Friday, March 30, 2012

Spring Must-Have: Equipment Sleeveless Blouse

EQUIPMENT Sleeveless Signature in Icy Blue, Candied Apricot, Golden Poppy, Emerald $188

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Splurge of the Week: The Row Sunglasses

For this edition of "Splurge of the Week" we picked these sunglasses from The Row.  We couldn't resist...we love the smoky gray rims and the leather detail on the tips!  They are super chic and add a bit of uniqueness to your personal style.
The Row Sunglasses, $440

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Heidi Merrick Spring 2012

We are obsessed with Heidi Merrick's Spring 2012 collection.  This California native and Los Angeles based designer seamlessly blends a bohemian spirit and rocker edge creating the ultimate California look.  We love the use of bright colors especially this bold Neapolitan combination.  The loose fit gives off a relaxed vibe and yet is surprisingly sophisticated.  Here are our top 6 looks from the collection! Shop the full collection at!     

Huntington Dress in Neapolitan, $437

Tommy Shirt in Neapolitan, $350

Kissing Shirt in Petal, $262

Fountain Dress in Yellow, $762

Tommy Shirt in Yellow, $350

Morey Shirt in Yellow, $295

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Beauty Trend: Minted Nails

We love that the color mint has been popping up all over the place this season.  We particularly like it in its nail polish form.  The softness of this minty green hue acts as a neutral making it go with all sorts of outfits and occasions.  We found five different shades in a range of different vibrances to show just how "in" this shade will be this year!
DIOR Vernis in Waterlily, $23
ESSIE in Mint Candy Apple, $8
SALLY HANSEN in Mint Sorbet, $2.49
REVLON in Minted, $4.99
ILLAMASQUA in Milf, $14

Monday, March 26, 2012

Accessory Trend: Sleek Metal Accents

1. ZARA Metallic Clutch Bag, $99.90
2. ASOS Metal Bar Detail Envelope Clutch, $32.23 
3. ZARA Mini Party Messenger Bag, $49.90
4. ALEXANDER WANG Marion Bag, $650
5. DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Adele Crocdile-effect Clutch, $395

Friday, March 23, 2012

Bonne Anniversaire Christian Louboutin!

Christian Louboutin is celebrating his 20th anniversary this year!!!  Thus, to honor his successful career, we chose some of our favorite styles to share!  Enjoy!

Top Row:
MULTIBRADA 100MM in Nude, $995
VERY PRIVE 100MM in Gold, $1,195
BELLE 85MM in Black, $925

Middle Row:
YOU YOU 100MM in Nude, $625
FIFI 85MM in Nude, $625

Bottom Row:
BIANCA 120MM in Nude, $845
BIANCA 140MM in Black, $845
BABEL 100MM in Black, $1,295

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Spring Lookbook: Zara April 2012

Zara's April 2012 Lookbook just made us that much more excited for Spring!  From neons and tropical prints to peplums & lace, Zara's latest collection incorporates nearly every major Spring trend.  Each look is fresh and fun, & we can't wait to get our hands on some of these pieces!  Here are our top looks!

Visit to view the full lookbook!

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Cheap and Chic: ASOS Pastel Jelly Watches Under $35

These pastel-colored jelly watches are our latest Cheap&Chic feature.  They have a gold-tone bezel and stem and quartz movement.  At under $35, they are a great addition to your spring wardrobe! 

ASOS Pastel Jelly Watches (Purple, Green, Blue) $32.23

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Monday, March 19, 2012

Color Trend: Gray and Yellow

We have always loved pairing gray with yellow so we are excited to see these two colors popping up in stores and online for spring.  A bright yellow is a great way to add a cheerful pop of color for spring.  Styling tip: Pair a neutral color with a bright hue to add dimension and depth to your look.   

Top Row:
AUBIN & WILLS Tallard Striped Knitted Cotton Top, $80
VICTORIA BECKHAM DENIM Cotton-Jersey and Mesh T-Shirt, $115
DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Oversized Crepe Top, $265
DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Vicent Oversized tweed Jacket, $585
STELLA MCCARTNEY Slub-Twill Blazer , $1595

Middle Row:
RAQUEL ALLEGRA Shredded Cotton-Blend T-Shirt, $225
ZERO+MARIACORNEJO Ines Stretch-Silk Top, $425
YVES SAINT LAURENT Wool and Cashmere-Blend Sweater, $1,100
J.CREW Blythe Silk Blouse, $100
T BY ALEXANDER WANG Knitted Silk and Cotton-Blend Sweater, $235

Bottom Row:
CURRENT/ELLIOT The Roller Pastel Mid-Rise Boyfriend-Fit Jean, $180
LANVIN Tapered Sequined-Print Silk Pants, $1555
MASON BY MICHELLE MASON Silk Crepe De Chine Maxi Skirt, $540
ISABEL MARANT, Pepal Cotton-Jersey Skinny Pants, $420
GIAMBATTISTA VALLI Perforated Stretch Cotton-Blend Dress, $2340
TOMAS MAIER Cashmere Shift Dress, $845
TOMAS MAIER Ribbed Knitted Cashmere Cardigan, $1382.50

Friday, March 16, 2012

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Cheap and Chic: ASOS Laptop Case

This envelope laptop case is an amazing deal for under $40.  We love the faux croc effect especially in the bright cobalt blue!  One of the best things about this piece is that it can double as an oversized clutch, making it highly functional without sacrificing style.     

ASOS Envelope Laptop Case, $35.81

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Great Find: Textile Elizabeth and James Tunic

Our latest "Great Find" is this tunic by Textile Elizabeth and James.  It is the perfect addition to your spring wardrobe!  The relaxed effect of the draping and the Dolman sleeve make it perfect for all body types.  Pair it over leggings or colored skinny jeans with flats or sandals for and easy and chic weekend look.  This is sure to be a go to item in your wardrobe!  

Textile Elizabeth and James Alex Cotton-blend Jersey Tunic, $245

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Investment Piece: Black & Tan

We can't seem to stop talking about color-blocked pieces!  While we love the combination of bright hues, especially for spring, if you're looking for something that will become more of a staple, stick with neutrals colors.  These black and tan Fendi sandals are perfectly on trend and yet an instant classic.  We think they are well worth the investment!     

FENDI Colorblock Sandal, $695

Monday, March 12, 2012

New in Beauty: Bobbi Brown Pot Rouge

With spring on its way, now is a great time to freshen up your look.  We love Bobbi Brown's best selling cream color Pot Rouge!  Its multi-tasking ability for both cheeks and lips makes it extremely versatile.  Now available in a new mirrored-compact, Pot Rouge is a perfect choice for the it's under $25!          
BOBBI BROWN Pot Rouge for Lips & Cheeks, $24

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Beauty Trend: Nude Nails

We love all of the vibrant color trends in stores now especially color-blocked looks and bright scenic prints!  In order to balance out a bold ensemble, try a simple nude nail.  It's a chic way to polish off a not-so-subtle look.  Plus, a nude nail never goes out of style.  Here are some of our favorite nude shades from Butter London.     

BUTTER Nail Lacquer, All $14
Shades Clockwise: Hen Party, Pink Ribbon, 
Teddy Girl, Tea With the Queen 

Monday, March 5, 2012

Color Trend: Orange Hues

With the summer weather this weekend, it is hard to believe that it still isn't officially spring yet!  The California sunsets have been so amazing, and we are so inspired by the oranges in the sky that we can't help but feature this vibrant hue.  Whether a shirt, dress, sweater, or shorts, orange is the perfect color to brighten your day and take you into spring and through summer!

Clockwise from top left:
ACNE Lia Fine-knit Cashmere Sweater, $480
CHRISTOPHER KANE Neon Stretch Denim Cut-off Shorts, $290
EQUIPMENT Signature Washed-Silk Shirt, $210
3.1 PHILIP LIM Silk Crepe De Chine Dress, $495
VINCE Silk Georgette Shit Dress, $395
VIONNET Crepe T-shirt Dress, $2,250

Friday, March 2, 2012

Amanda's "Editorial Shot of the Month"

Harper's Bazaar, March 2012
Editorial: The Real Gwyneth
Photographed by Terry Richardson
Fashion Editor: Andrew Richardson
Anthony Vaccarello Dress, $3000
Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci Sandals, $1,350

Taylor's "Editorial Shot of the Month"

Harper's Bazaar, March 2012
Editorial: "The Bold and the Bright"
Photographs by: Paola Kudacki
Fashion Editor: Clare Richardson
Model: Hailey Clauson
Dress $898: Tommy Hilfiger
Bangles $75 each: Kenneth Jay Lane
Sandals $560: Fendi