You will find me on Etsy weekly, if not daily. It's an obsession of mine. I have been fortunate to connect with the most wonderful retailers.

I am big on anything custom, especially jewelry. And now that it's the season of giving, I must share some of my Etsy shopping outlets with you. Duende74, shopLUCA, PeggieCalameJewelry, GreenhouseStudioLLC and LUXXORVintage, to name just a few. Creative, professional and a joy to do business with.

If you haven't shopped by Etsy lately, you should. You can thank me later.

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Photo from Wollarium on Etsy


Can you believe the holidays are right around the corner?

While I have only made a small dent in my holiday shopping list, I am making progress nonetheless. You can bet these fabulous gifts have made my list — both for what I want to give and receive this holiday season. From lavish items to keep you warm and toasty to skin care, home/tech accessories and precious gems. There's even something to make your walk with Fido a bit more extravagant (gold waste bag carrier). And Closet of Style gift certificates are already flying off the shelves! Don't wait too long to get yours in the queue (one of the best gifts to give and receive, in my opinion).

'Tis the season to spread the love, stylishly of course. 

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1. Flora Fedi wool/cashmere wrap 2. Olivia Von Halle silk satin PJs 3. Eve Lom Kiss Mix 4. Nest Holiday Diffuser 5. Hice fur snow boots 6. Maison Martin Margiela over-the-elbow nappa leather gloves 7. Natura Bisse Diamond Drops 8. Frida Bon Ton waste bag carrier 9. Noonday Collection arm warmers 10. Lanvin cool ring 11. Laura James vintage paste rhinestone starburst studs 12. Smythson Panama multi-currency leather travel wallet 13. Shourouk Gilda crystal necklace 14. Valentino Around Studs iPhone sleeve 15. Frends Layla leather and rose gold-tone headphones 16. Meredith Jackson Lisbeth white salt water cultured pearls on 18kt gold 17. Rizzoli Chloe: Attitudes by Sarah Mower


Call me crazy, but I'm already gearing up for the holidays. I doubt I'll be as on top of things as last year. However, I will certainly begin with the right frame of mind. Starting with some great options for my clients to consider.

I've picked out some pretty fabulous gifts that I can't imagine any girl not appreciating. The biggest hurdle, of course, is having the will power to actually give these gifts to someone else rather than keep them for yourself! I've also got my 'gift of style' gift certificates ready to go for all the awesome style givers out there!

Any one of these unique items will hold memories for years to come!

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Featured above from top left: Bottega Veneta cosmetics bag, Miu Miu gloves, Chan Luu ombré scarf, Eugenia Kim ear muffs, See by Chloé Mammoth key fob, True British Alice Temperley book, Kenzo scarf, Shourouk crystal tiger necklace, Oscar de la Renta earrings, Amedeo sardonyx/gold/diamond elephant cameo ring and The Row sunglasses.


slippersandfleeceOf all the wonderful gifts received over the holiday season, the gift of warmth has to be my favorite. It may surprise you to learn that these two items make my top five list every single year. Why? Simple. I hate being cold.

While I am all about style, the best slippers on earth are REI's down booties. Seriously. These, my friends, go beyond the need to feel stylish. When you are freezing cold in your own home (is it just me, or does your spouse continue to turn down the temp when you're not looking?), toasty toes are all that matter. When I come home from an all day styling session, the first thing I do is slip these on. I may still be in my dress and tights but these slippers seem to go with everything! I don't fold mine, as shown. I like to wear them straight up. The more warmth, the better. Something so simple makes me happier than you will ever know. Every holiday I ask for a new pair (trust me, I wear them out ... holes on the bottom and all). And when I open up the beautifully wrapped present, I jump for joy. Over slippers? Oh, yes — these slippers!

While not new to my list, this particular version of The North Face fleece was new to me this year. I have to give my husband props. He always makes sure that yoga clothes are a part of the holiday because he knows how passionate I am about yoga. This year, however, he added this fleece in the most glorious of colors — knight purple (not shown). First off, yummy yummy warm fleece. Second, the color goes beautifully with blue eyes. I love how the style cuts in at the waist, too. One caveat, though. If you are large busted, go a size up. The heat this fleece puts off and keeps in is truly remarkable.




mittenberryglovesYou've heard of fingerless gloves. Now, comes Mittenberry — smart mittens meant for emailing and texting on your BlackBerry or iPhone. Made of 100% wool, these soft mittens keep your hands warm and cozy. Choose gray, blush or snow ... or all three. Because they are that cute!

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Mittenberrys are sure to stir up a frenzy this holiday season. Get yours now!