When #BabySpice meets #SportySpice… with @Nike @Storets @JCrew @Revlon

This is a first for me. I am not a sneaker girl unless I am going to the gym. But recently, I injured my ankle with too many skips of the rope and am stuck with flats for a bit. The doctor recommended sneakers as my best bet so I decided to heed his advice. So, I have been embracing the sneaker trend and I’ll tell you, my feet are really happy about it.

In this cold weather,  I really am missing any resemblance of spring. I’d be happy with just 20 more degrees and a small bud growing for the trees. I think that’s why I’ve been really wearing a lot of pink. Or maybe, it’s because I’m working on a vampire mini-series so black while always a classic, could use a bit of a break in my closet. No matter the reason, here I am with a popping pink lip and pale pink pants and pink details on my sneakers…all with a messy braid that was a really nice french braid when I left the house of a rat’s nest when I left my Invisalign consult. Enjoy it either way.

Also, check out those sweet nails Marchesa for Revlon.

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Sneaker: Nike Pants: J. Crew Cafe Capri Coat: Storets

 

 

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#Goldilocks & #JeanShopping with @JBrandJeans #FindingThePerfectPair

You know the story of Goldilocks. She goes through and has to try every bowl of porridge and the beds before she finds her perfect one. Well, jean shopping is kind of like that but worse. I can’t think of anything more utterly time consuming, stressful, and overwhelming (well, other than planning your wedding) than jean shopping. I go to a big department store. Bergdorf Goodman being the store of choice. I search for a sales person but honestly, I just read Lauren Conrad’s Denim Guide so I must be set. I’m pretty much a Denim Guru. According to her, I can wear almost any cut, but boot cut will be the most flattering. How many pairs do you have to try on to find the perfect one? Do you want a straight leg, a skinny pair, a cigarette leg, wait is that the same as the straight leg? Are boot cuts completely out? Cause I swear I saw Jessica Alba in a pair.

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My size? I never really know until I try them on. Yeah, I know every brand is different…Thanks, for bringing me all these options. You’re right, I won’t know unless I try all the fits. Well, I’m petite but I’m an hourglass. Nope. These don’t work. If it fits in the thighs/butt then it doesn’t fit in the waist. Yeah, I know, Kim Kardashian and I have the same problem. I never knew she tailored all of her jeans to fit better in the waist. Okay, let’s try down a size. Yeah, that really did help.

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Okay, I think I’ve found the right pair. Great. Oh? What wash do I want it in? The blue kind. Oh, you have 9 different types of washes in blue. No, that fade right there makes my thighs look bigger. Do you have plain? Great. Stitching? So this color has three different color stitching options. How about something simple? Okay. Awesome, just blue on blue.

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Now, I need to test drive them. I need to know I can do the most important functions in them.

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Well, I can’t arabesque in these so that’s not going to work.

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Oh, these let me do my best Miley impersonation. This might be a winner.

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But these allow me to philosophize the meaning of life and what pastels are missing from my closet (way to get into my head, Harper’s Bazaar).

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But I think I need to go back to these because they allow me to bend down like a lady.

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Yes, yes, these will do.

In the end, I ate all the porridge (making it harder to fit into my jeans) then laid in every bed (quite the workout), even tried to convince my stylist to let me have Blake Lively’s hair color and found that the only one that was just right was made by tried and true, J. Brand Jeans. I ended up with the Photo Ready Skinny Leg and like they say, when you find a basic that works for you and you love, buy many. Bye, bye credit card limit. It was nice knowing you but even better knowing sweet, sweet denim comfort.

#Grainy and #Homey with @storets @earnestsewn @zara

I feel like we were lied to by mother nature. We had one beautiful day then it was back to freezing cold weather. Will and I ended up walking around all day and eventually lost all the good light so we decided to shoot in our favorite place. Our bedroom. I love our walls and I love siting on our radiator. I know that sounds strange but it’s just a beauty, warm little corner in the apartment we made a home. You really have to appreciate that.

On Saturday night, we had people over for a dinner party where Will made a lovely curry and I sat around and thought, this is my home. People were there and it was full of life. Everyone who came brought a bottle of wine (we had a lot of french speakers so obviously they brought wine) and we drank far too much of it which led to a headlining group performance of the Cell Block Tango. It was wonderful. It made me appreciate this home so much more.

Anyway, back on this outfit. I was missing my one of a kind Earnest Sewn jeans. I love the paint and marbled effect. It’s so unique. Check out the look and tell me about what trend you want to try. I’m here to give advice.

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#Sundays at #THEMET with @Topshop @Storets @ZaraOfficial and #Vintage

Sunday, I went to The Met with my family. It was one of those days where I thought I was wearing something really simple and a really simple cat eye but then I look over the pictures and thought, why the fuck do I look like I’m trying to be Elizabeth Taylor in Cleopatra.

Overall, maybe less make-up? I think so. But Sundays are always pleasant at The Met except for all the tourist.

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#PinkisTheNewBlack wearing @JBrandJeans @Uniqlo @Storets @Rayban @TheFryeCompany

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I had the most wonderful Valentine’s Day in the whole world. It started with breakfast in bed then a day of couple massages and facials. Afterwards, we had a nice dinner and then went to the Kings of Leon. We capped off the Night at The Top of The Standard where I got to see the Empire State building all lit up in pink. I went downstairs to The Standard Grill where I got to see old friends and eat some Banoffee Pie (minus the crust). This outfit is what I wore during the day before the concert.

I went with a kind of Bardot inspired hair with a pink bow and a balanced the super girl touches with motorcycle boots and a dark lip.

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Boots: Fyre Jeans: J. Brand Coat: Storets Sweater: Uniqlo Sunglasses: Limited Edition NYC Subway Map Raybans