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Gold Gladiators

These Stuart Weitzman gold gladiators from Nordstrom were one of my summer go to sandals.  Perfect to make a simple outfit pop.  I found them very comfortable, and the fact that they zip on and off made them a great choice for traveling, although they did cause some (positive) commotion at airport TSA!  The shorts and clutch are Anthropologie; top …

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The Rolex Day Date

  The Rolex Day Date, established in 1956. The first watch to not only display the date, but also the day of the week in its entirety.   Not only does rose gold look great with similar rose colored jewelry  (as pictured above -Cartier Juste un Clou diamond bracelet-) additionally it mixes quite well with silver and yellow gold. Rolex …

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Purple Suede Skirt

  An all-year-round splash of color. This purple suede skirt is from H&M, worn with Gianvito Rossi bi-color pvc heels and BCBG jacket, all purchased this past summer.  The accessories are Hermes, Rolex, Eddie Borgo, and Cartier.  Sunglasses by Chanel.

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An inviting snack

A Charcuterie is an inviting snack to present during entertaining; it usually consists of several meats and cheeses. I usually start with three cheeses.  A hard cheese (Manchego), soft cheese (goat) and a blue (Cashel). Next, a couple cured meats, Prosciutto and  Sopressata. For a little crunch, add some Marcona almonds, Cornichons, and Castelvetrano olives. Mustard and a sweet garnish …

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