No.3 Pencil

In line with Monday’s enthusiastic post about pencil skirts, I felt compelled to present a collage that would paint one pencil skirt in three different ensembles based on the look you want to create. In case you haven’t cleaned out your closet and purged, it’s never too late. Peruse this post... Read More

Five Spring Trends to Wear Now

There have been 9 non-stop days of Paris Fashion Week that officially ended fashion month starting in New York to London and Milan, and ending in Paris. We are finally able to sit-back and mull over the beehives! Grunge! The stripes! — the semi-annual celebration of style that has marched... Read More

Easy Denim

Today, in more ways to cover your butt in denim of any variety, I bring you the over-sized, acid-washed jean. Have I mentioned that baggy pants are back? Not sure about them? Try Bermuda shorts! A bra let! A full skirt! All of these trendoids for Spring have serious staying power... Read More

Back to Kool

Yesterday, on a local radio station, the Radio DeeJay was a comparing the end of summer to a box of chocolate doughnuts. The comparison went like this: summer started on Memorial Day with a full box of doughnuts on the kitchen counter. On Labor Day, when you scurry into the... Read More

Wide Leg, Part Deux

What’s skin-tight and gives you a laundry list of side effects that read like this: lower back-pain, cut-off leg circulation, nerve compression and gives you cameltoe? Yes, this is a quiz, not a pharmaceutical commercial. Give up? Nothing, in the lower region of your body, this coming season. I really thought... Read More


I was never one to get on the running-sneaker-as-fashion bandwagon as I actually was Melanie Griffith’s character in Working Girl back in the late 80’s when I commuted back and forth to my office. As soon as I exited that door, those heels were swapped out for kicks, a quick... Read More

Fashion Secret

Smack dab in the middle of summer, I am feeling jejune about the fabulousness of my closet including clothing and accessories. Mon Dieu! Since the sales on fine designer digs are clearly over (did you get anything at the Net-A-Porter sale?) and the fall clothing is starting to trickle in stores and... Read More

Absoleggy Fabulous for Spring

Hashtag #Absoleggy. I just made up my own word. Definition: a term used to describe a person with toned abs and long luscious legs. I am about to drop the bomb on you. The proper lady-like à la 1960’s suburban housewife trend is back in fashion, as you know by... Read More

Foot Stompin’

Among the many manifestos that I have made this past season; most notably wide-leg pants, mixing prints, oversized coats, and over-the-top fur, I have not forgotten about what has been occurring below ankle level. Knee-high boots are more prevalent than booties, the platform shoe is not dead, and we see... Read More

More Milan

Hat Balenciaga , coat Prada Photographs by Phil Oh for Vogue.com Today was the final day of the Fashion shows in Milan and the lineup today went like this: Alberta Ferretti, Dsquared2, Roberto Cavalli, Versace, Versus, ending with Armani.  The troops have marched onto Paris for the finale, the pièce de... Read More