Birchbox No. 5: Whish, Incoco, Madewell, Caldrea & Serge Normant

Birchbox No. 5: Whish, Incoco, Madewell, Caldrea & Serge Normant

I took my time reviewing my March Birchbox; if nothing else, I kept having reasons to not have blue patterned nails and it slowed the sweet Birchbox process down. Finally! Everything has been used and reviewed– and, for the most part, enjoyed. Note: Amazing how many reasons there are in adult, career-having life to not have blue patterned nails. Bummer. Remember, if you’re interested … Keep reading…

Rethinking Casual Friday | Denim on top, teal on bottom

Rethinking Casual Friday | Denim on top, teal on bottom

Imagine this: You’re at Target after a particularly gnarly Thursday, mocking (and being terribly disappointed) by the new Kate Young collection– more on that issue to come– when you spot the perfect, on-sale work-ready skirt. It’s colorful. It’s comfortable. But it’s Thursday, so it won’t be worn till Monday, as Fridays are casual. No way. What fashion-lover has that kind of patience? (Many … Keep reading…

Mobili-Tees, Graphic Tees, Bee’s Knees

It’s amazing what a little temperature increase can do for a gal. Year after year, I have these bullshit, quasi-nostalgic start-of-spring highs; I can feel it in my hair and it shows all the way to the tips of my curling, tapping fingers. Old favorites resurface, as if they’d been buried under the snow with all the rocks and flower bulbs and–poof!– … Keep reading…

Unusual necklines for unstoppable outfits

I’ve always known my pick: V-neck, all the way. While I have mixed emotions about men in V-necks– a discussion for another day– they’re both flattering and comfortable on ladies. And although I can stay happy with the same-old, same-old (ahem, I’ve ordered the same sandwich at Subway since 1995), today I wore something a little… sharper. As a birthday gift, Lance … Keep reading…