Let’s Be Brief

4 Jan

The briefcase is rarely thought of as a fashion statement, but more so as the business man’s (for lack of a better word)… purse. However, I have come to view the briefcase as a more sophisticated and professional version of its much younger college-esque counterpart, the backpack.

My day-to-day purse has grown far too heavy to tote on my shoulder. The constant accumulation of papers and work necessities seem to be over running the small tote that accompanies my now behemoth purse. All in all the issue of space and weight are of utmost concern and the solution seems to be the overlooked yet very chic briefcase. Such a briefcase can be held by the handle or in many cases by means of the cross body strap therefore equally distributing the weight, presto! Problem(s) solved.

  1. Bueno- patent croc briefcase, $25
  2. Coach- embossed exotic satchel, $498
  3. Tumi- dome business case, $495
  4. Coach- nylon business tote, $298
  5. Mulberry- Alexa leather bag, $1,250
  6. Proenza Schouler- leather satchel, $1,595

xx CPfashionista

Brand New

3 Jan
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There is something about January first that feels brand new every single year no matter what. While life continues to go on, it still feels something akin to starting over. This clean blank slate full of promise, potential, and lots and lots of hope for good things to come.

Welcome 2011! We’re so glad you’re here!

Happy New Year friends!

xx CPfashionista

Sweet Things

6 Dec

While the holidays are a fashionista’s haven of party outfits to plan and lots of pretty presents to give, this time of year also brings about yummy sweets a plenty. In between braving treks to the mall and endlessly searching for that perfect gift we somehow find time to make things. I’m not talking a batch or two of sugar cookies but rather hundreds and hundreds of sugary decorated morsels.

Funny little cookie cutters…perfect stocking stuffer!

A whirlwind of flour and frosting takes over the kitchen for the better part of 24 hours as we bake our way into sweet happiness. Here are some of my favorite cookie recipes I want to share with you…

Pastelitos de Boda

Oatmeal Raspberry-Jam Bars

Chocolate Hazelnut Sandwiches

Gingerbread men (and women)

Sugar Cookies

Happy baking!

xx CPfashionista

Dream Big

3 Dec

When I was in college one of my favorite songs was Dream Big by Ryan Shupe and the Rubberband Band. Not only for the melody but because the lyrics were so truly inspirational, the chorus being “When you dream, dream big.” How profound.

I always find Friday’s to be especially inspirational as I build big plans in my head of what I can accomplish in the coming weekend. It seems that the bigger you dream, the more likely it is that your dreams just might come true. Let’s be honest, dreaming is fun but reality is so much better.

Here are some inspirational “Dream Big” things from around the web today…enjoy!

Shape What’s To Come project by Levi’s…where women from all over the world come together to share, inspire, and grow.

The most adorable dream fund keeper

A little music video for you to dream about.

Dreamy jewelry.

Have a happy weekend!

XX CPfashionista

There’s Still Time

24 Nov

The Club Pink monthly newsletter is here and ready to be sent out…if you’re not yet a member of Celebrity Pink’s Club Pink, there’s still time to join. Sign up before Friday to receive 4 awesome give-away offers!

Oh, and have a happy turkey day!

xx CpFashionista

CP Gift Guide

23 Nov

With black Friday mere days away what better way to prepare than with an exclusive Celebrity Pink BFF gift guide. From skinny jeans to the perfect shade of nail polish, you’re sure to find something for that best friend you couldn’t live without.

  1. Celebrity Pink-Denim jeggings
  2. Celebrity Pink- Holiday bow dress
  3. Celebrity Pink- Cargo jacket
  4. Celebrity Pink- Cargo skinny jeans
  5. Celebrity Pink- Classic jegging
  6. Juicy Couture- Sequin clutch
  7. Shared Earth- Peacock feather bracelet
  8. Forever 21- Bow booties
  9. Essie- Velvet Voyeur nail polish
  10. Philosophy- Peppermint Bark lip gloss

XX Happy Shopping!

CpFashionista

Behind the Scenes

22 Nov

We have anxiously awaited the release of Celebrity Pink’s photo shoot behind the scenes and it’s finally here! Check out Sadie May and the rest of our wonderful team rockin everything from denim to set-design.

A little Monday entertainment for you!

xx CpFashionista

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