• Color,  Wardrobe 101

    Save Time! Colorize Your Closet

    Happy day, Reader Dearest! It’s starting to feel like fall around here! The leaves are not yet turning, but there’s a crisp in the morning air that refreshes the spirit and makes the still mid-80 degree days feel lovely. (Although…

  • 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…

  • 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

    5 Style Takeaways from 2022

    Whew! Happy day and HAPPY NEW YEAR, Reader Dearest! (Yes. A little late.) What a ride! To quote Hunter S. Thompson– Life is not a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a well preserved body,…

  • Capsule Wardrobing

    Italian Capsule Wardrobe

    The French Aren’t the Only Ones with Style! Happy day, reader dearest! If you’ve been here a while, you know I have a thing for Italy. If for no other reason… GELATO! Pasta. Espresso. Have I covered the major food…

  • Accessories

    Red, White & Blue-ty Bundle

    Skyrocket Your July 4th Style! Happy day, reader dearest! What happens in the US every year around the 4th of July? Sales of red, white and blue clothing skyrocket. (See what I did there? Skyrocket? Fireworks? #punny) I think it’s…

  • Color

    Color Musings on Red, White & Blue

    Memorial Day 2021 Happy day, reader dear! Wow! It’s almost a new month. For those of you in the U.S., I wish you a peace-filled Memorial Day. This holiday (like many others) has been subsumed in the consumer chaos (AKA:…

  • Style and Styling

    Grow Your Style: Challenges

    & What I Learned from April’s Style Palette Cleanse Happy day, dear reader of mine! If you are a regular reader, you saw the Style/Restyle post in which I wore the same clothes (Blue Jeans + White Tee) for seven…

  • Wardrobe 101

    Add Five for a Wardrobe Refresh

    Pantone’s 2021 Colors of the Year Happy day, reader dear! Last spring, I wrote a post I called Add Five. I would have called it Take Five, but didn’t want anyone thinking that I was encouraging shoplifting or theft! In…

  • Style and Styling

    Style Obsession: Statement Coats

    Happy day, reader dear! Wowza! We’re into the double digits! December is zipping right along, even if we’re not actually going anywhere. That’s what we used to call a Keystone Cop Day when the boys were little… Lots of motion,…