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Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Don't forget to accessorize

Today I've joined up with Megan to present a mini look book showcasing pieces from Marrin Costello, an LA based jewelry designer.

While Meg certainly isn't a stranger on my blog, this the first time we've done a collaboration like this and I'm really excited to share it with you! Marrin's pieces are delicate, feminine, and edgy. For the first look, I'm styling the gold Saratoga bracelet, an equestrian piece that looks great on it's own, but can easily be layered up (as I so often do). Meg is wearing the gold Helix necklace, which makes a striking contrast against her recently acquired and adorable Jason Wu dress.

For the second look, I have on the Baby Bowser bracelet, gold spike beads pointing every which way are the perfect tough-but-feminine accessory to my asymmetrical LBD. Continuing with the spikes, Meg has the silver clustered Stellar ring, along with the coordinating Midi rings. And yes, I did intentionally match my shoes to Megan's skirt!

A big thanks to Marrin for sharing your fabulous jewelry with us! I hope you all go and check out her site, where all the pieces are made in the USA, and remember, don't forget to accessorize!

Meg - Lyd - black and leopard.jpgWhite Silk Blouse, Black Shorts, Leopard Sandals-3.jpgWhite Silk Blouse, Black Shorts, Leopard Sandals-7.jpgMeg - Lyd - black and leopard-3.jpgWhite Silk Blouse, Black Shorts, Leopard Sandals-11.jpgWhite Silk Blouse, Black Shorts, Leopard Sandals-10.jpgWhite Silk Blouse, Black Shorts, Leopard Sandals-4.jpgMeg - Lyd - black and leopard-4.jpg
Lydia's Rundown
White Silk Blouse J.Crew similar
Black Satin Shorts Made by Me similar
Leopard Sandals Target similar
Bag "Kaylee" Trask via in.d giveaway
Gold Knot Necklace Thrifted similar
Bracelet "Saratoga" c/o Marrin Costello
Gold Ring Thrifted similar
Crystal Bar Ring Upper Metal Class
Sunglasses "Meteor" Ray-Ban c/o TJMaxx
Nail Color "Coral Bikini" Avon

Megan's Rundown
Dress Jason Wu via Roundabout Resale
Heels Franco Sarto via DSW
Gold Necklace "Helix" c/o Marrin Costello
Sunglasses Cole Haan c/o Marshalls

Meg - Lyd - black and turquoise-3.jpgMeg - Lyd - black and turquoise-9.jpgBlack Marc Jacobs Dress, Turquoise Pumps.jpgBlack Marc Jacobs Dress, Turquoise Pumps-7.jpgMeg - Lyd - black and turquoise.jpgBlack Marc Jacobs Dress, Turquoise Pumps-6.jpgMeg - Lyd - black and turquoise-4.jpgBlack Marc Jacobs Dress, Turquoise Pumps-1.jpgMeg - Lyd - black and turquoise-8.jpg
Lydia's Rundown
Black Dress Marc by Marc Jacobs thrifted similar
Turquoise Pumps Karen Scott thrifted similar
Fold Over Clutch Alberta Di Canio via TJMaxx similar
Spike Bracelet "Baby B" c/o Marrin Costello
Thin Gold Ring Etsy via Sweet Olive Jewelry
Gold Statement Ring TJMaxx
Sunglasses "Sierra" c/o Under Armour
Nail Color "Coral Bikini" Avon

Megan's Rundown
Top Equipment c/o Marshalls
Skirt Carven via Net-a-Porter
Heels Michael Kors via DSW
Midi Rings c/o Marrin Costello
Stellar Ring c/o Marrin Costello
Sunglasses Cole Haan c/o Marshalls


little luxury list said...

You both coordinate so well in this post! I love your bracelet - it is definitely reminiscent of a Gucci piece and so lovely!

little luxury list formerly Chic 'n Cheap Living

Shabby, Chic, & Cheap said...

LOVE her ring in the 2nd outfit!!

Her pieces are really beautiful and it's always good to support small businesses and crafty people!

Closet Fashionista said...

This was so fun! And we both look awesome, if I do say so myself ;)

Michaela Jean said...

Such a lovely post! Also, that first bag...obsessed!




Lauren {Fizz and Frosting} said...

What gorgeous pieces! Both you and Megan look stunning as usual!

Inge Jane said...

What a fun collaboration! These are beautiful pieces. And I really like your classic look with the black shorts and white button-down.

Diana Mieczan said...

You both look stunning and I love the ring in the 3rd image. So sassy! xo

Just Another Shopaholic said...

You both are so stunning!!


You both look great! What a fun and lovely collaboration!
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Laura B said...

Love both of these looks! The jewelry is all gorgeous, especially both bracelets you are wearing!

Rachelle (http://pinksole.com/) said...

You two look adorable and I love all the pretty and dainty jewels.

Cee said...

I have never come across a jewelry-based outfit post that I didn't love and this one is no exception - especially, I admit, because all of the outfits are so neutral (I know, I know) which really lets the jewelry take centre stage. And the pieces really are beautiful. I especially love your first bracelet - so perfectly classic!

Nicole Layne said...

These pieces are so pretty! I love your necklace and the second bracelet you are wearing!

Nicole to the Nines

Shea Sayers said...

You both look fabulous, and the jewelry is so gorgeous! It also looks like you were having a great time too--that last pic is adorable!

Beautygirl24 said...

You both look fab! I love accessories (or excessories as Rachel Zoe says). I adore all of these pieces.

Sandy a la Mode said...

you both look soo good!

Sandy a la Mode

Alice Warren said...

Both of you ladies look great! Love the great jewelry pieces.


Avi Valencia said...

GOOD JON GIRLS! Love the collaboration and everything is so beautiful <3


Alissa said...


awhite said...

Love her pieces- you styled 'em perfectly. You both are total babes here! :)


Taramixandmatch said...

You ladies both look adorable!

Elegance and Mommyhood said...

They have some gorgeous jewels. What a fun photo-shoot with a fellow blogger and fashion friend. I love your LBD, both pairs of shoes and I also love knotting a white blouse over a bottom, like you did, especially over a black bottom. It is a timeless, classic look.

<3 Ada.

Kim Alston said...

Both the bracelet and necklace are very pretty! Great styling by the both of you.

Lorena said...

This is the bracelet I saw on Twitter ! I loved it.
I am going to see more of it now, when I am considering on buying something, I usually have to see it on my pc.

Lorena said...

This is the bracelet I saw on Twitter ! I loved it.
I am going to see more of it now, when I am considering on buying something, I usually have to see it on my pc.

Petra Z. said...

That's a very sweet blouse! J.Crew is great for beautiful basics:)
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Meghan Hayes said...

Two people and two outfits each! This fills the quota for outfit posts this week right? I love them all! Especially her franco sarto heels. NEED!