Not if you Know Before You Go! Happy Day, dear reader! Are you, or is someone you know, still looking for that summer wedding dress? Or for fall? Don't panic. The time is short for summer, but you can still get it done. And done well. I wanted to share this post from last year,… Continue reading Too Late for a Wedding Dress?
Or: Why Curiosity Doesn't Kill the Cat! Happy day, dear reader! Twice a year, I run a trends post about the previous season's shows, and how I might apply those looks to my own ordinary world. I'm not a red carpet woman. I haven't been to a formal affair since my husband retired from the… Continue reading Why Trends Matter
Love 'Em or Leave 'Em? Happy day, dear reader! It's starting to feel like spring around here, and planning my spring capsule should be front of mind, but for some reason this year, it's not. Last spring I did an 80/20 Capsule, based on the Pareto principle, and normally I'd be chomping at the bit… Continue reading Spring Summer Trends 2019
How to Know What's What... Happy day, dear reader! I hope your weather is relaxing from its extremes! The US Midwest has been brutally cold. Australia has been blistering hot. I think most of us are looking forward to the next season for some relief. A new season gets many thinking about shopping, and wondering… Continue reading Classics, Trends, and Fads Redux!
Happy day, reader dear! What are your favorite myths? I could be talking about Greek and Roman myths, or Norse myths, but I suppose that in our context I mean style myths. A bucketload of style myths got a lot of traction a few years ago with multiple lists floating about the interwebs with titles… Continue reading Style Myths
Happy 2019, dear reader! I hope your year is off to a fabulous start! If this is your first visit, Welcome! If you are a regular reader, Welcome back! You have no idea how much you are appreciated! As a student of life, and inveterate observer of human nature, I find New Year's resolutions to… Continue reading Simple Style 2019
Embracing My Style! (A Work Ever in Progress...) Happy New Year's Eve, dear reader! I hope your 2018 was wonderful, and if less than, that at least valuable lessons were learned from the trials! I'm an annoyingly optimistic person, albeit a snarky optimist, who somewhere along the line decided that nothing is a failure if… Continue reading Style Resolutions 2019
Happy last day of 2018, dear reader! Year's end is always a time to look back at the year to see what worked, and what didn't. As a business owner, I have to evaluate how I did with my goals, and what strategies and habits to carry over into the new year. It's a good… Continue reading Favorite Outfits of 2018
Getting the Most from Your Wardrobe Happy day, friend! Welcome to another installment in my Styled for Work and Play series. I started this series after discovering that many people aren't getting the most out of the clothes already in their closets. We get into a styling rut, and wear X for work, and Y… Continue reading Styled for Work and Play: Narrow Trousers
A Look Back at Last Year's Holiday Outfit Inspo Happy day, dear reader! We are coming to the end of November, so to get ready for December, I wanted to take a look back at some of my holiday dressing ideas from last year, and see how I like them this year... If they have… Continue reading Dressing for the Holidays