Statement Coat & Bag

April 18, 2019

Sometimes just the right statement piece makes the outfit … and in this case, I think two statement pieces did the trick! Starting with some black basics, I added this Lafayette 148 NY Topper and Hester Van Eeghen clutch for a sharp city chic look.

modern minimal style over 50
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Janis Joplin

April 16, 2019

To be honest, I didn’t plan on making a blog post about this outfit, but I had so many DMs about my Janis Joplin tee that I thought I’d go ahead and do an outfit post!

boho chic style over 40
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Metallic Leather Slide – Jambu’s Bloom

April 10, 2019

A slide is the best wear-all-the-time spring/summer shoe, right? It’s the epitome of summertime ease … you don’t even need to buckle or tie!

review of Jambu Footwear for spring 2019
comfortable sandals for women over 50

The post is a collaboration with Jambu Footwear, a brand my readers know I support and wear regularly.

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Floral Blouse with Crochet Detail Bell Sleeves

April 8, 2019

Recently I spotted this adorable Tommy Hilfiger blouse on the Macy’s website and couldn’t resist it … cute floral pattern, bell sleeves, crochet insets … yes, yes, and YES!

Tommy Hilfiger Floral Crochet Blouse
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Work Chic – Flattering Crops

April 4, 2019

I had Monday off work this week, but I dressed up for breakfast with the Bay Area Fashionista, and thought this outfit would make a great work look too!

Secret Stretch Cropped Pants
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Wardrobe Building Part 3 & 4 – Identity & Lifestyle

April 1, 2019

Who do you think you are?  What message are you sending to the world? To yourself?

In parts 3 & 4 of my Wardrobe Building series, we talk about how your wardrobe both supports and creates your identity and lifestyle.

If you’re new to the series, you might want to catch up by reading Part 1 & 2, Silhouette and Color.


What you wear sends a signal to the world about who you are. I don’t think that’s overstated at all. And most importantly, we tell ourselves who we think we are by the way we look and dress. What message do want to convey to the world? And what message do you want to be sending yourself everyday?

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Cute & Comfy Sandals – Soft Comfort & Secret Celebrity

March 28, 2019

Comfortable sandals are a must-have for spring and summer, and I got to try out the newest arrivals from Soft Comfort and Secret Celebrity, sister brands who are all about affordable style and comfort! As a busy teacher, it’s so nice when shoes are comfortable enough to wear for a day of teaching on my feet, followed by a nice long walk for a couple of rowdy dogs.

Soft Comfort Shoe Review

This blog post is sponsored by Soft Comfort and Secret Celebrity shoes. All opinions are all my own.

Hilltop Slides / Frame Jeans / Polka Dot Shirt / Tassel Earrings / Prada Sunglasses

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