When I was growing up, I had my whole life planned out (or so I thought). But my plans stopped at age 37. At that point, I figured, I would have been elected President of the United States (no, I’m not joking. Ahh, youth!) and would be married with children. And then I guess I thought I’d fade off into the sunset?
My point is, even a few years ago, I never imagined what it would be like to be 40. I’m not sure the age scared me, per se, but (more…)
This time of year calls for layers (and perhaps a snow shovel, depending on where you live). All the better if the layers include an ethereal and whimsical layer like this Raquel Allegra dress. It adds an entirely different dimension to black leather pants and a white asymmetrical sweater.
And both easily go from day to night with a quick change of bag and shoes. In fact, even (more…)
I finally wore my favorite pair of jeans to shreds this week. After countless wears and washes, a hole appeared in an untoward area, and they had to be retired. I took it both as a victory (no one can say I didn’t get my money’s worth out of that pair!) and a defeat (they’re (more…)
I’ve never felt an affection for the look of the 70s. I don’t have much hippie in me, and for some reason the look has never resonated with me (maybe it’s because I lived through part of the actual 70s, and no one looked quite this perfect the first time around?).
Until now. This season, I can’t wait to embrace the 70s look (as reinterpreted through a (more…)
Sometimes the simplest outfit just needs a pop on top to become completely exciting. A checked coat adds this wow factor in a jif. Even with otherwise muted tones and simple jeans and a white shirt, it makes a statement. And, of course, a (more…)