Cali Bound!

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Hi all, Happy Easter!

So, as some of you may already know, Wayne and I have birthday’s just NINE days apart! And each year we like to do a little getaway as our “birthday presents” to one another, since traveling and experiencing new places is our favorite thing to do together!

Tonight, we’re off to San Francisco and I couldn’t be more excited! We’re headed to a nine day “Cali Roadtrip,” just Wayne and I!

We’re site seeing in San Fran, drinking vino through Napa Valley, driving down the PCH and cannot wait to see Big Sur (addicted to “Big Little Lies” with Reese!), partying with amazing friends in Venice Beach / Malibu and then finishing the trip in Downtown LA! My love for California grows each and every time I visit, now just need to convince Wayne to move!!! ūüôā

I frequently get questions on what I wear on long flights, so I’ve linked my favorite travel outfit staples below! ¬†I think when you’re traveling it’s very important to have key pieces which are comfortable, layered and still fashionable!

Sweatshirt: H&M Ruffle Sweatshirt ($9.99!!!!! Trust Me you with thank me!!!)

Leggings:¬†Express Leather Scuba Leggings¬†(they stretch¬†and they’re comfy, all while giving your ‘athleisure’ look some edge!)

Jacket: Blank NYC Suede Moto Jacket (I always travel with layers, because I’m ALWAYS freezing or having a heatstroke!) ALSO: 30% OFF with code: FRIENDS¬†

Loafers: Steve Madden Jill Loafer (best Gucci Dupe I’ve seen!!!!) I can’t find the floral embroidered online with the faux fur, I just purchased them in store at Lord & Taylor for 30% OFF! Also, L&T is having their Friends & Family sale now through Tuesday, April 18, 2017. ¬† You get 30% almost everything, and 10% off cosmetics and fragrance with code: FRIENDS.¬†

Sunnies: Marc Jacobs 58mm Aviator Sunnies (30% off with code: FRIENDS)

Eye Mask: Sephora Collection Pearl Eye Mask РPerfecting & Brightening (These are heavenly, only $5, and no need to rinse afterwards. Just rub in circular motion under your eyes the remaining serum!)

Handbag: Celine Mini Luggage Black Tote (the greatest Christmas present I’ve ever received, thank you Wayne! :)) Of course you need a large tote to carry all your travel essentials!

Face Hydration: Evian mineral Water Face Spray – I love having something in my bag once I get off the flight to give my face a fresh glow! I use this throughout the day, everyday!!

See you all when I return, I’ll be posting some really good content for Spring and Summer fashion!

Xx, Creme

 

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Spring Sneaks

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Happy Saturday all! One of my favorite things to wear over the weekend is easy, slide on sneakers that are super comfy, and also super cute! Found the perfect pair, and a few others from H&M, that come in metallic gold (my favorite) and light blush!

Love pairing cute sneakers with my new, favorite distressed jeans, a t-shirt dress, or even lounging my joggers! The metallic gold adds some edgy style to your outfit!

Check out some of my other favorite, spring inspired sneaks here:

Copper sneaks 

Gold Slip-on sneaks

Powder pink sneaks 

Light Gray Twill Sneakers 

Also, you’ll be seeing me wearing my favorite destroyed and frayed jeans a lot this spring, because they’re such trendy, fun addition! ¬†Check out other favorites here:

Ombre Frayed Jeans 

Frayed Denim Ankle Jeans 

Distressed Frayed Ankle Jeans 

Have a great Saturday dolls!

XX, Creme

Easy like a Springy Sunday

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Absolutely love that the weather is getting a little warmer here in New York, even though we’re expecting some early “April Showers” over the next few days!

I have this sweater in the black and the cream, and it’s definitely the perfect addition to your wardrobe for spring. ¬†It can be paired with destroyed denim, a flowy patterned skirt,¬†or your favorite cut offs. ¬†Also, can’t get enough of these frayed cropped jeans from Forever 21! They have a little stretch to them, and hugs all your curves! These are so perfect for spring and summer, and are definitely a conversation starter!

Top: Open-Sholder Ruffle Sweater (20% Off your Purchase of $100+ with code: 0390)

Denim: Frayed Distressed Cropped Jeans; Similar: Ombre Distressed Cropped Jeans

Booties: Zara Burgundy Heel Booties 

Lipstick: Clinique Matte Lipstick in Suede

Lipliner:MAC Lip Pencil in Whirl

Manicure: OPI-Let’s Be Friends¬†

Happy Sunday!

XX, Creme

Spring has Sprung!

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Happy Spring to all my readers! It certainly doesn’t feel like spring here in New York. For the first day of spring, I figured only fitting to add some floral prints and bright colors to the blog! On trend for this spring, love the midi skirt. ¬†This Rose Print A-Line Midi Skirt¬†from Chicwish is feminine, plus gives a striking pop of color and is great for brunch with your gal pals or a tea party inspired bridal shower! Below are some of my top picks from Chicwish¬†and all are 20% off with code: SWE20!!!¬†

Some other favorite midis from Chicwish here: Calla Lovely Midi Skirt, Morning Hydrangea Printed Midi Skirt and Peony Printed Midi Skirt.

Top: V-neck Sweater  (Extra 30% off with code: VIP)

Shoes:  BCBGeneration Studded Pump; similar: Jessica Simpson Studded Pump 

Coat: Old from H&M; Similar 

Bag: Rebecca Minkoff Red Studded Mini 

Ring: Gold ‘Love’

Lipstick: Saint Germain (25% OFF with code: MAC25)

Nails: Let’s Be Friends – OPI Gel (10% off with code: ENJOY10)

Happy Shopping and Happy Spring!

Xx, Creme

Stop and Smell the Roses

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Happy Tuesday readers! Countdown to Friday has already begun for me.  This past weekend I was visiting my beautiful mother in Charleston, SC.  We had a blast Рdinner and drinks, shopping and exploring, I love some quality time with my momma, but boy am I exhausted from such a busy weekend.

Looking forward to a weekend of relaxation. ¬†Here’s a sneak peak into my bedroom, where I will be planning to relax on all weekend — full of vegging, eating yummy snacks and watching countless movies! ¬†Wayne, Mr. Prince Charming, made a special guest preview and wanted to show off his outfit too!¬†¬† I’m so lucky to have someone who is so photogenic!¬†ūüôā

All details from my bedroom decor and our outfits are below — enjoy!!

XX, Creme de Lauren

My Outfit Details 

Top: Only available online in Cream, I bought the black in the store. I ordered a¬†small, but could’ve definitely sized down to the x-small if needed, because the sleeves are a little long on me. TODAY ONLY: 10% OFF EVERYTHING with code: 0400

Jeans: Old from Zara; similar: Here 

Sneakers: Gold Casual Sneakers (Less than $25 and now 10% off with code: 0400)

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Bedroom Details

Headboard: Murrieta Beige Upholstered Headboard (10% OFF w/ Code: SURPRISE)

Rug: Safavieh Handmade Moroccan Cambridge Lavender Wool Rug

Nightstand(s): Cityscape Grey Top Drawer Nightstand

Ceramic Knobs: White Ceramic Knob w/ Blue Leaves & Rosette

Comforter: Lauren Ralph Lauren Lightweight Down Alternative Comforter

Throw Blanket: Old; Similar Here and Here  (Under $30!)

Throw Pillow: Similar 

Lamps: Old from Christmas Tree Shops; similar Here , Here , Here and Here Рthis one is cool too!

Faux Flowers: Old TJ Maxx; Similar Here

Candle: Voluspa Maison Blanc Two-Wick Tin Candle in Saijo Persimmon

Wall art:¬†‘Home is Wherever I am with You’¬†

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Wayne’s Outfit Details¬†

Shirt: Similar; Henley Shirt

Vest: Barbour¬†‘Lowerdale’ Trim Fit Quilted Vest

Jeans: Uniqlo¬†Men’s Selvedge Slim Fit Jeans

Boots: Cole Haan Cambridge Woven Leather Chukka (Sold out Рsimilar style: Zanzara Botticino Leather Woven Lace-Up Boot)

Eyeglasses: Persol 

 

Pretty Pastel Pink

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EEK! Update on this shimmery, pale pink slip dress that was one of my choices for Valentine’s Day… it’s on SALE and available in most sizes! It’s been marked down to $24.99, fits like a glove in all the right places and the slit up the side is so sexy! ¬†Absolutely love this midi-dress for spring. ¬†Pair now with a black fur coat (as shown below) or in the spring with nude, strappy heels and a tan leather jacket.

Dress: Pleated Pale Pink Slip Dress

Booties: Zara Ankle Booties

Fur: Adrienne Landau Rabbit Fur Coat

Ring: Love Ring

Nails: OPI – Let’s Be Friends (Gel)

Lips: MAC РAngel 

Xx, Creme

Malibu Magic!

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So, many of you have asked where you can get this L’atiste Odyssey floral maxi, that I wore to Nobu Malibu, which I am head over heels about both! Everything at Nobu exceeded all expectations I had for this establishment:¬†the food was amazing, the service was great and you truly cannot beat the view!

This dress I am wearing a small, it’s true to size (it would look a little better if my tata’s were a little larger, but hey, what can ya do?!) ¬† It was a little long on me, but with my favorite Steve Madden Melina heeled booties, it just grazes the floor. ¬†This dress is so perfect for fall and spring. ¬†It wraps and leaves little to the imagination with the low plunge neckline and open slit in the front. ¬†When I saw this at the most adorable boutique in Charleston, SC, I knew I had to have it.

Similar dress style here

Sunnies: Dolce & Gabbana 

Clutch: Similar, here, here

Necklaces: Diamond Pendant, Pearl Choker

Lips: SALE! Bonton has 10% off all cosmetics and fragrances including my favorite,¬†Clinique Long Last Soft Matte Lipstick in “Suede”¬†SHOPPING CODE: OCTFF25F016, FREE SHIPPING CODE: FREESHIP75

Nails: Essie ‘Perfectly Picked’ (my newest favorite polish!) It’s the perfect neutral for any season!!

Xx, Creme de Lauren

Rebecca Minkoff Sample Sale Madness!

Calling all shoppers and handbag lovers – Rebecca Minkoff is having a huge sample sale, going on now through¬†¬†this Saturday, October 29th.¬† If you’re located in NYC their sample sale is being held at¬†260 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY.¬†¬†

Sample Sale hours: Tuesday – Friday (10/25 – 10/28) 10:00 AM -8:00 PM and Saturday (10/29) 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Get them before they’re gone, they make¬†perfect¬†gifts for¬†holidays or birthdays!

Some of my favorites are below (& in my shopping bag now)!  Which are your favorites??

Xx, Crème de Lauren

Love Crossbody in Gunmetal

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Jumbo Love Crossbody in Navy Blue

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Mini M.A.C. Crossbody in Midnight

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Avery Crossbody in Iridescent

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Mini Perry Satchel in Bordeaux

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M.A.C. Crossbody in Black / Gunmetal

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Paris Saddle Bag in Moon

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Passport Holder in Limeade

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Mirrored Sunnies Pouch in Vintage Pink

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Georgina Sandal in Sand

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Bethany Heel in Black

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So long sweet summer!

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Jason Mize Photography | http://www.jasonmizephotography.com | http://www.instagram.com/jasonmizephoto/

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I cannot believe Summer 2016 has come and gone. ¬†Where did the time go?? ¬†Anyone who knows me, knows summer is my favorite season! It’s always sunny, everyone is happy, there’s always something fun going on outside¬†–¬†whether it’s happy hour, dinner¬†on our terrace, long walks in the neighborhood or weekends at the beach!

I think we can all agree that this summers hottest looks and trends included anything¬†white, striped, lace, pale blue and off-the-shoulder. ¬†I think it’s safe to say, I have a thing for the off-the-shoulder look and hope to continue it throughout the fall, it’s just too cute!

Above¬†is one of my favorite summer looks shot by photographer and¬†friend, Jason Mize. Check out his blog here. ¬†He specializes in Weddings, Couples¬†and Lifestyle. ¬†I met Jason, through my friend while he¬†was shooting her magical wedding.¬†He’s truly talented and¬†does amazing work!

Dress: 1. here (similar: 2. here (under $13!), 3. here, 4. here (sale!))

Love these floral pumps, they’re so beautiful and really pop when you add them with a solid colored outfit. ¬†I love the variety of¬†colors, which allows you to pair with so many different outfits. ¬†These can truly dress up any look!

Floral Pumps: old; (similar: 1. & 2. here (perfect for fall and winter!), 3. here, 4. here )

Sunnies: Dior Reflected

Lips: M¬∑A¬∑C ‘Saint Germain’

Nails: Essie ‘Ballet Slippers’

Hoping everyone had a wonderful, exciting summer! Looking forward to fall fashion.

Xx, Creme de Lauren

 

Goodbye, Spring. Hello, Summer!

Happy first day of Summer everyone!

Sand, sunnies, simple¬†dresses and skirts are some of my favorite things about summer. ¬†I recently bought this skirt (ON SALE!) from Lord & Taylor. ¬†I had to have this skirt to say “goodbye” to Spring and welcome Summer with open arms! ¬†The bright colored, feminine print make this a staple piece to wear throughout Summer and I just love¬†how it is pleated and midi length which is perfect for work, for brunch with the girls and date nights.

I just love how well this outfit pairs with my fresh pink Peonies, my favorite YSL Lipstick #7 and my newest addition, Dior Reflected Mirror Sunnies.  I cannot explain how much I love these sunnies.  They could be my favorite pair yet!

I’m very excited to see what this summer has in store!

Xx, Creme de Lauren

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