Color Crush: Petal Pink

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Last winter pink coats were the cover-up trend of choice among the fashion elite, and this fall to the joy of the ballerina in every woman, pink has permeated all aspects of dress. Pastels for fall go against the age old traditions of welcoming in the changing color of leaves with berry and jewel tones, but they are a refreshing change in hue. 

From ice pink jumpsuits to petal pink dresses, what makes this unexpected fall shade work is by keeping it in a sophisticated tone (i.e. not bubble gum pink) and applying it to current clothing shape. Take a cue from the fashionistas at the New York Fashion Week spring 2015 shows, and pair petal pink with black and white to create a modern look. 

Get the look:

*Images via PopSugar, Collage Vintage, The Cut


NYFW SS 15 Street Style - Classic Simplicity

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Leila Yavari street style

New York Fashion Week is a street style fashion parade of the admirable to the ridiculous. For the spring/summer 2015 shows Leila Yavari, fashion director of Stylebop, excelled in an unexpected classic cool-girl look featuring boyfriend jeans, white button down shirt, black suede pumps and a sleek grey tote. As a converted boyfriend jeans advocate, I for one am thrilled to see that they are still in favor among the fashion elite. Check out some of Leila Yavari's other crave worthy street style looks here

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*Images via ElleHarper's Bazaar, Nylon


Label Lust: Emerson Fry

Emerson Fry

Emerson Fry is a made in the USA clothing line with a unique blend of relaxed elegance and sophisticated simplicity. This fall Emerson Fry has made just what many working women yearn for -  a collection of multi-use pieces that can easily transform from taking meetings at the office to working at home (sans sloppiness). This kind of effortless mix & match, quality clothing is exactly the kind of thing I'm looking for this fall. 

Emerson Fry fall dress
Emerson Fry Cuff Sleeve Dress $248  - shown three ways (also offered in black)

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Emerson Fry Layering Dress $218 and Shirt $198

Emerson Fry mix & match clothing
Emerson Fry Drop Sleeve Shirt $178 - shown three ways, see more options here

When checking out Emerson Fry online, be sure not to miss their accessories. I'm convinced I will be much more productive working from home if I have a pair of these leather slides ;)


Edge of Forever: Anja Rubik for Vogue Australia

The other night my husband and I got in a heated debate about whether or not I'll earn how to ride a bike well enough not to be a safety hazard to all around me, or to invest in an adult tricycle. Our negotiation: I will ride my grown up big wheel with pride sans his wise cracks and he will go to Burning Man next year sans my eye-rolling. 

Honestly, I can't think of anything more horrifying than accidentally inhaling some sort of psychedelic and having sweaty, mask wearing, nouveau hippies offering me a free hug. So, despite the artistic freedom and fantastical fashion at the desert festival, I won't be joining him. In honor of Burning Man, I'm sharing this beautiful burner-esque fashion editorial of Anja Rubik for Vogue Australia.

Anja Rubik for Vogue Australia, April 2011 by Max Doyle.

*Images via Fashion Gone Rogue


Date Dress: The Lips Have it

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I'm lusting after this MSGM lips dress and am desperately trying to find a way to rationalize its' $1000 price tag. The built in bustier is flattering and sexy while the full skirt is flirty and fun. Throw on a fierce pair of pointed toe pumps and this dress will do the talking for you. 

I've long been a fan of MSGM fashions and their watercolor, surrealism inspired lips print is right up my ally. It is feminine without being girly and gives a unique nod to the popular motif. Have no fear if this date night dress is too fancy schmancy for your taste, a lip motif can be found throughout MSGM's fall offerings including this sweatshirt dress, lip print blouse and fringe jacket.