Aquatalia · Cole Haan · Fall/Winter Travel Wardrobe · La Canadienne · patagonia · Travel · walking shoes · waterproof boots · waterproof down · waterproof shoes · winter travel · women aging with grace · women over 50 · women's lifestyle over 50 · womens fashion over 50 · wool coats

Gearing Up For Winter Travel

No sooner do I hit my stride in navigating summer, then BOOM! it’s time to get ready for winter.  I know, winter is still in the distance, but it’s getting closer and closer.  And if you plan on traveling this winter, now is a good time to assess your needs.  For most of you, this… Continue reading Gearing Up For Winter Travel

casually dressed · embroidered boots · hollywood glamour · jeffrey campbell · metallic oxfords · oxfords · sandals · Ted Baker · vince camuto · Vince shoes · women aging with grace · women over 50 · women's lifestyle over 50 · womens fashion over 50

Changing Up a Look From the Bottom Up.

There are some years when it feels that major shifts in fashion keep coming at us fast and furiously, and then we have the lull periods.  Periods when, with each seasonal change, the basic silhouettes remain fairly constant.  The boyfriend blazer remains one of these items, happily.  As has the pencil skirt.  But we are… Continue reading Changing Up a Look From the Bottom Up.

French Style · Hillary Clinton · women aging with grace · Women in Power · women over 50

Hillary Clinton: Wearing the Pants Doesn’t Need to be Taken Literally

It’s over and the Democrats have done it! U.S. history has been made with naming Hillary Clinton as the first woman to lead a major political party. She fought hard, there was much controversy, but she prevailed.  And now it’s time to discuss a topic that’s been our minds for quite a while….her clothes! But… Continue reading Hillary Clinton: Wearing the Pants Doesn’t Need to be Taken Literally

Aquatalia · Cole Haan · Fall/Winter Travel Wardrobe · La Canadienne · oxfords · walking shoes · waterproof boots · waterproof shoes · women aging with grace · women over 50 · women's style over 50

Stylishly Waterproof

I’m trying to understand my obsession with good looking, comfortable shoes that keep your feet dry on wet, rainy days.  I sit here in, in July, Southern California, in the middle of a drought, and rather than contain my thoughts to practical sandals, I find I can’t get enough of these cool weather shoes.  Any… Continue reading Stylishly Waterproof

Eileen Fisher · women aging with grace · women over 50 · women's style over 50 · womens fashion over 50

Help! I Have Severe Eileen Fisheritis!

It started many years ago.  I’d flown to Chicago for a wedding. I’d managed the packing, got the right flight, travel to the airport was a breeze, even the flight arrived early. Only trouble was, I was in Chicago but my bag was not. Instead of freaking out, making numerous calls to the airline and… Continue reading Help! I Have Severe Eileen Fisheritis!

graceful living · women aging with grace · women over 50 · women's lifestyle over 50 · women's style over 50 · womens fashion over 50

High Heels, My Downfall

“I can safely say I understand shoe obsession.  But “understand” barely scratches the surface of what I mean to convey.  I love shoes, adore shoes, can feel elated by shoes…the many colors, textures, shapes…well, it’s all so intoxicating.  But even so, I cannot understand when a woman says she feels “empowered” by a multi-story heel.… Continue reading High Heels, My Downfall