Mastering Layers for Autumn

Blogger wears Olive Vest

Hello loves.  I am hoping that the end of the week is finding  you well and ready for Friyay! It has been warm here in New York, but finally the cold is due here tomorrow . I get shivers just thinking about it. Today I feature an olive-green vest and a visual how-to for mastering … Continue reading Mastering Layers for Autumn

Meeting New Blogger Friends!

Hello ! Last weekend I went to a blogger's meet up at Chicos in Manhattan, and I met some fabulous ladies! I also discovered why Chico's is such a popular shopping place! Below, I am being playful. Getting a quick photo in while I am also peeking at some sweaters! Chicos was very gracious for … Continue reading Meeting New Blogger Friends!

#NTFW- #WIW & #Streetstyle Vibes

Hello loves! Today, I  am featuring the anatomy of a #NYFW outfit, that represents slow fashion,  and the eclectic mix that is my signature style. Much of it is up-cycled. Also included are some fun shots of the attendees of the shows,  and some colorful street style looks!


Wishing you a happy weekend!

xoxo, Elle

#WIW to the Brooklyn Museum for #NYFW

Today I am featuring #wiw to last weeks DapperQ runway show in the Brooklyn Museum. I wore a sheer sleeved LBD bought from a local boutique . I also carried a second-hand designer bag, where the proceeds go to support battered women. Now more than ever, we should vote with our dollars and #shopsmall and #shoplocal. Thank you so much for reading!

 xoxo, Elle

Whirlwind Weeks/ #NYFW / Downtime

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

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

Downtown with Julia

LAST WEEK ON A WARM DAY, JULIA AND I WENT DOWNTOWN,  BUT WHEREVER JULIA GOES SHE BRINGS HER "UPTOWN" WITH HER!  TO WHIT: Above Julia is wearing a black lace blouse,  with a soft ruffle at the collar by Marc Jacobs- similar here . Over her blouse is a Chanel 3/4  length sleeve jacket in a cream tweed- similar … Continue reading Downtown with Julia

Simply #Fancy

Hello Dear Readers! I hope this week finds you well. The cool weather snapped in, so I snapped back. I went through some recent photos and am featuring Sam and I, at my house, dressed for something happy. Isn't that what Fancy is all about?  Celebration, yes? I always enjoy shoots with Sam. She is … Continue reading Simply #Fancy

Buttoned Up: Fringed , and Floral

Hello, and happy Summer! OK, it is not, but at 80 + degrees today, if sure feels like it. I have been wearing knee length skirts for weeks now, a light jacket, and only boots as a nod to Fall. In the city, the trees are still green, and the flowers are colorful. Normally it … Continue reading Buttoned Up: Fringed , and Floral

Careful: Life in #NYC can be Tricky

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