Team Heels or Team Flats

I’ve run this poll twice over the last twelve years, and both times the results were interesting. The first time, about ten years ago, it was a slam dunk victory for Team Heels. My word, we were a pitiful Team Flats. People batted for Team Heels even when they could barely wear them, because they preferred the way they looked.

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale: Accessories, Lounge & Active Wear

Accessories were good, although the assortment was smaller than usual. Take the time to browse them because there are gems that we miss …

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Nordstrom Anniversary Sale: Skirts, Pants & Jeans

There were some great skirts at the NAS this year, which my clients and I welcomed with open arms. There were finally options with some …

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Link Love: Summer Reading

If you’re looking for some Summer reading material for the beach, your next trip, or just to relax at home on the couch with a …

My NAS Shopping Strategy, 2018

The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is perfectly timed for me because I like to shop early in the retail season. I can secure the best …

Your Favourite Styling Techniques

I’ve noticed that there are a few styling strategies that I use frequently in my outfits. The first three pander to my …

Two Pressing Fab Finds

And now for something that isn’t style, but is somewhat style related. I don’t enjoy ironing, but I do it because I like …

Wardrobe Workhorses

A wardrobe workhorse is an item of clothing, pair of shoes, or accessory that gets a LOT of wear. Workhorses can be simple and subtle, …

The NAS Is Here

The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale opens to the public on July 20. Early access, available to Nordstrom card members, started today. The …

Your Spring and Summer Wild Cards

A wild card is an item that is atypical for your style persona, but that speaks to you in some way. Adding a wild card to your wardrobe …

Celebrating Diversity in Style

I turn 48 today and feel extremely blessed. I’m happy, healthy, loved, have dear friends, a wonderful family, the best husband, …

Link Love: The Summer of the Straw Hat

Last time we talked about sunscreen products, but hats are a great way to add an extra layer of sun protection. This time of the year …

Annual Make-Up Update

I love to wear a bit of make-up and do so daily. I find that it adds polish and definition to my physical features. That said, …

Fashion News Roundup: June 2018

A Nordstrom arts partnership, a Pierre Cardin documentary and other style news that caught our attention this month. Asos has pledged …

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Ten Fashion Fallacies

Fashion is still quite fickle, but it’s a lot less rigid than it used to be. We are living in an era that is accepting and …

Link Love: Sunnies for Summer 2018

Almost anything goes in fashion these days, but just like with clothes, there are sunglasses trends that stand out each year. Tiny …

Link Love: Sun Protection in 2018

The Environmental Working Group has released its sunscreen guide for 2018. Here is a rundown of the most notable category 1 products in …

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Five Good Reasons to Shop in Advance

I don’t believe in waiting before wearing. The reason you bought the item in the first place was to wear it, not to stare at it. …

Six Tips for Happy Spring & Summer Feet

The snow and ice is gone, the sun is out, and temperatures are up. That means showcasing your feet in sandals, mules, slides, and …

Fashion News Roundup: May 2018

A Grace Coddington talk show, a new fashion documentary, a J.Crew relaunch, and more news from the fashion trenches this month. Target …

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