The Easiest Way To Think, Imagine, And Discuss Your Ideas
I recently discovered this ingenious tool - Mural.ly - that aims to enable visual people (like ourselves) to shape ideas together, by fully unleashing our imagination without getting in the way of our flow. Fabulous, right?!
Diane Von Furstenberg 'Opal' Wedge
Diane von Furstenberg first entered the fashion world in 1972 with a suitcase full of jersey dresses. Two years later, she created the wrap dress, which came to symbolize power and independence for an entire generation of women. By 1976, she had sold over a million of the dresses and was featured on the cover of Newsweek. In 1997, after a hiatus from fashion, Diane re-launched the iconic dress that started it all, reestablishing her company as the global luxury lifestyle brand that it is today.
DVF has expanded to a full collection of ready-to-wear and accessories including shoes, handbags, small leather goods, scarves, and fine jewelry. The company also offers luggage, eyewear, and home furnishings. DVF is now sold in over 55 countries, including 85 DVF owned and partnered stores throughout North and South America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia Pacific.
Rachel Zoe 'Lexi' Sandal
An unparalleled fixture in the fashion world, Rachel Zoe is a distinguished stylist, editor and designer, renowned for her effortless take on glamour. Having immersed herself in fashion and design for nearly two decades, Rachel has been heralded as one of the most influential forces working in fashion today. As a Los Angeles-based stylist, her illustrious career has flourished as she has continually proven herself to be an integral part in shaping fashion and the images of Hollywood celebrities. As well as a style expert and authority in the realms of fashion, beauty and lifestyle, Rachel is respected for her comprehensive knowledge of vintage, haute couture and contemporary design. Today, as a designer, she makes her exceptional taste and expertise accessible to her growing audience.
Blonde Ambition 'Roberta' Pump
Born in Asia, raised and educated in the US and Europe, Carol de Leon always envisioned a career in fashion while she was exposed to design early on through her father’s architecture studio. After receiving degrees in International Marketing from Loyola Marymount University and Shoe Design from Otis Parsons in L.A., she furthered her education at the University of Southern Europe in Monte Carlo, France, and later apprenticed as a shoe designer in Italy.
After 10 years working with Italian modelists and absorbing the European sensibility for design and high quality, Carol returned to Los Angeles to work for Italian Vogue and Hollywood Life magazines. In the midst of the eclectic world of celebrities and style-makers in Hollywood, Blonde Ambition was created and received countless pages in the American press.
Pedro Garcia 'Piper' Sandal
Pedro García is a family company in the shoemaking business. SHOEMAKERS. In the most traditional sense of the term... And now also the most modern. Pedro García Amat began the saga; his eldest son, Pedro García Vidal, would later create a brand with the family name and now his children Mila and Pedro, the third generation, have given the firm its own identity and an international scope. Today, Pedro García is sold in 36 countries at premier retail establishments, and the brand has a solid presence in the European, American and Asian markets.
Alexandre Birman always lived surrounded by fashion, style and shoes. Alexandre did not take long to follow on his father´s footsteps. In 2008, the brand Alexandre Birman hit the market, he focused on creating luxury models with imported raw materials and manufactures by hang. The product quickly caused a desire in the international market, becoming the best selling multi-brand in the Unites States and in other major strategic points around the world.
What are your top 5 must-have shoes for spring? What designer's do you fancy?
Create Your Own Lip Shine From The Comforts Of Your Home
Making your own lip shine is easy, fun, and inexpensive! Also, if you're not a fan of lemon, try melted chocolate chips or cinnamon oil, or even almond oil would be an nice substitute!
Emeli Sande Shares What Inspired Her To Write 'My Kind of Love'
It's a heartfelt, emotive track, with tribal drums and echoey, ethereal vocals that reflect the raw emotion felt by the singer during her time studying medicine, before she embarked on her music career.
Breakthrough British sensation Emeli Sande brings her retro-futuristic sound and eclectic sense of style to the US
Emeli Sande's 'Our Version of Events' overtook Adele's 21 to become the best-selling album in the UK in 2012. If the success she has achieved "across the pond" provides any indication on what to expect in her transition to the US, I'd say we have a lot to look forward to!
It's The Random Little Things In Life That Bring On The Big Ideas
Ever have one of those moments when you come across something inspirational, but completely random? In the high of your "Ah-Ha" moment you tell yourself, "I gotta use this later".