A few thoughts I’ve collected from some of the fashion greats before me on how to build a wardrobe:
Purge the items you don’t wear, that are uncomfortable or that make you feel bad about yourself. If you haven’t worn it within the last year then chances are you will never wear it again. Keeping [...]
Last week I hosted a Stella and Dot party at my studio. It was a small mesh of co-workers and personal friends in my humble studio and I had a blast with everyone that came over. Stella, the cat, was in her element as we drank Cosmos and Mint Juleps over earrings, necklaces, rings and [...]
I thought this was was a creative way to advertise for J. Crew and found the entire set of photographs to be eye-catching and fresh.
Probably my favorite of the bunch: Justin Marquis. What a talented shoot.
Thirteen years ago, before anyone knew who Paris Hilton was, my mother owned a pair of Ugg boots as house slippers and I thought they were the most ridiculous things I’d even seen. Fast forward 9 years later and I’m home from Seattle for Christmas, desperately trying to shove my size 9 foot into her [...]
For Christmas I was given the small coffee table book Style by Kate Spade. To be honest, I didn’t know what the buzz was about her.
Now I know.
She’s brilliant, just brilliant, when it comes to style, etiquette and cultivating a glamourous lifestyle. I read it cover to cover in [...]
For two long and precious years I have yearned for Tory Burch’s Reva ballet flats but could not justify the $200 to pay for them. On Saturday, I walked into the Ballard Buffalo Exchange, a thrift store in Seattle, to take some clothes in for purchase. While the associates were evaluating every square inch of [...]
I’m certainly not the first person to post this video about the man behind The Satorialist this week. But I find it hauntingly inspiring. For those of you who don’t know about this fashion blog, it has won numerous awards and according to my Google Reader, has over 134,000 followers.
If you’ve read my [...]
Coco Chanel once said, In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different.
To be perfectly honest, choosing to wear a dress from J. Crew isn’t necessarily different. It might be classy, but I guarantee you someone somewhere has the same dress.
God forbid she be at the same Holiday Party as you.