I am on the fence about how much the new-ish athleisure trend is really for me, but I will say that I love some aspects of it. For starters, there’s the whole sneakers things. Love them! Recently I bought a pair and wore them literally every day on a recent trip where I did a whole lot of walking. I was ...READ MORE »
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Recently I bought this book on the recommendation of a good friend. I’m always a sucker for decluttering books. (Yes, they’ve piled up—go ahead and laugh.) My friend told me that after reading this book and following its suggestions, she’d gotten 18 boxes of books and 200 pounds of paper. Well, I’m all for streamlining and simplifying our lives ...READ MORE »
As the weather gets warmer and the days grow longer, I start to notice the beauty in our environment so much more. How about you? Today the budding camellia bush in my yard really got my attention. Isn’t it pretty?
Shine on by keturap featuring Matt Bernson I am loving chunky, flat (or near-flat) metallic sandals for spring. They’re comfortable yet stylish — a great alternative to the ubiquitous plastic flip-flop.
Orange crush by keturap featuring a zipper dress It doesn’t get much easier than this: orange dress + sandals + earrings. (Add bangles, too, if you want to get a little more complicated.) Don’t love how you look in orange? No problem, just pick a version in a cooler color or choose one ...READ MORE »
There is nothing like a forecast for snow to get me hankering for spring. I’ve become very picky about what I bring into my closet and my life, but here are seven pieces I’m dying for. I love the grounding yet not-black quality of navy (which is huge this spring). Chartreuse I can’t seem to get enough of. I ...READ MORE »
Some people have trouble letting go of old clothes and shoes. It can be even more difficult with jewelry. That’s because it takes up so little space, so people frequently see no pressing need to edit. And jewelry is often given for special occasions and carries sentimental meaning, which just adds to the problem. But do you REALLY need to hang on ...READ MORE »
Christmas trees are starting to pop up around DC. I know some people hate the way we as a culture approach this holiday (Early! Lots of decorations/eating/shopping!) but I love it, despite not even celebrating Christmas. And for some reason, the trees, lights, and all the other holiday trappings make me want to step up my game, sartorially speaking — and ...READ MORE »
In my one-on-one work with clients, what they say they love the most is the outfits I create for them. Well, there’s no app for that, unfortunately, although certainly there are tons of sources of inspiration and how-to information. But I did just discover a fabulous app for documenting the outfits, which is part two of the process in my individual ...READ MORE »
Not everyone spends Valentine’s Day evening at a fancy dinner out. Prefer something more casual? This outfit pits the punch of hot pink with a contrasting teal accent. What would you wear?* * Just to be clear, I am fully aware that in real life, a lot of people don’t do anything special for Valentine’s Day. This was my ...READ MORE »