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The ii Style Diaries: How not to freeze to death 

The fine art of not freezing your ass off while skipping tights and allowing bare skin to be exposed to the bitter cold temps outside is something that has taken me quite some time to nail down.  But after a number of failed attempts I’d say that I’ve finally nailed it. It’s all about investing well to ensure that your feet and head are warm.) The quintessential pieces from top to bottom:  The right socks are crucial.  I will ...

Last Minute Christmas Shopping with 6PM.COM

December has been feeling more like October this year making that age old question of "what the heck do I wear?" an even more difficult one than usual. I haven't really broken out my winter wardrobe yet because you can't when it's 62 outside so dressing for my girls' holiday brunch recently was a bit of a tricky one!  So instead of rocking the puffer coat and tights, I put a few new winter finds from 6PM.com into ...

Impossibly Delicious Cocktail Holiday Edition: Merry Christmas Happy Holidaze

Sadly it has been a little while since my last cocktail recipe but not to worry, I’m back with a variety of concoctions to help you drink your way through the holiday season and the inevitably brutal winter that we’re bound to have since we’re currently enjoying 60 degree weather here in NYC … and it’s DECEMBER. The Merry Christmas Happy Holidaze is one of the quickest drinks to whip up when you're in a bind and ...

Holiday Party Season Dressing

Holiday party season is officially in full swing! I love this time of year! I'm a girl who grew up in dresses and barbie dolls, I'm usually overdressed (one of the style "rules" Grammy so kindly passed over to me!) and love a reason to dress up in an amazing dress. Speaking of which, how gorgeous is this Self-Portrait number? I've praised this designer before but I have to say this little one was just ...

The II Gift Guide: The Ultimate Beauty Gifts Curated by Stephanie Nelson

  Hello fabulous people! Stephanie Nelson here from Stephanie Nelson Makeup & Hair here to dish on my top beauty gifts for any gal on your list. I've rounded up the best of the best in terms of palettes, travel sets, gift boxes and so much more to help you pick just the right gift for that beauty maven on your list! NARS Limited Edition Palette This cheek palette has you covered from bronzer and highlighter to ...

Holiday Shopping Strategy Round 2: Cyber Monday

Coming off of a long weekend it is inevitably going to be difficult to get back into the swing of things so I’m here to help you procrastinate a little bit longer and get your shop on this Cyber Monday. It’s imperative to go into Cyber Monday with some sort of a plan of attack or you could find yourself three hours into the epic Nordstrom sale with 75 items in your bag (no judgement!) ...

‘Tis the Season

Few things are more enjoyable to me than spending Christmas in Texas. The week at home is filled with quite a bit of family time, catching up with girlfriends, holiday parties and of course, some last minute gift shopping. In between the harried Christmas errands and catch-up dates, my family has a standing tradition of doing brunch at The Zodiac in Dallas followed by a photo with Santa at Neiman Marcus downtown. {Side note, I ...