Time and Tide by Christian Chaize

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This Sunday, March 8, is daylight savings time in which we will be springing forward. And, in a few weeks, spring will be here, which only means that summer can’t be too far behind. This gets me so excited even though my city is known for 2 seasons: winter and construction (or August). LolSob.

I don’t have any travel plans at least until end of May/ beginnning of June, but I do have the beach on my brain (probably because it is freezing cold here once again). I’ve always been a huge fan of Christian Chaize’s art. His beach photographs are simply stunning.┬áHis book, Time and Tide, documents 6 years that he spent photographing a beach in Portual. You should get a copy if you don’t have one already. I love mine! The pictures are absolutely stunning! I plan to tear some out (gasp!) and hang them in frames.

Here’s a sneak peek if you’d like to see what’s in the contents of the book. Are you a beach-goer? What kind of travel plans do you have coming up? I’d love to hear!

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{All photos from christianchaize.com}

Valentine’s Day Inspired Fashion in Visions of Pinks and Reds

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Dolce & Gabanna

Not all reds and pinks are created equal. I don’t often wear either color, but when I find a shade that works really well on me (I have an olive skin tone), it’s like the opening of the red sea. Maybe that’s a bit dramatic, but I find it really hard to find something that looks good on me in pinks and reds. Of course, that goes without saying, season plays a factor in my choices. If they are trending colors, then obvi I’ll find a better selection.

While browsing the Spring 2015 collections (meanwhile, New York Fashion Week for the Fall 2015 Collections is in full swing), I found designers using pinks and reds, so I may have a good chance when the spring collections come out for the masses. Here are some of my favorites from the runways.

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Betsey Johnson

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Apiece Apart

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Ralph Lauren

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Brandon Sun

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DKNY

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Ace & Jig

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Vivienne Westwood

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Brandon Sun

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Dolce & Gabanna

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Adam Lippes

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Adam Lippes

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Burberry

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Calvin Klein

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Dolce & Gabanna

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Louis Vuitton

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Acne

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ALC

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Dolce & Gabanna

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Dolce & Gabanna

*All photos from Style.com*