Category Archives: bags

Retail Therapy at Rehab…

With my impending high school reunion on the horizon, I knew I needed to seek professional help for my fashion fix.  But where could I go?  Who could I trust?  I mean, I was in deep!  I needed everything… head to toe, … Continue reading

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A Tribute To My Tiny Photog…

I hired a new assistant.  She’s six, so she works for snacks and candy.  It’s working out well.  She’s a wizard with the Nikon… Here are some samples of her work behind the lens… Outfit 1:  Cacharel top & Bloch flats … Continue reading

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Celine Fall 2013- Runway Translation

“Really elegant but weird; almost nerdy but perverse.” ~ Photographer Juergen Teller describing the Celine Fall Collection My top three looks from the Celine Fall Collection had several key elements in common.  If you’re a fan of the simple, elegant, … Continue reading

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Haute Accessories Runway Event

This September my fashion festivities began with a designer accessories runway show for a good cause.  HAUTE Accessories Week is an annual series of events in Tampa produced by Lacey Smith and his team at The Fashion Movement.  It’s an … Continue reading

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Fall Runway Translation: PRADA

There are several key elements to include if you’d like to emulate Prada’s latest fall runway looks, where film-noir inspiration was abounding: -Mid-century silhouette complete with clearly defined waist and knee-skimming hemline -Boatneck henley tee layered beneath rich fall fabrics -Chunky metallic platform … Continue reading

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Nauti-cool Stripes

Tunic (tucked in): Old Navy.  Jeans: Lucky Brand.  Shoes: MIA.  Jewelry: Gifts. Here’s one summer trend that will never sink… nautical stripes.  Put a cool twist on your sailor style by tweaking the color combos.  Instead of the traditional Breton stripes of … Continue reading

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Double Duty Dress

Earrings: Marianne Homsy.  Clover Canyon dress/tunic: Deborah Kent’s. Wide leg pant: Da-Nang.  Sandals: Nordstrom. 1.  Sophie Hulme floral print silk dress, $101, net-a-porter.com 2.  Farhi by Nicole Farhi  linen trousers, $92, my-wardrobe.com 3.  Coach leather flight bag, $228, coach.com 4.  Golden Morning … Continue reading

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Learning Style at the Library…

Did you know that your local library may be offering free courses about how to do stuff?  I’ve seen classes advertised on how to do everything from building a resume to building a tree house.  When I learned about stylist Kara … Continue reading

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The Cell Phone Wristlet

Simply genius!  This phone case that doubles as a wallet is the best invention since the money clip!  I never leave home without my ID, credit cards, business cards, phone and lip gloss.  Now I can grab and go! 1. … Continue reading

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Spring 2013 Runway Translation: Leather

Leather in spring?  Absolutely!  Designers Derek Lam, Monique Lhuiller, Belstaff and others (Proenza Schouler, Alexander Wang, Holmes & Yang) certainly thought so when they sent their models down the runways in lightweight, ladylike leather dresses, skirts & ensembles.  Nothing says … Continue reading

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