Jul
28
2014
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Setting the Mood: Hats Off
Written by: admin | Setting the Mood

hat fashion editorialMy mom looks fantastic in a hat.  Any kind.  You name it- from bonnet to bucket- she works the look.  She probably should have been British or born in the mid 18th century.  Fortunately for me, I inherited that trait along with her side stitch inducing humor (am I right?).  In this sizzling summer heat, you may not intuitively reach for a hat, but they are one more step in the right direction towards sun damage defense (more on that here).  In addition to shielding you from the sun’s UV rays, they also prove to be a fantastic way to hide a bad hair day (as witnessed here).eugenia kim fedora sensi studio(from top down): Rag & Bone Leather Trimmed Wool Felt Fedora, Karl Lagerfeld Number 7 Baseball Cap, Sensi Studio Adrian Toquilla Straw Panama Hat,Eugenia Kim Max Feather Trimmed Rabbit Felt Fedora

xx,

WhyDid

 

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May
27
2014
2


Setting the Mood: Beauty Sleep
Written by: WhyDid | Setting the Mood

fashion-sleeping-beautyFun fact: I’m narcoleptic.  Okay, maybe not clinically speaking, but show me a pillow and I’ll show you a coma.  I’m probably one of four people who has ever fallen asleep in Las Vegas… at a nightclub… with a giant costumed Elmo dancing right above her head.  If I were to be a fairytale princess, I would undoubtedly be Sleeping Beauty.  As a matter of fact, I should be much more beautiful due to the amount of beauty sleep I’ve amassed over the years.  I once had a boyfriend who told me that he was comforted by how restfully I slept.  He thought it meant I had a clear conscience.  Ha.  And while I’ve fallen asleep on dates forcing them to leave their phone numbers on tabloid covers and scraps of  napkin, my narcolepsy has saved me from many a late night pizza delivery.  So, my unpredictable sleep patterns aren’t all bad as long as you don’t mind my snoring.

sleeping-beautyAgent Provocateur Petunia Floral Embroidered RobeMorgan Lane Lanie Sleeping Mask SetKosta Boda Stiletto Shoe PaperweightFashion Fairy Tale Memoirs

xx,

WhyDid

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May
12
2014
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Setting the Mood: The Daisies of Our Lives
Written by: WhyDid | Setting the Mood

daisy duke flowersTruth be told, I don’t care much for daisies.  I often lump them into the same category as carnations, which are the cantaloupe of flowers in my book.  However, there is something quite sunny about a daisy.  And who doesn’t love playing “He Loves Me Not” with the petals?  Honestly, you have a better chance of getting an accurate read from a bud than boy these days.  So when you combine daisies with denim, you’ve got a combination that even Catherine Bach would stamp her seal of approval on.

daisy fashion

 

Moschino Cheap and Chic Daisy Intarsia SweaterEugenia Kim Daisy Embellished Flower Metal HeadbandSimone Rocha Faux Pearl Embellished Satin FlatsAlice + Olivia Earla Cotton Blend Daisy Jacquard Skirt

xx,

WhyDid

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Jan
20
2014
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Setting the Mood: Cake, Cake, Cake, Cake
Written by: WhyDid | Setting the Mood

birthday inspiration boardI love birthdays.  Sure, we share our birthdays with approximately 19 million other people (except for you leap year babies, you’re special), but it certainly is nice to have a day dedicated especially to you.  This is a great time to kick up your heels and get wild with a raucous crew or take a personal day to pamper yourself and maybe spend some time alone.  Whatever your cup of tea may be, there’s nothing wrong with celebrating yourself– just not in a Stassi Schroeder type of way.  I suggest spending at least fifteen minutes of completely quiet time reflecting on your year and being thankful for making it through.  Then pop open a bottle of champagne and do whatever the hell you want… it’s your birthday afterall!  In case you haven’t guessed, today is my special day and in case it slipped your mind and you forgot to purchase something sweet for me, you really can’t go wrong with anything cashmere, diamond clad or lacy… I won’t even be mad it’s late.

birthday-gift-list

Diane Kordas Heartbeat 18kt Rose Gold Diamond NecklaceSaint Laurent Signature Rangers Studded Leather Boots,Donna Karan Oversized Wool and Cashmere Blend Pajama TopDolce & Gabbana Glam Floral Brocade Shoulder BagMimi Holiday by Damaris Bisou Bisou Azure Satin and Lace Bodysuit

Happy birthday to the other 18,999,999 January 20th babies.

xx,

WhyDid

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Jan
13
2014
1


Setting the Mood: Garnet Girl
Written by: WhyDid | Setting the Mood

garnet burgundy oxblood inspiration boardNot only is the garnet January’s gemstone, it also happens to be one of my favorite colors behind black, white and grey and closely followed by ballet pink.  And wouldn’t you know, January just so happens to be my birth month.  The deep red hue most often associated with garnets (did you know they could also be green, yellow, purple, and orange?) is a perfect shade for the chilly winter months.  It looks great in everything from outerwear to accessories to your pouty little lips.  It would appear that I’m not the only fan of the shade as it was quite popular at this year’s Golden Globes.

 oxblood-red-maroon-accessoriesGivenchy Large Antigona Shopping BagLa Perla El Color Rojo Lace and Satin Bra and thong,Valentino Rockstud Leather Bracelet, Rag & Bone Harrow Leather Biker Boots

xx,

WhyDid

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