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bow tie wednesday / 43.

I’m downright obsessed with the way Tommy Ton captures style details – bow ties included. These menswear looks from Europe have me rummaging through my closet for the perfect topcoat for this rainy day weather.

I’m endlessly inspired by fashion and these detail shots absolutely make me swoon. Those floral patterned gloves? The multi-colored buttons? A feather bow tie & a neon pink hat? Yes. Please!

photo cred: {tommy ton via style.com}

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bow tie wednesday / 42.

I’m a big believer that chicks can pull off bow ties just as well as any fella out there and Blaire of Atlantic – Pacific is the perfect example. If you haven’t come across her blog yet, you are in for quite the fashion treat. I love the idea of bow ties any day of the week, cause keeping them tucked in a drawer and just as an event wear seems like a waste of a pretty amazing accessory, right?

Happy Wednesday friends!

 photo cred: {atlantic – pacific}

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bow tie wednesday / 39.

I’m always looking for fun ways to spruce up an outfit and these bow ties are just perfect. Wishing I could snag one in every color! Claudine & Compagnie certainly are proof that bow ties are DEFINITELY not just for him!

photo cred: {claudine & compagnie}

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pic me a palette : an engagement float.

how serene is this engagement photo? holy moly. totally dreamy and killer photography skills by rowell photography.

photo cred: {rowell photography via junebug weddings}

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valentine love.

Why is it that I always wait until the last minute to figure out something to wear for Valentine’s Day? Red? Pink? Just a little pop of color? Hmm. What to wear this year…what. to. wear?!

I’ve rounded up a few must have accessories and gift ideas for this year’s LOVEfest. How are you celebrating the day of love? Dinner? Low-key movie? Trip away? Night out with friends? The possibilities are endless!

photo cred: lips {via i heart makeup art} bag {marc by marc jacobs via net-a-porter} valentine accordion {the craft dept martha stewart} lace plunge {mimi holliday by damaris via net-a-porter} sequin hearts {ban.do} pink bamboo utensils {core bamboo via fab.com} xo earrings {cocodot} cupcake {georgetown cupcake} greeting card {rifle paper co.} off pitcher + cup {branch home}

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bow tie wednesday / 31.

how fun are these bow ties from BILLYBOWTIE?

ummm…i think i need all of them!

photo cred: {billybowtie}

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bow tie wednesday / 29.

bow tie blouses.

photo cred: orange {far fetch} green {mod cloth} blue {romwe} yellow {chloe via net-a-porter}

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double dose wishlist! red + yellow.

Since Christmas is less than 48 hours away I thought I’d give you a double dose of color and wishlists today. Yellow and Red have to be two of my fav colors, and these little gift yummies are nothing short of awesome. Any of these gifts would be a happy compliment to our rather bare bottomed tree.

Good luck with those last minute shopping trips and Merry Merry Christmas! We woke up bright and early this morning to hit the road for our trip to CO. I hear there is snow waiting for us! YES! Pics surely to come soon!

Happy Friday friends!

RED LIST: photo cred: HIM – white snowflake patterned mittens {rokit} francis illy coffee machine {tesco direct} corgi lightweight pattern socks {jcrew} red aluminum eiffel stool by shiegeki fujishiro {fab.com} icade iPad arcade cabinet {think geek} HER: sequin heart {ban.do} wellies {joules} ray-ban rubberized wayfarer {barney’s} zippity rabbit wine opener {metrokane} chacha chocolate clutch {kate spade} johnny loves rosie crystal ball earrings {asos} oxblood satin collar jacket {topshop}

YELLOW LIST: photo cred: HIM – black diamond gizmo headlamp {REI} canvas laptop case {west elm} james perse v-neck tee {barneys} HER – chevron clutch bag {etsy} coltskin ballerina {zara} jonathan adler porcelain vase {nordstrom} all wrapped up pave studs {kate spade} mustard cable scarf {topshop} taylor by elizabeth & james {piperlime} sun stripe lidded basket {leif}

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the BLACK list.

Are you ready yet?! Or are you like me and Adam and have kinda only barely started?

Usually I’m super on top of it, but this year I’m a little slow to get the list complete. I’m heading out today for all the trimmings….paper, tags, ribbon etc. etc. I’m kinda OBSESSED with getting the perfect wrapping paper with the perfect matching (or not matching) ribbon. I absolutely LOVE wrapping gifts! There is just so much potential to make the gift super special from the moment they lay eyes on the box.

Only a few days to go…will we get it all done??! Oh and those Chloe ballet flats? Please Santa, please!

photo cred: HIM – toddland mustache wallet {urban outfitters} eastland sherman 1955 boot {via need supply} bowers & wilkins mm-1 speakers {apple} old camera art by toddy mclellan {20×200} wusthof ikon hand held knife sharpener {crate and barrel} smartwool balaclava {REI} dodrops morse suitcase by jules {dot drops} HER – jcrew heart-intarsia wool sweater {net-a-porter} michael kors watch {nordstrom} marc jacobs nylon iPad case {nordstrom} black oslo necklace {le voyage creatif} love ballad top {modcloth} paper + cup book {paper + cup} chloe embellished ballet flats {net-a-porter}

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the BLUE list.

Did you know there are only about 2 weeks left until Christmas?! Uh-huh. Those shopping days are trickling away faster than you can fa la la la la!

I’m heading out this weekend to find the perfect secret santa gift and some stocking stuffers for Mr. Blake & Bailie Bug. I’m definitely gonna keep this week’s BLUE wishlist in mind.

Adam and I actually exchanged our “gift” this week! I’m not even gonna lie. Our brand spanking new 50 inch flat screen television is pretty freaking amazing in our living room right now. And I think most of my excitement stems from the fact that the ‘old school’ t.v. jokes will finally subside from our friends & fam.

Happy weekend friends!

photo cred: HIM – Hand Powered Electric Razor {amazon} Yamaha PDX 11 Speaker for iPhone {yamaha} Lacoste Canvas Belt {lacoste} custom fit college striped polo {ralph lauren} royal stripe boxer {kings underwear} pass on sneaker {diesel} urbanears ‘plattan’ headphones {nordstrom} HER – steven womack scales iPhone case {society 6} honeydew flower lace bralette & undies {madewell} spotted snowfall headband & gloves {madewell} helen dress {wiksten} retro eames style rocker {vintage looks} kate spade dot to dot earrings {nordstrom} denim fitted shirt {topshop}

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the PINK list.

It’s that time of the week again! Wishlist time!

This week….PINK!

I know, I know, typically not the “guy’s guy” color choice but there are some pretty eye popping pink deals for her AND him.

Happy weekend friends!

photo cred: HIM – plum wool two left bow tie {forage} nixon time teller watch {zumiez} calf-high memphis sock {american apparel}  michael kors pink check shirt {bloomingdales} unisex spun poly leather belt {american apparel} northface reversible beanie {nordstrom} iTunes gift card {amazon} HER – hot streak tote {anthropologie} amazing face book {zoe foster via penguin books via the design files} insert collar blouse {topshop} matt & nat gemma plush purse {asos} pink pop herringbone women’s classics {toms} marc jacobs enamel logo disc earrings {nordstrom} nikon 10.1 megapixel digital camera {best buy}

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the GREEN list.

With the holidays right around the corner and my intention to shift this blog to a more male/female perspective blog sloooowwwlly gaining momentum, I figured there wasn’t a better time OR way to ring in the holiday cheer than with some him & her gift wishlists!

I’ve been all about bold pops of color lately and thought “why not” share some rad gift ideas for that guy or gal in your life?! For the next 7 weeks I’ll be sharing one color list a week…1st up? GREEN!!!

Check back next Friday for the next color wishlist.

Until then….happy shopping friends!

gift cred: HIM – marmot ama dablam down jacket {REI} architect lamp {crate and barrel} swivel video recorder {swivl} osprey aether 70 pack {REI} citizen canvas watch {via amazon} DODOcase for iPod {jcrew} onitsuka tiger by asics {zappos} HER – marni stretch silk-satin bra and briefs {net-a-porter} kate spade coin purse {kate spade} patent sidewalk skimmer {madewell} twinkle lights pencil skirt {anthropologie} rifle 2012 garden calendar {rifle paper co.} kendra scott drop earrings {nordstrom}

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