Fashion

My Friday Fancies

via Polyvore 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 All the buzz about saving “NYC Fleet Week” has put me in a nautical mood. Happy Friday!  

Polka Dots & Peplum

Polka dots and peplum. Could there be a better marriage?? They might be my two favorite things. In fact, I even had an entire post on polka dots. If these two were a Hollywood couple,…

My Friday Fancies

New blogging tradition begins today! Fridays going forward have a new purpose, and will be dedicated to the fashion items I’m currently coveting. Hence, “My Friday Fancies”.  Odds are I’m attempting some self-control by just looking and…

Magnolias in Bloom

I am not one bit jealous of the spring the Midwest is having. While my friends back home are getting day after day of cold rain and snow, I’m out here enjoying the beauty that…

Geek Chic

These are my geek chic essentials…a wardrobe checklist inspired by current trends, and TV characters like Rachel Berry (Glee) and Blair Waldorf (Gossip Girl). Being a ‘geek’ has never been cooler. As a finance nerd…and someone who…

Nautical Stripes

Left my coat behind yesterday, on a beautiful 78 degree day! It was just too good to be true. I wanted to spend the day soaking up the sun. Beach… Swim suit…… Sun tan lotion………..

Breaking out the Brights!

Spring has finally sprung!! And it looks like its here to stay. This weather has me soooo excited to tap into the brightest part of my wardrobe!! Mixing prints and color-blocking will again be one…

Where is Spring?!

So much for the groundhog not seeing his shadow. Winter has definitely overstayed its welcome! But rather than hiding away in dark colors, I’ve been rocking vibrant shades like the ones below – my little…

Mad Men Monday

In case you hadn’t noticed, sixties chic is back! Mod prints and bold hues are coloring the streets, inspired by the AMC’s wildy popular show, Mad Men. We can thank Banana Republic for proliferating this…

Snow Day!

The weathermen were right. It came after all. More snow, just like we thought. Which is great…except for the fact that it’s March, and I am so over winter. But Mother Nature doesn’t seem to…

Marigolds & Mulberries

I love new clothes. If everyone could just wear new clothes everyday, I reckon depression wouldn’t exist anymore.”    — Confessions of a Shopaholic Isn’t that the truth?! Don’t you just love the feeling of…

Totes Practical

Every girl needs one. And if it was socially acceptable, I’m sure guys would want one too. Who wouldn’t?! They are so convenient, so practical, and perfect for the commuter lifestyle. Below are some of…

Top Ten Red Carpet Looks from Last Night’s Oscars

The Oscars. Hollywood’s biggest night…and my FAVORITE red carpet event of the year. I spent all of last night live-tweeting the event…and I was in serious need of some coffee this morning. But now that I’m caffeinated,…

Wednesday Blues

The middle of the work week, furthest from both the high of the previous weekend and the anticipation of the next. Hump Day. According to Marie Claire, psychologists have officially declared Wednesday as the most…

Seeing Spots

Kate Spade: Things We Love Polka Dots. Classic, yet fun. Smart, yet playful. Whether its bold big spots or subdued small ones, polka dots have always been a great accessory to any outfit. From the…

A Complete Look

via Pinterest Every item in your wardrobe doesn’t need to be expensive. It’s about piecing together all the right items so that you can adequately express your personal style. I frequently pair together bargain buys…

Good Luck Greens

PANTONE 17-5641 Emerald Lively. Radiant. Lush… A color of elegance and beauty that enhances our sense of well-being, balance and harmony.”   — Pantone   via Polyvore Green. Green for serenity. Green for new beginnings. Green for good luck….

A Splash of Turquoise

The last two days have reached near 60 degree highs, so its hard for me not to be dreaming of spring. To me, spring means out with my drabby neutral colors, and in with some…

A Bradshaw Inspiration

Whether she is the reason you fell in love with fashion in the first place, or just the inspiration you needed to push the envelope, it is indisputable that Carrie Bradshaw of Sex and the City…

Manhattan Winters

Coming from the Midwest, where a “light snow” means about 6 inches, I have embraced this Manhattan winter with open arms. So far, winter has consisted of about five straight days of fairly cold (but…