Archive for August 2012

Celebrity Crush: Jessica Stroup

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

To go along with my 90210 kick that I have been on lately, I wanted to feature Jessica Stroup as my latest Celebrity Crush. She's so naturally gorgeous and has wicked style on and off set.


Jessica Stroup: Actress

Born in Anderson, South Carolina on October 23, 1986
Now residing in Los Angeles, California
Started acting in 2005 for a kids show on Nickelodeon, and is best known for her role as "Erin Silver" on the hit show 90210

 
 
  

And is there not a crazy similarity between her and Kelly Framel from The Glamourai?

Images via: Google/JessicaStroup/Images
Text via: Wikipedia

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Fall inspiration '12: Planet Blue

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

You have to join me in drooling over this amazing shoot by Plant Blue. I am obsessed with their lookbooks and wish I could pull off every look like these gorgeous girls do. It even tempts me to dye my hair some crazy colour. Doesn't it look sick?


Images via: Planet Blue

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Outfit: Summer maxi

Monday, August 27, 2012

I know it's been a while since I've posted an outfit so here's a few photos of one of my favourite summer maxi dresses. Figured I'd sneak it in there before the summer is over. A few things I've been trying lately: lipstick, natural hair, and boho outfits. What do you think?

 Dress: Costa blanca/ Lipstick: Clinique

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Wedding Guest

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Pardon my absence for the past few weeks. Things have been busy with work, personal life, and weddings!
I thought I would start catching you up with some photos from one of the weddings we attended. We left early and flew down to Ottawa, ON (Canada) a few weeks ago for my husband's cousins wedding. It was a great time and so fun to be able to wear some of my indian outfits. I wore a blue saree in the morning, and the black for the reception.

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Ceremony
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 Reception
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Fashion legend: Iris Apfel

Thursday, August 2, 2012

Iris Apfel was born August 29, 1921 in Astoria, Queens, New York
She is an American businesswoman, interior designer, and fashion icon.
She studied art history at New York University and attended art school at the University of Wisconsin. As a young woman, Apfel worked for Women's Wear Daily and for interior designer Elinor Johnson. She also was an assistant to illustrator Robert Goodman.

In 1948, she married Carl Apfel. Two years later they launched the textile firm Old World Weavers and ran it until they retired in 1992. During this time, Iris Apfel took part in several design restoration projects, including work at the White House for nine presidents: Truman, Eisenhower, Nixon, Kennedy, Johnson, Carter, Reagan, and Clinton. Apfel still consults and lectures about style and other fashion topics at the University of Texas at Austin.                         {source}

Presently, Iris has a makeup collection with MAC, she is working on glasses for Eye-Bobs, is on Home Shopping and on YOOX. {1}

 The originator of colour blocking
 

Iris and her 97 year old sweetie, Carl Apfel, who have been married for 63 years!
 
 "Fortunately, my husband likes grey hair." "We use the same perfume." {2}
(Are you dying over this adorable couple as much as I am?! They wear the same perfume!)
 

"I think you can be attractive at any age. I think trying to look like a spring chicken when you’re not makes you look ridiculous." {3}
 

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Exploring our city

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

My husband and I don't get very many weekends together, so we took advantage of this beautiful day and explored some new, and some familiar parts of Toronto.


Old Mill - Toronto

Kensington Market

Outfit details: T-shirt & Pants: American Eagle/ Bag: Danier leather

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