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

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

Notes of a Fashionista

Welcome to my new weekly newsletter; Notes of a Fashionista. The Daily Skimm inspired this publication; I want to share a weekly trend report that can be read quickly. If you’d like to read more about the topics covered, there will be links. Some links will be to my blog, and some will be to… Continue reading Notes of a Fashionista

Tuesday Trend Day: 90s trends

I’m sorry my Tuesday trend day posts have been MIA. I don’t have a good excuse. My day to day tasks and work got in the way. I’m going to make an effort to get back on schedule! Starting with today’s post about 90s trends. I came across this article that inspired today’s post: http://www.fabsugar.com/Fashion-Trends-From-90s-34636660… Continue reading Tuesday Trend Day: 90s trends

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