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‘Tis The Season

Happy Friday, everyone! The holidays are upon us and with them parties big and small. Whether you already know what you’ll be wearing to your Thanksgiving celebration or you’re still in a quandary about what to put on, I’m here to tell you that this is the perfect time of year to take liberties with your look. Step out of your comfort zone and surprise everyone, especially yourself, by wearing something unexpected and fun. I’m not talking about donning one of those horrible Christmas sweaters (though, if that’s your thing, go for it!). I’m simply talking about changing things...

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The Blanket Scarf

Okay, I’m not going to lie to you. Styling my blanket scarf for today’s post was not as easy as I thought it would be. In fact, trying to style it kind of turned into a comedy routine, with me eventually falling on the floor, laughing hysterically. I tried and I tied (yes, I meant to say tied :) ) and I even looked for help on Youtube. (Come on, I know you’ve done this too :) ) and still, I couldn’t get the thing to cooperate. Why, I wondered, weren’t my corners lining up like hers? Why did...

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Tailored Layering

As the temperatures start to drop, layering up just goes with the territory. And while I love all the different options out there right now for keeping warm and looking chic at the same time, my favorite kind of layering is tailored. It may sound like a contradiction, but yes, layering can be sleek, depending on the bulk of the pieces you choose. As is the case with my look today, sometimes all it takes is the addition of a belt to keep those layers from swallowing you up. I’m wearing wide leg trousers – a wardrobe staple in...

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Well Suited

It’s been quite a while since I’ve worn a suit – years actually. Once upon a time they predominated my wardrobe – my uniform while a TV News anchor and reporter – but I replaced them long ago with separates and dresses and have never looked back. Until now. The put-together power suit has reemerged and it looks better than ever. I’m loving this refreshed version from J.Crew’s Italian stretch wool collection for its simplicity and easy elegance.  Its clean lines and modern silhouette have me wondering how I ever could have turned my back on this closet staple....

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