29 Rooms of inspiration
September 13, 2017

Inspiration is something you can gain by using your five senses and causing you to apply or evaluate how you are or will leave a footprint on the world, your life or relationships. Creativity is visible ambition fueled by the inspiration of retelling HISTORY, bringing enlightenment to YOUR story or shedding knowledge on a relatable impactful topic!

I attended Refinery 29’s 2nd Annual 29 Rooms an interactive art experience. The remarkable event ran from September 8th until September 11th. My take on the experience of the many forms of art displayed was and still is days after in 3 words are: memorable, impactful and MOTIVATING! Why? Well, if you attended you would feel the same sentiments and then some if you did not attend one of two things. 29 rooms will be transporting their talents to L.A. December 7-10 visit http://www.refinery29.com/29rooms/ for more information.

The 29 rooms are curated to allow your inner child to explore, play and live in the moment. The theme of this year was “Turn It Into Art” which encompassed everything from sports, old school traditional spins, music, women’s rights and catharic experiences sprinkled with magic. Madame Gandhi and Jen Mussari created a women empowerment themed room that inspired you to put on inspiring boxing gloves painted with a strong message of ‘The Future is Female.’ As I took out some of my aggression on the boxing bags creating a symphony of sounds. I realized as a female we are making strides however, we still have a ways to go.

Jake Gyllenhaal created a room that allowed you to escape from yourself with deep thought. Stepping away from advanced technology (aside from posting; of course) and really taking it back to the basics. When asked to ‘put on paper whatever is weighing you down, then shred it and feel the power of letting go.’ It did not stop there you actually had the opportunity to shred it MANUALLY. How cool is that!

Juicy Couture added a winter wonderland landscape themed feel in the summer, summertime introducing the Glacé Getaway room. The room had an arctic artsy feel decorated with fake snow as you became a figure within a snowglobe. The Viva La Juicy Glacé fragance was light and floral. I appreciated the sample sized tube as I entered you gained a new customer Juicy; nice touch. 

Cadillac stood out to me not only because it allowed me to have a photoshoot with the open space lol let’s just say I “dared greatly” as the hashtag suggested. Cadillac saw an untapped opening as an established car brand and collaborated with Jason Wu to target an audience in an innovative way. It was a canvas that you added your style to as the display deconstructed the car and, dared you to utilize what existed and what you could not reach or touch.

Overall, it was a great experience that is Chanel Speedy Approved if you have the opportunity to travel for a day trip or you are a local do yourself a favor check it out. It is a super fun way to spend a day or days navigating through rooms of inspiration, motivation and parallel emotions you may have or expressed prior in multiple art forms. Special thanks to Nasdaq for featuring me on their Times Square tower as I was feeling empowered, ambitious and confident and turned it into art incorporating fashion.

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RocksBox is Splashy!
April 22, 2016

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(In the photo: Sophie Harper Multi layered Ball chain, Kendra Scott Magenta Elle earrings and Gorjana carine Gold ring)

Hiii splashy readers!!! (insert frantic wave here) Are you enjoying this beautiful weather or nah? Lol I know, I am as I splash through the town flaunting some of the best accessories to compliment my versatile style. By being a RocksBox IT girl I receive access to rent some of the most stylish jewelry by popular designers. You can too! Have you heard about RocksBox? If not, I am here to tell you that it is well worth the subscription.

Imagine choosing from a variety of jewelry and customizing it to your liking, receiving 3 pieces to wear on loan and returning it as often as you like. Ok now stop imaging and make it happen by going to http://www.rocksbox.com and entering the code: chanelspeedyxoxo.

This code will grant you one month free access to RocksBox crafted by you each 3 unique piece set totaling up to $200. The monthly subscription is only $19 and if you are an accessory Queen or just want to spruce up your wardrobe you don’t have to look any further. RocksBox gives you the opportunity to play with styling yourself whether you like big or small statement pieces.

Personally, I like smaller pieces but within exploring all of the options RocksBox has to offer I went BIG! Check out the 3 RocksBoxs that I have received so far and how I coordinated the jewelry with my outfit in pictures below.

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Rocking my Sophie Harper chain

This Sophie Harper multi layered chain is my favorite thus far. “It looks light but it’s heavy though” it really isn’t heavy I just wanted to quote Drake. This is an overall fun piece to pair with.

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(In this photo: Perry Street Margeaux earrings, Gorjana Joplin layered gold necklace and Loren Hope small Sarra coral cuff)

The Loren Hope cuff stole the show everyone asked who was I wearing and I wasn’t on the red carpet… yet haha.
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Each box comes with an inspirational quote. I like that! Things that make you say yassss!

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(In this picture: Olivia and Grace Lorena earrings in purple chalcedony, Nakamol mixed gunmetal and burgundy wrap bracelet and Sophie Harper layered disc necklace)

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Here is how I paired my first RocksBox I was sold way before I opened the ribbon because I love LOVE love SuRpRiSeS! (Can you tell?) Do yourself a favor get splashy with RocksBox it will be the best $19 you have spent ladies and guys you can gift a special lady in your life. I just solved your Mother’s Day hunt BOOM. I just dropped a gem. (insert fist bump)

That’s my time, until next time stay splashy, dress nicely, do something that makes you happy daily and most importantly don’t forget to smile TODAY!!!

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