Shot on the streets of Manhattan, I am wearing an eclectic look defines my style: colorful, creative, and anti-formulaic. I own it. But the best part of the shoot, was when a passerby saw my friend shooting this look, and offered to shoot us together. New Yorkers Rock! I witness, and practice, kindness everyday. That's my style, too. First and Foremost!
In this post I encourage what Refinery29 calls "bag twinning". It is a style habit of mine for almost 30 years, Wear two bags at a time, keeping one close . This small bag, Chanel, in my case, is what holds my credit cards, and keys- the essentials. Other items go in the larger bag. Never fumble for keys in the abyss of a large bag again. You can also avoid pickpocketing, and now can feel good about buying a few more bags! 🙂
Hello loves. Happily we are mid-weeK!I hope your week has been sunny in every way possible. I am sharing a moodboard. It is a little of everything, most of it recent. I have really been enjoying your comments, lately, it makes blogging a very rich experience. Thank YOU! … Continue reading Moodboard- A little bit of Recently
Happy Spring! It is warm on this spring day, but there is still dirty walls of snow. I am grateful for them though. I tripped over a bit of an uneven city street. and started to fall, propelling forward. I caught myself on a wall of snow, and no harm done. There is always a … Continue reading Butterflies <3 Stripes
LATELY, I FIND THAT I CELEBRATE MORE. I LET NO GOOD MOMENT GO BUY UNNOTICED, AND UNAPPRECIATED. AS THE WORLD FEELS LESS STABLE TO ME, I FEEL INCLINED TO BE AS POSITIVE AS I CAN, EVEN TAKING THE TIME TO CELEBRATE MY HALF BIRTHDAY, A QUIET ONE AT HOME. I ATE HALF A CUPCAKE! HOW … Continue reading 1/2 Birthday, Full Celebration- #Empowered Aging
NYFW arrived to an unwelcoming New York, with the city snowy and windy, and gusts up to 45 miles per hour. I only went just a few, but I loved going. I can't wait to see the photos Daevid took, so many I have go buy a storage device to upload them all. So lots of … Continue reading Whirlwind Weeks/ #NYFW / Downtime
IT IS ALMOST HERE, AND FOR THOSE OF YOU WHO CELEBRATE BY BUYING GIFTS, AND MAYBE ENJOY A ROMANTIC DINNER, I HAVE PUT TOGETHER SOME SUGGESTIONS FOR VALENTINE'S GIFTS THAT ARE SURE TO PLEASE, AND ARE FROM SMALL RETAILERS.. Make the HOLIDAY sweeter by supporting small SMALL BUSINESSES. Choose something thoughtful, it does not have … Continue reading #Valentines Gifts Tips- Don’t forget the Romance !
So Mother Nature has been particularly mercurial ! Can you blame her? This day started for me in the early afternoon, at 64 degrees! I wore my Trump - nothing to do with Donald- L'oiel coat as a light layer. Later in the day, I added my furry scarf and hat, because the temps took such a nose-dive! And … Continue reading 64 to 19. What a difference a day makes.
LAST WEEK WE HAD SNOW, AND I WENT TO MY SISTER'S HOUSE TO CELEBRATE GRADUATIONS , A BELATED NEW YEAR, AND MANY BIRTHDAYS! MY CHILDREN, AND MY NIECES AND NEPHEW'S - SAVE ONE- , WERE THERE, AND ALL OF OUR DOGS. I WAS HAPPY TO SEE ALL OF THEM ! MANY OF THEM WERE TRAVELING OVER … Continue reading Metallic Pleats & Pups!
It was still fashion week. I saw many inspirational shows; I felt fortunate for the opportunity to see such beauty in "Real Time". But this was an event that focused on education, and the streets were full of security forces. My high heels seem symbolic;Careful Where you walk: Tread Lightly As I walked to the … Continue reading Careful: Life in #NYC can be Tricky