Accessories

Balancing Jewelry and Glasses

How Much is Too Much? Happy day, dear reader! Today's post is for my daugther-in-law, Megan. We ran into each other at the bank, and she asked what I was writing about. That's usually her way of hinting that she wants to read about something, like when she wanted some inspiration for ways to style… Continue reading Balancing Jewelry and Glasses

Women's Style

Styled for Work and Play: Red Skirt

AKA: Dress It Up or Down Happy day, dear reader! One of the words clients use most frequently when they describe an ideal wardrobe is versatile. I get it! Almost everyone I talk to wants to do more with less, even if we all define "less" very differently. In other posts I've talked about the… Continue reading Styled for Work and Play: Red Skirt

Travel

5 Things I Always(?) Pack

Or: How to Get Really Versatile Style in a Suitcase Happy day, dear reader! While talking with Mr. CP the other evening, we realized that now that November is here, we are on a runaway train until after the new year. The next six to eight weeks collapse into some kind of bizarre time tunnel… Continue reading 5 Things I Always(?) Pack

Wardrobe 101

Why You Don’t Need a Little Black Dress

Style Heresy! Happy day, dear reader! I have one of the most interesting jobs in the world. No two days are ever the same, which I love! (I understand that stresses lots of people out.) There is one thing I can count on. When I help a woman with a Wardrobe Audit, she will apologize… Continue reading Why You Don’t Need a Little Black Dress

Accessories

Handbag Myths

Happy day, dear reader! If you are new, welcome! If you've been with me a while, welcome back! And if you have been with me a while, you know I love me some leather goods! Shoes, handbags, and leather jackets to name a few. (More on that last one as the weather gets cooler!) Today… Continue reading Handbag Myths

Tips

7 Quick Costumes from Your Closet

Happy day, dear reader! My favorite holiday is coming, so I'm subjecting you to another Halloween post! There are always people who either don't think about a costume until the last minute (I don't understand. In our family, we are thinking about Halloween costumes all year. The hard part is narrowing it down!), or find… Continue reading 7 Quick Costumes from Your Closet

Personality

Why Am I So Dressed Up?

AKA: Why I don't wear jammies to the store. Happy day, dear reader! I hope and pray that your day today is full of only pleasant surprises! I am still surprised by (Although it shouldn't any more...) people asking me, "Why are you so dressed up?" The short answer is: Because it's part of my… Continue reading Why Am I So Dressed Up?

Musings

Halloween Tag

Happy day, dear reader! Fall finally feels "here"! I love cool crisp mornings, and sweaters and boots, and I really love Halloween. It's always been one of my favorite holidays. Even before it became the colossal money making behemoth that it is in modern America. (And spreading around the world...) I was gadding about on… Continue reading Halloween Tag