The Fifth Decade: still blossoming

Like these warm October days, with summer flowers still verdant and vivid, I think the fifth decade is a surprisingly good one. Despite my age, or perhaps because of it,  I feel like I am blossoming; growing and reaching towards something bright. The fifth decade of my life has been good to me. Follow my … Continue reading The Fifth Decade: still blossoming

Why Good Accessories Matter !!

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! 🙂

Bomber Jacket / Florals/ Skinny Jeans

Hubby and I took our wonderful daughter out to eat. As per usual, she choose the restaurant. She always chooses well.  Waiting for our table, I decided to use the faux phone. Maybe we can call it an "alternative" phone? I have not seen a phone like this for quite a while.HELLO, PATCH ME THROUGH … Continue reading Bomber Jacket / Florals/ Skinny Jeans

Metallic Pleats & Pups!

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!

Its Beginning to..

YES, IT IS! ITS BEGINING  TO LOOK A LOT LIKE CHRISTMAS. EVEN BETTER , SINCE I ATTENDED THE #NYWIFT LUNCHEON, MY SPIRITS HAVE BEEN LIFTED.  BEAUTIFUL HOLIDAY LIGHTS HAVE ME FEELING ALMOST JOLLY.  THIS HOLIDAY PHOTO OF ME IS 3 YEARS AGO, AND I AM SORRY FOR RECYCLING IT, BUT IT REPRESENTS A BIT HOW I … Continue reading Its Beginning to..

#TBT 3 Decembers

For Throw Back Thursday I wanted to share 3 December shots from different years. It has been so warm here, and so rainy , I thought this would be a good way to add some winter style. Below I am wearing a mohair, furry coat from Proenza Schouler, bought second hand in Sag Harbor, NY. I … Continue reading #TBT 3 Decembers

The Bomber and Gucci Styling

Happy Friday loves, we made it!It has been a crazy busy, intense time for me here in NYC. Perhaps for you as well.? As the political ambiance fades into the surreal,  I am struck with the need to organize, - can you relate?- and to distract. So I have been dressing up and seeing friends, gazing … Continue reading The Bomber and Gucci Styling

Dichotomy: Pleated Plaid: Romantic Floral

HELLO! I hope you are having a wonderful week. I had photos taken indoors one day last week as it was so windy. The indoor lighting was tricky,  -which means the shadows did mean things to my face- and I almost didn't post this, but the last photo is something I think you will want … Continue reading Dichotomy: Pleated Plaid: Romantic Floral

On The Beach with Bfloral

I was thrilled to get an invitation to Bfloral created a lavish, flower filled party that was such fun to attend, and so beautiful to partake in. Bronwen Smith is a talented lady, and her lavish attention to detail, as founder and lead designer of Bfloral, is splendidly evident.  You will be wowed by her … Continue reading On The Beach with Bfloral

Tropical Prints All Around

Hello lovely friends. I hope this week has winded down to a quiet rush of excitement for a relaxing getaway, wherever that might take you, even if it is a cozy nook in your own home.  I wanted to share my tropical print dress, that I wore to the Hamptons, last weekend,  for dinner. The … Continue reading Tropical Prints All Around