Thursday, July 24, 2014

Dog Shopping in Our Real Life

It was during one of those really great shopping trips that I found FOUND. After expressing our new found love of our dog's accessory to them, we were so grateful to the people of Found My Animal for sending over a few choice photos to share with my readers. Even when it comes to the pooches, I highly recommend for you to shop smart. Handcrafted, unique and beautiful are a few ways to describe this brand out of Brooklyn.

Check out the latest from the family blog and how this premium brand has brought us some Real Life Salvation.

Shop the entire collection here.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 & "Couture By The Numbers"

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Couture Fashion Week 2014 has come to an end and by definition this is the height of fashion for the world. The rigidity of the couture world calls for big ideas and big numbers alike. There was rumored to be a pregnant bride and almost 300,000 sequins involved.
Click here for a quick review of some vital stats from the couture shows. 

Do you see this Valentino dress here?
It's Roman-esque and it is breathtaking. Handcrafted details and fabric that you could live in. Forever. Check out the entire Valentino review and slideshow via

Monday, July 21, 2014

Jill Main for The Manos

What is the official requirement of smart dressing in the winter? LAYER. It is that simple. Multiple layers of a good quality, insulating material that will lock-in the heat. Merino is the best of the best and while you must insulate your core and top to truly bottle in the heat, let's accessorize a bit. Winter dressing doesn't have to mean drudgery. These handmade Jill Main mitts are the perfect addition to the winter wardrobe. I, as seen below cannot get enough. I suffer from seriously cold hands and these have been the acquisition of a lifetime. It feels like a Game of Thrones winter where it may or may not last for generations. My mitts protect against the winds and wet days that chill me to the bone. Another luxurious layer to 
I purchased mine from Ballantynes in the Cashel St. Mall and another pair from The Canterbury Museum

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Sunday, July 13, 2014

On Trend and On Trend: Skulls + Blazer

Here is a quick glimpse of a few skulls I spotted. This is a custom blazer made in New Zealand. The fabric was beautiful and there was notable craftsmanship that all had to be appreciated. 

You only get a quick glimpse of the blazer because that's all I was able to have. Sorry. It passed by me in a very crowded sea of people but I was able to snap two shots, cop a feel of the threads and move right along. It was way too cool to pass up considering the on trend blazer and skulls paired to perfection so get inspired and enjoy.

Tuesday, July 8, 2014


Here are some select choices from our latest Instagram feed. We've been busy shopping and eating with the family so there are shots from all those angles plus some. Enjoy. 

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Best From The Met

The infamous Met Gala was held last week and though other brawling events from the ball will go down in this year's history book, this is said to be the largest charitable event in New York City. The white tie event (note: long, formal gowns for women; tails for men) is held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York to benefit The Costume Institute and coincides with the opening of their annual fashion exhibit. Visiting the galleries as a child was the perfect atmosphere to inspire my creativity let alone the dramatic front stairway that lead up to the museum entryway. Serving as the night's backdrop, the museum plays host to a deluge of stars, designers and art lovers amongst others from all around the world. The theme was Charles James: Beyond Fashion. James was known as "America's first courturier" and stood out for his highly structured aesthetic. Hence our choice of attendees below. They stuck to the theme and stood out all the same.
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