Part I: V-DAY BOUDOIR | Valentine’s Day has a bit of a reputation. I think we should blow it to smithereens, specifically with sexy treats and a lotta glitter.

Part I: V-DAY BOUDOIR | Valentine’s Day has a bit of a reputation. I think we should blow it to smithereens, specifically with sexy treats and a lotta glitter.

Happy Friday, my loves!  I’m over the moon this morning because the treats I have for you today are nothing short of spectacular.  Not to mention, they force an issue I believe needs to be addressed. 

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WEDDING TRENDS | Part II: SHOES | You look beautiful… but your feet need some help.

WEDDING TRENDS | Part II: SHOES | You look beautiful… but your feet need some help.

First, an unsolicited public service announcement, which comes on the heels of watching and bawling over the

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BRIDAL HEADPIECE LOVE ♡ I want all of these. I’m not kidding.

BRIDAL HEADPIECE LOVE ♡ I want all of these. I’m not kidding.

Lo Boheme The love I have for these bridal accessories is comparable to that which I hold for my unborn child.  (Don’t have one of those yet so I probably don’t know the true meaning of a statement like that, but I’m still confident that I’ve drawn an appropriate parallel.) This is not only a [...]

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{ LINGERIE + FACE LOVE } Lara Stone for Eres… + pink lips and yellow eyelids

{ LINGERIE + FACE LOVE } Lara Stone for Eres… + pink lips and yellow eyelids

Holy s***. By the way, I love a matte frosted pink lip and wet yellow eye.  Just felt like telling you. Credits: Fashionising // True North Style

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WEDDING LINGERIE LOVE | Keep it Pretty… Pretty Itty Bitty.

WEDDING LINGERIE LOVE | Keep it Pretty… Pretty Itty Bitty.

I love the Summer 2010/Special Issue of New York Weddings.  It’s really good.  SO good, in fact, that I’ve been in the habit of keeping it on my person wherever I go for the last couple of weeks or so.  And I must say, their site is no less entertaining and informative. Here are some [...]

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FRIDAY’S FAB FINDS! | parties + pin ups + pastels | Wedding Decor I Adore, Plus More :)

FRIDAY’S FAB FINDS! | parties + pin ups + pastels | Wedding Decor I Adore, Plus More :)

I’ll be at the NYC version of this on Saturday!  Here’s the 411 on it… Darcy will be there! Oh, and how ’bout a Vera Wang runway show?  I’ll take it. Some AMAZING decoration inspiration from Imprintables… A J.Crew bikini I’ve been coveting, and think would be parfait for a honeymoon… A little boudoir shoot [...]

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TOP FIVE TIPS FOR GREAT WEDDING HAIR | What You Must Know to Look Your Best on Your Big Day… No, SERIOUSLY.

TOP FIVE TIPS FOR GREAT WEDDING HAIR | What You Must Know to Look Your Best on Your Big Day… No, SERIOUSLY.

All the time, as I walk the streets of New York, Westchester and the Island of Long, I see girls who look absolutely stunning in their everyday lives.  Many sport low ponies, others rock side-swept bangs.  They look great; their chosen styles suit them.  And, as a people watcher, I love good style.  It’s a [...]

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VALENTINE’S DAY + NIGHT ~ YOUR LOOK… gorgeous glitz for a glamorous neck and face ~ My Favorite Accessories for February 14th

VALENTINE’S DAY + NIGHT ~ YOUR LOOK… gorgeous glitz for a glamorous neck and face ~ My Favorite Accessories for February 14th

Maybe you’ve got a hot date this Valentine’s Day.  Do ya?  Or maybe you and your honey have extra-special plans for this fast approaching day of lovers.  Yeah, you know what I’m driving at. … I’m referring to a nice, intimate dinner at home, followed by some innocent cuddling.  You dirty girl. If it’s neither [...]

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CARRIE UNDERWOOD | there’s something about Carrie… | “Hmm, it’s Nice… But Do You Have it in White?”

CARRIE UNDERWOOD | there’s something about Carrie… | “Hmm, it’s Nice… But Do You Have it in White?”

Awww, just look at them.  Aren’t they adorable? Carrie with her fiance, hockey player Mike Fisher { 1, 2, 3 } As we’ve come to expect from Carrie, she was a vision walking the red carpet, this time at the 2010 Grammy Awards in LA this past Sunday, January 31. The details: On her ears: [...]

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Part II: FRIDAY’S FAB FINDS | love print + wedding photography giveaway + flourish freebies + a colorful new spin on a couple of wedding trends | So, in Short, More Wedding Goodies!

Part II: FRIDAY’S FAB FINDS | love print + wedding photography giveaway + flourish freebies + a colorful new spin on a couple of wedding trends | So, in Short, More Wedding Goodies!

OK, let’s get started… Here we go with more of that sweet, sweet stuff I love today!  Beginning with this abso-fab print from bubbo on Etsy… It’s pretty freakin’ nice, wouldn’t you say?  I’m including this today not just because it’s fantabulous – which it so is – but because of what happens if you [...]

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FRIDAY’S FAB FINDS ♡ Part 2 | Still Staring | a tush God took a few more minutes to sculpt + other eye candy you secretly want to own and/or touch…

FRIDAY’S FAB FINDS ♡ Part 2 | Still Staring | a tush God took a few more minutes to sculpt + other eye candy you secretly want to own and/or touch…

I thought I liked my butt until I saw yours, Miss.  I hope you don’t mind me staring a bit.  I don’t think you do, since you’ve made it the photographic focal point.  So I’m going to keep my eyes fixed, as well as send a little shout out to Chris Nicholls for gifting the [...]

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INSPIRATION | pretty lovely and pretty creative | Color Schemes for Your Home Space Work Just as Well for Your Wedding

INSPIRATION | pretty lovely and pretty creative | Color Schemes for Your Home Space Work Just as Well for Your Wedding

I love this idea… it’s something I’ve always wanted to do with the many lovely photos of my mother that my dad has taken over time.  This one’s from Cindy Russell, of her mother.  … Always loved that he took those photos.  So sweet, such a deep expression of love.  I’m joyous that they exist, [...]

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GIFTS I COVET | This Girl Wants These Gifts. You Will, Too.

GIFTS I COVET | This Girl Wants These Gifts.  You Will, Too.

Hey everybody, hope the holidays are treating you well this year.  With Christmas days away, unless you have car (not the case for a city-dweller like me), I’m not so sure you’ll be able to grab these gifts in time.  But here’s the thing, and let’s be honest with ourselves… we’ll probably just want to [...]

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FASHION for your HEALTH | your happiness and your look | Not Enough Sun in Your Life? Try Wearing it.

FASHION for your HEALTH | your happiness and your look | Not Enough Sun in Your Life?  Try Wearing it.

In her “Notes on Nursing: What It Is and What It Is Not,” English nurse Florence Nightingale wrote that light – preferably sunlight – plays an essential role in the process of getting well.  She also said that those of us who are ailing “should be able to see … sky and sunlight,” as she [...]

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VINTAGE WEDDING LOVE | Lovely Looks for a Lingering Moment of Sweet Langour

VINTAGE WEDDING LOVE | Lovely Looks for a Lingering Moment of Sweet Langour

Just a glimpse of these vintage-inspired looks made me want to jump through my screen and try on all of them.  The way I’d describe them is almost identical to the way Rodellee of Adore Vintage, which means a) I have a strong sisterly love for her, and b) I won’t attempt to do it [...]

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GIFT LOVE | Only Things I Like More Than Great Gift Ideas Are Great Gift Inspiration Boards…

GIFT LOVE | Only Things I Like More Than Great Gift Ideas Are Great Gift Inspiration Boards…

These gift ideas caught my eye so firmly, that I just had to share.  Though I think my love for them is quite apparent, given the very crudely exacto’d page tears on the right side of each leaf.  Somehow, I need to learn an effective way to manage my excitement when I’m tearing that excitement [...]

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BRIDE STYLE | Stylish Shades of White – Not Just For Your Wedding Day

BRIDE STYLE | Stylish Shades of White – Not Just For Your Wedding Day

Float like a cloud in these dreamy little numbers, marked by their cream and ivory hues… . kstew by ruchita_blair featuring Dorothy Perkins Items in this set: Vila crochet Insert dress, 45 GBP Alaïa Metallic python pumps, $588 Starin Embellished Clutch By Malene Birger, 200 GBP Vivian Alexander Bridal Bouquet Wedding Clutch Purse: classic bridal… [...]

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Today’s Wedding Hair Award: Party in the Front!

Today’s Wedding Hair Award: Party in the Front!

Have you decided what you’ll be doing with your hair on your wedding day?  If you have, and today is not your wedding day, then kudos, I am impressed.  Keep reading only if you have not decided on your wedding day hair, you like pretty pictures, or you’re a stickler for finishing what you’ve started.  [...]

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