Sam Edelman Divine Sandal, $99 at Shoebox.
Satya Jewelry Emerald Ganesha Necklace, $118 at Max & Chloe.
Abstract Enamel Bangle, $32 at Lori’s.