shelly harper is just our type!

Like most women we know, we’re suckers for jewelry. From sweet and delicate to fun and funky, we’re always looking to add a new “favorite” to our collections. That’s why we’re thrilled to be collaborating with local Bay Area-based designer Shelly Harper!

Shelly’s brass pieces are modern, cool and make a statement. As Shelly describes, her jewelry is “meant to empower, flatter and accentuate the true nature of the wearer.” Shelly took the time to sit down with us to let us into her design process. Click Read More to read her interview!

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Steal Her Style: A Lacey Perspective

SHS-Lacey SHS-Lacey 2 SHS-Lacey 4We recently launched a series called Steal Her Style with Mackenzie Horan of Design Darling and Merritt Beck of The Style Scribe. Today we are sitting down with a lady with an equally steal worthy closet, Lacey Maffettone! Lacey runs the lifestyle blog A Lacey Perspective, one of our go-to’s for chic feminine inspiration. Her cheeky play-on-words name is a good indicator of her fun and light hearted approach approach to both writing and fashion!

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Go Bold or Go home!

If there’s one thing we love around these parts, is big, bold color! That’s why we couldn’t be more excited that our friend Will Taylor of the world famous blog Bright Bazaar has come out with a book dedicated to bright hues!

As his own tagline states, Will is all about the “quintessentially colorful.”

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Gathering design inspiration from homes around the world, Will’s book is filled with personal, energetic and totally happy rooms – that are all just like Will!

We can’t wait to get a copy of Bright Bazaar into our hot little hands – and we hope you do too!

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What’s In her bag?

0314_Michelle-Quote_02-656x656MichelleBowler1As the head of Mark and Graham‘s buyers, Michelle Bowler knows a thing or two about standout style. As we head into Spring, we wanted to find out a few of Michelle’s must-haves and see if she’d share a style secret or two! Lucky for us, Michelle was kind enough to not only share some of her top tips, but also give us a peek into her handbag!

 

10 Style Secrets in 10 Seconds: with Michelle Bowler

 

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oh baby!

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Showering an expectant new mom with love is an easy thing to do – but throwing her a fabulous baby shower isn’t always such a snap!

That’s why we’re taking a page straight out the fabulous Jen Pinkston’s playbook. Expecting her first darling girl, her friends recently threw her a gorgeous shower filled with thoughtful details. Some of our favorites included the vintage books wrapped in colorful ribbon that dotted the table, custom fill-in-the-blank memory cards and fresh flowers everywhere. If you’re hosting a baby shower anytime soon, this one is filled with wonderful ideas to borrow!

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