Sights & Sounds of Halloween

These are some of my favorite moody arts and crafts. You can find out how to make these fine pieces and more at Sweet Paul's Halloween crafts page. 20 Cemeteries You Need to Visit Before You Die Have you been to any of these? The Greatest Horror Movies You Haven't Seen I'd be shocked if…

The $6000 Proposition

Have you heard? There's a new bold-priced smartphone in town... but is it worth it? The British-designed Vertu Constellation is encased in titanium with a sapphire screen, autographed by its craftsman, and its "users can make secure calls and send encrypted text messages, emails and photos." (Just in case you need to secretly move funds to…

Weekend Project: LV Pumpkin

For a photo shoot-worthy Halloween facade, how about a lovely Louis Vuitton pumpkin? All you need are oil-based pens and sharpies (they make it sound so easy) and a naturally tanned luggage tag. Never mind that it's not tote-friendly, I still love it!  Don't you? Learn how to make one here. { Image by Sweet Paul…

Watch Out Miss Melanie!

Add a little taxidermy and you have my second favorite mini-me costume, Melanie Daniels of The Birds. I love her well-coiffed updo, paired with her "damsel in distress" scream. And the Academy Award goes to... More Halloween: My Favorite Costume DIY Decor Ideas Green Halloween Spooky-Style Celebrities { Image from The Instructables. }

Not Quite 50 Shades of Blue

I love shades of blue, especially royal  blue, navy, and this one. You may have noticed that the color blue was a popular choice at Prince George's Christening. My favorite? Rosie van Cutsem's pleated shift is my kind of blue (bottom right). What's your go-to blue? See more images here. { Images from British Vogue. }

Moto GP (Girl Power)

Thanks to emerging designers, like Christine Chang and Sue Tsai, kids fashion is becoming more gender-neutral. The same jackets, shirts, and even skinny jeans look good and are designed for both boys and girls (and not just tomboys). I love that the edgy styles, once categorized for boys, are getting more girl-time recognition. This fall, I'm…