Happy Mother's Day

Thank you for teaching me to always have a caring heart, a giving spirit, a strong soul, and to live to bring out the best in others. I wouldn't be who I am today without your love, guidance and constant support! 

Please check out my most recent illustration in honor of Mother's Day here

Advice: Let it go

A beautiful symbolic way to represent life's moto, "Let it go". 

One of the hardest lessons in life is letting go. Whether it's guilt, change, anger, love, loss, or betrayal. Change is never easy. We fight to hold on and we fight to let go.

Credit: Typography by Faust Goethe, faustnewyork.com

A Sneak Peek into the Lauren Conrad x Rifle Paper Co. Collection

I am so excited for this new collection debuting in February 2015! Lauren Conrad and Anna Bond have been huge role models to me. The collection is focused on the idea of bringing together the feminine Paper Crown aesthetic and the whimsical, vibrant and nostalgic Rifle Paper Co. designs. It only seems natural that these two lovers of florals finally teamed up! There will also be a coordinating paper collection coming soon, so stay tuned.

Simple and Easy Fruit Parfait

I love fruit parfait's because you can really have them anytime of the day. Here is how I make mine:

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 Cup Greek Yogurt (I used Chobani, vanilla blended)
  • 1/2 Cup of Granola (I used Bear Naked, triple berry)
  • 1 Tablespoon of Chia Seeds
  • 1/2 Cup of Fruit of your Choice (I used blueberries, blackberries, raspberries, and strawberries

A New Generation of Denim

I love seeing celebrities, entertainers, etc. use their success for good. With growing concern over ever-growing garbage patches of floating plastic in the world's oceans, any product that can take advantage of such waste is helpful. 

Photo credit: rawfortheoceans.g-star.com

Photo credit: rawfortheoceans.g-star.com

The interactive quality of the website really helps to draw the viewer in. It also makes us want to learn more about the process it took to create the world's first denim from recycled plastic! The website is filled with illustrations, animation, step by step look into the process, imagery from the line, as well as a shop, and much more.

Picture credit: http://rawfortheoceans.g-star.com/#!/tagged/partners/0

Picture credit: http://rawfortheoceans.g-star.com/#!/tagged/partners/0

RAW for the Oceans is a long-term G-Star collaboration with Pharrell Williams, owner of Bionic Yarn, that makes something fantastic with ocean plastic. Check out the promo animation below!

Learn more about G-STAR RAW here.

The Fusion of Fashion and Technology

I am truly in awe after watching Ralph Lauren's 4D Runway Event! The entire production flowed together so seamlessly.

Projected onto a 60 foot tall wall of water in the heart of Central Park tonight was where Polo Ralph Lauren launched his Women's Spring 2015 Collection. They created a film celebrating there hometown, New York City. This truly is the future of Runway.

Check out the full show here: