02.24.14

monday makeover: diy nail art

Nails are big this spring. I always love the look of nail art, but I am not about to pay someone a bunch of money to do it. The problem is that I […]
02.21.14

back from st. barths

by Gayla, Coco Blanca I just returned from a fabulous trip to St. Barths. This French island is known for its glamorous clientele and brilliant aquamarine water. St. Barths seems to have mastered […]
02.21.14

street style: the schell sisters

Emily Schell Jones loves the urban suburban oasis of Rosemont. Emily and her husband, Brian, lived in Brooklyn before choosing to call Alexandria their home and although they considered purchasing a new home […]
02.21.14

design details: the sconce solution

The perfect beautiful solution to lighting when space is an issue and even if it isn’t! All sconces available at Coco Blanca.
02.20.14

look of the day: the bar

I am the first to admit that the only thing even remotely cool about me is my closet. Other than that, I tend to work a lot and I’m a total homebody, much […]
02.20.14

the monogram is back

by Sophie, The Shoe Hive Not just for New England prepsters and kids’ school supplies anymore, the monogram is back in a big way. Monogrammed items make wonderful gifts so with wedding and […]
02.20.14

fashion pet peeves

Nicole: Do you have any fashion pet peeves? Darby, Kiskadee: Where to begin?! I could write a whole series on this! My biggest pet peeve is probably when people don’t wear the correct […]
02.19.14

look of the day: casual friday

I am hesitant to post professional Looks of the Day since I don’t actually work in an office environment. I worry that perhaps what I put together might not be office appropriate. This […]
02.19.14

island basics

Lauren: You’re stranded on a desert island and can only bring five things from your closet — what do you grab? Elisabeth, Coco Blanca: Coco’s Closet is bursting at the seams right now […]
02.19.14

the top five age fighters

by Angela, Bellacara Antioxidants – A free radical is an unstable oxygen molecule with an uneven number of electrons. These free radicals are looking to steal electrons from your cells in order to […]
02.18.14

look of the day: work and play

A look that is work- and play-appropriate for the end of winter/beginning of spring. The perforated leather dress from Coco Blanca paired with the cashmere cardigan from Kiskadee are luxurious without being stuffy. […]
02.18.14

wrap dresses: faux vs. real

by Sarah, Kiskadee We are all familiar with “The Wrap Dress” created by DVF back in the 70s. In fact, the style has been so popularized that the classic wrap dress has morphed […]
02.18.14

lots of options

Christina: What is the most frequent piece of fashion advice you give to your customers? Tara, Zoe Boutique: When investing in a nice piece of clothing, you want to be able to wear […]
02.17.14

we’re on a roll

by Susan, Zoe Boutique Trying to cook creatively while managing for many different taste buds and delivering a meal with reasonable portions of protein, carbohydrates, and vegetables can be difficult. Plus, we all […]
02.17.14

weekend recap

Darby celebrated her Grandmom’s 94th birthday! “Here’s to many more! I love you!” From Angela: What? Doesn’t everyone do this on Sunday afternoon? Gayla from Coco Blanca joined a few friends in St […]


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