Hampton Classics. Total Treasures.

The Hampton Classic Horse Show is a must see for those who love equestrian events. The venue is absolutely beautiful. The hunter courses are filled with beautiful jumps and exceptional greenery, and the jumper courses are colorful and grand. It’s plain fabulous. In vendor row, I picked up the wanderlust necklace from Jet Set Candy and…

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Black and White. Formal Bling.

Black and white are my default colors for accessories and clothing staples. I never regret choosing either one. They’re timeless and versatile. You could say ‘safe’. I choose ‘fabulous’. Don’t get me wrong. I love color and patterns. I just always feel polished, capable and comfortable in black or white. A white cotton shirt, a…

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New Year. New Adventures.

Who dares, wins – Latin: Qui audet adipiscitur, is a motto made popular by the British Special Air Service. Boutique Academia has beautifully captured it with this necklace. It’s weathered bronze and aluminum stamped discs on a gunmetal chain deliver style and meaning in a versatile piece. I purchased one for my sister and my…

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Layered Luxe. Sparkling Silver.

There are times when your LBD needs some extra sparkle. It’s nice to be able to add a touch of elegance and a personal statement with your accessories. That’s exactly what my sister did for the Menlo Charity Horse Show Gala, benefitting the Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired this past August. She…

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Summer Jewel. Vintage Thrift.

Vintage pins make great statements. Collectors often have favorite themes like flowers, dogs, musical instruments and fruit. And, it’s always nice to add to a collection. I’ve never set out specifically to pick up a pin. I randomly stumble across them when doing something else. This time my washing machine broke forcing a quick trip…

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Bead Beauty. Natural Power.

Beautiful, natural stone beads always make great gifts. This wrap bracelet is made of amazonite. It’s said to encourage truth, courage and self-discovery. I gave this one to my daughter as she completed her first year of university. It comes from paybackgift.com, a retailer who curates handmade jewelry from artists worldwide. Their team is focused…

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