Showing posts from November, 2014

Art of the Day - Brandon Scott


My 7 Faves From The Saint Laurent Fall/Winter 2014 Collection

Saint Laurent's Fall/Winter 2014 Collection was all about the mid 1960's. A moment when pop was at it's purest. Designer Hedi Slimane's references for this collection were very clear: London's youthquake, and Andy Warhol's muse Edie Sedgwick. Overall the collection was a beautiful display of casual extravagance.
Highlights: * Capes punctuated Saint Laurent's Fall '14 runway collection. I have always loved them because the hood is perfect for protecting a fresh blowout from harsh winter weather. * On the runway a bow was tied at the collar - a pretty play on the traditional bow tie. * Metallic dresses was a huge feature of this collection. The glittery frocks were executed in a super flattering A-line cut.

All Bundled Up

Dresses are a year round staple in my wardrobe. Even when the temperature starts to drop I still find myself gravitating towards one. So I have always found ways to keep it cute while staying bundled up by adding a few key pieces. 
Tips: - A wool coat is super warm, hard wearing, and wind-resistant. Add a dash of color for extra style points on gloomy winter days. - A beanie hat is stylish and warm. Make sure it has a tight knit so it will not cause hair breakage. - A tall flat boot will keep your feet warm and dry when the snow starts to fall. Make sure to spray a leather and suede protector to maintain them throughout the season.

All Bundled Up by latoyacl featuring a wool hat
Tea dress
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J Crew red pea coat

Diane Von Furstenberg side zip boots

Federica Moretti wool hat
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Art of the Day - Dominik Jasinski


Rugged Rascal - The Perry Ellis Collection

The clash of classic and modern has never looked as stylish as it does with Perry Ellis. This collection was refined with interesting and surprising details. The collection had pieces that were bolder than your average choices, and they accomplished that with vivid color, unusual textiles, and vibrant prints.

Rustic Home Decor

Rustic style is not only suitable for country living, it also works well in an urban dwelling. Adding rustic home decor to your sanctuary will bring a simple charm to your abode. But simple does not have to mean plain with the pieces I have chosen below.

Rustic Home Decor by latoyacl featuring recycled wood furniture
Parvez Taj home decor

Blue vase

Cyan Design black candlestick holder

Upholstery sofa

Recycled wood furniture

Log home decor

our vintage home love Stairway Redo and a Giveaway

Art of the Day - Trini Schultz


Perfect For A Formal Holiday Dinner Party

I think we have officially entered into the holiday party season. That time of year when we receive so many request to attend holiday parties or dinners. The hardest part is trying to figure out what to wear. Some invites are more casual, but others request that you dress in formal and festive attire. The latter situations give me pause. Formal means different things to different people. I mean one of my friends believes that dusting off his best  jeans is formal. I'm just taking a wild guess that was not what the host deemed appropriate. I guess the best thing to do when confronted with this issue is to follow-up with the host and ask for a more specific breakdown of what their expectations are. Even after finding out all of the specifics I sometimes have a problem with coming up with something to wear. So if you are like me, and looking for new ideas to spice up your wardrobe for the holiday season this post is for you. For the next couple of months I will be blogging every so o…

I Wear My Art Featuring MSGM Painterly Print Shift Dress

I am an art lover. So when I laid eyes on this MSGM Painterly Print Shift Dress I thought it was totally lust worthy. The price tag gave me pause, but it does not mean I could not admire the craftsmanship. Most of us could not afford to own a Picasso, but millions of people travel to view one at a museum every single day. I always wondered why people made a big deal about the price tag associated with fashion. It is just like art in the sense that an original piece of art will cost more than a reproduction or print. Just because you can not afford it does not mean you can not appreciate it.

I Wear My Art Featuring MSGM Painterly Print Shift Dress by latoyacl featuring a pattern shift dress
MSGM pattern shift dress
$500 -

MSGM pattern shift dress
$500 -

MSGM pattern shift dress
$500 -

Loriblu suede booties

Jigsaw polka dot purse
$79 -

Anni Jürgenson metal feather earrings

Art of the Day - Tommy Ingberg