Monthly Archives: January 2014

Lovely Links: 1/31/14

Still have room in both the St. Paul and Chicago accessorization worshops! Would love to see you there.

I’ve got discounts for KOKOON, Corset, and more in my February newsletter! Sign up here.

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Jillian Mercado, a 26-year-old woman who was diagnosed with muscular dystrophy as a child, is now modeling for Diesel.

The Budget Babe rounds up some fun and affordable picks in radiant orchid, Pantone’s 2014 color of the year.

Female friendships are a place we can share experiences only women go through, and ask for feedback. They’re proven to critical in the success of life-long partnerships. They’re one of the best experiences you can have in a lifetime. And I can’t help but feel many of us never achieve this type of friendship because we’re too busy comparing our lives to each other.”


Insomniac Sale Picks: Plus-sized Maternity Wear

*In this late-night feature – which will run on Tuesday and Thursday of each week – I’ll gather up three fun items that are currently on sale online and share them with you! I would LOVE suggestions: Stylish wide-width pumps? Classic v-necked sweaters? Chandelier earrings? Petite dress slacks? What would you like to see featured?*

Michelle requested a few picks for work-appropriate plus-sized maternity wear, so here we go:

plus size maternity dress


Dressed for: Brights and Braids

Already Pretty outfit featuring pink wool moto jacket, Nanette Lepore dress, ECCO Sculptured 65 boots, Rebecca Minkoff Logan crossbody, cashmere scarf

Wool moto – Gap (no longer available) – a few on eBaysimilar look
Dress – Nanette Lepore courtesy Dalitka
Tights – Spanx
Boots – ECCO Sculptured 65
Cashmere scarf – gift – similar
Bag – Rebecca Minkoff Logan Crossbody via eBay
Earring – BGB Jewelry

I’m trying my best to bring some bright colors back into rotation as we plow through the dead of winter, and this nearly neon moto is definitely helping. It’s several months old, but since it is constructed from a sturdy, lined, boiled wool it is earning its keep as a great option for subzero days.