Getting ready in a rush: how can I still look polished?

There are mornings that run smoothly and mornings that are rushed.  Somehow, it’s the “rushed” mornings where I look totally put together.  The kind of morning where I grab jewelry & a scarf and put them on at a stoplight.    I always tell myself that “tomorrow, I’ll get up a few minutes earlier and… Continue reading Getting ready in a rush: how can I still look polished?

Delusional Thought of the Day, “Do I really need all these shoes? “

Wait, stop laughing, I’m serious….. We all have tons of shoes in our closets, but really, how many do you wear with frequency each season?  I’ve noticed that with each season I rotate between an average of five pairs for everyday wear.  When the season is over, the investment shoes remain in the closet and… Continue reading Delusional Thought of the Day, “Do I really need all these shoes? “

The Illusion of Perfection

Audrey Hepburn gave the best advice for beauty tips, including “for attractive lips, speak words of kindness” and “for beautiful hair, let a child run their fingers through it once a day.” That being said, I doubt Audrey Hepburn was ever stuck in stand-still rush hour traffic and late to a board meeting (insert curse… Continue reading The Illusion of Perfection

Coffee to Cocktails/Coffee to Carpool: how to dress for the entire day and still look fabulous

Dressing for one’s entire day can sometimes be a conundrum. How can I look professional at the office and then leave to meet my friends at that trendy bistro uptown while still appearing refreshed? When in doubt, dress for the office first and then tailor the look to transition. This might mean dressing in layers.… Continue reading Coffee to Cocktails/Coffee to Carpool: how to dress for the entire day and still look fabulous

Investment or in-vogue: choosing the right handbag

“I think I need a new purse.”  Said by me, every season.  It’s a thought I have almost daily, but only say out loud every other month (so as not to annoy my husband completely).  It’s the perfect way to change a look.  I justify that buying a new handbag means that I will clean… Continue reading Investment or in-vogue: choosing the right handbag

“I have enough jewelry.” SAID NO WOMAN EVER…….

Wishful & Whimsical vs. Why not? Life changes, people change and tough times come and go, but jewelry is always there.   Jewelry makes you feel confident.  It’s the sparkle that completes your outfit and makes you shine.   Whether it’s a bauble ring, your favorite diamond stud earrings, or a dazzling bib necklace, jewelry… Continue reading “I have enough jewelry.” SAID NO WOMAN EVER…….

Shoes: Magical & Money-Saving

Just a little excerpt from my new book being released by Amazon on Monday, April 13th!  I’m so excited to share it with you. “I will not tell you shoes have to be comfortable all the time. Some shoes are gorgeous and totally worth the pain. (ref: Mr. Blahnik and Mr. Choo) These are the… Continue reading Shoes: Magical & Money-Saving