Sunday, June 24, 2012

Resort Round-Up

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Alexander McQueen {red carpet ready}

Celebrities love McQueen. It's simply a fact at this point. And Sarah Burton keeps giving celebrit…
Thursday, June 21, 2012

surfing safari

Though not a surfer myself, I've grown up around the surf culture due to friends and family and have always been fascinated by the oceanic sport. There's something so bea…
Wednesday, June 20, 2012

let me be your national anthem

One of my favorite holidays, the 4th of July, is just around the corner. I love finding the perfect red white and blue ensemble to rock while biking to the parade, hopping from b…

cool as mint

It looks like the deep emeralds of fall are going to transition into soft pastel mints come resort season. Every designer fromMatthew Williamson to Oscar de la Renta is showcasin…
Monday, June 18, 2012

Style Crush: Elizabeth Banks

When The Hunger Games premiered in March, everyone was eagerly anticipating Jennifer Lawrence's rise to fashion fame- and rise she did. The star has stunned in Prabal Gurung, …
Saturday, June 16, 2012

monsters inc.

Can we all stop to admire how fabulous this ensemble is, captured by Tommy Ton outside the London Spring 2013 Menswear shows? I spy: an 80s glam rock jacket a la Miu Miu, a neon …

the sweet escape

original shirt by me frenchi skirt steve madden sandals
Friday, June 15, 2012

essentials only

Bags seem to be going in two directions these days, depending on the user. For the practical woman, there seems to be no end of hyper-functional totes, complete with phone compart…
Thursday, June 14, 2012

working overtime

Summer equals endless amounts of free time, and I plan to use each and every minute of the approximately 68 days I have left until move-in day wisely. As nice as vegging out is f…
Monday, June 11, 2012

Tourist Attraction

It is rather entertaining to see a brand so serious and poised take a stab at some tourist staples at the Nina Ricci Resort 2013 presentation. For the voyager who likes to explor…

Let's go down to the Seaside

Summertime and the livin' is sooo easy. Biking around, European football tournaments, finishing dresses in record timing. Ah, the life is good! Even if you aren't traipsin…
Saturday, June 9, 2012


What I hate about Resort collections is that the clothing for once actually fits the weather outside -warm, sunny, tropical prints and fabulous swimsuits- so it is tres difficult …
Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Pomp and Circumstance

dress by me j. crew sandals betsey johnson bracelet
The dress I made and wore to my graduation party last Saturday. Ignore the iffy cell-phone quality and my dog, Toby, checkin'…
Monday, June 4, 2012

Stay Classy, San Diego

It seems almost serendipitous that two days before my high school graduation, Rebecca Minkoff, a local designer, states that her Resort 2013 collection is a return to her "Sa…

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