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You can donate $10 to Haiti relief by texting “Haiti” to 90999

I’m leaving wonderland for a bit to focus on the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti.  This country needs our donations and prayers.  The easiest way to donate is by making a simple text message.

PLEASE DONATE!

From redcross.org:

Basic info about this mobile giving program:

We have received more than $3 million as of 9 a.m. EST – through a third party mobile fundraising effort to support our relief efforts in Haiti.

100% of the donations will go to support the Red Cross relief efforts in Haiti.

  • The mobile fundraising effort launched on January 12, approximately three hours after the earthquake struck Haiti. The program is powered by Mobile Accord and the MGive Foundation in coordination with the U.S. State Department as part of its ongoing support of this disaster response.
  • We are grateful this mobile fundraising opportunity, and for the support of the State Department and other government leaders to draw attention to this important program (and thousands of tweeters!)
  • The needs in Haiti are tremendous and we want to thank the people who continue to donate and help the American Red Cross meet that need. Raising this amount of money $10 at a time is a true testament to the American spirit.
  • People who want to help those affected by the Haitian earthquake can also make a donation to the American Red Cross International Response Fund at Redcross.org or by calling 1-800-RED-CROSS.
  • Donors using this technology may opt in to receive future updates, but will not be solicited again without this consent nor will their personal information be shared with other organizations.
  • An average of 91 cents of every dollar the American Red Cross spends is invested in humanitarian services and programs.

This morning I was looking over today’s Gilt sales. If you’re not familiar with Gilt let me explain.  Gilt is the greatest shopping site EVER!  Every day around 11am CT  they have sales for DESIGNER clothing, shoes, jewelry, menswear, childrens, home stuff, and even vacations.  Up to 70% off!!  It’s a fashionista’s dream come true!!

Anywhoooo, it’s 11:00, and I’m checking Gilt.   Under Jetsetter (the vacation site)  I see the Banyan Tree Mayakoba hotel.  It’s like going to Phuket, only you don’t have a 14-hour+ flight. And it’s conveniently located 30 minutes away from the Cancun airport. 

OOOoooh I need a vay-cay…

The entrance

The resort features 54 Villas; each with their own pool.

 The Spa

While I’m dreaming of Mexico, I must plan my attire… 

Bikini and coverup – check! 

Being the girly-girl I am, I’m a sucker for anything with ruffles 🙂  Shoshanna

I’m l-o-v-i-n-g this cover up!   J. Crew

If you would like to join Gilt Group, click on the link to accept my invitation. http://www.gilt.com/invite/allisonh

Mood – Tropical

Song – “Escape (The Piña Colada Song)” by Rupert Holmes

I’m soooo excited for the new Alice in Wonderland movie!  If you haven’t seen the preview yet, check it out!

My nickname in kindergarten was Alice in Wonderland, so the story brings back fond memories.  Seeing the trailer also reminds me of the FABULOUS spread that Vogue did back in ’03.  Shot by the talented Annie Leibovitz, I love how she incorporated the fantasy of the story with the designers who created those gorgeous gowns.

Nicolas Ghesquiere

Tom Ford

Olivier Theyskins

Marc Jacobs

Jean Paul Gaultier

Viktor & Rolf

Stephen Jones and Christian Lacroix

Karl Lagerfeld

John Galliano and Alexis Roche

Donatella Versace and Rupert Everett

read more  (fashion mags don’t count)

travel as much as possible

do at least 3 things that scare me

volunteer more

laugh as much as possible

shop less (ya right!)

Ok, Dolls, I’ve been doing some very scientific research (google) to bring to you the following trends for Spring 2010.
Study them, memorize them, and enjoy…

Floral – Dolce and Gabbana Spring 2010

Try… Thayer’s Freedom Dress

Wild Wedges – Alexander Wang

Try… Elizabeth and James Wedge

Clogs/Urban Farmer – Chanel RTW Spring 2010

Try… Stuart Weitzman Rig Suede Clog

Red Lips

Try… Nars Pop Life (looks great on everyone!)

Stripes – Alexander Wang Spring 2010

Try… Calypso Sailor Shirt

Coppertones – Balmain Spring 2010

Try… Kimberly Taylor Janis T-Back Tank

Animal Jewelry

Try… Kara Ross snake bracelet

Platinum Hair (I blame Lady Gaga)

Try… Frederic Fekkai Salon Color in Very Light Blonde

Tattoo/ Tribal – Rodarte Spring 2010

Try… Etro’s Tattoo Top

Mood – Spring in my Step

Song – “Daydreamin” by Lupe Fiasco

I hope you all had a safe and happy New Year’s Eve!!!  Happy New Year!!!

Oh, Dolls, I have a little side project!  I’ve been scouring eBay for the perfect bat wing cocoon cardigan.  Most of the time I have an idea in my head of what I want and I won’t be happy until I find it.  Well, I never found one, so I had it made!!!  I loved it soooo much I had to have a couple more made for my girls.  Check out my eBay if your interested!!!

I styled it with the ribcage Rodarte for Target dress, an Alice + Olivia belt, and a Kenneth Jay Lane Squid Ring.

Mood – Party like it’s 2010

Song – I’m working on a New Year’s Eve playlist, but until then “1999” by Prince will do

And check out my new mode of transportation…

Safety first, ladies… safety first.


MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL AND TO ALL A GOOD NIGHT!!!

Sorry, Dolls… I know I have gotten VERY behind on the 12 days of Christmas, but Rodarte has arrived at Tar-jay!!!  WOOHOO!!!!

I had to get my bum over to Target and spend time trying on everything and grabbing all the sizes I could for my girls!

I’ll admit it’s a bit out there but the stand out piece has definitely been the leopard print lace dress.  Dakota Fanning rocked the lace dress in Teen Vogue…

Love it with the light blue necklace… elegant yet fun!

But, the Dress du Jour has got to be the sequin ribcage dress!

The Rodarte sisters know how to design fashion with a sense of humor!  But what the heck, are those Doc Martens I see…  Grrrrrrrrrrrrrrr.

Target.com and most of the stores are sold out of the Leopard Lace Dress and the Ribcage dress, but if you’re dying for them click on the links 🙂

And this post wouldn’t be completely without me singing…

On the ninth day of Christmas my true love gave to meeeeeee,

The Rodarte Dress Reese Witherspoon wore!!!!!!!!!!

So. Freakin’. Cool.

Sigh…

(Sorry my tree fell down from the weight of all my goodies. It will be up later!)