Pink Perfection

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Like MK, Nicole Richie is at the top of my celebrity style favs.  In the Glamour UK April 2009 issue, she looks stunning in this too ‘pretty in pink’ dress from the Luisa Beccaria Spring 2009 collection.  If you have the $1,590 to drop and a Cinderella-like ball to attend, this Strapless Pink Mermaid Evening Gown by Tony Bowls Collection is a viable look-alike.

Currently overplaying Wes Hutchinson.


headbands1headbands21Old bandana. Urban Outfitters headbands. Stacey Lapidus.

I confess. I used to wear that awful head-gear. Yes, if a mental image of Joan Cusack in Sixteen Candles popped up, then ding, that was me. If you saw what I was working with back in elementary school, you’d understand the need for braces, rubber bands (on my braces) and the terrible head-gear (only at night).

But I digress. I’m talking about the head-gear that’s in style today. The kind that you actually want to wear. I’m a fan of dressing up the head every now and then, esp. because I’m so uber low maintenance with my daily hairstyle. Even though my hair is long, I never brush it (except when I get this huge nasty knot in the back) or use a blow dryer. Hence, head-gear is a great accessory for me, esp. when I want to look acceptable with not-so fresh hair.

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If I had the funds, I’d definitely get Nicole Richie’s House of Harlow 1960 headpieces. The Gold Bead Five Strand Head Piece (first pic) is a steal at $170, compared to the Gold Seven Strand Headband at $395.  It’s a gorg piece, but I’d rather get a handbag over a headband for that cost.  The most I’ve spent on a hair accessory is $100 for my Stacey Lapidus single braided silk headband with crystals, which I love (pictured at top).

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Currently on my radar is this Brass Arrows Headband from Free People ($38).  The Urban Oufitters Leaf Headband also caught my eye, and for $18, I’ll probably purchase this.  It comes in several colors, but I’m leaning toward the black for versatility.  The green has already sold out, so people are snatching these up.

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In theory, I like this Gabriela Artigas Vintage Bow Headband ($86), but with my oily forehead, this dainty chain would probably not stay on the forehead for too long.  The Forever 21 twin flower headband is laughable alone; try putting a head between those flower earmuffs, and you’re bound to get some raised eyebrows wearing them in public.  Just say NO.

Don’t Try This At Home


I’m all for DIY, but please don’t attempt this.  I mean the fact that this retails for $162 is crazy!  There are only x-small and small sizes left.  Who is buying this?!

I still love you Pixie Market, but this was a miss for me.

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Love the Lily Kitty strapless dress with the tulip shape bottom.  I’d snap this up but they only have medium sizes left.  How cute is the Motel blue bustier dress with the off the shoulder ruffle straps?  I have two tops with similar off the shoulder straps that I haven’t worn in forever.. maybe it’s time to break those out again.


Cardigans are still a staple, but I’ve stopped buying them and have been making blazers (cropped and oversized) my go-to cover up.  This Something Else by Natalie Wood double breasted blazer has a great sheen to it and would be perfect to throw over a mini.  I love how you can fold the Maud legacy buckle boot down or leave them up.  Notice my love for multiple buckles?

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Currently overplaying Sara Lov. Her song ‘New York’ was the last song played when Whit and Jay “broke up” again on this week’s The City.

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Mary-Kate can pretty much do no wrong in my book.  Changing up her look, she looks glam and sophisticated.  The dress is plain, but the details are what pull the look together down to the red nail polish and matching red lips. Every time she wears long dresses, she makes me think that I can pull them off too, despite my height.


In true MK fashion, she adds a random, loose inverted braid.  Who would think to add a random braid to a head full of curls?! Heart her.

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