The all-white room. I’ve always loved the look, and I’ve been intrigued by the way interior designers can make it come to life. The secret with a monochromatic look, especially with white or cream, is texture. You need different fabrics to create visual interest and you really need to find ways to create depth. Without… Read More Texture


Transitional Plaid

Don’t you love mixing business and pleasure? These J.Jill cuffed plaid pants help me with that combination. They look like trousers but feel like your favorite pair of yoga pants. We know how great that can be, especially when you’ve got a long day stretching out before you. I’m thinking office, travel, or a casual… Read More Transitional Plaid

Collaboration, Looks


The Jacket My mom gave me this jacket a while back. Thanks Mom! It’s a great piece, especially since kimono-inspired jackets and wraps are all over style pages. In truth, my jacket is probably more Mandarin-influenced but the overall effect is the same. I guess the longer styles are more kimono-esque, but anything silk or… Read More Kimono-Inspired

Lifestyle, Looks

Do You Still Have Fun?

As my friends and I have gotten older, I’ve noticed more of them are having less fun. What a tragedy! At a time in our lives more of us care a lot less about how others perceive us, why aren’t we acting like it? Where is that footloose and fancy-free attitude? Getting older does not… Read More Do You Still Have Fun?


Feeling Comfy in Tie-Front Pants

What happens when you’re at a loss for words?  It doesn’t happen to me very often, but today is one of those days.  I’ll let these super-comfortable tie-front pants from J.Jill do the talking.  Everything on the J.Jill site in 30% off with code SUMMER18, including the pants and this great lose-weave shirt with a… Read More Feeling Comfy in Tie-Front Pants