jeans

off duty

The weather and my wardrobe are both in holding patterns for the time being. I’m trying to re-mix some of my lighter pieces and rely…

Embellishment

If you pay attention to fashion news, apparently “embellished” items continue to be a hot fall trend. I purchased this linen Maje tee in Paris…

What Moves You?

Last week’s repost of musings on what’s flattering generated so many great responses! I enjoyed reading them all. In figuring out my style, one of…

La Rentrée

Despite the fact that I haven’t been a student for over three decades, and despite that fact that our kids’ schools now start fall term…

Nautical

Happy Labor Day to those in the USA! In “olden times” (e.g. my childhood), Labor Day meant the end of summer, and the last day…

Best Of Labor Day Weekend Sales

I don’t know about you, but my email inbox has been inundated in the last few days with retailer sale announcements. There is some wheat…

Leaning Into Fall

Fall has always been my favorite style season. But in Southern California, we really don’t see the kind of typical fall weather that has us…

Style Inspiration: Les Gamines

I like to browse through Net-A-Porter for styling inspiration, and loved seeing Charlotte Gainsbourg in this week’s “The Edit” (their weekly e-zine). I’ve always adored…

Wishful Thinking

While not chilly, the return of morning and evening coastal fog since last week means it’s been cool enough to break out the lightweight linen sweaters….