Month: April 2012

choosing the right special occasion shoes

In fashion, not every style or design looks good in every color, so when shopping for  a special occasion gown or shoes (in this case) it is always good to consider the color while choosing the style. Let me know what you think about the examples below, which color looks better on the style of shoe? Photo 1: Nina Niva Pumps 99USD Photo 2: Vera Wang Savy Sandles 298USD Photo 3: Badgley Mischka julia pumps 265USD Photo 4: Pelle Moda Rae platform sandal 189USD

dessert fix: strawberries and cream french style

Usually around the beginning of April I get the itch to travel, especially to Paris. So everything I research online is geared towards Paris this and Paris that. What can I say. As a result of my weakness, it’s no wonder I came across this recipe from my favorite chef and author, David Lebovitz:  Enjoy and let me know how it turned out? Sabayon Four to six servings Adapted from Ready for Dessert Any kind of white wine that you like will work well for sabayon; dry, sweet, or sparkling. I do tend to prefer sweeter dessert wines because their flavor is a little more concentrated. Wines like late-harvest Riesling, Sauternes, Muscat, or a wine that is richly flavored is good. You can use Marsala if you want to make traditional zabaglione. If you’re avoiding alcohol, you can use a non-alcoholic sparkling cider instead, perhaps adding a few drops of lemon juice, to balance any sweetness. Sabayon is lovely spooned over any kind or mix of juicy berries; toss them in a bit of sugar and …

fashion trend: white dress, black shoes

Black and white, my favorite fashion trend and probably the best staple any woman could ask for. Check out some of my favorite pairings. Dresses 1. dolce and gabbana chiffon trimmed lace dress 1195USD 2. erdem cecile lace dress 2185USD 3. giambattista vallie jute blend dress 1670USD 4. donna karan drapped stretch jersey dress 1495USD 5. marc jacobs silk duches dress 1200USD Shoes 6. jimmy choo morgan crystal embelished suede sandals 1095USD 7. yves saint laurent candide paneled suede pump 1140USD 8. giambattista valli embelished satin peep toe sandals 1355USD 9. giambattista valli chain bow two tone satin sandals 1105USD 10.brian atwood aura polka dot calf hair sandals 1370USD 11.valentino jewelry couture satin peep toe pumps 895USD