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

Notes of a Fashionista

Five on Friday Issue #3 May 6, 2022 “Iris, in the movies, we have leading ladies and we have the best friend. You, I can tell, are a leading lady, but for some reason, you’re behaving like the best friend.” The Holiday (2006)  Nancy Meyers One: Coastal Grandmother The coastal grandmother trend has gotten a lot… Continue reading Notes of a Fashionista

The Nancy Meyers Obsession

Who is Nancy Meyers, and why is everyone talking about her movies? Nancy Meyers is a writer, director, and producer whose woman-centered movies are in the spotlight right now. Especially those movies where the women live their best lives in their “coastal grandmother” look. From IMDb, here is a list of films written by Nancy… Continue reading The Nancy Meyers Obsession

Tuesday Trend Day: Spring coats and jackets

Spring is finally in the air! The temperatures are rising but thankfully not too high yet. The really cold days are gone. It is time to change out the closet and put away winter coats. What type of jacket do you wear in the spring? You might already own some nice spring jackets but in… Continue reading Tuesday Trend Day: Spring coats and jackets

Tuesday Trend Day: 90s trends

I’m sorry my Tuesday trend day posts have been MIA. I don’t have a good excuse. My day to day tasks and work got in the way. I’m going to make an effort to get back on schedule! Starting with today’s post about 90s trends. I came across this article that inspired today’s post:… Continue reading Tuesday Trend Day: 90s trends

Tuesday Trend Day: Coat on Your Shoulders

2/18/14 As I put together my New York fashion week post I continue to see this trend of wearing your coat on your shoulders without putting your arms into the coat. With the cold and snowy weather in Boston, I can’t imagine trying this trend. I need my arms to be warm right now! Basically… Continue reading Tuesday Trend Day: Coat on Your Shoulders

Tuesday Trend Day: Faux Fur

I visited New York City last weekend and took some pictures outside Fashion Week. There will be a Saturday Street Style post coming soon with more pictures. I am a little behind on writing my posts. One trend I spotted on the street and on Instagram was faux fur or real fur. I can’t tell… Continue reading Tuesday Trend Day: Faux Fur

Tuesday Trend Day: stylish glasses

I’m going to take a break from highlighting winter clothing and focus on a necessary accessory: glasses. I am near sighted and have needed to wear contacts or glasses since high school. I mostly wear my contacts and only recently updated my glasses style (10 years later!) I choose a larger dark frame that you… Continue reading Tuesday Trend Day: stylish glasses