The Best Chunky/’Ugly’ Sneakers You Can Buy In 2019

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Today we take a look at a trend that seems to be continuing from an excellent post by PADDY MADDISON of For a complete list, a link to the original article is posted at the bottom of the page. Be sure to check out FashionBeans’ entire site! It’s pretty fabulous. Like it or not, massive trainers are here and they aren’t going anywhere fast. Not that they could even if they wanted to, mind you. To the casual observer, it may have come as a bit of a shock when the fashion elite suddenly appeared to be taking their […]

Women’s Hat Trends: Spring/Summer 2019

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Today’s Fashion Post comes from a wonderful blog by Emily Potter of where you can find all things hats. Why not make your next Gold Party hat themed? These ideas could inspire you. Haven’t scheduled your Gold Party yet? Don’t wait! Spaces are filling up quickly. Email us to get the party started today. There are three high-level trends for this season. The first style for the S/S ’19 season is full of earth tones inspired by natural elements like stone, marble, and water. The next trend consists of bright, primary colors with military muses, glitter, and a touch […]

Forget the heels, it’s time for a beer and some food on wheels.

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You want to relax, have a beer, and enjoy an afternoon with friends in a delightful, outdoor, casual environment. Well then it’s off to Deacon Baldy’s. Owners Kevin and Joey set out to create an experience that offered great drinks from a knowledgeable staff, a variety of cuisine from the best food trucks and inviting atmosphere for a wide range of ages and interests. The open-air bar is great for large groups and family-friendly, featuring yard games and community seating under the pavilion. The beer menu is extensive, ever evolving, and features some fantastic local brews with over 40 beers […]

3 Days in Napa Valley, California (Girls Trip)

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The perfect itinerary for a long weekend of indulging in wellness, fine dining and wine. Less than two hours north of San Francisco and nestled between the Mayacamas Mountains and the Vaca Mountains, California’s Napa Valley is a glorious part of the world to explore. Take a bike tour through some of Yountville’s wineries, browse the riverfront boutiques in Napa, discover the outdoors in the hills near the charming town of St. Helena and indulge in some pampering at a historic or contemporary spa in Calistoga. Each community has something a little different to offer, but all are tied together […]

5 New 2019 Shoe Trends That’ll Put You Ahead Of The Crowd This Year

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This article was originally posted to one of our favorite sites, by Aemilia Madden. It’s one of our first stops to see what’s trending and what we think you will be a hit at your next Gold Party. Haven’t booked your party yet? Hurry! Spaces are limited. Send us an email and we’ll get the party started. Much like the start of a new year, a new chapter of your life begins with putting your best foot forward. Sure, it’s an overplayed cliché, but it’s a cliché for good reason: The truth is that a great pair of shoes […]

The 17 Best Fashion Blogs You Should Be Following

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An Essential Guide to Today’s Best Fashion Bloggers With a new fashion blog launching seemingly every minute, there are more and more bloggers competing to influence your next outfit every day. But as you might have noticed, not all outfit posts are created equal. Searching for online fashion inspiration, it’s not hard to fall into a rabbit hole of blogs, ending up wasting hours online, still with no real sense of what you should wear. That’s why we’ve rounded up our favorite fashion bloggers, who stand out from the online pack thanks to their impeccable style sense, creativity, and individuality. […]

Louis Vuitton’s Spring 2019 Show Introduced New Shapes

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This year Louis Vuitton decided to change things up and introduce new ideas about what a handbag should look like. Cubes, eggs, long briefcases, and some more traditional shapes made their way to the Spring 2019 runway in Paris. Creative director Nicolas Ghesquiere is one of the best in the business at making products that are aesthetically pleasing. He has delivered yet again. Our favorite bag from the new collection is the egg or pod shape, which is a clever idea especially when it comes from the iconic brand. Handbags should be both functional by providing a place to stash […]

Girls’ Weekend Getaway: Scottsdale, Arizona

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Start planning while at your Gold Party. You’ve got all the besties around and everyone is getting some ‘fun’ money. Why not spend it on a Girls Trip to Scottsdale? Well, Lindsay from has a fabulous post and itinerary just for that! Hey girls, remember that one time when we went to Scottsdale? Warming sun? Sip-tastic drinks? OMG food? Otherworldly spa experiences? Good conversations 24/7? Yeah, THAT time. Since my grandparents winter in Arizona (how fun is it to use winter as a verb?), I’ve been in and around the Phoenix/Scottsdale/Sun City area many times in the last ten years. And […]

Top 10 Favorite Quick and Easy Appetizer Recipes & Ideas for Parties

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So, you are hosting a Gold Party. You know ELITE provides the wine and light bites. But you really want to make your party special. Here are some ideas from Casey Slide we love. I find myself constantly needing to make appetizers. Between parties, big games, various meetings, and daily life, I am always on the hunt for simple, quick, and frugal appetizer recipes that also happen to be delicious too. As a stay-at-home mom, I’ve found that it’s important to always have a stockpile of recipes that I can quickly whip up with things I already have in my kitchen. […]

2019’s Biggest Jewelry Trends Are Not for Conservative Types

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I hope you’re ready to ditch subtlety, because the 2019 jewelry trends are especially in-your-face. If you paid close attention to the runways, you might have noticed that they were filled with necklaces and bracelets piled and stacked on top of each other. Earrings were just as daring, with chunky, oversize hoops and long, dangling styles that dropped below the shoulders. Ahead, a cheat sheet to the biggest jewelry trends of 2019. Scroll on for everything you need to know. 1. Chain-Link Necklaces There’s nothing new about chain-link necklaces — LL Cool J has rocked his since the ’80s. But what does feel refreshing are the […]