Week in iPhone Pics: Food, Fun and Seattle sun!

It’s been over a month since I posted my last week in iPhone pics so figured I should post an update, however I guess I should call this one My Month in iPhone pics!
  • Just a few things from our trip to San Francisco.  First my haul from Zara!  We don’t have Zara in Seattle (why?! I need one badly!) so whenever I go to SF one of my first stops is to see all the fun stuff at Zara.  I had to get lots of bright colors and fun patterns!  
  • And then of course foods stuff as you can’t go to SF and not enjoy the yummies.  The macchiato from Blue Bottle is fantastic but silly me didn’t think about taking a shot of espresso (yes, that cup is tiny, it’s just one shot in there) late afternoon so I was up all night!  
  • La Boulange Bakery did not disappoint!  One of my biggest weakness is pastries and oooh theirs were extra yummy!  My strawberry danish was delish but husband’s ham and cheese croissant was the winner.  SO FLAKY.  
  • And finally a stop at the Jonathan Adler store to ooh and aah and attempt to take everything home with me.  The dachshund bookends!  Eeek!  They were made for us!
  • Back in Seattle and the sun finally decided to come out and play!  We took every advantage that we could and walked the dogs and just spent most of the days outside.  
  • The Seattle skyline is so beautiful on days like this.  I love my city when it’s not cloudy and gray!  
  • The third picture down with the frame is a funny thing we saw on one of our walks.  It was just a frame hung on a mossy wall and someone put a sign up that made it look like it was an art gallery, it says “Peeling Paint on Moss Growth” and the description plus the price of $2,000.  Too funny!
  • My attempt at my first bundt cake from a new favorite cookbook!  (It turned out alright, but I attribute it to the recipe because it was a “healthy” version of a bundt cake)
  • The sun immediately made us want to barbecue so we went over to my brother in law’s house for a barbecue feast including these adorable and delish sliders that my husband made. 
  • Going out for tapas is one of my favorite things to do with friends and got so much food at Cicchetti it was ridiculous.  I’m always a sucker for flatbread and dips!  To be specific: A trio of dips with home made flatbread: walnut-pomegranate muhamarrah, feta yogurt with mint, white bean purée with bottarga
  • And on another beautiful (but particularly stressful) day, a margarita was a much needed way to relax for the night. 
  • My mom’s Chanel collection is seriously amazing.  I raided her closet to “borrow” a few and this pink classic caviar bag was on the top of my list.  It’s one of those that bags that any girly girl will fully appreciate and Chanel does not make this pink any longer which makes it that much more special.  
  • I think you know that I love my YSL Arty Ring and I fell in love with the Arty Too Ring so I had to order it.  It’s even more gorgeous in person!  
  • Even though the sun has started to come out, the wind is still quite strong,  so I’ve discovered that wearing my Rachel Zoe faux fur vest over a blazer is a good combo for this weather.  (Worn with my vintage Chanel flap, a bracelet from my husband and the watch is from my parents)

  • A new bag!  The Miu Miu bow bag has been on my lust list for YEARS!  I’ve looked at it so many times but didn’t pull the trigger until Miu Miu launched their e-commerce store and this little bag (the color is called “smoky gray”) happily came to live with me 🙂
  • In the photo with the polka dot skirt (from Zara!) I’m wearing my new Miu Miu pumps which I love love love! Surprisingly I did not have a pair of leather platform black pumps and these filled that void.
  • I came home to find a package from Goody, full of new hair goodies!  I am seriously loving the reversible barrettes they sent me.  I like to use them to hold back my unruly bangs (you’ll see them in an upcoming post) and I’m super excited about the Spin Pin MINI’s!  I know that everyone loves the Spin Pin which worked fine for me when my hair was longer but it kinda sticks out of my hair at this shorter length so the minis are perfect!  
  • For my nails of the week, I went with Zoya Kieko and Breezi from their new Summertime Collection.  I love all the colors from this collection! 


Phew!  That was a long recap!  I had too many fun things to share this time! 🙂

All photos were taken by me on my iPhone 4.  No photo apps were used but some processing was done in Photoshop.  Layouts were also done in Photoshop.

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  • Lainey
    May 5, 2011 at 12:11 pm

    I have that butterfly top from Zara too! I love their stuff!


  • Deinha Rocha
    May 5, 2011 at 12:16 pm

    I girl! I just love the pumps!


  • Mindy♥
    May 5, 2011 at 1:27 pm

    Ahh loving all the pictures! 🙂 and congrats on your Miu Miu bow bag! I love the color.

  • Twenty.Something
    May 5, 2011 at 1:31 pm

    Love all the pictures! Looks like such a fun time!! Ahh that Arty ring is AMAZING! Super jealous.


  • mylilobsessions
    May 5, 2011 at 1:48 pm

    Love this post! I find it so endearing 🙂

  • Pauline
    May 5, 2011 at 1:59 pm

    Oh my gosh all the cute things, I can't take it!! I die die die for the pink Chanel, what a stylish Mum you have! Love posts like these! xo

  • Sammie
    May 5, 2011 at 2:23 pm

    I love miu miu's bow bag! I was debating between the smoky gray or light gray. The bag looks great on you 🙂

  • Bee29
    May 5, 2011 at 2:32 pm

    Beautiful photos! Love everything, especially the Chanel bag. Too bad they don't make it anymore, they should, the color is amazing. Miu Miu bag looks great! Is it heavy on it's own? I'm a sucker for large bags, but some are heavy to begin with, which makes it tough to carry around.
    P.S. You should come to NYC to shop, there is Zara on every corner lol

  • Maja
    May 5, 2011 at 2:39 pm

    The MiuMiu-Bag is amazing, I've looked at it so many times but unfortunately it's just too expensive 😀 Congrats to the purchase 🙂

  • CessOviedo
    May 5, 2011 at 2:55 pm

    Looks like you did amazing purchases at Zara! Too bad there's none in Seattle lucky for me there's one 30 minutes drive my house, one of my favorite stores! Big swoons when I saw that pink Chanel, just love it!

    Cess O. <3
    The Outfit Diaries

  • Christina
    May 5, 2011 at 2:57 pm

    Charming photos per usual. I love the colors from Zara.

  • Kwisto
    May 5, 2011 at 3:13 pm

    Wow these are some great pictures! Did you use an app for the pictures you took in SF? I bought some of the apps you suggested in another post and use them all the time! If you ever come back to SF you have to try Blue Bottle's New Orleans Ice Coffee if you haven't tried it yet! Lastly congrats on the new Miu Miu bag. That's also been on my lust list for years. It so so so beautiful and totally matches you!

  • AubreyOhDang!
    May 5, 2011 at 4:05 pm

    I love the dachshund bookends!!! Adorable!!!!

  • Laura J
    May 5, 2011 at 4:08 pm

    Love these pics- it really makes me want to go back to SF desperately! Next time you go back you should try TARTINE in the Mission. They have an amazing ham/cheese croissant- right on par with Paris! I have been lusting for that bow bag for years too- people are seriously sick of hearing about it!
    Happy Thursday!

  • Annie
    May 5, 2011 at 4:17 pm

    you were at my hometown!! we should've met up!

  • DiamondsandTulle
    May 5, 2011 at 4:30 pm

    What a great re-cap Tiff! I feel like I was there with ya! 🙂 LOVE the ? Love both colorful/printed outfits! 2 – you HAVE to have gotten those bookends? If you ever see a LH chihuahua one you'll have to let me know! The goody spin pin is awesome! I'll have to check out the reversible clips. And your mom's pink Chanel? Sooo lucky! Love your Zoya colors! I just picked up 20 in the exchange so I'm polished out for awhile!

    xx Vivian @ http://diamondsandtulle.blogspot.com

  • Holly
    May 5, 2011 at 5:19 pm

    I'm in love with those Miu Miu pumps! I'm definitely adding them to my wishlist. 🙂

    I noticed something interesting about Miu Miu's e-commerce site….I was able to click the link and see the site page for your bag, but when I tried to go back and search for it, all I could find was the pink version! Do you know what's up with that?

  • Serena
    May 5, 2011 at 6:40 pm

    I love that ring!!! Do you have any pics of it on?

  • marcella
    May 5, 2011 at 6:47 pm

    I love those random pics 🙂

  • Saba
    May 5, 2011 at 7:10 pm

    love the purple and yellow outfit!

  • Lisa
    May 5, 2011 at 7:41 pm

    omgosh seriously dying over your new YSL ring it's SO GORGE!!!

    adore your outfit with the polka dot skirt and your new bow bag!!! LOVE LOVE LOVE!

    i can't get over how lucky you are.. to have a mother that collects chanel. i wish my mom did :p that pink is a beauty!!!

  • alison*elle
    May 5, 2011 at 7:41 pm

    AAAAHHH, love the pics… so many things to comment on! Firstly, I can't believe Seattle doesn't have Zara. Even Vancouver, which always gets things months after Toronto, has two! Secondly, I actually saw some girl with that pink Chanel bag IN a Zara a few days ago and totally followed her around the store to get a closer look at the bag. So much pretty. Thirdly, I am madly in lust with your bow bag!! I want one in mughetto but I really like that grey. Are you finding it to be quite practical?

    xo, alison*elle

    May 5, 2011 at 7:57 pm

    love these pictures!
    very charming =)

  • Meisha.Style
    May 5, 2011 at 9:24 pm

    love the pieces from Zara!

  • Sunshine
    May 5, 2011 at 9:44 pm

    ahhh beautiful pix galore, my eyes went everywhere lol. fav = pink chanel!

  • kaylyn
    May 6, 2011 at 12:54 am

    Pls model with the fun & pretty clothes from zara. Show us!!!

  • Jarucha
    May 6, 2011 at 1:26 am

    Wow, that YSL ring is soooo gorgeous! Its the perfect dark ocean blue stone. I think I like this more than the turqouise/coral YSL ring that a lot of bloggers have. And now, I might just try the Spin pin minis, what is better if you have hair a bit past the shoulders – the regular one or the mini?

  • Richelle
    May 6, 2011 at 8:16 am

    The pictures are beautiful, Tiffany! I feel the same as you do about the Miu Miu bag. I've been stalking it but never pulled the trigger. One of my friends got a black one, you got this grey one and Lisa has the pink. Now you guys are making me consider it even more. Which size is this one?

    The bookends are so adorable! So appropriate for your little doggie guys 🙂


  • Nicole Lisa
    May 6, 2011 at 11:12 am

    I LOVE the butterfly shirt and have it myself too!
    (wearing it here: http://www.blushcode.com/2011/04/baby-butterflies.html)
    And with the sun coming out bbq'ing is definently on the list of things to do as soon as I can.
    <3 Nicole Lisa

  • iamstylish
    May 6, 2011 at 3:35 pm

    @Lainey I think we'll be seeing that top a lot! I love it too!

  • iamstylish
    May 6, 2011 at 3:35 pm

    @Deinha Rocha thanks! they are so comfy too!

  • iamstylish
    May 6, 2011 at 3:36 pm

    @Mindy♥ I had the hardest time deciding which color to get but am happy that I ended up getting this one!

  • iamstylish
    May 6, 2011 at 3:36 pm

    @Twenty.Something I lusted after it from the first day i saw it so I had to get it!

  • iamstylish
    May 6, 2011 at 3:36 pm

    @mylilobsessions aw, thanks 🙂

  • iamstylish
    May 6, 2011 at 3:37 pm

    @Pauline Yes, she's quite stylish 🙂 i get my fashion sense from her!

  • iamstylish
    May 6, 2011 at 3:37 pm

    @Sammie I was SO close to getting the light gray but decided to get the darker one. I do love both though!

  • iamstylish
    May 6, 2011 at 3:38 pm

    @Bee29 It's not too bad. Like it's slightly heavy but with stuff in it, it's definitely heavy. I'm kind of against heavy bags too but this one isn't too bad.

    I've been to NYC several times and I stop at every Zara every time I go there! LOL!

  • iamstylish
    May 6, 2011 at 3:40 pm

    @Maja Yes, it is expensive which is why I couldn't pull the trigger for so long but now that I have it, it's totally worth it! Even though it's a "fun" bag, it's still a classic considering how long it's been around and the leather is fabulous so I think it will last a really long time, if that helps you make the decision to buy it 🙂

  • iamstylish
    May 6, 2011 at 3:40 pm

    @CessOviedo I know! I need one here! I have no idea what Zara has against Seattle! 🙂

  • iamstylish
    May 6, 2011 at 3:41 pm

    @Christina Thanks Christina! Yes, for sure I couldn't resist all the colors at Zara. I wanted to buy more!

  • iamstylish
    May 6, 2011 at 3:42 pm

    @Kwisto No app on these photos. Just straight from the iPhone camera and then I did some editing in Photoshop. I will try the New Orleans Ice Coffee next time! (I will be in SF quite often so will def be back!)

  • iamstylish
    May 6, 2011 at 3:42 pm

    @AubreyOhDang! I know right?! I had to have them!

  • iamstylish
    May 6, 2011 at 3:43 pm

    @Laura J OOH! I've heard of Tartine but have yet to make it there. Definitely on the list for next time.

    I'm the same! My husband got sick of me talking about the bow bag so he said "GET IT!" haha!

  • iamstylish
    May 6, 2011 at 3:43 pm

    @Annie Next time Annie! Definitely!

  • iamstylish
    May 6, 2011 at 3:45 pm

    @DiamondsandTulle 20 polishes?! haha! love it! That's like me, I order so many at a time so I had to hold off on the polish exchange.

  • iamstylish
    May 6, 2011 at 3:48 pm

    @Holly Oh, the same thing happened to me! I went on the Miu Miu site at least 5 times before I even noticed that there are those up and down arrows to scroll down to see the other colors. The gray is at the bottom so you gotta click on those arrows to see the other colors. Too funny but it's not very noticeable on the site. I'm glad I'm not the only one that didn't see it!

  • Aly ~ Cooking In Stilettos
    May 6, 2011 at 7:34 pm

    The photos are phenom. I adore Candice Kumai and her book Pretty Delicious is pretty daggone good. Plus the photography – it's one of the best shot books that I've seen lately. I haven't tried the bundt recipe yet but the recipes I have done have turned out pretty fab.

    The ring is gorgeous. You have got me coveting the YSL rings. You know YSL is on RueLaLa tomorrow, right?

  • kimmie
    May 6, 2011 at 7:56 pm

    Oooh! I didn't know Goody had mini spin pins! 🙂 How exciting 🙂

    And I totally agree, we need a Zara here in Seattle!

  • Make Mommy Chic
    May 6, 2011 at 9:00 pm

    Hey Tiffany- thanks so much for all of that eye porn. It was awesome, especially the ones with the Chanel and miu miu bags. Just gorgeous, like you! Have a great weekend!

    May 7, 2011 at 3:46 am

    Wonderful photos!! especially the one with the frame and the cityscape in the backdrop!! LOVE!

    And hmmm yummy~ la boulange was my favorite brunch place in san fran!! Their pastries __ delish!

  • theeclecticlife
    May 9, 2011 at 7:05 pm

    So jealous! I've never been to Seattle but it's definitely on my list of places to visit. Your bundt cake looks perfect!