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Today I’m competing to win an all expense paid trip to New York for Fashion Week from Diamondere Jewelry, AND they are going to give TEN of you lucky voters $250 to spend on jewels! All you have to do is Like Diamondere on Facebook, find my submission below and like it! Then you will be entered in to win! And so will I!

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I created a visual mood board with my fashion predictions for 2015 – scroll down to read why I chose these trends. Which trends are your favorites? Which Diamondere pieces would you choose?
Fashion is in a constant evolution, and by definition evolution is not an overnight occurrence. It takes a lot of nuance over a long time to see, for example, how the 70’s bell-bottoms and platforms turned into the spandex shorts and track suits of the 80’s. So my predictions for Spring/Summer 2015 are where I see we will be moving towards in terms of themes rather than specific ‘trends’. 
1. I think we will see a ‘return to romance’ especially from designers known for it, like Carolina Herrera, but also from others in terms of feminine long skirts and dresses and pretty details and embellishments. With this I’d pair the diamondere infiniti ring, which adds a classic elegance to any look. 
2. The Silhouette will be an interesting playing field for designers in 2015. There will be voluminous tops juxtaposed by mini skirts and itty bitty shorts, like this BCBGMaxAzria look. Alternatively there will be harem pants paired with crop tops, yes crops will be here to stay for a bit yet. With this trend, I’d pair the Diamondere Verstity ring, with its globe shape, it plays well with the clash of proportions.
3. Technology is going to continue to be at the forefront of fashion in 2015. If we see google glass attached to hats, I wouldn’t be surprised. This Alexander Wang look pictured has a futuristic vibe to it which coordinates well with the Diamondere Aramen necklace.
4. Metallics will play their part in Spring 2015 as the Gilded Luxe trend will continue. Chanel’s Spring runway show featured gold harem pants and other luxurious fabrics. I’d take this rush for gold trend and give a nod to the opulence of the Persian Empire, and pair it with the Diamondere Abida Pendant.
5. Patterns and shapes will be increasingly popular next Spring, as this Clover Canyon look suggests. Keep up with the trend with this unique Diamondere Selvina necklace, with its own pattern to add to the mix.
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Last week we took a quick trip to escape the snow for some sunshine in Key Largo, Florida☀️ We spent every moment possible outside, Tom and Adam got their Scuba Diver PADI certification (yay!) while Sophia and I spent our days either swimming or drawing marine life and landscapes. This was my first trip after my sister passed last November, and even though I look so happy here, there were so many moments I felt the grief and sadness, as if it happened just yesterday. I am still figuring out how I want to show up in this space, as I have changed so much as a person since the loss. I just don’t feel called to post some of the things I shared before. Maybe that will change someday, or maybe it will just naturally evolve into something new. I think I will take this year to just process it all. (Even the idea of taking an entire year to think through something is a huge shift for my usually hyperactive type A personality) My focus at the moment is just living in the moment with my family and friends, spending time doing things that make me happy and healthy. I hope to share some of that journey here with you ~ thanks for following along ❤️
I had planned to shoot this outfit in collaboration with @lenacoutureofficial right before my dear sister passed away. Saba, the designer, was more than understanding if I didn’t want to anymore - but after thinking on it for a while I decided I wanted to - in my sister’s honor 💗 She was always my biggest hype woman. When i would feel like I’m not good enough or that I should quit (which was often) she would tell me I was unique and great and to keep it up. When I think of my sister, beauty and love is all that she embodied in her being. She expressed that on the outside also - as she loved to wear everything glam, bright & colorful, and full of bling. Hair done, nails done, everything did - that was Nusrat. For this shoot I took the time to get glam after a long hiatus - and makeup and hair took so long because I think I forgot how to do it, but afterwards I was surprised how I felt transformed. When I wore this gorgeous outfit that I know was designed with such love and incredible attention to detail by @lenacoutureofficial, I felt all of that beauty - like a walking piece of art, and very much at peace. Thank you so much to @divmophoto for capturing the feeling so well 💕
Ski weekend with my favorites ❄️❄️ So proud of Sophia for skiing on her own for the first time!
There are some trees with seeds that only grow after a fire. Their seeds are completely sealed with a resin that have to be physically melted off by a great fire in order to propagate. So to do we as humans, gain wisdom only after great pain and suffering.*
A month ago (and one day) I lost my sister and best friend to cancer. I am still completely gutted and broken. But, I’m also so so grateful to have had felt the love that now brings me so much heartbreak. ❤️ I am so inspired by her - and I will forever live my life to honor her memory. Miss you sis ❤️
Classic outfit combo: oversized blazer + denim 🖤fendi mules @shoeslutz
Just a mom who loves mums 🌸 🪴
Cozy for a coffee date ☕️
French. Toast. Egg. Bake. Save this recipe for a weekend or holiday brunch - it’s SO good and fool-proof! I’m not even a sweet person and I love it. The pecans are a non-negotiable IMO - I get honey bourbon vanilla pecans for this and it is just heavenly. Enjoy!