Oh, I know Docs aren’t for everyone, but before you rule them out completely, stop…and think…are you someone who wears engineer style boots a la Stuart Weitzman or Cole Haan or Ugg? Well, if you say “Yes” to any of the above or styles similar to them, then reconsider the Doc Martens. They are comfortable,… Continue reading Oh, My Docs!
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
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.
Okay, I admit it. I do look forward to Nordstrom’s Anniversary Sale. In past years it’s been a good opportunity for me to get the coming season’s items at a discount without waiting till the holiday sales. I like to use Nordstrom to bolster my steady, tried and true pieces, you know, the bits that… Continue reading Nordstrom Anniversary Sale, Summer 2016…Eileen Fisher and Lafayette 148 Again!
Summer is almost upon us, and with comes wedding season. It seems, more and more, especially here in California, the days of the hotel grand ballroom wedding are taking a back seat to outdoor ceremonies in either beach or wine country surroundings. The backdrop is beautiful, the atmosphere is certainly more relaxed, but what to… Continue reading Wedding Guest Accessories
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!
“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