I LOVE these sneakers! The logo is a little bold for my taste– I’m a classic Internationalist and Air Max 90 kinda gal– but the message makes it all worth it. I love walking around reminding people the force is indeed female. Nike Air Force 1 Upstep LX Shown in White/Black/Habanero Red $200
TRY: Wax On, Wax Off
I hadn’t had my Hunter boots for very long when I noticed a white, powder-looking coating. A quick Google search told me this phenomenon is called “blooming” and caused by the natural wax in the boot coming to the surface. Seems the two most popular methods to get rid of the bloom are olive oil… Continue reading TRY: Wax On, Wax Off
BUY: THE LAUNDRESS
Thanks to an awesome Daily Candy deal, I finally got to splurge on some long-coveted products from THE LAUNDRESS. Shown above: Wash & Stain Bars Can be used for spot cleaning and hand washing. Best when used for working on stains found on collars, cuffs, small straps & other tricky areas. Not recommended for wine… Continue reading BUY: THE LAUNDRESS
BUY: RIB AND HULL Heirloom Tote
Love, love this made-to-order Heirloom Tote from the Etsy shop RIB AND HULL. From the item description: This bag is made from hand finished vegetable tanned leather from Italy. It is a premium leather. There is not leather like it. It is not drum dyed so the finish is only on the exterior. The interior… Continue reading BUY: RIB AND HULL Heirloom Tote
BUY: BROOKS Hampsted Holdall
Been searching for a bag that works well on and off a bike. And, the Hampsted Holdall by Brooks has definitely made my list. It can be worn over the shoulder or attached to the rear rack of a bicycle. For buckles enable the removable straps to be adjusted. Body is vegetable tanned leather, straps… Continue reading BUY: BROOKS Hampsted Holdall
EAT: RALPH LAUREN RESTAURANT / Magnificent Mile
Getting this post up a little late…. A while back, a few friends from LA came out to visit. One of them really, really wanted to try the RALPH LAUREN RESTAURANT. Located adjacent to their fabulous store on Chicago Avenue, the place was packed with well-heeled folks dripping in RL. We squeezed into a small… Continue reading EAT: RALPH LAUREN RESTAURANT / Magnificent Mile
BUY: SHUKY Par Avion iPad Case
Fabulously luxe and clever leather iPad case styled like a manila envelope? Yes. Wanted? Yes. SHUKY Par Avion iPad Case, Classic Manila Beige $109 + $30 shipping to USA Also available in black and additional sizes
Watch: The Unusuals (2009)
If you know me at all, you know I’m a big fan of detective shows. I love (almost) all drama related to crime, forensics, etc. Anytime there’s a new show in this genre on the air, I’m in. Some (ahem, Charlie’s Angels) don’t quite make the cut but I’m usually willing to give ’em all… Continue reading Watch: The Unusuals (2009)
Buy: In the BUFF
My obsession with finding the perfect headband led me to Buff. Perfect choice or will the search continue on?
Etsy: HASH AND CHEEZE
I am in love with all the awesome, geometric earrings from Etsy shop HASH AND CHEEZE. None more than these Small Asymmetric Shield earrings made of recycled wood ($12).
Obsessed: DVF iPad Case
I love this iPad case from Diane von Furstenberg. Zip-around closure Interior slip pockets Fits Apple iPad 1 and 2 The $135 price tag is a bit steep. For now, I’ll just have to admire from afar.
Obsessed: Ann Taylor Cafe Purse
Get on board with a smaller bag this season. This one from Ann Taylor is a chic, moderately-priced option. 8.5”H x 10”W x 4.5”D. 28” strap. $228* *For a limited time, save 30% on purchases of $150+ with code WINTER30