The Quintessential Ballet Flat

I’ve been wearing ballet flats for years, I used to stock up during London Sole’s yearly sale, with adding a few pairs during the regular season, often buying duplicates. The London Sole boutique on Maiden Lane closed it’s doors long before the pandemic and I had to swing by a London Sole location while travelingContinue reading “The Quintessential Ballet Flat”

The Oversized Shirt

I’ve always worn oversized shirts, especially during extreme weather, like the summer heat. Usually in cotton or linen blends with the sleeves rolled up. It’s nice to see the oversized shirt is everywhere now. I heart skipped a few beats today when I discovered the New Valentino oversized dress shirts, especially in that gorgeous shadeContinue reading “The Oversized Shirt”

Style Profile: Monica Mahoney, Designer At Monica By Monica Mahoney

It’s impossible to not want a dress or blouse by Monica Mahoney, they are beautifully made and remind you of summer vacations. The perfect dress/blouse that transports you to summer. I don’t wear dresses often, but a dress or blouse from Monica is definitely on my wish list. She’s been traveling, holding Trunk Shows inContinue reading “Style Profile: Monica Mahoney, Designer At Monica By Monica Mahoney”

A Love Affair With Beads……..

Did you know that beads were one of the first forms of trade, and that having beads scattered around your home is considered good luck……. My friend Twiga used to own an African Gallery, where she sold antique beads, some dating before AD. Because of Twiga I am the proud owner of an Evil EyeContinue reading “A Love Affair With Beads……..”

The Sweatshirt is Having a Moment

The sweatshirt has come a long way. Now almost every major fashion house has a version of the basic tried-and-true sweatshirt. They are not just for working out, you can pair a sweatshirt with nicer denim, trousers, skirts and wear them over a crisp white-dress shirt for added texture. The sweatshirt is now available inContinue reading “The Sweatshirt is Having a Moment”

The Other Sneaker

I am thrilled I bought my Nike Women’s Air Zoom Pegasus sneakers last year, not only are they comfortable, but chic too. To be strolling around Paris, window shopping or running around the Musée d’Orsay, it’s my favorite Museum in Paris. I’m wistful, dreaming of travel. I either buy my sneakers at Carbon38 or Bandier,Continue reading “The Other Sneaker”

Style Profile: Christa D’Souza, Journalist, London, England

I have several Icons, but they are not fashion related, what I find iconic is a good journalist, and Christa needs no introduction, if you’re into beauty, fashion, and wellness then you know who she is. I look forward to reading her articles in British Vogue, W Magazine and especially enjoyed her articles for Net-a-Porter.Continue reading “Style Profile: Christa D’Souza, Journalist, London, England”