OBSESSED: The Veiled Knit Beanie

As an icy chill settles into the air, I find myself obsessing over winter accouterments such as my current accessories crush, the veiled cashmere beanie.

The stylish headpiece made it’s first debut at Jil Sander’s SS12 runway show, but the look is still très chic and covetable.

An easy DIY project, simply get a cashmere beanie, source a bit of veil from your local millinery or fabric store & hand sew the veiling onto your knit cap and voilà! a $440 Jil Sander veiled beanie at less than half the cost! Here’s to looking runway ready despite the arctic temps 🙂

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Loved this…

Love this little quote & photo! Très chic no?

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Ghesquière, now at the helm of Vuitton

It was announced today that Nicholas Ghesquière, the broodingly handsome French designer formerly at Balenciaga will replace Marc Jacobs as artistic director at the French luxury giant Louis Vuitton. Looking forward to seeing some beautiful work from one of the most talented designers of the day!

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Halloween Soirée

I hope you all had a happy Halloween! I was a fairy princess, my friend Amy was Queen of Hearts (appropriate since she is a matchmaker) & my friend Mona was a warrior princess! 🎃👻😄

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Happy Halloween!

Since I am the “mother” of two adorable Persian kitties Chloé & Henri, both of whom I’m completely obsessed with, I decided to dress up as a black cat this year. What will you all be wearing? Happy Halloween! 🎃👻

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Detoxify your beauty routine!

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I’ve been wanting to do this for sometime now, especially since there are so many strange sounding ingredients in so many of our beauty products.  Thanks to Siobhan O’Connor and Alexandra Spunt who teamed up with scientists, dermatologist and makeup artists, to find the safest beauty products and ones you can make on your own.  Finally we won’t have to sacrifice our health for beauty! 

Is this even possible? LOL

Is this even possible? LOL

The end of the unpaid internship?

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I did many an unpaid internship & always wondered why my peers at Parsons (usually a lot younger) thought they were too good to do one as well. I feel that a lot of the younger generations feel that they should be handed jobs, titles and given large compensations without having any work experience whatsoever. It’s a shame that Conde Nast had to discontinue their internship program. I would not have learned half the things I did had I not interned while studying at Parsons…  The Unpaid Internship http://www.manrepeller.com/2013/10/the-unpaid-internship.html via @manrepeller

Get your girl power on with Stella Valle

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Chic arbiters of edge and elegance, sisters Ashley Jung & Paige Dellavalle, former West Point military cadets turned jewelry designers are translating their mechanical training into creating beautiful, feminine jewelry with an distinct military twist…My favorite piece right now is Stella Valle’s gold plated “power” earrings rocker chic with a girly twist $150 available now on my Zindigo shop! https://www.facebook.com/pages/Ishii-New-York/20926284956?id=20926284956&sk=app_124835944336119