navy + black.

I've always been a fan of navy & black but seeing Olivia Palermo's street style really sealed the deal. She wears this combo perfectly -- I'm even more inspired to incorporate this chic color combination to my own wardrobe :) I love the idea of this navy lace top tucked into a feminine … [Read more...]

up & away.

I came across the most adorable children's hot air balloon wallpaper from Cowtan and Tout // Manuel Canovas Fabrics. The pattern is called L'Envol and comes in a few color and size variations -- I'm simply obsessed! Flagging this for our future kids rooms when we have a house someday … [Read more...]

fashion crush: classic trench.

I pass Anthropologie everyday on my walk to work and saw the most adorable classic trench coat in the window last week. I wanted to share some inspiring classic camel trench looks. I hope Spring comes quickly to put it into practice... Here are some … [Read more...]

nursery inspiration.

Here are a couple of my initial design inspirations for Baby H's nursery. We rent our apartment so wallpaper will be a no go but I love the idea of mixing in grey or beige gingham & buffalo check into the design. As I mentioned I already have this gingham baby blanket and I'm using it as … [Read more...]

monday vibes.

Feeling refreshed after most of last week away from the office in Scottsdale for a work conference. It's amazing what some nice weather does to your mood :) I was so thankful to have Friday morning to relax after 2 days of work events -- I'm reading the book Bringing Up Bébé and LOVE … [Read more...]

wedding wednesday.

Happy Hump Day! I'm in Scottsdale for a few days for a work conference, it's so nice to go from snow to sun :) Today I'm sharing some photos of an English garden wedding at Barnsley House. Barnsley House is a gorgeous retreat in the Cotswolds English countryside. We are celebrating my mom's … [Read more...]

new addition.

I have some very exciting news to share today! Those of you who follow my personal Instagram or are friends with me on Facebook already know this but I wanted to share on the blog that --- I'M PREGNANT! We are so excited to be welcoming a new addition in early August! It's going to be so … [Read more...]

pretty in pink.

I saw this Giambattista Valli gown via Instagram and fell in LOVE. It's my ultimate dream ball gown. Light pink ruffle heaven :) A close 2nd place is this tulle beauty also by Giambattista Valli... And while I would love to dress this extravagantly on the reg that just isn't in the … [Read more...]

toile de jouy.

I've always loved toile fabric -- for wallpaper, pillows, bedding or furniture. Toile de jouy fabric originated in France in the 1760s. The original patterns usually depicted pastoral scenes; today there are many pattern choices and colors available. "Toile" simply means "cloth" in French, so … [Read more...]

dream dining room.

I came across my dream dining room while reading The Glam Pad. It belongs to Serena Fresson who is Alice Naylor-Leyland's mother. Alice is a blogger at Mrs. Alice and a contributor -- she has the most exquisite taste & British style. Just like her mother! Serena's dining room … [Read more...]