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Isabelle Grace Jewelry is the first brand to grace our WE Love blog.  I absolutely love The Goddess bracelet and the Over the Moon necklace. The jewelry is made with tender loving care with many pieces being one of a kind. Check the pictures below: Here's what the designer said about her jewelry. How did you get started? It kind of started as a hobby. I was making photo jewelry (jewelry with photos in it) and people started asking me where they could get it and then I started making it for friends and coworkers. I would work in my kitchen till all...

I am a big fan of color:  On the walls, on your body, on your face.  Pantone's colors of the year include Tangerine Tango, Sodalite Blue and Caberet.  I love the unexpected combination of the blue and orange together, it's very striking.  Try it out! What do you think? @KaraAllan on Twitter Kara@KaraAllan.com KaraAllan.com Ciao, Kara...

I am a big fan of promoting new and fabulous goodies so we created a space on our site to feature products that we have tried and loved!!! Want to feature your items?  Send us an email at info@karaallan.com.  We are currently featuring jewelry, bags and shoes and looking forward to hearing from you!   @KaraAllan on Twitter Kara@KaraAllan.com KaraAllan.com Ciao, Kara...

Here's an article I contributed to in the Washingtonian about dressing slimmer! How to Dress Ten Pounds Slimmer Was your new year's resolution to drop a few pounds? We ask two local stylists how to fake it 'til you make it. By Natalie Grasso Slideshow: Look Instantly Slimmer With These Easy Pieces If you’re anything like us, there’s a voice in your head—a voice belonging to a wiser, more put-together version of yourself—that pipes up when you’re about to overindulge. This holiday season, our voice spent a lot of time shaking her head and saying, “You have, of course, heard the adage,...

I am so excited about the latest collaboration in fashion between low and high end designers;  Jason Wu is coming to Target on February 5th, and I can't wait.   The prices range from $19.99 to $59.99 for clothes and $19.99 to $49.99 for accessories and it's only available until March 6!  Here's the top three pieces I'll be running someone over for:     What do you think? @KaraAllan on Twitter Kara@KaraAllan.com KaraAllan.com Ciao, Kara...

I traveled to Milan, Italy in July 2011 and lived there for 31 days.  It was an unparalleled experience. The food, the fashion and the scenery left me breathless.  If I could bring one thing and one thing only back with me to the United States, I would be compelled to implement the philosophy of living - La Bella Figura to the culture of the United States.  La Bella Figura, means "The Beautiful Figure," but really signifies much more that just a beautiful body; it's a way of living that embodies an authentic image, being very well behaved, beauty in...

My favorite indulgence is a candlelit bubble bath while the soothing sounds of Maxwell flow through my bathroom.  As a mom, student, business women I am crazy busy and running at full steam all the time.  At least once I week, I shoo the kids out, shut down my phone and totally lose myself in the inviting waters of my bathtub for a half an hour or so.  I believe it's essential to take time out for yourself to recharge so that you are more relaxed, less snappish and ready to take on your next task with a renewed sense...