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mild obsession: DVF

10 Feb

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{Diane von Furstenberg entering her meatpacking manor}

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{minka kelly in custom DVF at the Heart Truth fashion show}

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{DVF & diet coke}

Earlier this week, I spent the day stationed at one particular spot in the meatpacking district for a photo shoot with work. Luckily for me, this spot was directly outside of one of Diane von Furstenberg’s many offices on the street, and just before I left for the day, I caught a rare sighting of the designer herself. She walked out, smiled with indescribable humility and class, and in an instant she was gone. This, of course, got me thinking about all the wonder that the pattern master has and is still providing for the industry. This month, the designer teamed up with the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute as well as Diet Coke for the fifth year in a row to both kick off NY Fashion Week and support the Heart Truth campaign. Minka Kelly was the highlight of the Heart Truth fashion show in a custom sequin red DVF gown, and DVF also created a line of special edition Diet Coke bottles to be sold in stores and online throughout the month. Although the bottles don’t actually contain any Diet Coke, if you’re a DVF fan, these adorable collectors items are a must have.

Moral of the story… love Diane.

{note:minka kelly and diet coke images found online}

mild obsession: grateful dead by donni charm

14 Jan

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{dancing bears}

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{skull/rose}

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{SYF red}

These scarves are the perfect way to spice up your winter/ spring wardrobe. They’re light and very soft (as most Donni Charm scarves are), and they find a happy medium between a scarf to keep you warm while still making it through a more temperate spring looking fresh. Donni Charm scarves have always been a favorite of mine, and the Grateful Dead line adds just enough edge to make a statement. Love!

xoxo,

lisa