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Monday, January 30, 2012
Friday, January 27, 2012
I clearly have sugar on the brain this week:
one of my favorite iPhone apps is the sprinkles app, which allows you to stay informed about the latest flavors. don't miss out on german chocolate and s'mores this month!
nothing beats a warm cup of marie belle's dark hot chocolate (speaking of hot chocolate, the City Bakery Hot Chocolate Festival kicks off february 1. the menu is divine.)
completely obsessed with this kate spade cosmetic bag
Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Tuesday, January 24, 2012
Monday, January 23, 2012
I'm on my way to India (so excited) and here are some staples I have packed in my suitcase:
Friday, January 20, 2012
ever since a friend gave me agate coasters for christmas, I have been obsessed with using gemstones for home decor. here are a few items that I adore:
1. pop rock diamond ring bottle opener from fred flare // 2. amethyst bottle stopper from Zhush // 3. agate coasters from Zhush
Thursday, January 19, 2012
Wednesday, January 18, 2012
as I prepare for my upcoming trip to India, I've been busy working on my wardrobe (pretty minimalist: kurtas, leggings, cotton scarves, and simple jewelry) and looking for ideas of what to bring. I came across these photos of Jackie Kennedy's 1962 trip to India. I absolutely adore the colors and prints she chose and wish I could pack such amazing dresses.
images, Life Magazine
Tuesday, January 17, 2012
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Monday, January 16, 2012
I love colorful gowns and sparkly jewels so awards season is heaven for me. last night at the golden globes celebs did not disappoint with the glamour. here are my favorite jewels and dresses of the night:
julianne moore looks radiant in her fred leighton emerald earrings
(photo, lionel hahn/ABACAUSA)
adore the green/purple combination in debra meetings earrings
heidi klum glows in this amazing turquoise and diamond necklace from lorraine schwartz
(photo, gilbert flores/celebrityphoto.com)
valentine's day is right around the corner and my valentine's collection is now available online! this collection features a variety of gemstones and organics in the red-pink color palette. unlike chocolates and flowers, these lovely pieces last forever!
Friday, January 13, 2012
I was very excited when I first learned that Iris Apfel and MAC were collaborating on a line of cosmetics. and the colors are just as vibrant as I expected! click here to purchase. totally adore!
another beauty find that I adore this week is traffic-stopper copper, a top coat from the sephora by O.P.I collection (from their jewelry top coats collection)
looks fabulous with a hunter green or deep purple base (or even neon orange for some spark!)
and last but not least, one of my favorite nail polish brands (Butter London) just announced their new spring/summer 2012 colors! I'm especially obsessed with the green polish, Slapper.
Wednesday, January 11, 2012
I'm back in nyc and have started going through all of the photos I took during my trip to Maui. here are a few images I found very inspiring because of the vibrant colors (don't be surprised if you see some jewelry with a similar color palette soon!).
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
Monday, January 9, 2012
I'm pleased to announce my brand new tumblr blog! I am constantly searching the internet for images and colors that strike my fancy to put on the inspiration wall in my studio. I decided to also create a virtual inspiration wall to share with others. I will update the blog almost daily. enjoy!
Friday, January 6, 2012
totally adore these new neon nail polishes I found in Maui.
adore these statement necklaces from my summer 2012 collection (available in may!). while on vacation in maui, my "tropical uniform" has consisted of stripe shirts paired with my wood and coral necklaces.
wood and coral necklace with j.crew maritime dress
wood and coral necklace with marimekko stripe shirt, SALT sunglasses
Thursday, January 5, 2012
I've been vacationing in maui for the past week with my family and I thought I'd share a few snapshots from the trip thus far (fortunately we have a few more days in paradise before I return to chilly nyc). I've gotten a lot of inspiration from the vivid colors of the islands and have made lots of sketches of pieces I'll put together when I return home to my studio. more photos to come!
Tuesday, January 3, 2012
in nyc I get my green juices from elixir, blue print cleanse (found in Whole Foods), one lucky duck, and liquiteria
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Monday, January 2, 2012
I often find myself wearing the most colorful accessories during the month of january because when its cold and dark outside, the world needs more color. this january, you will find me wearing lots of neon :)
1. katie bartels neon pink chalcedony and onyx necklace //2. toy watch fluo watch // 3. POP beauty nail glam polish in radioactive // 4. jimmy choo agnes patent-leather pumps // 5. cambridge satchel company fluoro satchel in fluoro pink