Midi-Dress and Ankle Boots: Resurrecting a Benchwarmer Dress for Everyday

I’ve had this zebra print midi-dress in my closet for years, but rarely wear it. The print is a bit too loud for evening and the fabric is a bit too fine to be totally casual. The dress had become a benchwarmer, wedging itself into a tricky spot in my wardrobe. Inspired to give it

Jeans, Tees, and Sneakers: Your Fall Uniform

Most days, I don’t want to expend a lot of mental energy getting dressed in the morning, so this week I took the time to craft a basic, casual uniform with lots of jeans, tees, and sneakers that I can mix and match. I don’t have an urgent, deep need to put a fabulous outfit

California Casual: The No-Fuss, Ultrasoft Plaid Shirt

Nothing typifies “California Casual” style like a no-fuss, lightweight, ultra soft plaid shirt like this one from PAIGE. Now that my kids are out of school for the summer, a little more chaos has entered our world, which means getting dressed in the morning has to be fast, functional, and brainless; I don’t have the

Boho Meets Nautical: Classic Blue and White Stripes with a Dose of Bohemian Attitude

Classic blue and white stripes get a dose of bohemian attitude with this boho-meets-nautical ensemble: A loosely tailored tie-front button up, semi-sheer blouse and flowy, feminine shorts. Nautical style is de rigueur in sunny So Cal and will never (and should never) go out of style. But a more relaxed take on a timeless look