Butterfly Motif February 17, 2009

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Stars were seen as last year’s motif. This year’s motif is the butterfly- sure to be a trend fluttering around on clothing especially this spring and summer. Several designers including Collette Dinnigan, Diane von Furstenberg, Tibi, and Badgley Mischka showcased butterfly motifs in their 2009 collections. Butterflies play symbols of beauty, hope, and femininity creating a delicate elegance for garments.


New Fave Online Store February 6, 2009

Sadly most bridesmaids dresses sing that song U-G-L-Y! is a goldmine for trendy affordable clothing where you could quite possibly find a dress that would make a gorgeous bridesmaid dress like the ones in the post below. “Stylish bridesmaid dress” is pretty much a sought after oxymoron by brides equivalent to searching for that needle in a haystack. is UK’s largest online fashion retailer with an eclectic display of thousands of high-fashion designer pieces, own label products, and celebrity-inspired clothing like this dress from that “fab wedding” below. The design was inspired by celebrity, Kate Bosworth’s dress.  Unfortunately, it’s almost out of stock, but it’s on sale for $45.40. Yup that’s right, only $45.40!


If you go to the site and are confused as to how to make purchases because the prices are in euros, look to the top right hand corner and you can change the currency to US dollars. FYI shipping will probably be more costly. Definitely browse the ‘clearance’ section. It has some great bargains and it’s huge! Here’s a taste of what dresses I came across even to just wear for yourself. All these dresses except 2 ranged from about $20-$60.  Happy shopping! =)



Fab Wedding! February 4, 2009

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So I was perusing Nate and Jaclyn’s blog from The Image Is Found and my eyes skimmed and came to a halt when they landed on this fantastical, dreamlike wedding.


She has rosettes on her dress!! =)


whimsical genius. hmmmm, maybe we should try laying on the grass


Her bouquet looks yummy enough to eat. Love colorful flowers that POP!


Best. photo. booth. shot. ever.

The Image Is Found sets the bar for photo booth pics. Their whole line of photos are bursting with hilarity.

check it out

Here’s when I really stopped in wonder. You see what I’m seeing in the background? You thinkin what I’m thinkin?????……..


Where did they find those bridesmaid dresses???


Who knew such an in vogue bridesmaid dress could exist?

The bride was kind enough to share that these dresses for her bridesmaids were found on and to top it off – they’re quite affordable!

More about this site, the dresses, and online bargain finds to come!


Shorts Over Tights January 26, 2009

Here’s a look on our style watch that may take some getting use to – shorts over tights. This odd pairing has made appearances since 2007, but it seems just recently more ladies are ballsy enough to wear it.

Style tips: Wear them short but not too short. In addition to jean shorts, also try out other fabrics like tweed. For footwear, consider closed toe flats and pumps and the ever-popular ankle boots. Coordinate with tights of various colors and patterns.



Given the right ensemble, I think I’d dare to rock this look. Your thoughts – too weird and funky or would you/do you wear tights under your shorts?


Seeing BIG Bows January 6, 2009

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Bow accents on clothing will be seen in fashion even until this spring and summer. Like rosettes, they’re pinned on everything from purses/clutches, shoes, headbands, and hats.  We’re not just talking little bows either. Wear it large. Over-sized bows are making a statement.

Tip: Pair this ultra girly detail with more of a masculine, tailored outfit to create a balanced contrast.

How do you like the bow details? Too girly? The bigger the better? Too 80s?


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!!!