Notes of a Fashionista

Five on Friday November 4, 2022 “Color! What a deep and mysterious language, the language of dreams.” — Paul Gauguin One: Monochrome outfits A monochrome outfit is a full dress combination (usually including headwear, purse, footwears, and other accessories) that uses only variations of a single color, usually differing only in lightness and darkness. Wikipedia… Continue reading Notes of a Fashionista

Monochrome Outfits

A monochrome outfit is a full dress combination (usually including headwear, purse, footwears, and other accessories) that uses only variations of a single color, usually differing only in lightness and darkness. Wikipedia I’ve recently seen many stylish monochrome outfits on celebrities, on television, and in person on strangers; this has inspired the topic for this… Continue reading Monochrome Outfits

Notes of a Fashionista

Five on Friday September 16, 2022 “Courage is being scared to death but saddling up anyway.” – John Wayne One: Saddle Up Horses are beautiful animals. From Britannica,”The relationship of the horse to humans has been unique. The horse is a partner and friend. It has plowed fields and brought in the harvest, hauled goods… Continue reading Notes of a Fashionista

Saddle Up

Horses are beautiful animals. From Britannica, “The relationship of the horse to humans has been unique. The horse is a partner and friend. It has plowed fields and brought in the harvest, hauled goods and conveyed passengers, followed game and tracked cattle, and carried combatants into battle and adventurers to unknown lands.“ There are two horse-related trends I’ve… Continue reading Saddle Up

Breaking Fashion Rules

When I think of breaking fashion rules, Iris Apfel is the first person that comes to mind. She just turned 101; follow her on Instagram for fashion inspiration and her fun style of dressing up. “More is more & less is a bore.” “With her iconic oversized glasses, penchant for color, layers of heavy, bold jewelry,… Continue reading Breaking Fashion Rules

Tennis Anyone?

The US Open is in full swing. This week’s schedule includes qualifying matches; the official play begins on August 29th. US Open Schedule (Cover photo credit: Photo by Pete Staples/USTA and photo caption: American Whitney Osuigwe defeated Mirjam Bjorklund of Sweden, 6-3, 6-6.) Serena Williams has announced that she will retire after this tournament. Read about her in… Continue reading Tennis Anyone?

Notes of a Fashionista

Five on Friday July 22, 2022 “And into the forest I go, to lose my mind and find my soul.” –John Muir One: Hiking The great outdoors is fun to explore. You are wandering around the trees, plants, and wildlife, taking in the beauty of nature. Does this sound nice to you? If so, hiking… Continue reading Notes of a Fashionista

Summer Activities and Trends

“And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer.” —F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby Summer officially arrived on June 21st. The summer season brings warmer temps, longer days,… Continue reading Summer Activities and Trends

Notes of a Fashionista

Five on Friday May 20, 2022 “Life truly begins only after you have put your house in order.” – Marie Kondo One: Spring Cleaning As flowers bloom and temperatures change in the spring, it’s a good time to change your closet organization. Put away the heavy sweaters and take out some summer pieces. Change out… Continue reading Notes of a Fashionista

Notes of a Fashionista- Issue #4

Five on Friday May 13, 2022 “People waste their time pondering whether a glass is half empty or half full. Me, I just drink whatever’s in the glass.” — Sophia from The Golden Girls One: Fancy Grandmother and Coastal Chic Fancy Grandmother: The coastal grandmother trend is primarily about wearing neutral colors, but if you… Continue reading Notes of a Fashionista- Issue #4