Bold Fashion in Dark Times

Yesterday I wore a bright sweater with “Gucci” vibes, and distressed denim. Today, after reading the headlines, I would not choose to wear color. I would want to wear black. I was at Bloomingdales supposing their efforts to fight breast cancer,  and I bought two items where the proceeds went generously to that cause. I have included a shopping collage, for those of us who want the shopping distraction!

 In dark times, it is helpful to embrace Fashion and Art; to train our eyes, collectively, on the light at the end of the tunnel. I wish you peace, joy, and the bit of light that comes with illumination.

XOXO, Elle

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White Lace Maxi in the Courtyard

THE MAXI DRESS  this season is a versatile staple as well as a fashion statement . Whether in lace, as mine is, as featured, or in a tribal print, floral, or stripe, let this GO ANYWHERE dress- let you do just that!

Add a kimono for a cool second layer, or a hooded cardi for the beach! Style with flip flops, espradrilles, or cool booties for a bit of urban edge.

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Sleeve Treatments: A Trend or a Spin on Classic Dressing?

Exploring and defining the sleeve-treatment trend, we find that this is a classic focus and not necessarily a summer trend. Choose the flutter sleeve, the furry sleeve, the bell sleeve : it is all there to add gorgeous detail. Dressing the shoulder is a forever endeavor, and adding drama with a sleeve detailing is a great styling option.

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City Summer In Photos

Sharing some city shots, mid summer has come and gone. This is my favorite season, and it is coming to a close. First, lets start with the torrents of rain that felt like tropical storms. Now we move to an idyllic day walking through a downtown park. What sort of a style blogger would I… Read More City Summer In Photos