It’s All in the Details

It is starting to dawn on me that dressing well, or rather distinctively, lies not so much in the clothing itself. Instead it is in the details that an outfit is elevated. By “details,” I’m referring to bags, shoes, jewelry, and other accessories. If you want to up your style game, these accoutrements can take…

Product Review: Eve Lom’s Cleanser

Recently, I read that one of the critical things we can do to ensure healthy skin is, at the end of the day, to cleanse it not once but twice. This is recommended to ensure you remove all of the day’s debris–grime from the air, oils that have built up, makeup, etc.–and to prep the…

Substituting “Regular” Dresses for Wedding Dresses

These days, unless you come from a really well-off family or make boatloads of dough yourself, chances are coming up with the cash for your wedding is a struggle. It seems as though the minute the word “wedding” gets attached to anything–be it food, drink, or venue–the price skyrockets. This is certainly the case when…

Saving Face: My Favorite Matte Sunscreens

When it comes to skincare, I prefer to follow advice that all the experts agree on rather than chasing the latest fad. The one rule that everyone who wants to keep their skin as healthy, cancer-free, and youthful as possible should follow is this: wear sunscreen every day no matter where you live or what…

Menswear Inspired Shoes

There is something so cool about women’s shoes that have been inspired by menswear. I guess I’ve always been drawn to a melange of male and female looks for women. Even at the gym, I’d much rather dress it down guy style than parade around in pink leggings. The same is true for my shoes….

Ravishing Ruffles

Ruffles are all the rage this season, and there is something so delectable about them for summer. Maybe it’s the way they catch the soft breeze or how they convey something so sensual and feminine. Whatever the reason, I am loving the look. For those with ample breasts, do not despair. V-necks with ruffles can…

The Vacation Edit

Summer 2018 is all about comfort…jeans that don’t stifle, light-colored tops in ethereal fabrics, and platform espadrilles that cushion your pads and add height. The flourishing final touches are a pair of statement sunnies, a round straw purse that you can either carry (so cute) or sling across your body for hands-free strolling, tassel earrings…

Royal Raiment

Imagine being invited to the hottest fairy tale wedding in town, London town that is. What would you wear to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s upcoming nuptials? You have to hit all the right marks. It can’t be too sexy or show too much flesh. It should speak to the importance of the event, not…

Designer Spotlight: Zimmermann

The tale of the Zimmermann sisters–Nicky and Simone–is the stuff of fashion legend. They went pretty much from their parents’ garage straight to the pages of Vogue. Over time, the siblings have grown their luxury line of sophisticated ready-to-wear and beach attire into an internationally celebrated brand. Officially launched in Sydney, Australia, in 1991, their designs…

Designer Spotlight: Ulla Johnson

If you love dreamy, bohemian dresses replete with ruffles and a bent that is both feminine and sophisticated,  you need to check out the gorgeous wares of designer Ulla Johnson. A native of Manhattan, Johnson spent her early years trekking around the world with her parents, both of whom are archaeologists. The global awareness she…