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Spotted! La Fee Verte Lingerie in Sex And The City 2
Posted by melanie | May 31, 2010
Infrared Peacock bra from La Fee Verte_

If any of you diehard Sex and the City fans ran to the theaters this past weekend to catch the much-anticipated sequel (I myself, prefer to hold out until the crowds have dwindled a little) you may have noticed, upon very close inspection, that Carrie Bradshaw is wearing the Infrared Peacock bra by La Fee Verte.

The particular scene is that in which Carrie …

Hippie Chic: 12 Terrific Tie-Dye Bikinis
Posted by amy | May 29, 2010
Taupe tie-dye bikini from Letarte Swimwear

Tie-dye is back, baby, and nowhere more so than in swimsuit styles this summer.

Who would have guessed that, 40+ years after the Summer of Love, the tie-dye bikini — once a hippie icon — is showing up on beaches from Montauk to Maui, only this time on the children (or grandchildren!) of the Woodstock generation?

Go directly to Photo Gallery.

Actually, tie-dyeing never …

Posted in Swimwear
Indulge Your Inner Romantic With Undrest Lingerie
Posted by melanie | May 28, 2010
Nicolette Camisole and Boyshort by Undrest Lingerie

As you know by now, I am on a continous hunt for lingerie or loungewear that is both attractive and comfortable. And, since I’m a total sucker for feminine, vintage-inspired styles, I think I may have met my match!

LA-based Undrest lingerie was started in 2007 by Maria Paz Navales, who sought to create comfortable silhouettes from 100% California-grown supima cotton, beautiful silks and luxurious …

Although I usually stick to a subtle-toned color palette, there is something¬† I find refreshing about vibrant summer hues. I’m especially into the 90s trend of neon colors, whether it’s hot pink nail polish or an acid yellow tee.

The only hitch is that I feel slightly apprehensive about embracing such bold colors. But, after seeing¬†Deborah Marquit’s collection of fluorescent-hued lingerie,¬† I think I …

J. Crew Asks: What’s Your Swimsuit Personality?
Posted by melanie | May 28, 2010
Solid Pleated Bandeau Top and Glamor Bottom from J. Crew

I have a love/hate relationship with J. Crew’s styling. Love because their models always embody that effortless cool way of dressing that I am always enviably trying to re-create, and hate because I can never successfully achieve that I-just-threw-this-on-and-look-fantastic look.

It’s a continuous cycle of yearning and frustration … but, mainly yearning. I always keep re-visiting the J. Crew website to analyze how to achieve …

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