Fashion

Trend: Houndstooth Clothing

Trend: Houndstooth Clothing

One of the patterns that’s coming back into style this fall/winter is houndstooth. Houndstooth is described as a “duotone textile pattern characterized by broken checks or abstract four-pointed shapes”. Traditionally it’s in black and white or other contrasting dark and light shades. I personally prefer the classic black-and-white colorway of the pattern, but I guess…

Brand Spotlight: Banjanan

Brand Spotlight: Banjanan

One new-to-me brand that I’ve recently seen while browsing Nordstrom is Banjanan. Side note: does anyone else sing the brand name to the tune of “Black Betty“, or is that just me? “Black Betty, Banjanan”. Banjanan is a sustainable textile brand by Caroline Weller, producing products ranging from women’s dresses to table linens since 2013….

The Spring & Summer Dress from Anthropologie You’ll Be Seeing Everywhere

The Spring & Summer Dress from Anthropologie You’ll Be Seeing Everywhere

I’m the type of person who buys the same item in 4 colors/patterns if it fits me well and looks good on me. It’s my fashion secret-weapon if you will. Stores also discontinue items often or only offer them one season, so if you don’t snatch it up in multiple colors immediately, you’ll never be…

Trend: Pearl Embellished Shoes

Trend: Pearl Embellished Shoes

One trend I’ve been seeing everywhere in footwear lately is pearl embellishment. While you may just think of pearl heels as something to wear on your wedding day, you’ll see the latest styles span to casual sandals or summery wedges, too. They are a great way to add a touch of femininity to any outfit…

Brand Spotlight: Deepa Gurnani Jewelry

Brand Spotlight: Deepa Gurnani Jewelry

As part of my “Brand Spotlight” series, I wanted to highlight a new-to-me jewelry brand that has caught my eye lately: Deepa Gurnani. Their pieces comprise mostly of statement earrings handcrafted with beads and embroidery. While the pieces can be worn year-round or anywhere, I relate them to summer and beachy destinations (like a vacation…

Cute Winter Maternity Clothes

Cute Winter Maternity Clothes

Cute winter maternity clothes doesn’t have to be an oxymoron! Sure, some options are shapeless and make you feel/look like a marshmallow, but the pieces I’m including below prove otherwise. Since I was due in February with Henry, the majority of my maternity wardrobe consisted of fall/winter items, like long-sleeves shirts, cardigan sweaters, and pants/leggings….