Hi GOLP readers! This week we are excited to be sharing a week of beauty with one of our favorite one stop beauty boutiques, Benefit Cosmetics. We recently visited the Benefit boutique (3450 N. Southport) and indulged in a day of beauty! Every day this week one of the girls will be sharing their favorite products and services. Next Monday, we will have a big announcement to make with Benefit,...
I advise you to stop sharing your dreams with people who try to hold you back,...– Kelly Cutrone, If You Have to Cry, Go Outside: And Other Things Your Mother Never Told You (via larmoyante)
Style File: Metallic Denim
Move over colored denim, metallic hues are making their way into our closest for Fall. Although shades of metallic have been on our radar the past few seasons, they are making their debut in denim. Whether it’s adding a leather jacket or a crisp black blazer, we can’t wait to take this look from day to night. Will you be embracing this trend? Xo - GOLP JBrand Metallic Jeans //...
To be successful you have to find a balance between what you want and what you...– Lubov Azria. http://bit.ly/P4529i (via musingsinfemininity)
Links A La Mode
Happy Sunday! These weekends just fly by, don’t they? Here’s a round up of what we enjoyed last week. Xo - GOLP — Definitely need to try this DIY Sparkle Tray courtesy of Emily of Cupcakes and Cashmere. The Olympics are well underway and to help us get into the Olympic spirit, Vogue teams up with the top male athletes who share their thoughts and dreams of gold....
Inspiring Interiors - Nevena Borissova
Nevena Borissova’s home was recently featured on the Coveteur and we had to share these inspiring photos. From her jewelry organization to the refinished armoire that holds her shoes, we love how creative people can get when housing some of their favorite daily items. Nevena is the owner of the popular LA boutique, Curve. You can check out the store’s blog here! Enjoy! - GOLP ...
Guest Post - Born and Bread
Happy Friday, readers! Sorry we’ve been MIA this week! Things have been little crazy in GOLP land..Today we are super excited to have the girls, Julie and Lauren, over from the popular New York blog, Born and Bread. Be sure to keep up-to-date with the B&B girls on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest! Hope everyone had a good week! Xo - GOLP — Hey, all! We’re Julie and Lauren...
Style File: Cap Toe Heels
One trend that can easily take us from summer to fall is the cap toe heel. From patent leather to suede, there are numerous styles and variations of this shoe from some of our favorite retailers including JCrew, Asos and Top Shop. Below are some of our favorites to note. Which pair are you coveting? Happy Tuesday! - GOLP 1. Vince Camuto Prue Pump // 2. Jcrew Everly Cap Toe // 3. Top Shop...
Links A La Mode
Happy hour, anyone? Marie Claire share’s with us some fabulous cocktail concoctions perfect for your next cookout or summer gathering. Lucky Editor-in-Chief, Brandon Holley, inspires women across the country each month to embrace their personal style. Recently shared with Rebecca Minkoff what’s in her RM Cupid Bag. Get the lowdown here. Headed on vacation? Sierra from Style On...
Guest Post - The Zhush
Happy Friday! Today we have one of our absolute favorite bloggers, Sue from The Zhush. Not only does she provide a daily dose of inspiration but you must also stop by her lovely online home and fashion accessories shop. Whether you’re in need for some new home decor accents or a statement necklace, Sue has a keen eye for all things stylish and chic! Enjoy! - GOLP — Hi! I’m Sue...
Aldo Rise on Gilt + Backstage Pass via The...
Get ready! Starting at 11:00am CST on Friday, Gilt will be selling the Aldo Rise Spring 2012 fashion week collaborations with Preen, JW Anderson, Libertine, and Mark Fast. Fabulous shoes at great prices, need we say more? Below is a behind-the-scenes sneak peak of the fashion show shot by Stephanie and Erin from The Coveteur. Our top picks: the Preen Paider Sandal and the Libertine Eakins Sandal!...
Most Wanted: Dannijo
If you love a good statement bauble, look no further than Dannijo. This fashion jewelry and accessories label was founded by sisters Danielle and Jodie Snyder back in 2008. Their aesthetic combines both of their individual styles to create collections full of unique pieces that are sure to compliment any fashionistas jewelry collection. The sisters have also expanded their line to include a...
Design Eye Candy: Lucite Accents
Lucite furniture is a fun and easy way to add a modern chic to any room. We like to think of lucite as a one-piece makeover. We’ve seen this trend popping up everywhere from Elle Decor to the homes featured across the inter webs. From a desk chair to office accents, it’s really quite easy to incorporate clear acrylic pieces into your home. Below are some of our favorite design...
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How was everyone’s weekend? Here’s a round up of what we loved this week. Xo - GOLP Vogue take’s us back to the archives revealing the style transformation of the bathing suit over the years. Mango salsa, anyone? Try out this delicious recipe courtesy of the girls over at Born and Bread! Neon + DIY. Need we say more? But seriously if you’re feeling creative, check...
Guest Post - The Brunette One
Hello GOLP Readers! It’s Samantha here from The Brunette One! I’m excited to share with you my two favorite trends this summer, the scalloped detailing and bright colors - a fun mix of strawberry and lemonade if you will. I’m also loving the Elizabeth and James Benedict Sunnies. What trends are you loving this summer?! Be sure to stop by my blog to say hello and you can also...
Windy City Live Anniversary Party + StyleList Home...
Last night we had the pleasure of attending the Windy City Live Anniversary Party at Epic! What better way to help celebrate a show dedicated to straight fun and entertainment than at a rooftop bar? The weather couldn’t have been more perfect for the party and we enjoyed mixing and mingling among the hosts, producers, and friends. We look forward to watching and staying up-to-date with WCL...
All Things Fashionable and All Things Paper
Happy Thursday! Today you can find us guest posting over at Small Shop Studio! Erika continues to inspire us on a daily basis so be sure to stop on over and say hello! Are you all familiar with Paper Fashion? The ever-stylish Katie Rodgers has been fascinating top designers and brands with her whimsical illustrations since 2009. Katie’s collaborated with brands like Kate Spade and Target in...
The Crop Top
As the summer heat continues, what better way to help us stay cool than the crop top? The trend was actually made popular by the circa-1980’s Madonna and then again in the 90’s by the one and only B. Spears. Now the crop top is back and can be found in the collections of designers such as Alexander Wang and Phillip Lim in addition to on the racks of some of our favorite retailers...
The Maxi You Love, In Maximum Prints
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Links A La Mode
Happy Sunday! How was everyone’s weekend? Here’s a roundup of what we were loving this week. Prepfection: Sarah Vickers of Classy Girls Wear Pearls High Stylin: Mr. Newton of Hapers Bazaar captures some killer pictures at the 2012 couture shows in Paris. It’s A Make Your Own Popsicle Kind of Summer: The Everygirl Prints Galore: Ampersand Design Studio // Blog The...
For The Home: Hermes
While we’re always coveting a Birkin bag, we wouldn’t mind having an apartment filled with touches of Hermes. The French fashion house continues to expand their home decor line while also remaining true to its roots. Each item incorporates the original Hermes equestrian feel as well as the signature H. Below are a couple images of how others have incorporated the Avalon blanket and...
Round Up: Around The Web
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Etsy Shop Spotlight: Amanda Catherine Designs
We recently stumbled across Etsy Shop, Amanda Catherine Designs. Originally a Chicago girl herself, Amanda creates some of the cutest prints and posters around. Whether you’re looking for a gift or clever words to frame for your apartment, Amanda designs a wide array combining bold colors and delightful quotes sure to fit anyones style and personality. Happy Monday! - GOLP