The Ease Of Jumpsuits

ASOS Never Fully Dressed Relaxed Jumpsuit With Utility DetailsSkin Brushed Pima Cotton-Jersey Jumpsuit

Solace London Rossi JumpsuitTop Shop Halter Culotte Jumpsuit

ASOS Bardot Bandeau Culottes JumpsuitSolani Daisy Silk-Crepe Playsuit

I love dresses. Besides having many attributes — feminine, sporty, bohemian etc, — not much is easier when it comes to pulling a look together quickly. Accessorize and done! The same is true for jumpsuits, times 10!

This spring I’m loving the addition of the culotte jumpsuit. The chic hybrid of a dress and culottes is ideal for both day or night and casual or dressed up. They have a feminine sensibility aligned with mens wear inspiration.

I think I’ll be living in Top Shop’s Bardot strapless white version this summer.

ASOS Never Fully Dressed Relaxed Jumpsuit With Utility Details // Skin Brushed Pima Cotton-Jersey Jumpsuit // Top Shop Halter Culotte Jumpsuit // Solani Daisy Silk-Crepe Playsuit // ASOS Bardot Bandeau Culottes Jumpsuit // Solace London Rossi Jumpsuit

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Going, Going, Gone!

Derek Lam Beatrice Triple-Band SandalsSergio Rossi Snakeskin Crisscross Sandals

What do these 2 shoes have in common? Nothing, besides both being on super-duper sale at Barney’s Wherehouse Spring Refresh Sale — now through April 21st.

Hurry, with steals this good they (and other amazing goodies) won’t be around long.

Derek Lam Beatrice Triple-Band Sandals $695.00 on sale for $140.00 // Sergio Rossi Snakeskin Crisscross Sandals $995.00 on sale for $250.00.

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This Week’s Wish List

This Week's Wish ListThis week's Wish List

I believe spring is here to stay. Which means there is no time like the present to give your closet a once over, and find the voids in your warm weather wardrobe. I actually switch out my winter items for spring/summer (I have a small closet), and in doing so my fashion needs just pop out at me. A thorough reorganization of your closet will have the same effect — get rid of everything you never wear, doesn’t fit or is no longer you.

This week’s wish list celebrates all things spring – cool white poplin dresses, classic stripes, candles with marine notes fused with touches of geranium and amber, slides, fresh skin, and happiness (at the very least the pursuit of it)!

It also contains a special J Crew limited edition tee, with a drawing of Edie the elephant (rescued at 4 months, and now a typical rebellious teeneager) by the Brooklyn-based artist Hugo Guinnessat. 100% of the t-shirt’s proceeds benefits the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust. Founded in 1977, DSWT is one of the most successful elephant and rhino’s rescue and rehabilitation programs in the world. To date, they’ve successfully rescued, hand raised and rehabilitated over 160 elephant orphans before reintegrating them into the wild. To learn more about DSWT or to donate click here.

1.Narcisco Rodriguez Athena Leather Point-Toe Flat 2. Calone 17 By Le Labo Candle 3. Alexa Chung For AG The Brianna High-Waist Skinny Jeans 4. Ren Skincare Bio Retinoid Anti Ageing Concentrate 5. Thakoon Addition Cotton-Poplin Shirtdress 6. Chloe Small Drew Shoulder Bag 7. J.Crew for David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Elephant Tee 8. Coach Studded Textured-Leather Clogs 9. A.L.C Fay Dress 10. The Happiness Of Pursuit: Finding The Quest That Will Bring Purpose To Your Life

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Glam Rock Girl

Saint Laurent Glam RockSaint Laurent's Glam Rock

We’ve all seen the plethora of 70’s fashion trending this season —  high-waisted flared pants, midi skirts and pheasant tops have been hard to miss. But the flamboyant stage costumes of ’70s musicians (think David Bowie) have also inspired a range of looks for the season, and no one has captured the glam rock feel like Heidi Slimane for Saint Laurent has.

It’s impossible to imagine Glam Rock, and not think of the thick heeled platforms sandals that were a mainstay of the look. While these towering heels were seen on most designers spring runways (Calvin Klein, Fendi and Ferragamo), it was Slimane’s glitzy versions paired with cutoff denim shorts, leather hotpants, and mini skirts that caught my eye.

And what’s not to love with their leg elongating effect, and ultra feminine allure. So go ahead take the plunge, and channel your inner David Bowie this season!

Saint Laurent Candy Glitter & Leather Platform SandalsPrada Suede Platform Sandals

Top Shop Lena 2 Patent Platform SandalsSophia Webster Amanda Printed Faille Sandals $395.00

Steve Madden Jillyy Gold glitter Platform SandalsZara Studded Leather High-Heel Sandals

To complete your glam rock look:

Theory Black Wool Blend BlazerThe Castings High Rise ShortASOS 70's Black Skinny ScarfSusie In The Sky Black Belt

Saint Laurent Candy Glitter & Leather Platform Sandals // Prada Suede Platform Sandals // Sophia Webster Amanda Printed Faille Sandals $395.00 // Zara Studded Leather High-Heel Sandals //  Steve Madden Jillyy Gold glitter Platform Sandals // Top Shop Lena 2 Patent Platform Sandals

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The Mod Squad — Pastels & Stripes

Coach Pastel Fair Isle Slouchy PulloverZara Chick Mini SkirtBella Freud Cotton Pale Blue JumperTop Shop Crystal Sequin Pelmet SkirtChinti & Parker Stripe Shirt Hem SweaterASOS Premium A-Line Skirt in Bonded Satin

The 70’s craze may be taking over fashion with hemlines grazing the floor, and midi lengths gaining favor. Yet I wouldn’t bid adieu to the mini just yet –  they still have plenty of flavor. (Though I implore you when opting for a shorter hem line, do not, I repeat do not, reach for a bandeau mini. That is just all sorts of scary!)

Today’s mini must have a little wiggle room. And, while I’m dispensing out wisdom, if while wearing one of the above darling, but short skirts, guys start dropping pencils or keys at your feet, they didn’t suddenly become all thumbs, there are ulterior motives at hand. Just saying.

I’ve never been a huge fan of pastels, but there is something about these pastels and slouchy striped sweater combos that I am lovin. It’s a modern take on mod. The perfect ying and yang combo.

To complete your look :

Thakoon Addition Joplin Slingback SandalsBarneys New York Studded Shopper ToteTop Shop Lexi Round Sunglasses

Coach Pastel Fair Isle Slouchy Pullover // Zara Chick Mini Skirt // Top Shop Crystal Sequin Pelmet Skirt // ASOS Premium A-Line Skirt in Bonded Satin // Chinti & Parker Stripe Shirt Hem Sweater // Bella Freud Cotton Pale Blue Jumper

Thakoon Addition Joplin Slingback Sandals // Barneys New York Studded Shopper Tote // Top Shop Lexi Round Sunglasses

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When Will I Have My Last First

ATM Boyfriend BlazerHelmet Lang Leather Skinny Pants

Faith Connexion  Sheer Silk Georgette TopShaun Leane Knife Edge Long NecklaceScreen Shot 2015-04-08 at 4.13.33 PM

A.P.C. Beige Leather Demi Lune BagGianvito Rossi Slingback Ankle Boot

There has been a nip in the air, and some much-needed rain in Los Angeles (but don’t listen to the media, it’s not quite at national disaster status yet) putting a skew on well laid plans of a fresh spring look for an upcoming dinner date. In lieu of our missing warm weather, I’ve opted for a look built around one of my favorite classics —  the navy blazer. A must have in every girls closet.

To give this standard basic a shot of edge I selected Helmet Lang’s leather skinny pants (you’ll get every penny’s worth out of the hard-earned dollars you spend on them), and, Shaun Leane’s knife edge long necklace. Add a few tan accessories, it’s the perfect complementary color to navy, and a sheer silk georgette blouse and you are set head to toe.

And, remember a beautiful smile is truly your best accessory!

 

ATM Boyfriend Blazer // Helmet Lang Leather Skinny Pants // Shaun Leane Knife Edge Long Necklace // Gianvito Rossi Slingback Ankle Boot // A.P.C. Beige Leather Demi Lune Bag // Faith Connexion  Sheer Silk Georgette Top

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Windows To Our Soul

MAC Pro Longware Paint Pot

Our eyes say a lot about us. They are, after all, the windows to our soul!  This season try dressing them with MAC’s Pro Longware Paint Pots. This creamy shadow blends smoothly over the lids, drying to a vibrant finish, seamlessly covering without weight or caking. Perfect for use as a primer or worn alone. Camel Coat, Frozen Violet and Groundwork (l to r) are the colors I’ll be wearing this Spring, yet if these don’t strike your fancy there are 21 more delectable shades to choose from. The best part…… they are truly long-lasting and colorfast.

MAC Pro Longware Paint Pot Camel CoatMAC Pro Longware Paint Pot Frozen VioletMAC Pro Longware Paint Pot In Groundwork

This weekend I topped off MAC’s Groundwork hue – the absoulutely perfect shade of brown from day to night, with the new Benefit mascara, Roller Lash. Being an avid fan of, They’re Real, mascara by Benefit I was skeptical at first, but there was no denying the eye-opening results. The Hook ‘n’ Roll brush grabs, separates, lifts and curls for an eye-popping look that is sure to please.

While Roller Lash may not be replacing my They’re Real mascara, it will be added to my beauty routine as a fun alternate!

Benefit Roller Lash

Mac Pro Longwear Paint Pot  $21.00. Benefit Roller Lash $24.00

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First Class Chic

Charlize TheronRosie Huntington Whiteley

Victoria BeckhamKendall Kardashian

Emma StoneJesse J

When the weather lightens, and the days get longer, weekend getaways become first and foremost on my mind. I’ve always loved airports, to me they are a journey about to be embarked on, or after precious time spent with loved ones you’ve missed finally coming home.

One thing is certain, the only way to fly is chic and reasonably comfortable (sorry, old sweat pants don’t count). One can draw inspiration from these bevy of beauties, and their pulled together style that still lets you travel in ease. From Charlize’s stretch skinny cargos, to Emma’s embellished flats, to Kendall’s cozy scarf, which is ideal for those pesky airplane drafts, you’ll be flying in high style!

Shop the looks below

Jerome Dreyfus Florent BackpackTheory Jiliya Sleeveless Linen Trench CoatJoie So Real Skinny Cargo PantsIllesteva Holly Cat-Eye Sunglasses

J Crew Toothpick Cone Jean In Hanna WashStuart Weitzman The Hereitis BootieLove Quotes Linen Tassel ScarfMadewell The Transport Leather Tote

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Clockwise from top left: Charlize Theron // Rosie Huntington Whiteley // Kendall Kardashian // Jesse J // Emma Stone // Victoria Beckham

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Rubin & Jappelle

Rubin & Chapelle Charlotte Satchel

Rubin & Chapelle Charlotte Satchel

Every girl deserves a husband like my girlfriend Jill’s. You may be wondering what phenomenal deed could he have done to deserve such kudos — on Jill’s last birthday he bought her the Rubin & Chapelle ‘Charlotte’ bag. It’s one of those bags you have to see to appreciate fully, the brilliance is in the details. Specifically, the handmade lambskin satchel, and suede interior; handcrafted Norwegian bridle leather straps; interior clip closure and antique brass hardware.

An amazing bag takes talented designers. The duo behind Rubin & Chapelle, Sonja Rubin and Kip Chapelle, began designing clothing together in Italy and Austria in 1997. Their structural, sleek silhouettes, popular among celebrities such as Sharon Stone, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Gwyneth Paltrow, have brought them much success. And, led to their first boutique opening in New York’s meatpacking district five short years later. Jump ahead to 2011 where their growing demand led them to open their second store in Malibu’s Country Mart.

Check out Kip and Sonja’s denim line, 192 doves, which draws its name from the number of countries in the world (as of 2006,) and the global symbol for peace, the dove. Handmade in California with organic denim, and an emphasis on details — hand-stitching, and curved waistbands on the women’s styles, and for the men, pull-up loops at each hip, hidden coin pockets, and flattering off pocket seams. No wonder they’ve been seen on the likes of Jude Law, Keira Knightley, and Sienna Miller.  This premium denim line is meant to take denim back to its roots.

Rubin & Chapelle The Charlotte Bag

410 W 14th Street, Manhattan, NY 10014

Malibu Country Mart, 3835 Cross Creek Road, Malibu, CA 90265

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The New Ballerina Flat

Aquazurra Christy Leather Flats $675.00

Cross and wrap twice around the ankle, tie in back. As a dancer in my high school and college years, I’ll never forget my daily routine of lacing up my toe shoes, and securing the satin shoe that enabled me to dance on my toes! Or, the endless hours spent breaking them in. Oh, and the pain!

This spring you can forget about the pain, and simply enjoy the pleasures of the latest twist on the ballet flat. The new ballerina slipper gets an upgrade with chic lace up details. I usually steer away from the “it” shoe of the season (for obvious reasons), but this silhouette is ultra classic, and simple, enabling the wearer to make it their own. Don it with cutoffs, midi skirts and ankle skimming trousers for a variety of looks.

Aquazurra’s Christy is the version I have my eye on. Which one do you fancy?

Stuart Weitzman The Gilligan Flat $335.00Isabel Marant Snake- Effect Leather Ballet Flats $650.00

Madewell Nora Lace-Up Flats $118 on sale for $94.50Aldo Aeaniel Wrap Pointed Toe Flats $100.00

Aquazurra Belgravia Flats $695.00Madewell Proud Mary Raffia Lace-Up Flats $138.00

Aquazurra Christy Lace Up  Leather Flats (Black) $675.00 // Stuart Weitzman The Gilligan Flat $335.00 // Isabel Marant Snake- Effect Leather Ballet Flats $650.00 // Aldo Aeaniel Wrap Pointed Toe Flats $100.00 // Madewell Proud Mary Raffia Lace-Up Flats $138.00 // Aquazurra Belgravia Flats $695.00 // Madewell Nora Lace-Up Flats $118 on sale for $94.50

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