What Would Carolyn Wear?

Carolyn Bessette Kennedy style 1

I have spent more time than I’d care to tally trying to solve the riddle of what Carolyn Bessette Kennedy would be wearing now were she still with us.  Of anyone’s style throughout the annals of history (and Vogue magazine), no one’s style has more inspired me.  And so I have compiled books (okay, just one.  Well, not counting Pinterest, where I have another virtual book memorializing her style) devoted to (more…)

Hostess Gifts

Hostess Gifts

Can you believe the holidays are here?  On one hand, I can’t believe it at all.  And on the other hand, I couldn’t be more excited.  I already have my tree up, for instance, and I’ve been listening to Christmas carols for weeks.  But one thing I still need to do is get some fabulous hostess gifts.

There’s nothing better than showing up to a holiday gathering with a lovely (more…)

J. Crew SALE! and Holiday Magic

J. Crew Sale

There is magic afoot at J. Crew right now for two concomitant reasons:  1) They’re having a sale on almost everything, which is especially amazing because 2) their holiday items are ready and waiting to make all our wishes come true.  How can this be, I ask?  And how can we wait another moment while such wonder awaits?

I have picked my favorites below, and I am feeling gleeful because (more…)

Turtleneck Time

Turtleneck Time

As temperatures drop, my neck demands to be covered.  And it’s perfect timing, because this sweater from R13 covers all the bases (starting with the neck, of course).  It’s cashmere and soft as can be.  It’s thin, so it’s not too hot to wear indoors, and it’s perfect to layer with other pieces (like a delicious shearling bomber jacket).  With some statement shoes, you’ve got (more…)