Thursday, December 22, 2011

Wrapping Up 2011

After the success of my "Candy Corn Manicure" I couldn't wait to see what nail stylist Indigo Smith had up her sleeve for the holidays. This festive Shellac & foil manicure did not disappoint. 

Last year I made it my New Year's Resolution to begin my own beauty regimen and it has been so rewarding! Check out my other fancy manicures by and here.

Schedule an appointment at Indigo's Capital Hill salon today!

 Have a Happy Holiday & a Beauty-full New Year!

Monday, December 19, 2011

Grey Area

WHAT I WORE: tip to toe!earrings- Lauren by RLdress- Targetcardigan- J.Crewstockings- H&Mshoes- c/o Shoe Dazzleclutch- Old Navy 

Friday, December 16, 2011

Artaya for Art's Sake

I had so much fun the other night at Bloomingdale's for Bloggers NIght Out! I'd forgotten how amazing the selection is at the Chevy Chase location. This weekend a local jewelry designer is having a trunk show featuring her holiday collection of eco-friendly designs.

Designer Dana Greaves of ARTAYA to appear at Bloomingdale's Chevy Chase for Holiday Trunk Show Dec 16-18
Local jewelry designer Dana Greaves of ARTAYA will showcase her holiday collection at the Chevy Chase Bloomingdale's. Greaves is best known for her jewelry designs that featured fine and recycled papers, precious metals, and other eco-friendly components. The 2011 ARTAYA Holiday collection is inspired by the exotic Crimson Rosella bird.  The color palette plays up crimson red, lightning purple, blush, sand, and a boss black. “whimsically sophisticated” line has caught the attention of numerous celebrities including, Jennifer Hudson, Erykah Badu, and June Ambrose who are all fans of the line. 
Pieces at the trunk show will range from $60-$338 and the show will feature pieces from her new collection in addition to signature pieces. 
Saturday, Dec 17 10-8pm
Sunday, Dec 18 11-8pm
Bloomingdale's Chevy Chase 5300 Western Avenue  Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Visit ARTAYA Online

Peeling Back the Layers

WHAT I WORE: tip to toe!
scarf~ Pucci (worn as headband) | necklace~ H&M | shirt (underneath)~ Old Navy (boy's section) | shirt (on top)~ Old Navy (boy's section) | belt- LOFT | jeans- J.Crew | shoes- Aubrey Brooks for DSW | bag- Dooney&Bourke |

*wrist riot*
wide yellow bangle- J.Crew | thin pink bangle- J.Crew | charm bracelet- Marc Jacobs | bling yellow bracelet- LOFT

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Bloggers Night Out (DC)

What an amazing event, held Wednesday December 14 at Bloomingdale's.

WHAT I WORE: tip to toe!
scarf (worn as headband)~ Pucci
necklace~ Anthropologie
jacket~ Madness NYC
(p)leather jacket~ H&M
dress~ Luella Bartley for Target
boots~ DV by Dolce Vita
bag~ Dooney&Bourke
As for the "fashions" at Bloggers Night Out...


photo credit:
To see MORE PHOTOS from this event visit my Facebook Page

Sunday, December 11, 2011

Holiday Happy Hour

...a Blogger Happy Hour hosted by Krystin  of the blog  Be Loud Be You

I hear Krystin has recently become a full-time blogger and her former co-workers were on hand at this event to support her. Krystin was humble and gracious, greeting each guest as they arrived.
Sorry there aren't more pictures, I spent most of the night chatting. I was happy to meet recording artist (and fashion junkie) Deborah Bond, whose video is currently featured on VH1 soul; it was nice to attend spend time with other bloggers, but also meet other creative people. There were more stylish men at this event than I'm used to (at first I thought they were accountants, but their suits were far too fly!) but it was a welcome change.

Overall it was a great meetup in the name of fashion and I look forward to more of Krystin's events!
[Venue] Barcode: 1101 17th Street, NW (entrance on L St)

photo credit: DC MetroMix
(l to r.) Recording Artists, Deborah Bond and Blogger, Brea Ellis

photo credit: DC MetroMix
(standing) Blogger, Jen of  Comme Coco; (seated l to r) Blogger, Brea of  WHAT I WORE: tip to toe! and Stylist & Blogger Chyanne of  The Yuppie Lady

photo credit: Deanna of THRU THESE EYES 
WHAT I WORE: tip to toe!
sweater- Ted Baker
blouse- Ann Taylor
necklace- Anthropologie
earrings- Miriam Haskell (vintage)
pants- LOFT
shoes- Shoe Dazzle
bag- Dooney&Bourke