Thursday, October 29, 2009

all i need is all i got

photos via

"couture is an old word but still it makes people dream, and this is always a modern process. modern means something that comes with the mood of the street. something you want to wear now, but also, hopefully, tomorrow" -anne valerie hash

"the most important thing about our work is the honesty" -cutu mazuelos

"i started this music by saying 'love your culture'" -janka nabaly

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

a dash of faith

  • manish arora's dazzling clothing pulls you into a place so beautiful, unique, and magically constructed that it could have only been created by arora himself. his brilliant, costume like pieces will excite even the most conservative dresser. check out his colorfully fun website... it's more like a playground for a little ole blogger like myself.

my dream wedding dress, photo via

"the idea is that art has the power to change things. artists, you know, are amazing problem solvers" -edgar arceneaux

"i have a dress-up chest at home. i love to create this fantasy kind of thing" -kate moss

Monday, October 26, 2009


photo 1 via, photo 2 via, photo 3 via, photo 4 via

"this is what i think is modern. it's like wearing a couture jacket with a pair of jeans" -karl lagerfeld

toil and trouble

my parents have always taught me to be thankful... especially in tested times. 10 things i am thankful for today:
"tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow" - william shakespeare

Thursday, October 22, 2009

a dooven is like a really fun party

photos of NYC hotspot, 675 Bar, via

"put some skates on and be your own hero"

"love of beauty is taste. the creation of beauty is art" -ralph waldo emerson

Monday, October 19, 2009

a candyshop

  • daytime glamour
  • check out fabulous interior designer, kelly wearstler... i especially love her residential projects
  • moods of norway
  • i am in love with rory edelman's resort 2010 collection
  • alexander mcqueen's stunning shoes stand dangerously tall
  • let's all go see this!
  • nars celebrates 15 years with a book and 15 stars
  • bird by juicy couture
  • witty, smart, and laugh out loud funny... read diablo cody's book
  • i love my office... check out swank's site
  • gorgeous and a giver... blake mycoskie, creator of toms shoes, is coming to speak at mizzou
  • check out kenny scharf's wild prints

1st photo via, all other photos taken by me

"a designer is only as good as the star who wears her clothes" -edith head

Sunday, October 18, 2009

sunday funday

  • hope you all had a wonderful weekend. enjoy this video. pics above were snapped by me of my adorable cousin hannah and beautiful sister nikki. lots of fun stuff to come this week... stay tuned.

"it's just better to accept things for what they are and enjoy them" -marc jacobs

Saturday, October 17, 2009


  • "i'm having more fun than you"-suscribe to aaron karo's ruminations
  • i cannot find cuter kids clothes than jcrew's crewcuts
  • unique and fabulous... a paper chandelier
  • i love these shoes
  • i want this blazer
  • model fired for being too fat... read this
  • october styling tips
  • have an iphone? download these apps: who what wear, feather report, color splash, shopstyle, toy camera, old camera, pop art and gratitude!

photos via

"don't let life discourage you; everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was" -richard l. evans

Monday, October 12, 2009


  • a good friend told me about good search

  • best of what's new on fashionair

  • beautiful coats, dresses, and jackets for the eco-friendly girl... i sport the jessica

  • an inspiring book-MK&A interview designers, artists, and friends

  • game, set, match... maria sharapova's footwear collection for cole haan

  • yummy sequined mini

  • lola isn't just a scent

  • new york stylist, charles manning

  • blacker than black... covergirl's new lash blast length mascara

  • "personality opens doors, but character keeps them open" -lily collins

  • "passion is universal. if you are passionate about what you do, you have the power to make people listen" -unknown

  • "fashion is not just about the clothes; it's about how inspirational a person can be. i have a narrow point of view, but it's consistent: i mostly shoot the girls i want to be" -garance dore

  • "the best night out would include shots and jokes" -josephine de la baume

  • "the term artist can cover such a broad spectrum of work, i generally employ a similar method of researching and developing my work, like an artist would. it's just that the final product is different" -gemma slack, london designer

  • my beautiful friend shared this quote with me... "gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. it turns what we have into enough, the unexpected into perfect timing and mistakes into important events. gratitude makes sense of our past , brings peace for today and creates a vision for tomorrow" -unknown

1st photo via

2nd and of sammy, willy, mom, dad, and the grandparents... found at home

the juice is worth the squeeze

photos of robert and dorothy tracy, my grandparents... photographer unknown

"taste is a predestined way to be close minded... education and conversation opens those doors" -CD

Tuesday, October 6, 2009


in my photography class today, my professor showed slides and slides annnd slides of photos. here are some of the artists from the bunch that inspire me.

photo #1, photo #2

"photograph what you know" -JJ

Monday, October 5, 2009


1st photo, 2nd photo

"it's all about going out, dressing up, having fun. it doesn't mean i'm going around with my eyes closed and don't realize what's happening in the world, but fashion should be joyful and positive" -frida giannini

Sunday, October 4, 2009

sparkles and sequins

  • it's sunday already. spending my night eating delicious ice cream, watching wedding crashers, and browsing the internet... check out mary kate and ashley's line-elizabeth and james, free people's skirts, mashup artist milkman, and my sibling's favorite foundation. enjoy the photos above---kissing lemons.
photos via

"Fashion is something barbarous, for it produces innovation without reason and imitation without benefit.” -George Santayana

Saturday, October 3, 2009

it's in the barn

gabriel & schwan is a german accessories label by designers fenke schwan and alex gabriel... my favorite is their bright, modern, and unique gym/beach bags
  • love twitter? jim gaffigan's tweets always make me laugh
  • sundance channel is airing a six-part series on Keith Johnson, buyer at large for Anthropologie... "man shops globe" focuses on johnson's worldly adventures hunting and gathering unusual and beautiful pieces from all over the world
  • i cannot wait for tim burton's "alice in wonderland"
  • one-a-day came out with a complete adult multivitamin gummie... now i do not have to get my daily dose of vitamins in the shape of flintstone characters
  • "pursuit of happiness" -kid cudi
  • panties-as-outerwear in spring 2010
  • check out these cameras in revolve clothing's culture boutique
  • i'll never be as cool as her... a 13 year old fashion blogger
  • eco-friendly, natural makeup... tarte cosmetics

photo via etsy

"if you do something yourself... if it is not handed to you- you own it" -CD