Entries Tagged as 'current favorites'

color story / cherry blossoms

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4/08/2014

cherry blossom inspiration
I’m ready for the cherry blossoms to come out! The magnolias have been gorgeously making their appearance amongst us here in DC, but I’m hoping this sunshine and warmer weather will bring out these blooms for at least a weekend or two so long as the allergies stay far, far away.

1 / Cherry Blossom Watercolor by Katrina Pete
2 / White Dip Dyed stools from Serena & Lily
3 / Cherry Blossom Roll-on Eau de Toilette from L’Occitane
4 / Cotton Linen Floral Stole comes in 3 colors from Muji
5 / “I adore you” greeting card by Feast Calligraphy
6 / OPI’s ‘You Callin’ Me A Lyre?‘ Nail Polish [On the real, who comes up with all the names? Sign me up.]
7 / Georgia Printed Silk Dress from Club Monaco

Got a favorite product for Spring? Let me know!

color story / natural pink + jet black

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4/01/2014

natural pink + jet black
As much as I love the color combination of pink and gray, there’s nothing like a good jet black to keep you grounded. The natural pink from this Lupine dress would go great with some black booties or sandals for the summer. This pink opal geo diamond cuff would pair well with that dress [I've been hooked on cuffs lately], too. And I had to throw these awesome matchbooks in from The Social Type – they’re extra long which makes them great for lighting multiple candles in one strike. Get a good black and gold watch, like this Kensington leather piece and dress it down with these stretch jersey tapered pants from UNIQLO. Yeah, I just posted a pair of sweats on the blog. Say whaat?!

etsy favorites

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3/17/2014

etsy favorites
I’m ready for Spring. So ready for Spring. Here are a few lovely things to start out the week from some great Etsy shops [clockwise from top left] I’ve recently discovered!

1 / mint porcelain ring dish with gold burst from tiffin studio, $24
2 / small leather + suede nude pouch from scout & catalogue, $34
3 / herkimer diamond earrings from mineralogy design, $90
4 / hive planters from light and ladder, $36 each

travel / weekenders

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2/26/2014

weekender travel bags
Who’s up for a weekend trip? I’d love to road trip down to the Carolinas or finally make it to Philly for even just a day trip. Pack up your car, buy a train/plane ticket and get out of town for some breathing room when you need it and don’t have any PTO. If you pack light, all you need is one of these weekenders and you don’t even have to check anything in [who likes to do that anyway?].

Grab a friend and one of these beauts and hit the road:
1 / Baggu duffel bag in chestnut
2 / cuyana canvas and leather overnight bag
3 / Everlane reverse denim weekender
4 / Muji water repellant polyester bag
5 / Herschel Supply Co. packable duffel bag
6 / Kate Spade Saturday weekender in steel blue signature zig zag

winter essentials

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2/20/2014

winter essentials
Back to the reality of this weather. Here are some things that have been helping me survive this indecisive season. What are some winter essentials you keep with you?

1 / Harney and Sons Paris Tea is my personal favorite.
2 / C.O. Bigelow Chapped Hands Soap Free Cleanser is a little saving grace to have in my bathroom mirror.
3 / This Bulleit Bourbon is great for making hot toddies on blistering cold nights.
4 / Candles. The more the merrier. These Sydney Hale Co. candles are made in small batches right in Virginia and smell absolutely divine. I love that they come in different packaging depending on the scent.
5 / These Nap socks from Brookstone are a definite must-have. I wear ‘em in my boots and around the house.
6 / My newest discovery is the Aesop Reverence Aromatique Hand Balm that I’ve decided will be forever stocked in my purse.

I promise after this I’ll try to stop talking about the weather. It really is the most ridiculous winter of my life.

a pinch of pink

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2/18/2014

a pinch of pink
I hope everyone had a fantastic long weekend for Valentine’s and President’s Day! I was on quite the journey if you couldn’t tell from my Instagrams lately – lots of fun [and great food!] with a handful of my favorite people. But hey, I’m back in DC and bringing you a few things with a pinch of pink.

Clockwise from top left: Short Wool Jacket with Hood from Zara / Dior Addict Lip Glow via Garance Doré / this welcome basket via Martha Stewart Weddings / this pretty bedspread via Parris Chic Boutique

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