Floral Frenzy

The Crystal Press Urban Outfitters


The other day, Catherine shared her post in partnership with Urban Outfitters and I am so excited to share mine with you today! Where Catherine stuck to our usual black monochrome, I decided to step a little outside the box with this white floral midi number!  Continue reading “Floral Frenzy”


Unconventional Wedding Attire

Most of the weddings I have attended in recent years happened to be ones where I was a bridesmaid. This meant that my get-up was chosen for me, or in collaboration with the bride, and I did not have to worry about that decision in the least!  When my cousin Caitlin’s wedding rolled around last week, however, I was excited to try something new.  I found these amazing pants at Zara while Catherine and I were in New York and knew instantly that I had to do something really cool with them.

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Sup Spring?

Nothing like saying ‘what’s up spring?’ with a trusty all black outfit. I mean, really, what else did you expect? As much as I keep trying to branch out with new pieces (and I really am trying), I always find myself coming back to black basics. It’s just so easy to mix and match my favorite black pieces to create new looks, no matter the season. Yes, I feel very redundant at this point, but alas, that’s about all I’ve got for you guys on this last Friday in March.

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*As seen on The Crystal PressRebecca Minkoff Marie J&D Photo

Gosh, it has seriously been a rainy few weeks here in RVA! Thankfully, the sun came out for a little bit for us to have some photos snapped by our friends at J&D Photography. They are so good at making us look good and I love em for it! Our social media has gotten an overhaul from these awesome pix and we recently got a new snapchat account – ADD US: thecrystal press 🙂

PS. These amazing Ella Moss Chambray Trousers + Rebecca Minkoff Marie Top practically jumped off the rack and spoke to me when I stepped into Monkees of Richmond last week.

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Rebecca Minkoff Marie J&D Photo Marie Top, Rebecca Minkoff c/o Monkees Richmond. Stella Trousers, Ella Moss. Chanel Wallet On A Chain. Heels, Zara (similar). Lafayette Sunnies, Elizabeth & James c/o Ditto (reminder to use our code thecrystalpress to get a month of endless eyewear!)

Friends & Family Sale

There are TWO great Friends & Family Sales going on right now and we have to admit, they are just in time for us to make a few more Spring purchases. With weddings, festivals and events here in #RVA just around the corner, we have our eye on a few fabulous pieces – and most of them won’t break the bank!

Bloomingdale’s 25% off with code FRIENDS is going on through Sunday! AND FREE SHIPPING! Shopbop’s  25% off with code INTHEFAM only until tomorrow at midnight – so you better act fast!

Shopbop + Bloomingdales sale


  1. Eva Ruffle Blouse, For Love & Lemons // 2. Iggy Saddle Bag, DVF //  3. Chelsea Sunnies, Michael Kors // 4. Flutter Sleeve Dress, WAYF  // 5. Mara Booties, IRO // 6. Color Block Cardigan, Echo // 7. Yvette Sandals, Sam Edelman // 8. Dior by Dior, Books with Style // 9. Skinny Jeans, Blank Denim // 10. Maxi Dress, One by Pink Stitch Resort // 11. Frank Belt, B-Low the Belt // 12. Crop Bikini Top, Dreamweaver // 13. Off the Shoulder Top, French Connection // 14. Fur Pom Pom, Adrienne Landau // 15. Espadrille Flats, Kenneth Cole // 16. Wrap Bangle, Alex and Ani.