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Pendant Necklaces

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  Charming Statement Jewelry Photo by  Jasmin Chew  on  Unsplash "All my jewelry has stories" Eva Green The pendant necklace is in vogue.  As seen on individuals in social media, print, talk show hosts and amongst our friends. Often layered with other necklaces. Why not join the spring and summer party with jewelry bling? First, did you know that pendants with your initials or other various symbols date back 25,000 years?  These talismans or amulets symbolized spirituality, healing, and protection. History depicts pendants in encrusted lockets, diamonds shapes, hearts, florals and much more. A sign of wealth and high fashion. With the advent of costume jewelry everyone became enamored with a classic pendant.  A beautiful pendant necklace can bring joy and cheer to the beholder.  And, of course, subtle elegance.  Worn day or night. It is a minimalistic nod to art, beauty, life, an adds an extra sparkle.  Here are bejeweled beauties for you to chose from. *Affiliate links inclu

Sam Edelman Sandals

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  Stepping Out in Style "Give a girl the right shoes, and she can conquer the world" - Marilyn Monroe Are you looking for a comfortable and elegant slide sandal? The  Sam Edelman brand has the model solution with these beautiful sandals.  They come in several hues, are made of leather, and have a comfortable sole.  The  Sam Edelman Woman's Bay Slide Sandal is a classic staple for hot days.  I also love that the logo is on many of them are on the sole rather than front and center.  Another nod to quiet luxury.  Pair with white jeans, shorts, skirts, and pants.  *Affiliate compensation with some links.  Walk with grace.  Smile with warmth.  Dare to be a leader in this world.  Spread hope, love, and kindness.   These Sam Edelman flats will inspire you to spread joy.  Happy walking.   Happy Easter Everyone! That's a Wrap! Until Next Time Kim

Lily Pulitzer - Yellow Shift Dress

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  Anything Lily - Lily Pulitzer That Is! "Being happy never goes out of style." - Lily Pulitzer Liquid sunshine is in vogue.   I love Lily Pulitzer dresses for spring and summer. I have several and wear them repeatedly.  The fabrication, fit and joyful prints are exceptional.  Envision wearing it on vacation or on the veranda enjoying a cocktail.   This Del Rey Stretch Shift Dress in tropical yellow is simply timeless.  Match with gold sandals, gold earrings and a touch of pink on the lips.  The outcome is sunshine magic.  Who doesn't want a little yellow fairy dust sprinkled on them? Who is Lily Pulitzer - You Ask? Pulitzer, an American entrepreneur in the 1950's, living a socialite life in Palm Beach, suddenly found herself at a loss of what to do next.  After all, you can only party and travel for so long before boredom sets in. She and her husband owned several orange groves in Florida. With her ingenious mind, she decided to open a fruit stand squeezing oranges

White Shirtdress

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  Elegance in White                                                          Diane von Furstenberg "The joy of dressing is an art." - John Galliano White is timeless in a well-designed shirtdress.  A white shirtdress signals spring and summer are around the corner. Wear this modest number throughout the warmer months. The effect is classic and memorable signifying elegance.    Today there is emphasis on quality apparel and minimalism in accessories.  The day of large and flashy logos are "out" and (frankly always have been), and instead there is a nod to quiet luxury.  Refined fashion leaders are following this fashion memo. The result is to notice the entire person and not the garish apparel piece or flashy accessory.  After all, old money fashion has always spoken volumes worldwide.  Why So Naked?  One burning question? " Why are women in media wearing skimpy outfits baring all?   This movement reeks of a desperation for attention.  In comparison, Audrey Hepb

Skincare Tips & C.O.Bigelow Hand Cream

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  Wild, Wacky, Winter  Image by  kristamonique  from  Pixabay "Winter is approaching spring. Such a glorious time.  New beginnings."  The weather this winter has been insane across the land.  Warm weather moments, cold winds creating havoc, rain downpours, snow swirling, fires burning the south and basically a topsy-turvy landscape.  Everyday there is a new weather report causing chaos.  Along the way, our skin becomes dry, flakey and red.  Lately I have learned a few skincare tips that enlighten.   Before I discuss the benefits of C.O. Bigelow hand lotion, here are my tips: If You Want Good Skin Foam or Gel Cleanser: Never use a foam cleanser on your skin.  Too drying.  Always gel.  Department Store Moisturizers: Do not bother with high end moisturizers at a department store.  Choose gentle formulas like CeraVe,  Cetaphil or Vanicream.    Foundation with SPF: Never use a foundation with SPF mixed in and think you are protected.  You will think you have enough SPF sunscre

MAC Ruby Woo Lipstick

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  Color My Lips RED  Photo by  Virginia Berbece  on  Unsplash "She has a way with words, Red Lipstick, and making an entrance." - Kate Spade Red lips, red roses, anything red.  If you are like me, you love classic red lipstick.   Or if you like to stand out, make an impression, be feminine, rebellious or be fierce wherever you go - then a red lip is your ticket.   Since I was young, I have been obsessed with red lipstick. Even when my mother said, "I do not like your red lips" I kept on swiping a lusciously blue red to my lips.  MAC Ruby Woo , released in 1999, is one of the most iconic red lipsticks on the market.  Of course, in the day, I bought it and still have a tube always on hand.  The formulation has the reddest red with a hint of blue. This brilliant combination creates a perfect red lip which universally works on everyone's complexion.   Throughout history the famous, the royals, celebrities, business leaders, politicians, and first ladies have donned

Black Pumps - Timeless

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  The Classic Staple Image by  eloigomez_  from  Pixabay Finding the perfect black pump can be a challenge.  Especially if you are looking for comfort but do not want to appear frumpy or trendy.  Moreover, choosing quality over price wins every time.  As we all know, our feet take on a lot of wear and tear over the years.  We run, jump, walk, stroll along with a myriad of other foot usages. Additionally, how much you weigh times by 6 is how much weight is subjected to your knees and feet.  Sometimes, like me, if you play a lot of tennis, you can develop Morton's Neuroma's from narrow toe box in tennis shoes.    If this happens, then you are on a mission to find a comfortable pair of heels.  Yes, size up for extra room and add in support pads to prevent pain.  Recently, I went to the most glorious wedding where every detail was carefully curated.  The wedding was memorable, special, and wildly fun because none of us had time to take photos in our photo-obsessed society.  I was r