Not Your Ma’s Prairie

Laura Ingalls is all grown up and has moved off the prairie.  For good. Like so many dresses by Ulla Johnson, this dress has country charm with urban tailoring and a unique, worldly flavor. These dresses – reminiscent of the prairie-style dresses many of us wore as girls in the 80’s – are comfortable, flattering

Grandpa’s Style

Houndstooth.  Plaid.  Herringbone. If the idea of pairing prints like these brings Rodney Dangerfield to mind, you’re not alone. Steel your grandpa’s style without looking like his clubhouse decor ala 1983 by playing with modern proportions.  These high-waisted shirts in a modified herringbone print and madras flutter-sleeved blouse are in perfect harmony thanks to a complimentary

Wish List #3: Bohemian Maxi and Flat Sandals

Invincible Amazonian Wonder Woman meets Gypsy earth-maiden Esmerelda.  It’s the perfect outfit for a weekend getaway.  Wear the off-the-shoulder maxi dress unadorned all day and add the jewelry before cocktail hour without missing a beat. The only make up required is a pair of sun-kissed shoulders and some beachy waves or a casual top-knot. 1. Brass and

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