Friday, January 9, 2015

nye // back in black

 photo DSC_0465_zpsdaca6abe.jpg  photo DSC_0468_zps285221bf.jpg  photo DSC_0474_zpsd0dfae4e.jpg  photo DSC_0503_zps63f73c50.jpg  photo DSC_0504_zps7662e2bb.jpg photo DSC_0509_zpsc159d2f0.jpg  photo DSC_0510_zps869aca19.jpg  photo DSC_0528_zpsd296b04c.jpg  photo DSC_0520_zps24365b92.jpg  photo DSC_0533_zps28ede9a0.jpg

       Outfit Details // Sweater, (old) | Leather Pants, Kirna Zabete for Target | Heels, (old) | Jacket, 
    Forever21 | Bag, Michael Kors | Pom-pom Key Chain, Noel Martin Collection | Rings, Trendz + 
    Porter Lyons //


Photos by Jeanne-Marie Exposito


Ahhhh hello 2015!! I apologize for the lack of content these past couple of months. I'm afraid that work, holiday chaos, and just life in general caught up with me. 

Despite the insanity, I'm happy to say though that this New Year is already off to a lovely start! This past week was arguably the best one of the year. I ended 2014 in jeans and a t-shirt spending time with one of my favorite people. It was perfect. 

As for my outfit, it was one of my traditional all-black looks that featured my favorite winter coat and pair of shiny leather pants (I swear those pants never get old)

Thank you all so much for reading and following along in 2014! I hope your new year is off to a great start! xo



Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Porter Lyons Launch Party : VooDoo Collection

 photo 10731192_718274211582607_8155248645529648060_n_zpse2a7198f.jpg

                            The designer, Ashley and I holding some gators! (Yes, they were real !) 

 photo DSC_0001_zpsa251bf6f.jpg  photo DSC_0005_zpsd746d599.jpg  photo DSC_0007_zps6ec120f7.jpg  photo DSC_0009_zps947f2307.jpg  photo DSC_0011_zps9aa13994.jpg  photo DSC_0006_zps4029e18e.jpg  photo DSC_0013_zpsacbb14b7.jpg  photo DSC_0014_zpsaa3be11d.jpg  photo DSC_0016_zps1f6be0d5.jpg  photo DSC_0018_zpsc939a580.jpg  photo DSC_0019_zps85ccadcf.jpg  photo DSC_0021_zps7d2f4bdc.jpg  photo DSC_0022_zpsc566aac4.jpg  photo DSC_0025_zps6176c0e2.jpg  photo DSC_0044_zps055c6f8e.jpg  photo DSC_0047_zpsc41d9762.jpg  photo DSC_0089_zpsa78d11f9.jpg  photo DSC_0049_zps521fc006.jpg  photo DSC_0062_zpsb6405341.jpg  photo DSC_0067_zps6e3f7170.jpg  photo DSC_0069_zps9aec62a6.jpg  photo DSC_0109_zpsde780eff.jpg

      Outfit Details // Top, Max Studio (similar, here) | Jeans, Forever21 | Bag, Trendz | Heels, (old) 
   Target //


Photos by Carlyn Exposito and Elizabeth Exposito

'' The Voodoo Collection celebrates the mysticism, magic, and expansiveness of the religion, inspired by its permanence in the New Orleans landscape and culture. ''


Let me start off by saying that the launch party for the VooDoo Collection by Porter Lyons was by far, the coolest event I've ever been to. It took place on the rooftop of an apartment complex in the Bywater a couple Saturdays ago. The evening's entertainment consisted of  flame-throwers, tarot card readers, a fortune teller, and a killer red carpet. How many red carpet events have you been to where the props were an alligator, snake, or nutria?! (The snake's mouth wasn't taped shut so I passed.)

As I expected, the entire line was absolutely amazing.  I loved her use of natural/precious stones, darker colored metals, as well as how she incorporated parts of the snakes into her designs. It gave the collection a very spooky and tribal vibe. The Damballah Necklace, Mississippi Snake Ring, and the gold Cobra Drop Earrings were a few of my favorites. 

For my outfit, I stuck to my usual uniform - a black top, distressed denim, and strappy heels.

You can shop all the items that were featured in this post here !! 

Still can't get enough of this mysterious line? Check out some of the other collections, here
You can follow along with the designer on Instagram @porterlyonsdesigns 



Facebook | Tumblr | Bloglovin' | Pinterest | Instagram 





Thursday, October 16, 2014

#TBT : Art For Art's Sake 2014

 photo DSC_1693_zpsbffd4c3c.jpg  photo DSC_1697_zps95530830.jpg  photo DSC_1695_zps2514a9ad.jpg

              With blogger/designer Yael of Madly Yours, Jenny owner of Trendz Boutique, Me 

   photo DSC_1700_zps1ecc542d.jpg photo DSC_1703_zps415e5ca1.jpg  photo DSC_1714_zpscd28aa08.jpg  photo DSC_1707_zpsd8f6f27e.jpg  photo DSC_1705_zps45cdfada.jpg

         Outfit Details // Tank Top, H&M | Jeans, Forever21 (similar here) | Flannel Shirt, Urban    
    Outfitters | Fringe Bag,  TrendzNOLA | Ankle Boots, Forever21 | Rings + Bracelet, TrendzNOLA, 
    Banana Republic, Porter Lyons //


Photos by - Carlyn Exposito


Hey y'all! For today's post I'm throwing it back to a coupe weeks ago during Art For Art's Sake - an event held the first Saturday of October in New Orleans that takes place throughout the Warehouse Arts District and all along Magazine St. 

Art galleries, various boutiques, and shops along Magazine stay open late and usually serve food/drinks and offer shopping specials. Think of it as a giant block party. This year was my first time going and I really enjoyed it! The weather was absolutely perfect and I brought my Dad and sister/blog photographer along with me. Way too much fun.

The first stop was one of my favorite accessory boutiques, Trendz.  My friend/owner Jenny and her Mom track down the trendiest and fashion-forward items to feature in their store and everything is very reasonably priced. I'm (obviously) a hopeless addict. My most recent purchase was the gorgeous fringe purse I'm wearing in the pic above. After that we headed to a few art galleries and a really cool antique shop I'd been dying to check out, Right before we walked in I spotted Bryan Cranston walking by with his wife!! I didn't get a picture with him but but it was so cool! 

I can't wait til next year! In the mean time, I'll be enjoying this fantastic fall weather. 











Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Bib Necklace

 photo DSC_1631_zps60a52d35.jpg  photo DSC_1632_zps992f8a51.jpg photo DSC_1641_zps0d81b553.jpg  photo DSC_1643_zps5f90d65d.jpg  photo DSC_1656_zps87164754.jpg  photo DSC_1649_zps1c68d751.jpg  photo DSC_1636_zpsecb488f2.jpg

        Outfit Details // White Tank, Forever21 | Jeans, Forever21 | Boots, Target | Bib Necklace (only $20 !) + Rings, c/o TrendzNOLA //
                                                               

Photos by Jeanne-Marie Exposito 

I'm obsessed with these jeans. Anyone who knows me knows that I can't resist a great looking pair of skinny jeans. (especially ones with fantastic details) I love the unexpected amount of edge they add to an outfit. For this look I styled them with a basic loose-fitting white tank, this gorgeous bib-necklace, and beige ankle boots.  I'm really loving statement accessories this Fall! 


Sorry for the lack of posts recently, this little blog is undergoing some site changes (shhh!) Stay tuned! xo

You can also stay updated with my most recent outfits and snapshots on Instagram.