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A Pearl Story

joanna mastroianni pearl blouse with kjl pearl cross necklace

Pearls, pearls, pearls.  I can’t get enough of them, especially when I see them on my favorite type of blouses.  They look great with everything.  In my opinion, they are the one (more…)

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Spanish Gypsy

saretta thais fashion blogger spanish gypsy inspired street style

I’m always so anxious to buy clothes or accessories because there’s always something new and inspiring that I become obsessed with.  But lately, I’ve realized I already have a lot of cool pieces and jewelry that need more attention.  It’s all a matter of mixing, matching, and layering.  This scarf was (more…)

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how to wear a jeweled brooch beetle pin fashion blogger editorial

Lately it seems like I’ve been stumbling into beetle-inspired pieces, such as my beetle-embroidered loafers and vibrant green jewels.  I’ve had quite a fascination with them.  They are beautiful insects after all. (more…)

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A Hopeless Romantic

zara floral tapestry top with ruffles outfit inspiration saretta thais

It’s the first day of spring!  It’s really not my favorite season because it always makes me sad that I have to start putting away all of my coats and all of my black.  However, I do manage to always find a way to stay dark.  I pretty much never wear florals but I saw this top at Zara a few months ago and I loved it because it reminded of a tragic (more…)

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Turkish Delight

bosnian traditional embroidered jacket street style outfit inspiration

Finally, I got around to wearing this jacket.  I got in the summer when I went to Bosnia and I thought I was going to wear it in the fall, but that didn’t happen.  Because it’s a dark, jewel-tone red velvet, I figured I could wear it with black for a dark vibe. But then I realized it’s also a great piece for spring.  It adds a little extra excitement to the everyday (more…)

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Madame Bijoux

saretta thais fashion jewelry blogger rings inspiration

Here I am, after a long absence again.   It’s been a crazy month with a lot of emotional ups and downs.  It’s crazy how life works, one day you think you have it all in the palm of your hand, a bright future ahead of you.  And the next, you seem to have nothing left.  Anyway, I can’t complain.  I always end up in the same spot, right where I started.  But that’s okay, because it always gives me (more…)

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Sgt. Pepper

how to wear a military jacket street style

Yes, another ornate jacket for the collection.  I realized, for a while, I couldn’t stop buying fur coats and vests; and now, it’s the ornate military-inspired jackets.  It looks like I’m going to have a full walk-in ‘coats and jackets only’ closet in the future (oops).  Just like jewels, I say you can never have enough (more…)

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