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Inspire * Dream * Hope with Delany Blue

  From Diabetes to Glamour, I have never lost sight on my spiritual journey. It was a day that would forever alter the path of my entire life. Laying with my arms against my sides in a cold, impersonal emergency room wearing little more than a tattered gown I felt exposed and vulnerable, while the Emergency physician delivered the diagnosis. I am a Type … Read More Inspire * Dream * Hope with Delany Blue

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Roses are Red

Can a red rose express ones emotion for another? From rich wine-reds, baby pinks to the innocence of ivory nothing can be more powerful than the language of flowers. There is no lingua franca in the floral world; a lily would mean something quite different to one woman than another; however the accumulated meaning soon becomes a faded memory. Take a rose, for example. … Read More Roses are Red

The Beauty of One

Coque Millinery c/o “Raven” Fall/Winter 2015 Collection  Mesh Pencil Dress c/o Bitter Root Vintage (similar here)  Ann Taylor Fur Scarf  Vintage Rhinestone Earrings (similar by Kate Spade, here) Macy’s Black Onyx & Diamond Ring  Kate Spade ‘Licorice too‘ Patent Pumps I must’ve been about ten years old, when I formed the resistance to wearing any form of headwear; throughout these years of adolescence, just the … Read More The Beauty of One

A Commerce of Opulent Taste

One Shoulder ‘Dahlia Dress’ c/o Bitter Root Vintage  Leather Gloves (similar here)  Vintage Onyx Brooch & Earring Set, purchased at The Antique Co-op  Gold Box Clutch, Banana Republic (similar here)  BCBG ‘Opia‘ Lace Pump  The 1909 Metropolitan Life Insurance Building, located on the east slope of Nob Hill in San Francisco, gives a sense of history and brings about a desire to live through the elegance … Read More A Commerce of Opulent Taste

A Label of Love

A dated garment of worn materials held together with fabric and stiches confines such a beatify story of the life of two sisters, Annie & Lucy Sandoval. What better way than to capture this beauty than to transport oneself to a historic place which they once stood, 244 Lakeside Drive.Custom Vintage Bow Accented Dress (similar here)  Vintage Samsonite Luggage (similar here)  Antique Pearl & … Read More A Label of Love

Designs of Beauty | A Mini Collection by Shinn Wen

As a young child Shinn Wen has been surrounded by the most influential artists who collectively include her respected elders. Her Father and Grandfather both Chinese painting artist’s and calligrapher’s meticulously managed to distill a sense of artistic talent in Wen. With a concept that came natural, her uncle a watercolor artist gave Wen exposure in a new form of her growing artistic abilities, … Read More Designs of Beauty | A Mini Collection by Shinn Wen

Oh, so Lovely

Maggy London Illusion Dress Vintage Emerald Rhinestone Earrings (similar here)  Vintage Fur Muff (similar in black here)  Kate Spade ‘Lovely” Pointy-Toe Pumps What feels like more than decade is in reality more or less seven years of the greatest connection I have ever experienced. That single moment is defined by the afternoon I met Rich. At the start I never knew I would be … Read More Oh, so Lovely

Bitter Root Vintage | Sapphire Lace

Blue Sapphire Lace Dress c/o Bitter Root Vintage  Greenlawn New York Vintage Velvet Party Hat  Garne Blue Rhinestone Earrings (similar here)  ‘Doris’ Clutch  Satin Velvet Bow Gloves (similar here) Kate Spade D Orsay Pumps  Vintage dresses possess such an elegant alluring image inspiring one to relive such an era of sophistication with the utmost grace. Finding a practical vintage-inspired dress for an upcoming social event or … Read More Bitter Root Vintage | Sapphire Lace

All that Jazz

Ann Taylor Feather Hem Dress (similar here)  Diamond Accented Onyx Ring – Macy’s  Vintage Diamond Tennis Bracelet & Chandelier Earrings (similar here & here)  Jeweled Pumps by Carrano (sold at Piperlime, similar here) Vintage Kodak Browine Junior Camera sold here The simplicity of the 1920’s has appeared in the historical theatrical film depiction of The Great Gatsby, which showcased glam and prevailing glitz. Women of … Read More All that Jazz

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Bridal Couture in Badgley Mischka

With the temperatures reaching the upper seventies, guests begin to arrive as acclaimed bridal dress designers Mark Badgley and James Mischka set foot on the red carpet of Walnut Creek’s Cypress Street for the La Soie Bridal flagship store opening. The areas newest bridal salon has a distinct presence; with large open windows which illuminate the crisp interior of the newly-designed salon resting within … Read More Bridal Couture in Badgley Mischka