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Olive Loves: THEIA

Recently, I had the distinct pleasure of speaking with Don O’Neill, Creative Director of THEIA, who drew this amazing sketch of me. He is one of my absolute favorite designers because he wants every woman to feel like a goddess while wearing his meticulously designed dresses.

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Welcome to My Official Website!

Welcome to OliveOyl.com, the best source for news about me and my favorite things which includes fashion tips, beauty finds, events and projects. Here, you’ll get to see the latest must-have fashions from up-and-coming designers, as well as my collaborations with today’s top style brands. It’s a fun, content-rich blog for fans of mine who love fashion, art, pop culture, yoga and healthy living.

Each week, I’ll talk about things that are near and dear to my ultra-romantic heart. In “Olive Loves,” I’ll share my musings on music, art, fashion and culture. In “Olive Live,” I’ll talk about hot lifestyle topics, while “Olive Goil” will profile women who live as boldly and fearlessly as me. So, welcome and please visit my website often! To stay in touch in real time, you can follow me on Twitter via @OliveOylloves and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/oliveoylloves.

 

Olive Goil: Rachel Craven

My oh my! The last days have been hectic haven’t they? September went by in a blur and October has suddenly arrived all burnt orange sun and clear skies. It is time to settle down and howl at the harvest moon, take stock on the past year, and settle in on the slow march toward the holidays.

I don’t know about you my dears, but I am ready for some relaxing. Ready for some long hikes and empty afternoons and long, leisurely dinners with good friends and fine wines.

This is where Rachel Craven come in. A New York born, L.A. residing artist and former fashion stylist, Miss Craven has created her own line of absolutely darling textiles, each beautifully designed in a spare, sweet, and stunning manner.

Neon arrows, geometric flourishes, unexpected embellishments, all strewn across fine linen table clothes, bedspreads, scarves and napkins. Each of Miss Craven’s unique and lovely pieces somehow calms and comforts the mind – the sparkling, soothing lines of pale fabrics – each enlivened with the subtlest of shades.

These incredible piece are perfect for those Sunday brunches, for Thanksgiving, for any day when you feel like you want a touch of fresh and easy grace added to a meal, or merely to throw across your shoulders.

Thank you Miss Craven, for being yet another creative powerhouse lady, and for making work that is making our lives – that much more beautiful.

Olive Look: Pretty Vintage

My dears, today I am feeling sexy secretary or sophisticated boss lady, ready to file those papers, take on the boardroom and whip you all into ship shape.

What better ensemble for a day like today then this sweet and smart combo of a lacy vintage shirt, a delicate and flirty, with a jet black skirt and vibrant red and white scarf that say ‘kicking butt and taking names”!

Add a pair of simple, classic black ballet flats and you’ve got the ultimate, at work 9-5 and beyond combo.  Time to ask for that raise!

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