Wednesday, December 2, 2009

3.1 Phillip Lim's modern metallics

Metallics are big this season, yes, but aren't they always big this time of year? Yes. Which is why I love these NAP new arrivals by 3.1 Phillip Lim. Why wear silver or gold when you can shimmer in rose gold? Absolutely love this look, people.

these 3.1 Phillip Lim pieces available at/images from NET-A-PORTER

Inexpensive party shoes for the holidays

Love these affordable options from Forever 21 for all your holiday parties. Because who wants to drop a paycheck on a pair of shoes that you'll (let's be realistic) wear just a few times this season?

all from Forever 21

Martha's metallic DIY wreaths

I've made my share of DIY wreaths over the years (mostly for holiday gifts). They're inexpensive & the sky's the limit as far as how creative you want to be. I'm loving these 2 (above), I found on Martha's site. Understated & elegant (& metallic!). Which I love.

images from

Golden bags from Barneys

In keeping with today's metallic/celebratory theme, I thought I'd post these gorgeous gold bags I've been eyeing for a couple of weeks now (top: Lanvin, center: Prada, bottom: Barneys New York). Lovely, no?

all from Barneys

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from Impressionen

PS: To those who left comments on yesterday's posts, I got them (they were great/sweet), then accidentally deleted some. Sorry bout that!

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Why I'm excited about Zac Posen's Target deal:

Was super stoked when I read that Zac Posen is slated to design a collection for Target, to appear in stores this spring. I mean, the man in part-genius. Did you see his Spring 2010 RTW collection? If not I've included my favorites from the show above. So excited, folks!

detail photos by Don Ashby & Olivier Claisse, full-length photos by Marcio Madeira, all from

Crazy for cozy, patterned walls

Glenn Holley's Virginia home, featured in this Country Living story, has sold me on patterned walls. They definitely add a sense of warmth & charm, & look stunning paired with bold, punchy colors. Oh, & Holley shops for his lamps at TJ Maxx, too. Love that.

photos by Don Freeman from Country Living

I'm sweet on OUMA Clothing's Etsy shop

I'm officially mad about OUMA Clothing, especially their Etsy shop. These lovely feminine styles won me over. Between the gorgeous frocks & stunning photography, I'm smitten. You must check this shop out. Like, now.

top photo by GALAXIE ANDREWS, both from the Etsy shop

Breathtaking San Fran home in VOGUE

Photos of the Gold Coast home of Trevor Traina and Alexis Swanson made my jaw drop. Some rooms are light & airy. Others are rich & decadent. And the art. Oh, still my heart. View the complete slideshow, & read the accompanying story, "Ode to Joy," here.

photos by François Halard from VOGUE

Peter Liversidge @ Art Basel Miami Beach 2009

It's that time of year again...Art Basel Miami Beach, people! This year I'm really excited about these 2 works by artist Peter Liversidge. ALWAYS (top) & COMMA07 (bottom) are above. Love them. Learn more about the event, which kicks off later this week, here.

images from the Art Basel Miami Beach 2009 site.

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