Monday, August 31, 2009

Fall 2009 Trend - Statement Gloves

{purchased the most gorgeous long black leather gloves with a few studs last winter, vowed to splurge on more statement gloves this fall... I love these; so inspiring!)

(Source, Thomas Schenk Photography via Art Department.)

(Donna Karan Fall 2009 RTW)

(Louis Vuitton, Fall 2009 RTW.)

(Michael Kors, Fall 2009 RTW.)

Daily Horoscope: Aries, Taurus & Gemini

{Horoscope for Monday, August 31, 2009}

(Aries, March 31 to April 20: A friend in need may be a friend indeed, but this can also mean they're a pain in the behind. While it may be slightly excruciating, you yourself will need to exercise your patience muscle when it comes to platonic relationships now. If they need to vent about work, or their honey, or the price of gas -- and vent, and vent -- it's your duty to make sympathetic noises, at least for a certain amount of time.)

(Taurus, April 21 to May 21: Go ahead and go all the way. What's the point of putting in half your effort when you know you're capable of so much more than this? If you have the ability and the stamina to pour into this project or relationship, there's no use in holding back. After all, you get out of this life what you put into it. So in order to get the best, you know exactly what it is that you have to do. Get started.)

(Gemini, May 22 to June 23: Details -- pay attention to them. Right now, all your focus needs to be concentrated on the nitty-gritty to make sure the big picture gels just the way it should. If you're feeling a little overwhelmed, go ahead and call in the reinforcements -- friends, a family member, even a coworker with some free time. They can point out anything you might have missed. {Horoscope source, Marie Photograph source, Daria Werbowy & Cristiano Ronaldo by Mikael Jansson for Vanity Fair Germany May 05; Source, Ru_Glamour. Tomorrow, September 1st's horoscope: Cancer, Leo & Virgo.})

Friday, August 28, 2009

Weekend Signoff :)

(Wishing you all a very special weekend. I will be spending the weekend relaxing and celebrating a special birthday with family... lol. Source, Elle Es July 2009.)

Good Morning + TGIF

(... with the exception of minor surgery I had on Wednesday, have found this week to be quite uneventful... looking forward to my morning tea and ...

to spending time with family and friends this weekend. Have a wonderful Friday! Sources: image 1, Elle ES Septiembre 2009; image 2, Nuevo Estilo ES Septiembre 2009)

Thursday, August 27, 2009

Guest Bloggers Wanted: Favorite Color Combination Series

(Turquoise and burnt rust? Whatever your favorite color combination is, I want to know... you are therefore cordially invited to submit your picture(s) via e-mail to "" to be featured here at Simply Seductive. The series will run on Fridays, beginning Friday, September 4, 2009. I look forward to meeting you and seeing the picture(s) that best illustrates your favorite color combination. You may want to go the inspirational board route, or simply submit one or several individual photographs; whatever suits you.)

{p.s.} I would ask that you provide a short introduction about yourself or your blog, photograph credits and why you have chosen the color combination. Have fun! Photograph source, Fashion Gone Rogue.

Inspiration: Dannijo Jewelry

(... these pieces from Dannijo Jewelry's Cult Couture collection will bring out the rocker chic in you. This collection is described as: American Indian undertones. Luxe Layering. Heavy Metals. Medieval Righteousness. Bold Sex Appeal. Luxurious Lockets. Vintage with a Modern Edge. Respectfully Irreverent.)

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Canadian Designer, Juma

(JUMA is a Canadian fashion design company specializing in mens and womens contemporary ready-to-wear, active sportswear and other products. Founded in Toronto, Canada in 2003, the eponymous label JUMA designs, markets, manufactures and distributes to leading specialty stores, franchise retailers and boutiques which can be found in various locals around the world including Canada, United States and Japan.)

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Inspirational Room

(... with natural sunlight flickering through a gorgeous window, taking a luxurious bath in this serene setting would instantaneously ease away one's daily stresses. Source, Nuevo Estilo - Es Septiembre 2009.)

Editorial: Tendenze In Divisa

(Megan McNierney by Marcelo Krasilcic for Elle Italy September 2009.)

Inspiration: Denim and Leather

(Source, Marie Claire September 2009.)

Monday, August 24, 2009

Kate Moss for Top Shop

(Source, Glamour Paraguaio.)

Inspiration: Red Coat + Belt with Studs

(... love the simplicity of this look. Raquel Zimmerman by Alasdair McLellan for Vogue Paris September 2009. Source, Ru_glamour.)

Editorial: BB

(Natasha Poly by Mario Sorrenti for Vogue Paris September 2009. Source, Fashion Gone Rogue.)

Friday, August 21, 2009

Weekend Signoff :)

(Have a lovely, lovely weekend! Source, Photographer Alexia Silvagni. See more great photographs from Alexia Silvagni here and here.)

Inspiration: Parisian-style decor

(understated self-piping and frills in the same color tone...)

(...accents of gold create an elegant dining area... Source, Homes and Gardens, August 2009: styling Ali Brown and Kate French; Photographer, Paul Raeside)

A moment in time

(... have been seriously lacking inspiration this week... Hope to be back on track soon... Source, Photographer Mario Sierra.)

Thursday, August 20, 2009

Flickr Photography

(...a few of my flickr favorites... )

(Source, Littlegirlblue.)

(Source, Corfu.)

(Source, Dena.)

(Source, Jlaceda.)

(Source, MonikaElenaPhoto.)

(Source, Unravelling {Susannah})

(Source, Danske.)

Inspiration: YDE 2009 Winter Collection

(...sometimes you come across another blogger's post that you just know you have to add to your own; that is what happened when I saw the lovely Sarah from Haute Design's post about this fabulous designer house, YDE. Do enjoy and hop over to Sarah's blog for more inspirational photographs from this featured collection! Thanks, Sarah!)
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