Friday, September 28, 2012

FASHION FRIDAY ... The Pic in the Pic

Today's Look
Coat & Bag: Zara
Trousers: H&M
Booties: Loeffler Randall
Body Suite: American Apparel
Vest: Heavenly Couture
Sunnies: Thierry Lasry via Dan Deustch

We are finally starting to see a glimpse of fall.. and naturally this means that closet additions are in order.. so I took a very focused trip to Zara last week and could not resist this Chanel/Missoni inspired knit coat.  I absolutely have nothing like it in my closet..

I think for this next year of shopping adventures I will attempt to not re buy pieces too similar to the ones I already own. 

Anyone who is slightly creative knows that when a creative person craves creativity..that creativity better happen or said creative person will most likely loose it!

Both Jason G and I were dying to be more creative with this post.. so here goes..

The other day I was thinking about the days before Instagram..  which lead me to the thinking about us Instagramers now.. both bloggers and non bloggers alike and how we will pretty much anywhere with absolutely no shame start a photo shoot with ourselves..  This is my little ode to the constant self portrait..

The Pic in the Pic..  Hope it inspires you the way it inspired us..  or at least makes you chuckle.


Have a great weekend everyone!

Taye ;)

Photo's Jason Gurvitz

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Coffee Trade up!!!!! This Saturday.

I usually am not into promoting an event before it happens here on Stuff She Likes.. But this is just too amazing not to let you guys in on it.. Plus I will be there bright and early with the crew to snag mine...  So go ahead and read the press release below and if you are in the market for an espresso machine. I'll see you there!

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Pour La Victoire + Terry Richardson

What happens when a genius photographer pairs up with an awesome shoe brand?

Pure magic in the form of Spring Summer 2013 Pour La Victoire..

The same week I left for New York Fashion Week amidst

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

OUTFIT TUESDAY..Dress like a Boy..Color like a Girl

 The Look
Trousers: American Apparel
Blazer & Bag: Zara
Shoes: Crocs (gifted)
Necklace: Stella & Dot (gifted)
Watch: Movado

Being that the temperature is still hitting close to 90 degees on most days lately in L.A.  I thought I would take advantage of some spring/summer peices that have not seen the light of day in a while and why not go with hues in the family of pink..  

Especially of you are going to go all menswear inspired and from the ankle down I went full on man!  

Throw in

Monday, September 24, 2012

Emmy Emmy!!

The 2012 Emmys came and went already..and I made it back home from an afternoon of Jalapeno Margarita's just in time to see Julianne Moore step on the stage in the most amazing bright yellow Christian Dior Couture, Lucy Liu blow me away in a sequence silver meal Versace and my favorite show in TV Homeland take the prize!!  It was a great

Saturday, September 22, 2012

FASHION FRI.. SATURDAY...Scratching the itch..


Today's Look
Top: LNA (gifted)
Jeans: Goldsign (gifted)
Turban: LUBLU (gifted)
Arrow Ring and Bracelet: Penny Royal Via Caro Marketing (gifted)
Necklace: Stella & Dot Via BWRPR (gifted)
Bag: Chanel
Watch: Movado
Let me first state that I wrote the blog yesterday.. It was super cute, catchy and full of humor.. and then Blogger had a meltdown.. at least on my computer!

First a Video Diary to brighten our day:

Fashion Friday.. .Video Diaries..Mom Jeans.. from Taye Hansberry on Vimeo.

Okay now that that is out the way.. I shall attempt to recapture the essence of what I wrote..

It went a little something like this..

Sometimes I get the urge to dress like my mother did in the 1970's.. thus when I get an itch...the 1970's and 1980's rear their pretty little heads.

In come the Goldsign Scandal wide leg bell bottom jeans..   I've been sitting on these Goldsigns for a few months now dying to wear them..  I finally got a minute to get them hemmed!  Alas... They are so super soft, yummy and they have the added advantage of making  you look like you are 10 feet tall..  Grab them HERE
..And for those of you who follow me on instagram. You are very familiar with my lust with this LNA tank.  For some reason this is the first time it has made it on to FASHION FRIDAY.. which today is FASHION SATURDAY..(read the disclaimer at the beginning of this post if you happen to scroll right to this section)  It's seriously my go to.. Grab it HERE
The Penny Royal Bracelet and ring have not left my side since I got them.. Sometimes you need a little anchor in your life.. (linked above)
The LUBLU turban/headband was given to me when I attended the amazing LUBLU SS2013 presentation at NYFW.  Bad hair day.. throw on a little head gear.

The Tom Ford Sunnies are straight awesome sauce!.. So big that you can hide a night of drunken debauchery with the flick of a wrist..

..and now you can:


That did quite capture the awesomeness of the original post.. but you get the point..

Have a Fantasmic weekend everyone..

Scratching  the Itch... I "Like"

Taye ;)

photo's: Jason Gurvitz

Thursday, September 20, 2012

Give them Hair, Nails and Face..Eden by Eden Sassoon..

It's not every day that you get to meet the children of icons that you admire immensely and its not very often that when you meet those children that they are amazing people that you also admire immensely..

Today I had a conversation with Eden Sassoon.. the stunningly beautiful and huge hearted daughter of Vidal Sassoon.. A man who for almost 60 years dominated the hair industry and changed the the way women look at hair care forever..

Keep reading and you will see that Eden is doing the same..

The first ever Finishing Studio... 
 Eden by Eden Sassoon..  

A little explanation.. 
Three Services for $65 in 65 minutes..  
 Hair, nails and face...absolutely brilliant!

Tuesday, September 18, 2012


The Look
Blouse: Forever 21
Shorts: Elizabeth & James
Sweater: Zara
Shoes: Nike
Sunnies: Ray-Ban
Necklace: Melrose Trading Post
Bag: Chanel

Monday, September 17, 2012

Dinner in NYC...Beauty & Essex..

New York Fashion week was a non stop ride of shows, parties, showrooms, lounges and bumpy taxi rides attempting to find locations..  But in the midst of it all I was able to indulge in an evening of amazing food, drinks and ambiance thanks to Domain Pr in the form of Beauty & Essex.

Here's a tiny back story..

LUBLU by Kira Plastinina.. New York Fashion Week SS 2013

About a month ago I had what I call a dreamy Saturday.  Dreamy in the since that sometimes you stumble upon a day where you meet amazing people who inspire you to do better..  

That particular dreamy day I met Kira Plastinina.. designer at 14 and now at 20 has an awesome line and chain of boutiques called LUBLU.. and during Fashion Week I attended the LUBLU presentation at the Four Seasons hotel.

LUBLU SS2013 is absolutely beautiful.. 

Girly yet

A Room with a Primary Color..Erin Barr . New York Fashion Week SS2013

I am finally back from New York Fashion week..with tons of blog posts to write.. So many amazing happenings I can't wait to share with you.. Let me come back to this NYFW series with a designer named Erin Barr..  Honestly before this invite I did not know the line.. after attending this preview I am in complete lust!  

funky. elegant. textured. hard and soft.

That is how I describe

Friday, September 14, 2012

FASHION FRIDAY..Fearless Fashion...

 Today's Look
Trousers: Aryn K via Caro Marketing L.A.
Top: TopShop
Pumps: Two Lips (gifted)
Bag: Lancaster Paris via Caro Marketing NY
Sunnies: Jason Wu gifted
Watch: Nixon
Earrings: Forever 21
Necklace: Vintage
Diamond Studs: Fourteen Karats, Beverly Hills
I am super excited to bring you this FASHION FRIDAY post.. not only because I got to shoot it on the streets of New York during my trip to New York Fashion Week.. but because  I was asked to participate in a really cool campaign called FEARLESS FASHION

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

New York Fashion Week..Outfit Day 1

The Look
Wearing: Shorts: Paul & Joe Sister.  
Top: Paul & Joe
Blazer: McGinn 
Necklace, Ring, Anchor bracelet: Penny Royal (gifted)
all Via Caro Marketing.
Shoes: Chloe
Watch: Movado (gifted)

New York Fashion Week day 1 was filled and filled some more.. I literally got off a plane at 5am..slept for two hours and got up and headed out to appointments.  So the only thing I wanted was comfort.. Chic comfort of course..  

This little number lasted through

Candy Colored Alice + Olivia.. New York Fashion Week ss2013



...pervaded the giant filled to capacity space that held the Alice + Olivia SS 2013 Presentation for New York Fashion Week.

Pretty and Pretty was the theme
and Pretty it was...

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Jill Stuart SS 2013 ..NYFW..SWOON!

 When I opened my email to find an invite to the Jill Stuart Runway show I literally got gitty.  I ADORE Jill Stuart in every way a girl can adore a designer and her SS 2013 collection did not disappoint.  

Lace. Feminine. Romantic. Peachy neutrals. Vixen black and sequence to make any girl swoon.  

I fancied everything..and

OUTFIT TUESDAY.. New York Fashion Week Edition

 The Look
 Blazer: Aryn K via Caro Marketing(gifted)
Top: LNA (gifted)
Sweats:10Corso Colombo (gifted)
Booties: RoseGold
Bag: Zara
Necklace: Penny Royal via Caro Marketing (gifted)

I can't tell you how much fun I am having at New York Fashion Week this year.. I don't know if its

Sunday, September 9, 2012

Tsemaye pronouced (CHA-MAYA).. NYFW SS2013

Tsemaye Binitie.. If you don't know this name now.. I highly suggest you get acquainted.. Formerly of Stella McCartney... Tsemaye's  pronounced CHA-MAYA

Rebecca Minkoff & DJ Cassidy ... NYFW SS 2013

Printed bell bottoms
 Floral tuxedo stripes
 Paisley coveralls 
 Ombre jackets..
and of course..BAGS!

..all dashed down the runway at Rebecca Minkoff in front of a packed and stacked house.  Beachy waves, Blonde hair and lots of brights were coveted by bloggers and fashionistas alike including

Saturday, September 8, 2012

Kara Ross ...Strong & Feminine.. NYFW SS2013

I adore New York Fashion Week..  This is my second time attending and I discover new designers and more groovy parts of New York every trip.
The other part of NYFW that I adore is meeting designers that I admire so very much.. 

First on the list... Kara Ross

Friday, September 7, 2012

In Lew of FASHION FRIDAY.. New York Fashion Week!!!

Upon my arrival to NYC this morning at 5am.. after a long muggy cab ride.. and pretty much no sleep.. I walked in to find a special delivery from Yosi Samra.. Yay!!

These shoes were made for walking!  

If there is anything I learned last year from New York Fashion Week.. it was

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

In Lew of Outfit Tuesday..Russian Vogue wins

Nikia, Jae and me ..
There are few times in life where you wake up and find yourself in the online pages of Russian Vogue..  For me this was one of those days...
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