Tuesday, December 31, 2013

goodbye 2013, hello 2014

Thank you so, so much for following along this year & for all of your sweet words and support! 

…Goodbye 2013, Hello 2014…

Cheers to a Happy New Year, xo.

Monday, December 30, 2013

Red Ruffles

Dress: courtneykate c/o | Shoes: C. Wonder | Watch: Michael Kors | Bracelets: Capwell & Co c/o + Stella & Dot c/o | Earrings: Nadri | Sunnies: Karen Walker | Handbag: Hobo | Lips: MAC 'Creme Cup'

Good Morning Loves,

I hope you all had a fun weekend!  I'm so excited to be featuring one of my favorite new designers, Courtney Zwick of courtneykate.com.  The moment I saw this gorgeous red dress with the delicate ruffles, I immediately fell in love.  So perfect for the holiday season!  

If you haven't already, head on over to courtneykate and check out her beautiful collection.

Thanks so much for stopping by, xo!

Friday, December 27, 2013

Layering Basics

Top: J. Crew | Sweater: J. Crew | Jacket: J. Crew | Jeans: 7 FAM | Necklace: Emerald Bling c/o | Boots: Sperry c/o | Hangbag: Hobo c/o | Watch: Michael Kors | Bracelet: Stella & Dot c/o | Earrings: Nadri | Lips: YSL #17

Good Morning Loves,

I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas!  One of my favorite things to do is layer basic pieces that on their own may be boring, but paired with different textures become exciting.  Especially with the crazy weather we're having in SC- layering is a must!  I love the rich, warm tones {like this bordeaux turtleneck & mossy brown field jacket} mixed with cooler neutrals.  And of course, a little major pop of glam in a statement necklace.

Thanks so much for stopping by, xo!

Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Merry Christmas

I hope you all have a wonderful & magical holiday!

Merry Christmas from my home to yours.

Monday, December 23, 2013

Mad for Plaid

Top: J. Crew {just sold out online, but loving this one} | Scarf: Cuyana c/o | Jeans: 7 FAM | Hangbag: Hobo c/o | Glasses: Warby Parker | Boots: Hunter | Watch: Michael Kors | Bracelet: Stella & Dot c/o | Lips: MAC Creme 'de Nude

Good Morning Loves,

I hope you all had a great Pre-Christmas weekend!  I'm so excited for the week ahead--spending time with family and friends, lots of amazing food, laughing while listening to old stories and curling up in front of the fireplace with a little hot cocoa.  All of the wonderful things that make up the holidays and I love every minute of it!  

Today, Amy from Coffee Beans and Bobby Pins and I wanted to show you two different ways to wear plaid.  I'm so in love with anything tartan and the print goes perfectly with all of your holiday attire.  It's such an easy way to dress an outfit up or down.  Also, the hunters were not planned, however, we have had a crazy amount of rain here lately, so I apologize for the lack of outfit posts.  I adore my Hunters, but I must say, I wouldn't mind putting them back in the closet for a few days!  

<head on over to Amy's blog and see how she styled her plaid for the holidays>

Cheers to a magical week ahead, xo.

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Hobo Giveaway!

{flower crown c/o | hobo bag c/o}

good morning loves,

I'm so excited to share a fun giveaway with you today from my sweet friends over at hobo!  when their holiday shimmer and shine collection came out, I knew I had to have this amazing gold handbag.  the perfect everyday staple piece that would add a little glam to any outfit!  

here's how to win your very own mariella hobo:
{US residents only}

a Rafflecopter giveaway

thanks so much for stopping by, xo!

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

A Few Favorites

<a few of my favorite holiday decorations>

Pillow: Michelle Dwight Designs c/o 
Wine Carrier: Michelle Dwight Designs c/o
O Holy Night Print: B is for Bonnie Design c/o
Sequin Hanger: Pearls & Pastries c/o
Tassel Garland: Studio Mucci c/o

Also, the winner of the $200 J. Crew giftcard is Kimberly W.! Email me to claim your prize and thanks to all who entered! 

Thanks so much for stopping by, xo!
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