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Monday, August 1, 2011
Staying made in the shade? I'm trying to, with as many cute hats as possible this summer. Currently obsessing over the vintage straw hats I'm seeing everywhere!
Vtg 50s Boater Straw Hat Venice Italy Italian Size 7 1/4
Monday, July 25, 2011
It is so scorching hot outside, all we feel like wearing are bodysuits/swimsuits as clothes! This one is especially cute- pair with a skirt or shorts for the day, and you're ready for sprinklers or a pool at a moment's notice!
How are you staying cool?
vintage sky blue striped body suit
Monday, July 18, 2011
I've been trying to commit to carrying a smaller purse for summer. I'm in love with the bucket bag as an easy carry-all-the-essentials solution. Love the cross body option for running around hassle-free in this heat. Adore these two non-black options below! So cute and easy. This classic vintage shape all of a sudden feels very modern, stylish and also practical. I want them both!
MARK CROSS 1845 red leather drawstring bucket
Tooled Leather Bucket Bag
Monday, July 11, 2011
Vintage Anchor Crop Top
This sweet summer top falls in that special category of things you can really only pull off in July (well maybe August too...). Love the combination of plaid/nautical/red, white and blue, and a little tie. So so cute!!
Tuesday, July 5, 2011
Yay! I just got back from a wonderful two weeks away after an amazing wedding! Here is a little bit of more to come! I dont' have professional pictures yet but here's a great pic of my husband and I walking down the aisle.
The dress, if you are wondering, was custom made by my cousin who made couture wedding dresses professionally for years and did mine as a family favor. It is actually a two piece! The big skirt comes off to reveal a short satin dress. I didn't think this double-dress idea was even possible, but it worked out so well!
More to come!
Monday, July 4, 2011
Thursday, June 30, 2011
I'm digging camisoles for summer sleepwear, and this red polka dot number from Eberjay is perfect for the season! Pair with gray, black, white or navy hipsters and you have yourself a great little number for lounging around.
Made By: Eberjay
I recently purchased a new mattress. I have been fun looking at new bed sets and headboards. I came across this one at Urban Outfitters and knew it was the one for me. Not only did this headboard get great reviews online, but it also looks amazing. My comforter happens to be the same kind of design and now when I sleep I feel like a princess. Doesn't everyone want to feel that way when they wake up? Compared to other headboards it isn't badly priced either. The best part about it is that Urban Outfitters has free returns on this item if it isn't quite what you expected.
Made By: Urban Outfitters
Tuesday, June 28, 2011
July 4th is just around the corner, and I'm dreaming of BBQs and sunny afternoons in the park. This denim bandeau is perfect for summer lounging in the grass - pair with high waisted shorts and your best beach towel and you're all set for a tanning session.
Made By: ASOS Boudoir
Monday, June 27, 2011
I am not sure where I'd be this summer without nude heels. I am wearing nude heels with tight jeans, shorts, skirts, dresses- you name it! I feel like my legs are a million miles long and I love the daytime confidence. Wanting to explore the vintage options? See below! There are a lot of styles of nude heels and they don't all have to have a platform... They all will make you look and feel great. (Also they go with everything!)
Nude Italian Made D'Orsay 2 1/2 Inch Kitten Heels 7.5
Sweet and Peachy
Vtg 70's Taupe Ankle Strap Sandals Size EU 37.5/UK 4.5/US 7
Thursday, June 23, 2011
Made By: World Market
I have been planning my son's 4th birthday party over the last couple of weeks. It all comes together this Sunday. I found this awesome water tank at World Market and plan on using them to house the beverages. I can't wait to put a little old world charm into the party, which is vintage carnival themed. These would also be perfect if you are planning a 4th of July party or just to have for yourself. These will never go out of style.
Made By: World Market
Monday, June 20, 2011
I've been seeing a lot of sheer pieces lately- layered in classy and beautiful stylish summer outfits. This dress is a perfect example of how sweet and sexy and breezy a summer sheer can be! I love the stripes on the top and the pleated floral skirt. It is so cute how she's layered it over a black tank and little capris, but I would even try it over a shorter skirt or leggings. Loving this look!
Vintage 1980s Sheer and Stripe Floral Day Dress
Thursday, June 16, 2011
I love cami/tap pant sets, and this lemon lime number takes the cake! Not only is the color perfect for summer, but little details like contrasting embroidery, a ruffle edge and an adjustable tie racer back make this set really special. Definitely snatch this up while its still available!
Made By: Calypso St. Barth for Target
Tuesday, June 14, 2011
Sorry to have been away for the past week, it has been very busy over here in Wedding Preparation Land as I'm getting married this Saturday! I have spent a lot of time on all the details and I will be posting features on everything from the dress to the shoes to the cake topper. Can't wait to share it with you, see you when I'm no longer a fiancee!
Summer calls for lightweight, easy to wear sleepwear, like this cute chemise from Express. This ruffled number has a racer back and a bold print for a sexy, sporty look. Plus, you can make it work double time by slipping over leggings or shorts for running errands on the weekend.
Made By: Express
Monday, June 13, 2011
Father's Day is just around the corner! Vintage finds can make a great Father's Day gift. A sharp wool hat or a vintage set of glassware can be a unique and stylish way to say I <3 you, Dad...
Beige Newsboy Cap
Brown Plaid Drinking Glasses - Set of 4
Friday, June 10, 2011
Can you feel that seabreeze? Who's going to the ocean this summer???? Growing up on an island (yes, Long Island makes me an island person!), I love the sea and all nautical fashion. This halter squarely fits into the category. Wear it to collect seashells, or for a seaside dinner.
Made By: Ruche
It has been ridiculously hot and humid this week. Because of the severity of the temperature, I have been foregoing face make up in favor of a simple layer of SPF moisturizer. Although I am giving my face a bit of a break, I have not been able to escape the occasional beads of sweat and their accompanying shine.
Faced with shine, I turn to one product to help return my skin to its normal balance… Clean & Clear Instant Oil-Absorbing Sheets. These compact sheets can go anywhere and do the job of absorbing excess oil whether you are wearing make-up or going au naturel.
If you’re skin is facing extra shine this summer, invest in this budget beauty product. You’ll look fresh all summer long and your skin will surely beat the heat!
Made by: Clean & Clear
Found at: Target