Sunday, February 12, 2017

Proper Pleating


Skirt + Blouse + Boots: Zara | Scarf: Donni Charm | Jewelry: DU by KR & Kara Ross Heritage | Handbag: Neely & Chole 

Pleated jewel tone midi skirts, boxy blouses and neutral ankle booties are my fashion week go-tos. This entire outfit (head to toe) is by ZARA Women.  Ever hear of the expression, “put your hair up in a bun, drink some coffee and handle it”?…that’s pretty much the feeling here. February fashion week is brutal every year. No matter the rain, snow, sleet and slush the die hard runway lovers find a way to power through the madness (and freezing weather) to pay tribute to our industry greats. I’ve gotten to enjoy a handful of fabulous shows this weekend, crammed in back to back as I am preparing for an extremely busy work week. F/W 18 looks have been FUR-tasic, mixed with lots of dark jewel colors and leather to boot. I love the multi textural layering, sheer hints and high necklines we will be seeing more of next winter. 

In this total head to toe Zara style I am channeling simplistic Parisian vibes. I own this same pleated skirt in about 5 different color ways. Pleats are simply forgiving on any figure, high waisted flare skirts are flattering, and the boxy blouse can be worn tucked out or tucked in for a more tapered waist. I love the idea of substituting a cute neck scarf for my typical choker, this particular striped piece is by Donni Charm. Lastly, I have to GUSH over my new blue suede cross body bag. I have been looking for an everyday piece thats fun/colorful and can actually fit more then a lippy and my cell phone. I love Neely & Chloe bags because they are well-made every pieces for the New York working gal. 

Serving up some more street style soon! xo 


Tuesday, February 7, 2017

India Calling


VELVET CAPE & CLUTCH: JMD by Anjali Chawla (coming soon) | DRESS: Asos | JEWELRY: Diamonds Unleashed by KR | Shoes: Chanel 

I am kicking off New York Fashion Week with an international flare this season. INDIA CALLING! One of our fab DIAMONDS UNLEASHED Ambassadors Anjali Chawla is gearing up to launch her outwear + accessories line JMD. The collection will be launched first in Delhi,  then making it’s way to the states. I am loving this regal velvet and Swarovski trimmed cape. This is the perfect piece over an evening metallic dress (as styled here) or jeans and pumps. The JMD fur, mirror and embroidery clutch is fun and colorful. It captures the essence and culture of Indian style. I paired this look with bold DU mixed metal jewelry and classic Chanel pumps. 

India is a country with an ancient clothing design tradition, yet an emerging fashion industry.  I am getting to learn so much about the culture, traditions and social norms on India which is truly fascinating and exciting. I am enthralled by all things India including; the bright colors, the craftsmanship/artisan work and beautiful detail in textiles. 

This fashion week why not try something different? Stand out from the crowd and find your own personal style. Lot’s more happening in India coming soon, can’t wait to share with you! 


Sunday, February 5, 2017

Be Original #Adidas


PANTS: Adidas | TEE: Adidas | CHOKER:  Zara | BOOTS: H&M | CAP: Asos | VEST: Adrienne Landu | GLOVES: Elma

Sometimes a gal just needs to be “off duty” and get creative with cold weather layering. We have seen some big trends for Winter’17 incorporating sportswear + high end luxury fashion. I got sick of wearing big bulky coats everyday to battle the chill factor. This look is completely achievable in your current closet, it’s about looking at your wardrobe in a new way. I took the challenge with Adidas Women’s by making a completely ordinal look of my own. Classic leggings & a work out T with a new spin that can go from the gym to the brunch with a few key accessories. 

I layered up my T with one of my favorite long sleeve crew neck sheer tops by Zara. This keeps me warm and adds a bit of glamour with a slight metallic tone. I wore perforated leather elbow gloves, which are necessary with any sleeveless vest. I pretty much LIVE in this burgundy velvet cap every weekend, and my favorite black booties. I finished up the street style vibe with my favorite Adrienne Landu colored rabbit fur vest. I will be checking out her show February 14th at NYFW and can’t wait to see the next collection. 

Don’t be afraid to take risks, there are NO RULES when it comes to fashion. Originality is key to finding your own personal style. Stick to whatever makes you feel good, and own it. 


Saturday, January 28, 2017

Power Pose


PANTS: Project Gravitas | TOP: Zara | VEST: Project Gravitas | NECKLACE: Ben Amun for DIAMONDS UNLEASHED | RINGS: DU by Kara Ross 

What a year 2017 has been so far. (aka one month of January) It’s been a bittersweet struggle and everything that was in place and comfortable has been completely turned up side down. From the US election, to personal things in my life and the direction of the future there has been an enormous amount of change and risk. What I have learned is that there are things that are out of my control, but the one thing I do have control of is my thoughts and inner strength. Now is a time MORE THEN EVER for badass women around the world to unite, join forces and do some good for our world. I feel motivated, strong, focused and ready to conquer things that come in my way. I’ve learned that you can PLAN things as much as you want, but life in general has it’s own plans for you. Being successful is also largely about being able to overcome adversity and being able to pivot or change when necessary. 

I started visualizing and manifesting what I want this year to look like. I started doing a lot of mediation and inner reflecting. How I can achieve these big dreams and plans? What changes I have to make in order to get there. Here is my POWER POSE wearing Project Gravitas, a company that inspires women to “own their moment” and feel good in their own skin. This is my moment, this is a time when I am diving whole heartily into my dreams and making it happen. This is a year when I will not take no for an answer, and a time when I want to dedicate my work to helping others.

Sometimes we get so caught up in things that are completely irrelevant to the end goal. We have too many things going on at once and it’s hard to see the bigger picture at the end of the tunnel. In this moment I am taking a deep breathe, putting everything aside that does support my goals. (Including people) Did you know how important your thoughts and words are? How they effect everyone around you, but most importantly how they effect your energy. Let’s make a conscious effort to visualize what we want and each day take the steps to get there. Let’s make an effort not to tear down your fellow friend or the woman sitting next to you, but empower her to be the best version of herself. Most importantly, let’s make this best BEST DAMN YEAR EVER. 

… here we go, will you join me? 


Sunday, December 11, 2016

Funkadelic Florals


It’s holiday season, and baby it’s getting COLD outside. That doesn’t mean you have to retire florals or bright colors, it’s simply about how you style them. Don’t pack away your favorite little party dresses just yet, all you need to “winterize” your look are dark black tights and a cropped fur jacket. I am loving dresses with bell sleeves lately, totally about the 70’s style vibes. I found these metallic silver ankle booties on ASOS. Every girl needs a pair of disco boots in her closet. The white cropped rabbit fur jacket is by Adrienne Landau. I love this piece because it can be extremely formal with a gown, or worn for a comfy casual vibe. I accessorized this look with my infamous Diamonds Unleashed favorite silver choker and mixed metal cuff. Last but not least, my outfit is never complete without the perfect nail art. This design was inspired by Gustav Klimt’s “KISS” painting. I love the colors and bright gold, it’s the perfect holiday manicure by BISOU NY ( 6 Spring Street, NYC). 

Wishing everyone a happy holiday season, serving up more winter looks soon! xo