Need a Lyft?

April 16th, 2015

Lyft

{Me in front of a Lyft car (love the pink “glowstache!”) in an ASOS embellished blouse, Citizens of Humanity jeans, Leon Max suede fringe heels, Chanel boy bag, Céline sunnies}

Lyft

Lyft

{This is Alex from Lyft. He agreed to fist pump with me.}

Lyft

Need a Lyft, Miami? No, really. Lyft matches drivers with passengers who request rides through their smartphone app — in a matter of minutes. Brilliant, I know. This equates to no more drinking and driving. No more where-can-I-park meltdowns? No more transportation stress.

And the peeps at Lyft were cool enough to hook YOU up with a Wordy Girl discount code for your next Lyft ride. Simply use the code: THEWORDYGIRL (not case sensitive) or go to this link for a free ride up to $20. 

Enjoy the complimentary cruise, friends!

This post was sponsored by Lyft, all opinions are my own.

 

 

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On Bad Reality TV and Flower Crowns

April 14th, 2015

Miami Fashion Blogger

{Jen’s Pirate Booty dress, N&K Designs shark tooth necklace, Lorraine Schwartz evil eye bracelet}

Maria Tettamanti

maria tettamanti

flower crown

N&K designs

the standard hotel

I love me a powder blue gauze-y dress. I just do. There’s something ethereal about this little number making it perfect for lazy days beside the beach or pool — a favoirte pastime of mine.

Okay, enough about the outfit. It’s cute. You get it. 

What’s new with you freaks? Over the past weekend, I was able to clock in some serious couch time and caught up with all my prized reality TV shows such as The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills (where, after the reunions shows, I came to the conclusion Brandi Glanville was dropped on her head as an infant), Keeping up With The Kardashians (Kim, do we really need to know you needed your placenta surgically removed? And Kylie, I can’t with the plastic surgery at age 17. Lord Disick is proving to be the most “normal” of them all, which is frigging ridiculous), and Dateline (Where I deduced this simple truth: If your lover is cheating on you and got a life insurance policy out on your ass…you’re goner. Like, dead-zo. Like, hire a bodyguard stat.).

I just started watching the Netflix show Bloodline and am really feeling it because the hot dad from Friday Night Lights plays the lead role and it’s rather soap opera-ish (Read: Awesome sauce). The show is set in Islamorada which happens to be my favorite Key down South.

Enough television talk! I sound like an issue of TV Guide. But I do know want to ask you…what show should I tune into next?

 

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Loco for Coco

April 6th, 2015

Coconut Cartel

{For Love & Lemons bandeau top and skirt, Stella McCartney platforms (old)}

Coconut Cartel

{Love me some Coconut Cartel cocos}

For Love & Lemons

Coconut Cartel

If this Hawaiian-inspired look doesn’t make you want to beeline it to the nearest tropical destination and order up a rum-infused fruity libation…YOU’RE CRAZY.  I’m head over heels with this For Love & Lemons bandeau top and maxi skirt — because it has “mai tai” written all over it. AND THAT’S A GOOD THING, OBVIOUSLY.

Another good thing? Coconut Cartel’s fresh coconuts pictured here in my palms (no, this is not a plug — I guzzle these real-deal coconuts on the regular whenever I’m at The Standard). They quench my thirst like no other and the packaging (Shallow-quality-in-a-person alert: I LOVE GOOD PACKAGING. I’m a sucker for it. Sue me.) is on the money, honey.

Anyhoo…sorry I’ve been a little MIA here on the blog, kids. My real children had Spring Break and followed by a subsequent Easter break which left me with:

1) Negative 25 minutes for myself. Fo realz.

2) Scrambling from the movies, to the beach, to play dates to the supermarket to the park and back to the supermarket with said children (Christ! How many times can a human go to the damn grocery store!? How is it possible to go through four boxes of Fruit Rollups in two days? How much toilet paper does one household really need? And is there a troll under our stairs guzzling all the milk in the fridge?)

3) No other choice but to swig double the amount of socially acceptable sauvignon blanc.

But I’m back from a relaxing family trip to Pinehurst, North Carolina and this mama is all Zen and shit and ready to tackle the world. Or at least the four jam-packed suitcases currently sitting in the hallway. Baby steps, people. Baby steps.

 

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Tory Burch or Bust

March 30th, 2015

Tory Burch

{Coat, Top, Shorts, Sandals, Handbag, Earrings and Necklace c/o Tory Burch}

Tor yBurch

Tory Burch

Tory Burch

Tory Burch

There’s a famous Greek song entitled “Maria in Yellow,” so I’ve always had this bizarre connection with the citrus-y hue. With this said, I have a major crush on this yellow ensemble by Tory Burch. This exact look was the opening look from Tory’s Spring runway show and with good reason — it’s so casual yet elegant at the same time…so me!

Tory Burch was kind enough to ask me to host a Styling Session (yep, yours truly will personally style you) on Wednesday, April 1 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at their Bal Harbour Shops boutique. 20% of the night’s proceeds will benefit The Cushman School. Drinks and bites are in the mix, too.

Co-hosting the invite-only event with me are fellow Cushman mommies Martina Basabe, Karla Duran, Lina Eusse-Feliz, Michelle Febres, Kate Ingraham, Irina Lopatine,Karen Lopez Jordan, Ali Matlick, Elena Nechtcheret and Sallie Anne Rodriguez.

And you’re invited! To RSVP, simply comment below with your first and last name. Hope to see you there!

tory burch event

 

 

 

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Ripped and Rainbow-ed

March 29th, 2015

Valentino Rockstud

{Valentino Rockstud 1973 pumps, Citizens of Humanity Emerson jeans}

I typically wouldn’t dedicate an entire blog entry to a pair of heels (thanks, Dionne!) and ripped jeans but I posted the above picture on Instagram and it got re-grammed a zillion times which has to mean something (or maybe it’s the wine talking. That happens all too often to me).

While it’s evident these rainbow stilettos can make an entire outfit (they’re so va-va-voom!), well, these distressed jeans are equally perfect as I haven’t taken them off since I bought them (Tip: Order a size down because they’re super loose if you want them too).

So enjoy this look from last night’s dinner out on the town. For those of you in Miami, we dined at Seagrape at The Thompson Hotel (my choice for date night as I’m unequivocally obsessed with Chef Michelle Bernstein) and the food was beyond — our favorite plates included the grilled octopus, braised short rib and guava-filled donuts. And be sure to visit the cozy 1930s House tucked away in the back of the hotel — the live music and creative cocktails were such a welcome departure from the same ol’ same ol’ in the 305. 

 

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