strands

Today we’ve partnered with a California-based clothing and accessories shop, Strands, to show you three looks we love for Fall and how we incorporate Strands new line into them. Use “SMALLFRY15″ at check-out to save 15%! NICOLE: I love the look of these simple gold necklaces, layered. I picked the Outline Strand and the Rectangular Prism from Strands and feel like they go with everything! Here’s how I’ll wear it this Fall: a simple three-quartered sleeve shift, a leather carry-all, my favorite scent and my favorite quilted loafers (a steal.) and sunglasses! When it gets colder I’ll throw on my favorite thick tights, … Read more

Freshly Picked Giveaway!

We’ve got an awesome giveaway today for you from our friends at Freshly Picked! Last  year we hosted a giveaway to celebrate the launch of their camo pair and today we’re keeping with tradition and giving away the WHOLE line of camo including the new Camo Punch pattern. One lucky winner will get the whole line! Two pairs of moccasins: one in Camo Punch and one in Green Camo, plus matching tees for each! Check out this darling line in action: Ready to enter? We’ll announce a winner next week, good luck!! a Rafflecopter giveaway

kid costumes : say anything

say anything kid's halloween costumesay anything kid's halloween costume

Here’s our last costume inspired by our favorite movies growing up, we’re sad to see this fun little Halloween series go! Say Anything is just about as old as we are, and still such a classic. A bouquet of flowers, a box of chocolates, a diamond ring, and holding a boom box playing a love ballad over your head. All acceptable forms of the expression of love. Thank you Lloyd Dobler! Here’s how you can recreate the famous coming of age romance.   For Lloyd you’ll need a trench coat (this is Emily’s with the sleeves tacked up) but this … Read more

kid costumes : home alone

home alone kids halloween costume

We’re back with our second set of costumes from favorite movies of our childhood! Home Alone is one of those movie we anticipated showing our boys knowing how much they would love it, and now that they’re older, we were right. It’s just as funny as we remember, and they agree! The Wet Bandits, Marv and Harry have provided a lot of laughs, so here’s our homage to them! We love this idea because it’s all sourced from things kids already have in their closets, with a little theatrical makeup and accessorizing. Thick canvas coats like this one, with high … Read more

Land of Nodtober pt. 3

There is a little over a week left to enter Lately Lily’s Land of Nodtober Sweepstakes, and their awesome Pop-up shop party with Land of Nod on October 25th in Chicago! We wanted to share some of the awesome products you’ll see at the Pop-up and later on the site as well! The Letters from a Traveling Girl line is so sweet and inspirational. A breath of fresh air from some of the sassy and bad-attitude type graphic tees we see for girls. Travel Flash Cards to learn all about the awesome places Lily visits, and a book all about … Read more