Olive Parka and Watercolor Floral

Happy Sunday all!  I learned this weekend that two really good college friends are pregnant and (I personally feel) it’s never too early to think about baby gifts. I normally get baby clothes or toys for parents-to-be but want to know if any of you have other ideas. Zara Parka with Detachable Waistcoat | Forever 21 Bunny Necklace | c/o…

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Stripes and Floral (Take II)

Happy Independence Day! 2013 has been an eventful year, to say the least. In the course of a day, SCOTUS struck down DOMA and maimed the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Just yesterday, the Egyptian military deposed Mohamed Morsi and stifled the growth of the Muslim Brotherhood, priming for perhaps the next chapter of the Arab Spring. In March, the…

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Blue (Featuring J. Crew Bouclé Jacket in Indigo Colorblock)

Shop Ann Taylor’s “flash sale” and take 60% off your sale purchase. Some of my favorites include: Sunlight Pleat Maxi Skirt, Wraparound Waist Sleeveless Top, Jeweled Fish Perfect Patent Skinny Belt, Silk Georgette V-Neck Gown, Makena Peeptoe Wedges, Wide Neutral Leather Belt, Wide Stretch Buckle Belt, Mosaic Lace Peplum Top, Scalloped Crepe Open Jacket, Provence Paisley Silk Sash, Embroidered Neck…

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Asian Fashion Adventures: Mexy Shop

The first installment of this new series features Taiwanese retailer Mexy Shop. Jessy of Jessy Dust introduced me (along with her other readers) to the brand over a year ago and I’ve been intrigued ever since. In a word, Mexy Shop is “safe.” Safe in execution, safe in price point, and safe in design. It features few truly exceptional or…

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Rubber Boots

Nokia is best known for its cell phones, IT products, and telecommunication services but in the 1960’s, one of its signature products was rubber boots. The acceptance of rubber boots as a fashion staple is as inexplicable as Nokia’s ascension from rubber manufacturer to global consumer IT product giant. Regardless, I am thankful that rubber boots now come in all…

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