Finest Floral

Last Friday was the Swapnista party held at Swap Boutique. I was asked to participate in the Style Wars Fashion Show portion of the event along with other local bloggers, Mallory of Miss Malaprop, Dorothy of NO(LA) More Chains, and Katie and Rachel of The Elizabeth Chronicles. Each contestant walked the runway, rocking a current trend, styled … [Read more…]

Project Window

Last Thursday I competed in ‘Project Window’ at Abeille NOLA. Contestants had 30 minutes to pull items from the store and style 2 mannequins. As soon as I got the invite to this event, I signed up to participate. I have so much fun styling other clothes/outfits other than from my own closet for a … [Read more…]

Designer Inspired: Dolce & Gabbana

I did another designer inspired outfit shoot, this time inspired by the pepper print pieces in Dolce & Gabbana’s Spring/Summer 2012 collection. The entire collection featured 50′s inspired silhouettes with bold vegetable prints inspired by outdoor markets in Italy during the Summertime. Love, love, loved this whole collection! I was especially fond of the cropped … [Read more…]

Designer Inspired: Alice + Olivia Floral Pants

I fell in love with these Alice + Olivia wide leg floral pants when I first discovered them throughpinterest, and even more when I saw this fun, retro looking photo from their website! I came across my version of these when I was scoping out local boutiques for my ‘Fashionably Festive in NOLA‘ blog post. When … [Read more…]

Jazz Fest Wrap Up – What I Wore

I think I broke my record this year, and attended the Jazz Fest 5 out of the total 7 days!! I have quite a nice looking tan going on now. Here are some shots of my outfits that I wore. Captions: Vintage braided scarf, Free People crochet & beaded tank // Crawfish strudel & DIY yellow lace bracelet … [Read more…]

NOLA Fashion Week // Aveda’s Eco Fashion Day

Saturday, the last day of NOLAFW, was the day I was most excited for because it involved a vintage fashion show! I, of course had to sport some of my best vintage. I went with this amazing diamond print kaftan that I scored from my grandma’s closet. She told me she used to have a … [Read more…]

NOLA Fashion Week // Fashion in the Arts District

Thursday night was Fashion in the arts District which featured 4 designers in 4 different venues. The shows included Andrea Loest at Mallory Page Studio, Amanda DeLeon at Martine Chaisson Gallery, Matthew Arthur at AIA New Orleans, and Carvortress Swim at LeMieux Galleries. I was only able to make it to the Matthew Arthur show, … [Read more…]

NOLA Fashion Week // Organizing Fashionably

For my first day of NOLAFW I attended one of the workshops – Organizing Your Life Fashionably with Skye Truax from The Occasional Wife. She taught us how to organize our living space, particularly our closets! A key factor that she taught us was how to use your space wisely, especially since we do not … [Read more…]

NOLA Fashion Week // MASHUP

Wednesday night I attended and volunteered at MASHUP – Where music meets fashion. This show featured 3 fashion lines, and 3 bands at the recently re-opened JOY Theater! I was not only blown away by the designs in this show, but by the music as well. Showing was Jolie & Elizabeth featuring Royal Teeth, blackout. by Ashlie Ming featuring Big History, … [Read more…]

Backyard BBQ Style

This post is well overdue considering it is from January, but anyway, this is what I wore to my joint Birthday BBQ that my family threw for me and my sister. I love mixing styles and pieces that you might not normally think to put together like in this case the vintage army belt, and … [Read more…]