Sweat ‘er Done

Why on earth am I suggesting that you buy sweaters when L.A. had a record high of 81 degrees yesterday? Because you don’t all live in L.A. Also because this is the best possible time to buy women’s sweaters, as…

What’s New at Forever 21?

What’s new and wearable at Forever 21 on 1/21… It looks like the Easter Bunny wrote Forever 21′s color story for spring 2013.  There is a lot of mint green and pink. If this isn’t your thing (shock), most pieces…

Day Party! Or, Dresses to Wear While Drinking During Daylight

Daytime social events are a tricky beast, dress-wise. You don’t want to look like you forgot that you weren’t going to the office that day, or that you’re six hours early for drinks and dinner. But daytime events are also…

CashMEre Sweaters

Who doesn’t love cashmere? cashMEre See? Me in cashmere.  Right there. I’m always keen for simple crews and v-necks in cashmere, even if they do remind me of the cereulean blue sweater scene from The Devil Wears Prada. It’s worth…

Business Casual: A Double-Standard?

The Business Casual dress code…what does it bring to mind for you? Most offices outside of law and finance have adopted this fairly ambiguous set of non-rules for their employees. But the variation on how business casual is implemented both…

Accessizzleries: Ankle Boots

Bootie…shootie…ankle boot…shoe boot… Whatever you call them, it’s hard to deny the versatility and great look of an ankle boot. If you don’t like the idea of wearing these with skirts and dresses (I get how the chopped up line…

Runway Rework: Derek Lam Fall 2012

Derek Lam’s fall 2012 collection is quite subdued, particularly when it comes to color, but it’s also imbued with enough shape, structure and texture to form a lasting impression. I really liked this lean black leather bomber and A-line skirt…

Pants for Fall: It Should Be Easier Than This

Let’s say that you wanted to get dressed in the morning. Let’s also say that you had a simple blouse in mind, maybe a color blocked pullover like so: What would you do next?  Most people would reach for a…

Flats for Fall 2012

It’s always fun to shop for heels and platforms and knee-topping boots, but you know that it’s more of a challenge to find the shoes that we’re actually going to wear on a day-to-day, all-day basis. Here is a small…

Lemon/Neon/French’s Mustard/Emmy Yellow

A new color reigned supreme on the 2012 Emmy Awards red carpet (which everyone on the TV referred to as “night,” but which actually went down on a blazing hot afternoon), and it was YELLOW. Say goodbye to last spring’s…