Crushing on Velvet

One of my favorite trends of 2016 that will definitely be carried through the winter of 2017 is the velvet trend. Since this fabric is thicker, it is the perfect choice for fall and winter. Another great thing about this fabric is that it can be used for just about anything and everything you wear including…

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Holidays in the Office 

Working in the fashion industry for about five years now has been a real eye opening experience, especially around the holidays. I was employed part time through high school and college in a retail store and all that the ‘most wonderful time of the year’ meant to me was late nights, early mornings, and double…

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Mixed Media 

When I was in college for fashion, I was told that you can’t mix certain fabrics or medias together. For example, leather could never be shown with suede since the eye would never know where to look. I never understood this concept because in my head, the eye should always be on the individual wearing…

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Rompin Around the Foliage

When dressing for fall, I mostly focus on being completely covered. However, if the temperature is in the high 50s, I usually end up wearing too many layers and having to strip down. Keeping an extra leather jacket handy helps in the office and in the car. I usually wear rompers in the spring or summer…

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Evening Embellishments 

Whether you are attending an event, getting ready for a fancy night out, or just celebrating the holidays, this outfit is sure to please. I absolutely love partnering with Ku De Ta boutique in Chestnut Hill since they have so many options for day to night dressing. If you need an outfit for anything at all (or…

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Cool Girl Gift Guide Under $50

Whether it’s for your polyanna, bestie, sister, daughter, mother, or girlfriend, trendy girls everywhere will love all of these holiday-inspired gifts. You, your favorite girl, and your wallet will be happy. What’s better than that? When shopping for the women in my life, I make sure to hit three major gifting categories; things that are…

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Sophisticated in a Slip

As you may have noticed, undergarments are playing a huge role in fashion today. I was inspired by the New Years Eve scene of Sex and the City when Carrie runs to Miranda’s house in the middle of the night in only a slip and fur coat. While this may have been a taboo trend in…

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Life Lessons from a Dress

The Store: Ku De Ta (Chestnut Hill Location) Earlier this weekend, I mentioned that I spent my Saturday afternoon at a boutique right outside of Boston. I was there to choose outfits that fit my needs for the events that occurred within the next 48 hours. Personally, I am so blessed to work with wonderful…

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Busy in Boston 

Where I Began: Ku De Ta Boutique (Chestnut Hill) http://www.kudetaboston.com/index.php This boutique is located right outside of Boston in the refined shopping area of Chestnut Hill. They offer a unique selection of timeless and on-trend merchandise and carry pieces from designers you may never even have heard of. Upcoming posts from my adventures this weekend will…

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Stitch Fix

I just wanted to start the weekend by introducing you to my new favorite way to shop. With a long work week and extensive commute, it is nice to have something to look forward to when you come home. Last weekend I received my first “fix” after signing up and receiving my own personal stylist…

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