A Look Back at My Favorite 2012 Trend: Purple!

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I was out shopping with my college roommate Jenyi and her adorable daughter yesterday, whose favorite color is purple (her daughter’s; Jenyi’s more into electric blue these days). That made me remember that my friend Nuy‘s little princess also loves purple best. Now I definitely went through a purple phase too when I was about their age (after my love affair with pink and before my obsession with white) and I think I was back in the violet mood this year.

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Barneys’ Electric Holiday Disney Fashion Cartoons

 

Lanvin's Alber Elbaz

When Barneys New York first announced that it was partnering with Disney for holiday this year, I was seriously skeptical. But they just revealed the images and instead of just fashionizing Mickey and Minnie (which wouldn’t inspire me to shop), Disney’s created cartoon versions of the fashion industry’s favorite icons such as Anna Della Russo, Daphne Guinness, Alber Elbaz (above—so cute!), and Pat McGrath. I’m totally obsessed with this new cast of Disney characters! Continue reading

Prada Meets Payless

Finally, heels I can actually drive in!

Those of you who know me are already aware of this, but my style is all about designer meets discount. I’m the queen of high-low dressing. Maybe it was all those years working at Marie Claire (the high-low bible), but on most days my outfits consist of Forever 21 and Zara mixed with YSL or Miu Miu. Which is why it makes sense that my favorite shoes this summer—wedge heels that I can walk and drive in—are from Prada and…Payless. Continue reading

My new kindle case: Lanvin!

Love my new Lanvin!

I’ve been on the hunt for a permanent home for my Kindle to live in for a long time—something to replace the cushy lavender case I borrowed from my friend Tania months ago. So I was heart-beating-faster THRILLED to discover this little gem of a bag at the Barneys sale (two markdowns, woo hoo!) in New York City. Continue reading