• Wardrobe 101

    Easy Fall Outfit Recipes

    Fall Style Pick List Happy day, Reader Dear! Do you ever have those days when you open the closet and your brain just can’t come up with anything? Any. Thing. Zip. Zilch. Nada. Nichevo. (Poor translit. Apologies: I’m not fighting…

  • 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…

  • Style and Styling

    Copycat Style: July 2023

    Shorts + Top + Blazer Happy Day, Reader Dearest! I’m SO glad it’s that Copycat Style time of the month! Why? Because I’m glad to be getting a little break from the great-dress-embarrassment-of-2023. And I’m needing a little style shakeup.…

  • Wardrobe 101

    Spring Outfit Formula

    20 Pieces–Hundreds of Outfits Hello, Reader Dearest! Now that it’s officially spring AND since I’m the kind to take an idea and work it to death (Beyond death, possibly…), I decided (Like I mentioned in this post.) to try and…

  • Musings & Miscellany

    All or Nothing Style

    AKA: Where ARE you going in that? Happy day, reader dear! There’s something that’s been bothering me, so I thought I’d think it through here. I should apologize now. This may get soap-box-y. In many ways, modern culture appears to…

  • Style and Styling

    Style Myths

    Happy day, reader dear! What are your favorite myths? I could be talking about Greek and Roman myths, or Norse myths, but I suppose that in our context I mean style myths. A bucketload of style myths got a lot…

  • Style and Styling

    The Myth of Effortless Style

    Happy day, dear reader! Google “effortless style” and you will get more than 67 million hits. So it’s no wonder I get asked about effortless style… Last December, when I was interviewed for our local paper, the (male) reporter asked…

  • Wardrobe 101

    Mindful Dressing

    Happy day, dear reader! Just so you know that I am not ignoring the royal wedding… Yes, I saw part of the festivities, and enjoyed the outfits, hats, and fascinators. I will leave it to my British blogging sisters to…

  • Wardrobe 101

    What is Simple Style?

    simple simpler\ˈsim-p(ə-)lər\; simplest \ˈsim-p(ə-)ləst\ 1: free from guile : innocent 2a : free from vanity : modest   b : free from ostentation or display–a simple outfit 3: of humble origin or modest position–a simple farmer “Simple.” Merriam-Webster.com. Merriam-Webster, n.d. Web. 25 Mar. 2018. Welcome (back?), Dear Reader! Sometimes a client tells me that she (or he)…