Paper Couture

Paper Couture

As many of us know, the Met Gala is a night reserved to showcase some of the most beautiful couture designs within the fashion industry. Designers choose fabrics of incredible quality, varying from chiffon to velvet, helping to raise the events glamour quotient. As beautiful as these fabrics are, other artists have been able to […]

Met Gala 2014

Met Gala 2014

After last year’s very rebellious punk theme, Monday night’s Met Gala raised its glamour quotient quite a few notches. The white-tie event was in keeping with the theme of this year’s Costume Institute exhibit: “Charles James: Beyond Fashion.” James was a British-born designer who was known for his structured aesthetic. As the stars of Hollywood […]

The Third Time is a Charm

The Third Time is a Charm

The Third Time is a Charm “They say that if you dream a thing more than once, it’s sure to come true” (Princess Aurora) I have been dreaming and designing my wedding gown in my mind, since I was a little girl, and now here I am seeing that dream come true.  The third and […]

The Crowning Moment

The Crowning Moment

The Crowning Moment Much like the late, great animator, I too have been dreaming and working at executing those dreams just as I have envisioned them, in particular the dreams of my wedding day, which is now mere weeks away.  While most would suspect that the culmination of my vision would come at the moment […]

Planning is in Full Bloom

Planning is in Full Bloom

Planning is in full bloom Famed fabler Hans Christian Anderson once said “Just living is not enough. One must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower”.  How very fitting to begin this next chapter in my tale, the one about the flowers, with these words from a master storyteller. It seems that every fantastical chronicle […]

Fit for a Princess

Fit for a Princess

Fit for a Princess “And now to make a lovely dress fit to grace a fair princess” says Flora the good fairy with a wave of her wand, magically weaving fabric into a flowing gown for Princess Aurora.  I, much like one of my favorite princesses, was swept up in the magic woven by Ines De […]

The Perfect Fit

The Perfect Fit

The Perfect Fit   “Cinderella is proof that a pair of shoes can change your life”, not just any pair, the perfect pair with the perfect fit which is determined by a number of factors.  First off, the heel.  I love wearing heels, particularly tall 5-6” ones and I do so on a regular basis.  […]

Pairing Pumps and Personalities

Pairing Pumps and Personalities

Pairing Pumps and Personalities “Shoes transform your body language and attitude, they lift you physically and emotionally.”  I share this same philosophy by Christian Louboutin.  Shoes are definitely an indicator of one’s personality and mood; what they like to do; who they are; and where they are going.  I feel like my shoes are a […]

Walk An Aisle In My Shoes

Walk An Aisle In My Shoes

Walk An Aisle In My Shoes In one of his most memorable roles as Forest Gump, Tom Hanks proclaimed that “There’s an awful lot you can tell about a person by their shoes”  and anyone who knows me, knows this to be very true, for my shoes are definitely a reflection of my personality and […]