Her catwalk is the sidewalk.
Her catwalk is the sidewalk.

Posts from — January 2012

Can’t Touch This

Drop-crotch jeans. Even the name is cringe-worthy.

What made retailers like Oak NYC buy these bizarre britches?

That’s hot…not.

Good news ~ looks like the droopy denim is on its way out, not that it was ever “in”.  Oak has since slashed prices in half, most likely in an effort to purge the surplus in storehouses right now.

Until then, Hammertime.

January 31, 2012   No Comments

Stars are Sparkling Tonight

The stars were sparkling on the Red Carpet tonight at the SAG Awards! Here are my quick picks, darlings…

Kyra Sedgwick sizzles in a red Pucci cutaway gown.

Jessica Chastain in custom Calvin Klein Collection azure silk crepe bustier dress, with $2.5 million in Harry Winston sparklers.

 Sofia Vergara is gorgeous in raspberry pink Marchesa.

 Julie Bowen is pretty in hot pink ~ Temperley dress, Martin Katz jewels, Christian Louboutin heels, and a Judith Leiber clutch.

 Octavia Spencer in an opal grey Tadashi Shoji gown with a draped front. Love the pretty piled-high bun!

 Julianna Margulies lets her hair down in a beautiful embroidered dove grey Calvin Klein gown and Marcy Miller earrings.

Michelle Williams in Valentino dress, Roger Vivier Cage sandals, Lanvin bag, and Fred Leighton jewels. Love her and love Valentino.

 Zoe Saldana is lovely as always in a delicate Givenchy Haute Couture dress, Guiseppe Zanotti shoes, Tiffany jewels and a Givenchy clutch.

 Rose Byrne in Elie Saab ~ love that she went against the grain and sported a sassy, sparkly jumpsuit with her new supercute bangs. J’adorbs!

Shaun Robinson in fetching & feminine fuchsia ~ one of my fave frocks of the evening!

Bonne nuit, mes chéris!

January 29, 2012   No Comments

Bling of the Ball

“The only thing that separates us from the animals is our ability to accessorize.” ~Clairee Belcher, Steel Magnolias


Accessories really can make (or break) an outfit!  Especially when the outfit is a formal floor-sweeping gown fit for a rawther fancy white tie affair, à la the Academy of Music’s 155th Anniversary Concert and Ball (invitation courtesy of my lovely sis!).

My frock was strapless so I opted for statement earrings sans necklace, and plenty of blingy bangles and a couple cocktail rings. Here was my selection of choices for sparkle & shine successories for the evening, lovelies…

So after some fizzy sips of this bubbly it became clear,

That I would choose these glittery chandeliers for my ears…

Then after the concert with Yannick & his Orchestra, Yo-Yo Ma, and Diana Krall ~ guests got their dance on when the chandelier was transformed to a disco ball.

A magical & musical evening was had by all!


January 28, 2012   No Comments

Make an Entrance

I’m off to sparkle & shine with my fabulous sister at the Academy Ball,  lovelies! Bon weekend!

 I could have danced, danced, danced… all night!



January 27, 2012   No Comments

Little Darling…

“Those who bring sunshine into the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves.”  ~James M. Barrie

As the creator of the sprightly and spunky Peter Pan, James Barrie knew a thing or two about brightening up the lives of others. So did Sir Paul, little darlings, who sang about the sun bringing smiles to our faces in my fave ditty. Pantone appreciates the sartorial side of sunshine, naming Solar Power yellow as one of its colors for the Spring 2012 palette ~  and yours truly has been enamored of the happy hue, ever since I was une petite fille…

So say hello to yellow and take a peek at some stylish & sunny treats…


1.    John Lewis Peter Pan collar blouse (I love a Peter Pan collar!)

2.    Barney’s NY glittens

3.    Brian Atwood Ariane Espadrille wedge

4.    Casablanca lemon lanterns, Z Gallerie

5.    Crate & Barrel Zest Margarita glass

6.    Pillows by Chloe & Olive on Etsy

7.    Fornash Dotti Bangle

8.    Nike Half-Zip running top

9.    Juicy Couture sport watch

10.   Ada Collection leather sash belt, SMU

11.   Kate Spade Glossy Garden necklace

12.   Hanky Panky Low-Rise lace thong

13.   Kate Spade “Chit Chat” iPhone case ~ cute as all get out.

14.   Kate Spade Sweet Zinnia chandeliers

15.   Hunter Wellies

16.   Sperry sequin boat shoe

17.   Kate Spade sailor stripe scarf

18.   Kate Spade taxi mittens

19.   Fornash Gecko bangle

20.   Pop Phone by Native Union (c’est une genius!)

21.   Urban Outfitters Ziggy Chair

22.   Tory Burch Ella tote

23.   West Elm Modernist bowl

24.   Zara tiered dress

25.   Crate & Barrel  Zest pitcher

Happy weekend!


January 27, 2012   No Comments