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New Beginnings, New Chapter








The New Year of 2018 has opened with promise, hope and a fresh chapter in life.  The beginning of a new year for me is always anticipated with upbeat enthusiasm.  There are adventures to be had, unknown challenges and joys to behold and embrace.   Many after the holidays feel sadness with the completion of the whirlwind holiday month of December.  The chaos, gift giving, visiting friends, dealing with families, enjoying winter vacations has been finalized for another year.  Often in January the weather can be dreary, which in turn can send people down the rabbit hole.   Yet, even Alice in Alice in Wonderland found the astonishment of each day and was ready to accept a spot of tea and a new page in life with vigor.  It is a glorious beginning even when it is raining, snowing and dark out. These are the days to grasp creativity and to focus on self rather than others.   While you are building, painting, writing, working, working out, laughing and partaking in daily life, there are a few pretty items to adorn oneself bringing cheer and loads of rainbow color.  Hold onto your hat, smile and bring in the New Year of 2018 with your own personal sunshine!



Pops of Fashion Sunshine









Wool & Cashmere Scarf - A warm scarf adds a dram of color for a cold winter day.  You will sparkle with these numbers wrapped around your neck.






Nordstrom Tissue Weight Wool & Cashmere



Burberry - Timeless - During the Holiday season I spied this Burberry in Red...Lovely.  Would be especially handy for snowy days. 




Burberry Heritage Giant Checked Fringed Cashmere Muffler


"I am crazy for color. Color embraces you. It wakes you up and keeps you present." - Tracy Reese


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Statement Furry Fur







Stop Traffic Fur Scarf:  I know, it is real fur, but I couldn't help myself.   The fur was so pretty and the combined hues were sensationally sublime.  The fur is also extremely warm with a tinge of color transforming the beholder into butterfly.  Well, maybe not a butterfly but you get the idea.  Charming piece and goes with everything. 




Vincent Pradier Genuine Fox Fur Scarf



"There is always a way to wear fur" - Anna Wintour


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Little Baubles Please!









Earrings with Flair: The following earrings are a burst of energy and filled with flirty fun.  A must for the brrrr cold, resort vacation or just everyday life.  Every look in a mirror will bring on a wide smile.  They do not break the bank either and maybe retro or a bit trendy.  However, sometimes a cheery piece is essential. 



Bling Bling



BaubleBar Crystal Cluster Stud Earrings



Moxie Fun!



BaubleBar Flower Burst Statement Earrings







BaubleBar Abstract Peacock Statement Earrings


Tassel Madness




BaubleBar Valencia Shoulder Duster Tassel Earrings


1950 Roses




BaubleBar Floral Crispin Earrings



"Love the fun of clothes, not the status of fashion" - Ralph Lauren


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Beep Beep - Here Comes Kate....






Call me Kate! Wonderland Inspired:  These quirky designed handbags and accessories are Alice in Wonderland or the Mad Hatter whimsical.  They are playful and completely joyous for any occasion. 




kate spade new york checking in - violina leather clutch


Car Crossbody



kate spade new york checking in - sima leather crossbody bag



Love Letters





kate spade new york yours truly leather mailbox crossbody bag


Collection Seen In-Store





"I can't go back to yesterday because I was a different person then."  - Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland



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Red Lipstick - Why, Of Course!




Charlotte Tilbury - Matt Revolution Luminous Modern-Matte Lipstick - Red Carpet Red


"There is a shade of red for every woman" - Audrey Hepburn




Bedazzle friends and family in 2018.  Find a little sparkle from apparel, accessories or lipstick to brighten the day.  And, remember to fill the mind with new ideas, be curious, have unique adventures, worry less,  read books, focus on being positive and ignore negative energy from any source that spreads fear and hate like wildfire.  Instead, like Audrey, look for the good in people, work together and not against and understand that you are truly not alone.  Get out there and enjoy the energy of a new chapter in your life.  Go on - you can do it - spread your own personal sunshine!



Kim Hardwick - Forever Chic Style 


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