• 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,…

  • Color

    Pantone Colors F/W 2020/21

    And a Surprise… Happy day, reader dear! I hope this finds you safe and sound! And that you are enjoying the tail end of the season. Are you preparing for the next? Heading into the shoulder seasons of fall and…

  • Style and Styling

    Spring Summer 2020 Trends

    Hits and Misses Happy day, my dear reader! If you are in the Southern Hemisphere, my apologies. This post is geared toward my fellow Northern Hemisphere denizens. If you are heading into fall and winter, maybe this post will be…

  • Style and Styling

    Friday Round-Up

    Happy day, dear reader! Yesterday, my monthly newsletter went out to subscribers. Since I have already received quite a few positive responses to the articles included, I thought maybe I’d share a peek… Hello! Here in Augusta, Georgia, yellow pollen…

  • Style and Styling

    Why Trends Matter

    Or: Why Curiosity Doesn’t Kill the Cat! Happy day, dear reader! Twice a year, I run a trends post about the previous season’s shows, and how I might apply those looks to my own ordinary world. I’m not a red…

  • Style and Styling

    3 Fall Style Tips (For the Heat!)

    Fall Style for Hot Weather Happy day to you, dear reader! I don’t know about you, but I am ready for fall. Fall weather. Fall clothing. Fall food. Meanwhile, our Augusta temperatures are usually still in the 90’s well into…