With many grey skies and rainy days ahead this month and next, it's easy to slip into a grey/black rut. The solution? Bring on the color! Today's transitional spring look started with my Rag and Bone slim boyfriend jeans and a go-to Vince cardigan layered on for warmth. Dark and grey, I added a … [Read more...] about In a Style Rut? Add a Pop Color!
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As I crossed the parking lot on my way to Anthropologie Palo Alto today, who do I see? Kim Wheeler of Northern California Style and Elizabeth aka the Contessa!!!! After a big welcome, I sat myself down for a quick visit and a bit of fashion advice. I'd been carrying a pair of Pilcro tassel hem … [Read more...] about Run, Don’t Walk to the Anthropologie Sale!
When I reflect on designers who have influenced my style, Diane Von Furstenberg immediately comes to mind. The launch of her iconic wrap dress in 1974 came to symbolize independence and power for an entire generation of women. Now, a global lifestyle luxury brand of shoes, handbags, accessories, … [Read more...] about A Dress for All Seasons – Styling the Iconic DVF Wrap Dress
Why I Shop the Designer Second-Hand Market It's no secret, I love high quality, unique items - always have, yet my shopping budget did not always support my taste for designer pieces. Yes, I love to save money by shopping sales and deals, but more importantly I love the hunt - discovering that … [Read more...] about How to Find Designer Finds at Thrift Store Prices
Boot toppers add a little spice and warmth to a dull winter outfit. Sure, you can go pick up a pair on Etsy or Free People, but isn't it a bit more rewarding and green to get your crafty side on and make a pair yourself? Like scarves, boot toppers add warmth and style to your look. But have you … [Read more...] about The Easiest DIY Boot Toppers Ever, from Repurposed Socks and Sweaters