Maybe it’s leftover emotion after the royal wedding–and the knowledge that I don’t have any weddings to go to this summer–but I’m suddenly struck with the urge to put on something frilly and dance the night away at a garden party. (Maybe I’ll host my … Read moreRoyal roses
The energy in the crowd immediately shifted. People adjusted positions in their seats, focusing their phone camera screens to get the best Instagram shot as the first model strutted down the runway. The penultimate collection of the Spring 2018 Midwest Fashion Week show featured candy-coated … Read moreFantastical fashion: An interview with Katy Newton
If you are addicted to blowouts, you definitely know of DryBar, a blowout-only hair salon that’s caused a buzz nationwide for the last several years. The woman-owned business has 103 locations, with about half of those in California, Texas and New York City. And now, … Read more[EVENT] DryBar pre-opening party
Maybe it’s the birth of wee Prince Louis Arthur Charles, another royal baby for the world to go crazy about. (Not gonna lie, I’m already a sucker for the adorable photos of Prince George and Princess Charlotte that Kensington Palace releases from time to time.) … Read moreAcross the (fashion) pond
Sometimes, there’s nothing like coming home from a long day and stretching out cat-like on the couch to the scratch, scratch, scratch sound of vinyl-meets-needle. Give me a breeze from an open window and the wafting lyrics from Lana del Rey’s “Born to Die,” and … Read moreBaby, put that record on
Fact (only slightly exaggerated): Every awards show host changes outfits at least 10 times during the course of the evening. So when planning my Oscar party photo shoot, I felt compelled to bring along a second outfit as any proper host would. This floor-length red … Read moreThat Old Hollywood feeling
The countdown to the 90th Annual Academy Awards is on–and so is my party planning mode. Bring on the Hollywood glamour, gilted accessories, Oscar ballots and tear-filled speeches! Looking for last-minute inspiration for your showbiz-celebrating shindig on Sunday? A few of my fellow Indy Blog … Read moreReady for the Oscars?
The Carmel Christkindlmarkt, that is. On a blustery December afternoon with highs in the 20s and Indy’s first snow of the season, the Christkindlmarkt felt like a snowglobe of tiny wooden cabins distracted by clouds of whirling ice skaters and floating snowflakes. It was only … Read moreOff to the Markt!
It’s time to celebrate the flavor, and smell, and spice of the season – you guessed it, it’s National Pumpkin Day! (Not that we haven’t been celebrating it every day for the last two months…) Haven’t scooped up your pumpkins yet? See more from my … Read moreNational Pumpkin Day
What’s sugary pink, runs on four wheels, and is fueled by cuteness and happy dreams? The Hello Kitty Cafe Truck, of course! The truck–which celebrates all things related to Hello Kitty and her gang of adorable sidekicks–travels around the country, bringing themed goodies and Hello … Read moreHello Kitty, Hello Tokyo