The Art Of Gifting….

I don’t know about you, but as the days creep closer to the Holidays, I’m constantly on the lookout for a great sale because I truly enjoy the “Art Of Gift Giving.” Searching for a meaningful gift for a family member, friend, or loved one, gives me a rush that I can’t explain. I guess […]

#NYFW Recap…

Twice a year the fashion world flocks to the island of Manhattan, in hopes to catch a 10-minute glimpse of the latest designer collections for the coming season. This season was no different, with one major EXCEPTION…location. In 2010 “The Tents,” of New York Fashion Week were relocated to Lincoln Center after 17 years in […]

The 14th of July…Bastille Day

French-born accessories designer Marie Odile founded Soltek Inc. in 2010. The five-year-old brand encapsulates the sensual allure of French women, mixed with the modern sensibility of an NYC fashionista.   In honor of her home country of France, Odile created a small Limited Edition capsule collection inspired by, what else, Bastille Day!!   And don’t […]

All I Want For Christmas…

The clock is ticking with 18 days left to go till Christmas. Many of you will finish up the last of your gifts for friends and family this weekend. Personally, I have always been one of those people who loves to shop right up till the end. I love that I can go to the […]

Trendy Tuesday’s…wide brim hats!!

  A few weeks ago I received an amazing assortment of Fall/Winter hats from Hats.com. Over the next few weeks I will be featuring these must-have hats in my weekly OOTD posts. The Sybil (style) is a wide brim wool hat made of Litefelt, by Pantropic. Designed to protect the wearer from cooler temperatures and […]

Maxxinista style….

I just love getting a bargain on high-end designer brands when it’s full price in the store. Don’t you?? From the moment I first glimpsed the bright yellow studded bag from Michael Kors I was in love. The original retail price was $448, which was a bit over my budget for a spring bag. As a seasoned shopaholic […]

Two ways to style prints!!

I recently had the opportunity to collaborate with my favorite style guru from collegefashionista.com, & our very own BDG “Trendy Tuesday’s” guest blogger, Lauren Snyder! Prints continue to be a strong fashion trend from one season to the next. And whether you’re pro“prints” or con…prints are here to stay! They are essential in building a diverse wardrobe, and transforming old […]

Shop local…BDG’s favorites!

As a self-professed Shopaholic, I try to support local businesses when possible. For example, in the OOTD pictured, the BB Dakota top, Ark & Co. pants, and jewelry are all from my two favorite local boutiques: Bella Jules in West Reading and Sorrelli Jewelry in Kutztown. If you haven’t been to these fabulous boutiques and […]

Berks County Living Jan feature “Living In Style”…inside the Sorrelli girls closets!

As some of you know, I am the Retail Store Manager at Sorrelli Jewelry in Kutztown, PA!! For those of you that already own Sorrelli jewelry pieces, it’s very likely that you have been collecting for years, and that you know every name of every collection since 1983. But for those of you that are not […]