Thursday, April 30, 2009
Yes, we all know it's rough out there. Save more, spend less. And because of that retailers are coming up with crafty ways to get you into their stores and opening your wallets. So crafty that Olive & Bette's in NYC came up with the idea that customers could sell unwanted jewelry to a licensed gold buyer — who would weigh it, test it and issue a check on the spot. Sounds a little crazy, but who doesn't have some old jewlery (from an ex, perhaps) laying around that they would gladly ditch for a new spring top. Of course, until you find out that expensive necklace really only cost about as much as a pack of tictacs. Then you are just played a fool.
kisses for thursday,
Wednesday, April 29, 2009
The Volvo World Race is currently docked in Boston for three weeks. Since Puma is one of their biggest sponsors, they are constructing a pop-up mini village at each port. I would like to meet the person who thought of this and buy them an ice cream cone, because it is pretty brilliant. If you're in Boston, go and check out Puma City (just look for the giant red shipping containers that say Puma) hit up the the souvenir shop, shoe store and apparel store. Oh and when you get tired of shopping, stop at the bar and relax with a drink.
Tuesday, April 28, 2009
This came via crowls who got it via the metrocurean.
Acqua al 2, my FAVORITE restaurant in Florence is planned for Capitol Hill. Their blueberry steak is the stuff that dreams are made of. I may die. Actually, I lied. I am dying.
It is where I spent Thanksgiving of 07 and I also remember a wine-fueled dinner with NicNic and her British friend. AMAZING.
5:00 am - shoot awake as computer crashes to the floor
7:30 am - listen to the new discuss swine flu - yikes!
11:30 am - plan to go to the gym
5:30 pm - probably eat some fro yo
6:30 pm - get my hair cut and colored. yeaaaaaaaaaa!
9:00 pm - a little something called packing and laundry
They look like this, sort of... ok not really. But I felt this post needed a picture.
Sunday, April 26, 2009
Please go and check these out and let me know how awesome or awesomely bad they are.
Sample Sale Heaven
What: Your prayers are answered with at least 70 percent off Posen, Cavalli, Dior, and more.
Why: Mention DailyCandy for early entrance at noon.
When: Sun., 1-5 p.m.
Where: Halo, 1435 P St. NW, b/t 14th & 15th Sts. Info at firstname.lastname@example.org. Cash only.
What: A fashion show featuring the funky threads of local line Artistic Aya.
Why: Proceeds benefit Pediatric AIDS/HIV Care.
When: Sun., 3-6 p.m.
Where: LeftBank, 2424 18th St. NW, b/t Columbia & Belmont Rds. (202-464-2100).
Thursday, April 23, 2009
Except for today, when she got me.... sort of. She called me earlier in the week to ask me what hotel we were staying at for our cousin's wedding. It was the Hilton, but knowing how she feels about skeavy hotels, I made up a story that I found a cheaper Red Roof Inn a mile down the road and canceled our comfy two bathroom suite at the Hilton for that. I thought I was mighty clever. Then she called me back and told me that her hubby could have gotten us a free upgrade to the presidental suite at the Hilton, but he turned it down because she thought I wanted the cheaper hotel to save money. This went on for about 10 minutes with me asking questions, her making up answers. And I believed her... sort of.
She finally caved and told me the truth right before we hung up. She wins. Til next week when we are sure to play this little game again. Like I said, dorks!
(update: I just got an email from her that said "Gotcha!" We embrace our dorkiness.)
Tuesday, April 21, 2009
What is that exactly? Does DC do Uptown... do I need to take out the vintage Chanel suit and and have Jeeves the driver take me while sipping a gin martini? I'm so funny sometimes even I laugh out loud.
Monday, April 20, 2009
Friday, April 17, 2009
Tonight I will party like I am 21 (because Rexy finally is)
Tomorrow I will fill holes in my wall, eat cake with a certain Stro and search for some vintage finds in the suburbs.
And you... you are going to World Market to take advantage of their Friends & Family event and 25% off.
(my sister and smooshface -- that little cutie is the future of fashion)
Thursday, April 16, 2009
I know I sound like a broken record... but the Gilt Groupe is amazing. Their final sale starts today. Don't be lame, don't be lazy, don't be.. I don't know, what is another "L" word?
Just go check it out.
(and email me if you need an invite to the site.)
Spring covered kisses,
Tuesday, April 14, 2009
Monday, April 13, 2009
Friday, April 10, 2009
Thursday, April 9, 2009
Read this article in today's NYTimes and then thank me later.
recession covered kisses,
Wednesday, April 8, 2009
Tuesday, April 7, 2009
I could only find a picture of the one. I am going to wrap my waist in a satin black wrap belt.
Now. I. Am. Obsessed. With. The. Shoes.