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.
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.
She's dressed fashion icons the likes of Princess Di, Jackie Kennedy Onassis and Sarah Jessica Parker. Legendary designer Zandra Rhodes opened the second annual Scottsdale Fashion Week at Mercedes-Benz of Scottsdale with an impressive, theatrical runway show, featuring her trademark bold prints and artistic designs. We loved her use of body-skimming sheer fabrics and layers, plus her attention to detail and styling with statement accessories (think intricate belts and artsy jewelry) delivers unique, one-of-a-kind looks for the wearer. ...Read more.