A plaid skirt is a subtle pattern for the basis of an outfit. It is fun to mix prints around the plaid. This plaid skirt lent my outfit blues, camels and browns! A great color spring board! I was free to add a floral in navy, green, and pinks. Since this plaid skirt has… Read More Anchoring a Style with a Plaid Skirt!
Faux fur jackets, combined with turtlenecks and scarves, are the best weapons against this very cold winter ! Today I am fathering a jacket borrowed from a friend. It is from Zara in Barcelona. I love the thick furry texture. It was very insulating and cozy-warm. I wore it with simple skinnies and black buckled… Read More Faux Fur Jackets for Winter Warmth
A tip: a red bag helps fight winter blues. True for me, at least. It is so icy and white here is almost opaque. I wear a ladylike, structured bag from Lanzetti. It cheers me a bit, like a delivery of fresh, crimson roses to my doorstep. Well, almost. I added some punch to my… Read More A Red Bag to Fight the Winter Blues
This holiday season was a busy one! The highlight was hubby’s birthday, and I wore an orange lace maxi dress that had a lot of nice detailing. I am not generally a fan of orange, unless it is with brown or navy, but this dress by L’ASTISTE by Amy, won me over. A black tie… Read More Black Tie Holiday / Orange lace Maxi Dress
Last night I went to my husband’s holiday work party. It was set in a lovely restaurant just two blocks from the attempted suicide attack earlier that day. These are anxious times. Coping with fear requires looking past it, which is not the same as ignoring it. I register it, allow myself some grief for… Read More Anxious Times / Focus on Beauty & Friendship
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… Read More Mastering Layers for Autumn
Hi! I enjoyed a blogger’s meet up at Chicos in Manhattan where 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 hosting this spirited group.… Read More Meeting New Blogger Friends!
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!
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!
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… Read More Whirlwind Weeks/ #NYFW / Downtime