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In accessories on September 9, 2011 at 10:23 am

(one of each, please*)

There seems to be a direct correlation with rainy days and my need to online peruse. Recently, my shopping bags are filled with dark, bold colors and gold, timeless accessories. Coincidentally, all of my favorites include chain detailing.

PS – does anyone else fill up virtual shopping carts, just to pretend what it’s like to have disposable income?

here’s to avoiding buyer’s remorse,


*one, two, three, four


oh wise one.

In accessories, apparel, swoon on August 22, 2011 at 10:42 am


If you need one more reason to love J.Crew, read this NY Times article about the company’s Creative Director and President, Jenna Lyons. She can turn a chambray shirt, glitter heels, thick-rimmed glasses and a trash bag into chic inspiration. But how does she do it? Teach me your ways.

here’s to wanting every item from crewcuts,


vintage spice.

In accessories on August 18, 2011 at 11:35 am

Pretty People (sister store to Annie Creamcheese) opened up just blocks away from my work. Their jewelry is da-vine. 

here’s to timeless staples,


blue aversion.

In accessories, art, Uncategorized on July 15, 2011 at 5:32 pm

I’m really not a fan of blue. That may be a bit extreme, it’s just that blue has never been a color that I have been attracted towards. Pinks and yellows just tug at my colored heart a bit more. But, as of late, you know what blue has pulling my interest?

(wait, maybe i am a fan of blue?)*

I still claim that blue drinks, in particular, disgust me. I‘m looking at you, blue curacoa.

here’s to changing my palette,


*Images: 1, 2, 3


In accessories, summer on June 15, 2011 at 9:44 am

(capri, my current love)

During the warmer months I make sure to incorporate bright colors to my daily ‘drobe. Nothing compliments seasonal hues like pinks, blues and yellows. 

While it may not seem work appropriate (I’ve received many looks with my polish choices), I type on a keyboard all day, so I appreciate having colorful nails dancing across the keys.

here’s to bright cardigans,