Category Archive: fashion

today’s inspiration begins with…

…the letter “A.” azzedine alaÏa brought to you by virgine magazine! virgine magazine is a new online and hard copy glossy that focuses on innovators of art, fashion and music.  their outlook is… Continue reading

made in the shade…

i just love my new summer hat!  anyone who has experienced the dryness of los angeles heat, will appreciate the need for protective styling.  for me that means conditioning my curls and twisting… Continue reading

maintaining a blog…

….can be a full time job in and of itself and we all know how difficult that can be when you’re actually holding down a nine to five that pays! sometimes i get… Continue reading

martinMARTIN…

…brings upscale retail to urban los angeles street. not only was i able to score that amazing frame on los angeles street, i also came across the new home of martinMARTIN clothiers.  quiet… Continue reading

the down and dirty on denim…

i’ve got a lot of friends who are going to thank me for this one! i’m not overly fond of shopping brick and mortar stores. you’re completely limited to the brands they carry… Continue reading

pyrrha’s one year anniversary…

…was a welcome treat! i talked about pyrrha’s heritage inspired jewelry collection while spending time in vancouver. i’ve been shopping the line for a talisman since then and when you get the creative… Continue reading

it’s that time again…

…unique l.a. this weekend! come in and shop independent designers for bags, art and posters, stationery, clothing, jewelry, diy workshops and so much more. free drinks and hosted bar, lounge area and live… Continue reading

guinea feather hoop earrings…

…along with a few others are now online for sale! i think these are my new favorites. light and airy, i’m pairing them with my haute hippie mini dress perfect for today’s hot… Continue reading

“erotica is using a feather…

…pornography is using a whole chicken.” – isabel allende i love that quote and no, i didn’t use an entire chicken to make these no matter how thick they look! with the whole… Continue reading

all you need is…

…and a credit card!

a current affair…

…helped me add more vintage, boho styling to my palette. i’m a boho girl at heart which i almost hate to say because it usually conjures up a very narrow idea of what… Continue reading

getting lost…

…at “i found gallery” was one of the best interactive shopping experiences of vancouver. inspired by some of the often expensive vintage jewelry i saw while exploring vancouver’s retail landscape, i wanted to… Continue reading

lovely and alluring…

…the barefoot contessa boutique awakens the inner goddess in all of us. the ladies of contessa know their client and celebrate femininity with a palette of soft creamy beige and toast, blushed pinks… Continue reading

smoking lily…

…is a rare find in vancouver and hopefully an indication of more to come. my first round here in the green capital left me at a loss for shops that stock local designers… Continue reading

smooth and cool like concrete, echo park…

…is my color for spring. who knew that american apparel could do such great polish? i was hesitant to try it being an opi girl but seeing the rainbow array of so many… Continue reading