Monthly Archives: March 2013

Downloadable: InstaRepost for iPhone & Android

2:00 PM

Okay, so I might be a tad late to the game with this app (released in early December) but I saw a post about it on my Instagram feed and it automatically sparked my interest. For those of you like me who haven't heard about InstaRepost, it's an app that allows you to repost your favorite Instagram photos directly onto your own feed. And you need to download it…now. (more…)

Posted in Entertainment | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Downloadable: InstaRepost for iPhone & Android

Studio Sounds: Phosphorescent – Song for Zula

11:15 AM

[youtube

The latest tune heard in the studio is “Song for Zula” by the band Phosphorescent. Originally from Alabama, Matthew Houck, singer/composer of Phosphorescent, started recording and performing alternative/indie rock music in Athens, Georgia in the early 2000s.

After international touring,  his most recent album, Muchacho, received numerous amounts of praise from critics and fans. “Phosphorescent is a Brooklyn band that hasn’t forgotten its Southern pedigree, creating washy psychedelia with a foothold in country-rock,” states the New York Times.

For upcoming tour dates, click here!

Posted in Music | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Studio Sounds: Phosphorescent – Song for Zula

Because We Love You – Take 20% Off Sitewide!

10:07 AM

blog+gif+final

Need some new clothes for spring? Not a problem. We got you covered! If you've been debating whether or not to buy those leather pants, chic blazers or essential tees, now is definitely the time. Shop our weekend sale and save some of that hard-earned paycheck…or buy new clothes and go out for a night with the girls.

Starting today take 20% off sitewide with code: HOP2IT! Ends Monday, April 1 at 11:59pm.

*NOT VALID ON PRIOR ORDERS, CANNOT BE COMBINED WITH OTHER OFFERS, NOT VALID ON GIFT CARDS

Posted in Style | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Because We Love You – Take 20% Off Sitewide!

Rachel’s Radar: Clothes Minded

11:15 AM

Graphic TeesWhat are your clothes saying about you? Do you realize that your clothing is an extension of what you are and whom you portray? It’s not always easy to know because much like having smelled like you haven't taken a shower after a long workout or spinach is in your teeth, people are not likely to tell you when you are dressed inappropriately. The goal is to determine the ultimate message you want to send and for the most part, that message is simple: You want to appear like you can express yourself and that you ultimately belong.  (more…)

Posted in Rachel's Radar | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Rachel’s Radar: Clothes Minded

Designer Spotlight: Jennifer Zeuner’s Jewelry Empire

10:01 AM

Jennifer Zeuner

Celebrities1. What is the inspiration behind Jennifer Zeuner jewelry?

Jennifer Zeuner’s inspiration is the “artsy, modern and confident girl” that doesn’t need to wear a statement necklace every day.  Her new collection fuses modern and wearable seamlessly.  It incorporates a lot of angular shapes in surprising ways.  This was achieved while still maintaining the collection’s trademark simplicity.  The pieces can speak for themselves or be layered.  The same piece can reflect a different mood when layered and/or worn differently. The jewelry allows women to be creative with it. The collection is not about a single statement piece. It’s about the conscious, personalized combination of different pieces.  Ultimately, it tells a story.

2. Is Jennifer Zeuner the main designer of the line?

Yes, every piece is 100 percent designed by Jennifer. She carefully draws out the pendants and then selects everything such as  the chain, chain length, finish and  stone.  Designing is the one aspect of the business that Jennifer fully controls and doesn't have anyone assist her with. At first, Jennifer did everything from the designing and selling to the shipping. Now her focus is mostly on designing. 

3. What do you see for the future of Jennifer Zeuner?

In the future we hope to preserve the exclusivity of our rapidly growing brand. We want to be selective about our retailers and offer a high end product to the most exclusive stores worldwide. Also, we look forward to expanding our men's collection. A lot of men wear our pieces designed for women and they simply add an extension to the chain! Another possibility in the future is a collaboration with a style “icon.” It's in the works already so we are keeping our fingers crossed! 

4. What is one thing that we don't know about your brand?

Our brand's aesthetic has evolved tremendously over time. Our first pieces, which were bought by Cameron Diaz, consisted mostly of very long beaded necklaces with wood and bone pendants. The look was very bohemian and resonated with our customers. However, after noticing an over-saturation of bohemian and beaded jewelry in the market, Jennifer chose to change the aesthetic completely.  Jennifer found inspiration in vintage Lanvin jewelry, and mid century modern furniture. The line's symbolic and meaningful pieces were now uber-modern and simple. The  line became much more classic and sophisticated. The metamorphosis was a huge success! Fast-forward eight years, the line is sold at high end retailers worldwide and loved by stylish celebrities such as Beyonce, Rihanna, Taylor Swift, Sarah Jessica Parker, Jennifer Lopez, Halle Berry, Selena Gomez, Jessica Alba, Miranda Kerr, Zoe Saldana and Alessandra Ambrosio amongst many others!

Jewelry

Check out out all of our new merchandise arriving daily at our What's New page!

Posted in Designer Spotlight | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

“Under the Sea” with Vanessa Mooney’s Summer ’13 Collection

11:15 AM

Vanessa Mooney Just when we thought Vanessa Mooney did it all, she channeled her inner bohemian, beach bum to create the all new Summer 2013 “Under the Sea” collection. You won't find Ariel's trinkets here. No, this mermaid has gone rogue covered in bright golds and silvers adorned with crystals and edgy jewels.

The designer has created undeniably beautiful pieces that belong in every wardrobe. They are versatile and fun since you can easily to mix and match with items you already own. Don't even worry about over accessorizing because the more you layer and stack these pieces, the cooler they look. (more…)

Posted in What's New | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on “Under the Sea” with Vanessa Mooney’s Summer ’13 Collection

Fashion Faux Pas: How to Not Be a Victim

2:05 PM

Fashion

Hope you’re all enjoying this extension of winter and know that the groundhog has been rightfully indicted (LOL). Check the news if you don’t know what I’m referring to. We’re all still bundled up in coats and scarves in NYC. Try a SMYTHE blazer under a detachable fur coat collar for a look similar to mine.

A ‘faux pas’, as I’m sure you all know, is the refined French way that we like to refer to a social blunder. Because everything sounds better in French, including our embarrassing fashion mishaps.

So how do you avoid becoming a Fashion Faux Pas victim? (more…)

Posted in Street Style | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Fashion Faux Pas: How to Not Be a Victim

Miley Cyrus Brings Back the WOP

12:24 PM

Had a long week? This will make it all better. Miley Cyrus proves she is a unicorn and has killer dance moves all in one video.

Happy Friday!

Posted in Videos | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Miley Cyrus Brings Back the WOP

Tips & Tricks for Organizing Your Closet

2:55 PM

Now that we are officially one lovely day into spring, let's talk about organizing your wardrobe closet. This is an essential step for anyone, especially if you live in a small space. From our own experience and tips we've learned from friends and the Internet, we're here to help you get organized! So clear your schedule and dedicate a day to do some spring cleaning. (more…)

Posted in How To | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Tips & Tricks for Organizing Your Closet

Fashion Meets Baked by Melissa Cupcakes

3:46 PM

Baked by MelissaBaked by Melissa. Three words that can grab my attention in less than a second. I'm a huge cupcake lover and what can be better than mini cupcakes with wacky, but oh-so-yummy flavors? If you have never experienced the euphoria of Baked by Melissa, then you need to re-evaluate every decision you've made about cupcakes…and life (just kidding, kind of).

Aside from cupcakes (and every other morsel of food) I love shopping, I mean, what girl doesn't? Let's be serious. So I decided to combine my love for cupcakes, sometimes referred to as cuppycakes, with fashion because what can be better than outfits that remind me of one of my favorite foods? (more…)

Posted in Style | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Fashion Meets Baked by Melissa Cupcakes