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As women of our age, we know a thing or two about what we want in a bag! If we added up every purse we’ve bought and liked for barely one season…ugh, we could probably have bought a new house or two. We want a bag that will stand the test of time. One that can handle our multifaceted lives. Hello, Grey New York Grey New England. We love how classy and timeless you are. Make sure you check back here in 2038 – we’ll prove it!

Coco Lily, where have you been all our lives?? We’re so glad to have discovered this amazing store in Avon, and will stop there anytime we’re in that neck of the woods from now on! It’s like a boutique department store (with women’s and men’s elevated casual clothing, accessories, a kids department, housewares, and gifts) in a renovated, very chic building that was once the Avon library. Allow us to do what we do best…shop + blog!

How we love New York Fashion Week. It’s like the Superbowl of the fashion world, as we like to explain to our hubbies. We always look forward to any event that The Riviere Agency + Fashion Palette put together. We were really excited to attend a group show that included: Bronx & Banco, Elliatt, Saski Collection, Elle Zeitoune, Jagger & Stone, Santina Nicole, Harvey the Label, NNCY, The Blonde Republic, Avery Verse, and Daniel Alexander.

Check out our recap and faves of some of Australia’s hottest designers and learn the who’s who of the Aussie fashion world! 

Angela Niznik, aka Styling Seed, will get inside your head, and inside your wardrobe, if you ask her to! She’ll help you kick up your personal style a notch, oust what does not serve you, and be on call to help you with those, “Which shoes?” dilemmas. If you thought having a stylist was only for celebs or red carpet occasions, you thought wrong! Here’s a glimpse into our Best Friend Package styling experience.

Stores like Blue Star Bazaar are one of the top reasons we love having this blog! The adrenaline rush we get from discovering fabulous, independent clothing boutiques around our state is REAL! Blue Star Bazaar sells clothing, accessories, and gifts for women and girls. Ladies (and mini-mes), if you need a new destination for fashionable looks that you can wear in real life, Blue Star Bazaar in Wilton is for you!

When we were looking for a cute outfit for our recent trip to Boston, we headed straight to WEST. Located in Westport, WEST is a boutique that always inspires us and where we can get our “high/low” fashion fix. Laura Maged (owner) and her team put together a few outfits for us for a one-hour power shopping session. 

We’ve been shopping Shop Cathy B for a wee while now. We’ve witnessed its evolution from a small collection of cool items from Ibiza and the cutest accessories from all over – to a really cute small store in Woodbury – to an even cuter, and bigger store in Woodbury, right next to The Marketplace. Yep, we declare this a destination boutique. Grab your gal pals, have a lovely salad and cocktail at The Marketplace, then wander right next door for some awesome shopping. Our kind of afternoon!

Despite being in the final throes of launching our new site, we made sure we had time to see at least one show during #NYFW! It’s our Super Bowl and Oscars all rolled into one, and we always love our NYC fashionista trips!

Colour, by South African media personality, Nandi Madida has created a ready to wear label that celebrates the colorful world we live in. The South African clothing brand inspires diversity through the aesthetic of its magical suits, which make a woman feel powerful, bold, and confident. Inspired by the power suit, Colour celebrates all women.

That’s what the invite said, and after some gentle stalking of Nandi’s Instagram (1.2M followers!), we were sold, and we wanted to see her first NYFW fashion show!

What gets us to leave our house when it’s a whopping eight degrees outside? Jewelry, that’s what. Mic Urban of Michael Urban Jewelry specializes in one-of-a-kind pieces made with rare stones and also creates limited edition collections twice a year. Inspired by his unique life between Connecticut and Puerto Rico, we can tell you right here in the first paragraph that you need to check it out!

Keep scrolling to hear Mic’s fascinating story, his process, and his philosophy. Most importantly, see what you might want to add to your own jewelry collection. 😍