Tag Archives: Palm Beach Lately

Mama Knows Best ~ Steph

30 Jul

Mama Knows Best: Stephanie’s Mother


They always say, “The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree.” In the case of Stephanie’s bohemian, flower-child style, it seems that this theory is quite true.

When Stephanie forwarded me a picture of her mother, Alexandra, on her wedding day to her dad back in the late seventies, her crochet sleeves and gauzy wedding dress looks like something a modern bride could be seen wearing while walking down the aisle. A soon-to-be-bride herself, Stephanie had nothing but praise for her mom’s signature style.

“With my own wedding coming up, I’m finding a lot of inspiration in my parent’s wedding albums. It’s funny how as I’ve gotten older, I’ve learned to relate to my mother in so many new ways—especially when it comes to our similar taste and style.”

To duplicate Stephanie’s mom’s wedding day look, we took a new arrival from one of our favorite brands, Free People. The Slip Away Pullover dress in ivory is perfect with its crochet detailing on the bottom. This gauzy dress is fairly sheer, so we layered it over the Velvet Andi Lace Tank Dress. To pull the outfit together, we added the Gorjana Barrington Belt in Gold and added another touch of gold with the Palm Beach Lately Arrow Necklace.

What does your mom’s wedding album look like? Maybe Rapunzel’s Closet can help you re-create the iconic look just like Stephanie!

Free People Slip Away Pullover: $148.00
Velvet Andi Lace Tank Dress: $150.00
Gorjana Barrington Belt: $58.00
Palm Beach Lately Arrow Necklace: $78.00

Steal This Look ~ Jackie O

22 May

Steal This Look: Oh, Jackie O!

Palm Beach has quite a colorful history. Some of the most interesting tales are from the days when the Kennedy family would vacation on the Island and make appearances all throughout town. Some would argue that the most inspiring of the Kennedy clan was the former First Lady herself, Jackie Kennedy Onassis. We thought it was about time that we did our own little tribute to the timeless fashion icon in this week’s “Steal This Look.”

Though many of us were not around during the days of Jackie frequenting the area, her fashions have been forever documented in countless images of the icon. She was known worldwide for her classic pieces which mixed perfect tailoring, chic lines, and basic color schemes.blog

Our new Joie Norton Pique dress looked like something out of Jackie’s stylebook. Since the dress itself speaks enough through its feminine cut and bright, summertime color, accessories are best kept minimal. We thought the Palm Beach Lately Arrow Necklace was incredibly appropriate, considering that they are hand-made on the Island. We can easily picture a modern-day Jackie sporting this look. Now just add a pair of her signature retro oval frame glasses and you’ll get locals thinking they’re seeing a ghost!

Joie Norton Pique Dress: $248.00
Palm Beach Lately Arrow Necklace: $78.00

Blog We Love ~ The Kitchen Prep

12 Apr


Dianna Muscari blogs about her cooking and antics on The Kitchen Prep. A self-taught cook and baker, Dianna shares with her readers the messes and successes she encounters in the kitchen. Along with her recipes – which range from healthy to hearty to downright decadent – Dianna shares anecdotes about life, marriage, travel, and living in Florida. Her conversational writing style draws you into her kitchen for a meal and a laugh as she navigates through life one recipe at a time.”

The power of social media is constantly surprising us with it’s extensive reach. We can’t tell you exactly how or why we started to follow The Kitchen Prep blog, but we can tell you that her southern charm and mouth-watering pictures had us instantly hooked. You can imagine how excited we were to find out that she lives right in our backyard! We had the pleasure of working with Dianna on the Sip and Shop event that we hosted with Palm Beach Lately and FlyDry last month. While she’s not technically a caterer (coulda fooled us) she agreed to make some delicious bites for our event.

blogCaprese Bites, Savory Brie Bites and Mini Creamsicle Cupcakes complete with little sugar hangers!

We like to stay in fashion with our blogging content but we wanted to highlight our new friend because she is so talented! If you haven’t checked out The Kitchen Prep Blog yet – we recommend you cook with her sometime soon!

Want to see more pictures from our Sip and Shop Event? Check them out on our Facebook Page!

Steal This Look ~ Black and White

10 Apr

Steal This Look: No Gray Area
blogParker Layne Dress ~ $264.00
Palm Beach Lately Arrow Necklace ~ $78.00

Some things just go together. Florida and sunshine. Movies and popcorn. Rapunzel’s Closet and the hottest trends. A classic pairing that never ages is pairing crisp white with a daring black. One of our newest Parker maxi dresses is nailing this timeless style.

As seen on our celebrity inspirations below, the Parker Layne dress’ bold geometric print is offset by the simplistic color palette of ivory and black. The plunging v-neck of the front is mimicked in the back and the dress also features high-cut slits on either side—a fun twist to the lengthy style. blog

Add a bold earring or bracelet and your outfit is complete and fashionable as ever—and there’s no grey area on that subject.

Find the Parker Dress and Palm Beach Lately Necklace at Rapunzel’s Closet!

Decade: The Press

25 Jan

We were so lucky to be included in the Palm Beach Post’s Notables section and Palm Beach Society this past week. We appreciate all the love from our news neighbors on the island!


We’re in good company! Randi and I are surrounded by Beth Beattie and Danielle Norcross of Palm Beach Lately

Page from Palm Beach Society featuring our 10 Year Anniversary Party

One last shot of us because we look so chic! 🙂

Special thanks to Lila Photo for the stunning images seen everywhere!

Want to see more images from the party? Check out our Facebook Album

Decade: The People

17 Jan

You can’t have a fabulous party without fabulous people!
Here are some of our favs from our 10 Year Anniversary Party.

Owner Randi Siegal and Operations Manager Hallie Rosenthal

The Rapunzel Girls

Kim and Scott Goodwin

Laurel and Justin Deutch

 blog Jill Kaplan and Jason Evans

Christin Tucker and Lauren Kukkama from The Luxe Report Blog

Beth Beattie and Danielle Norcross from The Palm Beach Lately Blog

Alyson Seligman from The Average Girls Guide Blog and Lauren Elam

Ashley Cherowitzo and Monica Yoder from Rapunzel’s Closet

Lara Metz, Randi Siegal and Sabrina Kleier Morganstern from HGTV’s Selling New York

Randi Siegal leading the Raffle

Decade: The Details

10 Jan

We’ve taken a little break from our blogging to sip some champagne and celebrate our 10 Year Anniversary – but we’re back with fabulous pictures and memories from our 10 Year fete on December 27, 2012. We had over 100 people come out to toast our 10 Year Anniversary. If you weren’t able to make it, here are some of the little details that we all love so much!
blog Waiter serving the Palm Beach Lately Cocktail

blog Window design created by Palm Beach Lately with Pictures from our past 10 Years

blog Window design created by Palm Beach Lately featuring each of their “Girls”

blog We heart cocktail napkins!

blog The food provided by Buccan, Imoto and Christina’s Catering was not only delicious – but beautifully presented

blog Jennifer Reed from The Sugar Monkey Bakery outdid herself with logo cookies, cake pops, cupcakes and macarons in our signature purple and green.

blog Sloan’s Ice Cream donated 5 yummy flavors, toppings and accoutrements for the event.

blog We wanted a photo booth for fun snaps and it was super fun!

blog Our raffle was a huge success, we raised lots of money to donate to The Society of the Four Arts

Special thanks to the following vendors who donated their time and effort to our event!
Lila Photos (the photogs behind these gorgeous snaps)
Palm Beach Lately
Christina’s Catering
Buccan and Imoto
The Sugar Monkey
Sloan’s Ice Cream
Lulu’s Photo Booth

Decade: Do You Know Rapunzel?

14 Dec


If you haven’t had the opportunity to meet Rapunzel now is your chance!
You’re invited to our 10 Year Anniversary Party!
Don’t forget to RSVP: rapunzel10@ShopRapunzels.com!

For more information contact Rapunzel’s Closet ~ 561.659.5300
Check out our Facebook page here!
Obsessed with Instagram like we are? Find us at ShopRapunzels!

New: Palm Beach Lately Friendship Arrow Collection

13 Dec


We’re very excited to be the only boutique store in Palm Beach carrying the Palm Beach Lately Friendship Arrow Collection! This collaboration between sisters Beth Beattie and Danielle Norcross of the Palm Beach Lately blog and their brother Gregory James  an Island jeweler, is classic and timeless – the epitome of Palm Beach!

“We wanted a modern take on the traditional best friend necklace and thought the arrow was the perfect symbol to show your friend, sister or special someone what they mean to you.”

Two crossed arrows are a Native American symbol of friendship and loyalty.
Keep one for yourself and share one with your bestie.


Friendship Arrow Bracelet


Friendship Arrow Ring

All 3 Pieces are solid brass and retail for $78.

Available for purchase at Rapunzel’s Closet!
326 S. County Road
Palm Beach, FL



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