Versatile Suit Separates with J.D. Williams

January 30, 2018

Female power suits are back, Ladies, and they’re chic, relaxed …

and cooler than ever!

how to style a modern suit

 

I was very happy to collaborate on this post with JD Williams. All opinions are all my my own as always.

And hey, remember this spectacular JD Williams look?

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Spring Trends 2018 – Patterns

January 28, 2018

It’s time to start thinking about our spring wardrobes, and every closet needs some pattern!

Here’s my list of the most on trend patterns of spring 2018!

 

on trend patterns for spring 2018

Can you believe I went through a brief solids-only phase in my mid-twenties?  I know … how boring. Now, I love to play with prints and patterns.

 

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Shades of Violet – Tie-Sleeve Cardigan (& Link Up)

January 25, 2018

Last week, we discussed the color of the year, Ultra Violet.  This week I’m wearing a slightly different and personally more flattering shade of violet, more of a fuchsia, or for those who follow color trends … more of a “Radiant Orchid” or “Spring Crocus.”

trends for spring, casual OOTD

 


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Kendra Scott Spring ’18

January 23, 2018

Kendra Scott always comes out with amazing designs for each new season and their new spring collection is no exception!

 

 


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Wardrobe Building Basics – The LBD

January 21, 2018

I’m starting a new series on basics for wardrobe building and how can I not start with the best and most fundamental, the Little Black Dress?  One reason so many of us buy a lot but still look in our closet and claim we have nothing to wear is because we focus on the bright shiny new stuff and forget the basics. At least that’s been my issue in the past, a wardrobe that’s all spice no substance.  Though some women do seem to have the opposite problem and could stand to add a little pizazz!

flattering wrinkle free dresses

Let me start with a cute story.  Many years ago, my father called me one day and said that in the doctor’s waiting room he read in a magazine that every woman needed a Little Black Dress and he wanted to make sure I had one!  Haha …. Daddy!  (Damn, I miss him and my mom so much!)

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Chico’s Reversible Leopard Ruana (& Link Up!)

January 18, 2018

What’s even better than a reversible leopard ruana? TWO reversible leopard ruanas … and wearing them together with your blogging bestie for some fun pics!

review of Chico's reversible ruana

 

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Dressing Room Diaries – Winter to Spring Boho

January 16, 2018

With an eye on winter to spring transitions, I stopped by two of my favorite boho retailers to hit their dressing rooms and try on their new offerings!

boho winter to spring looks


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Alexander Wang Roxy Bucket Bag Review

January 14, 2018

Aww, there’s just something about a girl and her bag.  And this cool little beauty was my happy 2018 present to myself.

modern basics, simple modern style over 40


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