black magic

COLLAB POST FEATURING PHOTOGRAPHY: DELANE ASHLEY PHOTOGRAPHY JEWELRY:  QUIET LION CREATIONS Double, double toil and trouble – just kidding, no real spells here, except for the enchanting gleams of shimmering sequins, Swarovski crystals and silvery accessories.  I would dress in this manner everyday if I could, but my morning laziness demands me to resort to … Continue Reading

windblown……

COLLAB POST FEATURING MODEL: @MISCHABLOOM JEWELRY/PHOTOGRAPHY:  QUIET LION CREATIONS Springtime strolls came with a side of hurricane-like wind! Not complaining, though, because it definitely complimented the free-spirited vibe of this shoot! Special thanks to Mischa for bearing the crazy weather 🙂 Drawing inspiration from Coachella and music festival style, these four looks mix textures, patterns and colors for multilayered glam! Stacked accessories are sort … Continue Reading

the master plan

COLLAB POST FEATURING PHOTOGRAPHY: DELANE ASHLEY JEWELRY:  QUIET LION CREATIONS A spoonful of stardust and sprinkling of slightly Madonna-style layering work well together for an updated 80’s-type aesthetic. Layer sheer embroidered shirts under a ripped cable knit, then PILE on the contemporary-chic sparkle of Swarovski jewelry. Finish with some choice platform sneakers (more on these later) like all … Continue Reading

hat trick

COLLAB POST FEATURING  PHOTOGRAPHY: DELANE ASHLEY PURSE:  ALLISON B. COOLING If there is one thing I obsess over (besides making jewelry, of course) its my Chicago hockeyyyyyyy. The Blackhawks logo looks oh-so-chic when created from what else – Swarovski crystal. The triple thread of sparkle, shine and shimmer creates a true statement accessory. I started … Continue Reading

Savannah Style

COLLAB POST FEATURING  PHOTOGRAPHY: DELANE ASHLEY The olive greens of Savannah, Georgia perfectly complimented my pre-planned outfit. Black is always the answer, but this time, is matched with a super silky Zara jacket and tawny floppy hat. This purse is really the star here- I didn’t make it, but found in the Chelsea Market on … Continue Reading

cloud nine

⟡⟡⟡ COLLAB POST FEATURING  ⟡⟡⟡ PHOTOGRAPHY/JEWELRY: ALLISON B. COOLING MODEL: NIKOLETTA CLOTHING: GENERATION BLISS BOUTIQUE A  soft, angelic palette of vanilla whites, pastel pinks and sky blues compliment the mood of this shoot perfectly. Modeled after my Stardust Sparkler necklace (DIY here!), I’ve used a contemporary mix of steel grey bicones and silvery bugle beads in … Continue Reading

into the wild….

✿ ⁂ COLLAB POST FEATURING  ⁂ ✿ PHOTOGRAPHY/JEWELRY/STYLING: ALLISON B. COOLING MODELS: KARLEE DEWAN & FLÁVIO AGUIRRE CLOTHING: GENERATION BLISS BOUTIQUE ….take a walk on the wild side…. An almost-barren landscape of ghostly trees, weathered prairie grass and spots of speckled snow paint the picture of a mid January landscape. Winter {specifically post – Christmas} in Chicago … Continue Reading

four looks with mischa

COLLAB POST FEATURING: MODEL: @MISCHABLOOM JEWELRY/PHOTOS: ALLISON B. COOLINGFour looks in one day!! A frenzy of color, sparkle, and more with my model Mischa – all before the sun set! Our first look focused on tropical vibes, bright colors, and a boho feel. Mix layering necklaces (my Evil Eye choker, Crystal Lariat and Tribal Mala) … Continue Reading

looking glass

COLLAB POST FEATURING: PHOTOGRAPHY: DELANE ASHLEY JEWELRY: ALLISON B. COOLINGThe cliffs above Georgia’s rolling hills, dusted with sepia-toned foliage swaying in the wind, provide the perfect backdrop for the season. Featured in this outfit are my Riverstone Wrap Bracelets (make your own here!), Freebird Necklace (make your own here!), and Solaris Convertible Wrap (tutorial coming…). The … Continue Reading

Fall 2016 Collection

  COLLAB POST FEATURING: JEWELRY/STYLING/PHOTOGRAPHY: ALLISON B. COOLING MODELS: MORGAN JACKSON AND TATYANNA ALSTON with the DeAbreau Agency CLOTHING: GENERATION BLISS BOUTIQUE Nestled between emerald ivy leaves, wrought iron scrolls and weathered greystone lies a story. Southern charm is in full swing here, this hideaway garden serving as a fairytale backdrop. Like stepping out of a … Continue Reading