How to Style Bright Colors for Fall
Fashion

How to Style Bright Colors for Fall

JavaScript is currently disabled in this browser. Reactivate it to view this content. I loved almost all of the Fall / Winter trends that came down the runway this season because, with the exception of red boots (I’m totally lost on this one!), I’ve been rocking these styles on and off for all of my 20s! Isn’t it nice that fashion is cyclical and you never have to worry about those pieces you borrowed from your mom eventually coming back en vogue?! (I’m looking at you, 1980s shoulder pads!). My favorite trend though would have to be the combining of red, orange…

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Taking Draper James to France on July 4th
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Taking Draper James to France on July 4th

It’s truly incredible how much our young country has been through after 241 years in existence. Much has impacted our current trajectory, and while most of it is our own doing, we would not be who we are without the support and loyalty of our allies. Through all of our growing pains the people and country of France have been there for us, from acknowledging our sovereignty and becoming a military ally in our fight for British independence, to gifting us our beautiful Lady Liberty over 100 years later. We would not be who were are if it were not…

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Cocoa Couture Easter Tablescape
Home Decor

Cocoa Couture Easter Tablescape

A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of entertaining a group of incredible women for a Progressive Brunch. A progressive meal or “Safari Supper” is made of successive courses prepared and eaten at the residence of different hostesses. This involves consumption of one course at each location. Each of us ladies prepared a part of traditional brunch and Ubered from each of our houses to the next, after each course, enjoying the company and styling of each person’s take on a brunch tablescape! My house was the first stop and I hosted the Mimosa and fruit course! I wanted…

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Cocoa Couture Inspired DIY Easter Crafts
DIY

Cocoa Couture Inspired DIY Easter Crafts

How does someone who doesn’t like colors other than black and white celebrate a hue saturated holiday like Easter? They DIY everything in black and white of course! Being Catholic I love Easter; Couple that with my love of spray paint and you get my version of Easter gifts and décor! I took a plain bunny ears headband ($2) and a plastic bunny container ($2) from Walgreens and gave them a little makeover. Scroll down for instructional photos and a video tutorial 👯

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