They Will Always Be Mom Jeans To Me

I have a hard time not laughing out loud when a teenage girl walks by me in high waisted, acid washed cut-off's. "Mom jeans," I chuckle to myself. But somehow I think the joke is on me. When that same teenager walks past me, and I'm wearing mid-rise skinny jeans, is she thinking "Mom jeans"? It's time to face reality. I've been lapped. ...more

Spring Fashion & Beauty // Pretty Pastels

We've officially entered the season of pastels. This trend has made it's way into the makeup, nails, clothing, shoes and jewelry lines of spring. There is something about these beautiful shades that feels uber feminine and lady like and the beautiful thing is that this trend looks lovely on all skin tones. Without further ado, here are a few of the lovely muted toned items that have caught my eye. ...more

Spring/Summer Hair Trends 2014

Fashion week gave us an inside scoop, with their spring collections, on what the trendy hairstyles will be for the warm weather seasons. These hair trends are great to take your flat and boring hair to a new level. Texture in the spring and summer is and will always be trendy, because of the beachy look it gives. Another  great tip to give your flat hair a different edge is by parting it differently. Popular parts this spring are the middle and deep side part.  Twisted Up-Dos...more
I am a hair person. My hair is thick and wavy, I always wanted it to be straight. I change it ...more

Young Women Find Their Voice – By Frying It

Here is a topic that is really interesteeaang. If speech intonation could reverberate in written media that last part would have sounded like a buzzing engine of some sort. Or like a croaking frog. Or like a hidden speech strategy that allows me to gloat standoffishly while you hopefully wait with exuberant anticipation for what I will say next. By letting my sentence fizzle out with a raspy hum I might signal that I’m a true authority on the subject matter....more

Transition Into Spring: Piece #4

Find out why YOU need a maxi skirt in your closet this Spring. Check out this Transition Piece and others on shelbiemuse.blogspot.com...more

The One Piece

Its been around for ages but until now, I have associated this style with toddlers and floaties, or women over the age of 50. These examples shed a whole new light on all of that though, ya dig? Out of nowhere....like seriously overnight, these little get-ups have become filled with some extra sexual-ness y'all! I think it's the whole "leaving something to the imagination" bit....(read the full article at shelbiemuse.blogspot.com )...more

Wineducation: Go Californian

You may follow what is trending on twitter, buy the latest “it” shoes from Nordstroms, or covet the newest must-have gadgets, but do you devote any time to what is trending in the world of wines?   Admittedly, I am an on-again-off-again wine trend follower. I enjoy visiting Google News and typing  “wine” in the search queue to see what interesting tidbit of information pops up, but for the most part the job of mom-wife-wine drinker is a lot to handle, so the wine trends fall off my radar....more

2014 Dining Trends

Survey says....Sterling Rice Group [consulting], Boulder Colorado, polled celebrity chefs, product developers, restaurant consultants and grocery store shoppers to determine cutting-edge dining trends for 2014. See infographic below. Click HERE to enlarge. ...more

Handbags – F/W 2013 Trends

If you are not sure what kind of handbag to get this season, here is the ultimate fall/winter shopping guide. With the beggining of new fashion season, colours tend to be fuscous and shapes more practical. Leading trend is punk, so bags have this wicked look, often complemented with rivets....more

Must Have Monday {#2}

Welcome to the 2nd week of Must Have Monday! Sorry for not posting until now but the holiday weekend has my life backed up. I promise I am getting back on track though!Here are my must haves for the week: More......more