Monthly Archives: July 2012

{Chloe Shades and Red Lips}

Lately, I’ve been wearing a lot of red lipstick. There’s something about the perfect shade of red on blondes, that brightens up any look. This post was also inspired by my new Chloe sunglasses from Ditto.  You may have read about this genius new E-Tailer on, as their technology makes shopping for sunglasses online, easier than ever.  This style of Chloe sunglasses has been so popular, they’ve repeated it for four season. It you like it, now is the time to score them as they are finally on their way out.

The skirt was great find from Nordstrom a couple years ago by Alexander Wang. It’s a comfortable jersey material and it can be dressed up or dressed down.  All it needs is a simple tank or t-shirt, sandals to be dressed down and it’s easily from day to night.  I think this style was also repeated for a couple collections. I paired a menswear button down t-shirt for a more casual look, depending on wear you are going.

Shoes – Sam Eldeman; Tank – Nordstrom Rack; Skrit – Alexander Wang; Watch – Kennith Cole; Bag – Nordstrom Rack

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{Music Mondays with The Endangered + CD Giveaway}

L.A.-based quartet The Endangered recently released their self-titled EP “Calling On You,” which was produced by Grammy-winning producer Steven Miller. I know you’ll be pleasantly surprised. Comprised of vocalist Maiya Sykes, recently performed at the BET Awards in a choir honoring Whitney Houston, guitarist Nick Block, bassist Frank Abraham and drummer Gene Coye, the band’s recent success proves their organic start was for a reason. Expect a mix of soul + rock and roll, easy listening, and beautiful sounds – think Erika Badu meets The Police. Listen below.

If you like “Calling on You,” pick up The Endangered’s EP on iTunes, or get your free CD here by following these simple steps for your chance to win.

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Don’t miss their next show in Los Angeles
7/26 – Room 5
8/4 Hotel Cafe – opening for Martin Luther
8/24 Apple Store – Third Street Promenade (free show)

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{Home Inspiration – Black + White}

I’m designing my apartment, and boy is it stressful! I wish they had a Forever 21 (actually Zara) for home design. While I know most people are huge fan of Ikea, I just can’t seem to find what I need there. Wish me luck as I aspire to design my apartment just as beautiful as the above photos. Stay tuned…
images via Google Images

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