Thursday, June 28, 2012

Bright Stripes

Today's look is all about pairing crazy amounts of color with plenty of pattern!
Using these citrus-y hues, I was able to create a summery striped outfit that makes a bright yet unexpected statement look!

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Courtney Lately

Let's catch up! Today, I wanted to take some time to update you on what has been happening in courtney land over the past few weeks!

And since a picture is worth a thousand words, I thought it might be better to show you through the eyes of instagram...

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Union Square Sparkle

Surprise, surprise... another sparkly outfit!But this one has a twist... I'm strutting through union square wearing (drum roll please) ... pants! It's a rare sight to see so take a peak!

Monday, June 25, 2012

Marketing Monday: Spade-vertising

today's marketing monday post is a unique twist on the segment
Instead of looking at whats new and now, this post takes a few steps back to reminisce at some of the fabulous old kate spade advertisement campaigns.
So buckle up, we're doing a little time travel...

Friday, June 22, 2012

Diy Friday: Chevron Clutch

Color Me Crafty...
Since I am the self proclaimed queen of crafting (let's be honest, I am just too cheap so I end up doing things myself instead of buying them) I claim this friday and every friday from now on, diy day!
The first DIY project, we are giving this tired old clutch a make over!

Thursday, June 21, 2012

Buttons & Bows

Today's look has a few componets: it helps us dress down a dressy dress while combining a few current trends: tomato red, denim, pops of color and arm parties.
Recognize this dress? It's the Kate Spade Jillian dress I wore for my MBA graduation, but today it's getting a casual make over! Here's how I took it from dress to day...

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Summer Wardrobe Remix

As the seasons change so do the trends! But revamping your wardrobe four times a year can get a little pricey, so this post helps you do so on a budget!
So for this post, I'll show you how to make twelve different trendy summer looks by investing only four   wardrobe workhorse pieces:

Tuesday, June 19, 2012


It is no secret that I am obsessed with my new Kate Spade Celina Dress, so of course I had to feature it in yet another post, but this time I gave the dress an unexpect-red twist while lunching on maiden lane!

Monday, June 18, 2012

Marketing Monday: Flapper Flair

Everyone is familiar with the classic novel: the Great Gatsby, but the story is getting a sparkly new makeover when it hits the big screen this christmas!

 The Gatsby trailer was released about a month ago and I have been obsessing over all things glittery, glamours and gatsby-esque ever since! Take a peak!
I think "sparkly" is the best way to describe this movie magic. So this marketing monday post, inspired by The Great Gatsby, is all about the roaring twenties featuring two looks filled with flapper flair. First up: fabulous fringe

Friday, June 15, 2012

Casually Colorblocked

Today is a bit casual...
Although its June, it is still quite chilly in San Francisco! So some evenings I want to be comfortable yet chic...

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Sophisticated Sparkle

Glitter, glitz and glam can be any girl's best friend, but it's all about how you wear it!
It's no secret that I am a bit of the top, I eat sleep and breathe bold colors and in your face outfits. But not everyone enjoys being as obnoxious with their outfits as I do, so here's a way to a sparkly style in a sophisticated way.

Monday, June 11, 2012

Bright Lights Big City

Today, we're working with the basics! In a post filled with investment worthy basic pieces from kate spade as well as some of my other favorite designers! Lets get started!
As you all know, I'm a bit of a katespade-aholic (who are we kidding, I'm totally obsessed). But since kate can be a wee bit pricey sometimes, it may be wise to invest in a few basic yet bold pieces that you can get a lot of use out of for years to come...

Friday, June 8, 2012

Style Spotlight: Park Guell

Pretty Little Liar's Star, Lucy Hale, steps into the the spotlight wearing Kate Spade New York!The always lovely lucy was spotted in a open ceremony dress and brightening up her look with kate spade for the ABC family television upfront. She dressed these earrings up, but they can easily go casual or even edgy depending on the color you choose and way you wear them!

Thursday, June 7, 2012

Splash from the Past: Pool Party

For our third and final splash from the past post, we are turning poolside looks into party worthy outfits!
The girl on the go doesn't slow down during the summer. Instead her days are packed with non stop summer festivities! Her afternoon may start with a day at the beach or lounging by the pool, but it usually ends with a spectacular summer party. So she has to be able to update her look instantly.

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Splash from the Past: Accessories

welcome back for another splash from the past post!
yesterday we did some shopping for retro swimwear looks and today is all about accessories! 
Some people think that you don't need to accessorize a swim suit, wrong! Every swimsuit provides an opportunity to finish the look with complimentary accessories!

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Splash from the Past: Swim Shop

Summer's here and that means swimsuit season is upon us!So this week is all about retro swimwear looks, as inspired by a reader request from the fabulous Jordan!
Today is all about finding you the perfect retro bathing suit! So come on in, the waters fine!

Monday, June 4, 2012

All Wrapped Up

Time for another marketing monday, yay!
today, lets look at two of my favorites: my favorite up and coming brit and my favorite ring!
 so last week my favorite america's next top model contestant, british born sophie, took home the win! you know what that means: a spread in italian vogue, a modeling contract, the face of the fragrance dream come true and a cover girl contract and commercial... check it out!

Friday, June 1, 2012

Style Spotlight: Carried Away

It's time for another style spotlight!

I've been watching sex and the city from the begining latley so I am becoming slightly more obsessed, with carrie and her ever changing style. In this look, she is channeling a trend from last year that is still hot for spring/summer 2012: pattern mixing! Lets take a look at how its done.