What a pleasure it was to see Carmen Marc Valvo Bridal for NYFW 2018. The romantic collection included gowns in ivory, pearl and a blush pink color. Embellishments abounded; exquisite lace, appliqués, and many artisanal flourishes. The Carmen Marc Valvo bridal collection has something swoon-worthy for every bride. Scroll down for more gorgeous Bridal Fashion… Read More Carmen Marc Valvo Bridal FWNY 2018 : The Runway
A Valentine’s Day Date To Remember My husband and I enjoyed a Valentine’s Day Date at a cozy restaurant, with flowers and candlelight. We have been happily married for 33 years, so we celebrated in a traditional, if a bit “Hallmark,” sort of way. But if it makes you happy, who cares?! I wore a… Read More Valentine’s Day Date: Romance in a New Age
Malan Breton’s Unique Design Genius at Style Fashion Week New York On February 8th, I had the pleasure to attend Style Fashion Week New York. The luxurious Cipriani was the perfect destination for this venue. International designers showcased their collections amidst a colorful and expansive art market. All photos are mine, with one exception, clearly… Read More Style Fashion Week New York – Malan Breton Shines
A plaid skirt is a subtle pattern for the basis of an outfit. It is fun to mix prints around the plaid. This plaid skirt lent my outfit blues, camels and browns! A great color spring board! I was free to add a floral in navy, green, and pinks. Since this plaid skirt has… Read More Anchoring a Style with a Plaid Skirt!
Today I am wearing my favorite patterned coat. In fact, in this post you will see it styled twice. As always, my outfit is pattern rich and full of textures. I love the coincidence of the racing stripe sweater with the car behind me. The sweater is by Marc Jacobs and was bought at Encore… Read More Patterned Coat / Red Fur Vest/ Warm!
Today is National Wear Red Day, a day that focuses on women’s heart health. I am wearing red today to highlight this issue. National Wear Red day is an important event. I am grateful that my friend Eugenia made me aware of this day. She did a post featuring many bloggers to raise awareness of… Read More National Wear Red Day: #WIW Feature
Emerald Green and Color Combinations Emerald green is an unlikely color to match with taupe, black and blue. Artful color combinations is an essential skill for any fashionista. Below I wear an unlikely mix of taupe–almost olive–cobalt blue and emerald green: Yes from genuine emeralds! Perfecting the art of color combinations requires some out-of-the-box thinking… Read More Blue / OD / Emerald green- Artful Color Combinations
A curated winter coat collection is the most effective style tool , perfect for the cooler months . I love my coats; in faux fur, wool bouclé, tweeds, leopards, plaids and every imaginable combination. If you wear a good coat, your look is instantly elevated. Above a I wear a coral bouclé coat, made in France… Read More Curated Winter Coat Collection/ Coated!
Brr! A tip: Layer a vest over a coat ! The best is a fur-trimmed vest, as it is lightweight and warm. This kind of LAYERING is practical, comfortable and warmer than the more common way to wear it. Puffer coat Similar , embroidered furry boots similar , squared cats-eye glasses Balenciaga , Similar fur-trimmed… Read More City Chill / Winter Layers/ Fur-trimmed Vest
Faux fur jackets, combined with turtlenecks and scarves, are the best weapons against this very cold winter ! Today I am fathering a jacket borrowed from a friend. It is from Zara in Barcelona. I love the thick furry texture. It was very insulating and cozy-warm. I wore it with simple skinnies and black buckled… Read More Faux Fur Jackets for Winter Warmth