Angela’s Lab

Angela’s Lab | Pop of Color

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There's nothing like a pop of color to give you a sunny outlook and sometimes we just need that extra pick-me-up, right? Color has a huge influence on our mood and how we're perceived by others too. I have a tailored red dress that gets me compliments every time I wear it. This hot pink top paired with one of my favorite girly skirts has the same effect. When you look good and love what you're wearing, you feel inspired and get more accomplished. Winning! ...Read more.

Angela’s Lab | Bells & Stripes

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My mini and I donned our best stripes in recognition of the first #NationalStripesDay, a day created by the one and only J. Crew. Classic stripes are reinvented in a variety of cuts and styles every spring. From skinny to wide, navy and white to multi-colored, there are so many looks to choose from this season. Of course, you can never go wrong with an always-in-style, preppy striped tee. And, while horizontal stripes are a popular look, vertical stripes are ultimately more flattering with their long, slimming line. Note that a great pendant or statement necklace can break up the widening effect of horizontal ...Read more.

Angela’s Lab | Celebrating Diamonds at Spence Scottsdale

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The champagne was flowing and the high-wattage diamonds were sparkling at the Spence Diamonds' grand opening party in Scottsdale Quarter last week. Lucky me, I got to wear several pieces made of stunning artisan diamonds to the event (love the perks of my job! see below photo), so I chose a can't-go-wrong-ever LBD to provide a simple, elegant backdrop for the jewelry. What's an artisan diamond, you ask? Essentially it's a diamond created in a plasma chamber vs. being mined, but the two are identical in every way, except with an artisan diamond, you can request a specific quality and buy a larger stone for the same ...Read more.