Be kind to one another, create systems that build and most importantly show love and compassion.
The past is the stepping stone to learn, grow and be better in the future.
Be the good change in people you meet.
Audrey Hepburn a film and fashion icon would have been 85 today (4th of May). Her quirky, chic style always inspires me when I choose to dress up. She is absolutely gorgeous
My list to ‘being Audrey’:
1. Find your style and own it
2. You can never own too many black dresses.
3. Own a sexy LBD
4. Dance, sing, laugh…be happy
5. Be passionate about what you choose to do in life
6. Have fabulous quotes:
I believe in pink. I believe that laughing is the best calorie burner. I believe in kissing, kissing a lot. I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong. I believe that happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day and I believe in miracles.
Have a fabulous day loves xxx
Image 1 source: http://haydenwilliamsillustrations.tumblr.com/post/41019811827
Image 2 source: http://www.fanpop.com/clubs/audrey-hepburn/images/2296845/title/breakfast-tiffanys-screencap
Image 3 source: http://designerisms.wordpress.com/2011/07/14/beauty-in-black-and-white-hepburn/
So thankful spring is officially here- Couldn’t possibly deal with anymore cold #sigh…
I have spent too many nights & days indoors. time to start packing away coats and lose some layers of clothing.
I have been looking for swimwear inspiration for an upcoming trip and of course in true Ruby Nicole Achek style I turned to yesteryear for inspiration.
These women from the 40’s, 50’s, 60’s etc really knew how to sex it up without over sexualizing swimwear as is the case nowadays.
This weekend I have a shopping trip planned for a client and will definitely be looking out for some vintage inspired swim suits.
Here’s to Spring!
Photo credits: http://www.pinterest.com/bettyewarner/
I love the weekend…it’s my time to work on projects, chill out and have fun with friends. In my search of a DIY/sewing challenge I remembered I have a conference to go to soon and have nothing to wear (well not really butttt in my defense- who doesn’t like a little something new…) So I started working on a Spring inspired look. I started of with breaking down whether I wanted to wear a dress, skirt, culottes etc then went on to pick from the many spring-colour options out there. I settled on yellow and went around looking for yellow skirts, yellow blouses, yellow dresses, yellow pants 🙂 ( I do have a little obsession with yellow- like gold it’s such an ‘alive’ colour, it’s warm and radiating, yellow definitely always cheers me up.
In my spare time I will be working on a skirt- this could involve some DIY or maybe one will pop up in my many thrifting adventures-either way, I can’t wait till spring- bright colours, warm weather, lazy champagne brunches on sunday…Get here already spring
Here’s my choice for outfits that will make heads turn. I do not own some of the photos in my picks, I did add a few recent pics of me in yellow too.
Wishing you all an awesome weekend
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This weather is seriously killing my vibe. I can’t wait for spring… Agh well, will make the most of my day, grab a few drinks and keep smiling.
Hope wherever in the world you are you are all smiling.
I love dressing vintage like I always say…looking fab does not have to break the bank
Working on the new collection…Just got in my patterns from voguepatterns.mccall.com I ordered them last week when they were on sale for Presidents day for $4.99 a pattern- what a bargain, normally these patterns sell for $17.99-$22 a pattern. Over the weekend I also went to Joann and stocked up on patterns and fabric- they had an even better deal for patterns ranging from $1.99-$3.99 with the 15% off coupon as well I wasn’t going to pass up that sale. Now its time to put in the work. I shall slink into the hole that is my sewing room and begin work.
A lot of work goes into pursuing dreams, but if you love it & believe in yourself, it won’t be hard work it’ll be fun work.
Have an awesome week y’all
Very soon spring will be upon us and more brunch dates will suddenly be flooding our inboxes, happy hour drinks at garden bars and cocktail nights in cute dresses…
Now how to keep up with all the hard work you put in at the gym in winter? I came across this great article (below) from Elle.com.
I personally have a strong wish to have sexy abs for bikini season, so eating healthy and drinking healthy are big on my list.
Happy reading & Cheers to Spring…
How I love the weekend. I’m off to look at the space I found (to work in) and start putting together some ideas for paint, furniture-overall design of the space, super excited.
Anyway, Cheers to the weekend loves.
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