Date: Oct 24 2014

Filed Under: Decor

During my usual OKL scan I found a Vintage Editors Style shop sale that has some really strong pieces. Definitely worth your friday perusal.




gold mirrorgreen murano chandelier, leather canopy chair

handwoven wall hanging, copper brancheslucite & brass shelf/bar cart,

midcentury bench, navy chairbrass chest


Some things are pricier than others but it’s still an inspiring collection.


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Date: Oct 23 2014

Filed Under: Fashion

Spot lighting a few favorite new arrivals this afternoon.



SILK DRESS – Great long sleeve dress.



WILT DRAPE TUNIC – Easy. Throw on eerday all day.



DVF DRESS – feminine prettiness.



WHITE TOP – Now that’s a party top!



QUILTED SATCHEL – Quilting + satchel. Love.



FRINGE CARDI SWEATER – 2 tops in one.



REVERSIBLE MAXI DRESS – Elegant and pretty.



BB DAKOTA JACKET – $98 y’all.



ANNABEL INGALL TOTE – love this shade of green for winter.




BB DAKOTA CARDI – now that’s a good cardi.



FRINGE TURTLENECK SWEATER –  This is awesome. I might even like the grey best.



TURTLENECK SWEATER – seriously obsessed with this shape and color.


Whew. Got all that? Like I’ve said before… I got 99 problems but finding something to buy ain’t one.


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Date: Oct 23 2014

Filed Under: Entertaining

One of my favorite events during our Explore Charleston blogger weekend this past weekend (see that full recap here) was the Saturday lunch at my house. I just loved having the girls over! And I was so happy with how the lunch set up turned out. I can say that because I had so very little to do with it. This is the first time that I’ve recruited so much help for a party. I’m usually much more hands on. But I knew that I would be so busy with the girls that morning downtown that it just wasn’t feasible. Well I’ve now been completely spoiled by my creative friends that it’ll be hard to throw another party without their help.


Let’s start with OOH Events. I stopped by the warehouse many weeks back to choose some rental necessities… like tables and chairs that would accommodate 16. Kind of important since our usual set up only holds 8. My friend Megan Chandler, who works there, took care of everything for me. I rented the dishes and glassware from Polished (located in the OOH warehouse as well) and called it a day. OOH Events even did all the flowers and delivered and it set up the entire thing for me. LIFE SAVERS! The party was held in our courtyard by the pool.



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Let’s talk about all the pretty paper at each setting. My friend Jackie at 42 Pressed is behind those masterpieces. Each one was unique and different and she freaking killed it.


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The menu cards. No two are alike. Jackie actually letter pressed overprints over and over again to produce each one. Freaking amazing. I couldn’t get enough of them.





Speaking of the menu, I asked my friends at Caviar & Bananas to cater, because duh. Every party that I go to that they cater is freaking amazing. If you haven’t had their pimento cheese or kale salad then you are missing out on the world’s finest. Trust me. They have two locations downtown that you can stop into and try. I dare you.




They even came and plated everything for me and made it all look so pretty! See how spoiled I am now?! Just hanging around sipping champagne.


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We sipped on water and Kate Spade anniversary champagne because that’s how bloggers roll. Ha! Actually I had sweet tea as well but forgot to set it out. Ooops.




Hopefully no one noticed. So happy to have my friends stop by and hang for a little while.




Thank you to all who helped with the lunch. Never would have happened without them. Seriously. Like, I wouldn’t have even attempted it last weekend. So thank you thank you!


Furniture Rentals : OOH Events

Tabletop: Polished

Flowers: Out of the Garden

Catering: Caviar & Bananas

Paper Designs: 42 Pressed


You can see the full Explore Charleston blogger weekend recap here. And PS the top I’m wearing is a piece from Troubadour’s upcoming Spring 2015 collection!


Photography by Gray Benko.



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Date: Oct 22 2014

Filed Under: Fashion

This is amazing.


Rainbow Queen


Coats in every shade under the rainbow, but it appears that the Queen loves blue the most. We all have our favorites. I’m inspired.




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And if you REALLY want to swoon, take a look at this collection of coats. Hands down my favorite collection this year! As far as a great basic coat goes, this one is my favorite. And this coat could totally be worn as an outfit (over something of course y’all!). I’m really digging it.



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Date: Oct 22 2014

Filed Under: Family, Lilly Likes

Oh hey, Lilly. What’s up?




My little school days girl. Do you SEE those little fox face flats from Old Navy on Lilly’s feet?! They’re her current favorite (Lilly has a lot of favorites…).




And that perfectly sized back pack she’s wearing is from my friend’s company, Babiators. Have you heard of them? My kids wear their sunglasses all the time. Now they make back packs! Perfectly sized back packs!! YES!




So Lilly is really a leggings kind of girl. Nearly every day she picks them out. Even under dresses. I can’t blame her, they are super soft. So I love this simple Old Navy chambray tunic because it pairs perfectly with leggings and jeans.


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That little Old Navy leopard sweater is cuteness tied around her shoulders! And oh hey happy 20th birthday to Old Navy! You probably want to go check out their celebration sale.


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Photography by Gray Benko. This post was brought to you by Old Navy. All opinions, as always, are my own.


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