I am in the throes of packing for a trip to Lake Tahoe. Pro: absolutely everything going in is comfy and casual. Con: ski clothing and accoutrements are bulky as hell. At least I'm not entertaining fantasies of getting it all in a carry on. A Lafco Ski House candle and chocolates from our local … Continue reading apres ski
Donna Karan silk jersey dress $2,080 - harveynichols.com Helmut Lang jersey dress $140 - net-a-porter.com J Crew polka dot silk blouse $128 - jcrew.com Equipment star silk blouse $248 - intermixonline.com Nine West leather pumps $79 - ninewest.com Manolo Blahnik leather pumps $625 - barneys.com Vintage Chanel shoulder bag $4,110 - harveynichols.com Hamilton stainless steel watch $495 - macys.com … Continue reading The Friday Five: Classic Pieces You’ll Never Regret
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Do you always gravitate to the same color? This is it for me. Thank goodness it works on brunettes. I'm loving the above swimsuit from J Crew, though I'd rather cut off a small appendage than put it on after the holidays. Seriously. Now this is more like it! Throw this oversized cashmere beauty from … Continue reading Dream in Sea Green
Last night, famous style photographer and blogger Scott Schuman of the Sartorialist visited the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago to give a talk and sign copies of his new book, Closer. The MCA was clearly unaware of his enormous popularity. The barely publicized event drew throngs of fashion and photography lovers all dressed to … Continue reading The Sartorialist in Chicago
Today's inspiration comes from the masculine shades found in winter's austere landscape. Silvery grey, snow white, midnight and weathered teak meld with the warmth of deep mahogany, rich amber, camel, and espresso to create a sophisticated neutral palette in menswear and interiors. Images via The Gifts of Life, Patterson Maker, and Pinterest.
If I could steal anyone's entire wardrobe it would be Olivia Palermo's. But it's not just what she has, it's her insane ability to put it all together. Palermo has mastered a two-thirds-uptown/one-third-downtown aesthetic that makes every look from casual to cocktail impossibly, enviably chic.
J Crew Collection handknit cable sweater $398 - jcrew.com J Crew thermal striped henley $45 - jcrew.com Navy wool military coat $87 - newlook.com Rag & Bone corduroy pants $176 - lagarconne.com Madewell biker boots $248 - madewell.com Leather belt $23 - target.com Ray Ban sunglasses $140 - piperlime.gap.com NARS Cosmetics lipgloss $24 - beauty.com
Enza Costa colorblock top intermixonline.com Sweater vest barneys.com Arlotta short robe journelle.com Citizens of humanity jeans net-a-porter.com Brooks Brothers knee high socks brooksbrothers.com La perla journelle.com La perla journelle.com Belle by Sigerson Morrison leather boots couture.zappos.com Madewell suede bag madewell.com Ileana Makri gold jewelry matchesfashion.com Moncler bergdorfgoodman.com Checked Wool Throw williams-sonoma.com Bodum Bistro Nouveau Coffee … Continue reading Weekend Casual
The cold November winds are blowing through Chicago, taking down leaves and leaving a serious chill in the air. Dressing for the elements and feeling stylish are not always synonymous, so I thought I would pass along some of my favorite outwear pieces and foul weather gear lines that look great and keep you warm … Continue reading Foul Weather Gear