One of my absolute favorite things about the fall is wearing scarves. Lets be honest, don’t we all feel just a tad Parisian and chic when we put one on. The scarf is the must have accessory; a pair of fabulous jeans, a simple T and voila, you are now fabulous! Read more
Did you ever pass by a store hundreds of times, always wanting to stop in but never having the time? For me, this is that store. The one where I slow down each time I drive by to catch a glimpse in their window. The Farmhouse Store is located in the picturesque town of Westfield, New Jersey and it is a real find. Read more
From now until Thanksgiving pumpkins can be spotted everywhere! Some of my favorites are painted with unexpected colors and hints of metallic paint, while others are the intricately carved and lite. Here is some Pumpkin Love to help inspire you to jump into the season and express your inner artist.
One of the best things about Fall is Sweaters!! Hand knits are my favorite and this asymmetrical cardigan in mustard is just scrumptious, don’t you think? Just loving this vintage advertisement, it says it all! Read more
September 22 nd is the official first day of fall and I can’t wait to start decorating my front entryway. This is my favorite season; welcoming the rich bold reds and oranges of the leaves that are changing, apple and pumpkin picking, sweater shopping, decorating for Halloween and celebrating all that we are Thankful for with family and friends. What could be better?
Today marks the final day of Fashion Week in NYC. My designer pick is the fabulous Mara Hoffman, I want this dress, pronto. Her line includes everything from dresses, leggings and blouses to coats, knit sweaters and scarves. She has evolved from hand-dyed silhouettes to her current collection, which concentrates heavily on original silk prints. Hoffman recurrently draws inspiration from nature and fantasy, often finding creativity from her own travels around the world.
Today I was in the mood to find that perfect little black dress. I am a huge Donna Karan fan and knew she would deliver just what I was looking for in her Spring, 2013 collection. Everything I do is a matter of heart, body and soul,” says Donna Karan, chief designer of the international company that bears her name. “For me, designing is an expression of who I am as a woman, with all the complications, feelings and emotions.”
I am in love with the Spring 2013 collection of Carlos Miele. Referred to as a master of the delicate craft and intricated detail his designs transcend the influences of his Brazilian roots reconstructing them for new audiences. The free form of the skirt coupled with the ornamentation of the belt and neckline are exquisite. Shoes!
Carmen Marc Valvo has been exploring his soul’s desire to bring glamorous dressing to women all over the world. His elegant evening wear is a staple in the marketplace and this dress from his Spring 2013 collection is one of my favorites. Combining exquisite construction and attention to detail in a brilliant blue.
My parents and kids a few years ago at the beach. You are the very best Nana and Pop-Pop any one could ever ask for!! Enjoy your special day! Check out Grand Parents.com for fun trivia & songs in honor of grandparents.