Archive for July, 2010

Lady Gaga has rocked some serious avante garde styles in the past couple of years and not many of them would translate into real life fashion. However, this month on the cover of Vanity Fair, Gaga rocks amazing grey (grey-beige really) nail polish. Essie makes a great version of greige called “Playa Del Platinum”. This […]


Betsey Johnson Sample Sale Dresses, dresses, dresses! August 4th – 6th 145 W 44th Street, 6th floor 10am – 8pm


This lovely piece of art was a gift from my mother. It is just the right amount of  whimsy and modern.


Adam Sale!

29Jul10

Designer ADAM is having an amazing Spring and Summer 2010 sale online. Lots of amazing blouses, dresses, and skirts. Here are a few of my favorites (including the Georgette top, which I have in two colors).


My friend Katie had the most adorable carry-all today and when I asked her where she got it, her answered suprised me — the hardware store! It was a tool bag! Here are some other great hardware store finds: Magazine Tote/Dried Flowers Weekend Tote Toiletry Case


This gorgeous lace blouse from Joie is a bit revealing but it is the perfect transition item from summer to fall. For summer, keep it simple with skinny jeans and strappy sandals. For fall, add a plum tank underneath and pair it with skinny cords and boots. To make it a bit more conservative, wear […]


Shopping Diet

26Jul10

Last week the NYTimes published a great story about fashionistas putting themselves on a “shopping diet”. Not only are these women not buying but many of them have committed to only wearing six items of clothing through the entire month. (Exceptions  include workout clothes, undergarmets, etc.) Definitely an experience for some but I think I […]


August 19th – September 6th 255 W 17th Street, between 7th and 8th Avenues Aug 19 & 20: 8am – 9pm Sat & Sun: 10am – 7pm Mon – Fri: 10am – 9pm Labor Day (Sept 6): 10am – 7pm


So, in search of baby gifts for many friends (and family members), I came across adorable onesies with “brooklyn” printed across the front. The one I liked cost $48. Because I know that babies have a tendency to outgrow their clothes after one wearing, this didn’t seem like the best use of my money. Alas, […]


Lately brides have been embracing color in their bridal wear in the way of colored shoes. Although metallic shoes have always complimented white and ivory gowns, colored shoes can add a bit of funk to a conversative, classic look. The key to making this work is keeping the shoe classic — no platforms or five […]