2017 food, fashion, beauty and design trends to watch out for

2016 was a great year for the food, fashion, and design industry. Turmeric became the spice everyone wanted to use in their food, off the shoulder tops had a big comeback, the design industry made florals hot again. 2017 is rapidly approaching and I am already looking forward to seeing what’s going to be a popular trend in the new year. Pinterest just released its 2017 Pinterest 100 trends report earlier this month and the list is filled with a few surprises. They developed this list based on the most popular pins saved on Pinterest during 2016. 

2017 Fashion, Food, Design Trends
Here are the top 12 food, fashion, beauty and design trends to watch out for in 2017. 


  1. Food is Medicine- In 2016, foods that were good for your health like turmeric saw a big upswing. Everyone, including myself, wanted to consume this powerful spice because of its known health benefits. The trend of using food as medicine is here to stay.  Look for foods like grapeseed oil, jackfruit, and kimchi to pop up on your favorite restaurant menus, cookbooks, and food blogs in 2017. 
  2. It is all about Cuban Cuisine– The travel ban to Cuba was lifted in 2016 and Americans are starting to travel to this destination again. Cuba will be the place to go in 2017 but it will also have an impact on our culinary cuisine at home. Expect to see Cuban empanadas, ropa vieja, guava inspired desserts on restaurant menus in 2017.   
  3. Brew your own beer at home– The craft beer industry was all the rage in 2016 and local breweries were popping up everywhere. In 2017, people will want to know how to brew their own craft beers at home. So expect to see home brew kits like  this one sold in grocery and liquor stores around the country. 


  1. Camel is the new black– Camel was a popular color this fall for the fashion industry. The color is becoming a staple piece in many people’s closets. This is a trend that is here to stay in 2017. 
  2. Statement sleeves are the new off the shoulder– Cold-shoulder tops were cool while they lasted but expect to see a lot of people wearing bell-bottom sleeves next Spring and Fall like this one.
  3. Men will add scarfs to their accessories collection-I was just at a holiday party and all men wearing plaid scarves with their blazers. I love that this look is becoming a trend. 
  4. Earthy GreensThe Pantone Color of 2017 was just announced and its “Greenery”. This bright neon green color is earthy and refreshing. Based on the spring runways from Fashion Week, we can expect to see a lot of this color in our spring wardrobe. 


  1. Natural hair and beauty will take center stage– 2017 is all about everything natural when its comes to skin care and beauty. I already rock this mantra but I’m excited to see more natural hair and beauty products on the market. 
  2. Micro-blading is the new threading– Microblading started to generate buzz during the latter part of 2016 but it looks like this trend will become popular in 2017. This process takes a few hours so expect to block out some time on your calendar to get this done. Curious to learn how the process works? This video tutorial explains it all. 
  3. It’s all about the Gold-plated nail- Last summer it was all about the round-shaped nail but this summer everyone will be wearing gold plated nails. I like this trend and I definitely might test this out for NYE. 


  1. Chip and Joanna Gains made farmhouse living and reclaimed wood popular again- One of my favorite HGTV shows is Fixer Upper starring Chip and Joanna Gains. I love their farmhouse inspired designs. Their show has made farmhouse living and reclaimed wood popular again. Expect too see more of this style in 2017. 
  2. Jewel tones take a strong note-Jewel tones are expected to dominate the design industry in 2017. Vibrant colors like emerald greens will bring homes to life. 

What trends are you looking forward to seeing in 2017?

Adding Pops of Color to Your Home

Yesterday was the first day of spring! When I think of spring, I think of bright colors, florals, and pastels. Inspired by the recent color focused issues of Better Homes and Gardens and Rue magazine, I thought today would be the perfect day to talk about how to add pops of color to your home! 

1. Brighten Up Your Living Room with Colorful Pillows  and Fresh Flowers


2. Dress up Your Kitchen with New Accessories


3. Dress Up Your Bedroom with New Bedding


4. Create a New Outdoor Oasis


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A few months ago I had the wonderful opportunity of meeting Erin from House of Earnest at the Better Homes and Gardens Workshop I attended in September. We’ve worked on several of the same projects together before but had never met in person until then. A few days before our trip, Erin had just announced she would be launching her new product line, Grandiflora in November. Well today is the day the collection has launched. Congrats Erin! 

If you love home decor, you will definitely adore this collection. It’s filled with everything from the gold confetti tumblers to comfortable throws for the winter. Erin chose items that spoke to her heart and style. Check out a preview of the collection below. 



Grandiflora Home Collection




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Click here to view the rest of the collection

By Jewel Hazelton of Eat.Drink.Shop.Love

Cameron Diaz Manhattan Apartment

Actress Cameron Diaz purchased this Manhattan apartment a few years ago but she finally decided to redecorate the space this year. She hired Designer, Kelly Wearstler to redecorate the space and incorporate her love of old Hollywood glam. Cameron’s apartment is featured in this month’s issue of Elle Decor

I love how she uses touches of  gold in each room. 

Cameron Diaz Manhattan Kitchen

 The kitchen is my favorite space in the home! Emerald and gold always look amazing together. 

Cameron Diaz Manhattan Guest Bath


Cameron Diaz Manhattan Guest Bath


Cameron Diaz Manhattan Guest Bath


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 To view the rest of her New York apartment, check out the article in this month issue of Elle Decor magazine. 

Mirror, Mirror

 This weekend I happened to find the perfect starburst mirror for my bedroom from Marshalls at a great bargain. I’ve been contemplating on where to put it in my bedroom. If it should go next to my bed or above my bed. Here are a few ways to style a mirror in your bedroom. 

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