• Style and Styling

    Simple Style 2023

    Basics + Punch Happy day, Reader Dearest! Simple Style is tricky. Because simple means something different to everyone. Simple is complex. (I know… Oxymoron or Contradiction in Terms) Usually the simple IS complex when we take a closer look at…

  • Color,  Style and Styling

    Copycat Style: September 2023

    Green Trousers + Purple Top Happy day, Dear Reader! I hope your week has been less pollen-filled than mine! There are not enough allergy eye drops… On the happy side: I’ve been living with my Fall 10X10 which means that…

  • Money & Style,  Wardrobe 101

    Fall/Winter French 5

    Simplify Shopping Happy day, Reader Dear! Every September, once we get past the back-to-school kerfluffle, my mind turns to simplifying. I know I’m not the only one. For many of us, September is as much a fresh start as January.…

  • Capsule Wardrobing,  Travel & Packing

    Fall 10X10 Capsule

    Challenge? Exercise? Activity? Happy day, Reader Dearest! I’m super excited about fall. And fall style! Because fall is my favorite season for dressing. Boots. Jackets. Scarves. Why else am I excited? Because this! OMGoodness. There are nighttime temps in the…

  • Accessories

    Style Obession–Flower Brooches

    Happy day, Reader Dearest! I’m trying to get into the fall spirit. Emphasis on trying. It’s a struggle when the temps are still in the mid to uppper 90’s and nary a leaf has turned. So, rather than swelter in…

  • Capsule Wardrobing,  Color

    Fall 2023 Capsule Wardrobe Inspo

    No Trends Here! Where’s the RED? I’ll wait for winter. Where’s the LEATHER? It’s still too darned hot! Where are the Quiet Luxury/Sophisticated Neutrals? They don’t work for my coloring/personality, but they might be AH-mazing for yours! No, this isn’t…

  • Color,  Wardrobe 101

    Choosing Your Wardrobe Colors

    Happy day, Reader Dearest! Welcome back to another replay post. I’m taking a break and recycling and recombining content. Think of it as a month green blogging! I hope you’ll see something you’d previously overlooked. Or maybe you’ll see something…

  • Style and Styling

    My Favorite Copycats

    Fall/Winter Copycat Review Happy day, Reader Dear! It’s almost that Copycat Style time of the month, but… As this is a month of rest (rest-ish) and reflection as we head into fall, it seemed a good time to look back…