Five Basic Pieces

The first day of fall is September 22, 2022. Fall is my favorite season. I love the cooler temperatures, the changing color of the leaves, and the cozy clothing items I wear on repeat. The few weeks leading up to the official start of fall can include some pleasant weather days in the northeast. I’ve… Continue reading Five Basic Pieces

Notes of a Fashionista

Five on Friday July 29, 2022 “So I’m just gon’ sittin’ on the dock of the bayWatchin’ the tide roll away, oohI’m sittin’ on the dock of the bay, wastin’ time” Otis Redding One: Sitting on the dock of the bay When the summer temperatures rise to record-setting numbers, I’d like to chill by the… Continue reading Notes of a Fashionista

Tuesday Trend Day: Stripes

August 20, 2013 We are close to the end of summer, I’m sorry but it is true. One trend that works well for this time of year is stripes. I like clothing with stripes; there are causal and dressy striped pieces. A striped shirt or dress is a classic wardrobe staple. Add a statement necklace… Continue reading Tuesday Trend Day: Stripes

Saturday Street Style: Gilt Warehouse Sale

When: August 10, 2013 Where: Revere Hotel Boston, MA I love finding a good deal so when I heard about the Gilt City warehouse sale I knew I had to sign up! I have a membership with Gilt and Gilt City and I have attended many events with Gilt City as well as saved money… Continue reading Saturday Street Style: Gilt Warehouse Sale

Saturday Street Style: Catalyst Event

Where: Catalyst When: June 29, 2013 This past Saturday I was invited by fellow blogger Georgina to attend an event at Catalyst in Cambridge. This event was run by Elizabeth Santos for Hawaiian King Bread. The meals were prepared by Chef William Kovel using King’s Hawaiian products. Courtney Taira of King’s Hawaiian was there to… Continue reading Saturday Street Style: Catalyst Event

Manly Monday: the man bag

My blog is about style choices, trends, observations, tips, as well as general fashion and beauty talk. I decided to expand the blog to cover men’s styles as well. Alexis of recently wrote a post about how easy men have it when it comes to putting together an outfit. I agree with her but… Continue reading Manly Monday: the man bag

A pop of color

Do you tend to wear the same colors? I have a lot of black in my wardrobe but I’m trying to add some colorful pieces. There are a lot of colorful options available online and at your favorite stores. Here are some ways you can add a pop of color: Accessories. If you are concerned… Continue reading A pop of color

Mad Men at Banana Republic

Have you missed Don Draper, Joan, Penny, Roger, Betty, and the creative team at Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce? The return of Mad Men is quickly approaching. Season five finally begins on AMC on March 25, 2012 at 9 PM est. In honor of the drama filled with smoking, crying, sleeping around and drinking martinis I… Continue reading Mad Men at Banana Republic

Favorite outfit

I believe that when a person looks good, they feel good. That statement is definitely true with me. I love it when an outfit I have chosen looks great; this puts me in a great mood. I also enjoy the compliments that come from a well chosen outfit. Who doesn’t love a nice compliment? I can remember… Continue reading Favorite outfit