Glamping Interior in India

For those of us that must do everything in luxury and style Glamping.com has taken the ability to book the most stylishly-in-tune-with-nature getaways you can imagine. Want a tent in India with pluming and leather furnishings? Done. With locations in North American, South/ Central America, United Kingdom, Africa, Europe, Oceania, Asia and the Middle East you’ll find an exotic destination with a resort like glamp site that will suit your fancy [ ..and oh how fancy it will be!].

Below is the interior of the tents at the resort Aman-i-Khás, located north of Jaipur on the outskirts of Ranthambore National Park in India. As sanctuary for India’s exotic wildlife, Ranthambore is one of the best place to see wild tigers in their natural habitat. The tents and resort is just as impressive as the wildlife surrounding it. I love the leather, wood and white theme that keep the safari decor spirit alive while remaining minimal and luxurious.

Images via Aman Resorts

American Girl Next Door

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Summertime is smoldering here in the south where beating the heat vs looking fresh are at a constant stand off. Keeping with the aesthetic of my earlier post Steal His Style, this is a more feminine way to go in the casual menswear direction. My button up short sleeved shirt is unisex, from american apparel and its tucked into high waisted, black ,distressed, denim shorts, that flatter my legs. My favorite studded boots always give me that edge and flash I love. Add a bow a la Cult Gaia for extra flirty fun. Overall this is a effortless look that’s still on point for more casual outings.

collar shirt & hair bow: american apparel | shorts: similar | boots: Dolce Vita [ similar ]| vintage wooden toy gun: manready mercantile

Photography by Daniel Colvin Photography

August Lust List

 

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Happy August! Summer is flying by with full of pool hangs, beach trips and grilling. Keep that free spirit flowing through this month with a little mid-western hippie vibe. We’ve got a list of goods we’re lusting over this month:

Clockwise: Easy beauty keeping the skin natural with a seaweed mask. A lip stain that gives you the “I just ate a popsicle” look.  Adding natural elements to you home with these gilded precious stone coasters. Petite leather backpack are a must have, not only are they super adorable but practical, especially packing for an weekend getaway. Turquoise beaded jewelry is always a summer boho staple. Voila, the perfect shorts to go over your swimsuit. These two-toned ankle boots that will take you right into September.

Lush BB Seaweed Mask:

Benefit Benetint

RABLAB Lumino Guilded Coasters

3.1 Phillip Lim Pashli Zipper Backpack

Suzanna Dai Rome Drop Earrings

Spell Daisy Chain Barabarella Shorts 

ACNE Studios Chestnut Clover Flat Ankle Boot

 

5 Vanity Counters For Your Small Space

The vanity is an important place in a woman’s life. It’s our game-planing spot before we conquer the day, work, or a date and our wind-down ritual before bed.  You don’t need a giant boudoir dedicated to your vanity to feel luxe and more importantly, organized. Take a look at our 5 unique ways to redo [or add] the make-up vanity console for smaller spaces.

Glam Minimalist:

 

The Artist’s Vanity:

 

Shabby Chic Antique Vanity:

 

Blackout Boudoir:

 

Parisian Princess:

via Elle Decor 2012

 

Mid-Summer Pastel Dream

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My background in the performing arts definitely comes out in my personal style.  From all the tulle, rhinestones and wigs I’ve worn in my day, I totally dig temporary, dramatic change. This summer I’m having a lot of fun with pastel hair. The trend has been underground for years, only just surfacing on the heads of celebrities and in fashion editorials in recent years. If the permeant fairy hair isn’t a feasible option in your 9-5 routine there are temporary sprays and colors that wash out after one use! Be daring and have fun this summer with a little color! Happy Weekend ❤

 

hair color: Color Bombz “Untambed Turquiose” | sweater: Chaser | nude body suit: Max Azria [similar]  | shorts: Nasty Gal So Ripped Cuttoffs  | shoes: Sam Edelman [similar] |bra: Kimchi Blue | wrap bracelets : Henri Bendel & A/X

Check out the wonderful photographer of this series:  Zhanna Kurmanova

Steal His Style

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My relationship with boyfriend jeans is a love/ hate one. I love the relaxed, cool look and how I always feel tough in them- no one can mess with me in my bf jeans [snap snap]. I hate them because they are baggy, hide my legs [I love showing some leg] and the relaxed fit + lower crotch = shorter looking legs! [gasp].

Taking inspiration from “the boyfriend” aesthetic I paired the jeans with a cutoff band tee, tucked the front of the shirt in the jeans casually and  sported studded heal boots. The boots gave added height without getting too girly in a wedge or heel [ though also totally doable]. The t-shirt has oversized arm holes, which I totally dig, it shows a little skin in a otherwise very covered look and the adorable bandeau underneath has a touch of feminine flair. When trying a men’s inspired look I suggest going feminine and soft with hair and make-up to contrast the lack of femininity in the looks silhouette.

jeans: Levi’s | top: Maylene and the Sons of Disaster | boots: Dolce Vita | laptop case: Manready | bracelet: Manready | bandeau: Free People

photography by Daniel Colvin Photography

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Man-Haven, Manready

There is so much awesomeness going on at Manready Mercantile it’s hard to decide where to begin. The decor feels like a rustic hunting lodge reminiscent of a more rugged, outdoorsy Ralph Lauren. The merchandise is a one-stop-shop for quality goods from tobacco pipes, wall hangings, apparel and local coffee, making it a great destination when on the market for a man-gift. The unique thing I love about Manready is that everything is for sale. Their buyer is constantly out shopping for new antique pieces i.e. consoles, sofa’s & rugs etc. So you may find yourself walking out of the shop with anything from beard treatment oil to a leather tufted sofa!

FLAGSHIP LOCATION:

321 W 19TH ST. SUITE B

HOUSTON, TX 77008

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 photos by the wonderful Daniel Colvin Photography