Hello my lovelies! I am so happy that it is finally Springtime and we are getting some semi-normal weather. In my days of meetings, and lunches and clients I have been observing all the ways that people's grooming, the good, the bad and the thought worthy. It takes just as much time to look good that it takes to be sloppy so why not choose the former? Like it or not we are a visually judgy society.  Within 30 seconds people make an assessment of who you are by the way you look and the way you carry yourself.  There are benefits and...

The term minimalism is also used to describe a trend in design and architecture where in the subject is reduced to its necessary elements. Minimalist design has been highly influenced by Japanese traditional design and architecture. In addition, the work of De Stijl artists is a major source of reference for this kind of work....

I am in love with the glam on the red carpet this year! The ladies did a really good job of bringing a mix of old and new hollywood. These are my favorites. Viola Davis is gorgeous in this dress and I love her hair! Leslie Mann is lovely! Jenny from the Block knocked it out of the park! Mila Jovovich is simply stunning.  I remember when she was 12 and in Teen magazine! I love how Octavia Spencer embraces her curves Glenn Close looks fab in green! Sheila E. is still glamorous! Stacy Keibler is a vision in gold! Li BingBing looks fabulous! Sofia Vergara is always at the...

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,...