Lady in Leather

I love the leather look, but I’m no Angelina Jolie. I put together some pieces that reflect the trend but are authentic to my personal style: classic with just a hint of the unexpected. 1. Topshop Premium Leather Collar Trench Coat, $120.00 (on sale!) 2. DKNYC Sleeveless Dress with Faux Leather Front, $139.00 3. J.Crew Everly Cap Toe Leather Pump, $258.00 Shop the look below as well as some edgier picks.  Biker babes, I’m looking at you! ; )
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From Ballet to Balenciaga

I’m so excited to share with you an article I wrote for one of my journalism classes. I was incredibly fortunate to interview Joyce Corrigan, a former editor-in-chief of Elle and current contributing editor of Marie Claire. Yeah, she’s pretty major. Read below for a short excerpt. Can’t get enough? You can find the full article at www.smufashionmedia.com to learn more about Joyce’s life in the fashion fast lane. “Karl Lagerfeld only wanted to be paid in champagne!” The highlight of Joyce Corrigan’s career came in the late 1980s when she collaborated on an article with current Chanel Head Designer and Creative Director…
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iPhone Case Envy

All old-fashioned phone images courtesy of Vintage Eclectique Shop on Etsy.             Sometimes an adorable iPhone case is a girl’s most important accessory—it’s practically surgically attached to your hand, after all! Darling dots always capture my heart, so I’m partial to #6. Which one is your fave? 1.   Kate Spade Garance Doré Hilarious iPhone Case ($40.00) 2.   Diane von Furstenberg New Lips iPhone Case ($28.00) 3.   Kate Spade Fizz Clink Silicone iPhone 4 Case (on sale for $26.25!) 4.   Tory Burch Robinson Saffiano Hardshell Case ($60.00) 5.   Thisgirlgabbie I Believe in Pink iPhone Case ($26.50) 6.   Kate Spade La Pavillion…
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A Whirlwind Week

RewardStyle graciously included me at a party honoring the top 25 bloggers in Dallas. It was so cool to be in a room full of women passionate about what they do every day. I also got the chance to meet Merritt Beck at the event. Her blog, The Style Scribe, was one of my inspirations for starting Brooke du jour, so I was a teensy bit star struck when she hugged me! The Garance Doré also made a highly-anticipated appearance at SMU. In her studded Valentino flats, she walked us through her journey in the fashion world. To read more…
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Think Pink This October

As many of you know, October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. I’m so happy some of my favorite stores have teamed up with various charities to save sisters around the world. Show your support and shop pink! 1. A portion of proceeds from the Stila Positively Pink Set will be donated to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation ($18.00). 2. 25% of proceeds from the Loft Live In Pink Sequin Mini Skirt will be donated to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation ($69.50). 3. A portion of proceeds from the Aqua Cashmere Sweater will be donated to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation ($148.50).…
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