Friday, December 30, 2011

five (okay maybe 6) faves for friday- NYE Edition

NYE is my favorite holiday {besides my birthday, that is}
I plan on drinking my weight in champaign.
What I WIsh I Was Wearing on NYE


Pocket bag
$155 - modcloth.com

Nude asymmetrical jacket
heidimerrick.com

Legging
opensky.com

Jewelry
pinterest.com

OPI Your Royal Shine-ness
alllacqueredup.com



So this is what I wish I was wearing.
I will probably be wearing a good chunk of my sequin collection.
{yes I have a sequin collection. & yes it is quite large}

Also from this list:
I already own the nail polish {gift from mother-in-law for Christmas}.
The fiance bought me the evil eye bracelet after I mentioned I liked it. he is the best!
A girl can't have too many evil eyes watching out for her. 
I also ordered the vine earrings from Alicia-Lynn-Jewelry-Designs & I should have them in time for NYE =)

So all I am missing is a $100 jacket, $100 pink satchel, $200 leggings.
But I think I will survive =)

Happy {almost} New Years Eve!

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Thursday, December 29, 2011

rock star incognito

So with my new hair style apparently comes a sense of rock star-ness.
I get more looks on the street then ever before & I guess I look effortlessly bad ass when I roll out of bed. 
I am a gentle person, I promise ;)
This may be the first picture on my blog that I am not wearing glasses. weird. but can't wear glasses while doing eye makeup if you know what I mean, they just get in the way.

What I Wore: grey coat- GAP {3 years ago}, cable knit sweater- JCPenny {recent shopping binge- got this + 1 other knit + 2 pairs of stockings for $18- used a gift card + coupon = happy/warm girl!!}, Jeans- Levis, boots- Steve Madden. Glasses- Tortoise "Tamara" glasses- c/o Proopticals.



& Just to solidify my status as a rock star. This is my purchase from my Christmas dollar bills:


I have been searching for a pair since my Denver trip last year. 
These have been on my "to buy" list for a while- & when I went to make the relationship official- they were on sale. #perfecttiming / #winning.

They will go with everything I own & my bad ass hair.
Get yours here for $21

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Wednesday, December 28, 2011

my holiday in pictures

Family picture for our first Christmas with Barry =) 
{I wore: thirfted red floral shirt- Rescue Mission, red jeans- Forever 21, Chanel Ballet flats, scarf- Christmas gift from Nonna (she made it into an infinity scarf like I have been looking for!) leopard glasses: Jean Lafont} 

 Wore these all weekend. AMAZING.


 Christmas cards on the fridge.

 It's the holidays when this girl comes out to play.

 Best present from my Big (3 years ago?).
 I <3 tea & use it every day!

Barry has to sit on your lap. constantly.

 So many cards, had to move them from the fridge!

 Barry packing his bed for the holidays.


 I bought myself the penguin classic "Emma"
& Got the fiance Robin Hood

 Lunch on Christmas Eve Eve =) olive bread and prosciutto yes please.

  Barry on Chistmas Eve. Too much eggnog

  Barry gets a bath to be squeaky clean for the holidays =)

 Barry & Nonna





 Me and my sister shaking hands with the barry. 

 Barry & Nonna again =) 

 Barry & my stocking at the in-laws =) 

 New Christmas sweater and toy {which he is currently destroying on the couch next to me} from the in-laws!



Got this flower fan from my aunt & grandma because they heard we had lots of "weird" things. 
so funny & cute.

Then we ended an amazing Christmas weekend with a sister date 
{a hair cut & sushi at our favorite place}

=Perfection.
Bring on New Years Eve! 

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Tuesday, December 27, 2011

new hair for a new year.

Having a mohawk has always been on my bucket list.
Mission completed.
 What I Wore: blue leopard sweater- No Rest For Bridget {gift from sister for christmas!}, red pants- Forever 21, Pencil-me-in flats- Jeffery Campbell {via modcloth} Accessories: leopard glasses- Jean Lafont, satchel purse- Steve Madden



Got new rings at Charlotte Russe <3
did a bit of shopping too =) 

What do you think of the new do?  

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Monday, December 26, 2011

gifts that keep on giving

If there is one thing I like better then getting presents, it's giving them.
Here is what I got everyone else {& a few of my other presents-- I was a good girl this year!}
Just call me santa =)

Mom:
I got mom a custom order painting of her building from when she was a kid in the Bronx.
by: James Gulliver Hancock from All The Buildings in New York.
She absolutly loved it & started to cry = success.

Poppy {my dad}:
torch for Creme Brulee's = a win/win for all of us.

Sisters {I have three}:
 Love these pinwheel earrings.
Opened them & was like damn. I knew I should have got my a pair!

 bead for life bracelets

& Nike sneakers 

Make-up bag from Urban Outfitters


& for my Big Sister in my sorority:
a print from Brittany Fuson


& My GOODNESS I must have been a VERY good girl this year.
Here is some pics of my #winnings.
  I got these for myself. from nicola's etsy store.
=adorable.

 From my sisters/parents: wii fit, just dance 3, a super cute poncho shirt {wearing it now}, the sweater I wanted from No Rest For Bridget, skinny girl margarita & body wash =)

From Charlie's family: Calypso St Barth Snake-Charm-Bracelet welcome to my arm party =)
{rest of arm party: silver wrapped copper bracelet- store in New Zealand,  evil eye gold bracelet- gift from fiancé from M Rocks Jewelryred hamsa bracelet- gift from fiancé {via hautelookblack evil eye bracelet- from friendship bracelet swap via the daily dani.}

 & a red wrap red watch from Charlie's dad =)
{Rest of this arm party: two pandora bracelets, italian wish bracelets & rainbow bracelet for the Matthew Shepard foundation}

 I also bought this for myself with some christmas money 
Tequila. In the coolest bottle ever. Welcome to my bar. 

& yes. I got the peacock blue Long Champ bag of my dreams. I LOVE IT!!
& got a coach laptop sleeve. 
& lots of other stuff!


Best.Christmas.Ever.


O yeah & I cut off my hair today.
 before

Into a mohawk. 
Yes. I am serious.

Sneak peek:
Rock & Roll chic.

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