First day of school

Today is my first day of school in over five years. I signed up to take an Italian class at Cooper Union. I studied abroad in Italy and I really never put any effort into learning the language then. I vowed that when I return to my favorite country I will be able to speak in the native tongue.

I have my pencils sharpened,

not quite my dream book bag below, but a beautiful Elliott Lucca back pack (I'll share photos of this awesome bag when it is available this fall), and am ready to hit the books.

Then when I'm done I can begin dreaming and planning this.

Print City

I've had this Proenza Schouler Spring 2010 look hanging on my inspiration board for many reasons; I love the bright colors, the print mixing and even the model's hair color. Then the fantastic blog, P.S. I made this, told me exactly how to recreate it.

For my DIY project, I think I'll take it in a slightly different direction and do a two-tone dress inspired by the look featured in this shopbop print story. Their spring trend report is pretty fantastic, if you get a chance check it out here.