Gifts For The Frequent Flyer – Worth Repeating

From the archives.  I find traveling to be less stressful when I’m organized and efficient with what I pack. As I’ve mentioned in previous posts, I’m usually all carry-on, so every item is well considered. If

Easy Summer Style

The sales are still going strong and there are lots of great pieces to grab before they’re gone. I think when summer heats up, I’d be happy to have this white dress on hand. It

Pretty And Pale

  SALT. sunglasses, Caravana cover-up, Marysia swimsuit, Eric Javits hat, Beek sandals Kicking off Memorial Day weekend has me thinking about summer and warmer days ahead. I’m loving this super pale palette of beach classics. It’s a

It’s The Little Details That Keep Classic Pieces Fresh

I’m forever hunting down classic pieces that feel new without looking trendy. The details, some subtle, others bold, are what make them fresh. A higher waist, longer length, or fuller sleeve are what I’ve got my

A Few Current Favorites

  A few of my current favorite pieces and something new: I’ve fallen in love with the gray pony hair ATP slides I posted on Instagram the other day. They are so comfortable I think I’d

Top It Off

There’s so much to love about this Marni top, the eye-catching print and the flattering cut for starters, but it also falls into the winner category for its wearability both casually or polished. No matter how it’s

Updating A Few Essentials

You know when you go to wear a favorite piece in your closet and put it on and it just doesn’t work anymore…a skirt that’s too short, a sweater or tee that’s lost its shape, or

Poolside Pastels

WHAT TO PACK… I usually gravitate towards black and white with a pop of color for poolside or beachwear, but this season, I have my eye on a softer palette. I still love white as the

White Jeans, Right Now

I don’t hold fast to the rule of a specific season and appropriate days to wear white. Especially when it comes to jeans. I love wearing them year round. They look so good with traditional

A Khaki Trench – The Forever Piece

Once again, the trusty trench coat not only comes in handy with these torrential downpours we’ve had lately, but also offers endless opportunities to look super chic. Tossed on over anything, and instantly I feel pulled

Pieces To Dress Up Or Down

A modern approach to dressing for festive gatherings is incorporating pieces that are special enough to stand out but still versatile enough to dress down. I would just as quickly toss on these leopard sandals with a pair

A Week Of Denim – Day Seven

For the final outfit in my week of denim series, I thought I’d dress it up a bit. A tailored velvet blazer is high on my shopping list and would be the perfect topper to not only

A Week Of Denim – Day Six

Hiking boots are the boot to have right now and I’m not passing up on the opportunity to nab a pair when there are so many to choose from this season. Personally, I’m into a lug

A Week Of Denim – Day Five

A great piece of the season is the long cardigan. They’ve been around for years but look really good right now. Many designers have figured out the right shape in the right yarn guaranteeing the

A Week Of Denim – Day Four

  The denim on denim combo can work with any color accessories, but I like it best with black for a sharp contrast. A pop of color in a tote keeps it interesting. Pairing with

A Week Of Denim – Day Three

One of my favorite color combinations is khaki with grey so this outfit is easy for me. I have a number of pieces in these colors so mixing them up in various ways is right up there

A Week Of Denim – Day Two

Since so much of my wardrobe revolves around denim, I thought I’d do several posts this week on styling the same pair in different ways. This is pretty much how I dress – rotating my favorite

It’s Almost Sweater Weather – A Week Of Denim: Day One

Even the slightest dip in temperature has me relishing the idea of sweater weather. The day may start off with a morning chill in the air, worthy of a cozy knit, but I’m well aware

This Month…Wardrobe Building

Every now and then, when I think I have my closet essentials under control, I take a look and they’re just not right. It’s the tiniest tweaks that add a fresh element and keep the classics

A Fresh Crop Of Elevated Basics

A few pieces that caught my eye this week that would add an updated dimension to my wardrobe: A pared back black leather jacket, a fresh white tee shirt with slightly distressed edges, classic straight jeans, velvet mary jane flats, and a

This Month…

This month, my mind is on dresses. I would like to find a couple to get me through upcoming graduations then other casual events down the road. I want the dress to have the flexibility to be

Spring Picks

These are the pieces that caught my eye this week and would add a much needed spring kick to my wardrobe. Thinking layers and versatility which each item has in spades. As I’m circling around the

This Month…Wear Now, Wear Later

March is the official month to start transitioning from winter to spring clothing. It also falls right in the midst of Fall ’16 fashion week, where the new collections tease at what’s ahead. Whenever there is a big seasonal

Items Worth Considering No. 14

I’ve had my eye on several of these pieces in some variation for awhile. I think they all pass the test of adding a certain stylish flair to many of the classic pieces I, and probably

An Updated Classic

I’ve looked for a good navy peacoat the last few seasons. One that’s not too boxy or stiff and long enough to hit just below my hips. I never committed to any mostly because the fabric

A Few Essentials I’ll Update

Little tweaks, to what I consider essentials, make all the difference in the world in giving a wardrobe a seasonal boost. Those essentials for me are my everyday run-around gear consisting of jeans, comfortable shoes, simple

Travel In Style

WHAT TO WEAR / WHAT TO PACK… I like the soft beige, almost blush, hue in a lot of the spring collections, especially for travel. Rather than resort to all black and denim, my usual

Items Worth Considering No.9

A few spring items that are on my mind this week… LOVE this A.P.C. navy cotton-weave coat! The perfect topper for breezy days and a great weight for California. The rounded lapels give it a softness

Pretty Little Things

If you’re unsure about the large single earring trend, the small, mismatched look may be a better option. With a focus on versatility and personalization, the wearer has numerous styling options.  Single, mismatched, clustered or paired, there is

Items Worth Considering No. 5

  For this week’s Items Worth Considering, I’m re-looking at some of the pieces I’ve had my eye on this fall that would be great additions for years to come. I’ve loved this SPORTMAX dress since I first

Items Worth Considering

Items Worth Considering…a round-up of pieces that’ve caught my eye and ways to wear them. I like to get mileage out of the things in my closet, so I consider the wearability options on something before I purchase

Perfect Pieces for Day or Night

It’s always nice to invest in pieces that will give you bang for your buck. I like these multi-taskers for their ease in taking you from day to night and work to weekend. Swap the sandals

Easing into Fall

It has been record breaking hot this past week which makes it difficult getting dressed  when I’m no longer in the mood for summer. Fortunately, we will get a little break in a few days (fingers

Tried and True

  On my shopping list for fall…freshening up the tried and true pieces that never fail… EQUIPMENT Silk Blouse RAY-BAN Aviator Sunglasses KEVIN AUCOIN Eye Shadow Duo MAISON MARTIN MARGIELA Signet Ring ANN DEXTER-JONES I.D. Bracelet MARC

Vintage Finds

You never know what you’ll stumble upon when browsing Pinterest. That’s what I love about it. You find things you weren’t even looking for…like these cuffs. Vintage Yves Saint Laurent organic, sculptural cuffs that are

Fashion Notes in Black and White

Black and white are the anchors for any stylish wardrobe for good reason. Easily transitional from day to night and season to season, they are most often the go-to colors when putting together an outfit.
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