LIKE a FAIRYTALE

LIKE a FAIRYTALE

I'm not sure that any dress has ever made me feel quite like a part of a lovely fairytale as much as this gorgeous gown right here! It looks like a beautiful watercolor painting in real life. The sleeves are similar to a cape and the designs splits in the...

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SHEER & SHIMMERY

SHEER & SHIMMERY

While what I am about to say doesn't have much to do directly with fashion, it still applies. I’ve been spending a lot of time lately thinking about the expectations that we have of ourselves as we grow older. Even as I'm getting ready for my day and...

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GO BOLD or GO HOME: Raceday Fashion

GO BOLD or GO HOME: Raceday Fashion

When you are headed to the racetrack on Derby week, it is an opportunity to make a statement. Do not back down from this! Don't you dare get lazy on me and throw on a smashed floppy hat from that one Cancun vacay 6 years ago, Karen!  You are a fashion...

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Derby Fashion: Coral Meets Purple

Derby Fashion: Coral Meets Purple

What happens when you take the color of happiness and joy and pair it with the color of creativity and passion? The answer is a combination that is as fun as it is eye-catching! I partnered with Macy's for this high-impact Derby Day ensemble, because they...

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FLORAL GREEN SUNDRESS

FLORAL GREEN SUNDRESS

I am bringing ALL the spring vibes to you this week from Paradise Island, Bahamas! I am doing my best trying to soak up enough sun rays to fuel me until at least April at this rate. I am such a sucker for a great sundress. I feel like every spring and...

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PINK RUFFLED WRAP DRESS

PINK RUFFLED WRAP DRESS

I have been hardcore missing the flowing romantic fashions that summertime have to offer, so I have been on the lookout for long-sleeved dresses that are seasonally acceptable - yet still give you that soft and feminine fix. I have found several from Free...

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Designer GILDED PICTURE FRAME DIY

Designer GILDED PICTURE FRAME DIY

During the cold months of the year I tend to get a little crafty. That creative energy is amplified by a dose of cabin fever courtesy of the frigid temps outside. I get the itch to jazz up my living spaces and will often stay up until the early morning...

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The COLOR of the SEASON: SCARLET

The COLOR of the SEASON: SCARLET

  There's a shade of red for every woman. ~ Audrey Hepburn    Energetic, passionate and dominant, the color red is often assumed to the the most powerful hue in the entire spectrum, and that is for good reason. Whether it’s as simple as a lipstick or...

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SWEATER(DRESS) WEATHER

SWEATER(DRESS) WEATHER

The colors in Louisville Kentucky were at their peak this past week before ice storms came through days ago and put a halt to so much of nature's show. It is so nice to cozy up in long, fuzzy knits and over the knee boots now that the cooler temps have set...

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HOLLYWOOD GLAMOUR with Maggy London

HOLLYWOOD GLAMOUR with Maggy London

"The only real elegance is in the mind; if you have that, the rest naturally comes from it."    Diana Vreeland   As much as I love traveling and as many places as I've been, until this week, I had never been to Los Angeles! After realizing this not...

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