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Shannon Yoachum

Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth with L’s Cupcake Delivery

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Austin, TX has a new cupcake in town. L’s Cupcake Delivery brings gourmet cupcakes to you! Laura Vinson, owner of L’s, bakes cupcakes that not only look but taste delicious. Making the treats in three sizes: regular, minis and in a jar, these cupcakes are a must have at your next event!

L’s started when Laura realized that her passion for baking cupcakes could turn into a business. She had seen the craze hit some of the bigger cities such as New York and LA, so why not bring this to Austin? Laura was right, Austin needed a chic cupcake delivery. “I envisioned myself as the Tiff Treats of cupcakes!” Having a major sweet tooth herself, Laura started L’s Cupcake Delivery in 2009. Laura’s business plan has been a knock out success, and the past two years growing her company have been amazing.

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These cupcakes are ideal for weddings (one of Laura’s personal favorites). “I love seeing the whole set-up of a wedding come together.” They do tons of baby showers, bridal showers, birthday parties, you name it. Each year L’s even participates at La Dolce Vita Food & Wine Festival. The event includes samples from all of the best restaurants and local wineries and of course the best cupcakes!

“But you don’t need an event to order. We’ll happily deliver a fresh baked dozen to your door just because!”

You may be wondering how to get your hands on some of these decadent “cuppies” for your party or sweet cravings. They are deliver-only; give them a 24 hour notice and fresh baked cupcakes will arrive at your home, office or event!

Call L’s Cupcake Delivery today: 512-689-7566 or visit L’s Cupcake Delivery here and they will happily take your order.

Photos courtesy of L’s Cupcake Delivery.

Trend Alert: Leather, Leather, Leather.

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Attending the Diesel Black Gold fashion show at New York Fashion Week is always a highlight to the trip. From the celebs sitting front row to the raw warehouse where the show is held, inspiration is on full overdrive. To sum the collection up in a few words: black, white, leather, edgy. You may be thinking this sounds a bit masculine but in reality the looks had a sexy vibe to them.

Denim for Every Girl: Hip Chixs

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Fall calls for denim that rocks. Every girl is looking for that perfect pair of jeans that is slimming and well fitting at the same time. Enter Hip Chixs, a line created by two Texas girls who were sorority sisters and best friends at Baylor University. Being obsessed with denim, Aimee and Megan wanted to create a pair of jeans that would fit for every occasion. The duo was looking to make a pair that was breathable, slimming, comfortable yet sexy all at the same time for the ultimate flattering fit. Hip Chixs denim uses angled pockets and curved yoke to make your backside look trim. Need we explain more? Sign us up because we are dying for a pair!

The jeans are lightweight so women can wear them year round in cold or warm weather (yes, perfect for the Texas girl). The fabric has a recovery so that you won’t need to wash them after every wear to keep the fabulous shape. Hip Chixs jeans take less than 5 minutes to go back to their original shape with a fabric that consists of denim sateen to hug in all the right places! Amazing.


So here’s the exciting part! This month Hip Chixs is offering a discount for all the readers! Buy a pair during the month of November and receive 10% off. Let’s go a step further. Buy 2 pairs this month and get 20% off!


Check out Hip Chixs in People Magazine too here!

Calling All Tea Lovers

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To say we are wild about tea is an understatement. One of our favorite things to do after a long day at fashion week is relax with a hot cup of tea while we let our minds go. We like to let our creative juices flow as we take in all the inspirations from the day.

Recently, I have been trying out different blends of loose teas by Teavana. Once you taste loose tea, you won’t go back. Talk about fresh. I really enjoy being able to control how strong my cup of tea will be depending on how I feel. Teavana has changed my outlook tea, and if you are a tea lover you have to give it a try. Take a look at the wide variety of loose teas and blends the company offers here. Find a store near you or order online. Enjoy!


Trend Alert! Faux Leather Leggings

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This season we are wild about faux leather leggings! While it’s still cold outside, make sure you snatch up this item. Styling Tips: Pair a long sleeve top or slouchy sweater with your leggings. Don’t forget to wear some of your favorite pumps to make those legs look even longer. Add a little extra pop with a bold clutch (bright colored or even animal print) and you are ready to go! Perfect for a night out.

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Accessorize with Shira Melody

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Recently, we discovered a new line of accessories to add to our list of favorites. Enter Shira Wasserman, owner of Shira Melody, a spunky Austin jewelry designer who is inspired by vintage pieces. With a past in designing beaded jewelry, Shira started selling her creations to boutiques in Kansas City when she was only 16 years old. “Last summer I took a jewelry metalsmithing class in Austin, and it really got the creative wheels turning!” After sketching ideas that had been floating in her head for years, Shira formed an official business last winter. “I decided to invest my savings into my new jewelry line.” Austin truly was the right place to be since the creative community supports emerging designers.

Her collection is not only inspired from vintage jewels but also interior design colors and styles she loves. “I felt that there was a void in the market for costume jewelry: either items were cheaply made causing them to only last a season, or the collections were well made and overpriced.” Shira ventured to create a jewelry line that was edgy yet feminine at the same time, keeping quality without the insane price tags. The beauty of Shira Melody is you can layer the items with stuff you already own or mix and match within the collection, which is a major trend right now.

Of course we were dying to know who’s her favorite fashion icon. “Coco Chanel. She created the entire concept of fashion jewelry and was so ahead of her time.” We would have to agree!

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Have you fallen in love with the collection too? Take a look here to see more of her designs online, or you can visit Etcetera, Etc. boutique on 2nd Street in Austin, Cotone on Guadalupe or Beehive in Westlake. Additional boutiques outside of Austin are listed here.

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