Friday, June 22, 2012

High Fashion Meets High Tech

Are you looking for that perfect iPhone case that captures your personality.  I have lined up a case for just about anyone! ....with an iPhone ;)


Photo: Nordstrom Online
Tori Burch iPhone 4 and 4s Case

Photo: Bianca Green
Overdose by Bianca Green iPhone 4 and 4s Case

Vintage Collection Saffiano iPhone 4 and 4s Case 
by Diane Von Furstenburg

Cause Conscious

RE-CASE 100% Trash Made iPhone 4 and 4s Case

Photo: Etsy
VLING iPhone 4 and 4s Case Made With Recycled Vinyl Records

Photo: Coveroo
Customizable Pink Ribbon (Breast Cancer Awareness) iPhone 4 and 4s Case


Photo: Charlene McCoy
Leopard Print iPhone 4 and 4s Case

Super Bling Silver Red Lips Bling Diamond iPhone 4 and 4s Case

Photo: Nordstrom Online
Natasha Couture iPhone 4 and 4s Case

Music Junkie

Photo: Marc Johns
If I Had Arm by Marc Johns iPhone 4 and 4s Case 

 Photo: Nordstrom
Analog Nights by Grass Roots iPhone 4 and 4s Case
Nordstrom Online

Rebecca Minkoff Cassette Tape iPhone 4 and 4s Case

Thursday, June 21, 2012

Fashion Flashback

One of this summer's hottest accessories are Cat Eye Sunglasses. This particular shape of glasses were made famous by 50's and 60's icons, such as Marilyn Monroe. Go ahead, put the top down and be a starlet in your own pair!

Designer Cat Eye Sunglasses
Photo: Nordstrom Online

Photo: Prada
Dixie by Prada

Photo: Corinne McCormack
Angela by Corinne McCormack

If you are local to the Richmond area, like myself. You can scoop a cute pair of cat eye sunglasses from Lex's of Carytown for just $9!

Lex's Website
Lex's Facebook

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

The New Fad: Sneaker Wedges

I have started to see these shoes more often than I would have expected, and I have to admit they have grown on me. These shoes take the comfort of sneakers morphed into fashionable wedges that can really make a statement! Sneaker wedges dress up a casual outfit by adding the heel, but can also dress an outfit down for a more "hang loose" look.

Photos: Teen Vogue; shopbop online
Shoes: DKNY Hudson Wedge
Outfit: shopbop online

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Summer Must Have : Raffia

InStyle's Summer Accessories 2012 popped up on my Google+ feed today, being an accessories junkie I had to click.  My favorite accessories on the list were made of Raffia.  Raffia is commonly used for accessories such as hats and bags because it is soft, durable, and is easy to dye. A triple threat in the world of accessories: Soft for comfort, durable for wearing again and again, and easy to customize!

Ivanka Trump Wedges 

Rebecca Minkoff Tote 

David & Young Fedora

Ben-Amun Bangles

Photos: InStyle Online

Looks From Prada Fall Collection 2012

Miuccia Prada's fall collection embraces both pattern and texture. This menswear inspired line creates an air of austere while maintaining feminine chic. I love the tailoring, and each look boasts a unique texture or print. Don't forget those amazing pumps, I can't get enough! These are some of my favorite looks:

Photos: Imaxtree
From: FashionETC

Monday, June 18, 2012

June High Fashion Hits!

June's High Fashion Hits include:

Elyse Floral Print Blazer by alice + olivia

Aztec Print Double Pocket Silk Skirtdress by Haute Hippie
Saks Fifth Avenue Online

Yellow Tubular Sandals by Jil Sander

Gold Choker Necklace by Lanvin-Rubanz De Chaines

Stripe Platform Sandal by Pierre Hardy
Barneys New York Online

Leather Clutch Bag by Celine
Celine Online
Saks Cotton Lace Dress by Kate Spade New York
Saks Fifth Avenue Online

Floral Leggings by Alexander McQueen
Saks Fifth Avenue Online

Patterns seem to be a big hit going into summer of 2012. The two most popular patterns being floral and aztec, and the bolder the better! If you are not wearing a pattern on your clothing, grab a POP accessory such as a bright clutch, patterned wedge, neon sandals, or chunky necklace. Gold statement pieces are my current go to. A thick chain or choker necklace puts the finishing touch on any classic neckline. The red lace dress seen here is also featured in the July 2012 issue of Lucky (which we all know comes out in June!). Check it out. 

Saturday, June 2, 2012

May The Force Be With You


Darth Across America landed in Richmond yesterday. I was walking to Dixie Donuts (Maybe I should lay off the donuts), when a woman approached me with a Darth Vader helmet. San Francisco based photographer, Julie Schuchard, is traveling across the United States to showcase the people who live here. So of course, I put on the helmet.
Photo by Julie Schuchard
Darth Across America

The true StarWars fan that was honored during this trip through Richmond was Lex's of Carytown Manager Gigi Wall. I honestly don't think she owns a t-shirt that does not sport a StarWars icon of some kind, and man does she look rockin!
Photo by Julie Schuchard
Darth Across America

Carytown Celebrities

What a beautiful day in Richmond! We started out the day with some DELICIOUS cake based donuts from locally owned and operated Dixie Donuts. We got a dozen gourmet donuts for $10, including flavors such as chocolate toffee, pb and j, peanut butter crunch, and dulce de leche. My personal favorite being the dulce de leche, layered in a yummy salted caramel topping. While I was impressed with their baking, the employees behind the counter were impressed with something completely different, my adorable puppies! Kyoto and Bella were such celebrities that they had their picture taken for "Customers of the Week"! I can't wait to share the picture with you all when it is posted :) 

On that note, Kyoto's surgery went flawlessly, and he is currently curled up on my lap in recovery. Unfortunately he has to wear the "cone of shame" for the next 10 days! He is miserable about this of course. 

After our trip to Carytown, since it was such a nice day, we decided to walk to the outdoor market only a few blocks from our apartment complex. We went to the 17th Street Farmers' Market expecting to find lots of vegetables. Instead we found vegetables, fruits, soaps, jewelry, scarves, and so much more. I wish we had got their sooner because some of the venders were beginning to pack up their things when we arrived. The "vintage" market is tomorrow from 9AM-4PM, maybe I will just have to check this out!