06/01/2009 - 07/01/2009Bostonista: 06/01/2009 - 07/01/2009

Saturday, July 4, 2009

Happy Birthday America! (And Malia Obama!)

Happy Fourth of July!
I hope you're all having a great day so far!
Enjoy the fireworks tonight and remember to stay safe!
Also, a very happy 11th birthday to one of America's most stylish girls...
First Daughter Malia Obama!!!
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Man, I love those girls! And how cute is little Sasha in this picture?!

Thursday, July 2, 2009

A Model Moment: Coco & The Vogue Beauty Closet

Style.Com has a cute piece about Coco Rocha raiding their beauty closet. She literally just helped herself to whatever she wanted in the alphabetized, beauty addict's heaven. But who can blame her?! I thought I liked her new dark hair but, in this picture at least, it really washes her out.

Speaking of models hanging out at magazines Teen Vogue welcomed Chanel Iman to their infamous fashion closet. Chanel actually helped out the interns with organizing the closet rather than stocking up on basics.
She's too adorable!

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Tuesday, June 30, 2009

The September Issue Trailer

I can't wait!!!!!

A Celebrity Moment: Keira Knightly For Chanel

A first look at Keira Knightley's newest ad campaign for Chanel's Coco Mademoiselle!
I like the look of this one much more than her previous shoot for them although I'll always adore the television commercial they shot with it.
Do you think Keira is still a "Chanel" face or should Karl have moved on to another "It" girl this season?

Fashion on a Budget

Love the Ella T-Strap sandals by Pour la Victoire but hate the $225 price tag?
Me too!
That is why I was so excited to see this similar style on ASOS for only $51.30!
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It is missing the zipper detailing and doesn't come in a blue but otherwise it almost perfectly recreates the style of the significantly more expensive Pour la Victoires. I think I actually prefer the ASOS version!

Monday, June 29, 2009

Snakes Are Only Good For One Thing--Accessories!

It may seem a little weird or morbid but I really love this vial of snake bones necklace from LondonsGate on Etsy.

Yes, those really are tiny snake bones and yes, I really would wear them around my neck.

Hey, at least I wouldn't wear a vial of my husband's blood around my neck like Angelina Jolie!

Just Live Your Life

Teen Voguer Carlos Lopez made a tribute video to all of his friends a few months ago and damn does he have some fabulous friends! Keep your eyes out for Olsens, Trainas, Ronsons, and Nicole Richie! Why isn't my life that glamorous?!

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

The Girl In The Green Scarf...

I will definitely be buying Confessions of a Shopaholic on DVD today. It is my favorite "guilty pleasure" movie and was treated really unfairly by critics and audiences when it was released in February. Isla Fisher is adorable and the film ends up having a really nice message. You should rent it for a girl's night in!

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Lanvin Resort 2010

My favorite Resort 2010 collection is from Alber Elbaz. I think it is the perfect embodiment of everything a resort collection should be. Colorful, sexy, and travel friendly without being tasteless. I loved that I could picture a specific city and different dances with each different look. They were vibrant, detailed and fun with lots of excellent capsules and accessories that are sure to sell out of stores quickly. As a whole the collection is nothing short of delightful!

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How hilarious is that background, btw?!

Monday, June 22, 2009

ModCloth Review

I ordered these adorable lace up sandals from ModCloth yesterday and I can't wait for them to arrive! I kind of just discovered ModCloth and they have the cutest things for summer at super reasonable prices! My shoes were only $34.99 and just under $40 when I added in the shipping fee! As you know, I have a super limited budget so it was exciting to get a pair of cute shoes that I felt like I could actually afford!
But now that I've looked around the website my budget might not get very far because there are so many things that I want!


(there is also a great bikini version!)

They even have a page of one of a kind vintage pieces! So if you want some cute, inexpensive pieces this summer that you won't see on anyone else I definitely recommend ModCloth.

In The City Of Blinding Lights

Lanvin Resort 2010

If I were spending the day walking around Paris this is the outfit I would be wearing.

3.1 Phillip Lim Resort 2010

It's hard for me to resist any collection with a white, lace mini dress. I would get married in one if I didn't think it would give mommy dearest a heart attack. 
Phillip Lim told Style.Com that his woman for the 2010 resort season is a "pirate!" But she's more than that too...she's the coolest girl at the music festival and the most stylish woman in the office. 
Rolled hem shorts and lingerie elements stood out but the jumpsuit was still present, proving it may be less "trend" and more of a new classic. 

I think model Tabea Koebach was the perfect choice for the look book but Tallulah Morton looks a little bit too scary for this particular collection. 

Sunday, June 21, 2009

I Know It's Been A While But I'm Glad You Came

I'm sorry that I've neglected you guys! I've had a weird two weeks between lots of issues at my day job and computer problems. First we lost our Internet and I was relaying on my phone--which is great for texting but not so great for blogging or any kind of web stuff at all. And then my laptops hard drive completely crashed. I found out (after a very long and frustrating trip at the Apple store) that the hard drive had failed and I lost everything. I hadn't backed up in like two months and I never back up my music. I don't know if you've ever lost everything off of your computer but it is weirdly emotionally draining.

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Anyway, moving on to some house keeping, I've changed my links a little bit. Blogs & Links from the Boston area are now listed under "Boston You're My Home" while the rest of the links are still found under "So This Is Love".  If you're one of my links and I've put you in the wrong category please let me know so I can fix it. 

I have to send a huge thank you to everyone (especially Mima and Christina) at Ann Taylor Loft who sent me a stunning necklace this past week.

Isn't it just lovely? I really like the double strands and the substantial main stone. Very pretty!

Then the lovely Victoria from TJX sent me a wonderful surprise from both T.J. Maxx & Marshalls! A very sweet silver and crystal necklace from T.J.'s and a beautiful Maurizio Tauiti leather bag from Marshalls!

It's very delicate and just great for an every day necklace!

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The Italian leather is so incredibly soft I'm almost afraid to put anything into the bag for fear of stretching it! But it is a great casual summer day bag and I just love the orange lining!
So another huge thank you to Victoria & everyone at TJX for the lovely surprise!

I only have four more days of work left until I'm on summer vacation so I can promise that I'll be much better about updating and keeping in touch from now on!

Friday, June 5, 2009

Is there anyone cooler than Nicole Richie??

No. There isn't!
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