Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Fall + RTW

This just might be one of my favorite looks from all of NY's Fall 2013 Ready-to-Wear Collections. And, surprisingly, it's from Kate Spade. 

But I guess my attraction to it is not so surprising, given this piece from my own Fall 2012 Senior Collection:

What can I say? I'm all about the trend forecasting.

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

American + English

Whenever I hear people speaking in a different language, I often think about how beautiful it sounds  (French, Spanish, Italian) or how interesting and complicated (Chinese, Thai, Arabic). Which then leads me to think about how ugly and flat I find English. Especially American English. So I've always wonderdered, how does English sound to non-Engish speakers?

Well, here's a short video called Skewl that tries to show just that. I'd say it seems pretty accurate. Sadly, it only confirms my thoughts on the language.

Spotted on Cup of Jo.

Friday, February 22, 2013

A little Friday afternoon inspiration.

Monday, February 11, 2013

Valentine + Garland

Away from loved ones this Valentine's day? Why not send them some love in the mail! Oh Happy Day! has a simple tutorial for these adorable Mailable Valentine Garlands. Just cut up some letters, string them, and post! 
P.S. A new year's resolution I just decided on is doing more of my own DIY's on weekends. There's a whole world of arts and crafts projects out there and I need to get my hands dirty more often. 
A little glitter and glue does that heart good.

Sunday, February 10, 2013

Gold + Cardigan

Currently craving this Bellevue Paillette Cardigan from Anthropologie.

Spotted by Anna.

Mardi + Gras

Fun Fact: St. Louis has the second biggest Mardi Gras celebrations in the world. WOO! So to accompany such an event, I decided to try out my new Mily Makeup Simply Liners eyeliner stickers, both the winged purple liner and the more eccentric ones, paired with a jeweled bindi sticker and some gold leaf.

I was worried they would feel stiff and uncomfortable but surprisingly once they were on I couldn't feel a thing! I didn't have to worry about smudging or rubbing off, and at the end of the day I peeled them off and set them aside for another day. I would highly recommend them- I received many a compliment from my fellow Mardi-Gras-ers.

Given to me by my wonderful mother.

Thursday, February 7, 2013

Lissie + Fleetwood

Happy Thursday!

Currently playing this Lissie cover of Fleetwood Mac's "Go Your Own Way" on repeat. 

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