Vivid Velvet: The Go-To Fabric for Fall

If you only add one new item to your wardrobe this fall, consider buying something velvet: The go-to fabric for fall. Until recently, when I thought of velvet, a few images sprang quickly to mind: Christmas plaids and black velvet hair bows ala 1987, red velvet capes with white marabou fir trim, my college dorm

Why You Need Instagram

Instagram is a voyeur’s dream.  If you’re not on it, you need to be, even if you choose to keep your account private and never post a single photo.  And if you’re already on Instagram or choose to get on Instagram after this post, you need to follow me!  I post a lot of photos on

Wish List #1: Midi Dress and Platform Espadrilles

These longer days mean I’m catching more sunsets (and thinking of summer when I’ll catch more!)  Puts me in the mood for a lingering cocktail hour, followed by a late night by an outdoor fire with friends…wearing this fabulous midi dress from Tibi and Prada platform espadrilles. 1. Castora Overall Dress by Tibi.  2. Holst