Currently Craving: Summer Jewelry

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Summer alway makes me want to wear bold, statement jewelry to decorate all the skin we expose in this hot weather. I love these pieces because they are bright, ornate, and perfect for a trip to the beach, or a nighttime cocktails! Links below to everything!

Happy Memorial Day Weekend!
XOXOXO
Julie

First Row:

1) PAMELA LOVE OPAL ARROWHEAD RING (Yes, this one is way too expensive, but I loved the style, so here are more affordable alternatives HERE, and HERE.
2) HOUSE OF HARLOW TURKANA RING  (LOVE this, and great price!)

Second Row:

1) PAMELA LOVE SHOOTING ARROW EARRINGS (Perfect subtle statement)
2) DANNIGO EZRA CRYSTAL STATMENT NECKLACE (Perfect with maxi dresses)
3) SAMANTHA WILLS BOHEMIAN BARDOT RING (I am loving all her designs)

Bottom Row:

1) KELLY WEARSTLER PERFORATED RING (Love the openness of the design)
2) EDDIE BORGO FLAT COLLAR TRIANGLE NECKLACE (perfect statement necklace to go with everything!)

 

Neon Winter

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xoxoxoxo
JULIE

Parka- Aloha Rag (Similar HERE), Jeans: J Brand, Boots: Alexa Chung for Madewell (Similar HERE), Bracelet: Pamela Love (love THIS ONE too), Top: Lovers + Friends (ON SALE!),  Tote: 3.1. Phillip Lim, (Love this color too), Hat: Eugenia Kim

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Art and Fashion at 5 Pointz

 

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Hey guys!  I am so excited about this post!  I recently had the opportunity to shoot at 5 Pointz in Queens.  It’s an awesome space where graffiti artists display their work. How amazing in this incredible street art? I was blown away by the talent displayed at 5 Pointz! Read more about 5 Pointz HERE.

For my shoot I chose a funky, urban inspired Fall look. Yes, it’s finally cool in NYC!! Thank God! Leopard was the theme for the day, and I took advantage of the crisp weather to break out my leopard calf hair boots and bag.  The hot pink coat was the finishing touch- I have been WAITING to wear this coat all Summer! Details on what I am wearing, and where to buy them are below. 😉

But, first- here is a video I made showcasing the artists’ work, and what I wore.  Enjoy!
XOXO
JULIE

 

Bag: Alexander Wang, Coat: J Crew, (Similar HERE), Boots: Stuart Weitzman, (Similar wedge style HERE), Shorts: J Crew, Top: Forever 21, Necklace: Pamela Love, Bracelet: Hermes, Spike Bracelet: Eddie Borgo, Bracelet: J Crew, Ring: YSL, Sunglasses: Karen Walker, Nails- SensatioNail (at home gel polish kit- I did them myself!!!), Leopard Studded Phone Case- Jagger Edge

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Indian Summer

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P.S. Isn’t it strange how much it’s raining lately? During Winter? Shouldn’t it be snowing? Sigh….

What are you favorite looks this Winter?

  xoxo

Julie

Jacket: Balenciaga (Similar HERE and HERE), Pants: Zara (similar HERE and HERE), Top: Zara: (Similar HERE for under $7!!!), Boots: Rag and Bone Newbury. They are the most comfortable boots ever. (Get other colors HERE), Necklace: Pamela Love, Ring: YSL Arty, Belt: Hermes, Bracelet: J Crew, Bag: Celine Nano (Similar HERE)

***All Photos copyright Katharine Andriotis Photography

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White Fall Dress….two ways

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Which look is your favorite?

Dress: Zara (similar HERE and HERE), Leopard coat: Nordstrom (Similar HERE AND HERE), Boots: Rag & Bone-ON SALE at Shopbop!!  Ring: YSL, Necklace: Pamela Love, Sweater: Maison Martin Margiela for H&M (Similar HERE and HERE) Bag: Alexander Wang Leopard Brenda Sunglasses: House of Harlow

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Urban Jungle

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I paired two of Fall’s biggest trends for a fresh look: metallics and burgundy.  I found this awesome metallic skirt at Minusey for a great price.  I think the skirt adds a great pop of color in this dark, dismal Fall weather!  My burgundy quilted Balenciaga jacket is still my favorite Fall piece, and the color is just amazing.  I shot these photos in Astoria where I live……LOVE this city!  All photos by the amazing Katharine Andriotis. Details below on where to buy these items and recreate this look!

Jacket: BALENCIAGA (similar HERE and HERE) ** Also, for GREAT prices on Balenciaga jackets, as well as other designer items,  go to HG BAGS online!!   Skirt: MINUSEY **GREAT DEAL!** (Similar HERE and HERE), Bag: Celine Nano (similar HERE and HERE) Boots: Rag & Bone (Similar HERE and HERE), Ring: YSL, Necklace: Pamela Love ( last seen HERE)

Photos: Katharine Andriotis

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Pamela Love Tribal Necklace

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In LOVE. Literally. I was finally able to locate the Pamela Love tribal necklace in the medium size.  It has been sold out everywhere since last year, and I have been lusting after this large size statement necklace.  I love everything about it, the antique bronze, the hammered detail, and the size!  I have a feeling I won’t be taking this off, and you will be seeing it in a lot of posts in the coming weeks. 😉 It’s sold out pretty much everywhere, but click HERE to buy it in the gorgeous purple color, and HERE are some more gorgeous Pamela Love necklaces.  I love her style and designs….so organic and original.  Which are your favorite?

xo

Julie 😉

Items I am currently obsessing over are below 😉