MIU MIU Swarovski sunglasses and glasses chain, Karl Lagerfeld Ikonik sweatshirt, Monrow sweatpants, Nasty Gal faux fur coat, Louis Vuitton backpack, Fendi Rockoko boots
MIU MIU Swarovski sunglasses and glasses chain, Karl Lagerfeld Ikonik sweatshirt, Monrow sweatpants, Nasty Gal faux fur coat, Louis Vuitton backpack, Fendi Rockoko
These are the days that have me smiling until my face hurts. There's no feeling like shopping one of your favorite designer boutiques in one of your favorite cities (New York) and walking the streets with your shopping bag(s). The sales representatives always ask if I want my bags delivered to my hotel and I say "NO, strutting my new purchases around town is part of the fun".
There are benefits - Donning one designer shopping bag entices sales reps in other stores to treat you like royalty - otherwise, they'll probably ignore you! As soon as you walk through the door, you're analyzed, judged and either celebrated or shunned.
I know I seem superficial and I DON'T CARE! I save all my monetary gifts (my husband says bills make the best gift), research endlessly in advance and usually parade Greene Street on a mission. Sometimes, I pre-order and schedule to pick up in the store, rather than having the item delivered. I want the in-store, VIP experience. Which, should absolutely include champagne - Shame on you Fendi - Soho!
I'm obsessed with perusing designer sites and take pride in my vast knowledge of what's new and trendy. I'm a master at finding hard-to-get designer products and often have friends abroad purchase bags and mail them to me. YES, I'm ridiculous, addicted to fashion AND I have great friends!
The thrill of procuring a limited edition and limited quantity available designer item is hardly describable. That joy is elevated when I purchase in-store. I think most people feel good about purchasing new things, we just all have different desires and needs. Mine happens to be handbags and shoes. My father was in the handbag/luggage industry, so it's no surprise that I would become obsessed with fashion, especially handbags. I also have a strong desire to collect luggage?!
There are many things in life that make me happy, BUT only a mini spree at my favorite designer stores prompt me to get up in the middle of the night to appreciate my purchases. Some things keep a girl awake at night! I'm very fortunate that my insomnia is sometimes a result of awe-inspiring gifts from my husband.
My Outfit - MIU MIU Swarovski sunglasses and glasses chain, Prince Peter Collection Iggy Pop tunic, Sanctuary Nirvana plaid shirt, Rag & Bone wool scarf, Monrow sweatpants, Gucci appliquéd stripe socks, Kendall + Kylie boots, Louis Vuitton Alma Time Trunk handbag
These are the days that have me smiling until my face hurts. There's no feeling like shopping one of your favorite designer boutiques in one of your favorite cities (New York) and walking the streets...
My favorite and absolute BEST accessory is my little fur baby, Teddy the Bear. He's a Toy Poodle, looks like a fluffy bear and loves fashion. His closet is overflowing, and of course matches his mommy's fashion style. Teddy just turned two - here's a look back on his doggy fashion..
Teddy's first trip to New York City. My little guy survived the two days of rain his blue fabdog packway raincoat. We spent most of the time in our hotel room watching Pets!
Yes, there was a time when Teddy was a doggy nudist! I never intended to be a dog mom that dresses her dog. I thought it was ridiculous! BUT, then the winter weather came and he was cold. So began the winter wardrobe..
Teddy loves wearing clothes. I can hold up options and he will choose his favorite. Hoodies are a must and we always match. Teddy is wearing an American Apparel dog hoodie and blue Puppia sports harness.
Surprisingly, Teddy is willing and happy to wear hats! This is my Fenty X Puma trapper's hat. He loves anything furry and fluffy (like mommy). Admittedly, it was hard to snap the perfect photo, while he was trying to eat the hat.
Baby bear in a Gucci tote! Teddy and I are loving the buffalo check trend. I have a bag, he has a vest and Daddy has a hat! We look ridiculous walking down the street in matching outfits!
Animal lovers - don't be upset that he's in a tote! Teddy is a dog model and loved every moment of this photo shoot.
Enter the boots. I read that you should condition your dog to boots at an early age, so when Teddy was a baby, he often wore socks at home. When it came time to put boots on, he didn't make a fuss. Teddy makes wearing doggy boots look easy AND he has four pairs!
Of course, Teddy has too many winter vests. Green, blue, camo.. He's well equipped for the cold weather. Dog parents - please protect your dogs from the cold and salt. I see so many dogs with no coat and no protection on their paws (the parents are bundled up though).
T-shirts are a must! Teddy has a HUGE selection of t-shirts in many colors, with cute sayings. This green and camo t-shirt says BOSS (fitting). We've almost worn this one out.
Teddy's birthday t-shirt says BRUNCH BACON BOOZE. Of course he had bacon on his b-day, but NO BOOZE! Teddy had the best birthday a two year old bear can ask for. He wore his tuxedo bow tie and cuffs all day. The hat was bait of a struggle - it makes a crinkle sound and he loves playing with it.
That was my fashion tribute to Teddy the Bear. I didn't think I would become one of those dog parents, BUT I'm happy I did. My little bear never leaves the house without a careful curated outfit!
My favorite and absolute BEST accessory is my little fur baby, Teddy the Bear. He's a Toy Poodle, looks like a fluffy bear and loves fashion. His closet is overflowing, and of course matches his...
I LOVE this Fendi Peekaboo mini pocket suede handbag (available at Fendi). The Peekaboo style is one of my favorites and the reinvented bag with exterior multipurpose pockets is brilliant. The juxtaposition of the soft and luxurious suede and smooth, structured leather gives this bag a feminine, military vibe. The green leather against the sand suede with gold-finish metalware is the perfect color combination.
This small handbag has two compartments inside, separated by a stiff partition. The Peekoboo style comes with a detachable crossbody strap - I like to accessorize my handbags with straps from the Fendi Strap You collection. Of course, I gifted this Peekaboo handbag to myself!
The word "Clothing" in many languages listed down the front of this Vetements t-shirt (available at MyTheresa) and up the back is intriguing. The super oversized cotton t-shirt makes a simple statement - clothing! Tucked in high-waisted trousers or worn loose over fitted pants with chic high-heeled booties, this t-shirt says "cool girl".
I'm obsessed with these MIU MIU pink fur slip-on sandals (available at Farfetch). The printed cotton vamp dons white mohair giving these sandals a flirty, feminine vibe. I love the contemporary, feminine spirit of this brand AND have to have these sandals..
Another one of my favorites is Moschino. The brand is playful and synonymous with the bear print. The 3D-like "This Is Not A Moschino Toy" print against the pink t-shirt dress (available at Farfetch) is feminine, but with a little edge - a safety pin infected bear is kinda morbid! I love this shade of pink and am a huge fan of the ever-changing bear print. Moschino t-shirts and t-shirt dresses are high-quality. The cotton is medium weight and soft. I may or may not have a few!
I'm a sneaker kinda girl and usually opt for basic white kicks, but I'll make a exception for these Moschino logo print sneakers (available at Farfetch) . These basic white leather sneakers showcase the Moschino logo along the leather and white rubber sole. Moschino is one of the few brands that print the logo on the clothing and accessories that I will wear. I would pair these sneakers with chic sweatpants or a t-shirt dress. Maybe even with a super-feminine Zimmerman dress.
One of my first brand obsessions - Jil Sander. I've since moved on, but this Jil Sander transparent shopper tote (available at Farfetch) has sparked my interest again. This grocery bag-like tote has a front zip pocket, with the Jil Sander logo. Transparent bags are tricky - you gotta be mindful of what you display in there. I suggest a neutral cosmetic bag to hold all of your handbag essentials. I gotta have this one..
I LOVE this Fendi Peekaboo mini pocket suede handbag (available at Fendi). The Peekaboo style is one of my favorites and the reinvented bag with exterior multipurpose pockets is...
Pop & Suki matchbox bobby pins, Karl X Kaia Ikonik t-shirt, Monrow sweatpants, "If You Can Read This - Bring Me Some Wine" socks AND the best accessory a girl can have - Teddy The Bear
Pop & Suki matchbox bobby pins, Karl X Kaia Ikonik t-shirt, Monrow sweatpants, "If You Can Read This - Bring Me Some Wine" socks AND the best accessory a girl can have - Teddy The
The yummy, sweet scent of Glossy Pops is irresistible and mouthwatering. The lollipop shaped balm and gloss duo are the cutest accessory in your makeup pouch. The limited edition packaging embody the delicious flavor of the balm and gloss. The Sweet Yo Self and TGI-FRUITY collections have a gemstone handle and don a cute charm. LOVE!
I'm a lip balm addict and am obsessed with these lollipop two-in-one lip treatments. My first were the turquoise I Believe in Unicorns Glossy Pop from the Sweet Yo Self lineup and the purple Playa Pomegranate from the Cosmic Waves collection. Now I'm addicted and have three more - the bright pink Donut Kill My Vibe, purple Hey Cupcake and another I Believe in Unicorns (it's my favorite). These names are brilliant!
The balm is amazing. Reminds me of my long-time favorite Sephora Kiss Me Balm - I'm still bitter about the discontinued Sephora balm, BUT I finally found a worthy contender to replace it. The texture of the I Believe in Unicorns balm is nicer than the others - I don't know why. BUT, there all lovely and leave your lips feeling luscious.
Flip the sphere open and apply the nourishing, light-weight lip balm. Unscrew the handle to apply the must-have lip gloss. The sweet scent of the balms are a little stronger than the gloss and will make you wanna lick your lips, BUT they don't taste like cupcakes and donuts, they just taste like lip balm.
The Cosmic Waves collection has holographic shimmer lip balm and gloss. The look is subtle, but you can feel the micro sparkles on your lips. I'm not sure I like the grainy texture. The fruity scent of the Playa Pomegranate balm is much stronger than the Sweet Yo Self balms. The pomegranate scent is delicious and appetizing.
I mismatched two of the gemstone handles with other spheres AND the charms are easily removed, so if you have a few, you can personalize your Glossy Pops. I highly recommend you purchase more than one, so you can take advantage of the welcome discount. Trust me - you're gonna want more than one Glossy Pop.
Glossy Pops lip balm and gloss are the perfect, unique gift for the balm and gloss product junkie in your crew. The lollipop shaped duo is fun and the gemstone handle and charms are super cute. There are three collections to chose from - Cosmic Waves, TGI-FRUITY and Sweet Yo Self. AND there's a new Cheers! collection launching soon. The new lineup will include Champagne, Margarita and Rosé Glossy Pops. I can't wait - I'm addicted!
The yummy, sweet scent of Glossy Pops is irresistible and mouthwatering. The lollipop shaped balm and gloss duo are the cutest accessory in your makeup pouch. The limited edition packaging embody the...
Fenty X Puma Trapper Hat, Alexander Mcqueen skull embellished sunglasses, 3.1 Phillip Lim flight vest, Agolde sweatshirt, Monrow camo sweatpants, Fendi Rockoko boots, Rag & Bone Aston convertible bag
Fenty X Puma Trapper Hat, Alexander Mcqueen skull embellished sunglasses, 3.1 Phillip Lim flight vest, Agolde sweatshirt, Monrow camo sweatpants, Fendi Rockoko boots, Rag & Bone Aston convertible...
I LOVE bag accessories - this Prada heart plushie bag accessory (available at Farfetch) is the perfect Valentine's Day bag charm AND a lovely gift. This is the perfect Valentine's Day handbag charm to elevate your look and show everyone that you "care"!
I'm not the kinda girl that wants a fancy dinner, at the "best" restaurant in town on Valentine's Day. I wanna relax at home, have a home cooked meal and drink wine.. BUT, I'm still gonna dress for the occasion and get in to the Valentine's Vibe. These t-shirts are perfect for an at-home Valentine's dinner or humble get-together. You can pair them with sweatpants at home, a feminine skirt for dinner at a chic restaurant or denim and an oversized cardigan for a casual dinner.
This one is my favorite. The Love Moschino t-shirt dress dons a woman wearing pink alligator and blowing kisses. It's odd and I LOVE it! The striped, cotton t-shirt gives this dress a sporty vibe and is perfect for a casual Valentine's Day soiree.
This Dolce & Gabbana Love Is What You Want t-shirt (available at Farfetch) is perfect for February 14th (the most sought after, I wanna be in love day of the year). The text is fitting and the pop of color aligns with the traditional Valentines's Day theme.
I WANT THIS ONE (hint hint)! This MIU MIU heart embellished ring (available at MIU MIU) is gorgeous and a Valentine's Day gem. The silver ring is embellished with crystals and a dangling pearl. LOVE!
Chiara Ferragni glitter heart sneakers are stylish and fun. The silver and red heart glitter embellishments are perfect for Valentine's Day. Pair these sneakers with chic joggers or a t-shirt dress for an "I'm a fun, easy going kinda girl" Valentine's Day look.
I LOVE bag accessories - this Prada heart plushie bag accessory (available at Farfetch) is the perfect Valentine's Day bag charm AND a lovely gift. This is the perfect Valentine's Day handbag charm...
MIU MIU Swarovski crystal embellished sunglasses and glasses chain, Karl & Choupette Ikonik tee, Mum's Handmade wool sweater, by the way. flannel top, Mother sweatpants, Yeezy season 6 ankle boots, Gucci Florentia Lorto Di Giove tote
MIU MIU Swarovski crystal embellished sunglasses and glasses chain, Karl & Choupette Ikonik tee, Mum's Handmade wool sweater, by the way. flannel top, Mother sweatpants, Yeezy season 6 ankle boots,...
Sephora perks and rewards just got better. If you are a Sephora VIB or VIB Rouge, you are now welcome to choose between five birthday gifts, rather than two. One of those gifts is a VIB + Rouge 250 rewards bonus points credit. These reward points can be applied to future Rewards Bazaar gifts.. I'll take it!
Beauty Insider's Rouge and VIB Rouge also receive an annual rewards credit - Choose Your Tier Celebration Gift. You can choose four makeovers to share, 750 bonus points or free flash shipping. I'm a VIB Rouge member (and already have free flash shipping). I chose 750 bonus points. January was a good month for me at Sephora - I gained 1000 points aside form the points I gained purchasing products!
Here's the BIG one - you can add TWO beauty offer codes to your cart. There are restrictions (many restrictions), but if you plan accordingly, you can add a deluxe size sample AND a discount code. Who doesn't love a discount and gift with purchase. Albeit, the restrictions are fierce, so be patient and get the most out of this new Sephora perk.
Sephora perks and rewards just got better. If you are a Sephora VIB or VIB Rouge, you are now welcome to choose between five birthday gifts, rather than two. One of those gifts is a VIB + Rouge 250...