Monday, April 19, 2010

Oh la la

How pretty is the Essie spring collection? And while we're at it- the resort collection isn't too shabby either...

The resort collection is pretty in theory, but with exception of splash of grenadine the colors aren't overly wearable. However, the spring collection includes several wearable colors- tart deco reminds me of something Betty Draper would wear, and it's fantastic:

Sunday, April 18, 2010

Sunday Sunday

There isn't a cloud in the sky in central Ohio- a perfect morning to make my doctor french toast and take Miss Madeleine Matilda Bouvier on a long walk...


Now on to more pressing matters- I have a credit to Thread Social that is burning a hole in my pocket! There are a few frocks in their Spring Collection that have potential- a casual dress for dinner dates:

An option for a June wedding?

Another wedding choice:


What do you think?

Saturday, April 17, 2010

Favorite Things...

Things I love- 1st edition:

1. Moroccan Oil and Hydrating Mask

Seriously, you need to own these products. The smell is bananas and the products make your hair soft and shiny. Plus, the oil penetrates your hair, so unlike many products it actually improves your hair rather than just coating it with a heavy serum or wax.

As a bride-to-be, this website is a great resource... Vendor reviews, forums, beautiful pictures, and a feature that lets you pull pictures from their database to produce "inspiration boards". Here's the board I created:

3. All things J. Crew (specifically, cardigans with detail, ruffled blouses, collared shirts, and the ankle-length pixie pants).
Cardigans make up such a large portion of my wardrobe my coworker staged a cardigan-intervention... She put me on a self-imposed cardigan buying-freeze. It didn't last long.

4. Fage
It's healthy and tasty with a little: