The Perfect Mate

I finally finished reading the final book of The Hunger Games series, “Mockingjay.” After I read “Catching Fire,” I had to get the third and last book right away. If you haven’t read the series yet, I highly recommend it – it is a total page turner. Plus, the movie will be released next March, [...]

Pretty Paper Patterns

Lately I’ve been inspired by gorgeous patterns and textiles. I must be channeling the inner artist in me because I have been so impressed with all the artists out there who are creating some beautiful works of art. In my quest to find some really unique and striking patterns, I ran across this company: Smock [...]

10 Crosby Derek Lam

I was web-surfing the other day, and I caught photos of Derek Lam’s diffusion line, 10 Crosby. The stuff is GORGEOUS! Named after the address of his company’s headquarters in New York, Lam’s new collection is inspired by the cool, downtown girls he sees around the neighborhood. Best of all, his collection is “ready-to-wear” and [...]

Individuality is Beautiful

Many of you know that I met Poppy King, (AKA, The Lipstick Queen) this past Wednesday. She is such an amazing superstar! Poppy started her lipstick empire in her hometown of Melbourne, Australia 20 years ago (right after graduating high school) when she couldn’t find the matte, retro ‘40s style look she wanted. It was [...]

Fall Color Trends from the Pantone Institute

Now that September is here, it’s time to switch gears and pull out the Autumn shades! Nothing screams the change of seasons more than the textures and choice of colors that we start wearing! Pantone, Inc., the world-renowned authority on color, provider of color systems and leading technology for accurate communication of color, recently released its Fall forecast. A [...]