Archive for June, 2011

MORE FAUX FUR

I’m obsessed with my new faux fur.  It’s so much to play around with.  Just got another box today, and I can’t wait to dive in.  I attempted a third stole yesterday, and it’s a little over the top–but I love it!! Here is some of my fur.  You can purchase it here. I love [...]

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EASY DIY PRADA FAUX FUR STOLE

I loved the whimsical faux fur throws Prada did for SS/11.   It seemed that everyone else did too, they popped up on every street style blog.   Jane and I thought it would be fun to try and make our own version. It was fun and super easy.  I made two throws in just [...]

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FRITTATA RANCHERA WITH BLACK BEANS

Carol made this for us last week.  It was delicious, and very easy to make! FRITTATA RANCHERA WITH BLACK BEANS  (from Power Foods cookbook) 6 large whole eggs plus 2 large egg whites 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh flat leaf parsley Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 1 onion [...]

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LOVELY THINGS

Snapshots of a few of my favorite things.  How about this barracuda  pin from Hanna Bernhard?  So fabulous!  I need some help finding just the right jacket to attach him to.  Love the teeth. Charlotte Olympia for Peter Som pink wedges that were a gift. Patent candy stripe  Prada Platforms from  several years ago. I [...]

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STAR DUST

We are really excited to announce that we will have bug pendants from our own line back in stock this week.  I’ll let you all know the minute they are loaded on to the site. I will announce on Twitter too, you can follow me here. I’m wearing my beetle mixed with pearls, and a [...]

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ELEPHANT

How cute is this vintage brocade elephant jacket?  It was a purchase on eBay a while back.  It traveled with me to a trunk show in NY, and went surprisingly unnoticed.  I packed it away, and forgot all about it.  This weekend while rummaging through piles of vintage, I pulled it out, and decided it’s [...]

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ODE TO A HEEL

When it comes to great looking chunky heels, no one does it better than Dries van Noten.  I was so excited to find two pair of SS/11 on clearance.  I love the pair above.  Especially love the Leonard-esque print on the heel and he gets the pitch perfect everytime. Beautiful detail…. Above was my first [...]

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HEAT WAVE

It’s only early June and already we’re into triple digit heat here in North Texas.  I think it’s going to be a very long summer…. Shelly is the only one brave enough to go out in this heat and sit on the back porch with me….She’s such a sweetie. I made these great watermelon martinis. [...]

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SWOON

You all remember a short time ago Samantha Reitmayer Sano of StyleSwoon fame revamped my home.  Recently Sam’s  own home  was featured on DesignSponge. In case you missed it, I’m running her beautiful abode on my blog.  Congratulations Sam!  It looks amazing, but of course that is what we expect  from you!  Enjoy…. Photography Manny [...]

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A FEW NEW THINGS ON THE SITE

We just listed a few new things on the site. I love this great Karl Lagerfeld necklace. Cloisonne beads. A great vintage Mary McFadden enamel necklace. Lots of brass!

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