Black is Always the New Black

No matter how vociferously designers, stores and the press promote color, good old black remains a big favorite. Certainly, living here in the big city, black for fall transitions so smoothly to the whipping winds and cold city streets that beckon at our doorstep. So, what do we do? We... Read More

Navy and Black

Deciding to wear a single color from head to toe takes commitment and a dash of daring. There is a reason most women seeking monochromatic outfits immediately gravitate towards an all-black ensemble. The color black does not make mistakes,” said Caroline de Maigret, model and muse, and author of “How to Be... Read More

The It Shoe of the Fall Season

After happily spending many languid summer days either barefoot on the beach or in the Birkenstock du jour, Fall came crashing in and ruined it. A harsh reminder that fall gets chilly, duh, and closed-toe options are the only way to go, I felt obligated to check in on my shoes... Read More


It’s July 2nd, and you know what that means?  You are two days shy of the Best Weekend Ever. No matter where you live, hopefully you’re putting on your T-shirt and denim shorts and getting your body ready to dip into the ocean. If not physically getting in, than the... Read More

Star-Spangled Style

The 4th of July is just 5 days away and maybe it’s all of the World Cup fever that has me wanting to shout USA! Or maybe it is a verifiable excuse to coordinate some red, white and blue in my wardrobe or even better, hightail it out of the... Read More

Cropping Up

It’s finally here –one of the first of the summer Friday series, yeah! and what are you going to do to celebrate? Having a glass of wine? Taking a yoga class? I did something the other day that I have never done before so I am going to celebrate the... Read More

Desert Storm

What do Birkenstocks, mirrored sunglasses, and loads of fringe have in common? You guessed it, it’s almost music festival season. If luck would have it that you’re going to the neon carnival that is Coachella, consider yourself a lucky dog. There are going to be daytime pool parties galore sponsored... Read More

On Birkenstocks

There was that moment last fall when Celiné showed fluffy Birkenstocks for Spring when a collective sigh rippled through the fashion crowd. It was dubbed a universally “ugly shoe” as soon as the critics could start typing into their MacBooks. But Phoebe Philo’s interpretation always leaves the crowd flummoxed. Can... Read More