Fashionable Collections

A Blog About Fashionable Collections

Joop Bource

All photographs taken from Colossal. Cardboard animals are my jam. I have a cardboard bust of an elephant adorning the wall of my living room. I particularly like these insects because of their vibrant colors. I’m not much of a DIY person so I’d have to find someone to put these together.  These beetles would […]


My weekly inspiration is not just a jumble of photos each week, but real inspiration that I use in my blog (and therefore my shopping). I felt nothing was more appropriate than to pay homage to the specific inspiration* that really got me going in 2012.  Here’s to an inspiring 2013.  *Fashionablecollections Posts: What’s Up […]

Tuesday 11.5

Sunglasses: Ray Ban, Necklace: H&M, Sweatshirt: Zara, Bag: Balenciaga, Skirt: Vintage, Sneakers: Superga Recently the BF and I visited Central Park for the first time. We dodged bicycle riders, and joggers, and explored the various fields of green grass. Naturally, with all the open space around us, we were drawn towards a large rock.  Maybe […]

Tuesday 11.26

Sweater: Old Navy, Pants: Urban Outfitters, Bag: Zara, Shoes: J. Crew The possibilities, in New York, are endless.  *Photographs taken by me. Outfit photographs taken by the BF.

Thursday 10.31

Necklace: Asos, Jacket: American Eagle, Tee: Zara Men’s, Dress: T by Alexander Wang, Bag: Alexander Wang, Sneakers: New Balance This is my idea of dressing for the holiday. Take it or leave it. Happy Halloween! *Photographs taken by the BF. 

Tori Richard

Tori Richard, not to be confused with Tory Burch, is a Honolulu designer that I stumbled upon while in Hawaii. Whenever I travel somewhere different I try to purchase locally designed items. Luckily, Hawaii is a treasure trove of unique pieces.  My first local find was designer Tori Richard – who has a store front […]


I’ve decided, I’m mad at you.  Did you know that I can’t sleep at night since you’ve been gone? I toss and turn but I can’t seem to fall asleep. I’m now up hours of the night I haven’t been up since college.  I blame this on you. Did you know that I actually physically […]

Weekly Inspiration: Jewelry with a Cause

My vacation at Disney World has come to an end, and I had a great time with my family and friends. This post starts off Disney week on the blog.   In Epcot, I spotted a bead stand with an inspiring story – Disney recycles their old maps and brochures by sending the paper to Africa to […]


Beanie: J. Crew, Top: J. Crew (men’s), Jeans: Uniqlo, Bag: Alexander Wang, Sneakers: Converse I can’t keep up with all you bloggers who have constant thoughts and witty philosophical opinions.  Sometimes a girl is just tired. Sometimes there’s nothing to say.  And sometimes all I want to do is dream of cupcakes I cannot have.  […]

Thursday 1.15

Sunglasses: Ray-Ban, Necklace: A. Jaffe, Sweater: Lululemon, Backpack: Tory Burch, Pants: Eileen Fisher, Shoes: Vince *Photographs taken by Papa Rick.