You know how the internet loves things fitting perfectly into other things? I love when hemlines match up. It’s so satisfying. It’s the same feeling I get with vintage twinsets and necklines that perfectly frame a necklace. This was meant to be, duh. Kate Middleton is a walking, talking example of these idyllic outfits. I, the vast majority of the time, am … Keep reading…

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If you ditch the ‘dress’ part of a shirt dress, does it make it simply a shirt? Or does it qualify as a duster because of the length? Dusters have such a bad name. Or maybe that’s just in my head. And god, a denim duster sounds even worse – like maybe it’s the cowboy love child of Britney and Justin’s legendary … Keep reading…

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Is January too early to find my new favorite piece of 2017? My mother and her good buddy, Santa – don’t be jealous, but I’ve been told they’re tight – gave me a holiday IOU for an afternoon of shopping and an item I admired but wouldn’t normally splurge on. Something unique, something special, something with that ‘wow’ factor… And while we … Keep reading…

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I bought this dress largely because my husband wouldn’t let me buy a chenille bedspread. Let’s backtrack: I adore chenille bedspreads. The nubs of the fabric stick out in the most pleasant way, and the coverlet itself tends to be the perfect weight — thin enough to layer but thick enough to make you feel tucked in and secure in bed. They remind me … Keep reading…

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I love breaking a few rules as much as the next pattern clashing, red-lipstick-in-the-AM wearing gal, but mixing brown and black used to seem like the unbreakable law of style. Like I was when I was convinced I knew how to pronounce druzy, said I wouldn’t like margaritas, and swore I’d never be a dog person, I was wrong. Just don’t tell … Keep reading…

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