Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Down on the West Coast

Have you heard it...the wonderful beats/news?! Yup, Lana Del Rey has released her new single West Coast from her upcoming album Ultraviolence. From the sound of this new hit, it seems we'll be sure to hear good beats as well as her sultry voice on this album..can we say, thank heavens. If you haven't heard West Coast yet, take a peek below at the teaser for the song..it's wonderful and I can only imagine what the video will be like...remember her other fabulous creations (Born to Die, National Anthem, Video Games)

Rad. Just rad.


Monday, April 14, 2014

Crushing Coachella

I'm sure you all know...the first weekend of Coachella ended yesterday and if you're anything like me, you love all the fashion this festival brings out. It's amazing. Flower crowns, crochet and cut-offs are among the best trends for 2014 and I must say, there were some real winners from the opening weekend. Below I've posted my six favorite looks I've seen thus far, I'm sure I'll come across more as the day goes on..but don't forget about this upcoming weekend. So if you're one of the lucky ones going or if it's going to be warm in your 'hood this weekend, we say make it Coachella themed. Relax, have fun and always, stay stylish. Happy Monday, Friends!

So tell me, Which one of these 'fits would you wear? 
I know, I know..it's a hard choice.



Thursday, April 10, 2014

A Tour of the British Isles

I don't know about y'all but I'm fascinated with the United Kingdom and it seems to be a little heightened at the moment. Maybe it's because Wills and Kate + Prince George are touring New Zealand or maybe it's because one of my besties is currently residing in Scotland. Whatever it may be, I dig the English accent (I think most girls can agree with me on that one). Dialect coach, Andrew Jack can speak like a native of everywhere within the United Kingdom. It. Is. Amazing. Watch below and see for yourself. Enjoy!

If you could visit any of these places, where would you go?!



Monday, March 31, 2014

happy monday

Oh hello, Monday, how we've missed you. If y'all are anything like me today, you're exhausted and ready for Friday again. I don't know about you but March Madness has been crazy fun for the ladies at Bluetique in Lexington, let's just say, we're all a little sleepy. The only thing I think we're excited about is that today is the last day of March. Yippee!! Anywho, we hope you aren't as tired as us, but if you are, we know one thing. Coffee makes it better. Happy Monday, Y'all!!

Currently wishing this was the truth.

I'm really relating with this cute pup.

But really, this is all we can do. 


Friday, March 28, 2014

Spring Time Tips For Your Home!

Spring Time Tips For Your Home
  Although the calendar says spring has officially arrived, the temperatures definitely say otherwise. But I’m not giving up hope my friends! I don’t know if you’re like me or not, but my home could definitely use some pick-me-ups to get me in the mood for spring, and eventually summer! Owning my own Home Staging business for several years, I have always been into DIY projects, so I’m going to share a few of my spring “quick tips” that you can use to make your home feel light, bright and ready for those warmer temps!

Tip #1- Paint! Even if it is just the front door, a little paint can help bring life to any room or surface! Plus, paint is the cheapest way to add value to any home and add freshness all around. 
Price- $25 a gallon (approx.)

Tip #2- Bring in the light! Open all those shades, blinds and curtains and let the natural sunlight come in. Price- FREE

Tip #3- Swap out your family room pillows for some light-colored decorative ones, in pastels or natural hues. 
Price- $35-$40 for a pair (approx.)

Tip #4- Bring home the green! Nothing says spring time like flowers and green plants! Spruce up the front porch by adding a potted plant or two in colorful decorative planters, or add a vase of fresh cut flowers to your kitchen. 
Price- $15 (fresh cut flowers) $40 for green plants (depending on what variety you buy)

Tip #5 Declutter! Nothing says spring like a little cleaning and decluttering. Toss out those old newspapers and magazines. Donate old clothing and furniture to Goodwill or to a shelter. Take half of your tchotchke’s off the shelf and leave it half empty. 
Price- FREE
So you see, for under $100, you can get that spring time feeling without all the fuss or costs! Spring is in the air and hopefully the temps will not be far behind. Here’s wishing y’all happiness this season!


Monday, March 24, 2014

To Catch a Thief

Here are the facts: I love old movies, especially when they can be enjoyed on a Saturday or Sunday morning..it's the best. My only problem is deciding what to watch. Do I go for Cary Grant, Jimmy Stewart, Ingrid Bergman or Lauren Bacall. I must say, it's a battle. This weekend was different..I woke up Saturday and I just knew..To Catch a Thief was the obvious choice (I think it has something to do with me dreaming of the Riviera all the time). Let's be honest..you can never go wrong with any Grace Kelly film, they're always darling and so is she. It's been awhile since I'd watched this and  I had forgotten the unbelievable glam this film has. I meannnn, Cary Grant and Grace Kelly should be enough but when you throw in the French Coast line avec charisma, charm and beautiful gowns..bon fait. Here's a little inspiration for your Monday..try to imagine yourself in these scenes and I'm sure your day will move a little faster. Can we say: Merci Beaucoup!

C'est la vie.


Friday, March 21, 2014

The Endless Summer

Picture this: Palm trees swaying in the breeze, blue skies and Lana Del Rey serenading you through the morning beats of waves on the shore. Pretty perfect, huh? I think so, too. We just got back from our annual mid-March beach getaway and I must say, it may have been the best vacation ever. The weather was, well, wonderful and the company...even better. Looking back on it now, it seems like a dream and a world away..don't you wish you could stay forever? I do. I think vacations are the perfect time to be you and let loose and really connect with yourself. After all, you are laying poolside all day and you have to think about something. I often found my thoughts flowing with the wind as well as racing with thoughts about the adventure I was reading about at the time. A time to put things in perspective and enjoy every second of your life. So refreshing..vacating your life for a week! Now it's back to the grind and I'm excited for all that's still to happen this year..so much left to do and it's finally spring!! Below you'll find a few snapshots from our trip..I hope you enjoy them as much as we did.

Happy Friday, Y'all!