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Coachella Fashion 2014

The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival was founded in 1999, and runs annually at  the Inland Empire’s Coachella Valley near Joshua Tree National Park. Every year, thousands of people come from around the world to camp out for two days & three nights of non-stop musical revelry, spread across 5 huge stages, tents, and theatres. […]

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Spring 2014 Top 5 Shoe Trends

Summer is just around the corner, and with the warmer weather, many of us have been anxiously awaiting the chance to store our winter boots and bust out our sandals! It’s that time of year; shorts, dresses, and the all-important pedicure. This season, five major trends are emerging as the must-have’s of Summer foot fashion. […]

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Spring 2014 Must-Have Item: The White Jacket

Spring’s hottest trending item right now is the white jacket. Bloggers and other fashion-forward ladies are throwing white jackets over anything; tank tops and jeans (like me!), dresses, sweaters… everything! It’s a quick & easy way to brighten up your wardrobe, and look super-chic at the same time. Oh, and it helps you STAY WARM, […]

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Eating Healthy in Downtown Boise: Taj Mahal

This year, I have been on a quest; a food quest! I am navigating a journey through food allergies, tummy pain, and the frustrating balance between good taste and good food. (You know what I’m talking about; that greasy pizza slice, piled high with pepperoni & sausage, tastes delicious! But how my body reacts to […]

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Donald J. Pliner: the Man Behind the Epic Shoes

Photography by: Lenny Wheeler / Clothing provided by: Dillard’s / Makeup by: Shaylinn Barlow I recently had the honor of meeting international fashion designer Donald J. Pliner, at a very special event hosted by Dillard’s in Boise Towne Square.  Mr. Pliner proved to be a warm, engaging, and fascinating man; I was captivated by his […]

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Travel Spotlight: Twisted Couture in Leavenworth

Photos by Jennifer Oates / O2 Photography When I travel, I love to search for fashions & style that are special and unique. I found all that – and more! – when I recently visited Leavenworth, WA with Snow Bunny Magazine! As the Chief Fashion Editor, it was my job to investigate the shopping, food, and […]

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International Fashion Designer Donald J Pliner Comes to Boise!

Next Friday, March 20th 2014, marks the third visit of international shoe and handbag designer Donald J. Pliner to Boise.  His last stop in our fair city was in 2012, when he met with fans and customers at Dillard’s to autograph both past and newly-purchased Pliner shoes. Mr. Pliner grew up working in his family’s […]

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Ettika’s Arm Party Contest and WIN $100!

Ettika jewelry is launching TWO new contests this month! I’m super excited – LOVE their beautiful, creative, stackable bracelets! For the first contest, they have asked fans to post photos that define what an arm party means to them. I immediately thought of my little girl, whose creativity and unbridled fun with fashion daily inspires […]

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Winter Whites; Who Says You Can’t?

Jacket: Thrifted at Temptations Boutique // Jeans: Express // Handbag: Coach // Sunnies: Coach // Boots: Fergie The traditional fashion rule of not wearing white between Labor Day and Memorial Day most likely dates back to the early 1900′s. Fashionistas through the ages have questioned and challenged this “rule,” because 1) we like to question […]

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My First RAW Show: Collaborating with Unigon Specialties

From left: Me, Denise Vasecka, Kellie Levesque // Photo by: Emily Hawkins // Hair: CHad Robinson // MUA: Amanda Woods // My wardrobe: Nordstrom Rack On Thursday, Feb. 20th I had the honor of participating in my first RAW Artists Boise show! The fashion show I worked on was a collaboration between fellow stylist Kellie Levesque […]

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