Framed Five: New Year, New Adventures

Take a peek, below, at what we’ve been lovin’ for the past month. We kicked off the New Year by exploring the iconic Union Market in D.C. Taking advantage of a little down time was key for recharging this month. Poppin’ on these Carolina Herrera specs and cuddling up with a good book was theRead more »

NYFW Recap: What’s Spexy for F/W 2016

Craving a spring state of mind? We feel you. But the fashion realm is already a step ahead. Just last week, the most renowned designers in the industry presented their collections at New York Fashion Week for fall/winter 2016. Although it’s hard to wrap our heads around even more cold weather, we can’t help butRead more »

It’s the Most Spec-tacular Time of the Year

With the holiday season in full swing, it’s the perfect time to deck the halls with spexy ‘n’ shady style! Festive shindigs, stunning décor and very merry excitement has us totally drinking the holly jolly Kool-Aid. Get in the spirit by showing your loved ones how much you care – there’s no better way toRead more »

Unveiling S/S ’16 Styles at NYFW

Just as we’re getting used to the idea of fall, those in the fashion realm are already prepping for the following season! Over the past couple of weeks, the world’s most renowned designers flaunted their up-and-coming spring/summer 2016 collections at New York Fashion Week. As we scoped out the statement garb that graced the presenceRead more »

Scoping Out Fall ’15 Styles at NYFW

With utterly frigid conditions wreaking havoc on our neck of the woods—and the rest of the nation for that matter—the last thing we wanna think about is yet another cold season. But as Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week comes to a close, we can’t help but ogle over the fall 2015 styles spotted on the runways—especially theRead more »

Eyeing Up S/S ‘15 Trends at NYFW

It’s not even officially fall, but those in the fashion realm don’t seem to care as they’re already gearing up for warmer times ahead! After all, the world’s top designers took the Big Apple by storm over the past two weeks, unveiling their latest collections at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week for—hold on to your hats, guysRead more »

F/W ’14 Sunwear Goes Global at Fashion Week

Spotted on the hottest runways in New York, London, Milan and Paris, sunnies suited for fall/winter 2014 have officially gone global! The month-long fashion week stint has (sadly) come to a close, and we’re still obsessing over what’s to come in the eyewear realm. From their alluring hues and spellbinding details, to their look-at-me lensesRead more »

Flash Forward to F/W ’14 at NYFW

Can winter just be over already? From the seemingly never-ending snowstorms, to the bone-chilling polar vortex temps, the weather is seriously unbearable. But even though most of y’all are probably dreaming about warmer times ahead, those in the fashion realm most certainly are not. Over the past week, the world’s top designers have had onlyRead more »

Spexy Spring Styles from NYFW

The fashion realm never stops (literally). While we are still wrapping our heads around the fact that the fall season is upon us, the most influential designers are already showering us with fabulous trends for next spring—and we’re beyond obsessed! For the past two weeks, the Big Apple has been a sea of all thingsRead more »

Get the NYFW Scoop from Quintessence

Guest blogger Stacey Bewkes—who has her own fabulous Quintessence Lifestyle Blog—gives her thoughts on the fall eyewear styles spotted at Mercedez Benz Fashion Week in New York City. Check out what she has to say about our fave runway accessory! And, in the coming months, stay tuned for even more posts from other awesome guestRead more »