Saturday, February 2, 2013

White Plum Boutique

I love to find beautiful costume jewelry at a fair price. I am all for breaking the bank on non-trendy, real, investment jewelry that is classic. White Plum Boutique is a great go to for on-trend show-stoppers. Mix these in with everything you own. xo The Curator

Here are some pieces from White Plum Boutique that I love:

Hermes Inspired Pyramid Bracelet
Hermes Inspired Pyramid bracelet $19

Here is what it looks like on me:

Here is how I will wear this:

Beverly Jacobs lookbook
Beverly Jacobs Lookbook

or this...
Beverly Jacobs wardrobe
Beverly Jacobs Lookbook

Other great pieces from White Plum Boutique:

Kate Spade Inspired Enamel Circle Earrings
Kate spade inspired enamel circle earrings $13.99

House of Harlow Inspired Statement Necklace
House of Harlow inspired necklace $20

LOVE this: One in every color please!

Vintage Inspired Jeweled Necklace
Vintage Inspired Jeweled necklace $25

Mark and Graham

Mark and Graham has beautiful, functional and stylish things right now.  The price point is good too. Here are some of my favorites. 
Chalkboard heart napkin rings

Linen stitch dinner napkins

I think these napkins would be cute with these from plates from anthropologie:

From The Deep DinnerwareSolaria Dinnerware
Pomme PlateSwirled Symmetry Dinnerware


Clockwise from the top left:

1. Anthropologie From the Deep dinnerware
2. Antrhopologie Solaria dinnerware
3. Pomme plate
4. Anthropologie Sissinghurst castle dinnerware

Classic, pretty jewelry from Mark and Graham:

Classic oval signet ring

Sonya Layered Charm Necklace
Sonya layered charm necklace



Maya Heart Charm Necklace
Maya Heart Charm Necklace


Friday, February 1, 2013

Black and white with Zara

Zara hit it out of the park with these dresses. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE. Lookbooks to come on these beauties! All dresses on this page:
WIDE STRIPED DRESSMILITARY DRESS

STRIPED DRESSSTRIPED DRESS
COMBINED DRESSASYMMETRIC COMBINATION DRESS

Some great shoes from Zara too:

BLACK AND WHITE COMBINATION HEELSBLACK AND WHITE COMBINATION HEELS




COURT SHOE WITH STUDDED CAP TOECOURT SHOE WITH STUDDED CAP TOE
Top to bottom: 
Zara black and white combination heels
Zara Court with studded toe shoe

Green for the Spring

I love the color kelly green. It is fresh and fun and is perfect for the spring. This J Crew shirt is a perfect cut and a beautiful material. It makes a statement but is also classic.  The Alexander Wang Rocco Duffel in vine green looks great with this and also everything else for spring.

Silk butterfly blouseSilk butterfly blouseSilk butterfly blouse

1. J Crew Silk butterfly blouse
2. Alexander Wang Rocco Duffel

In a Lookbook:

J crew green silk shirt
Clockwise from top right:

Rebecca Minkoff Pave heart Stud earrings
Tenoversix ring (similar available)
Ancient Greek sandals
Karen Walker The Number One sunglasses
J Crew matchstick white jeans

I am obsessed with these:
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Ancient Greek Sandals

French Elle's Best Dressed and some street style

From living in Belgium I read and speak a little bit of French. I love browsing the French Elle on line. It is a great way to keep up with what is going on in Fashion since France is typically ahead of the times. This is the best dressed list for the past year. For more check this out! All images via Elle France:

Olivia Palermo

Kirsten Dunst (the French love her..)

Front Row Natalia Vodianova
Natalia Vodianova

Anna Giradot

Poppy Delevigne

Alexandra Golovanoff

Celine Sallette

Here are some of my favorites from Streetstyle:

I own a hat like this in brown mink. I wear it all the time.  We call it my Russian look!

Thursday, January 31, 2013

Revisiting the Forever 21 Polka Dot jeans and hello Spring colors!


Here is how I am wearing these Forever 21 dotted jeans. Everyday causal. I am wearing with with Sam Edelman Petty Booties in putty. I got this Blythe silk shirt at J Crew on sale for $49 which to me makes it more casual than if I had paid full price! The bright yellow is not on-line but they have other great colors! My sunglasses are the Dayton style from Raen in matte tortoise--I LOVE the shape and the quality. Find most items in my Shop FavoritesI was shopping for a client today and was doing some heavy lifting at Nordstrom Rack. This required clothing I could move in so this is what I wore!
  
LOVE the Forever 21 Jeans!!!

Things to love...Valentine's Day on Etsy

Best Friends. I remember the rusted out locket that I wore with such devotion in fourth grade. There is something so sweet and nostalgic about matching Best friends gear. I love this on Etsy. The ultimate BFF necessity! 
Best Friends Black and Hot Pink Studded iPhone 4 4s Silicone Case
Best Friends Black and Hot pink studded i phone 4 (in multiple colors) cases

Friendship Bracelet Set, 2 Custom Initial Bangles, Gold Best Friend Bracelet, Personalized Bracelet, Friendship Jewelry, Best Friend Jewelry
Personalized set of 2 friendship initial bracelets

LOVE these handmade macaroon coin jewelry cases:

Woollen fabrics/macaron coin purse/ bow lace/macaroon box or Jewelry pouch


Woollen fabrics/macaron coin purse/ bow lace/macaroon box or Jewelry pouch
So pretty!
linen Jewellery Box/macaroon /silk ribbon embroidery-rose-macaron coin purse/wedding gift/wedding favor
Linen macaroon cases

Stop the press! I am going to need this:

Ruby Heart Ring, 14k Gold Stacking Ring
14 Karat gold stackable Ruby heart ring

I would stack this one right on top:
White Diamond 14k Gold Stacking Ring - Genuine Diamond in solid 14k Yellow Gold bezel setting on a thin hammered band
White diamond 14 K gold stacking ring

And this is the cutest thing ever:
Valentine Garland, Paper Garland, 100% RECYCLED HANDMADE PAPER, Baby shower, Girl, Shades of Pink Heart Bunting, 19.5 ft / 6 m
Recycled Paper Handmade heart garland

Loeffler Randall and the high low mix

Loeffler Randall is fantastic. It is forward fashion rooted in classic tailored lines. The materials are excellent quality and they are hip but not so much so that they will be gone with the wind of trend. These are investment pieces that give your wardrobe a pop. If you have a few great statement pieces that are investments you can buy your clothing for less and still look like a million bucks! I really believe in spending money on bags and shoes and saving elsewhere. These are the foundation of your wardrobe. Here are some great pieces by Loeffler Randall and how to wear them without breaking the bank. Also, check out my ShopFavorites tab for all of the items for a one stop shop!


1. Annabel Mignon Wedge
2. Annabel Mignon Wedge in gold






Clockwise from top left:
1. Loeffler Randall Felix stacked heel bootie
2. Felix stacked heel bootie
3. Lulu bow sandal
4. Tasmin classic pump

Some great bags:



From the top left:
1. Loeffler Randal Rider bag
2. Lizard skin embossed Rider bag
3. Lock clutch
4. Rider bag

Here is a high low mix:

This: Gap 1968 Deconstructed jeans,Gap Essential short sleeve Tee, Forever 21 Tropical Floral knit blazer


With these:


This: Forever 21 Tuxedo vest, Forever 21 Life in progress denim, Forever 21 Colorblocked Cap sleeve top:



With this:

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