Ashley Williams

Recent Posts By Ashley Williams

Forever Classics

From a monogrammed bracelet to a leather drawstring tote, these accessories will stand the test of time. “I’m inspired by how my sister wears my horn and gold bangles in a way I would have never thought to wear them: paired with our mom’s delicate vintage watch.” —Ashley Pittman, jewelry designer, Dallas 1. Pegasus Revolving Cuff, $255; julievos.com 2. Bulletproof Pearl […]

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5 Tips for Getting the Perfect Photo for Your Holiday Card

1. Forgo a photo uniform. The days of dressing your whole family in head-to-toe white for the family portrait are far behind us (thank goodness!). Instead, ask everyone to wear colors that fit a basic color scheme and seasonality. Let the memo go something like this: “Put on your favorite jeans, boots and dark colored shirts —navy plaids to green […]

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Your Fall Must Have: Blue Suede Shoes

We’re crushing on the Splendid Murietta Boot ($168) to compliment your apple picking, leaf crunching, and sweater wearing this fall. We have three reasons why this cobalt bootie will be your favorite autumn staple. New neutral: Navy is softer than black, more unexpected than brown, and gives jeans and dresses a rock “n” roll edge. Walkable fit: The 3-inch heel is stacked for balance, the […]

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My Mom the Natural Beauty

October is high time to be outdoors. Here, we celebrate the natural beauty (and a few basic tricks) of a former Avon lady and night cream devotee through the lens of her daughter, Molly Cummings. Her all-time favorite: “I remember Mom going to Line Avenue in Shreveport, Louisiana, to buy her Elizabeth Arden cream.” PREVAGE Anti-aging Neck and Décolleté Firm & Repair […]

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Winning Game-Day Looks

 In the South, tailgating is a social affair worthy of a stellar outfit. We have you covered, from the balmy early season to the play-offs.   Early Fall Calls For A Simple Shift Leather details channel the season without the weight. A nubby bouclé fabric, leather trim, and styling options make this dress versatile. When temps dip, swap the bare […]

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Show Your School Pride With These Nail Shades

You’ve got the t-shirt, the pom-poms, and even the face paint in your favorite team’s color, from Ole Miss red to Carolina blue; we found the perfect polish shade so you can show team pride down to your fingertips. Burnt Orange for Auburn and Virginia Tech: Marc Jacobs, Snap! Mandarin Orange, $18. Emerald Green for Baylor: Nails Inc., Bruton Mews, $14. Tangerine […]

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Nine Beauty Products That Are Totally Toxin-Free

These earth laden products are high quality, so you don’t have to sacrifice quality for wholesome ingredients. Mother Nature would approve. 1. Worry free nail polish: Enjoy your favorite bright colors minus the scary additives (like formaldehyde). She Drives Me Crazy, $18 2. Travel-size skin balm: This totable salve is packed with soothing lavender and jojoba oil. Perfect for air travel, […]

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DIY No-Sew Pillow Cover

We’ve teamed up with Carla Eustache of Style Perfect Events to bring you this adorable (and oh-so-easy) DIY pillow cover. Use a simple print to match a wide variety of décor, or select a funky pattern to jazz up a neutral room. The Project: DIY No-Sew Pillow Cover Level: Easy Timeline: 25 minutes Materials: 1 yd of Fabric Pillow Insert or Old Pillow Iron-on Instant Bond Tape or […]

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SPF-Packed Beauty Products to Save Your Skin this Summer

Whether you’re picnicking in the park or playing in the sand, these beauty picks will keep your skin healthy and radiant. 1. Hydration for your lips: Made with vitamin E compounds and soothing aloe vera, Jouer’s lip balm ($24) with SPF 15 has just the right amount of tint for a pared-down summer look. 2. Allover sun protection: Coppertone’s SPF 50 ($7.59) is lightly scented, has water-resistant formula that absorbs quickly, and […]

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Summer Beauty: Coral Crush

Celebrate summer with beauty loot under $20. 1. Shimmer Shadow: Apply along lash line for sparkle. Prismatic Shadows in Golden Peach, $6; ulta.com 2. Lasting Blush: Goes on like a powder but sets like a cream. FLOWER Transforming Touch Blush in A-coral-ble, $12.98; walmart.com 3. Ribbon Hair Ties: Snag-proof and pretty. Custom Set of 3, $6; emi-jay.com 4. Floral Perfume: Inspired by 19th-century apothecary […]

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