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Laura’s Take

Stylist, Laura Romeo Classic American style is: “Jackie Kennedy, a white shirt, blue jeans, Ralph Lauren, pearls, a saddle color handbag” Classic American style with a modern edge : “A great white tee shirt under a white shirt and layer upon layer upon layer of pearl necklaces and gold chains—wear them all at once.” Be advised: “Make sure if you’re going to layer all of those necklaces that you get your hair out of your face. Do an up-do, low chignon, or low ponytail, even a classic braid—they’re all back—and this way you’re showing off your face and your...

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Vintage February

Someone captured this image of me back in my college days, and I promise this was no posed shot. This is typical Mary, daydreaming, or in this case night-dreaming about something deep and profound I’m sure:) Check out that calendar hanging on the wall over my shoulder…February, 1979! The only thing I remember about this photo is that it was taken at a party and that I loved the garnet silk blouse I was wearing. Ah, those college days were some of the best! Time flies! *** If you’ve got a vintage photograph you’d like to share please email...

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Just before Christmas I spotted Allison Williams wearing this gorgeous yet simple, leather-and-cashmere Calvin Klein sheath dress and I knew I liked her style. The clean lines, buttery texture, and understated nude color of this dress are the epitome of sophisticated chic. The statuesque actress who stars in the hit HBO series Girls, has been on my radar for a while now because of her impeccable style sensability. Take the above look, for instance. She is nothing short of polished perfection in an icy blue satin Christian Dior dress. The embellished bodice, the pleated, A-Line silhouette, the pale pink Dior...

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