The Fall 2018 collections are an impressive mix of classics like plaid, animal prints, and tailored suiting -- indicative of our strong women’s empowerment movement that’s happening right now. However, these classics have undergone a modern transformation fueled by a love of '80s maximalism and designers have added a luxe twist to everything from ready-to-wear to accessories. As a result, we’re seeing an abundance of faux fur, metallics (especially silver), high gloss (aka patent leather), ruffles, embellishments, and designer logos. To sum up the mood, it’s all about balancing the strong and powerful with the ...Read more.
I love Kendra Scott. Her and her jewelry. Kendra is one inspiring woman, entrepreneur and mom. And, if you aren't familiar with her story, it's a good one. She started her jewelry business when she was a 19-year-old new mom with $500 in her spare bedroom and grew it into the billion-dollar company it is today. Kendra runs the business by the values of "Family, Fashion & Philanthropy," and believes firmly that family (her family and every employees') must come first. This resonates throughout the company along with giving back to the community. (To hear more from Kendra herself, watch my interview with her from a few ...Read more.
It doesn't seem like long ago I was anxiously awaiting her birth. Like most first-time moms, I was worried about knowing when I was supposed to go to the hospital, or what to watch for if something wasn't right and I needed medical attention. It was the birthing class for parents at the hospital that put me over the edge. Granted, they give you a lot of helpful information, but it seriously drove my anxiety up a few levels. In part due to my anxiety and in part due to my doctor wanting to take the weekend off I think, I ended up going in to be induced the day before my due date, which turned into 18 hours of labor and ...Read more.