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NYFW ~ Day Four Look

Black, black, black and more black … the signature color of fashion weeks everywhere. We wear black on black all the time, and it is consistently associated with high fashion. But what about its counterpart?…

Style + Street Art

Happy hours … dinners … blogger events. I don’t know about you, but my week night schedule is much more exciting during the summer months. But just because everyone is in a perpetual state of “vacation…

SoHo Chic

Dang it, if I knew we were going to SoHo I would have dressed for SoHo. Yes – this is a real quote heard on the streets of New York. No – I did not say it. Yes – I…

Scarf Game on Fleek

Scarves in the winter make complete and total sense. You’re chilled to the bone cold, and you need that extra feeling of bundled-up-ness (Is that a word? Well it is today). But I’m just going to come…

Coloring in the Snow

Today’s photo shoot perfectly captures my feelings about winter and fresh snow – fun for a few minutes and then I’m really over it. By now I’ve worn my knit beanies to death, and my blanket scarves arguably…

You’re Making Me Blush

You don’t need a crystal ball to predict that pastels will be big for spring … especially because Badgley Mischka alluded to this on the runway last fall. Our stereotypical sartorial calendar tells us brights for summer, warm tones for fall,…

Lexicon of Style Scarves

I’ve been wearing my blanket scarves so much lately I almost forgot what a quality silk modal scarf felt like! They are one of the oldest, most glamorous accessories a woman can own. This blanket…

Back to Basics

Ever have those days where you are feeling particularly uninspired? Maybe your mind is still hitting the snooze button or your creativity is eating breakfast in bed without you. Whatever the reason, we all have those…

Double Duty

At this point, it’s pretty clear how strong my feelings are for a particular blanket scarf. You’ve seen me wear it here, and here, aaaaand here, and here…you get the idea. I have a problem. So I decided to…

Over the River and Through the Woods

As much as I love the hustle and bustle of city life, it’s nice to occasionally get away from the concrete jungle and relax back home in the ‘burbs. Central Park is great and all, but…

Midi Christmas to You

If you haven’t been swept up by the Christmas spirit by now, then maybe you’re just a Scrooge. The holidays are my absolute favorite time of year, and I tend to get a little overly…

One Scarf, Five Ways

With all this hype over blanket scarves, it is easy to forget about its elegent cousin. Blanket scarves may keep you warm, but silk scarves polish off your look, giving it a timeless touch of sophistication and…

Little Red Riding in My Hood

Have you ever wanted something so bad, you’d go to the ends of the earth for it? Although maybe not the ends of the earth,  I have been all over Manhattan, which is the center of the…

Stating the Obvious: Plaid for Fall is a Thing.

Fall weather must flick a switch inside me or something. When the temperature drops to roughly 50 degrees, I seem to turn off my “chic city girl mode” and turn on the “cozy Midwesterner mode”. Out with…

Don’t Distress! Ripped Jeans are Back

Confession: in high school, I worked for Buckle. I know, those were some darker sartorial times… Almost every paycheck would funnel right back to the store, in exchange for lots and lots of Lucky and BKE…

Re-framing the Fashion Conversation

Was anyone else teased relentlessly growing up? “Four eyes” and “geek” were just a few of the negative connotations thrown my way as a bright-eyed middle-schooler. Glasses were uncool. And if you wore them, so…

“Girl On the Go” Survival Guide

Every one of us owns a handbag (some of us may own many ………. guilty). But it’s probably fair to say that we all have a handful of bags on rotation – each one serving an important…

Love Affair Travels ~ Madrid & Barcelona

It’s safe to say I’m completely smitten with Spain. From the food and wine, to the architecture and culture, this leg of the trip had me swooning. Having already been to Madrid and done the…