Summer Ready in Black Floral

Dress • Old Navy | Hat • Nordstrom | Sunglasses • Old Navy | Bag • Nordstrom | Shoes • Rebecca Minkoff, also here, similar here | Earrings • Similar here and here Who says you can’t wear a sundress in your fifties?  Clearly not me!  I’ve found dresses, especially sundresses, are so much more… Read More Summer Ready in Black Floral


Funky Jeans

Top • Nordstrom | Jeans • Gap (on sale!) | Hat • Similar here, high end version here | Tennis Shoes • Converse | Chunky Heels, old • Similar here, here, here, here and here | Sunglasses • Old Navy Don’t you just love the new jeans trends? After flares gave way to straight leg,… Read More Funky Jeans


What to Wear – Four Looks for the Fourth of July 2017

Don’t you love dressing for a holiday? It’s so fun and festive.  I love choosing outfits for special occasions, especially when a color theme rules the day.  One of the most obvious theme holidays in the United States is the celebration of our independence with red, white and blue abounding.  The Fourth of July can… Read More What to Wear – Four Looks for the Fourth of July 2017

Lifestyle, Looks

In Quest of the Perfect Brow: My Microblading Experience

I’ve always had full, dark brows until recently, where I’ve been experiencing the Case of the Missing Brow. What in the world happened?  It would seem eyebrows aren’t immune to the aging process. I’ve gotten tired of penciling them in as part of my morning make-up routine so it seemed like a good time to… Read More In Quest of the Perfect Brow: My Microblading Experience


White Hot

Lace jacket • Dillard’s, others here, here, here and below | Jeans • Ann Taylor, others here and here | Hat • here and here | Shoes (old) • Options here and here How pretty is this lace jacket?  I love the details!  I toyed with different ways to style it and decided an all-white look showed… Read More White Hot


Summer Black and White

Top • Nordstrom | Pants • Peter Nygard Slims | Hat • options here, here, here, here, and here| Bag • Rebecca Minkoff, options here and here | Shoes • VANELi | Sunglasses • Similar here, here, here and here Do you ever go through fashion phases?  Evidently I do.  It appears I’ve really gravitated… Read More Summer Black and White


Fancy Floral

Dress • Dillard’s, similar here, here and below | I also linked a couple of tops here and here that could be worn over a black skirt for a similar effect. | Statement Necklace options here and here | Evening Bag options here, here and here | Shoes • Christian Louboutin  (also here and here) I’ve been looking for special occasion dresses for summer and… Read More Fancy Floral


Navy Peplum

Top • Sold out. I’ve linked several options here, here, here and below. | Jeans • Ann Taylor.  Other options here, here, here, and here  | Shoes • VANELi | Sunglasses • Ann Taylor. Other options here and below Surprise! White jeans! I know, completely unexpected. Honestly though, if there is a more versatile article of clothing for summer,… Read More Navy Peplum


Keeping the Fun in Fashion and Finance

Top •  Dillard’s | Pants •  Ann Taylor | Watch • Michael Kors, similar here | Shoes •  Christian Louboutin , also here | Sunglasses •  Ray-Ban | Earrings •  Swarovski | Lip Pencil •  MAC Ruby Woo | Lipstick •  MAC Ruby Woo or try this matte version Tomorrow I turn 56.  Such a short statement, but for me, loaded with meaning.  I’ve had family members who didn’t make it past 55, including my grandfather.  His death from… Read More Keeping the Fun in Fashion and Finance