Basic Black Sundress

Every woman needs a basic black sundress like this one from Sincerely Jules in their wardrobe. I’ve styled this with a fabulous suede wrap belt, the most comfortable platform espadrilles ever, and a a beaded clutch from Idelle bags to add a pop of color and sparkle. But the styling options with a dress like

Shopping Smart

I don’t know an American woman who doesn’t love a good bargain.  Our tastes, budgets and personal aesthetics may vary, but as a rule, we tend to agree that it feels better to buy something beautiful at a steal. As much as I’d love to have a closet full of fabulous, expertly designed, meticulously crafted basics

Doffing the Late-Afternoon Routine

Summer.  The season of swimming pools and family vacations.  Of homework-free evenings, barbecues, late nights and later mornings.  It’s a time when kids and adults alike are permitted a chance to slow down. The break from homework, dance, school projects, the morning drop-off routine and the hamster wheel schedule we’re on during the school year is

Crisp, Classic, Casual

Casual doesn’t have to be careless.  French women – who wouldn’t be caught dead running errands in their workout gear (for better or for worse) – have been proving that for years. Likewise, tailored doesn’t have to be stuffy and serious. This fabulous wrinkle-free, tailored shirt from Banana Republic elevates a pair of denim shorts