Sparkle #191: Hot Right Now – Quirky Novelty Bags

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Quirky, novelty bags are everywhere – on the ramp, on the screen and on your favorite celebrity. If you want to make a big, bold and bright style statement, a novelty bag is a must have in your wardrobe. It is one of… Continue Reading

Sparkle #187: Floral Dresses for a Romantic Summer

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Summer is around the corner, and what better way to update your style than with a fresh and flirty floral dress? I love floral prints and am always looking for an excuse to incorporate them in my wardrobe. Floral dresses (especially maxis) make for soft, romantic… Continue Reading

Sparkle #179: Pant Suits in Bright Colors

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Nothing says business quite like a tailored and well fitted pant suit! I am not much of a jeans/pants person – I prefer dresses over jeans any day. In fact it’s been a while since I brought a regular pair of… Continue Reading

Sparkle #174: Rose Quartz & Serenity Mood Board

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Pantone recently released it’s colors for 2016, and I am delighted! Rose quartz and serenity make for a light and airy combination which can not only exist by itself, but also easily mix with other colors to create eye catching palettes. That sounds believable,… Continue Reading

Sparkle #168: Embellished Statement Jackets

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Did you see my post on party dresses for Christmas and New Years? Well there is one more way to glam up your look for a night out – an embellished statement jacket! Just throw on one of these over your little… Continue Reading

Sparkle #164: Gorgeous Party Dresses

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Parties and December go hand in hand! Whether it is a Christmas get together, a holiday party at work or a New Year’s bash – going out gets more frequent in December. And every evening out is an excuse to go shopping and pick… Continue Reading

Sparkle #160: Beauty Gifts Under $25

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Shopping for holiday gifts can be tiring, there are just so many different categories and options to choose from! I personally find that beauty samplers or gift boxes make for excellent holiday gifts (whether you are giving or receiving). If you pick up… Continue Reading

Sparkle #156: T-Shirts Perfect for Thanksgiving

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Fashion is important, but comfort takes precedence when it comes to Thanksgiving. After all, one needs to make sure they are in their most relaxed attire to finish all the turkey and pie! These Thanksgiving themed sweatshirts and t-shirts are the perfect way to style your look… Continue Reading

Sparkle #152: My Favorite Red Lipstick

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Red lipstick – an all time beauty classic and one of the easiest ways to glamorize your style. No matter what the outfit, event or shade – this trend fits in well with both casual and formal affairs. A dash of red lipstick adds… Continue Reading

Sparkle #148: Fabulous Winter Coats & Capes

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This week, I am talking about my favorite winter activities or associations and asking you to do the same by leaving a comment below! Today’s post is probably my favorite for the week. Yes, you guessed it right. It’s In Vogue Wednesday’s… Continue Reading

Sparkle #144: French Manicures for Fall

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Taking a break from all the Halloween posts on the blog, today I wanted to share three french manicure styles which will definitely help update your look for fall – winter 2015. French manicures have always been my favorite nail trend, and… Continue Reading

Sparkle #140: The Fall Edit from Anthropologie

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The folks at Anthropologie just updated their online collection to include new pieces for fall-winter 2015, and I am in love with all the additions! Their 2015 collection has a mix of sharp, tailored pieces as well as colorful bohemian silhouettes. Update your wardrobe for… Continue Reading

Sparkle #136: Disco Gypsy at Paris Fashion Week

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Fashion Week is upon us again and this time the runway is setup in Paris! My favorite show at Paris has almost always been Manish Arora’s ready to wear Spring Summer preview. Kitschy, psychedelic and colorful – his trademark style… Continue Reading

Sparkle #132: Fall Fashion Moodboard

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I love creating mood boards! They are great for visualizing different elements of a theme. You can experiment with multiple components, put together contrasting as well as complementary elements and play around with different compositions till you find one which feels just right! A mood board… Continue Reading

Sparkle #128: Fall Wallpapers for your Desktop

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Another week and the leaves will start changing color, the wind will get cooler and the days shorter! If you haven’t already, start thinking about fall and all the fun it is going to bring in the coming weeks. Everything gets updated… Continue Reading

Sparkle #124: Dress, Pants or Both?

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I stumbled upon this photograph of SJP wearing a dress over pants and it made me wonder if I could pull off this look as well as she does? The dress over pants trend resurfaces every year, typically during spring season. But given how easy breezy… Continue Reading

Sparkle #120: Shoes, Bags and Shades

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Ever wanted to update your fashion vocabulary so you can rattle off shoe and bag names with confidence? If you want to familiarize yourself with fashion terms so you can easily identify a slingback from a pump or call out the difference between messenger and… Continue Reading

Sparkle #116: Illustrated Playing Cards

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Illustrated playing cards are so much fun to look at, they almost always end up distracting me from the game! Illustrations done for a pack of playing cards tend to be creative as well as extremely versatile. Given that a deck of cards… Continue Reading

Sparkle #112: India Couture Week 2015

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I love traditional Indian wear. It is such an extraordinary combination of fabrics, colors and silhouettes. Indian clothing takes inspiration from the country’s rich cultural heritage, which often manifests in the form of contrasting elements combined together to produce fashion which is dramatic and… Continue Reading

Sparkle #108: A Pink & Blue Summer

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I am in love with two colors this summer: dreamy lavender pink and ice cold blue. There’s something about pairing pink and blue together, whichever shade or hue you might pick, it almost always works! And when you pair lighter shades of pink… Continue Reading

Sparkle #104: Cool Summer Sunglasses

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I love sunglasses! They are probably my all time favorite fashion accessory. They have definite functional and fashion benefits which makes them an essential part of any wardrobe. They protect our eyes from sunburn and prevent early wrinkles by helping us avoid squinting. A… Continue Reading

Sparkle #100: Magical Art for your Desktops

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Have you heard of Vladstudio.com? I stumbled upon Vladstudio almost 5 years ago, when I was looking for quirky and whimsical wallpapers to dress my shiny new Sony Vaio! Vladstudio is an art project of Russian digital artist Vlad Gerasimov – a professional… Continue Reading

Sparkle #96: The Magic of Enid Blyton

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Did you grow up reading Enid Blyton? I did! Her books were a very important part of my growing up years and I feel like her stories helped me believe that anything is possible, and magic does exist! Her stories ranged… Continue Reading

Sparkle #92: Fashion for 4th of July

Happy July folks! Are you all geared up for a fabulous and fun fourth of July weekend? The timing of this holiday could not be better – the breezy summer weather makes it perfect to plan beach escapades, barbecue parties and other fun outdoor… Continue Reading

Sparkle #88: Hello Summer!

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Hello folks, how is your week coming along? It’s ‘In Vogue’ Wednesday on the blog today, so here is some mid-week inspiration which will remind you of the weekend and hopefully pace up the rest of your week! June is here and the beach is calling! Summer… Continue Reading

Sparkle #84: Remembering Holly Golightly

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I love Breakfast at Tiffany’s! And I absolutely adore Audrey Hepburn’s character in the movie. Hepburn gave us an extremely lovable heroine in Holly Golightly – young, spirited, naive and a tad bit eccentric. Her portrayal of  the flighty young New York socialite… Continue Reading

Sparkle #80: Rustic Chalkboard Menus

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I love chalkboard menus and I am so obsessed with creating something similar for my kitchen right now. They add a vintage, rustic and whimsical charm to the entire room. You can get as creative as you want with these menus – paint some… Continue Reading