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Not So Basic Black

When it comes to my own personal style I like to keep things as uncomplicated as possible. I’m typically  a minimalist, preferring to keep things clean and simple with just the slightest twist to add interest. Case in point – for a night out in the city this past weekend, I went back to my old friend black, eliminating the same old, same old vibe by wearing a sleeveless blazer sans shirt and pairing it with faux leather leggings. I added lace heels and a red bag and with not a bit of fuss I was good to go....

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Game On For Fall

The transition to fall clothing and accessories has begun, albeit slowly, due to the record-breaking temps we’ve been experiencing around here lately. Very difficult to get all layered up when it’s 90-degrees outside. I decided to go slowly into the season by incorporating two easy fall trends that wouldn’t leave me feeling like I was suffocating – leather booties and a bordeaux-fringed crossbody bag. When the weather turns cooler, which could be any time, the addition of tights and a moto jacket will keep this look in the game all season long. Equipment Blouse / Club Monaco Shorts (On sale!)...

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Peaches & Cream

Off to the city, my city, for the long weekend. And let me tell you, it is hot here in the Midwest! Fall? Nowhere in sight, which is why today’s look will definitely be in the suitcase. It’s been one of my go-to looks all summer. Love the cool, peachy color paired with the ivory shorts and my favorite nude sandals. Wishing you a wonderful weekend wherever in the world you happen to be. Make it a good one! xox-M *** Anthropologie Top / J.Crew shorts (similar / on sale ) / Chanel Bag / Zara Sandals/ Paloma Picasso Cuff ***...

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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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Almost Home

I’ve been traveling a fair amount this summer and have yet to really settle in to my new home. When I finally arrived back at the house last week I had to familiarize myself yet again with all its little nuances. One of my favorite things about the house is the enclosed sunroom. Talk about a room with a view! It looks out onto a beautiful lush garden of wildflowers and greenery. Honestly, it’s just a magical place that – no matter the day I’m having – never fails to put a smile on my face. Kudos to the...

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