Nordstrom Layette Dot Chenille Blanket - Layette - Nordstrom.com
While the weather in Southern California has been unseasonably cold these past few weeks, the girls here at the Hive are still gearing up for a sunny Spring season. In fact, we think the perfect way to welcome the warmer weather is to plan a picnic with all our gal pals. And, we happen to have discovered a fantastic blanket for the occasion!Scottish designer Donna Wilson is well known in the U.K. for her knitted home accessories, and she's just added a lovely outdoors piece to the collection. The Nos Da Picnic Blanket (named for a Welsh phrase meaning €œgood night€�) is woven in the traditional English double-cloth method. Offered in a vibrant Kelly green and ivory pattern, the blanket has a waterproof nylon backing to insulate you from cool or damp surfaces. That means no grass stains on those brand new flare jeans you just purchased!Where to Buy - The Future PerfectPrice - $288Who - Melimeli was the first to add the Nos Da Picnic Blanket to the Hive.
This content series post is brought to you by NordstromNo longer does colder weather mean hideous, bulky snow boots! Gone are the days of thick rubber soles and heavy tread. Instead, they've been replaced with stylish boots that don't have to be quickly taken off at the front door or swapped out for your heals when you arrive at the office! In fact, colder weather foot fashion is now something to dress your outfit around and are worth showing off!Without further adieu, our three must-have boots for fall:OTK (Over the Knee) : The more leather the better with these fall staples! Worn over skinny jeans or leggings, these thigh highs are a must for the cold weather. Balance the height out with a flat heel to look stylish and not like a street-walker. OTK=FAB!Try: Franco Sorto 'Tripod' Over the KneeLace-Up Booties: A modern twist on an early 1900's school girl style. These instant classics are perfect when folded over with tweed skirts and jackets, or tied high over leggings with an oversized chunky knit. Class is in session and you're the most stylin'!Try: Elizabeth and James Blue Suede Lace UpsShearling Ankle Boots: Yes, you're shearling jacket should officially be jealous now. Fashion meets function with these cutting edge (and really warm!) fall musts. Comfy, cute and matches everything!Try: Sam Edelman 'Winsford' Bootie For more fall fashion insight and to share your own thoughts on this season's top trends, join the Conversation at Nordstrom.GA_googleAddAttr("Campaign","Nordstrom");