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

The Met Gala and The Gilded Age

The 2022 Met Gala will take place on Monday 2 May in New York City. It celebrates the second volume in a two-part Costume Institute exhibition. The first, In America: A Lexicon of Fashion, opened on September 18, and was preceded by the 2021 Met Gala on September 13.” From Vogue magazine, “The 2022 Met Gala… Continue reading The Met Gala and The Gilded Age

Tuesday Trend Day: winter hats

Most of the country is in a deep freeze right now so I thought I should write about keeping your head warm in a stylish way. When it is really cold out my number one priority is to stay warm but there are ways to look good while you are trying to stay warm. This… Continue reading Tuesday Trend Day: winter hats

Tuesday Trend Day: Leopard Print

Leopard print is another trend that has been around for many years but it never seems to go out of style. I think it is a fun fall print to wear. I have a couple of leopard pieces that I love, a scarf and booties. I wore them this past weekend as part of my… Continue reading Tuesday Trend Day: Leopard Print

Saturday Street Style: Photographer Bill Cunningham

In lieu of my regular Saturday street style post this week I am going to write about the iconic street style photographer: Bill Cunningham. Bill Cunningham provides pictures for two sections of the New York Times Sunday Styles section, On the Street and Evening Hours. The On the street piece is my favorite part of… Continue reading Saturday Street Style: Photographer Bill Cunningham

Tuesday Trend Day: Burgundy

One of the fall trends I observed at the Nordstrom fashion show on Saturday was burgundy pieces. I thought I covered this color in a previous post but maybe I just did the research and never wrote the post! So I’m covering this color trend now. Ron Burgundy will be back in the theaters in… Continue reading Tuesday Trend Day: Burgundy