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Sunday Mornings & Magazines

August 22, 2013

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Sundays.  Lazy stretches and crumpled sheets and a slower clock. It’s a delicate gold chain pooled in the dip of a collar. Pancakes if you’re lucky. Sundays are ponytails and jammy pants, hot chocolate and finger-tipping through magazines. It’s the slow peruse, dog-earing pages, broadening your mind and finding some surprise inspiration. Magazines become part ritual, […]

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Panama Hat Inspiration

May 14, 2013

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For the first time in my life, I have purchased a hat. This may seem odd, but Houston was never a “hat” town. However, after picture after picture of casually elegant warm weather ensembles avec chapeau, I could no longer resist. To the J. Crew hat section we go! I can see how I might […]

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Hermes Festival des Metiers: The Legend of a Scarf

October 17, 2012


Blogging can be a lonely endeavor. More often than not it’s me and my computer in a quiet house all alone. In a lazy moment, it is sometimes easier to stay home than it is to make the effort to leave the house. But when your city is hosting one of the last American Hermes […]

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BUY THIS: Black Leather Leggings

August 28, 2012


I double dog dare you to stroll into any store right now and NOT find a pair of leather or faux leather leggings on the sales floor. Want to know why? Because THEY ARE AMAZING, THAT’S WHY. Now, if your brain is putting the kybosh on this idea because it seems too “rocker” or too […]

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Bow Down to Everlane: The Perfect Slouchy Tee

August 20, 2012


I have been on a quest. For over a year I have been looking for the perfect slouchy t-shirt. It may seem like a silly thing to prioritize, but don’t discount the value of a fantastic t-shirt. It is a core piece for my closet, the ultimate luxury basic and I wear it year-round with […]

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Runway:Everyday – The Power of Monochromatic Dressing

July 25, 2012

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See that picture of the beautiful woman in the Chloe coat? You cannot have that coat. But what you can do is appreciate the silhouette – and the monochromatic color palette. The all black ensemble not only is a powerful color statement, but it lengthens and slims because the eye travels easily from top to […]

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Shop The 100: Charm Bracelet

June 26, 2012


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It’s no secret I have a thing for storied pieces, and I can think of no greater piece in a personal collection that exemplifies a story than a charm bracelet. It’s a visual representation of your story – your life. It’s milestones and memories; a gift built by you and for you and, ultimately, something […]

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Shop The 100: #13 Brooch

May 22, 2012

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I know, you hear the word “brooch” and immediate you think of your grandmother or that aunt that wore too much perfume or the ladies at the country club. We need to re-frame and re-position the brooch because, really, it is a tremendously versatile piece when you apply a little creativity. There are endless incarnations […]

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Navy + White + Statement = Daytime Darling

May 9, 2012


I’ve recently been going back through some Pinterest boards to do some reorganizing and I stumbled across this outfit that I pinned a year ago. Then I remember WHY I pinned it – it’s the perfect, every day spring/summer ensemble that is super easy to pull off and even modify if needed. After all, it’s […]

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Shop The 100: #12 Boyfriend Cardigan

April 25, 2012

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While I cannot actively promote criminal activity on this site for fear of The Man coming to confiscate my freedom and my jewelry collection, I will tell you the best place to find the best boyfriend cardigan is in someone else’s closet. It could POSSIBLY be in your husband/boyfriend/roommate’s closet. But I wouldn’t know. You, […]

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