Looks

Feeling Casual

Bring on the pom poms! How cute is this sweater? Seriously, cream-colored sweaters are a dime a dozen. When we find one with a little added pizzaz – fabulous! Dressing up casual pants with red sole pumps was a fun departure. Okay, with a pair of heels, “casual” went out the window, but I think… Read More Feeling Casual

Looks

Bring on the Burgundy!

What? Helen’s wearing burgundy? That’s so unexpected! No one who knows me has ever said that! It’s certainly a fall favorite. After black, which occupies a huge swath of my closet, burgundy has the strongest presence. And as comfortable as these Calvin Klein separates are, they’ll be items you reach for over and over again!… Read More Bring on the Burgundy!

Lifestyle, Looks

Checkered Past

Many midlife women seem to have given up on their dreams, and haven’t chosen to set new ones, because their checkered past is such an anchor. I’m not talking about an illegal or immoral history, but a history of undervaluing ourselves is just short of criminal. … Read More Checkered Past

Looks

Squared Away

You already know this, but layers are key when the weather is unpredictable. A sweater or jacket you can quickly put on or take off to suit the temperature makes life so much more comfortable. I love the tailored look of this Calvin Klein cardigan. The clever side vents allow this long-line to move with… Read More Squared Away