The 6 Best Mother’s Day Gifts

Larkspur & Hawk Small Lily Gold-Dipped Topaz EarringsMarc By Marc Jacobs Printed Scarf

Diane Von Furstenberg Sybil Pleated Printed Silk-Georgette DressKaufman Mercantile Norden Ceramic Candle

Leather Platform Smoking SlipperThe Prynt Case

Mom’s are special. They’ve nurtured us, disciplined us, were untiring play dates, and basically helped mold us into the people we are today (and continue even into adulthood). It’s a tough gig, enormously rewarding, yet formidable.

This Mother’s Day (Sunday May 10th) reward your mom for all she’s done, and endured with a first class gift from my curated selection of gifts any mom is sure to love. Select from DVF’s romantic silk-georgette printed dress, to the luxurious Larkspur and Hall gold-dipped topaz earrings, to the cutting edge Prynt Case, which turns your smart phone into an instant camera (lovin this). And, while you’re at it, make a donation in your mom’s name to aid those in need after the tragic earthquake in Nepal (see below).

Don’t forget the momentous affects the four little words, I Love You Mom, can give life to.

Larkspur & Hawk Small Lily Gold-Dipped Topaz Earrings // Marc By Marc Jacobs Printed Scarf // Kaufman Mercantile Norden Ceramic Candle // The Prynt Case // Soludos Leather Platform Smoking Slipper // Diane Von Furstenberg Sybil Pleated Printed Silk-Georgette Dress

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Inspiration Via WWW

Leandra MedineAnya Ziourova

Street Style Yoyo Cao

Street Style Street Style

Some days, even the most stylish among us need a little inspiration. I know that is how I have been feeling of late. And, when in need of fashion ideas, I did what I always do: I turned to the stylish pages of one of my favorite blogs, Who What Wear.

They, of course, didn’t fail me. I ended up with innumerable ideas to spur my imagination. I’m betting you will too!

Shop the looks below.

Ralph Lauren Lauren Trench CoatElizabeth & James Cynie Belt BagZara Short Flared Jeans

Max Mara Salice Ankle BootsChocolate Suede Fringe JacketLong River Panama Hat

Rive Macrame Lace Mini DressPreen Kitten HeelsZara Paisley Print Scarf

Ralph Lauren Lauren Trench Coat // Elizabeth & James Cynnie Belt Bag //Zara Short Flared Jeans  // Long River Panama Hat //Zara Paisley Print Scarf // Preen Kitten Heels // Rive Macrame Lace Mini Dress // Max Mara Salice Ankle Boots // Chocolate Suede Fringe Jacket

Clockwise from top left: Leandra Medine/ Natasha Zinko Jacket; Saint Laurent Babies 70 Block-Heel Leather Ankle Boots ($1195) // Anya Ziourova/ Valentino Broderie Anglaise Cotton-Blend Playsuit ($3699) and Valentino Calfskin Gladiator Sandals ($1345) in Tan // Yoyo Cao/ Celine Fringed Dress ($3114) in Black Textured Silk Knit, Bumbag ($1900) in Black Natural Calfskin // Noor De Groot/ Gestuz Maren Coat ($303) in Cornstalk, Zara Paisley Print Scarf ($26) in Blue // Barbara Martelo/ Saint Laurent Jacket and Patchwork Blouse ($1590) // Viviana Volpicella/ Saint Laurent Black Leather Pointed Toe Red Lis Detail Kitten Pumps ($685) and Chanel bag

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The New WhitneyThe Best Maryjane'sScandal's Gladiator's Jewels

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News Flash — Rodarte Sample Sale Hits LA

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Rodart, La globally acclaimed designing sisters, is hosting yet another LA sample sale on Saturday, May 2nd. The location is secret (most likely will be where it has been held in the past – 409 West Olympic Boulevard in Downtown), and will only be revealed to guests who email with their RSVP.

Rodarte revealed that the sale will include runway pieces from spring/summer 2015, as well as past seasons. Accessories and shoes will also be in the mix, as will an abundance of Radarte and Rosarte T-shirts and sweaters.

The sale falls on a Saturday, so expect many shoppers. I’d plan on waking up early(ugh). Don’t forget to email for official sale time and location.

Hope to see you there!

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East West

Tiffany & Co. East meets West

“The idea of how you buy a watch today is not just to tell the time; its how you fall in love with the design.”, explains  Francesca Amfitheatrof, Tiffany & Co.’s design director. A trained jeweler and silversmith, Amfitheatrof approached the East West, her first timepiece for the storied house, “more like an object than a precision instrument.”

The result is Tiffany & Co’s latest time piece in a clean, modern rectangular design, with the unexpected touch of numbers arranged sideways (nine o’clock occupying the top position). Time intrinsically represents the future, yet the East West draws its inspiration from a 1940’s purse watch found in Tiffany’s archives, resulting in a vintage aesthetic.

This covetable beauty comes in stainless steal for $3500 (here), also gold and platinum for up to $17,000. My choice is the white background with gold numbering. What’s yours?

Tiffany & Co. East West Watch

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It’s Time For White

Valentino Spring Ad CampaignRosie Hunnington Whiteley

The little white dress; what would summer be without it? This season it is all about lace, texture, and loosely fitted silhouettes. The minute I saw Chloe’s guipure lace (above on Rosie Hunnington Whiteley) version I knew that it would be the dress this summer – the one that ignited the trend.

Unfortunately, it has a price tag to match! But, they are numerous alternatives to choose from. A few of my favs are Isabel Marant’s gauze tiara dress, and Zara’s romantic lace dress. If you are after more of a sporty look, try Alexander Wang’s laser cut mesh maxi.

Move over LBD, it’s time to make room for your counterpart – the LWD!


See By Chloe Layered Crepe Mini DressDo & Be White Lace Trim Shift Dress

Zara Lace DressIsabel Marant Etoile Gauze Tiara DressZara Embroidered Dress With Full SkirtAlexander Wang Laser Cut Welded T Shirt Maxi Dress

See By Chloe Layered Crepe Mini Dress // Do & Be White Lace Trim Shift Dress // Zara Lace Dress // Alexander Wang Laser Cut Welded T Shirt Maxi Dress //Zara Embroidered Dress With Full Skirt // Isabel Marant Etoile Gauze Tiara Dress

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The Ease Of Jumpsuits

ASOS Never Fully Dressed Relaxed Jumpsuit With Utility DetailsSkin Brushed Pima Cotton-Jersey Jumpsuit

Solace London Rossi JumpsuitTop Shop Halter Culotte Jumpsuit

ASOS Bardot Bandeau Culottes JumpsuitSolani Daisy Silk-Crepe Playsuit

I love dresses. Besides having many attributes — feminine, sporty, bohemian etc, — not much is easier when it comes to pulling a look together quickly. Accessorize and done! The same is true for jumpsuits, times 10!

This spring I’m loving the addition of the culotte jumpsuit. The chic hybrid of a dress and culottes is ideal for both day or night and casual or dressed up. They have a feminine sensibility aligned with mens wear inspiration.

I think I’ll be living in Top Shop’s Bardot strapless white version this summer.

ASOS Never Fully Dressed Relaxed Jumpsuit With Utility Details // Skin Brushed Pima Cotton-Jersey Jumpsuit // Top Shop Halter Culotte Jumpsuit // Solani Daisy Silk-Crepe Playsuit // ASOS Bardot Bandeau Culottes Jumpsuit // Solace London Rossi Jumpsuit

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Going, Going, Gone!

Derek Lam Beatrice Triple-Band SandalsSergio Rossi Snakeskin Crisscross Sandals

What do these 2 shoes have in common? Nothing, besides both being on super-duper sale at Barney’s Wherehouse Spring Refresh Sale — now through April 21st.

Hurry, with steals this good they (and other amazing goodies) won’t be around long.

Derek Lam Beatrice Triple-Band Sandals $695.00 on sale for $140.00 // Sergio Rossi Snakeskin Crisscross Sandals $995.00 on sale for $250.00.

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