Author archives: blush

5 ways to celebrate Mom this Mother's Day

•••
1.    Take her to dinner Or even better, cook for her! After all, she fed you for so many years! Sharing a meal is always a nice way to spend quality time with someone you love.   Source: Kitchen by Brad   2.    Have a girls’ day Go shopping, get your nails done, have a drink... Spending time together is the best way to learn surprisi[...]

Maddy K: Wedding Planning Royalty & Female Empowerment Hero

•••
Maddy, you’ve accomplished so much, you’re the ultimate #girlboss! What does it take to be a good entrepreneur? What it takes to be a good entrepreneur is dedication, hard work, ambition and vision! You need to know what you want and where you want to go, and to have a clear destination and goal! You are part of the Hustle & Heart event, which will tak[...]

Purple - Celebrating Prince in all his colorful glory

•••
Prince, pop god and fashion icon, passed away on April 21st at 57, leaving millions of fans in sadness and disarray. The way Prince challenged our perception of sexuality and gender norms opened many conversations that are still so current today. By breaking barriers and daring to be different, the music legend rewrote the definition of sensuality. In hono[...]

Stephanie Birch on yoga, motherhood & life

•••
Even through the lens of both our webcams, I could feel Stephanie Birch’s energy right away. Her big, warm smile and sparkling eyes simply shine through. She is generous with her time and with her words. After talking to her, you ask yourself if you want to be her best friend, or if you just want to be her… and then you realize that she’s the kind of person [...]

Need it now: the Slip Dress

•••
Spring is almost here! The warmer weather makes us want to shed those extra layers we’ve been adding to every outfit all winter, and, let’s say it, show a little bit of skin and feel sexier. The perfect piece to transition from those last weeks of cold to the new season? The slip dress! We love this classic 90’s key piece for its versatility: with the right [...]

#HolidaySeason: Lingerie inspired holiday looks

•••
Move over #FestivalSeason; the holidays are here! It's time to have fun with layers and play with your holiday looks. With a different Holiday party every week - at least! - it's a challenge to stay on top of your fashion game. And let's face it... you Little Black Dress is getting tired. What a better way to refresh your holiday wardrobe than to dip into yo[...]

Political Striptease: The Lady Josephine talks Burlesque

•••
Photo and design by Mary Elam Photography, Dressed in the decadence of Helmer Joseph, Candycane colored hair by the experts at Schwarzkopf Professional, MUA and styling by Lady Josephine Lady Josephine enters Blush HQ looking as you would imagine an off-duty Burlesque performer to look. With her hair tied up in a scarf, curlers peeking through, a long red s[...]

The Convertible Bra: Two Straps, So Many Possibilities!

•••
Ah, the multi-way strap bra. This bra is seriously the most underrated piece in a woman's top drawer. We all whip it out every now and again when we are wearing something strapless, but this hardworking bra can really be taken advantage of much more often. Admittedly, the multi-way strap thing does need a little figuring out. The Pretty Little Bras longline [...]

Retro Lingerie 101

•••
Lingerie is a costume. While functional, it is also playful and whimsical. Lingerie allows you to dress up your mood or step into a persona that you have always wanted to embody. Intrinsically hidden, this little game of dress-up doesn’t even have to be for anybody but yourself (or you can show it off – that’s fun, too)! Costumes can take us on a journey [...]