My Life, Styled // Pattern Play 2.0

If there is one fool proof wardrobe combination this time of year, it has to be the tights-boots-high-waisted skirt combo.  You can pretty much put anything on top of that combination– t-shirt, sweater, silky top or button up– and it totally works.  In the past I have always been a Wolford Matte Opaque kind of gal when it comes to black tights, but these Nononsense seamless ones are growing on me.  I think it’s kind of cool that they’re a little bit sheer, too.  I’m on set today for the first of a four day …

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My Style // Austin Bound

Tomorrow is a big day.  We are heading to Austin for my little sis’s wedding which means Parker will be boarding her first flight!  I’m excited, Aaron’s anxious, and who knows how this little bug is going to do.  It won’t be her last flight though, so fingers crossed she has an innate affinity for life at 10,000 feet.  Once we arrive it will be a jam-packed few days of festivities and visiting with family.  Oh, and did I mention it’s going to be a gazillion degrees?  This look is a version of my summer …

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Spring’s New Stripes

I am so happy to be back in sunny California today!  I had a wonderful time in Australia and made some unforgettable memories, but there truly is no place like home.  One trend I saw repeatedly over the last couple of weeks is this new spin on the classic stripe.  Forget what you thought you knew about stripes.  Unlike their Saint-James-esque counterparts, these stripes are wider, bolder and not in the least bit nautical.  They were up and down the spring ’13 runways and now they’re popping up in all of the best shops… …

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Color Palette {Chevron}

  Good morning, friends!  How were your weekends?  After a lovely few days strolling around Charleston and taking in the beautiful colonial architecture, I was in the mood for something a bit more modern and graphic this morning; these black and white chevron stripes for example.  I love the way patterns in general are able to add an element of interest without introducing new colors to a look or a room, but my favorite part about the chevron stripe is it’s ability to modernize and update in an instant!  Fancy china place settings …

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