Valentino Haute Couture Fall 2014

This post is like 2 weeks late since the Valentino Haute Couture show took place on July 10th, but better late than never, right? I love Valentino. I would wear anything they make and this collection is no exception. Designers Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli’s collection of Greek, pagan, and warrior-inspired clothing is heaven[...]

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Dior Couture: Fall 2014

Dior’s Fall 2014 Haute Couture show at Musée Rodin, where the walls were covered (literally covered) in orchids, designer Raf Simons sent eight mini collections down the runway, which Vogue described as “bouncy eighteenth-century influences, party dresses with tiny waists; long edwardiana coats and furs, sweeping to the ground; techno jumpsuits with flower embroidery and zippers; little[...]

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Weekly Wanderlust: Paris

“Paris is always a good idea,” said Audrey Hepburn and almost anyone else who has been to Paris. The city of Light and/or Love makes for a pretty good Weekly Wanderlust, no matter the season. The architecture, the food, the art, the cobblestone streets, the people. What more could you ask[...]

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Cannes 2014 Best Dressed

The Cannes Film Festival is fun to watch from afar (from a red carpet perspective) because it’s like the Oscars, Emmys, and all other awards shows rolled into one and it never ends. Here is my Cannes 2014 best dressed list so far… Nicole Kidman’s  Armani Privé gown was heaven. Blake[...]

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Flora Nuit Lingerie Parties

If you’re anything like me, you have negative interest in shopping at Victoria’s Secret. But you have great interest in hanging out at home, drinking wine with your friends, and having a lovely selection of lingerie come to you. Enter Flora Nuit. Now, I’m a bit biased since I’m one[...]

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Weekly Wanderlust: Rome

I studied in Rome my junior year in college and have been in love with the city ever since. The architecture, the food, the art, the winding cobblestone streets of Trastevere… it really doesn’t get much better. I’ve been wanderlusting big time lately about the Eternal City (hence this blog[...]

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Marks & Spencer’s Leading Ladies

Not being British, I’m not super familiar with Marks & Spencer, but I do love the Leading Ladies campaign they released yesterday. Featuring models, actresses, singers, and engineers (!) of all ages, it’s a fun, beautiful, and makes me wish I lived in the English countryside. Left to right: Alek[...]

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Beach Ready: Flagpole Swim

I am NOT a beach person. Just look at my pasty whi  alabaster skin. But the launch of Flagpole Swim is making me seriously reconsider this and give swimwear another go. I came across the new brand on Facebook and was smitten immediately. The colors, the silhouettes, everything. I love the Joellen one-piece,[...]

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Spring Fever

“It’s spring fever. That is what the name of it is. And when you’ve got it, you want – oh, you don’t quite know what it is you do want, but it just fairly makes your heart ache, you want it so!” Mark Twain

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Weekly Wanderlust: Mukul Resort

Set on the Emerald Coast of Nicaragua, Mukul Resort was developed by Carlos Pellas of the Flor de Caña rum fortune as “a testament to love of family and a rich, 135-year history rooted in Nicaragua.”  Since opening in February of 2013, the resort has already received numerous awards for its[...]

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