I am getting engaged ! No, I do not await a big rock, or a swooning fiancé. I did that 34 years ago. I am getting engaged with my readers. With you, dear readers. Today I hope to tell you more about myself. I am a sincere person, and I have learned a lot in these… Read More Getting Engaged with YOU, my readers!
SPRING IS HERE AND IT IS TIME TO UP YOUR DENIM GAME! WITH TEMPS FINALLY RISING, LETS EMBRACE SOME COLOR AND NOVELTY WITH EMBELLISHED JEANS AND STRIPES. Up your denim game! Add embroidery, lace, fringe, OR all three – as shown below! Denim jeans by We the People Here, Stripe blouse in orange, similar here… Read More Up Your Denim Game : Lace Trim Jeans
Slow fashion has enduring quality. Over time, slow fashion looks better. Over time, slow fashion and high quality deliver. An example- an 11 year old dress. My dress is not trendy. It is silk charmeuse that flows like silky water over my form. It is not the “one shoulder dress” that is currently on trend… Read More Slow Fashion: A Nuanced Approach to Wardrobe Building
Wearing a wool camel coat and not fading into the landscape requires some good accessories. As the flurries fell, I stayed warm with cozy and colorful accesories. Heavily layered, I welcomed the chill and the first snowflakes of the season. Good accessories I have! My multi colored blanket scarf was just as warm as its namesake.… Read More The Wool Camel Coat / Accessorize With Color
Thank you to my bevy of friends, on-line and IRL who supported me when my pet passed away. This was a tough week, and I know many of you have experienced similar losses. Pet euthanasia is always a difficult choice. My adult children live on their now, so when my pet passed away, hubby and I… Read More Loss and Moving on after Pet Euthanasia
Hello loves and happy Tuesday ! Today I am featuring a tiered, silk skirt that I paired with a pleather and fleece sweatshirt, and my super comfy Geox trainers. This photo shoot was a few days ago and the temps were in the mid to high 70s. It was warm out! The fan was a… Read More Sneakers and a Silk Skirt for #Hotautumn
I am an independent blogger as you know. This year I thought long and hard about which shows I wanted to attend and cover. ( Yes, belatedly still more to come) When I was invited to the dapperQ production featuring gender fluid style, with seven designers , I thought, YES!
This show was one of the most diverse runway shows ever, and on my blog, as in my life, I value inclusiveness.
I value that each of us feels comfortable in his or her skin, irrespective of sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, gender, and skin color. xoxo, Elle
Today I am featuring a female owned company that is also an award winning company called Glancez, You know I love to support small, and female owned business , and this company delivers beautiful styles, at fair prices,. SO this is an EASY choice to shop! Vote with your dollars, shop small and shop well!
A FEW WEEKS AGO, RIGHT AFTER THE BLISTERING COLD WEEK OF FASHION WEEK, HUBBY AND I WENT TO MARYLAND TO SEE HIS FOLKS. WE SPENT THE BETTER PART OF THE AFTERNOON AT THEIR COUNTRY CLUB, HAVING LUNCH, AND WALKING OUTSIDE. I TOOK SOME NICE FAMILY PHOTOS. IT WAS BRILLIANT OUT AND WARM. WE TOOK SOME… Read More Warm Days in Denim
Hello Friends! It has been windy here. The sky is throwing us some current and the political arena is too; the winds of change are in the air. So I dress In a mixed up, Mash Up and I won’t apologize for it. Traditional tartan is mixed with a nod to military, and then worn… Read More Wind/ Plaid/ Bows