Thirsty Thursday: Purple People Eater

Well, it’s happy hour, despite what the foreboding snow clouds outside my window are saying. For a transplanted Floridian, you need to forgive me, but the phrase “Happy Hour” still conjures images of swaying palm trees, an ocean breeze (or ripples in the pool at The Colony), and wedges and a sun dress. So while faux fur vests are incredibly adorable and cabernet (along with its warming effect) is, indeed, my grown up beverage of choice, happy hour by a fireplace still feels weird. Especially in the week leading up to the day we honor prints, sunshine and white after Read More →

Explore the 2015 Jewelry & Watch Trends

The elegance of gold cuff bracelets has been highly prized by women for years. The latest 2015 jewelry styles can best be described as thinner than thin gold, bronze and silver cuff bracelets with an upward twist. The playful twist involves wearing your bracelets open side up to showcase stunning gem cap accents. These bracelets also look sensational stacked. In fact, the gold threaded cuffs worn by models during the recent fashion shows were mesmerizing. Your “Brand Identity” Start with the addition of delicate vintage jewelry. You may own a vintage treasure, but if that’s not the case, there’s a Read More →

Friday Faves: Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween! It’s time to put on your cleverest (or in my case, warmest) costumes and shake down your neighbors for candy! If you’re too old for that and feel uncomfortable asking fellow adults for free candy, get thee to one of the many Halloween parties on your social calendar and request mini bottles of Fireball instead. A little anti-freeze never hurt, and hey, if you’re in Chicago you might need it! It works that way, yes? #Science. I hope you’re crafting one of my cocktails from Thirsty Thursday, namely the cool creepy zombie brain grenadine concoction. You only have Read More →

7 Tips to Make Sure Your Jewelry is Genuine

Your jewelery is something you treasure, and for good reason. There is a lot of special signficance attached to jewelry, such as an engagement, a special event, a birthday, or other occasion. So you want to make sure that the jewelry you purchase and receive is genuine. It says a lot about the person who gave it to you, that they cared enough to purchase real gemstones, gold, silver, or other materials. But how do you tell? Here are 7 tips you can use to verify the authenticity of jewelery. FOR JEWELRY YOU RECEIVE Have your jewelry appraised. A good Read More →

Friday Faves: Opals for October

My best friend emailed this to me. I feel like he borrowed heavily from this and Kanye’s proposal, but the video still made me cry. And she has great taste – I love that Shoshanna dress. Read this like 8 times. Pinned all their outfits – they combine their Lilly with other brands in ways I’d never think of. Hmmmm – if bridal showers are going out of fashion can someone alert my social calendar? We got the SWEETEST opal earrings in. They’re going online soon, but how gorgeous are these? Also this ring? Jaw dropped to the floor. I was Read More →