So far the weather here has been gorgeous- we've had straight summer days, except for one (very welcome) day of rain. I capitalized on some down time when the pouring started and snuggled with Charlie on this incredibly comfy blanket by Nuzzieco. There's a lot to delight me about this one: sustainable, hand-knit, no animal... Continue Reading →
AGEISM Part 2: Fashion for Older Women??
NOTE: I open for suggestions, guest interviews or collabs on this subject- send me an email if you're interested! In last week’s post I talked about the beauty industry and how the media dictates what we should look like- and how that’s totally up to women to decide when it comes to our beauty. And... Continue Reading →
The Thrifty Six are Blooming!
How fun that this month's Thrifty Six theme is florals! I can't think of a funner or more versatile print. It gives me so much joy and it's always the right pattern for print-mixing. I’ve named this flowery dress/ jacket, a Dracket!! Thrifted this one years ago with new tags and all- plus- it’s pure... Continue Reading →
Fabulous Friday’s Linkup – Mother’s Day the Highlight of May!
I love everything about May! It became super special 35 years ago when I got married in this glorious month. And then, thanks to my first born, I earned my new title and every year since, I'm super excited to be celebrating Mother's Day. It's not like we do anything special per se- it's just... Continue Reading →
The Thrifty Six Go Back in Time!
When it comes to great shopping, for me there's no greater high than finding an impeccable, well curated vintage piece. The trick is to style it up with something a bit more recent or trendy in order for it to not end up looking 'costumey' if you will. Do it right- and you will be... Continue Reading →
Fabulous Friday’s Linkup Party- What I Wore This Week…
Easter Monday kicked off the week with a series of styling challenges that made my head spin! I pushed myself to style up a few numbers I had stored away awhile- and out they came to play! Here they are: This pink bubble gum leather suit is soft as butter- and I just don't wear... Continue Reading →
Fabulous Friday’s Linkup- Side Order of Green Please…
And why not start this weekend with a fashion quote?! Love this one by Diane Vreeland: "Colour depends entirely on the tonality. Green for instance can look like the subway - but if you get the right green...A spring green, for instance, is marvelous..." Not gonna lie- all shades of green and from the palest... Continue Reading →
Fabulous Fridays’ Linkup Party- Another Fashionable DIY Week!
How fabulous that Spring is finally here! I've had a fun week in DIY's and I'm ready to show you what I've done! Just let me say this: I thrifted a gorgeous chevron, crochet blanket that I just couldn't pass up...I knew I would turn it into something incredibly fun- and I did! I made... Continue Reading →
Fabulous Friday’s Linkup Party- Runway Inspiration for Spring!
It's been such a fun-filled styling week! This time I participated in a Runway inspired challenge: #ShowUsYourSpring HOSTED BY: Sharon @trinitystylesct AND Brenda @thechiccitygirl I had a blast! I've said it before- if you're in a style rut- check out the catwalks and then spin your own style! Here's a few of my pics of... Continue Reading →
We Are All Trail Blazers : The Thrifty Six
Here's to another Monday with my Thrifty Six Sister collaboration. Today, through our styling we are celebrating blazers- not just any blazers- trail blazers! How appropriate this all is for March being the month celebrating women- true trailblazers since the beginning of time! So, in terms of fashion, let's check out what I consider a... Continue Reading →