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

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

Notes of a Fashionista

Five on Friday September 9, 2022 “The purpose of education, finally, is to create in a person the ability to look at the world for himself, to make his own decisions.” — James Baldwin One: Back to School The school year has officially started for most of the United States. I’ve seen many back-to-school photos… Continue reading Notes of a Fashionista

Breaking Fashion Rules

When I think of breaking fashion rules, Iris Apfel is the first person that comes to mind. She just turned 101; follow her on Instagram for fashion inspiration and her fun style of dressing up. “More is more & less is a bore.” “With her iconic oversized glasses, penchant for color, layers of heavy, bold jewelry,… Continue reading Breaking Fashion Rules

Tennis Anyone?

The US Open is in full swing. This week’s schedule includes qualifying matches; the official play begins on August 29th. US Open Schedule (Cover photo credit: Photo by Pete Staples/USTA and photo caption: American Whitney Osuigwe defeated Mirjam Bjorklund of Sweden, 6-3, 6-6.) Serena Williams has announced that she will retire after this tournament. Read about her in… Continue reading Tennis Anyone?

Notes of a Fashionista

Five on Friday July 8, 2022 “Live in the sunshine. Swim in the sea. Drink in the wild air.” Ralph Waldo Emerson One: Summer Fitness Summer brings warmer temperatures and longer days; these two things should get us outside for some summer activities. Last week I wrote about yoga and taking an outdoor yoga class,… Continue reading Notes of a Fashionista

Notes of a Fashionista

Five on Friday July 1, 2022 “Yoga is the practice of being close to yourself, no matter what is happening within or around you.” — Elena Brower One: Practicing Yoga and the Yoga Retreat I started a regular yoga practice about ten years ago. I found an instructor I liked, and I enjoyed my weekly… Continue reading Notes of a Fashionista