Pretty & Polished

June 23, 2016 Fashion & Beauty
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I’ve noticed recently that when I share my personal style on Instagram people are always asking questions about what I’m wearing and seem to want to see more! So I’ve decided to start sharing a bit more of my personal style here on the blog. Since this is a space that’s typically reserved for all things home, let me know if you’re into this or not – would love your feedback! …

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My Power Outfit

August 3, 2015 Fashion & Beauty
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Do you have a “power outfit”? A go-to look that makes you feel strong and confident? For me, that look is always a colorful, clean-lined sheath dress and classic, pointy-toe pumps. It’s a look exudes confidence and sophistication, which is something I always aim to project. I also happen to think the sheath dress is a universally flattering style that looks great on any body ty …

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10 Favorite Summer Nail Polish Colors

June 16, 2015 Fashion & Beauty
10 Favorite Summer Nail Polish Colors

One of the things I love most about being a bonafide girlie girl is experimenting with different beauty looks, especially when it comes to nail polish! I have so much fun playing around with different colors and it’s such a fun way to show off my personality and reflect whatever mood I’m feeling. And for a related yet not so fun fact, I don’t have a dishwasher and hate wearing glov …

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Reed Krakoff’s Latest Ad Campaign: Chic Fashion + Stylish Interiors

September 26, 2011 Fashion & Beauty
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I always love it when the worlds of fashion and interiors collide and such is the case with the ad campaigns of American fashion designer Reed Krakoff. Starring British supermodel Stella Tennant and shot at the expansive Upper East Side townhome that Reed shares with his interior designer wife Delphine, the stylish interiors of Reed Krakoff’s Fall 2011 campaign almost steal the spotlight f …

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Tory Burch Celebrates the Opening of her New Manhattan Flagship

September 15, 2011 Fashion & Beauty
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Tory Burch’s new Madison Avenue Boutique

When it was nothing more than a small collection of tunics that launched when its eponymous founder was better known for being a socialite than a fashion designer, Tory Burch was on my radar and over the years I’ve paid close attention to its development. I’ve watched it grow into the multimillion lifestyle empire that it is today with a global …

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