Benjamin Moore x Pennyweight by Elise Joseph

A peek into my bedroom: I'm slowly settling into my new apartment, and couldn't be happier with the bones of the space. In general, I tend to stick to whites and neutrals, but decided to go more dramatic and moody this time with a black bedroom - the color is Universal Black 2118-10 by Benjamin Moore. I have partnered with them to inspire a life in color, and their 2015 color trend ideas couldn't be more on point. The berry family has actually influenced my entire bedroom - cozy dark walls, crisp white bedding, a soft sage candle and fresh cut flowers with pops of pinks and purples. Dark walls do take some getting used to, but with the balance of bright natural light, sheer curtains, simple decor and subtle color punches, I'm loving the fresh change.

Photography by Chelsea O'Leary for Pennyweight.

Tommy Hilfiger x Pennyweight by Elise Joseph

My style has gotten more and more masculine over the years. There's just something about the mix of femininity with it that makes me feel strong and empowered. I'm loving this Tommy Hilfiger look for the holidays - a sexy black leather legging and classic button up shirt, with a strong blazer made festive in a rich blue velvet. The outfit is enhanced with a cabernet-colored boot (that I will wear with everything), and a long black topcoat that hugs the silhouette in all the right places. It's refreshing to switch it up from my usual cocktail dress to something a bit more unexpected.

I've partnered with Tommy Hilfiger to create this New Year's Eve style, including a Pinterest board where you can find more holiday inspiration. Enter the special Pinterest contest for your chance to win $1000 worth of product! Rules are detailed below. Good luck!

- Become a follower of the official Tommy Hilfiger Pinterest page.
- Create a public board on your Pinterest page titled 'My Tommy Hilfiger NYE.'
- Pin your New Year's Eve inspiration, favorite party looks and at least 3 items from the Men's or Women's collections at, or pin from the Tommy Hilfiger NYE Pinterest board, and include the words 'My Tommy Hilfiger NYE' in the caption of each pin.
- Email with a link to the board, including 'My Tommy Hilfiger NYE' in the subject line with your full name, country of residence and the line 'I agree to the Terms & Conditions' in the body of the email.

Photography by Daniel James for Pennyweight.

Behind-The-Scenes With Elizabeth Suzann by Elise Joseph

What a night we had! I had the best time celebrating, producing and hosting Elizabeth Suzann's first holiday fashion presentation and pop up event last week in Nashville. A huge thank you goes out to everyone for their support, and a special shout-out to Amanda Gros and her incredible hair and makeup team, and to Zachary Gray for the photography. We have very full, happy hearts and cannot wait until the next one!