The 90s – “Don’t call it a comeback”

In honor of the release of The 90s show on Netflix, I’d like to highlight some trends and things that have become popular in recent years. As L.L. Cool J says, “Don’t call it a comeback”; some of these trends have never really gone away, but I’ve been reading about things that take me right… Continue reading The 90s – “Don’t call it a comeback”

Notes of a Fashionista

Five on Friday January 6, 2023 “I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn’t say any other way.” – Georgia O’Keeffe One: Pantone Color of the Year 2023: Viva Magenta: “Viva Magenta is a nuanced crimson red with pink tones that presents a balance between warm and cool. Rooted in nature,… 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

Holiday Prep

I have plans to write about Christmas decor, movies, and traditions in December, but you can start getting ready for holiday fun now. I know some people start celebrating and preparing for Christmas on November 1st; I’ve seen the posts on Instagram. My inbox has been flooded with wish lists, gift lists, holiday decor, holiday… Continue reading Holiday Prep

Sweater Weather

Time to get cozy in your favorite fall sweater. I will explore a few basic sweater options for the fall season: The Sweater Vest From GQ, Abercrombie’s $50 Sweater Vest Is the Only Layer You Need Right Now. “A decade ago, you mostly encountered the sweater vest in three places: country clubs, ivy-clad college campuses,… Continue reading Sweater Weather

Notes of a Fashionista

Five on Friday October 14, 2022 “This is my costume. I’m a homicidal maniac. They look just like everyone else.” – Wednesday, The Addams Family (1991) One: Halloween Prep Witches, ghosts, and monsters, oh my! Things to do for Halloween: Read more in my Halloween post: https://lifestyleofafashionista.com/2022/10/13/halloween-prep/ Two: What to watch My fall TV list… Continue reading Notes of a Fashionista

Notes of a Fashionista

Five on Friday October 7, 2022 “I don’t see how a pumpkin patch could be more sincere than this one.” —It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown One: Pumpkin Season If September brings us apple season, October brings us pumpkin season. Pumpkin season lasts through November. Keep out the decor and keep baking those pumpkin desserts.… Continue reading Notes of a Fashionista

Fall Traditions

Fall has arrived! Yay! Can you tell it’s my favorite season?? Things I love about the fall: fall activities, fall foods, fall weather (in the northeast), and wearing layers, boots, jackets, etc. I also love fall decor, I don’t have a yard to decorate, but I love seeing the different ways people decorate their homes… Continue reading Fall Traditions

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