my father recently turned 60, and we threw him a big surprise birthday bash at his favorite local restaurant with 90 of his nearest & dearest. it was dressy, but low-key at the same time… so when it came to choosing a look, i thought i’d make a statement with sleeves – and i got so many compliments that this entry is dedicated entirely to this flirty, frilly blouse that i snagged at forever21, and all the similar styles that spoke to me as i searched for the perfect ‘statement sleeve’! Continue reading “statement sleeves with forever21”
to piggyback on my last blog post, i’m a strong believer in function when it comes to selecting a solid purse, and because of that, i’ve partnered with aimee kestenberg to feature some of my favorite handbags from her newest collection. in my last post i focused on dailywear…. but today i’m moving on an evening style that i’m calling ‘the big-little-bag’! Continue reading “big little bags”
yesterday, new york was hit with a #BOMBCYCLONE and i braved the thick of it… all “for the gram”. Continue reading “jacket so bomb it belongs in a cyclone”
it seems like every other evening i’ve got some type of holiday soireé happening – and i’m not complaining because i love it!!! but after busting out almost every skirt i own, it was time to kick it down a notch. read on to see how i styled a funky pair of ‘statement jeans’ to be holiday-ready!
after a dramatically positive response from my royal blue “christmas ornament” sweater dress, i was inspired to buy a light blue crushed velvet sweater with frilled shoulder detail from marshall’s. it was a whopping $12, and i was riding the high of hearing “blue is your color!” so many times that i pulled the trigger and figured it would be easy to style…. but boy was i wrong. this little number was a challenge with my current wardrobe – but one i had so much fun overcoming! Continue reading “go busy or go home: an out-of-the-box wardrobe challenge”