ello from london

hello hello

i am sorry i didn’t write yesterday, and after i said that i was really going to do this whole blogging thing! “take it serious – man!” says the peanut gallery!!

well, i am in london, i just arrived this morning, 3am our time, 8am on this side of the pond. we are getting ready for our engagement party, which i will post some photos from – anna, adam’s mother, has quite a green thumb, so the garden is just lush with green and red and purple and yellow. there is also an allotment down the road which is where most of the veggies come from.. we just visited it today and gathered hand fulls of blackberries, tomatoes and greens.

the weather is lovely here also – my favorite kind – LAYERING WEATHER! i’ve brought tons of pretty frocks to pair with my mink stole, floral print scarves and ivory trench. i’ve also brought a whole bunch of ’90s style clothes – black jersey dress, floral leggings, denim vest etc! as soon as i can i will upload all of my photos and show you!

this week i plan on going to quite a few museums, we are going to see a Tom Stoppard play (Arcadia), the Ham House (best example of Stuart mansion in UK), and since it is adam’s birthday i plan to take him out for a fun night of eating, drinking and debauchery.

well, i must run and help my fambilie get ready for the party, the scents of amazing food are wafting up from the kitchen!

ta ta for now, lovies!

c

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nails, i do em

here are some nails that i have had in the past. i will continue to add more each time i get new ones. i leave for london tomorrow, so i guess i will have to get some there, it is tough to find an “american style” nail salon. sigh.

bi color neon orange with purple and white 3d flowers, crystal centers.
the design goes in the opposite direction on the other hand

these have 3d flowers and swarovski crystals on the ring fingers.
each petal is individually hand sculpted

these ones have zebra! with haute pink french tips and half moons

neon orange with black and white geometric design

hi, im back

hi

so it has been a while, like 2 years almost since i last posted. i apologize interwebs, i have not forsaken you! so. a lot has happened in the last year. got a corporate job. hated my job. kept my job. got promoted. got sent to europe. job got worse. got laid off. and now i am here, trying out my own way. i HAVE to make it this time or i will have to go back to an office where my head will explode. so. i will do this. i will make it awesome – because i am awesome – and because i know what IS awesome. so. this blog will be about: fashion, fashion illustrations – both done by me and done by others (WWD had a really great story about Danny Roberts the phenomenal fashion illustrator behind Igor + Andre – i just saw today and i am totes OBSESSED! also, we have the same favorite artist: Egon Schiele) it will be about sewing – right now i am working on a line of accessories that i hope to start selling quite soon at Top Stitch Boutique in philadelphia as well as boutiques in nyc.. what else? i make food! delicious food! and have dinner parties! all on quite a shoe string budget too! so there will be recipies, i’ve started illustrating some of them, one of those will be posted today…

i dont know. basically, i am going to make this a kind of living diary of me. lifestyle, things im working on, photos from events, fashion, people on the street. i hope its fun for you. i think it will be. okie dokie! here i go!

xox
c