Blue, Baby: Head-to-Toe Cornflower Blue Sets a Cheerful Mood

As I mentioned in a previous post, I love a head-to-toe look in a single color and this beautiful shade of cornflower blue strikes a cheerful tone for a gray fall day. For this look, I paired an old silk skirt with a cornflower blue cashmere sweater and my new taupe slides from Joie. It’s cozy, warm,

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

Put a Little Lead in Your Pencil: Take a Pencil Skirt Out of the Office with Ankle Boots

Put a little lead in your pencil! Your pencil skirt, that is. Nothing says, “I’m serious about work” like a fabulous pencil skirt. Which is exactly why most of us never wear our office-worthy pencil skirts anywhere BUT the office. When styled with a denim bomber jacket a denim bomber jacket and low ankle boots, however,

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