Do you feel the words chic and comfy are mutually exclusive? It’s so often the case, but it doesn’t have to be. Take this look from Chico’s. The minute I slipped into these pants I said, “Aaaahhhh.” They felt so much like wearing the softest pajamas. You almost feel like you’e getting away with something… Read More Reconciling Chic and Comfy
Need an alternative to the LBD? Why not a Little Burgundy Dress? It’s a nice departure from the expected and every bit as chic, especially when you add this luxe wrap. What an elegant ensemble! I’m wearing a size XS. I’m not extra tiny, but the dress runs a bit big. I love this combination… Read More LBD (Little Burgundy Dress)
We always think of flowers in spring, but what about fall? It turns out the transition isn’t tough with the right colors. There is a unique depth to fall florals as a result of the colors involved. Find florals from which you can pull the rich colors of fall, such as mustard, rust, plum and… Read More Fall Florals
It’s sweater weather! Okay, not here in the Southwest, but a girl can dream, especially because I know cooler weather is coming soon. 🙂 A little wrap like this cute number from Chico’s placates my desire for sweaters without smothering me in too-warm layers. don’t you love the unusual way it wraps? I’m such a… Read More Sweater Weather (Sort of)
What do you think of embellished jeans? Aren’t they fun? If variety is the spice of life, you’ll find a smorgasbord of flavor with the options available. From fringe to jewels to fabric patches, I’m constantly amazed by the styles I find. I hope you don’t let age limit you – most embellised styles are… Read More I May Have Embellished
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
What do you think about animal prints? Would you wear leopard after 50? I’ve liked leopard accessories, but I haven’t thought about wearing it as a major piece. Then my sister-in-law, Laura, wore the cutest leopard cropped pants one day and I was on a mission to find a pair. She’d bought hers a year… Read More Would You Wear Leopard After 50?
I’m still milking this shirt for all its got. It’s such a great fall transition piece! Almost everything goes with jeans, so no surprise this cute top does as well. With a great color like Olive (even though J.Jill calls it Arugula) I can look like fall while it still feels like summer. How are you… Read More More Olive
Fall Look There’s nothing like a casual weekend after an overloaded week. Put on a comfortable pair of leggings and a shirt and you’re good to go. It’s a great way to look pulled together with virtually zero effort. More than most looks where I’ve changed out the shoes to give you a different mood,… Read More Fall Look Two Ways and Random Thoughts
Still Wearing White What do you think about wearing white after Labor Day? It’s not an earth-shattering question, but it’s funny how certain fashion “rules” find their way into our lives. I think this “rule” had more to do with shoes than anything else. I remember my white patent leather Mary Janes going into retirement… Read More Do You Wear White After Labor Day?