Lady-like Leather

The touch, the feel of . . . leather? ! Yup, why not? While breathable cotton and gauzy linen are summertime staples, this season, leather shows its softer side. No tough biker jackets or studded S&M-looking cuff bracelets here–think well-tailored, feminine pieces in dreamy nudes and neutrals. So you can keep your flirty summer-dresses in the closet a tad bit longer, since the lighter side of leather proves that this beloved material truly is a season-less staple. 1.... Read More

Designer Collaboration: Calypso for Target

Let us quote our favorite telestylist, Rachel Zoe: Uhhhmigod. UH-mazing. Buh-manas. I could DIE.   That pretty much sums up how we feel about this latest Target collab, with Calypso St. Barth, the bastion of the Euro-Carribbean, boho-beachy look. They’re currently offering an affordable, limited-edition of fashion and accessories for women, and oh, it doesn’t stop there!  There’s also equally drool worthy kids, baby and home lines, too. What we’re ready to get clicking... Read More

Pleat Picks: January 2011

What we’re loving right now isn’t just about the dawn of a new month . . . it’s the dawn of a new year. In the midst of high winter, we’re still in love with all that’s cozy and cute. These No. 6 clog booties give us a reason (sort of) to appreciate the cold weather. Or brighten up a blah black wardrobe with this colorful and cuddly plaid jacket from J.Crew. If you’re lucky enough to have planned a sunshine-y escape from Old Man Winter, dip your toe into the... Read More

Black Friday (The Semi-Selfish Version)

Welcome today, the now infamous Black Friday.  A day that’s almost grown to be a holiday in its own right.  A day when shoppers are up at 3 AM, and have caused life-threatening stampedes by 5AM. All in the name of deep discounts and door busters galore. We know this day of frenzied consumption is supposed to be about shopping for other people, but with so many irresistible deals out there, why not pick up a little something for yourself? If you are of a more selfless... Read More