SHOPPING ROUNDUPS

March 31, 2011
heightened versatility
But it's still $265... sigh. So that makes a $132.50 skirt and $132.50 romper. I'll wait for it go on sale - fingers crossed. I'm majorly swooning over here. The color and print are perfect and at the rate I'm finding them I'm going to be living in ...
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March 14, 2011
Aldo x Julian Louie x Spring/Summer x Terry Richardson
all images courtesy of Aldo   I don't know about you, but I'm so ready for Spring! I have been looking forward to sharing this post for a while and the recent warm weather has finally paved a way for it. Back in February at the IFB Evolving Influen ...
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February 6, 2011
a touch of love
  While I'm not an advocate of Valentine's Day because of it's undetermined beginnings and the way it has blown up into an "I'm loved or I'm going to cry myself to sleep *they have made movies about this I'm not making it up" holiday for most peop ...
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January 23, 2011
Trendspotting: Animal Inspired Rings
One of my favorite up and coming jewelry trends for spring is animal-inspired jewelry. I've been getting really into funky rings that are a little outside of the box and these are exactly that. Although I don't enjoy snakes, lions, and mice in person ...
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January 16, 2011
Trendspotting: Kimonos
Ok... so these aren't really kimonos, but they're definitely a fashionable interpretation of them. I first fell for this look when I saw Kelly, The Glamourai wearing the Elizabeth and James version shown above. She looked stunning and I love that it' ...
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December 13, 2010
Here Come the Holidays: Dresses
Around the Holidays I'm always looking for the perfect Holiday dress. Between Christmas parties and New Year's Eve, finding one that meets my criteria is sometimes really difficult. My birthday is quickly approaching as well and I'm on the hunt for t ...
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December 11, 2010
Here Come the Holidays: Accessories
As the Holidays draw near, so do the prospects of Holiday parties and family get-togethers. My favorite thing about the Holidays is getting to dress up and celebrate this wonderful time of year with family and friends. I've compiled some of my favori ...
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December 6, 2010
Holiday Gift Guide, under $200
My favorite thing about the Holidays is figuring out the perfect gifts for special people in my life. There's something so magical about a reaction when someone unwraps a present that truly makes them happy. But, it's not as easy as it sounds! Gift f ...
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December 4, 2010
Michael Kors Hamilton Bag = Celine + Hermes
I have always said that Michael Kors is a really, really smart guy. He knows how to make beautiful clothes that can work any runway in the world, but he also knows that mass markets are what will make him the most money and bring home the biggest pay ...
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November 28, 2010
Here Come the Holidays: Glitter Pumps
Glitter is back! And not the cheesy, 3rd grade glitter you would sprinkle over glue or the middle school glitter eyeshadow for the school dance... Glitter is making a sophisticated comeback in heels, skirts, tops and dresses. Expect to see tons of sp ...
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November 3, 2010
Lanvin for H&M Collection Preview
So if you haven't heard, Lanvin is teaming up with H&M to bring an affordable collection to women all over the world! It's exciting news for those who love both Lanvin and H&M and are looking to snag some of these pieces at a price that won't ...
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October 27, 2010
everything old is new again
Jacqueline Kennedy, fashion icon "What has been will be again, what has been done will be done again; there is nothing new under the sun." - Ecclesiastes 1:9 --- Trends and styles make their comebacks all the time - some are fabulous... some ...
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October 1, 2010
october breeze
photo courtesy of an HBU blogger The first day of October is always the first day that truly feels like fall to me. Maybe it's growing up in Texas where August is the hottest month of the summer and September still has lingering heat. But, the leave ...
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September 4, 2010
deal of the day: perfect black sweater for fall
Ahhh... the first wave of Fall! The brisk air is coming and being a true Texas girl at heart my fall/winter collection could use a little boost every year. I personally used to think that sweaters were boring and only bought them out of necessity. I' ...
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August 23, 2010
“the september issue”
August is a month known for going back to school, summer fading slowly into fall, and prime concert season... but in the fashion industry it's one of the most important months of the year. It is an honor to grace the cover of the September issue of a ...
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