• Wardrobe 101

    Style Staples: #3 Colored Shoes

    Happy day, dearest reader! I am having fun with this Style Staples series… I hope you are, too! Two down, a third today, and a few more in the pipeline.If you are looking for a Must Have List, my apologies.…

  • Wardrobe 101

    Style Staples: #2 Short Colored Necklace

    Happy day, dear reader! Today I thought I would share with you the second installment in the Style Staples series. Style Staples are those pieces that help you turn the Building Basics in your closet into a look with intention.…

  • Style and Styling

    Denim on Denim

    Happy day, dear reader! Denim. Boy do we Americans love our jeans! Not just us, but the whole world loves denim. I am happy if I can wear it everyday, sometimes jeans, sometimes my jean jacket, chambray shirt, or tote…

  • Accessories

    The Perfect Handbag

    Questions to Ask Before Shopping for a New Purse I spent years looking for the perfect handbag. I don’t literally mean years wandering the Earth in pursuit of the perfect bag, but I might have had a wee obsession. Pretty…

  • Wardrobe 101

    10, 20, 30

    Fashion lists are everywhere! The Top 10 Items You Must Have for Fall. 20 Things No Woman Should Wear after 40.  30 Things Every Woman Should Own by the Age of 30. Magazines and fashion websites are full of these…

  • Accessories

    Beauty Bundles

    I love the ever amazing Brenda Kinsel, and the versatility of what she (and many others, now) calls Beauty Bundles. A Beauty Bundle (BB) is a group of coordinated accessories that can be used to add a punch to a…

  • Color

    Good Colors/Bad Colors

    I love color! As a matter of fact, if you want to see me break into a grin, just hand me a new box of crayons… There’s so much potential in those little bits of wax and pigment! Now, I…

  • Color

    Calling All Color Nerds!

    I know I am not the only one who waits to see what the Pantone people project the coming seasonal color trends. I may not be watching them for the same reasons the movers and shakers are, though. I find…