Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Jeffrey Says Welcome Home

Nothing better than coming home after a long day after a holiday weekend to a little package waiting for me. It's like Jeffrey Campbell said to me, welcome home honey, how was your day? Just a little something to bring a smile to my face after a hard day at the office and on top of that having a horrible cold. (Yes, if you must know, my 3 day weekend was spent in bed, yuk!)

The beasties love to get packages as much as I do.

Friday, May 27, 2011

Latest eBay Purchase

I am dreaming about all the vacations I have planned for this summer (Cabo) and early fall (6 week sabbatical coming up...woo hoo!) and I decided it was time for a new pair of sunglasses. Found these lovely House of Harlow "Cady's" that were screaming my name.

Happy Friday!

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Mixed Messages

My outfit is giving me mixed messages. My top is yelling stripes and my skirt is screaming paisley. Can't we all just get along? I love that in today's world we can embrace wearing different patterns together, don't you? Gone are the days when everything has to be so coordinated.

Everybody, Everywear | Pattern Mixing

Top and Skirt- J. Crew
Shoes- Steve Madden
Necklace- H&M

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

What I Want Wednesday- Little Denim Dress

On my shopping list for the summer is the little denim dress.  It is a no-fuss, flirty little get up and go number.  Paired with flats or heels it can be effortlessly styled, whether you go with a no-frills shift or one with boho embroidery. These little numbers will look great for the beaches of Cabo, for which I will be going in July! Here are a few that I am pondering:

1. Alloy- Melody Denim Halter- $39.90
2. Gap- Belted Racerback $69.95
3.Revolve Clothing- Nation Ltd. St. Lucia- $98.00

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

When in Doubt

When in doubt I turn to a little black dress. I was having a little closet anxiety this morning. Hope everyone had a wonderful and happy Tuesday.

Dress purchased at Bella James
Shoes- Steve Madden
Necklace- H&M

Monday, May 23, 2011

Midi Monday

It's just another midi Monday.
I wish it was Sunday. 
'Cause that is my funday.

I am feeling very retro in my leather midi and polka dot blouse this fine Monday morning. Here is a thought, show me your favorite way to style a midi next Monday.  What the heck..... let's have a midi Monday together as I would love to see whatcha got!

Looking forward to see what the week has planned for me, hubby is out of town on a job again....so, look out world trouble is a comin!

Skirt- H&M
Top- Modcloth
Shoes- Simply Vera Wang
Cuff- Jewelmint

Friday, May 20, 2011

Hip Hip Hooray

Hip Hip Hooray, the hubby comes home today and it is Friday.  Double Delight! 

Thanks to Jen of Jen Loves Kev for the inspiration to wear this skirt with converse tennis shoes.  I am feeling spunky and carefree.

Happy Friday!

Skirt- J. Crew
Top- J. Crew
Necklace- Anthropologie
Shoes- Converse for Target

Thursday, May 19, 2011

Outfit Inspiration- SJP

Looked to the fabulously fashionable Sarah Jessica Parker for my outfit today. It is fun to get inspiration from celebrities and see what I can come up with from my closet. Who do you look to for outfit inspiration?

Skirt- Purchased via eBay
Sweater- J. Crew
Shoes- Simply Vera Wang
Necklace- Jewel Mint

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Rock The Dots

A little sunshine has made an appearance today and thank goodness as the clouds and rain were making this girl a bit gloomy (cranky as some would say).  Digging in the closet this morning debating on what to wear (every girl's story) and found my Tucker for Target polka dot top that had forgotten all about in the way back of the closet (note to self, CLEAN your closet!).  I just love polka dots, don't you?

Jeans- Gap
Blouse- Tucker for Target
Jacket- J. Crew
Booties- UO

My first attempt at taking photo's with a tripod and self timer, I hate it when the hubby is away! I say a bit more practice is needed.

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Boutique of the Month- Bella Rosa

A favorite shop of mine, Bella Rosa is a high-end contemporary women's clothing boutique located in the heart of downtown Los Gatos, California. Bella Rosa carries an impressive selection of the latest designers for women, everything from chic casual to classy cocktail an impressive shoes and accessories selections.   Owner Deb and her Bella team are friendly and extremely helpful at putting things together that suits your particular style. 

Some Spring outfit choices by the girls of Bella Rosa:

Picture via Bella Rosa

Picture via Bella Rosa

Picture via Bella Rosa

If you are ever in the area, stop by Bella Rosa is located at:
145 N Santa Cruz Ave
Los Gatos, CA 95030
(408) 354-4206

Monday, May 16, 2011

One of Those Days

Ever have one of those days were you are just not feeling it?  Waking up to rainy and cold weather (is this May or January?) and the hubby leaving for a job out of town for the week, I just wasn't feeling photogenic, but the beasties were.  Hope everyone had a great weekend. 

Harlo, Gigi and Blitz

Friday, May 13, 2011

In the Trenches

I have never been much of a fan of camoflauge printed items for the ladies (I can not pull off rocker/camo chic like Gwen Stefani), but this skirt that I bought on eBay seemed like a nice way to make camo feminine, it must be all the ruffles.  Can't you just see Private Benjamin wearing this in the trenches?

Happy Friday!

Blouse- J. Crew
Shoes- Steve Madden
Skirt- J. Crew via eBay

Latest eBay Purchase- Ruffle Camoflauge

Found this sweet ruffled number for a mere 29 bucks. Sweet!

If interested in this skirt you can purchase here.

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Cherry Mix

Did a little experimenting this morning by mixing a cherry print dress with a pin stripe jacket. Mixing patterns has been a strong trend of late and I have been watching a few of you fabulous bloggers rock this look. I am slowly stepping out of my comfort zone and having a little bit of fun not being so matchy matchy. Baby steps friends, baby steps.

Jacket- J. Crew
Dress- Kenneth Cole
Shoes- Target
Flower Pin- Tasha

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

May Flowers- Everybody Everywear

April showers bring May floral skirts!  I am participating in Everybody Everywear challenge today. If you get a chance stop by their blog and peek at all the fabulous bloggers out there with their the floral combinations.

Florals | Everybody, Everywear

I fell in love with this bright poppy colored silk top from J. Crew and could not wait to wear it!  The hubby asked me this morning if I was Crockett or Tubbs? Crockett of course, he had that great hair.

Top- J. Crew
Skirt- Express
Shoes- Michael Kors
Necklace- Express

Monday, May 9, 2011

Weekend Reflections- Paso Robles

Had a wonderful weekend with the hubby in Paso Robles. Wonderful friends, Kentucky Derby party, good eats and yummy wine. If you ever get a chance to visit Paso Robles stop by Thacher Winery. Such a beautiful property and great wine!