Gold Plated

In love with this gold on black on black look from Cheyenne Meets Chanel. So sleek, and I'm really digging the gold statement belt. It's like: KABOOM. You could put that on with anything. The Maje belt below is a close version to the one in the picture, along with some other alternatives.

**Updated 10.15.13: Click here for great option from ASOS!**

Maje Gold Mirror Plate Belt Where To Buy

Maje Metal Panel belt

I'm also considering the Rachel Pally Ida dress, in large part because the dress comes with the BELT!
DVF Jill Mirror Belt Maje Gold Mirror Belt

DVF Jill Mirror Belt Gold Maje Mirror Belt Where To Buy

This version from DVF is a nice, relatively affordable alternative to get the look.


Sunday Funday

Trying to zen out a bit with one of my favorite colors, blush. I'm not really a "pink" person, so this may not make sense, but I consider blush to be its own color family. It's such a calm, almost neutral color, but as you can see with some of the landscape pictures, can have such depth.


It's Easy Being Green

It's Easy Being Green

Feeling froggy today. I love a good minty green. 

1. Jenny Packham / 2. J Crew / 3. Tibi / 4. Alice + Olivia


GAME DAY: Blue Edition

This powdery coat from J Crew is easy and sophisticated.

Today we are looking at some options for the Tar Heel lovers amongst us. My thoughts on game day are this: be comfortable, boots, flats, booties=all reasonable choices. The girl in pumps always looks uncomfortable, and kinda like she's trying too hard. Remember, it's football, not a cocktail party. A great jacket with special detailing or in a fun color is a good way to go-and then you really don't have to think much further than that.

A nice neutral look like this camel Allude sweater dress and printed Malene Birger scarf from Fleur is a nice, subtle way to go.

Pair this Acne wool sweater with a denim shirt and some tan waxed jeans (like the Citizens Rocket, which we saw yesterday in "Venetian Blue") for a casual yet stylish look.

This simple Tibi shirtdress can be worn about a thousand different ways. A tan, flat boot and belted is a chic and easy look. Maybe throw on this Missoni scarf for some texture?


GAME DAY: Red Edition

Tibi Colorblock dress, (with a touch of oxblood), would be perf with the Rag & Bone Newbury bootie in Burgundy.

This weekend is a pretty big deal. Not so much because UNC and NCSU play each other, no, more importantly what will we all wear? I will always make the case that Carolina Blue is simply a more attractive color, but I will give you some inspiration for the other side today. Since everyone can appreciate fashion.
Also available at Vermillion!

Kate Spade Adelle Dress, available at Monkee's of Chapel Hill. Love it so much I can ignore that it's NCSU color.

The Tibi Ponte Tunic is a great option with some skinny jeans or leggings and boots, maybe throw on a belt for some contrast.  Also available at Monkee's of Raleigh.

What about this draped Alice + Olivia top from Gena Chandler with some waxed black skinny jeans? I am obsessed with Citizen's Rocket Leatherette jeans, which also come in a sick tan version. Perfect shape with a leather look (without a leather price!). 


Here’s a little sneak peek of DELPOZO’s SS ’13 collection, debuting on Moda Operandi this Friday. This is the first collection from Creative Director Josep Font for the 38-year-old Spanish brand. Lots of whispy chiffons and beautiful, feminine tucks and pleats mark this collection. Gorgeous and ethereal, with just enough structure to be totally incorporatable (yeah it's a word, cause I said so) into everyday wear. Be sure to check out more of the collection, available for pre-order on Moda Operandi Friday


Lulu Frost SS '13

I see you there....gorgeous and quirky (and aptly named) Lulu Frost Insight Necklace from Moda Operandi

Love Lulu Frost's whimsical designs. It was founded by Lisa Salzer, who comes from a long line of NYC jewelers, in 2004. She does bling well-and I have to mention two other things: 1. Her pieces are super-affordable
2. These are on Moda Operandi right now, which means you pay in two installments (so it's like, free)
Jump on it!
Lulu Frost Harmony Earrings

Lulu Frost Tessa Ring


Friday Faves

The Gila Dress from Alice + Olivia. 

Elie Saab S/S '13 over on Moda Operandi.

Elephants+Hearts+Ferragamo OH MY! Groomsmen gift from a friend's wedding!

marysia SWIM Honolulu Bikini. Duh. The Resort collection is now available for pre-order!!!

marysia SWIM Maui (Sharkbite) swimsuit. This tickles me. 

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Beauty And The Beast

GORGEOUS from Could I Have That, featuring the Sam Clutch from Emily Rosendahl (made from springbok hide) that I've been obsessed with. Such a great, unexpected pairing with the pale, draping Bevin dress from Tory Burch. GORGEOUS.


Rae Francis Spring '13

I have been waiting and waiting and waiting for Rae Francis to release their Spring lookbook, and glory be it's here! I feel passionately about the blue dress above. Cannot wait to get my hands on it. Soft hues and shapes abound! These are my faves from the collection but check out the full line here!


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