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

Coastal Chic a.k.a Resort Wear

After writing about the coastal grandmother, I’m ready to write about upgrading the neutral looks to a look I call coastal chic (or resort wear). There are things I like about the coastal grandmother look, but I prefer jazzing up my coastal styles with bright colors, big hats, and flowing garments. Coastal Chic, a.k.a, resort… Continue reading Coastal Chic a.k.a Resort Wear

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

Saturday Street Style: New York City

When: Saturday February 8, 2014 Where: New York City I always enjoy visiting New York City. I’ve been there many times over the years usually with family and friends. This particular Saturday I decided to do some exploring on my own. I had three destinations in mind: Lincoln Center, the Central Park Zoo, and Dylan’s… Continue reading Saturday Street Style: New York City

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: 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

Saturday Street Style: Peabody Essex Museum

When: Sunday January 19, 2014 Where: Salem, MA Peabody Essex Museum  http://www.pem.org/ A friend of mine invited me to view a special exhibit at the Peabody Essex Museum. We decided to take the trip on Sunday instead of Saturday but I wanted to write about it for my weekend post. I have been to Salem… Continue reading Saturday Street Style: Peabody Essex Museum

Tuesday Trend Day: the winter parka

Another week and we are experiencing yet another polar vortex that has inspired my topic for today. Something to help you stay warm during this cold spell: the winter parka. There are a lot of winter coat options to help you stay warm. I have a down coat that is my go to item when… Continue reading Tuesday Trend Day: the winter parka