Friday, November 12, 2010

winter white

I know: rules are meant to be broken. But I'm sadly not much of a rule-breaker when it comes to dressing for the seasons. So, you can imagine my unease while attending my sorority's new member initiation this past weekend - a ritual requiring that we wear white. In November.

Until a recent trip to Forever 21 (where else?), all of my white dresses practically screamed "Easter!" or "high school graduation!"(seriously.) That is, until I found this pretty lace frock:

Of course, it's not online. Bought it for something like $20...

...paired with this blazer (also Forever 21)...

...add some polka-dot tights...

...with some black suede boots like these (mine are DVF purchased from Gilt).

I will definitely be wearing this outfit again soon. How do you wear winter white?

Thursday, November 11, 2010

sleep in style

It's safe to say that I'm practically salivating over the new line of bedding by Jonathan Adler. He's done it again! Available in a rainbow of colors and a multitude of patterns, the new "happy chic" bedding is certainly dreamy. Not to mention, a wonderful compromise in the age-old debate of masculine v. feminine in the bedroom. And, if you want to be a little daring, I think DwellStudio and J. A. could mix and match perfectly for a look that is all your own. . .

The embroidered sheet sets are equally as stunning.

Which look is your favorite?

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

clutch on steroids?

It seems as if all of my favorite people are coming out with pouches this season and I'm welcoming these clutches-on-steroids with open arms. Join me in giving thanks for the increased capacity and the ability to take all of your necessities out on the town.

Saturday, November 6, 2010

here comes the bride..., not me. I just purchased my oh-so-pretty bridesmaid dress for one of my best friend's weddings! She's tying the knot on Memorial Day weekend next spring and I could not be more excited for her. It was a tough decision, one that required a 45 minute pro-con-pro session on the phone with my mom, but I chose the Nanine over the Selma and the Bow Monde. Can't wait for it to arrive! And in the meantime, I'm already dressing it up for future occasions after Lilly's big day. (I'm determined to wear this more than once!)

Sunday, October 24, 2010

Lauren Conrad's Fashion F*** Ups

This video gave me a good chuckle. Especially being the not-so-proud girlfriend of a fanny pack wearing guy. . .He claims that it's incredibly practical while traveling - I swear he only wears it to bother me.

Friday, October 22, 2010

gary & elaine

I am loving this tongue-in-cheek blog that pokes fun at the intricacies of design catalogs. Hop over to and enjoy! I mean, really, you have to wonder what some of these set designers are thinking. . .