Sunday, December 28, 2008

Marimekko for Kids

One of my favorite textile lines, Finnish company Marimekko has recently launched it's stylish clothing line for kids.

Sunday, December 14, 2008

Stylish Puffy Winter Coat

It's getting cold outside! Time to bundle up in your favorite down jacket. If your feeling like your coat from last year isn't all that flattering try this fitted stylized one. Shown: Soia & Kyo Thaly Jacket $185 at

Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Thakoon for Target

Designer Thakoon Panichgul has created the next limited edition collection for Go International for Target. Thakoon won the Vogue CFDA Award in August of 2008 and his collection is currently sold at Barney's and Jeffreys. The Go Collection items will be in stores December 28th (just in time to spend that holiday money from your aunt!) The collection features some fun graphic prints and a colorful palette. Unfortunately, for us New Yorkers we won't be able to wear this "Winter Collection" until April.

Thursday, December 4, 2008

Lucky Brand Jeans Holiday Sale

Lucky Brand Jeans is having an awesome sale. Now thru December 7th receive 50% off any item with the purchase of a pair of jeans*

Buy a pair of jeans for yourself and get a great gift for a friend. Here are my picks. Buy these Sweet N Low Rip and Repair Jeans $115 and get this Printed Cap Sleeve Dress $99 half off.

*Second item must be of equal or lesser value. Valid on one item only. Offer valid 11/23 through 12/7 2008 at the Lucky Brand Stores and Lucky Kid Stores in the U.S.A. and May not be combined with other coupons or discounts. Cannot be applied towards previous purchases, leather jackets or gift cards. Employees of LCI and its subsidiaries not eligible. Other restrictions may apply. Void where prohibited.

Tuesday, December 2, 2008

Gray Boot - What I Want Now

There is something perfect about the color gray. It literally goes with everything! This year on the top of my winter shopping list is a pair of gray boots. I like both these tall knee length ones and shorter booties. Coclico Tlesto (Piperlime) $480 and Queen of the Castle Boots (Anthropologie) $268.

Sunday, November 30, 2008

Patterned Tights

Looking for a way to spruce up your wool skirts? These feather pattern tights by Free People are an easy and fun way to make any outfit look new again. $38

Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Orla Kiely

I adore this bag by Orla Kiely. Her graphic print bags are also great but I am glad to see the line expanding. The price however, $750 seems a bit over the top. These graphic print dresses are also adorable.

Monday, November 17, 2008

New York Sample Sale Mania

I feel like there are so many sales going on right now it is hard to keep track. Here are a few to add to your list:

Who: Aloha Rag
Details: November 18. 12-9pm. 505 Greenwich St., at Spring St. (New York)

Who: Rebecca Minkoff + Nicolas K
Details: Novemeber 20-23. Thurs. & Fri., 9:30 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sat. & Sun., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
33 W. 17th St., b/t Fifth & Sixth Aves (New York)

Who: Isabella Fiore
Details: November 19-20. 10AM – 5PM. 80 West 40th Street , Floor 8 (New York)

Who: Max & Chloe's
Details: November 20. 4–8:30. 122 W. 26th St., nr. Sixth Ave., Ste. 306 (New York)

If you know of others feel free to contribute, it seems like our retailers could use a little love.

Saturday, November 15, 2008

No Odor Nail Polish Sula

Sula is a new brand of nail polish developed by perfumer Susanne Langmuir. The water-based nail polish has no smell and you don't even need nail polish remover to remove it. You can just peel it off.

Sunday, November 9, 2008

Funky Shoes by Due Farina

I found this funky shoe brand called Due Farina on one of my favorite e-stores Habitat Shoes. I think these shoes are really cool. They definitely have a retro vibe but also have their own funky twist. Available at Habitat Shoes.

Friday, November 7, 2008

Recessionista - Who Says You Can't Buy a New Holiday Dress

Check out these cheap but chic dresses from Kate Moss's Holiday Collection. Although companies all over New York are canceling their holiday parties, we say with prices like these you can afford to throw your own party.

Tuesday, November 4, 2008

Subversive Jewelry Necklace

Check out this amazing necklace by Subversive Jewelry. What makes it really original is the asymmetry and baubly pearlesc shapes. You can wear it with a simple t-shirt and look sophisticated.

Friday, October 31, 2008

How to Wear the Boyfriend Jean

Shopbop put together these amazing looks. Pairing the baggy boyfriend jeans with more sleek sophisticated tops, shoes and accessories.

Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Population Sweater Dress at

This cozy sweater dress by Population is not only warm it is flattering as well. I love the cowl neck and the longer length. And it is available for only $86.00 at This weekend they are also having a 40% off sale. Be sure and check out their well stocked sweater selection for great finds by Laurie B and Free People too.

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Silk Clutch Bag

I found this adorable silk clutch bag on Etsy by designer Red Ruby Rose. It is embroidered silk and has a petal pink lining. It is so pretty! $105

Monday, October 20, 2008

VeraMeat Jewelry

I just found about a new website called Shopflick. Shopflick is a collective of different designers and as a new way to showcase their talent there are videos from each artist about their products. It is fun to check out what the designers have to say about their designs. VeraMeat is a brooklyn-based designer and she is talking here about her Astronauts Love Necklace. Check out the video here.

Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Snoozer Loser

Snoozer Loser is a New York-based line of separates by Sonia Tay. These dresses are perfect for layering with long tees or tights for the fall. And all of the cute designs are hand printed by Tay scoring high points for originality. Visit her shop for more styles.

Sunday, October 12, 2008

Mad Men Style

I have become fashion obsessed with the wardrobe style in the 50's TV series Mad Men. I am coveting Betty Drapers equestrian outfits with fitted riding coat, skinny jeans and boots. She always looks so put together. Shown: Jacket from the gap, boots from revolve clothing, jeans by J brand.

Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Leather Bomber Jackets

I have been noticing these adorable leather bomber jackets popping up all over around New York City. They are perfect for the cool temperatures and they are also super stylish and sleek. Here are two great styles by Tobi.

Friday, October 3, 2008

Cashmere Sweater

As the weather starts to cool down I am trying to decide what I need to add to my fall wardrobe. At the top of my list is sculpted cashmere sweaters like this Cowl Neck Tie Back one. Available at Couture Candy $286.

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Wednesday, October 1, 2008

CHia Handbags

I just came across this new handbag line called CHia. I love the rich wine color of this bag. It also comes in a beautiful charcoal. For locations visit CHia.

Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Recycled Jewelry

Check out this truly a one of a kind piece. It is actually made with an old vinyl wallpaper. The designer cut out the beautiful embossed parts of the paper. Beautiful freshwater pearls connect the pieces. Even though the necklace is essentially made of paper it is pretty durable. The perfect piece for a party or event. $54.00 by Recycled Jewelry.

Friday, September 26, 2008

Zipper Dress

I adore this dress. It has a great juxtapostion of funky (the zipper) and soft and feminine. The fabric is crumbled paper print silk charmeuse. Available $260 at Basic Boutique.

Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Ankle Boots

I found these great chunky heeled ankle boots by Fly Londn on Endless. I think I like the brown ones better but the black are nice too.

Sunday, September 21, 2008

Jumpsuits Spring 2009

So what does to guys think about this new jumpsuit phenomenon debuted at the Spring 2009 Fashion Week. I think they look great on these runway models but the average person may have a hard time pulling it off either coming off frumpy if your shorter or manly if you are taller. Shown: Jumpsuits by Amanda Blakely and BCBG courtesy of NYmag.

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Chloe & Reese - Lovely Ruffles

I adore this collection by fashion line Chloe & Reese. These subtle ruffles are so sophisticated and modern. Chloe & Reese just launched a mere ten months ago but their line is already available at Henri Bendel, Anthropologie and Niemen Marcus so look out for them at your favorite stores.

Monday, September 15, 2008

Old Navy Boyfriend Cardigan

I don't know about you but I am again stocking up on cardigan sweaters for the fall. This Boyfriend cardigan by old navy is the perfect length. And at $20 a piece you can afford to buy it in multiple colors. I especially like this jewel tone purple.

Tuesday, September 9, 2008

James Perse Must Have Dress

As the weather starts cooling down here in New York I am turning my attention to what essentials I need to add to my wardrobe this fall. This dress I found on the James Perse website is perfect! It is so versatile and can be worn in a hundred different ways. $195

Jennifer Rose Jewelry

Experimenting with twisted gold and asymmetrical shapes Jennifer Rose creates these elegant yet dramatic pieces. The mutli-faceted stones add even more sparkle.