ESPADRILLES FOR SUMMER

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Nothing screams summer like a pair of espadrilles. The espadrille has been around for centuries maybe even thousands of years. This light sandal, made with jute rope or braided hemp and with linen fabric, comes from Spain. Its name is derived from “esparto” which is a kind of plant that was originally burned then braided to make the soles. The Continue Reading

LONG WEEKEND SALES

What better way to kick off the unofficial start of summer than with a few Memorial Day sales?  Happy Shopping. Enjoy the long weekend, friends! Madewell: IN STORES & ONLINE: EXTRA 30% OFF ALL SALE STYLES WITH CODE OHYES J. Crew: EXTRA 30% OFF ALL SALE STYLES  and 25 % OFF PACKING PICKS WITH CODE PACKME Barneys Warehouse EXTRA 30% OFF Continue Reading

WISE WORDS FROM SANDRA BULLOCK

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The Class of 2014 at Warren Easton High School in New Orleans will never forget their commencement speaker!  Sandra Bullock made a surprise appearance at the group’s graduation, delivering an inspiring speech. Since Hurricane Katrina, she has donated hundreds of thousands of dollars to help rebuild the heavily damaged school.  In addition, she Continue Reading

THE ROW HITS LA

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Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen - two of my absolute  fashion faves- opened The Row's first flagship store on Melrose Avenue on Tuesday. It will be home to the designers' high-end luxury label, which they co-founded in 2006.  Below are some pictures of the stunning space and here is a link to a WSJ feature on the ladies. Continue Reading