Monday, December 26, 2011

Wishing you a beautiful New Year

I hope your holiday was full of love, warmth, lazy mornings and cozy afternoons.  Mine was filled with coffee galore, lots of family time, twinkling lights and delicious food and wine.  Here are a few lovely photographs to help transition you into 2012.  Wishing you a beautiful New Year. 

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Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Happy Holidays!

This gorgeous photo certainly put me in the holiday spirit.  I simply love Marchesa and specifically Georgina Chapman.  If you have somewhere ultra-glam to go to for the holidays, look to them for inspiration.  I hope everyone has completed their holiday shopping...and if you haven't here are a few lovely links for you to enjoy. 

This darling letterpress calendar will certainly brighten up anyone's New Year
Kiehls has the most amazing gift collection including this little bit of luxury
This Michael Kors rose gold plated watch will keep you on time and stylish
Who doesn't love a monogrammed cocktail shaker?
Momofuku Milk Bar cookbook has the ultimate delectable desserts
The man in your life need new shades?  These ultra cool aviators will definitely do the trick.

Happy Holidays!

Saturday, December 17, 2011

Holiday Hair Inspiration

Whether soft and sultry or chic and sleek, these romantic and whimsical hairstyles are the perfect finishing touch to your holiday look.  There is something about an updo that instantly polishes your appearance adding femininity and elegance.  Whether an undone chignon, a french twist, or just a simple bun adorned with a bejeweled pin, these stylish dos will certainly add something special for a festive occasion.

Sunday, December 11, 2011

Happy Weekend!

This enchanting photograph of winter in Paris instantly put me in the holiday spirit. This captivating picture, is as inspiring as it is dreamy.  I hope it uplifts your spirits this Holiday Season!

Here are a few lovely links that I've enjoyed this weekend

I just love this incredibly soft lightweight striped scarf
Give these antique silver cheese knives to spruce up any cheese plate and excite any host
Rosebud Tube's are the perfect gloss and add a great subtle rosy hue
Relax in this luxuriously cozy and plush robe
Sip on this festive and bubbly Blood Orange French 75  
Set this fantasy-like candle centerpiece at your next holiday soiree

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Dazzling Shoes

Shoes that sparkle are the perfect addition to any holiday ensemble.  These gorgeous dazzlers can be worn with your favorite party dress or can spruce up any pair of humdrum denim.  They have just the right balance of elegance and whimsy that instantly add a special touch to your outfit.

Vera Wang Lavender

Kate Spade

Glint Sandal

Christian Louboutin

or when you want to give your heels a break...
Steve Madden

Jimmy Choo

Saturday, December 3, 2011

Holiday Cocktails

Nothing says celebration more than these fun and festive cocktails.  Whether citrus infused, frothy and decadent,  or champagne drenched, these recipes {à la Martha Stewart} will surely liven up any winter's festivity.  These vibrant and flavorful libations are the perfect way to add to the spirit of the holidays and warm up to winter, Cheers!

Ginger Sparkler

Berry Little Cocktail