Category: Clothes

7 Transitional Summer To Fall Outfits

August 21st, 2023 by

Something is definitely wrong here. I’m shopping for boots while wearing a gauzy dress designed to touch my skin as little as possible because it is so hot that fabric feels like a punishment. And stores are filled with sweaters and bikinis. At the same time. It must be August in Florida, where the same […]

11 European Wardrobe Essentials Every Woman Should Own

August 7th, 2023 by

Before you skip this one and think that I’m going to be telling you to buy a white button-down (again), this is not that kind of a post. I’m hoping after the multiple videos and checklists and posts on wardrobe essentials, you have the basics boxes checked in your wardrobe. These are a whole different […]

How To Wear A Midi Dress Over 40

September 26th, 2022 by

I’m not typically a fan of wishy-washy trends. I like a dress that knows what it truly is and isn’t afraid to express it. A mini, for example, knows it’s short and sassy, while a maxi is long and breezy. But a midi? It can’t seem to make up its mind. Fortunately, I decided to […]

Update Your Whole Wardrobe With New Essentials

September 15th, 2022 by

Sometimes we overcomplicate things a little. Or maybe that’s just me. If you really want an elevated and polished wardrobe that represents your style with minimal effort, you’ll start with these essential pieces. But how, you ask, can simple essentials represent my personal style? It’s all in how you put them together. The shortest shortcut […]

Stylish Summer Steals Under $50

June 6th, 2022 by

It’s summertime, and the living is easy. Actually, summer is kind of complicated for this mom of teen girls, but whatever. It’s also hot. Very hot. Anyway, I digress. Although teens and temps might not cooperate, my wardrobe still can. And so can yours. If there’s anything we can simplify in the summer, it’s style. […]

7 Tops That Are Making You Look Older

May 26th, 2022 by

Back in my late 20s, when I was working as a magazine editor in Boston, there was a cheap little fast fashion store right around the corner from my apartment that we used to call the cheap top shop. On Fridays, after work, we would stop by that store and pick up a cheap top […]

4 Easy Spring Outfit Formulas With Dresses

April 25th, 2022 by

I recently ran into a friend at a party who said she had given up on wearing dresses. “I have no waist,” she moaned. “I look like a cardboard box with legs.” Looking at my gorgeous friend, who is in her late 60s, I knew that this was untrue, but I didn’t have time at […]

How To Pick Prints Over 40

April 21st, 2022 by

Sometimes I feel like my job as your personal stylist and fashion friend is kind of like the role of that mom who breaks up the teen parties. She means well, but she’s not a lot of fun. How many times have you seen a printed item shared in the Facebook group only to hear […]

How To Quickly Build A Spring Capsule Over 40

April 18th, 2022 by

I’ve built hundreds of capsule wardrobes for hundreds of different women in my 15 years as a personal stylist. I love the challenge and the creativity of finding the perfect pieces to reflect a client’s unique lifestyle and personal style, and ensuring they all work together to create a versatile wardrobe. For the right client, […]

When Should You Tuck In Your Shirt

November 4th, 2021 by

To tuck or not to tuck. That is the question. And apparently, it’s a loaded one. I have always been a little baffled by the responses I’ve had from women over the years whenever I suggest tucking. The shock and horror. But here’s the secret: More often than not, tucking is going to be a […]