Birthday week details

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//Favorite flowers on my birthday// Cuff: Hermes, Denim: COH, Shoes: Sophia Webster

This past weekend kicked off my Birthday week (I always keep the party going for at least a week in Jan).  I was overwhelmed by all the birthday wishes and sweet gifts from my friends and family.  They really know how to make a girl feel special!

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//Planning our Anniversary trip// Candle: Cire Trudon, Ring: Loren Stewart.

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//Taste of Paris in Soho// Cire Trudon candles (My favorite scent is Trianon)

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//One of Hubby’s Birthday gifts// Book of Mormon

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//Favorite combo// Blazer: Veronica Beard, Mug: Anthropologie.

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//Birthday cupcakes from my sis// Molly’s Cupcakes NYC

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//Favorite Matcha latte spot// Chalait NYC   Bag: Chanel, Muffs: Adrienne Landau

 

 

 

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The Girly Gift Guide

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Scarf: Theodora & Callum, Ring: Max & Chloe, Trench: Everlane, Tea Pot: C. Wonder, Pouch: Clare Vivier, Flats: C. Wonder-30% off, Hat: Piperlime-25% off sitewide, Top: J. Crew-30% off, Phone case: Kate Spade, Mugs: Anthropologie, Ornament: Kate Spade (also love this one).

 

 

Anchors Away

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I have always loved stripes, or anything with a nod to nautical (must be my Southern roots). However;  I wanted to do a twist on the standard navy and white, red accents and nautical accessories by replacing the red with a hot pink, mixing two different stripes, and opting for gold beads in lieu of my signature chain link.  I love how these tiny tweaks give a fresh take on an otherwise basic trend.

(Coral and white stripes paired with a mint blazer or skirt is another version of this I absolutely love).

The sky really is the limit…or should I say rainbow. anchor half half

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Blazer: Zara-old (similar here), Skirt: Topshop, Top: Joie (similar here), Shoes: Dior (similar here & here), Sunnies: Ray-Ban, Watch: Anthropologie, Bracelet: Bauble Bop, Necklace: vintage (similar here), Lips: Makeup Forever #40

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After settling back into work, a new time zone and warmer weather, I was ready for a relaxing weekend back in Sydney.  Unfortunately, the bright and sunny Australia Day was followed by a monsoon of rain and wind (perfect weather for Hunter’s).

Feeling a bit blah, due to my dismal surroundings, I decided to tap into my inner sunshine and rebel against my grey surroundings with hot pink…..of course!  Sunday brunch at Bill’s (accompanied by a very large umbrella) was the perfect recipe for a brighter outlook.

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Blazer: Zara (similar here & here), Jeans: Current/Elliott  (similar here),  Top-old (similar here & here), Sunnies: Urban Outfitters (similar here),  Shoes: Christian Louboutin, Necklace (pink): Moon & Lola, Necklace (jewels): Forever 21 (similar here & here), Bracelet: Michael Kors (similar here & here), Watch: Anthropologie, (similar here & here) Earrings: Kendra Scott