new ‘do // by {david benjamin}

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welcome to my new ‘do!  these gorgeous locks are courtesy of david benjamin, an amazingly talented hairstylist at chris chase salon.  for those of you who have met him, [talking to you, melanie sutrathada] you know that he is simultaneously incredibly sweet and incredibly hilarious.  david has represented so many prominent clients, from demi moore to SJP – he styles the greats.  he has been featured in elle, the new york times, and vanity fair… styled attendees at the grammy’s, miss america, and NYFW… tv stars on rolling stone, the today show, and project runway. Continue reading

feathers + leathers

winter can take us into a slump.  whether it be our gym routines, social lives, or our wardrobes that suffer- it really takes a toll!  that’s why i’ve tried to snag a few out-of-the-ordinary pieces that i can wear in the winter.  pieces that bring back that fuzzy feeling (& even feel fuzzy!)  pieces that add a little fun back into the woes of winter.  i think it worked – see for yourself below.  i fully embrace the RBF all day, but sometimes you just can’t take yourself too seriously!

 

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fancy @ the flatiron // {florals} + felines

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this may be my favorite photoshoot to date.  what’s not to love?!  florals, felines, & the flatiron, oh my!  as you can see by my Instagram posts leading up to this & the title here, I am all about the F’s.  all of the alliteration, all of the Fs.  little did I know these were a few of my favorite things!  somehow I’m feeling fancy in this outfit, but why?  all it really is is a Target blazer over the easiest white tee & flowy skirt combo in all the land.

to me, it’s fancy because of the mix of textures & angles.  it’s not about what you spent, where you’re going, or even why you’re wearing it.  it’s about how you pair everything together – attitude included.  and yes, playful counts!

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