Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Boots on FAB

I had such a great experience this Sunday at the FabSugar and Elizabeth & James Pop Up Shop Party I decided to transfer my blog over to OnFab.  You should follow me there now!


Monday, September 13, 2010

Need These!

These sessy Casadei peep toe heels were on Gilt friday. I meant to buy them but I don't have $499. Wah!!

I'd wear them with this GORGEOUS Elizabeth & James black dress.

And live happily ever after.
Then end.

Business Savy

Check out my new business card!!  Isn't it darling?   I am always looking to expand my network, meet other fashionistas, attend events and explore the crazy, yet wonderful world of fashion.  Please feel free to contact me anytime <3

Sneak Peak: FabSugar's Elizabeth & James Pop Up Shop Party!

Here is a little sneak peak of the outfit I chose at the FabSugar and Elizabeth & James Pop Up Shop Party!  More to come.

Saturday, September 11, 2010

Need These!

How cute are these distressed boots from Forever 21?  I definitely need to purchase them.  They are only $32.80 and feature the cutest crochet detail to add a feminine feel to a masculine boot.  Love!!

Never Forget

It's been nine years since the towers fell, nine years since I was terrified, nine years since the nation mourned the loss of thousands of people; friends, parents, neighbors, husbands and wives.  People were brave and strong, and terrified and hysterical.  What a bag of emotions; anger, sadness, grief, and relief for those who made it out alive.  I will never forget September 11th, 2001, and no one should.

Yet, on this anniversary 9/11 seems more of a topic than previous years due to the great mosque debate.  Should or shouldn't a Muslim rec center be built two blocks from ground zero?

On that horrific day nine years ago everyone joined together to help, to listen, to aid and assist.  Strangers helping strangers, carrying, holding, hugging.  To commemorate 9/11, I feel we should continue with the love and deny these awful prejudices.

Friday, September 10, 2010

Fashion's Night Out // Modeling Debut

I'm getting ready to head downtown to the UGG Soho store to celebrate the 2nd annual Fashion's Night Out.  The brainchild of Vogue's Anna Wintour, FNO is a celebration of fashion and promotes shopping and retail.  Stores all over the world celebrate with parties, performances and fashion shows.  At the UGG store, we are unveiling our collaboration with Jimmy Choo.  The collection is comprised of 5 styles in multiple color variations.  The collection features the classic UGG boot with decorative Jimmy Choo studding, stars, grommets, leopard, zebra and hobo fringing detail.  Here are the details:

79 Mercer Street
(between Spring & Broome)
Drinks - Bites from City Bakery
Music by DJ Vikas
Pre-sale the exclusive UGG® & Jimmy Choo

In addition, FabSugar asked me to MODEL at the Elizabeth & James Pop Up Shop Party this Sunday.  Ummm yesssss!!  I am a huge fan of Elizabeth & James, The Row, The Olsens, Full House :), and of course parties.  I was asked from when I received "Look of the Day" on their website and will be joined by 3 other look of the day recipients.  I'm hoping to meet a lot of industry people, cool girls and have a great day.  I'm also excited to get my makeup done and hair styled!  I'm feeling a bit uncomfortable with the modeling part, but this is an opportunity I could not turn down.  I will post a lot of pictures from each event on Monday.

Wish me luck!!

The Times They Are A' Changin'

I can't even begin to explain how the landscape of fashion PR has changed since I entered the field three years ago. While once focused on obtaining product placement in major magazines and wooing celebrities with freebies, I now find the consumer is the driving force behind our strategy. Social media came through like a tornado, and in its wake a whole new scene. Brands are relinquishing a lot of power, allowing consumers to write reviews of products online and bloggers are becoming more credible than fashion editors. Twitter allows news to be communicated in seconds. The nature of everything is quick, fast and easy. With all this change, agencies purely focused on social media are flourishing. My brand has recently hired an agency with expertise on Facebook, Twitter and blogger relations. This is a great article on how to pursue a career in Digital Public Relations. I foresee that area greatly expanding in the next few years, and with all these changes, I wouldn’t be surprised if new applications arise and crush Facebook and Twitter!


Thursday, September 9, 2010

Hey Four Eyes!

At the young age of four I started wearing glasses 24/7.  While some kids would dread this unwanted nuisance, I welcomed it.  I loved being "the girl with the glasses".  And even though most days now I sport my contacts, I still feel glasses are the ultimate chic geek accessory.  My new glasses are Derek Lam, who is also a lover of spectacles. 
Derek Lam looking fab

Me in my new Derek Lam specs :)

Buddy Holly made glasses awesome!
Me as a youngin' with glasses (I think they had Mickey Mouse on the side, COOL).  On a side note, do you like how we match? Not only me and my brother Luke, but also my cousins Leanne and Jessie?  COOL.
More lil' Lindsey glasses pics!

R-E-S-P-E-C-T Your Shoes!

Treat your shoes right!!! 
To a footwear enthusiast, shoes are like trophy's, like children!  They should be treated with love and respect.  Ok, who am I kidding?  I live in a little box in Manhattan... my shoes are stuffed in bins, boxes and basically all over the place.  When I am rich I aim for something like this...ELLE Magazine's sample closet...
photo from Time Out New York

Or even this beautiful cabinet.  I like how it has glass panels to showcase the heels!

Photo from Apartmenttherapy.com

Friday, September 3, 2010

Ravioli's After My Own Heart

To say I am a fan of raviolis would be an understatement, I’m obsessed. My family anxiously awaits Christmas day, not for the presents, but for Ana Baby and Maria's homemade raviolis. We drool, we devour and then we critique. To this day, I am constantly searching for the most inspired, the tastiest and affordable ravioli dishes. Surprisingly, some of my favs do not originate from New York City, a Mecca of culinary arts, but lil ole Long Island. Here is a list of my top 5 raviolis thus far:

1) Po Restaurant: White Bean Ravioli (31 Cornelia Street, NYC)

2) Sage Bistro: “Ravioli of the Day”—best one I’ve had there was Goat Cheese w/ Roasted Red Pepper and Artichoke (2620 Merrick Rd, Bellmore, NY)

3) Cara Mia: Spinach Ravioli Portobello (3935 Merrick Rd, Seaford, NY)

4) Il Mulino: porcini mushroom Ravioli(86 W 3rd St, NYC)

5) Focacceria: Wild Mushroom Ravioli (87 MacDougal St, NYC)

Ombre Ole!

Tomorrow is the big day… hair cut & color time. I’m overjoyed. Initially, I wanted a big change and have been considering the long bob AKA the Lob. But with the cooler weather approaching and all my winter hats calling out to me from inside plastic bins, I just cannot chop my hair off. I love the look and feel of my hair cascading out of my healthy array of beanies, trappers and earmuffs. That being said, I’d still like a change and think I’ve made the grueling decision to try out ombre hair, meaning starting darker at the roots and gradually getting lighter. Ombre comes from the French language meaning shadow, so that’s exactly what I’m going to tell my hairdresser. Let’s see what she comes up with, and if it doesn’t work out, I might be getting that long bob after all!
Drew Barrymore is absolutely adorable. Although I don’t want to go so blonde, she is the perfect example of Ombre hair done well.  It's funky and fresh.
Lily Aldridge’s Ombre Hair is very beachy and free spirited. Gimmie her hair and boyfriend.


Thursday, September 2, 2010

i HEART you!


Alexander McQueen

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

..Dot me..

Dolce and Gabbana


Michael Kors

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Bottoms Up

In my quest to dress more professionally for work, I noticed I only have 2 non-jean pants. I recently purchased a pair of skinny trousers from the Gap’s new Premium Black Pant Collection and love them. However, I still need about 2-3 great pants to wear during the week. I’ve been into the silky harem style, which surprises me because I like to think of myself as a forefather of skinny jeans/pants, but hey, change can be great! Here are some good newbies to add to my closet without sacraficing my own personal style!

Lulus.com, $52.  I've been loving the Lulu's website... trendy stuff at good prices.

Club Monaco, $130.  If I don't get these I am going to go into a psychotic rage and land myself in the looney bin.

Top Shop, $80.  I don't own any khaki's!  I like these because of the darker color and side buttons.
J. Crew, $650.  Ok, I could never really purchase these.  But oh man, if I could...

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Bikram Yoga Challenge

Regarding the gym, I’ve always been a glutton for punishment. Since I joined the gym (seriously) my senior year of college I often push myself beyond comfort and end up feeling very satisfied. It all started with my first Spin class. Not knowing how grueling it would be, me and Roe decided we’d get Rosella’s Pizza after (our fav). Forty Five minutes later we were def NOT going to Rosella's and were begging our instructor Cliff for a secret remedy to rid of us the pain and exhaustion we were suffering. It was then I realized I was in love with Spin. For the first time in a while I had felt proud of myself. The two years prior to this Spin class had been turbulent for me (to say the least) and I’d plagued my body with toxins of all kinds. Spin challenged me, and as cheesy as it sounds, I felt like I could do anything after I’d mastered this class.

Four years later I am engaging in a new physical challenge, Bikram Yoga. The room is heated to 105 degrees and involves 26 postures. The real challenge for me at this beginning stage is the heat. It’s thick and muggy in the room, and if you get distracted you can forget to breathe. Also, the sweat pouring out everywhere can be distracting, but the more you wipe it away, the hotter you get. I’m looking forward to improving at this new art form and improving my flexibility (which is one of my main objectives). I’m also looking forward to (in true Lindsey fashion) buying some hot ass yoga gear. See below.

Forever21 Sports Bra
My Nikes... LOVE.
Modells Tie Dye Yoga Mat

Forever 21 Short Shorts
Need to drink Coconut water to refuel!!

Comedy Tonight!

Outfit of the day for Tues. Aug 24th, 2010. 
I love this sequin bow tie shirt from forever21 so much. It's very versatile, I've worn it long with jeggings, tucked into trousers and now with these new pants I purchased from Gap in order to dress more professional.  The blouse paired with these black skinny pants is a comical take on menswear, a trend that I love and hasn't gone away yet.  It has a real Charlie Chaplin feel.  So appropriate because tonight I am going to see some old friends from High School (drama).  All the world's a stage!!
Necklace (see below): LOFT, Blouse: Forever21, Belt: Forever21, Pants: Gap, Shoes: UGG Australia

On a side note, should I get a bob?  It would look kind of like this?

Monday, August 23, 2010

Fall Me

I am getting so excited for the cooler weather that should be coming in a month or so.  I love Fall, the leaves changing colors, caramel candies, wearing a cardigan or light sweater, layering clothes, knit hats, and boots, boots and more boots.  I was so impressed with Sam Edelman's Fall line when I posted images way back when... and now that styles are available in stores I am even more anxious to gather up some moolah and purchase.  I especially like these animal printed cloggers... rawr.  What a great transitional shoe they could be from late summer with some tweed shorts...to fall with cute socks and ankle trousers... to winter with thick tights and a dress.  I want, I want!

Friday, August 6, 2010

Signature Style

As previously mentioned, my style often reflects what I love most in life, music. Sometimes I’m a happy hippy, and sometimes I’m a brooding, angst ridden woman (PMS). None the less, music has always been a consistent in my life and has kept me going. Yet, I seem unfulfilled with my definition of my signature style. I often get to work and look in the mirror, “what am I wearing?”, “how old am I?”, and more often than not, “is this WORK appropriate??” Fortunately, I do have the "outfit freedom" at work, but that cannot be an excuse for me any longer.  Maybe the happy hippy in me needs to tone down, or mature. My new style objectives are to dress more professional (Monday through Friday, of course) and to ‘wow’ myself on a daily basis. Here is a (in my opinion) good, fashion forward, work appropriate outfit, featuring the green Zara pants I can’t seem to take off, as well as the Steve Madden Oxford Wedges I love oh so much (they are also super comfortable).

I also tried the sock/sandals trend... I like!

Top- H&M
Belt- Alloy
Pants- Zara
Socks- H&M
Wedges- Steve Madden