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…]

Color Crush: Green

Green is my favorite color so you could imaging why I love St Patty’s Day for that reason alone. I love any shade, Kelly being my fav., but I have a new crush on chartreuse! So I thought what better way to wear it than paired with my green jeans, vintage belt & necklace and … [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…]

DIY – Golden Feather Costume

Well, it was not as easy as I just made it sound! Extremely time consuming and tedious actually, but well worth it. Here are the steps in more detail: • Start off with a nude or gold fitted strapless dress • Go to Michael’s or any craft store and clear out their feather department! • … [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…]