HOW TO ROCK LILAC THIS SPRING

Lilac is having a major fashion moment this spring and millennial pink is stepping aside.  From pants and tops to accessories and makeup, it’s all lilac everything.  Naturally, I’ve been infusing my wardrobe with this fresh color and I’ve especially enjoyed color blocking with it.  To nail the lilac look, scoop up a pair of high-waisted wide legged culottes (I’ve shared a few of my favorites below).  Then go ahead and pair them with a lilac top.  Even if the lilac hue is a slightly different on each piece, the overall look will be polished and on-trend.

JORD WATCH GIVEAWAY

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It’s been a trying week to say the least so I’ve been doing my best to keep myself busy and creative as I delve into so many poignant articles and social media posts pertaining to this week’s intense election. I’m constantly racking my brain to figure out what I can do to help at this very tumultuous time. In the meantime, so thankful to have some good news to share in today’s post: I’m teaming up with Jord Watches for a fabulous giveaway. More info below!

FALL MULES

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If you’re looking to freshen up your shoe collection this fall, I suggest adding a pair of classic mules with a modern twist. If you haven’t already, you’ll see these popping up in stores across the board. From slip-on loafers with tassels to slip-on flats with oversized bows (my personal fave), this season’s shoes are too cute.  Since I, for one, want to add them all to my wardrobe, I’ve decided to gather some of my favorites looks to share with you today in case you’re in the market for a pair too. 

KENDALL & GIGI

Gigi and Kendall Paris Fashion Week Illustration

Happy Tuesday! I’m excited to share the latest fashion illustration from my sketchbook with you today. It’s inspired by supermodels Gigi Hadid and Kendall Jenner’s Balmain looks from Paris Fashion Week.  When I first saw these looks, I couldn’t wait to illustrate them. Kendall’s dress has extra volume at the hips and it reminds me of a dramatic costume from ‘The Hunger Games.’ The texture and color are so beautiful that I couldn’t get it out of my head.  I also love how Gigi’s outfit is made up of color-blocked shades of blush–none of which actually match but all of which work really well together. I also love the vertical stripes in her cape. 

FROM THE SKETCHBOOK

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I had the pleasure of attending Syracuse University with an amazingly talented entrepreneur name Kristine Deer. Even back in college, I remember that Kristine was talented beyond her years–she was always sewing and sketching away and she was always able to seamlessly construct her designs so beautifully.  She later went onto launch K-Deer, her own line of “haute yogawear” out of New York and I’ve been following along from LA ever since.