How to Wear Ankle Boots with Skirts and Dresses This Fall

Making your ankle boots more versatile is a great way to maximize your investment (because boots aren’t cheap!) and make smart, efficient use of your existing wardrobe. But how? One fabulous way to maximize your fall wardrobe is to pair your ankle boots with skirts and dresses. But while wearing boots with jeans is foolproof,

Pretty, Tough Girl: Ankle Boots Give Edge to A Demure Dress

I love demure and girly dresses like this long-sleeved dress from Madewell with a dropped waist, mock turtleneck, and feminine smocking details at the neck and wrists. But when the occasion (or my mood) calls for something less sweet, I like to toughen up a pretty-girl dress with socks and ankle boots. For this look, I

Mini-Skirts For Day: Styling Mini Skirts for Daytime Playtime

Few items are sexier than a great mini-skirt. Just last weekend, while heading to a party, my husband expressed his opinion that I don’t wear enough mini-skirts. When I explained that mini-skirts are tougher to pull off after 40 (a subject for another blog post), he said, “if you really feel that way, then just

Cozy Cashmere: Why You Should Layer Sweaters Over Dresses and Add an Ankle Boot

Cashmere costs a fortune for a reason: It’s effortlessly chic, timeless and classic, looks great and feels even better. A well-cared for cashmere sweater can be worn season after season from one decade to the next and never go out of style. The benefits don’t end there. Cashmere also has a curiously awesome talent for