Macarons, Flare Jeans & My First-Ever Handbag Collab!

Mel Boteri

{Macaron print blouse c/o Doll Memories, 7 For All Mankind jeans similar here, Jimmy Choo wedges (old), Aviators by Ray-Ban, Evil eye bracelet by Lorraine Schwartz, Earrings c/o Swarovski, The Wordy Girl Tote c/o Mel Boteri}

Mel Boteri

Mel Boteri

Mel Boteri

Can I just tell you that I’m thrilled/over the moon/in a tizzy that flared jeans are back in style? Yep, the ’70s are back. Trust me on this one. This get-up has a decidedly Mila Kunis in That ’70 Show feel to it, right? As for this silk macaron print blouse — the print is sweet and quirky. Every time I wear it people freak out because who doesn’t DIE for macarons? 

And talk to me about my first ever handbag collaboration! Yep, you read that right — this cobalt blue Mel Boteri bag is named after yours truly. Mel made it just for moi with my initials embossed inside and and all! Adore the oversized tassel detail, too. Obsessed.

So what’s new with you freaks? This past weekend was the first one spent at home and it was much needed. I go to catch up on work and set some new goals for the month. Last night, the husband and I ate at Byblos with some friends and it was beyond. The duck kibbeh were life changing. Isn’t it sad I feel this way about food? I LITERALLY FIND IT LIFE CHANGING. Talk about being a piggy. We also rented an Argentine film called Wild Tales and it’s the best flick I’ve seen in forever — check it out. 

What else? I’m utterly bummed summer is coming to its inevitable end. I’ve been loving waking up at 8 a.m., taking it easy in the mornings, letting the kids sleep well past their bedtime and watching their golf and tennis game grow. 

Now I’m off to Staples armed with my back-to-school supplies shopping list where — not to brag — I’m sure my panic attacks will be on point.


Photos by Courtney Ortiz

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  1. Vivian
    August 16, 2015 / 5:14 pm

    Love that bag!

  2. Cristina
    August 16, 2015 / 5:22 pm

    Agreed. Kids are hard but that article is dead wrong.

  3. August 17, 2015 / 6:01 am

    I love wide leg jeans, I have a similar pair that I have only used once for my bday festivities! I def want to do a blog look with them too!

    You look amaze btw!



  4. Natalie
    August 17, 2015 / 8:22 am

    Adore the big tassel on the bag.

  5. Fofo
    August 18, 2015 / 5:31 am

    Yum yum Maria I want to by the bag love the color and the top . And the jeans You are exultant seller I will call you.

  6. August 25, 2015 / 4:03 pm

    The fact that getting up at 8 am is late for me. I wanna be you when I finally learn to be an adult.


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