• Sezane pleated skirts
    Fashion,  Lifestyle

    Sezane and new friends…

    The Sezane apartment in New York City sets the scene for a first meeting with one of my Instagram friends. One of the aspects of blogging I love best is meeting people with similar interests.  When I first started this blogging journey, the road seemed very lonely.  Instagram (IG) makes networking very easy.  You can find and follow those with similar interests or styles and develop a relationship by commenting on posts.  But because IG is global, it is rare that you actually get to meet these people who become your friends. Well, I did recently get a chance to meet one of my IG friends, Laura from @abouttheoutfits.  I’ve been following Laura since…

  • Matching set outfit
    Fashion

    Matching sets and why you need them!

      Matching sets are your new best friend!  We’ve all been there right? A closet packed with clothes but the never-ending dilemma of having nothing to wear? Let’s get to the bottom of this. You get sucked into the friends & family coupon you have received in your inbox. You browse the site and start adding things to your cart. Nothing you need right now, but these are all things that you “might need someday”. I remember specifically buying a dress with the thought of wearing it at a cafe on the Italian coast. I pictured myself sitting there drinking a coffee overlooking the Mediterranean. It was the perfect dress…

  • Zimmermann floral pants
    Fashion

    The allure of Zimmermann

    Zimmermann.  The name hardly needs an introduction.  This Australian brand has been gained speed among fashionista’s for the last several years.  The aesthetic is sophisticated feminine with a playful feel.  Along with swimwear, the ready-to-wear collections feature a lot of florals and light flowing fabrics. I have been a fan of Zimmermann for quite some time now.  After seeing this gorgeous pair of linen pants on sale, I finally made the jump and bought my first Zimmermann item.  Upon opening the package, I had an immediate smile on my face.  These pants have everything ticked off my “must” list for good quality pants. First, they are linen.  I love a…

  • Fendi sneakers with dress
    Fashion

    The Sneaker Trend for the Classic Girl

    The sneaker trend is here to stay.  Who doesn’t like good comfy sneaker?  I sure do for working out, but for fashion?  I have to admit it took me a while to come around to this one.  I’m not one to buy into every single trend.  Only the ones that really resonate with me.  Sneakers and dresses did not initially resonate with me but with time, things can change.  Here I will show you how I am wearing the sneaker trend while staying true to my classic style. First, my gym sneakers will remain my gym sneakers.  The hunt to find the perfect pair of fashion sneakers for me took…

  • Fall Transitional dressing
    Fashion

    The Key to Transitional Dressing

    It happens every season.  That in-between weather feeling when you don’t know what to wear.  Transitional dressing from Summer to Fall can be challenging.  It’s not cold enough for a jacket, yet not warm enough for shorts.  Here I will breakdown the keys to successful transitional dressing.  Be sure to stick with classics so that you can use these pieces year after year. First, jeans will be your best friend in that in-between season dilemma.  Get yourself a good pair of jeans.  They can be long or cropped.  Think of jeans as your neutral.  They go with just about everything and can easily be dressed up or down.  I love…

  • Street style chic Paris
    Fashion

    Street style chic in Sandro

    What do you think of when you hear the term street style? I think of a cool Parisian girl wearing an edgy outfit. Probably jeans and a funky top, cool shoes, and a great bag. Street style has taken on so many meanings in the last decade. For me, street style is still true to me but with an edge. I am a classic girl. I love feminine lines. How does a classic girl who loves girly dresses pull off street style? Sandro is the answer. The brand keeps true to feminine lines but adds an element of street chic. Ah Sandro. I have a real soft spot for French…

  • Staud Nautical dress
    Fashion

    The Art of Nautical Dressing Explained Here

    There is an art to nautical dressing.  You can quickly go from cool to cutesy if you don’t coordinate right. Nautical dressing is inspired by the ocean, sailing, and ships. It is a classic summer style. Navy blue, white, and red are the traditional colors used. Ocean themes such as fish, lobsters, and anchors can add a fun twist.  Whether it is your accessories, color theme, or pattern that inspires your look, you don’t want to overdo it. Understated is the key to success here. When selecting your nautical outfit you should consider 3 things.  Where you are wearing the outfit, the comfort, and the overall feel you are going for. …

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  • Fashion

    Summer bags you need to know

    There are so many great summer bags to choose from.  I wanted to help breakdown some top picks and brands that you need to know.  These are all great for summer or any warm weather getaways. Nannacay Nannacay bags are more than just bags. They are works of art.  The inspiration behind the Nannacay brand comes from founder Marcia Kemp’s travels to exotic destinations, where culture and people were the highlights.  During one of her visits to the tribe of Massai in Africa, she witnessed the local craftsmanship and wanted to share this beauty with the world.  This idea lead to the creation of Nannacay which means sisterhood.  Today Nannacay products…

  • Asymmetric garden party dress
    Fashion

    Choosing a dress length

      Choosing the right dress length can be difficult. You need to consider the formality of the event, weather, and comfort.  Most important, is what you are comfortable in.  There are no set rules.  Here’s a guide to help you choose for your next event. Mini While there are no rules for the length of your dress, my own rule is that the more casual the event, the shorter the dress. A shorter dress can be styled down with flat shoes or kitten heels.  I love this mini dress for a family picnic or graduation party. The print just screams summer! Pair it with these yellow sandals and you have the perfect summer…

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  • red accessories
    Fashion

    Choosing the right accessories for your style

      Accessories, you either love them or you hate them.  There are so many options for accessories out there, that it can be overwhelming.  You have shoes, bags, and jewelry.  How do you know what colors and styles to choose from?  And when do you know when enough is enough?  Let’s break it down. First, think about what type of outfits you normally wear.  Are you a neutral outfit wearer, or do you prefer lots of bold color?  If you are looking to just add a few staples accessories into your wardrobe, I would say that you neutral loving gals should try adding some color into your looks with bold…

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