In or Out: Sweaters, Tops and Skirts

Ladies, I need your help! My cart is overflowing and I can’t whittle it down on my own. Evaluating the contents I realized I have a few similar pieces. Would you help me choose which one stays in my cart and which needs to go? Round 1:Drenched Helenium Tee ($78, review here)vs. High Speed Cardigan ($128) Drenched Helenium Tee: Pro…
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RECENT PURCHASES I ♥

Today in “Man Shops Globe”

photo from The New York Times The New York Times was at the “Man Shops Globe” premiere party held in Anthropologie’s NYC Rockefeller Plaza store on Monday night. Mostly their story is about what people wore but there’s also an anecdote about MSG star/head Anthropologie buyer Keith Johnson and partner/Urban Outfitters CEO Glen Senk: It has been said that the…
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CURRENT CRAVINGS

Keep Calm and Carry On

According to the hipster’s guide to the galaxy you must have something with the “Keep Calm and Carry On” print in your apartment. Anthropologie is curiously currently carrying it as the Keep Calm and Carry On Rug ($498). I was first introduced to the propaganda turned graphic designer’s lament in 2007 via Apartment Therapy. A few months later my work…
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Recent Zara wins + wants

SCALLOP TRIM POPLIN SHIRT
BELTED COAT
WIDE HEELED SLINGBACKS
STRIPED SWEATER
SEQUIN RUFFLED TOP
SPARKLY KNIT BLOUSE
FLORAL PRINT BLOUSE
LEATHER EQUESTRIAN CROSSBODY BAG
FLORAL ORGANZA HOOP EARRINGS
MULTICOLORED STRIPED TOP
FLORAL PRINT DRESS
LEATHER MID-HEEL SLINGBACKS
PLEATED DRESS
LACE TOP
ORGANZA FLOWER EARRINGS
FLORAL PRINT DRESS
STUDDED ANIMAL PRINT SNEAKERS
FAUX PEARL BEJEWELED EARRINGS
RUFFLED EMBROIDERED SHIRT
TORTOISESHELL WIDE HEELED SANDALS
DOUBLE-FACED JACKET
ANIMAL PRINT BLOUSE
EMBROIDERED SKIRT
ANIMAL EMBOSSED SHOPPER BAG
STUDDED EQUESTRIAN CROSSBODY BAG
DOUBLE BREASTED BUTTONED COAT
SATIN DRESS
BELTED JACKET WITH POCKETS
CONTRASTING LACE DRESS
HEELED SUEDE ANKLE BOOTS
SPLIT LEATHER FRINGED CROSSBODY BAG
BELTED TRENCH COAT
RUFFLED DRESS
FRINGE JACKET
OPENWORK SWEATER
HEELED SLINGBACK VINYL SHOE
SPLIT LEATHER HEELED COWBOY ANKLE BOOTS
OVERSIZED COTTON COAT
HOUNDSTOOTH COAT
LACE TOP
TEXTURED KNIT DRESS WITH RUFFLES DETAILS
FAUX SUEDE SKIRT
PACK OF PEARL AND ACETATE BARRETTES
ANIMAL PRINT BOX BAG
TOP WITH TIE WAIST
MID-HEIGHT HEELED ANKLE BOOTS WITH STRETCHY PANELS
PLEATED SKIRT
ROCKER LEATHER CROSSBODY BAG WITH CHAIN
FAUX SUEDE FRINGED OVERSHIRT
ANIMAL PRINT TOP
LACE TOP
SEMICIRCULAR CROSSBODY BAG
SUEDE LOOK COAT
TIED KNIT TOP
HEELED LEATHER SQUARE TOE SANDALS
MOCK NECK SWEATER
METALLIC THREAD RUFFLED TOP
PLEATED SKIRT
STUDDED SLINGBACK BALLET HEELS
MULTICOLOR KNIT DRESS
BACKPACK WITH RING
SATIN SKIRT
PRINTED KNIT TOP
ANIMAL PRINT LEATHER MINI CROSSBODY BAG
PACK OF SPARKLING MULTICOLOR HAIR CLIPS
CROPPED FLEECE COAT
FLORAL PRINT BLOUSE
EVERYDAY BACKPACK
OVERSIZED COAT WITH POCKETS
DOUBLE BREASTED TRENCH COAT WITH BUTTONS
PACKABLE RAINCOAT
EMBROIDERED BLOUSE
RUFFLED BLOUSE
FAUX LEATHER SKIRT
ANIMAL PRINT MINI BAG
SATIN SKIRT
WATER RESISTANT HOODED TRENCH COAT
FRINGED PLAID JACKET
PRINTED MINI DRESS
OPEN KNIT TOP
PACK OF SPARKLING MULTICOLOR HAIR CLIPS
SLINGBACK LEATHER HEELS
POCKET CAPE
REVERSIBLE XL KLIMT TOTE BAG
EMBROIDERED BLOUSE

A little birdie told me (Anthropologie gift cards)

Continuing their trend of adorable packaging I have to tell you how much I enjoyed Anthropologie’s most recent gift card design. It’s the details that count! The cards themselves have synonyms, ideas and musings about the idea of want. The packaging is nothing short of a pleasure to open. And in case you’ve ever wondered what $750 in Anthropologie gift…
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Leifsdottir Spring 2010 Presentation: The Scene

The scene: life everywhere. I thought it might be fun to set the scene a bit. Hopefully this post will leave you feeling as though you were there. The show was crowded from the start but during the second hour the room was absolutely packed. I found it thrilling! I overheard a lot of positive feedback. I saw some recognizable…
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Arm candy

A couple of years ago I gave up wearing watches. Clocks are everywhere these days and my cellphone has officially replaced my wrist timepiece. When my arm began to feel naked I started wearing bracelets and I’ve been hopelessly devoted to wrist baubles ever since. Anthropologie has a featurette devoted to some pretty sweet options. Lollipop Swirl: Treefrog Bangle ($198)&…
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Pretty Packages

photo from Racked The invitations for Fashion Week are arriving around the city and Racked saw fit to highlight Leifsdottir’s tactile presentation. The beautiful gilded lotus you see above arrived in a box teasing “The Wonders of the World await you…” (There are more photos in the post.) Lovely! If only one of these had made its way to my…
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