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Help me find a cute coral cardigan for spring

I need your help. Where can I find a cute coral cardigan that will go with this top? I have the hardest time shopping for clothing when I know what I want. I have picked a few styles I like from Polyvore. I don't look good in long cardigans because I have a pear shape body. I prefer long or 3/4 sleeves and v neck. Cute Coral Cardigan by Mslay featuring John Lewis Women cardigans

A Jacket Fit For an Olympian, I Mean Rachel Bilson.

And the winner for best dressed goes to... Photo Source
Rachel Bilson is in Vancouver wearing a very festive Olympic themed jacket. I think she deserves a gold medal for her multi color ringed jacket. Looks like she will be warm in the stadium seats watching the winter games.

Do you like Shortcuts or The Long Way?

It has been about a year since I cut my hair, but in between I have dyed it many colors and damaged it so it is time. Im one of those girls who actually likes short hair and cuts her own hair when it makes sense. I took off a lot of hair and everyone has noticed and liked it too. Im still getting used to it, its growing on me...haha What do you think? At first I wanted to make it shorter.

It's Sunday...

What do you do to relax on a lazy Sunday? Yoga Brunch Motorcycle Ride Cat Nap Watch a movie hike BBQ ...

Art, Accessories and Lighting Sale This Weekend

All artwork is buy one get the second 80% off this weekend only!

Accessories, Lighting and Candles are all 20% off.

Go HERE for hours and directions

Voluspa Candles-Affordable Luxury

Voluspa candles are hands down my favorite brand because they are unique and always reinventing the scents that our world has to offer. Voluspa has many different collections and styles so I'm sure there is a candle or two that will make your nose happy and your mind relaxed. I have listed a few of their candles that I currently own or have in the past. Right now Im burning the Vanity candle and my room smells so so exotic I cant even describe it. Do you own any candles by Voluspa, or beg to differ from them being the best ever?

Voluspa Soleil- a blend of pineapple, organic tangerine, coconut and vanilla

Voluspa Goji & Torocco Orange-combination of ruby tarocco orange peel and tart goji berry
Voluspa Santiago Huckleberry-scented with huckleberry, vanilla pods and sugar cane

Vanity-a blend of mimosa acai bloom, crumbled amber resin, pure cane sugar and fresh raspberry.
Voluspa Sake Lemon Flower-a blend of sake, Italian lemon flower, Hawaiian coconut milk, French verbena and guai…

Tommy Bahama Island State of Mind

To keep myself form getting S.A.D.'s (seasonal adjustment disorder) I escape to hot tropical places in my mind. Lately I have been thinking of the Bahamas because I will hopefully be going there this summer. I have found that Tommy Bahamas is very helpful in my pursuit of Island daydreaming in the midst of February. To top things off they have a restaurant in Newport Beach that will be inhabited by me one of these days. So lets stop talking and start daydreaming, I picked out some of my Islander accessories to share.
Backyard Paradise CD $15.00

Crackled Coconut Candle $24.00

Tambour Halter Dress $158.00

Bronze Medallion Flat $125.00

Rub-A-Dub-Slub Tank $58.00 If you feel inclined to live like an Islander visit Tommy Bahama yourself.

Forever 21 Gets Physical

Looks like Forever 21 has a new line just in time for Spring training. The best part is everything is under $17 bucks.
A collapsible bag to hold your sweaty towel and shoes.

Mix and match separates in an array of colors.
And dont forget the statement making yoga mat in Hot Pink!
Go to the Forever 21 website for more info on prices, colors and sizes.


Its that time again... Before you know it, its going to be Summer again so lets do the Self Challenge. I just signed up and start tomorrow, cannot wait to see results. Go HERE to sign up.

City Life Home Furnishings

Over the weekend I was in Brea and drove by City Life Home, a fun looking furniture store. I was on my way to work after the gym otherwise I would have gone in to soak up all of the wonderful furnishings. However I did have a chance to browse their website, Facebook & Blog and I really love their look. Sine I'm an Interior Design student it is exciting to know that there is a hip furniture store in North Orange County. I'm hoping to get a chance to see the store in person this week and maybe even do a blog post about it. After that I'm hoping they will hire me because I have been dreaming of working at a furniture store for a long time.
city life home furnishings 720 e. imperial hwy, brea, ca 92821 phone 714.255.9696
store hours m-f 10-7 sat 10:30-7 sun 11-6

Dear Summer

Brazilian Love Song-Featuring Beyonce & Alicia Keys

Looks like there will be a beautiful Brazilian inspired video for "Put it in a Love Song" by Alicia Keys featuring Beyonce. The video is being filmed on location in Morro Da Conceicao, a Rio De Janeiro slum in Brazil. I'm not sure when this will be aired but I can tell you that it is going to be good based on the photos below.

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Just for fun I styled an outfit inspired by this video shoot in Brazil. A lot of the items are Diane Von Furstenburg because she actually has a Rio De Janeiro line. I used vibrant colors like fusch, turquoise, purple and apple red to convey the Brazilian look. The floral dress is perfect to put on over your bathing suit after being at the beach all day. What to wear in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. by Mslay featuring Diane von Furstenberg
Items in this set: DIANE von FURSTENBERG Beach Dress/Skirt Cover-Up, $365 DIANE von FURSTENBERG - SWIM Oasis Shoes in Multi, $310 Laurel Burch Hand Painted Fashion Tote Bag - Kitty Ca…

Valentines on 3rd St.

Maybe I will be seeing you here...

Roadkill's Spring Roll Out

I have told you about the wonderful So cal boutique Roadkill, and I will do it again, and again, and again... They have gotten bigger and better with age and every fashion season. I have yet to go inside the store to get a look for myself, however their Facebook is loaded with fun photos that have me springing toward spring. One of my favorite things about Roadkill is their one of a kind window displays. For Valentines Day the store looks sweeter than a candy shop and will make you lust for something lovely. All those fun conversation hearts really could get you talking. I want to have a conversation with my boyfriend about getting all of the clothing and jewelry in those displays.
Roadkill really does a great job at thinking outside the box and they are green designers. Alot of the material they use for their displays in the windows and store have been refurbished and used many times in many ways. Now onto more Spring clothing. These are items that are featured on their Facebook page…

The Cynthia Rowley & Roxy Love Child

This March the Cynthia Rowley & Roxy love child will be born!
Do you feel the ocean breeze, can you smell the salty water?

Go get your surf boards, body boards and inner tubes and head on over to the beach.

Its never too early to be excited about Summer beach attire.