i can’t believe it’s already back to school time! let’s keep the summer spirit alive with these pretty pink and purple hued dress your tech downloads from caroline lee of echo and earl!
take your pick below…
i like the “lucky” one. a nice perspective for the days when we feel like things aren’t going right and a good outlook for the future. we’re so lucky to have the ability to create even on bad days. and i love the summer citrus option below too!
AND! download them for your phone…
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my friend geri (the cool girl behind the fashion blog because i’m addicted) recently co-founded a new venture called LEAF.TV. they create videos on everything from fashion to eating and living and they’re all under 2 minutes. it’s amazing how much information she packs into these short and sweet tutorials. i’ve always admired her taste and dedication to her work and these videos are no exception. she’s got it all covered….
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this topic came up recently when a friend of mine said her guy always checks her phone. she thought this was totally normal and a few of us were like “ummm, NO IT’S NOT” in response. now, spying on your partner’s email or phone is not something you necessarily want to admit…
we’re so excited to feature a carefully curated group of socially conscious brands for our giveaway today! so many cool people making beautiful products that help support the world we live in. i’m personally obsessed with my pons sandals. i have them in multiple colors and wear them with everything. enter to win below, good luck!
the summer essentials prize package will include:
• gorgeous mamuye leather tote made in ethiopia from fashionABLE
• mehari blanket handwoven in ethiopia from fashionABLE
• recycled cotton travel journal from raven + lily
• pair of sunglasses from TOMS
• woven sandals from nisolo
• TWO pairs of pons in the style of your choice
• must-have summer body products from the honest company (sunscreen, bug spray, detangler, lip balm, and hand sanitizer)
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colorful summer cocktails with flowers?! what could be better. they’d make the perfect start to a dinner party or a sweet addition to a weekend brunch or shower. cheers, friends!
one note regarding the flowers – we highly recommend that you use organic flowers when using them as edibles or garnish for your food and drink. and, we did not eat these flowers, just used them as pretty accents…
• 2 tbs rosewater water
• 1 tbs simple syrup
• 1/2 cup lemonade
• 2 oz vodka
combine all ingredients over ice and shake. top with rose for garnish. yield 1 serving.
• 1 tbs honey
• 1 chamomile tea bag
• 1.5 oz whiskey
• 1 cup hot water
steep tea bag in hot water. stir in honey and let sit until cool. combine with whiskey over ice. add fresh chamomile for garnish. yield 1 serving.
• 1 cup grapefruit juice
• 1.5 oz gin
• 0.5 oz simple syrup
combine all ingredients over ice and mix. add flower (these are diantus) for garnish. yield 1 serving.
into edible flowers? check out this pretty cake idea!
(photos + styling by sheila gim for designlovefest– want more food posts? go here!)