Accessories

Style Myths: Perfect Handbag

Happy day, reader dear! With the advent of a new It Bag each season to season, we hear the word perfect thrown around a lot! It seems odd to me that something "perfect" should change so quickly, but, what do I know about handbags? Well... I've been a handbag fan for years, and have been… Continue reading Style Myths: Perfect Handbag

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Friday Flashback!

Volume 3: Shorts + Blouse Happy day, reader dear! Welcome back to Friday Flashback, the summer series where I take an outfit from this week last year, review it, and update it. After last week's installment (of one of my favorite looks of 2018) it's a little embarrassing to take on this week's picture. But… Continue reading Friday Flashback!

Capsule Wardrobe

Special Occasion Capsule

Happy day, dear reader! We are entering special occasion season! You know: Easter, Mother's Day, graduations, weddings, etc. etc, etc... So how are you fixed? Will there be a last minute rush to find something new? Or do you have a trusty Special Occasion Capsule (or Collection) that you can rifle through, add some accessories,… Continue reading Special Occasion Capsule

Travel & Packing

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

Style

Leveling Up or Down

Happy day, dear reader! One of the most common questions I get is about whether items "match" or not. "Can I wear this dress with these shoes?" "Does this shirt go with these pants?" There are various aspects to "matching" that have to do with color. (If you want to find out more about color… Continue reading Leveling Up or Down

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Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

Happy day, fabulous readers! It's that time again... Valentine's Day is around the proverbial corner. Back in December, I had the privilege of pulling some style picks for Augusta Magazine to be featured in their February issue. That was a real trick in the weeks running up to Christmas, when all stores are focused on… Continue reading Valentine’s Day Gift Guide