Photo Love {Inspiration}: Being well dressed via Pharrell Williams for WSJ Magazine

“Being perfectly well-dressed gives one a tranquility that no religion can bestow.”
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

Pharrell Williams in beige overcoat for WSJ Magazine September 2014

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FFF – Jonathan Adler, Alice + Olivia, Tibi Friends and Family Discounts and good byes

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Happy Fun, Free Friday lovelies!

Online Discounts

It’s raining Friends and Family discounts!  Ok, not quite, but there are quite a few retailers offering at least 20% off your orders until Monday, October 20th.  It’s time to start shopping for holiday gifts and outfits!

Here’s a rundown and my picks from each sale:

Get 25% off everything at Alice + Olivia with code FAMILYOCTOBER

Alice and Olivia Dalyla Beaded dressDalyla Beaded Dress, Alice + Olivia, $268.65 (from $597)

Get 20% off everything at Jonathan Adler with code FF2014

Jonathan Adler Mr. & Mrs. Muse vase

Mr. & Mrs. Muse Vase, Jonathan Adler, $78.40 (from $98)

Take 25% off eligible items at Tibi with code FF2014TIBI

Tibi Embroidery eyelet dressEmbroidery Eyelet Cap Sleeve Dress, Tibi, $245.25 (from $545)

Otherwise this weekend I am…

…saying goodbye to yet another friend moving out of the country.  This was coming for a while though because she has been with a Swiss guy for a few years and they planned on moving to Switzerland after they got married.  She is actually one of my husband’s closest friends and he will be sad to see them go.  But at the same time we are excited for them.  They remind us a little of ourselves a few years ago – newlyweds embarking on a new life in a new place.  It is exciting to think about what lies ahead and we wish them luck!

What are you doing this weekend?

Have a fabulous weekend!

Art/Fashion Highlight: Izak Zenou Illustrations

izak zenou legs and reddress

I love looking at beautiful illustrations. I’m still sad I didn’t inherit my mother’s artistic talents and can’t draw well.  But I do appreciate sketches and really love colorful watercolor drawings.  There is a sense of lightness, fluidity and bold color that comes with watercolor paintings.  Fashion illustrations are one of my favorite illustration categories. […]

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Fashion and Interiors: Radiant Orchid for Winter

Orchid and pink Modern-Living-Room---Livingetc-photo by Jake Curtis - saved by little luxury list

Here we are in the last quarter (yikes!) of 2014 and we wrap up Pantone color of the year – a lovely, rich, and radiant orchid. This is certainly a color that speaks of tropical surroundings or thrives in bright, sunny days.  But I actually love to celebrate bright colors in the cooler seasons as […]

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Fashion Highlight: Golden touches for cooler weather (on sale via Shopbop Friends and Family!)

Madewell Framecraft Necklace

*This post may contain affiliate links. Please see my full disclosure policy for more information.* There is something about a temperature drop outside that makes me want to reach for metallic touches. I love a sparkling pair of earrings sitting below a wool cap or a nice, statement necklace right on top of a slim sweater.  Interestingly […]

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Photo Love {Inspiration}: Free Spirit via Kirsten Dunst for the Edit

“May my heart be brave, my mind fierce, and my spirit free.” – Unknown Share on friend!

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Fun Finds/FFF – Anya Hindmarch Ebury Cornflakes tote and Healthy eating

Anya Hindmarch Ebury Maxi tote

Happy Fun, free Friday lovelies! Fun Finds I first learned about Anya Hindmarch’s whimsical purses from blogger buddy Kim.  I recently saw this purse in a newsletter and was reminded about her fun designs.  Imagine a popular character from a favorite food on a high fashion bag!  I thought it would be a little too […]

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In {Singapore}: Tim Ho Wan dim sum (aka the cheapest Michelin star restaurant!)

Tim Ho Wan spinach dumpling top by Chic n Cheap Living

Do you like variety? I love variety and trying new things.  This applies to food as well.   I almost always have to order something different from my husband when we dine out (gasp, we couldn’t eat the same thing!) and love family style meals where large platters are passed around.  So it’s natural that […]

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Photo Love {Inspiration}: Grace and Beauty via Vogue Paris October 2014

Grace Vogue Paris October 2014 Boucheron necklace

“Grace in women has more effect than beauty.” – William Hazlitt Share on friend!

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FFF – Hello Kitty Makeup Accessories at Sephora and Weekends in Tokyo

Hello Kitty Say Hello Palette - Super Fun

Happy Fun, Free Friday lovelies! Fun Finds Oh Hello Kitty, how have you managed to remain so cute over the years? It is really interesting that this little feline’s face continues to adorn not just toys, but fashion and beauty products too.  I saw a few new Hello Kitty beauty accessories at Sephora and had […]

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