Jane Birkin was an English actress, singer and songwriter based in France. Her 60s chic outfits included mini dresses, white button down shirts paired with bell-bottom jeans and ballet flats. She always gave off an effortless vibe to any outfit. Women all over the world still look up to her as a fashion icon.
She's one of my favorite style icons. Because of her timeless look, I try to embody her style into my everyday looks. Take a look at some of her signature look. Below I have added pieces that you can wear today channeling her timeless style. Xo, N
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I have discovered that the more I travel and meet new people, the more I understand that the best things in life aren't “things.” For me the best things in life are waking up in the morning and living another day. I am grateful to be able to spend time with my elders, and listen to the stories that their family has passed on to them. It's being able to laugh endlessly with your family and friends, and realizing how lucky you are to have them in your life. It's being able to watch the sunrise and sunset every day, and not know what color the sky will be that night.
This past week I went to the mountains in North Carolina. The mountains are hands down my favorite thing about North Carolina. On Thursday we dedicated the whole day to hiking. We went to different waterfalls. Then on our way back we drove on the Blue Ridge Parkway and watched the sunset.
Here are some pictures from visiting Mingo Falls in North Carolina. xo, N
I can't believe a month has already flown by in New York City. This city is exciting, fast, overwhelming and interesting all jumbled into one. So it's important to spend some time for yourself doing things that you love.
Personally I enjoy spending an afternoon in Central Park with friends, trying new ice cream places in the city (because who doesn't love ice cream), going to a movie screening in the park or even sitting by the river and opening up a new book. It's the little things.
The city is a lot from time to time, so in order for me to stay sane I incorporate the things I love into my daily routine. Life is overwhelming in general. So I suggest, no matter where you are, spend some time for yourself doing little things that you love. xo, N
When I was younger during the car ride to school, my family and I would sing along to songs. One of my favorite songs was "Tiny Dancer" by Elton John. Something about that song always made me happy. Maybe because I dreamed of being a ballerina when I was younger.
"Hold me closer tiny dancer
Count the headlights on the highway
Lay me down in sheets of linen
You had a busy day today"
Illustration by Danielle Kroll
Online shopping is great. It allows me to do my two favorite things; lie in bed and shop. It doesn't get much better than that. I decided to curate a post with a collection of my favorite online shopping sites. The sites I've listed vary from prices to styles. Hope you enjoy! xo, N
Happy Easter ❀ I'm so happy spring is here! This past week I flew up to New York City for two days. I got to catch up with one of my good friends Mayleen (aka MayMay). We explored Central Park and stopped by various cafes. Big thank you to Aunt Deanna, for letting me crash at her place for the 48 hours I was in the city. You're the best! xo, N
"Be the one who nurtures and builds. Be the one who has an understanding and a forgiving heart one who looks for the best in people. Leave people better than you found them."
I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes.
Because if you make mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself and changing the world. You're doing things you've never done, and more importantly, you're doing something.
So that's my wish for you, and all of us, and my wish for myself. Make new mistakes. Make glorious, amazing mistakes. Make mistakes nobody's ever made before. Don't freeze, don't stop, don't worry that it isn't good enough, or it isn't perfect, whatever it is; art, or love, or work or family or life.
Whatever it is you're scared of doing, do it. Make your mistakes, next year and forever.
- Neil Gaiman
Tis the season for sequins dresses that shine so bright a satellite in space could spot it. You can get away with wearing a ton of sparkles and no one would fuss to you about it since it's "festive". And if they do just blind them with your sparkles beaming from you're mini dress. I have selected my favorite holiday party items from the dress, to the accessories to the heels to fit the occasion. If you're interested in an item you just have to click on the image, which will lead you to the store. I know, dangerous! But you were super nice this year, and you weren't naughty at all right? So treat yourself to a present or four. Twirl the night away loves! xo, N
The Holidays are just around the corner. Any of you who know me, know I'm a little bit obsessed with Christmas (my mini Christmas tree is already up in my room)! That being said I want Cashmere & Roses to by very festive this season. I have recipes, (do it yourself) crafts, my Christmas room tour and much more. I wanted to start off the holiday posts with an outfit post; "Holiday Lights", seemed fitting. Outfit details are at the bottom of the post. Happy Holidays from Cashmere & Roses! xo, N
The weather in North Carolina is starting to feel like autumn, and that makes me really happy. I've pulled out all of my huge sweaters and scarfs. I want to share a variety of my outfits on the blog. Including my everyday wear, as well as my more "dressier" outfits. This is an outfit that's perfect for chiller days, like going to the mountains or to the coffee shop. When I'm picking out an outfit in the morning it's important to find something that I'm comfortable in. xo, N
P.S. Outfit details of where I got everything are at the bottom of the post!