Capsule Wardrobe

Spring 2019 Capsule Wardrobe Planning

And Lessons Learned from Winter 2018-2019 Happy day, dear reader of mine! Happy March! Hope yours is going swimmingly! Today is the official start of my spring wardrobe capsule. I should have had this better planned, but sometimes life requires living "off the cuff" so to say, and February has been one of those months!… Continue reading Spring 2019 Capsule Wardrobe Planning


What is Value Contrast?

And Why Does It Matter? Happy day, dear reader! Is your week rolling along smartly? This one feels a bit like the Keystone-Cops... Lots of busy-ness, but busy doesn't equal accomplishment. We'll have to see how it all plays out, and whether at week's end anything got done. If nothing else, at least there will… Continue reading What is Value Contrast?

Women's Style

Spring Summer Trends 2019

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


Pulling a Look Together with a Scarf

How to Accessorize? Part 1 Happy day, dear reader! Last week when I posted about packing for my trip to LA, I mentioned that after making my clothing choices, I throw in a handful of accessories because they pack a lot of style wallop in very little suitcase space, but that begs the question "Why… Continue reading Pulling a Look Together with a Scarf

Spirituality & Style

The Modesty Trend

Featured image above from In Support of NOT Letting It All Hang Out… Happy day, dear reader! I hope yours is going swimmingly! In a previous post, I mentioned that off-the-shoulder and cold-shoulder tops are disappearing from the stores as the modesty trend increases in popularity. In terms of fashion, this generally means dresses… Continue reading The Modesty Trend