Oh Joy

chic + comfy dresses... 22 May 2017

Sonnet James

I am totally a dress person and wear them almost every day when the weather allows for it. But a lot of people say they can't wear dresses when they need to get a lot done or run errands or hang with their kids. Well, there are so many great options these days that are easy to wear, washable, and still look very put together. Here are a few of my favorites!

READ MORE...

3 grown-up ways to wear rainbow! 15 May 2017

3 grown-up ways to wear rainbow

Rainbow has been super on-trend this year in everything from fashion and home decor to hair and nails! But when does the rainbow trend look too young vs. age-appropriate? While I would gladly wearing a full-on rainbow outfit every day of the week, I also try to make sure I'm not one of those 30-somethings (actually...almost 40-somethings) who is dressed like a teenager. So, here are three outfits I put together that feel more grown-up while still rocking the whimsy that is rainbow...

READ MORE...

color adventures: oh joy wears yellow and pink! 25 Apr 2017

Pink-yellow-outfits-17-blog-grid

For our final yellow and pink Color Adventures for this month, I've put together four outfits in various shades of these two very happy colors. Here are four outfits from casual to dressy that will put an instant smile on your face! See them all right here...

READ MORE...

10 cool mother's day gifts! 19 Apr 2017

Mothers-day-2017

As Mother's Day approaches, here are a few fun things to give Mom this year!

Left to right, top to bottom: A light box from Bright Box, Clare V backpack, Clare V pom pom, Ban.do pom earrings, Rifle Paper Co. personalized stationery, Indego Africa basket, MiGoals Bucket List journal, Esselle coasters, Dert Bag bunny reusable bag, Ariel Gordon nail polish.

color adventures: oh joy wears blue and green! 30 Mar 2017

Green-blue-outfits

This month's Color Adventures challenge seemed easy in theory, but as much as I love these two colors, I rarely wear them together! Here are four outfits I put together in green and blue from dressy to casual...

READ MORE...

dressing the team / bomber jackets... 9 Mar 2017

Bomber-jacket-12-blog

For our newest Dressing the Team, we're all wearing a must-have trend piece right now—the bomber jacket. Unlike some trends (ahem harem pants), everyone—no matter what size or shape—can wear a bomber jacket. They are such a versatile piece that I currently have a few on rotation as my go-to layering option right now. Here's how we wore them...

READ MORE...

female artisans and their communities... 8 Mar 2017

Women-empower-Recovered

In celebration of International Women's Day today, here are a few of my favorite products and shops that help to advance the work and community of women all around the globe...

1. Toms' backpack (provides safe birth for a mother and child in need), 2. Putchipuu hat (provides a place of work for the women of the Wayuu tribe in Colombia), 3. Noonday Collection clutch (focuses on empowering Artisan Businesses to create dignified jobs in vulnerable communities), 4. Gaia for Women clutch, (empowers marginalized women through employment, encouragement, and dedication to their long-term success in our own local communities), 5. Indego Africa basket (At Indego Africa, we are all about empowering and uplifting artisan women in Africa through employment opportunities and education), 6. Yellow Leaf Hammock (creates jobs for mothers in Thailand and builds a foundation for positive community transformation).

just some fun things... 22 Feb 2017

Fun-things

1. Ban.do circle clutch, 2. Dream Collective ring, 3. Cactus paper plates from Oh Happy Day, 4. Iridescent shoes from Golden Ponies, 5. Clare V. backpack, 6. Louise Misha pom pom socks, 7. Ban.do glitter water bottle, 8. Eye, Babe, and LA pins from Shout & About, 9. Three Potato Four letter board.

color adventures: oh joy wears red and blush! 14 Feb 2017

Red-peach-41-blog-comp

I love red on other people but have never felt comfortable wearing it myself. With our Color Adventures series this year, my team purposely made a month with red in it to force me to try red. So here it goes! This was actually very fun to get out of my comfort zone. Here are four outfits I put together in red and blush! And while I am posting this on Valentine's Day, these can definitely be worn any time of year...

READ MORE...

details, details... 23 Jan 2017

Alexandra Grecco

Delpozo

Valentino Summer 2013

Delpozo

I'm so inspired by textures, surprising details, and things that make my eyes look again...whether full of a million colors or only one, I'm loving all of this...

Sources: Alexandra Grecco gown, Delpozo Fall/Winter 2016, Valentino Summer 2013 via Vogue UK, and Delpozo Fall 2016 and Fall 2015.

RECEIVE OH JOY POSTS VIA EMAIL

my latest video

oh joy! elsewhere...

recent favorite posts

blog courtesy

  • All layouts on this blog are created solely for the {oh joy!} blog. I enjoy sharing information and love when others enjoy my finds enough to post the links on their own sites. However, I ask that you do not use my exact layouts or designs without permission or without noting its origins on your post. All photos "by Oh Joy" must also be credited and linked to the original post.

    Any comments which are deemed inappropriate ~ including general spam, offensive comments or rude language, self-promotional spam, or other items unrelated to the post ~ will be deleted.

    Oh Joy!® is a registered trademark of Nantaka Joy®, Inc. All rights reserved.

disclosure

  • Oh Joy contains paid advertising banners and some contextual affiliate links. An affiliate link means that we receive commission on sales of the products that are linked to in my posts. So if you click on a link and make a purchase from an affiliate site, then I may make a commission from that purchase. I also work with affiliate links, on occasion, on my Pinterest page. The content of my posts or pins are all items, things, and experiences I genuinely like and will only work with affiliates that fit my aesthetic and brand.

    Any products which have been gifted or provided gratis to Oh Joy for review is noted with an asterisk (*) or c/o (courtesy of) at the bottom of the post and are only posted if a good fit for the Oh Joy aesthetic and content. Any sponsored giveaways or posts will be noted as such.

Blog powered by TypePad
Member since 09/2005
Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...