Broderie

Before we get into Broderie…Shopbop just added new inventory to sale like this LOVESHACK mini, Xirena dress, and Rebecca Taylor mini. To shop all NEW sale click here.

Broderie white blouses have been a constant theme throughout the Summer. It’s so simple yet elegant paired with denim and slides. Some favorites below.

  1. Lucia Top Rebecca Minkoff, $168.
  2. Free People Letters to Juliet Top Shopbop, $78.
  3. Ganni Cotton Poplin Top Nordstrom, $145 additional sizing here.
  4. Embroidered Mockneck Top J Crew, $98.
  5. Topshop Ruffle Long Sleeve Top Nordstrom, $68.
  6. Short Sleeve Lace Detail Farm Rio, $100.
  7. Dahlia Top Reformation, $128.
  8. Ulla Johnson Lily Blouse Revolve, $445.
  9. Ulla Johnson Adelaide Eyelet Trim Blouse Nordstrom, $325 Top in 2nd pic.
  10. BB Dakota Eyelet Top Shopbop, $40.

Love the above with this AGOLDE mini, McQueen Sneakers , Aquazzura sling backs, and this Rue de Verneuil Wool Boucle Bag (❤️).

Photo: Jessie Bush We The People

Yes White Dress

Say yes to the white dress! There’s no denying the white dress trend looming this season.

  1. Marabella Dress Reformation, $248. Dress in the above pic.
  2. Veronica Beard Trail Dress Intermix, $258.
  3. Doen Georgia Lace Dress Net-a-Porter, $245.
  4. Ruffled Cotton Dobby Midi & Other Stories, $119.
  5. Ulla Johnson Claribel Dress Net-a-Porter, $425.
  6. A.L.C. Sidelle Dress Shopbop, $425.
  7. Juliet Dunn Cotton Midi Dress Matches Fashion, $343.
  8. Innika Choo Madonna Mini Dress Matches Fashion, $398.
  9. Madewell Button Front Tank Dress Nordstrom, $110 additional sizing here.

Photo: @parisinfourmonths Carin Olsson

Pinkalicious

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I’ve gotten a lot of requests from friends and clients for comfortable cotton dresses for their Summer travels. I love this one by Banjanan. It’s a light weight cotton voile wrap dress that packs really well. It will transition from the beach to the streets.

Sale Alert! The Nordstrom Half Yearly Sale is still going strong. Lots of Ulla Johnson markdowns. Check them out here.

  1. Banjanan Mercy Dress Anthropologie, $375. Also love the Green Mercy Dress Moda Operandi, $375 and Isa Smocked Midi Dress Anthropologie, $275. Banjanan
  2. Ulla Johnson Lia Bag Net-A-Porter, $248. On sale!
  3. Sheer Lip Stick Beauty Counter, $32. All natural sheer lip stick.
  4. Anni Lu Pearl Bracelet Farfetch, $53.
  5. Emme Parsons Paloma Slide Goop, $435. If you’re looking for a more polished Birkenstock type sandal I love these Studded Isabel Marant ones.

MOM

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2019 Mother’s Day Gift Guide

  1. J. Crew Vintage Short Sleeve Pajama Set J. Crew, $89.50 Monogram Available and 40% off with code GETITGET.
  2. Gucci Ophidia iPhone X Folio Crossbody Case Nordstrom, $790 also like Gucci Transparent Convertible Bag Nordstrom, $890.
  3. Andrea Fohrman Enamel Initial Necklace YLANG, $1520 also like Retrouvai Mini Turquoise Compass Necklace YLANG, $770.  Not pictured above Rose Gold Effy Panther Necklace Off Fifth, $630 70% off.
  4. Ariel Gordon Heart Catch 14k Yellow Gold Cuff Goop, $1,395  & Ariel Gordon Ruby Cherry Bomb Earrings Shopbop, $435.
  5. Platter and Board Amazon, $16.95. Casual spreads for everyday occasions.
  6. Roxanne Assoulin Set of Three Enamel Bracelets Moda Operandi, $235.
  7. Ulla Johnson Althea Maxi Dress Revolve, $395 & Lilian shirt Revolve, $255.
  8. Clare V. Moyen Alice Nordstrom, $250.
  9. Lulu Frost Constellation Necklace Shopbop, $795. Look for less Tai Neiman Marcus, $55.
  10. Mansur Gavriel Lamb Ballet Flats Mansur, $195 Monogram available.
  11. Paravel Mini Duffle Paravel, $255 Monogram available.
  12. Cat Bird Sweet Nothing Earrings Net-A-Porter, $88.
  13. Mini Kitchen Aid Mixer Amazon, $199 Comes with 3.5 quart mixing bowl which is a lot lighter and easier to move around in the kitchen.

Rixo Ready

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  1. RIXO Chanel Blouse Shopbop, $240 also like this blue Ulla Blouse Nordstrom, $255.
  2. Mother Denim Insider Crop Shoot To Thrill Wash Nordstrom, $228 9 3/4 inch rise.
  3. Sun Buddies Greta Sunglasses Need Supply, $165 Sun Buddies has all the Celine shapes for a lot less. Check all the frames out here. They are unisex.
  4. Mansur Gavriel Calf Mini Ocean Tote Mansur, $595 I like that the top handle and crossbody strap are both removable. You can wear it daytime or evening.
  5. Monica Vinader Alta Capture Link Bracelet Nordstrom, $450
  6. Mansur Gavriel Lamb Ballerina Slipper Mansur, $195 These are on my Mother’s Day wish list (monogram available). Sandal version Mansur Lamb Ankle Strap, $395.

Sale Alert – J. Crew is offering 50% off swim today. Some favorites are this one shoulder ruffle (similar pattern to Marysia),Ruffle Bikini, and scalloped ruffle one piece. To check out all the swim click here.


Beige is all the Rage

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  1. IRO Dembey Leather Moto Jacket Nordstrom, $1,495 look for less ALLSAINTS Dalby Jacket Nordstrom, $450.
  2. Chloe Embroidered Leather Zip Card Case Wallet Nordstrom, $310
  3. GOEN.J Midi Skirt Shopbop, $495 also like GOEN.J Asymmetrical Mini Wrap Skirt Shopbop, $345
  4. Ganni Rib Knit Cardigan Net-A-Porter, $235 additional color click here.
  5. ANINE BING Bar Silk Skirt Shopbop, $299 look for less Print Satin Bias Skirt Topshop, $75.
  6. Ulla Johnson Linny Top Shopbop, $375
  7. Natalie Martin Danika Dress Forward, $258 short sleeve version Natalie Martin Kimono Wrap Goop, $185.
  8. Saint Laurent Nu Pied Strappy Sandal Farfetch, $585
  9. Madewell Northside Vintage Tee Ashen Silver Nordstrom, $14.50
  10. Garrett Leight The Hampton Sunglasses Neiman Marcus, $340 also like these.
  11. Acne Musubi Suede Maxi Knotted Suede Bag Net-A-Porter, $1300 also love the Mini Crossbody Bag Nordstrom, $420. Extra Large floppy tote bags were seen all over the streets of Paris Fashion Week.
  12. By Far Tanya Patent Leather Sandal Net-A-Porter, $370 Barely there sandal is another big trend.
  13. Nili Lotan Jeanna Stretch Cotton Twill Pant Net-A-Porter, $325
  14. Short Trench Coat Zara, $69.90 Not pictured above. Trench coats are a huge as well. I like this cropped version.

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Can you Spot the Difference?

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I’m still reeling from the unbelievable Lady Gaga Bradly Copper performance from the Oscars. The jewels, the dress, and the song were on point!

Can you spot the difference? I’ve yet again pulled together some styles that I like with a look for less alternative. (not all items below are in the above pic).

  1. Ulla Johnson Maya Dress Nordstrom, $625 look for less Spell and Gypsy Clementine Dress Shopbop, $240
  2. Alexandre Birman Pink Bow Flat Farfetch, $336 look for less Jeffrey Campbell Atone Bow Slide Shopbop, $60
  3. Staud Moreau Bag Shopbop, $375 look for less String Bucket Bag Topshop, $52
  4. Commes Des Garcons Play All Star Farfetch, $177  look for less Chuck Taylor All Star Denim Love Sneaker Lord and Taylor, $65.
  5. Omaha Sandal Hermes, $650 look for less Stuart Weitzman Cami Sandal Neiman Marcus, $325
  6. Ulla Johnson Brynn Turtleneck Forward, $315 look for less English Factory Turtleneck Ribbed Sweater Shopbop, $78
  7.  Simone Rochas Hoop Earrings Matches Fashion, $242 Shashi Pearl Hoop Earrings Shopbop, $54
  8. Tohum Large Puka Necklace Farfetch, $360 look for less Maison Irem Bandon Gold Plated Shell Necklace Shopbop, $160
  9. LOVESHACKFANCY Jenny Top Top Shopspring, $207 look for less One Sydney Blouse Free People, $108

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Ul la la!

Fresh Fridayt

NYFW kicked off this week. Ulla Johnson’s show was yesterday and I got a sneak peak of the new line on Instagram. Lots of beautiful earth tone colors (gold, saffron, burgundy, cream) and bold prints. Currently loving this Benita Dress by Ulla that I happened to find in stock at Net-A-Porter (sold out at Shopbop and Nordstrom).

  1. Ulla Johnson Benita Dress Net-A-Porter, $395 & Ulla Gaia Ruffled Top Net-A-Porter, $225
  2. Laura Lombardi Mella Hoop Earrings Nordstrom, $75 also LOVE Kristie Le Marque Lightening Bolt Earrings Goop, $250 (just in at Goop).
  3. Marc Jacobs Dew Drops Highlighter Net-A-Porter, $44
  4. Shashi Caroline Gold Shell Bracelet Shopbop, $54 A nice look for less alternate to the Tohum Shell Bracelet.
  5. Nars Satin Lip Pencil Nordstrom, $27 A pencil that goes on like a lipstick.
  6. TKEES Jo Lace Up Sandal Shopbop, $95

Don’t forget to check out my SHOP IT page I just added a bunch of new inventory.

The Scoop at Goop

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  1. Alexandre Birman Clarita Braided Flats Goop, $395 look for less KAANAS Bow Sandal Shopbop, $139.
  2. Sarah Chloe ID Bracelet Goop, $118 also like Ciela Bangle with Diamond, $179
  3. Alexandre Birman Rory Flat Sandal Goop, $495
  4. Ilia Illuminator Goop, $34
  5. The Clean Plate Book Goop, $34
  6. Marysia Mexico Maillot Suit Goop, $345
  7. Ulla Johnson Wade Copper Tie Waist Jean Goop, $315
  8. Juice Beauty Satin Lip Cream Goop, $24
  9. Laura Lombardi Fede Bracelet Goop, $124 and Laura Lombardi Brass Hoop Earrings, $74
  10. Ampersand As Apostrophe Sideways Tote Goop, $594
  11. Entireworld Faded Blue Crewneck Sweatshirt Goop, $78 and Entireworld sleeveless Henley tank Goop, $28 Not pictured above.

 

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Woven

Woven

Natural woven detailing and local artisan pieces take center stage for the Spring Summer season.

  1. Ulla Johnson Lia Tote Shopbop, $375 Hand crocheted from think cotton yarn.
  2. TKEES Jo Sandal Net-A-Porter, $95  Affordable leather gladiator sandals…LOVE!
  3. Marysia Palm Springs Lace Up Suit Net-A-Porter, $365 Extremely flattering one piece swimsuit.
  4. Cesta Collective Lunchpail Moda Operandi, $375 Woven from sisal this bag is inspired by African lunch pails.
  5. Loeffler Randall Eveline Sandal Bergdorf, $225 Simple woven leather sandal.
  6. Lemlem Striped Ruffled Dress Farfetch, $237 (on sale) Check out all Lemlem sale here.
  7. Pippa Holt Fringe Belt Net-A-Porter, $180 this belt looks great with Pippa Holt Embroidered Caftan Dress, $550
  8. Carolina Santo Domingo Corallina Two Tone Raffia Bag Moda Operandi, $575 Woven from raffia this bag has a detachable lucite chain that can be worn crossbody.
  9. Innika Choo Linen Smock Top Farfetch, $189 (on sale) Check out all Innika Choo sale here.
  10. Cult Gaia Alia Leather Mule Net-A-Porter, $325
  11. Sensi Studio Grosgrain Panama Hat Net-A-Porter, $160 Made by local artisans out of  toquilla straw.
  12. Madewell Tri Tassel Earrings Shopbop, $25
  13. Ulla Johnson Netta Sandals Shopbop, $350 Comfortable woven leather sandal with pom pom detail.

Can you Spot the Difference?

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Can you spot the difference? It’s hard to tell with so many designer look-alike pieces out there in the market place. I’ve pulled together some styles with almost identical look for less alternatives.

  1. Ulla Johnson Brie Dress Forward, $995 look for less Free People Yesica Maxi Dress Shopbop, $128
  2. LOVE SHACK FANCY Lorelei Dress Shopbop, $325 look for less Free People Sydney Mini Dress Shopbop, $148
  3. Nili Lotan Sedella Faux Fur Coat Shopbop, $1,395  look for less Short Faux Fur jacket  & Other Stories, $149 (also love brown color way)
  4. Christian Louboutin Eloise Flat Nordstrom, $575 look for less Sam Edelman Sally Flat Nordstrom, $99.95
  5. Apiece Apart Vera Eyelet Ruffle Shopbop, $295 look for less Free People Sweet Mornings Top Shopbop, $128
  6. A.P.C Half Moon Bag Shopbop, $470 Madewell Half Moon Bag Nordstrom, $98 The name is even the same!
  7. Montelliana Clare Hiker Boot Shopbop, $436 look for less J Crew Nordic Boot Nordstrom, $188
  8. T Alexander Wang Fleece Net-A-Porter, $475 look for less Free People Movement Jacket Shopbop, $98
  9. Max Mara Teddy Bear Coat Moda Operandi, $3,560 look for less Faux Fur Shearling Coat & Other Stories, $179

Post Globe Wardrobe

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The best part of the Golden Globes is watching the red carpet and the beautiful couture gowns adorning the star studded guests. Constance Wu was looking gorgeous in Vera Wang, Lili Reinhart in a stunning red gown by Khyeli Couture , along with Lady Gaga and Gemma Chan in Valentino. To see Vogue’s best dressed list click here.

As the post holiday sales are slowing down there’s tons of new inventory sprinkling into the stores…yay! Fresh new spring colors in pinks, yellows, and lilac, and lots of beautiful prints. Above is a look I put together from new styles that hit the stores last week.

  1. Ulla Johnson Constance Floral Print Silk Blouse Nordstrom, $385 This blouse is gorgeous! It’s a tad sheer but you can either wear a nude bra or nude cami underneath. It has tiny metallic stripes embroidered into the fabric. Look for less & Other Stories, $85.
  2. MOTHER The Pixie Dazzler Ankle Fray Jean Shopbop, $228 Seeing a lot more visible button front jeans for Spring. Look for less Madewell High Rise Button Front Jean Shopbop, $130
  3. Tom Ford Lip Contour Duo Nordstrom, $55 Two and one lipstick and lip liner…love!
  4. Lucy Folk Le Memphis Gold Plated Cuff Net-A-Porter, $350 Seeing this bracelet reminded me of my hieroglyphs cartouche I have from my trip to Egypt when I was young. I will definitely be wearing it this Spring. Lucy Folk Necklace, $300.
  5. Mansur Gavriel Lambskin Leather Drawstring Bag Nordstrom, $695 mini version click here. A new style for Mansur this season.
  6. Toga Pulla Mesh PVC Flats Shopbop, $430 The PVC trend we were seeing over the Summer is continuing into Spring with shoes and handbags.

 

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I Can and I Will

Wedneday's Wish List

  1. Ulla Johnson Brienne Dress Shopbop, $495 Shopbop just got a lot of new Ulla Johnson click here to see it.
  2. Zoe Chicco I Can and I Will Necklace Intermix, $495
  3. Jerome Dreyfuss Bob Crossbody Bag Shopbop, $415
  4. Roxanne Assoulin Love Cuff Moda Operandi, $75
  5. Sam Edelman Sally Flat Shopbop, $100

 

There are new styles added to my SHOP IT page don’t forget to check it out. Shopbop is taking an additional 25% of sale with code HELLO2019 check it out here.

 

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Can You Spot the Difference?

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Can you spot the difference? It’s hard to tell with so many designer look-alike pieces out there in the market place. I’ve pulled together some styles that I like with a look for less alternative.

  1. Ulla Johnson Delma Pullover $595 look for less Line & Dot Jasper Fringe Cable Knit Sweater $92
  2. Zimmerman Wrap Dress $595 look for less WAYF Barry Dress $128
  3. Chanel Espadrille $725 look for less Sam Edelman Krissy Espadrilles $90
  4. Jenni Kayne Mink Slide $495 look for less Madewell The Jackson Shearling Slide $69.99
  5. Vince Slip Dress $295 look for less Topshop Satin Slip Dress $68
  6. Aninie BING Bar Silk Skirt $229 look for less re:named Jully Tiger Midi Skirt $50
  7. Max Mara Teddy Bear Coat $3,590 look for less MKT Studio Madime Sherpa Coat $284 & Other Stories Faux Teddy Coat $179
  8. Isabel Marant Crisi Boot $680 look for less Rebecca Minkoff Chasidy Low Bootie $148
  9. Kule The Sophie Cashmere Sweater $298 look for less Goop Entireworld World Sweater $95
  10. Chloe Fur Slide $660 look for less Birkenstock Daytona Shearling $130
  11. Acne Jensen Leather Ankle $560 look for less Other Stories Chelsea Boot $155

Hump Day Duds

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  1. Ulla Johnson Norma Silk Top Intermix, $375 Ulla run big size down.
  2. Ulla Johnson Essie Floral Silk Blend Mini Dress Nordstrom, $525 Beautiful and comfortable mini.
  3. Gucci Ophidia Mini See Through PVC Camera Bag Bergdorf’s, $890 PVC trend is here to stay more to come in Spring.
  4. Pascale Monvoisin Bowie Rose Gold Ring Net-A-Porter, $900 also like this & this by Pascale.
  5. Loeffler Randall Joni Western Boot Shopbop, $395 & Emerson Fry Slide, $228 (not pictured above). A look for less, alternative to the Jenni Kayne Slide.
  6. Sea Seraphin Ruffled Cotton Blouse Matches, $295 Brand new top from Sea NY.
  7. Nili Lotan Jenna Side Tape Crop Pant Nordstrom, $375 additional sizing at Forward Mid-rise great fitting army pant.