Style Resolution for the New Year: Try Out Neon Yellow in 2012

    Polyvore was conducting a contest asking contestants to try something new in 2012.  Mainly, they wanted the contestants to step outside their comfort zone. I took the contest as an opportunity to play around with neon yellow.  I am big fan of all the other neon colors, but I have never worn neon … Read more

Wear White is for Peace in the New Year

White is the most popular color choice for New Year’s Eve in Brazil. If you search google images of Brazil New Years Eve, you will find a plethora of photo showing hundred of people on the beach in white on New Year’s Eve. In the Southern Hemisphere, New Year’s Eve is in the summer. I … Read more

J.Crew Glitter Spectator Flats

Even though I was not feeling well, I managed to muster up the energy to hit Boca Town Center on Monday.  I nearly cleared out J.Crew of all their sale items.  One of my favorite finds were these hidden heel spectator flats. The toe and heel have  black glitter and the cream leather is very soft. Also, added bonus for … Read more

OOTD Racer Back Vest with Purse Jeans

  As I was packing for my trip to Barcelona, I threw together a few fall outfits that are work really well together. I did not get to wear them all on my trip, but they are now in my fall rotation.  Here, I am wearing my tan motorcycle boots by MIA.  The purple jeans are from Gloria Vanderbilt. My mom bought … Read more

Holiday Nail Polish Adventure

For most of my life, I have been wearing pale pink or nude nail polish on my fingernails and reserving all the fun colors for my toes.  After seeing fashionista everywhere online embrace color and design, I decided to give some color a try.  I chose a hunter green and topped it off with light … Read more

OOTD Holiday Plaid

Cashmere Sweaters by Ralph Lauren Black Label

OOTD: Analogous Color Blocking

Today I am trying out some color blocking using analogous colors: green and blue.  They sit next to each other on the color wheel and match really well.  I am wearing Nine West tan boots over Volcom Teal Cords.  My cable knit sweater is from Banana Republic. I am wearing the Pomander necklace from Jewelmint.  To … Read more

DIY Modern Christmas Centerpiece

[sugar_slider id=”17″] Christmas décor to me can seem generic to me. So, I decided to make my own decorations.  Surprisingly, no glitter was involved.  I picked up a reindeer figurine from Good Will for $2.00 and decide to make it more modern by using a little paint. Ingredients Figurine Silver Spray Paint Sand Paper Gloves … Read more

Lace Dress from Holiday Party to Weekend Wear

The modest top lace dress is the hottest thing to wear to holiday party this season.  I am huge fan because this dress you can wear it to a holiday event with party shoes and then wear it shopping with some beige motorcycle boots.    SHOP THIS LOOK  The Art of Gifting by aprilgolightly featuring … Read more

Purple Jeans and Denim Button-Down

Today we headed up to Monserrat.  It is a little colder than Barcelona so I decided to do some serious layering.  I am wearing purple jeans with a white stretch long sleeve scoop-neck shirt.  Layered over the white shirt is a button down dark denim from Banana Republic.  For the cold moments, I added a … Read more

Barcelona in a Velvet Jacket and Polka Dot Shorts

Another lovely day in Barca (that is what the Catalan’s call it here) with amazing weather and art by Antoni Gaudi.  Today we saw the Sagrada Familia that is perpetually under construction as it was never finished by Mr. Gaudi.  Apparently, there are been a ton of recent improvements. I would not know about these improvements as … Read more

Gifts Ideas for Me from My Man’s Family

A few days ago, my fiance and I both received emails from his parents asking what the other person wants for Christmas.  It is a genius strategy that cuts down on after-Christmas-returns.  I decided to make my wish list pretty by using Polyvore. Bonus! Polyvore is hosting a contest for these wish lists. Constructing a … Read more