Handbags Under $100 February 10, 2009

Here are some great finds on stylish handbags that will leave some cash in the bag.

aldo-handbag1Graniti two-toned handbag, $45 at

delias-handbagEve fringed messenger bag, $44.50 at


Fred Flare shinetastic clasp purse, $42 at

hayden-harnett-for-targetHayden Harnett for Target chain bag, $44.99 at

limited-handbagCovert kisslock bag, $44.50 at

spiegel-tote1Sequin embellished tote, $59 at


Bridal Hairpiece: the details January 29, 2009


So I got the idea to make that hairpiece I posted below from this print ad photo taken by Amy Squires. This compromise is a cross between liking hair flowers, birdcage veils, and a mantilla veil and wanting to wear all of them – hehehe =). I made it not as large as the picture and did not want to embellish and dress it up too much because I thought that with my earrings, a mantilla veil, and my make up and hair did – it might be overkill and get too busy up there. Although I think I still need to play around with the different angles I could wear it.

Tools you’ll need:

– silk flowers can be found at most craft stores. got mine from Michael’s.

– a hair clip or barette

– glue gun or fabric glue

– (depending on what you want) rhinestones, pearls, lace, crystals, feathers, etc. – can all be found at fabric/craft stores

– scissors

– I bought my birdcage netting and that sheer iridescent material from Heddy’s fabric store in Vegas and cut the fabric into leaf/petal shapes

Find a picture of a hairpiece you like, copy, cut, and glue that baby together. That’s what I always think when I see a hair flower – “I could make that.” Twigs and Honey hand-makes hers, why can’t we?? Save yourself the $50-60 dollars.


Bridal Hairpiece January 28, 2009

Before I go into detail about this hairpiece, let me know what ya think. Yay or nay?




Golden Globe Fashion January 14, 2009

Two noticeable trends graced the red carpet at the 2009 Golden Globes:

#1 One shoulder gowns – they’ve been in style and this trend is still going strong.


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#2 Statement Jewelry – chunky neclaces


More noticeable trends included jewel encrusted belts, origami-style dresses, and mermaid silhouettes.

Next to come – Best and Worst Dressed


Boleros January 5, 2009

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Etsy seller Bonzie carries these fashionable handmade boleros to dress up an otherwise plain looking getup. Wouldn’t these boleros dress up those plain-looking bridesmaids’ dresses and make for a stylish bridal party with flair?


Here’s one for the bride


Aren’t these oh so pretty especially if you love that vintage style?


More headbands January 2, 2009

While in Vegas, I did spot more adorable headbands at the Anthropologie at The District in Green Valley Ranch.







Mia also wanted to show off her new headband and wish you a Happy New Year!!!



Feather Headbands December 23, 2008

Feather headbands are a popular accessory that come in handy especially for those bad hair days. This trend is a quick fix for unruly hair. Just throw one on and you’re out the door =)

These first 2 are both $48 at Pluma


I love this one from Etsy seller VieModerne


These next ones are from Etsy seller Charm School Design

Left: $36 Right: $32


And of course, Urban Outfitters has some too.

Both $24


Left:$18 Right:$24


How you feelin’ about feathers in your hair?