new beginnings

Vibrant New Year 2dress <topshop>, heels <miu miu>, tights <xhileration>

happy new year!  here’s to a glamorous new year full of exciting experiences, many successes and new beginnings.  may your 2013 be filled with joy, love and laughter!

xo

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his and hers

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1. terre d’hermes perfume spray 2. libratone speaker 3. luminex watch 4. grove bamboo ipad case 5. paul smith socks 6. topshop slim belt 7. prada sunglasses 8. patagonia jacket 9. scotch stoneswishlist title.001Her Wishlist.001

1. topshop heart cutout leather Gloves  2. pj salvage print flannel pajamas  3.  essie armed and ready 4. everjade necklace 5. j.crew factory printed shift dress 6. valentino rockstud patent leather pumps 7. guilty by gucci 8. prada sunglasses 9. kate spade clutch 10. bling bling hello iphone case

what’s easier than shopping for yourself? i’ve learned, not much.  while my goal is to shop only for others this holiday season, i can’t help but find things i like along the way.  throughout the year, i tend to keep a running wish list so i can best plan and budget for items on my wish list or be inspired to find similar items are are more affordable.  it also prevents frivolous purchases of just so-so items that won’t stay in my closet very long because of quality and style. here’s my current wish list. i also have put together a list of gifts sure to please him. happy shopping!

winter wild

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jacket <willow & clay>, top <j.crew>, skirt <diane von furstenberg>, boots <pour la victoire>, bag <antik batik>, tights <target>

it’s beginning to feel a lot like winter.  cold, windy and a bit miserable.  luckily, faux fur jackets are with us for another season.  i couldn’t live without my collection of wild faux furs (more to come in future posts).  these make my winter blues a little bit better and a little more wild.  they are a good reason for a cold winter.  for this look, i kept my hair swept up in a bun as the jacket provides just enough flounce.  since i’m a huge fan of high boots, these gray pair are perfect and offsets the other colors a bit.  even though flat, they still appear dressy.  my only hope is – no one reports a bigfoot sighting.