December 24th, 2010


Merry Christmas Eve!

Merry Christmas Eve, everyone!  First of all, I’m excited to announce the winner of my Face It Skincare giveaway.  It’s Mariel, from On The Glam.  (I’m just sorry that everyone couldn’t win, as these products are amazing!)  In the meantime, I’ll leave you with some of my favorite things about View FUll Post

December 22nd, 2010


Obsession of the Day – Monogrammed Notecards from GADABOUT

If you read this blog regularly, you know that Stripes and Sequins is pretty much obsessed with anything monogrammed.  Any excuse to adorn myself with my initals (they’re GCA, for the record,) I’ll take it.  Cashmere sweaters?  Check.  Helen Ficalora Necklace?  Check.  L.L. Bean Boat & Tote?  Check.  The list goes on.  View FUll Post

December 21st, 2010



We all have our dream presents… here’s mine.  Most (more practical) gals would select basic black, but I just love the cherry red.  Nothing compliments a mostly navy & camel wardrobe like cherry red.  I don’t think Chanel still makes this shade, so it would have to be vintage. ?Red View FUll Post

December 20th, 2010

Glitter Perfection

I asked for this for Christmas and will be seriously sad if it’s not under the tree.  I mean does it really get any better?  A cross-body clutch that looks like it was covered in glitter glue?  It needs to be mine. Gliteratti Party Clutch, J.Crew

December 20th, 2010


Sick Girl Beauty

Sometimes I feel like I spend half of winter with a cold. A runny nose that doesn’t stop; a perpetual tickle in the back of my throat. Always tired, no matter how much I sleep. My skin becomes ashy, the area around my nose gets dry and red, and dark View FUll Post