Jewelry


Kendra Scott fall 2017 collection kick-off party

kendra scott fall 2017 collection

The Kendra Scott fall 2017 collection has arrived! As you know, Kendra Scott is one of my favorite jewelry designers. I love her colorful collection which includes pieces designed by inspiration from her travels. When the Kendra Scott store at Santana Row announced they were having a fall 2017 collection kick-off party, I knew I had to attend!

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Kendra Scott knows how to throw a party! There was a live DJ playing popular tunes, an Italian Soda Bar, and delicious appetizers. So yummy! I met up with my friend Laura from Have-Need-Want, and we checked out the Kendra Scott fall 2017 collection while enjoying the party. So fun! Somehow we failed to get a picture of us together at the party. Um, #BloggerFail

After the party, we enjoyed a yummy dinner at Left Bank. I tried the Vegetarian Risotto and it was delicious! Highly recommend!!

kendra scott fall 2017 bracelets

How beautiful are these bracelets! They are extremely similar to a bracelet from Kendra Scott’s fall 2013 collection which I own in gold. I was thrilled to see them as part of Kendra Scott’s fall 2017 collection since I get a ton of compliments and questions about my gold one. I am tempted to get the updated version in the rose gold and the antique silver. So pretty!!

kendra scott fall 2017 earrings

How divine is this purple-red stone named “Bordeaux Tiger’s Eye!” These statement earrings are hotter then hot for fall. Statement earrings are a big fall 2017 trend, and these earrings fit the bill. I would love a pair for the fall season, and also to wear for upcoming holiday parties!

kendra scott fall 2017 rings

These earrings are at the top of my Kendra Scott fall 2017 wish list. I want them in silver, and as soon as I get my next paycheck; they will be mine! I already have the silver ring featured in this photo, so when worn together, they will be fabulous!

kendra scott fall 2017 collection

There is that pretty Bordeaux Tiger’s Eye again! Isn’t is fabulous! I can’t wait to pick a piece out and add it to my collection. The purple-red hue is divine; and a must-have for any jewelry collection. I am in love!

kendra scott fall 2017 collection

These necklaces are soooooo pretty! I want the one in Ivory Illusion with yellow gold. It is really pretty and easy to wear with any color palette. It can also be worn in any season; it’s another must-have! This necklace also comes in that beautiful¬†Bordeaux Tiger’s Eye. Love!

kendra scott fall 2017 nail polish

Kendra Scott has such pretty nail polish! I love all of these metallic colors. One of the nail polish trends for fall 2017 is metallic nails. These colors fit perfectly into the trend! Which color is your favorite?

All in all, the Kendra Scott fall 2017 collection is beautiful; and easy to integrate into the fall trends from the runways, which have made it to the streets. If you are local to the Bay Area, check out the collection in person at Santana Row, if not, you can see it in all it’s beautiful glory online at KendraScott.com.

Shop my favorites from the Kendra Scott fall 2017 collection:

Thanks for stopping by!

XOXO

Cathy


Casual summer kimono

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wearing: large 18K gold plate hoop earrings c/o Sheila Fajl / lipstick / black v-neck tee / printed kimono (under $20!!) / summer bracelets c/o BaubleBar (on major sale!!) / summer nail polish / gold-tone watch (use code BAF 20 to save 20%) / boyfriend jeans (on major sale!!) / black satchel / black espadrille wedges (under $100!!)

The weather has been so mild in the morning lately! Thanks to the fog, which has been hovering over the Santa Cruz Mountains overnight and clears just in time for the day to start. This type of weather allows me to wear jeans; and definitely calls for layers!

I wore this outfit the other day to meet up with my friend Dawn from Fashion Should be Fun at Santana Row. It was perfect because the layers allowed me to peel back the kimono and just wear the tee as the day wore on. If you live in the Bay Area, or any area near the ocean, you may be accustomed to micro-climates. These micro-climates demand we dress in layers! Without layers, our clothing will either be to hot, or too cold. Layers allow us to stay comfortable all day! Love that!

Did you notice these major hoop earrings! I need to give a shout-out to Sheila Fajl. Her jewelry is so beautiful! These hoop earrings are a fabulous closet staple, and they are lightweight! I love comfortable earrings with style; and these hit all the buttons! They also happen to be 18K gold plate. Love that! You can find her jewelry collection on her website.

Kimonos, denim shirts or jackets, and wraps, are key during the summer months to stay comfortable. How do you layer up when your temperatures fluctuate during the day?

Thanks for stopping by!

XOXO

Cathy

how to wear kimono summer


Kendra Scott Santana Row celebrates one year on the row

Kendra Scott is celebrating one year at Santana Row! In order to celebrate their anniversary, the Kendra Scott team threw a fun party which included a gift with purchase if you spent $75 in-store. The gift was a beautiful gold and turquoise bracelet. Love!

In addition to a gift with purchase, from 1pm-4pm last Saturday, Kendra Scott donated 20% of sales to the Junior League of San Jose. If you have been following me for awhile, you might remember I am a Sustainer in the Junior League. It means so much to me that one of my favorite brands is so supportive of a non-profit organization which is near and dear to my heart. Kendra Scott is always giving generously to various charity organizations throughout Silicon Valley, it is so refreshing and inspiring to see a large brand take a keen interest in the community. It makes me want to support them back; and I do!

pictured: necklaces / dangle earrings / stud earrings / gem picture frame

It was a lot of fun to catch up with many of the ladies I have known through volunteer work for well over a decade at the event. Then, a few minutes after I arrived, my friend Dawn from Fashion Should Fun showed up! Yay! I loved being able to introduce her to my friends from the Junior League. They are all such nice ladies, it was great to be able to introduce everyone.

Although people make the event, Kendra Scott left no stone unturned to throw a fabulous party. There were delicious light bites, yummy donuts, fun fruit juice concoctions, and a DJ. It is entirely possible a few of us were wiggling to the music a little bit. ūüėČ

In addition to the party, there was some shopping to be done! I will always shop when I know it benefits a great charity and also to support a business who supports our community.

pictured: Rita (you might remember she went to NYFW with me in 2013 and 2014), our fabulous President Marsha, and myself.

pictured: Harlow necklace (these stones look amazing in person-I wish these photos showed how cool these stones are!) / turquoise earrings (on my wish list) / bracelet stack / dangle earrings / gem tray

These strawberries were so delicious! There was also a light bite which was a mushroom stuffed with crab. Oh my! They were so good!!!

Kendra Scott’s summer 2017 collection: ¬†nail polish / bracelets / thin cuff / wide cuff (this is the cuff I wear all the time in my outfit posts!) / turquoise and gold necklace / leather bracelet

There was a Polaroid station at the event. Dawn and I took a couple of photos. It was so much fun and reminded us of back in the day when we owned Polaroid cameras. I wonder if I still have mine stashed away somewhere?? haha

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All in all, the party was so much fun! It was the beginning of our current heat wave, so I wanted to make sure I wore something comfortable. I decided to wear a lightweight, pale pink basic tee with my favorite floral wrap skirt. This skirt by the way, is on major sale! Here are my outfit details:

YSL lipstick / ivory earrings / pale pink tee (promo pricing-such a great deal!) / necklace c/o Kendra Scott / Kendra Scott cuff / nail polish / Chloe bag / floral wrap skirt (on major sale!!!) / black wedge espadrilles

Now, you might be wondering what I snapped up at the party? Maybe just a little? I purchased a pair of Elle earrings and a sparkling, rose gold bracelet. I earned the turquoise cuff as a gift with purchase and Kendra Scott also gifted me a nail polish and a rose gold Y-Necklace. You can see my new pieces in the scroll widget below. What is your current favorite piece by Kendra Scott for summer?

Thanks for stopping by!

XOXO

Cathy